Whitsunday Great Walk, Airlie Beach

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A rambling, twisting trail making its way through some of Queensland’s most spectacular coastal scenery, Whitsunday Great Walk provides a safe and enjoyable way to explore the Airlie Beach region. The trail meanders and climbs high above sea level, ensuring that you’ll be able to look out across the ocean towards the spectacular Whitsunday islands. The walk is 2.5km (1.6 mi) long. To visit Whitsunday Great Walk and other attractions in Airlie Beach, use our Airlie Beach trip itinerary planner.
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  • August 3, 2017
    Despite some difficulty in finding the trail (because his name is not the same on the sign at the trailhead), we had a great time. Certainly the climbs are steep but we forget the difficulty with the splendid panorama of the city and the sea waiting for us at the top.
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  • July 23, 2017
    Wow how magical is this place. Sand was a soft as flour, Tour was magnificent and food was great. Got to see some wildlife in there natural habitat on the land and in the ocean. Just absolutely stunni...  more »
  • July 7, 2017
    Did the walk with my 8 year old son and 10 year old daughter. The way up was a bit steep, took a bit of effort. Total time was 4 hours for us. And we took 2 short break in between. The lookout is beau...  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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