Top 5 Things To Do..

In The Whitsundays

Visit Whitehaven Beach

Make your Whitsundays Holiday complete with a day trip to this idyllic location.  Our Whitehaven Beach Day Trip includes an Aussie Beach BBQ, snacks, optional guided tours, seasonal stinger suits and return transfers!  

Scenic flight over the Heart Reef

One for the bucket list!  Enjoy a flight for 2 over the iconic heart reef.  Perfect for romantic occasionas and capturing memorable snaps.

Explore the Whitsunday Ngaro Sea Trail

Enjoy the many walking trails and hikes on Whitsunday Island. This comprehensive guide provides info and trail maps for your convenience.

Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier reef, an expansive coral reef system located in the Coral Sea, is home to a huge variety of colour fish and coral with plenty of snorkel spots!  View the best snorkel spots in the Whitsundays.

Sail the Coral Sea

Famous for our sailing, the Whitsundays even has its own race week!  Whether you’re a novice or a weathered sailor, head to the Whitsundays Sailing Club to volunteer and get involved.

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    More Things To Do AIRLIE BEACH..

    The Bicentennial Boardwalk

    Cannonvale to Airlie Beach

    The Bicentennial Walkway connects Airlie Beach to Cannonvale on a boardwalk along the stunning Coral Sea coastline. There are several cafes and dining options along the way. It is lit at night and a joy for locals and visitors alike. We highly recommend this walk.

    Airlie Beach Lagoon

    275 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach

    Airlie Beach Lagoon is free and includes a toddler pool, a shallow children’s pool and a large pool (split into 2 zones).

    Conveniently situated between Airlie’s Main Street and the coastline, visitors are awarded excellent views out to the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands.

    The lagoon is chlorinated and with Lifeguards on patrol provides a safe swimming environment all year round.

    BoaThaven Beach

    Port of Airlie, The Beacons, Airlie Beach

    Boathaven Beach is walking distance from the main street and is a perfect location to watch boats departing the Port of Airlie. A calm stretch of beach with safety nets, this beach makes for a good family day out.  BYO everything.



    Return transfers from Airlie Beach

    Whitsunday Crocodile Safari offers guests a unique Australian nature experience in natural habitat.

    Explore the unique tropical environment of the Whitsunday coastline as you experience the wildlife and vegetation in the estuaries and wetlands.

    Certainly a Highly recommended tour during the Winter months.


    2/350 Shute Harbour Rd, 4802, Airlie Beach

    A traditional Aussie creek with a grand waterfall, surrounded by native bushland and river rocks.  This creek is best visited during the wet season, just after it has rained to ensure the waterfall is flowing at it’s best.

    Take mozzie spray!

    hydeaway bay & dingo beach

    Gloucester Drive, Hydeaway Bay

    Take a drive (approx 45 mins) to Hydeaway Bay & Dingo Beach. No crowds, beautiful scenery and some great eatery’s! Visit Montes Reef Resort or Cape Gloucester Beach Resort for lunch, then head to the pristine calm beach with your towel and snorkelling gear for a perfect day out.





    Located on the main street of Airlie near the centre roundabout, KC’s has live music every night and a fantastic atmosphere. This iconic venue Has been around for as long as Whitehaven Xpress!

    Captain’s Tip: Try the croc and kanga plate.

    How To Get To KC’s


    A great place to hang out with family or friends, for lunch or an early dinner. Situated right on the coastline, you are awarded stunning views across the Coral Sea to Airlie.

    Complimentary pick up service available. 

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