Airlie Beach is the gateway to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. And one of the cruisiest ways to get to this picturesque part of Queensland is on board Queensland Rail’s Spirit of Queensland. It departs Brisbane for the tropics 5 times a week – and offers a comfortable alternative to long hours behind the steering wheel. First class means you have meals delivered to your seat which – thanks to Railbed technology – turns into a comfy single bed at night.
Queensland Rail Travel
1300 131 722
Once you arrive at Proserpine, it’s just half an hour by road to Airlie Beach. All sorts of island adventures start from Abell Point Marina – including fun-filled sea-spray adventures with Whitsunday Jet Ski Tours. Choose a half or full day tour with experienced guides – and you can explore the bays and waterways of Airlie and the islands beyond. Whitsunday Jet Ski Tours offer free pick up and drop off at your Airlie accommodation.
Whitsunday Jetski Tours
0459 538 754
After a day of sun and fun, you’ll be keen for a sweet spot to put your feet up. Boathaven Spa Resort, at the Port of Airlie, offers 1, 2 and 3 bedroom rooms, suites and studios with all the modern conveniences. Private balconies overlook the swimming pool and marina.
Boathaven Spa Resort
1800 985 856