Airlie Beach & the Whitsundays

Woman in sea: Whitsunday IslandsAre you thinking about visiting the Whitsundays but not sure which island would best suit you? Or do you already know where you are going and just want to find out more?

Let us help you plan your best holiday ever, and maybe also help you to find a discount or package deal here online.

The Whitsunday Islands: an overview

The Whitsundays are a group of islands located off the coast of Queensland about 300 KM to the south of Townsville. With a fantastic climate, clear blue water and beautiful scenery the islands are regarded as a national treasure.

They make the ideal location for your next holiday, with an outstanding range of accommodation to suit most budgets and no end of things to do. Whether you want to spend your time diving, sailing, swimming or just want a relaxing break in paradise, the Whitsunday Islands are the perfect destination.

view from Airlie BeachAirlie Beach Airlie Beach has so much more to offer the visitor than just a departure point for the islands, with a wide range of good value accommodation, lots of restaurants and bars plus plenty of things to see and do.
Whitsunday Islands aerial shotThe Whitsundays The Whitsunday Islands are a paradise on earth that cater to just about all pockets, from the backpacker right up to the jetsetter. Find out here which best suit your holiday plans.
windsurfer in the Whitsunday IslandsWhitsundays Activities There are plenty of activities to enjoy for all ages including boat trips, diving, snorkeling, fishing, scenic helicopter flights, sailing, bushwalks and much more…
Great Barrier Reef aerial photoGreat Barrier Reef The Whitsundays are the perfect location from which to visit the world famous Great Barrier Reef, one of Australia’s most amazing natural wonders and truly a “must see” attraction.

The Whitsundays - image 24You may want to find out which of the islands are best suited to your needs: some islands are more suitable for families than others and some are better for a peaceful, relaxing break. Budget also plays a factor. You don’t want to book a week’s accommodation on the wrong island! Don’t worry, we will take a look at the differences between the islands and which are your best choice.

Accommodation in the Whitsundays

Accommodation of all types is available no matter what your budget – from hotels, apartments and bungalows right up to luxurious five star resorts.

Be it a secluded villa for a romantic getaway, a family friendly resort with plenty to do for parents and kids, or a simple beachfront cabin from which to enjoy the breath-taking scenery – the Whitsundays have every type of accommodation you could possibly want. We hope to see you soon…