Bars & Nightclubs in Airlie Beach

Airlie Beach is a vibrant, busy hub of pubs, clubs and bars and there is a venue to cater for all tastes.



Open: 10am till late

Location: 366 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Over the years Magnums Hotel has evolved into one of the top entertainment venues in Queensland with frequent guests from around Australia making the trip to the Whitsundays to experience what Magnums has to offer. Magnums Hotel is located in the middle of the main street of Airlie Beach and is open from 10am till late 7 days a week.

Magnums Hotel is the largest entertainment venue in Airlie Beach, with multiple levels boasting: 6 bars including a nightclub, 5 pool tables, Biggest TV north of Brisbane, 40 gaming machines and Airlie's largest beer garden. With regular touring acts from around Australia and the world Magnums Hotel is the hub of the entertainment scene in Airlie Beach. Whether it's the New Years Eve party with over 4,000 party people or Thursday night live Cane Toad Racing you're sure to make some new friends and memories at Magnums.

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Open: 10am - 12am

Location: 356 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Beaches is a backpackers bar with drink specials, cheap meal deals and live music every afternoon. There is a couple of pool tables and arcade games and the beer garden is inspired by a German drinking hall with long tables that run the length of the bar, great place to meet travellers from all over the world.


Down Under Bar & Grill

Open: 11am - late

Location: 336 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Down Under bar or DUB for short is another backpackers bar at the top of the street. They have indoor and outdoor seating, live music and games, meal deals, drink specials and a DJ on the weekends.


Shed Bar @ Nomads

Open: 4pm - 12am

Location: 354 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (just behind main street)

Shed Bar is a bit of a locals secret, hidden behind the main street in Nomads Backpackers, Shed Bar is exactly what it sounds like, a bar in a tin shed. Set under a beautiful old tree and right next to a pool for everyones use, Shed Bar is a no frills bar with tables and drinks. It can be very quiet during the week but Sunday evenings from 4pm it's the only place in town to be.

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Capers on the Esplanade

Open: 10am - 12am

Location: 16 Airlie Esplanade, Airlie Beach (main street)

Capers is a bistro-style restaurant that has a lot of different seating areas and a fantastic selection of both domestic and craft beers on tap. With pool tables and plenty of comfy lounges to relax on, it's a great spot to spend a few hours on holidays.


Anchor Bar

Open: 3pm - 10pm 

Location: 5 Golden Orchid Drive, Airlie Beach

Anchor bar has the best view in town, set up on the hill as part of Whitsunday Terraces Resort, the bar feautures a pool, spa, pool table and they also serve food. A very relaxed, laid-back bar, with patrons in swimwear, it's a perfect place to relax and look out at the beautiful Whitsundays. They even brew their own beer!

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Shuckz Oyster & Wine Bar

Open: 1pm - 10pm

Location: Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Shuckz is exactly what it sounds like, fresh, locally sourced oysters and a beautiful selection of wines to accompany them.


Denman Cellars

Open: Monday - Thursday 5pm - 8.30pm, Friday - Sunday 12pm - 8.30pm

Location: Shop G15, 33 Port of Airlie Drive, Airlie Beach

Denman Cellars is found at the Port of Airlie and is a great spot to sit in the afternoons as it is in full shade from the hot afternoon sun. Looking out onto the marina, Denmans serves 800 beers and ciders from around the world and delicious 'beer bites' to compliment the beers. They offer a range of other drinks and food.

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Mangrove Jacks

Open: 10am - 12am 

Location: 297 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Mangrove Jacks is your typical Australian pub, with food served, poker machines, a TAB for the sports betting and beers on tap.


Breeze Bar

Open: 3pm - 12am (Saturdays open from 7am)

Location: 3/293 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Breeze Bar sits on the corner of the Main Street and The Esplanade, making it the perfect place to people watch and soak up the town vibe. They specialise in cocktails and have an extensive list for you to choose from.


Sorrento Restaurant & Bar

Open: 12pm - 9pm

Location: 22 Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach (Abell Point Marina North-end)

Sorrento's is the best sunset spot in town, with the marina on one side and the Coral Sea on the other, the sun dips behind the mountains and lights up the sky with colour on most days. Sorrento's serves food and great pizzas, and is a fully stocked bar whatever your taste is.

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Mama Africa Bar & Nightclub

Open: 9pm - 5am

Location: Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Mama Africa has long been established as the late late night venue for Airlie Beach, where you go to end your night and dance the night away. It is themed as a jungle inside with large animals and a zebra print dancefloor, it's always a fun night!


Boom Nightclub

Open: 10pm - late

Location: Level 1, 352 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach (main street)

Boom Nightclub is a fun modern club in the heart of town that gets a big crowd most nights of the week. Boom often hosts guest DJ's from all over the country.