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Shute Harbour, Airlie Beach

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Historic Walking Area Beach
Shute Harbour is a small community south of Airlie Beach, where you can take charter boats out to the islands or rent a houseboat or yacht. Walk along trails in the bush to the secluded beaches. Climb up the stairs to the platform to catch an impressive view of the harbor. Enjoy coffee at the cafe on the dock while listening to live music. Plan your visit to Shute Harbour and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Airlie Beach vacation generator.
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  • The whole area is beautiful but has been hit hard by the visit fro cyclone Debbie. If you go up to the car park high up above Shute harbour, there's a hike out to coral beach...it's a 15 minute walk a...  more »
  • Stumbled across this by accident. Sunny day and the views were fantastic in this very quiet area! Worth a stop to take a few photos!  more »
  • We went to Shute harbour to do a Salty Dog kayak half day trip. I was surprised at how much damage had yet to be repaired in various buildings there. Car parking was free! There is a good look out up ...  more »

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Where to stay in Airlie Beach

As the jumping-off point for the Whitsunday Islands, Arlie Beach boasts a selection of hostels specifically catering to backpackers. Centrally located inns offer a low-cost option mere minutes from popular bars and restaurants. If you're looking for something quieter, consider one of the area's motels or rental apartments, many of which offer fully equipped kitchens, secure parking, and free Wi-Fi, just a walk away from good shopping and dining opportunities in central Arlie Beach. 
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