©

Proserpine trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Proserpine

(4.4/5 based on 260+ reviews for 5 attractions)
Things to do: nature, outdoors, museums
Proserpine is a town in Whitsunday Region in the state of Queensland, Australia. It is situated on the Bruce Highway. It was founded in the 1890s. At the 2011 census, Proserpine had a population of 3,390. Proserpine is an anchor for the Whitsundays region, providing some key infrastructure, including the rail station, the mainland airport for scheduled jet services, two high schools, the hospital and other vital services. It lies around 26km inland from Airlie Beach on the Bruce Highway, and it has grown since its foundation in the 19th century due to the success of its sugar and cattle industries. The demonym of Proserpine is Proserpinian.The town is located along the banks of the Proserpine River and is surrounded by vast flat areas of land primarily used for cane farming. It prides itself on its friendly atmosphere and in 2007 it won the Tourism Queensland Friendliest town award. In recent years the town has started to grow again after almost 2 decades of stagnation. This growth is being driven by Proserpine's affordability compared to other locations in the region and its strategic position in relation to transport infrastructure. The town is being promoted as a viable place for workers from the mines in the Bowen Basin to live who engage in the Fly-in fly-out practice. Currently there are a number of infrastructure projects underway in the town to cater for this growth most notably the construction of the Water treatment plant on Pound Yard Road. The plant is being constructed by Lend Lease Infrastructure company Abigroup.
Plan your tour of Proserpine and Australia travel itinerary using our Australia tour planner.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Proserpine

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Proserpine

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Proserpine:
Adventure, beaches, sightseeing
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Adventure, sightseeing, zoos & aquariums
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Beaches, nature
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Theme parks, parks, trails
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Beaches, sightseeing, nightlife
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Queensland

60 days in Australia & New Zealand BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 19 days in Australia BY A USER FROM CANADA March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 14 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, teens, popular PREFERENCES: December, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 18 days in Australia BY A USER FROM BULGARIA March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM INDIA March, teens, kids, relaxing, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, teens, kids, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Australia BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 18 days in Australia BY A USER FROM BULGARIA March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: March, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Brisbane BY A USER FROM CZECH REPUBLIC May, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Australia, Auckland & Christchurch BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 24 days in Middle East, Asia & South Pacific BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM April, outdoors, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: April, outdoors, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News