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Holiday in Airlie Beach
Are you looking to holiday in Airlie Beach?
Airlie Beach is one of the most beautiful coastal locations in Australia. The gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, the town attracts a large number of tourists to the region each year. With palm trees dotting the idyllic white sand beaches, the sapphire blue waters of the ocean lapping peacefully at the shores, the friendly locals, and the breathtaking views of the islands and Coral Sea, it’s easy to see why so many people want to make Airlie Beachthere number one holiday destination.
Airlie Beach is in Queensland, and it is part of the gorgeous Whitsunday region. For years, it was known as one of the main departure points for the Great Barrier Reef. Nowadays, it’s know more for its booming tourism industry – especially with those who love backpacking, camping, diving, snorkelling and taking photos of some of the most beautiful creatures and scenic landscapes in Australia.
Ten Reasons to Holiday in Airlie Beach
1.The Great Barrier Reef – one of the 7 natural wonders of the world is located just 34 nautical miles from the mainland. The reef provides magnificent diving. Snorkelling and fishing
2.74 Islands of outstanding natural beauty and secluded natural anchorages. Providing one of the world’s best sailing and boating destinations. Only eight of the 74 islands are inhabited with a number of world class resorts, such as Hayman Island (no 4 in the world). Club Med and Hamilton Island.
3.Sink your feet into the white silica sands of the world famous Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. Voted the 4th best beach in the world.
4.Mainland village atmosphere surrounded by 22,000 hectares of National Parks, 30 kilometres of walking trails through stunning rainforest, creeks and waterfalls.
5.Dining and entertainment options centre around the resort town of Airlie Beach, ranging from silver service resort dining to al fresco cafes, while the nightclubs and bars provide plenty of entertainment well into the night.
6.A wide range of activities are available on land, air and sea – fishing, snorkelling, diving and wildlife experiences. Shuttle pickups available from your accommodation in Airlie Beach.
7.Natural experiences such as the Proserpine River Crocodile Tours, Peter Faust dam for barramundi fishing and marvel at the displays during the whale season.
8.The Airlie Beach Lagoon is situated right in the centre of Airlie Beach and has become the focal point of the area.
9.World class golfing destinations at Laguna Quays and Hamilton Island Gold Club.
10.Ease of access through either Whitsunday Coast Airport, only a 30 minute drive from Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island Airport with daily services to Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne, and with ferry services to Abel Point Marina or Shute Harbour.