Airlie Beach is the primary civilisation in the Whitsunday Islands of Queensland, Australia. It attracts many visitors- sailors who cruise the beautiful islands and beaches, divers who want to see the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef, and anyone looking for an amazing holiday. The town has many shops selling crafts, souvenirs and clothes, and restaurants and bars galore.
The lagoon along the shore is man-made, and is great for sheltered swimming. From Airlie Beach You can charter yachts or take day trips out to Hamilton Island and Daydream Island, or go snorkelling and diving on the Reef.