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Things to do in Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach

Dive into Paradise at Airlie Beach

Surrounded by rich green forests and dazzling turquoise waters, Airlie Beach is your gateway to exploring the tropical Whitsunday Islands.

Situated in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Airlie Beach is a small town with big vibes, plenty of adventure and a buzzing nightlife. With over 70 beaches, bays and islands on offer you only need to decide whether you want to sail, jet ski, dive or sunbathe.

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AIRLIE BEACH MUST DOS

Airlie Beach is the perfect place to discover the Whitsundays; choose your own adventure with boats, planes, jet skis, kayaks and much more available to suits every pace. Here are our top experiences and tours:

Whitehaven Beach

1. WHITEHAVEN BEACH

The soft white sands of Whitehaven Beach make it one of the most beautiful beaches in the world and is well worth a visit. Whitehaven Beach is accessible by boat, helicopter or seaplane from Airlie Beach.

Sailing in the Whitsundays

2. SAIL THE WHITSUNDAYS

Sailing the Whitsunday Islands is a great way to find secluded coves and discover the hidden underwater wold of the reef.

Snorkelling and taking a selfie on the Great Barrier Reef

3. GO DIVING ON THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Dive into the Great Barrier Reef at Reefworld, a dedicated diving pontoon that also boasts an underwater observatory, sun deck and much more.

Airlie Beach lagoon

4. RELAX AT THE LAGOON

Airlie Beach Lagoon is perfect place for a safe swim, lazing on the sandy beach, enjoying a BBQ and soaking up the amazing views.

AIRLIE BEACH WEATHER

Airlie Beach weather Dec-Feb 24-31C av rain 340mm, March-May 21-29C av rain 237mm, June-Aug 17-26C av rain 34mm, Sept-Oct 20-29C av rain 58mm