Whitsunday Great Walk, Airlie Beach

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#4 of 11 in Parks in Airlie Beach
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. See Whitsunday Great Walk and all Airlie Beach has to offer by arranging your trip with our Airlie Beach trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Started from Forest Road First 1/3 of the trail is relatively flat and a maintained trail to the first campground There's water tanks there or you can go to the creek for fresh water. All must be trea...  more »
  • As of November 2017 the second campsite from Forestry Road is not accessible due to trees being knocked over from the cyclone. There are no indications of this anywhere so beware. There are 2 water re...  more »
  • Did the walk from Airlie beach. Would recomment doing it on a cloudy day, If you don't like the heat and sun, while doing hard physical work. Up hill almost all the way up, but then down hill all the ...  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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