The Australian resort town of Airlie Beach located on the Whitsunday Coast of Queensland's is known as the gateway to Whitsunday Islands and the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. Sea cruises depart daily from the different ports including Airlie, Abell Point Marina and the harbor in Shute. Airlie is a hub of activity in Queensland offering a wide range of activities both on and off the shore along with exciting nightlife opportunity and with your own boat charter, you’ll be on your way to getting a little taste of it all!
Head Out to the Incredible Great Barrier Reef. Few things are as famous in the world’s oceans as the amazing Great Barrier Reef. The famed reef is just a short sail away and one of the best places to explore. It’s truly a diving and snorkeling paradise and something you’ll definitely want to devote a least a few days to explore. From the rainbow of corals to the tropical fish and the shimmering waters, it is truly one of the most spectacular places in the world!
Soak Up the Holiday Atmosphere of Airlie. One of the things travelers most appreciate about Airlie is its relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Before you even head off on your aquatic adventure, you’ll be immediately getting that great vacation feeling. The town is simply charming and full of great cafes, shops and restaurants and opportunities for you to kick back on one of the bleachers or near the lagoon or go off to enjoy the morning markets that feature a wide array of local arts and crafts along with amazing food options.
Whale Watching, Fishing, and So Much More. Airlie is not just near the Great Barrier Reef, but also one of the best places for whale watching. Each year's large numbers of different species of whales pass through the region on the migratory routes. Closer to the shore, you can find the wildlife sanctuary- any bird lover's paradise where you can find over 200 different native and migratory species depending on the season. Exploring the Great Outdoors is just the beginning of what you can do in Airlie and with your own boat charter, you’ll be able to discover your own unforgettable gems to have a truly one of a kind vacation.