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Airlie Beach Activities

Airlie Beach is the gateway to the travel destination of the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. There are over 74 tropical Whitsunday Islands to choose from including Hamilton Island, Daydream Island, Hook Island, Long Island, Lindeman Island, Hayman Island, Border Island and over 100 trips leaving from the mainland each week! So why limit yourself to one Whitsunday Island when you can visit them all while still enjoying luxurious four star mainland resort accommodation at an affordable price.

Explore the Island’s and mainland, untouched National Parks or some of the nine resort Islands such as Daydream Island, Hamilton Island, Long Island, Hayman Island. These can be accessed by a number of cruise operators, most based at Abel Point Marina only a five minute walk from Shingley Beach Resort. Let our experienced tour staff arrange your families Whitsundays adventure experience.

Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef “Must See” Icons. Snorkel, Dive, come face to face with teams of tropical reef fish at either Knuckle or Hardy Reefs. The Resort has its very own Whitsundays Reef Safari Dive Centre offering a number of Learn to Dive Packages, whether looking for first class tuition, open water dive courses or an exhilarating reef adventure. For details press the button below.

Walk on the seven kilometers of glistening pure- white silica sands of Whitehaven Beach on the eastern side of the uninhabited Whitsunday Island, considered one of the top ten beaches in the world. For details of packages press the button below.


There are a number of daily sailing tours around the magnificent Whitsunday Islands, such as  the Exhilarating “Camira” 85 feet of Awesome Fun or Maxi Sailing on “Ragamuffin” world class Maxi Racing Yacht. Sail the amazing turquoise sheltered waters visiting Daydream Island, Long Island, Hamilton Island, Hayman Island and the open waters outside Hook Island, Border Island, Whitsunday Island. Two or three day fully catered and escorted small group sailing tours such as Pacific Sunrise where you can snorkel and swim and visit some unique locations, experience the tranquility and beauty of the Whitsunday Island environment.

Bare Boat Charters

The resort is situated beside Abel Point Marina, home of a selection of Bare Boat Charter Companies.To name a few, Charter Yacht Australia , Cumberland Yacht Charter . So stay at the resort prior to and on your return from your private charter.

Snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef

Queensland Yacht Charters

Queensland Yacht Charters offer an extensive range of affordable self skipper charter boats to cruise or sail around the Whitsunday Islands. QYC are well known as the friendliest and most trusted Whitsunday bareboat charter company with a fleet of international Sailing Vessels such as Bavaria, Catalina and Beneteau yachts, Seawind catamarans as well as a range of flybridge powerboats – Fountaine Pajot catamarans and Sundecker cruisers.

Other Activities

Other Whitsundays activities include skydiving, sea kayaking, ocean rafting, game fishing, crocodile safari, helicopter & seaplane flights, tiger moth joy flights, sunset cruising and much more. Our experienced tour staff can arrange any or all of these activities for you.

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Golf Airlie Beach