Jump aboard and set sail around the Whitsundays - 74 fascinating islands which you’ll never tire of. Explore the natural wilderness, discover fascinating landscapes, laze on secluded beaches and dive into the most wonderfully clear and inviting waters.
Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef or take a scuba tour and dive deeper among tens of thousands of species of the most amazing fish, brilliantly coloured intermingled with glorious corals and other marine life. You’re on one of the seven natural wonders of the world so get out there and enjoy.
A great way to explore the surrounding islands is by joining organised day tours. The islands are diverse and offer something to suit everyone from romantic couples to young families. If its wilderness you’re after, visit the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach. This is one of the world’s best and most famous secluded beaches, and when you walk on the snow white silica sands you’ll appreciate why. For one of the most spectacular views in the Whitsundays, take the short walk up the hill to the lookout across Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach.
In and around Airlie Beach you’ll find a great choice of things to do. Take a dip in the lagoon – take the kids – they’ll love the playground too. Pamper yourself at a day spa or try a little fishing off the many prime spots. No matter what you’re into - sailing and boating adventures, waterskiing, jetskiing, bush walks, river rafting, canoeing, the list is endless and you’ll find the door to it all right here in Airlie Beach.
Please talk to our reception staff about your plans and we’ll assist you with booking the best tours and activities to suit your interests.
Things to do at Airlie Beach
- Pacific Blitz Private Charters
- Ocean Rafting
- Whitsunday Jetski Tours
- Cruise Whitsundays
- Great Barrier Reef Adventures
- Air Whitsunday Seaplanes
- Snorkelling and Scuba Diving
- Game Fishing
- Conway National Park
- Heart Reef
- Airlie Beach Lagoon
Airlie Beach events not to miss
- Airlie Beach Race Week - August
- Social Twilight Sailing – Year round
- Whitsunday SUP Challenge - May
- Airlie Beach Running Festival - July
- Whitsunday Reef Festival - July
- Run the Great Whitsunday Trail - September
- Airlie Beach Music Festival - November