Known as the largest town located in the Whitsundays, Airlie Beach is a beautiful stopping point during your stay on the island. The demographics offer a little bit of everything whether you want beach town vibe or you want to just to be in close proximity to the Great Barrier Reef, Airlie Beach has it all -- outdoor recreation, relaxation, dining and shopping. A number of resorts and accommodations fit any budget or lifestyle, whether you want something quaint and easy like a motel or you prefer to do camping or stay at a luxurious resort, there is an assortments of options for every visitor. Many places throughout Airlie Beach offer spectacular views of the water and village ambience create a laid-back and relaxing atmosphere for all.

A number of tours and outdoor activities are found throughout Airlie Beach. Whether you want to get out on the water and enjoy jet skiing, sailing or kayaking or you want to head inland a bit and enjoy a day of bushwalking or mountain biking, if there’s something that you’re interested in doing chances are you can find it at Airlie Beach. For those who don’t really want to venture out past the village limits, you still have plenty to see and do including shopping, heading over to one of the many resorts spas or dining on fresh and local flavours at one of the various eateries.

Though you can use Airlie Beach as a base destination when you’re visiting the Great Barrier Reef and the surrounding Whitsundays islands, a short drive out of the village provides even more possibilities. Walking trails and gorgeous scenic spots are located throughout the Conway National Park and no trip to the Whitsundays is complete without visiting the picturesque Cedar Creek Falls. After you’ve had your day of fun and adventure, stroll along the quaint village to enjoy the nightlife or even walk around on the Bicentennial Boardwalk, which features dining and shopping nearby. Airlie Beach is loved for its diversity of activities and its beautiful tropical location -- the perfect combination that should be experienced by everyone!