Airlie Beach

Gateway to the Whitsundays
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s great bastions of marine biodiversity. It’s home to 30 different species of cetaceans, over 1,600 species of fish, 3,000 species of mollusk, around 125 species of sharks and stingrays, and 220 species of birds. It also harbours the world’s largest dugong population and major breeding grounds for six species of sea turtles.
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A wonderful serenity has taken possession of my entire soul, like these sweet mornings of spring which I enjoy with my whole heart. I am alone, and feel the charm of existence in this spot, which was created for the bliss of souls like mine. I am so happy, my dear friend, so absorbed in the exquisite sense of mere tranquil existence, that I neglect my talents. I should be incapable of drawing a single stroke at the present moment; and yet I feel that I never was a greater artist than now. When, while the lovely valley teems with vapour around me, and the meridian sun strikes the upper surface of the impenetrable foliage of my trees, and but a few stray gleams steal into the inner sanctuary, I throw myself down among the tall grass by the trickling stream; and, as I lie close to the earth, a thousand unknown plants are noticed by me:...
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Myths Busted!

Here we try to clarify some myths and show off our beautiful township.

Many people get incorrect information about our region. We hope the articles presented here will put you in a better position to make informed decisions about your holiday destination choices.

We at Airlie Beach Tourism are long time residents. We live, play and enjoy the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

And naturally, we would like to show off our town to you.

If you have any questions we can be contacted on +61 7 4948 2888

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