Townsville to Airlie Beach
Travel Between Townsville & Airlie Beach
The road between Townsville and Airlie Beach is lined with sugar cane fields and snaking rivers making up the Burdekin region. Many rural and coastal towns offer small town vibes and friendly locals very willing to share their knowledge and plenty of local produce to be sampled.
HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOWNSVILLE < > AIRLIE BEACH TRIP
1. PARTY ON MAGGIE ISLAND
Visit Magnetic Island, a short 20 minute ferry from Townsville and you’re in paradise, a great spot to watch the morning sunrise.
2. GET YOUR ECO-EXPLORER ON AT PARONELLA PARK
Explore all that is on offer at Paronella Park, eco-accredited with the first privately owned hydro plant.
3. GET A SELFIE WITH THE BIG MANGO
Tick the Big Mango off on your list of 'Australia's BIG things' to see. It's located in Bowen, the mango capital of Australia.
4. BURDEKIN RIVER
Grab a fishing rod and head to the Burerkin River, well known for its barramundi and mud crabs.
5. SAIL THE WHITSUNDAYS!
Whitsundays! With 74 islands in total, the water is the most pristine aqua blue you will ever see and a trip to Whitehaven Beach is definitely one for the bucket list.
BUS STOP LOCATIONS
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville
Heart of the Reef Transit Terminal
The Cove Road, Airlie Beach