About Airlie Beach & Great Barrier Reef
Airlie Beach is situated appox 1,100 km north of Brisbane and 700 km south of Cairns. Located on a peninsula that stretches out to the Whitsunday Passage, Airlie is an ideal mainland base for an unforgettable Queensland holiday. The town offers an excellent range of accommodation, dining, and entertainment options. In and around Airlie, you have silver service resort dining to cafes and cheap eats. Airlie’s clubs and bars provide plenty of entertainment well into the night!
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven great wonders of the natural world. Stretching more than 2,300 km along the northeast coast of Australia, from the northern tip of Queensland to just north of Bundaberg, the reef is the largest natural feature on earth and can be seen from outer space. The great Barrier Reef is made up of more than 2,800 coral reefs and boasts a diverse range of colorful marine life providing some of the best diving and snorkeling in the world.