TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN AIRLIE BEACH

1. Do a sailing or boat trip to explore the Whitsundays 
With such a vast range of tours to choose from, there is an option to suit everyone.
 
 
 
2. Snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef
Be amazed by the beautiful colours of the coral and marine wildlife.
 
 
 
3. Visit an island
Take a day trip to Hamilton Island or Whitsunday Island (home of Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet), or charter a boat to explore the islands and their fringing reefs. 
 
 
 
4. Visit Hill Inlet lookout to see the stunning swirling sand formation
A breathtaking view from above to see the white silica sand formations formed over thousands of years.
 
 
 
5. Feel the sand between your toes on Whitehaven Beach
Rated one of the best beaches in the world, the pristine sand and clear water won’t fail to impress you.
 
 
 
6. Find Nemo
There are 12 different species of clownfish that live in the Whitsundays, see if you can find one!
 
 
 
7. Swim with turtles
A very special experience, six of the seven species of marine turtles in the world are found right here, often living up to 80 years old.
 
 
 
8. See the Whitsundays from above; take a scenic flight or do a skydive
Not for the faint hearted, a unique look at the islands that make up the Whitsundays.
 
 
 
9. Meet the locals
Proserpine River has the second largest crocodile population in Queensland, after the Daintree, and you can see them by doing the Crocodile Safari. Otherwise, visit Bredl's Wild Farm to meet some crocodiles, snakes, kangaroos and much more.
 
 
 
10. Sample a stunning sunset
This is a favourite pastime for locals. For a magical sunset, try Abell Point Marina and the Bicentennial Walkway (a picturesque boardwalk that stretches from Cannonvale Beach to Airlie).