Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Shute Harbour, Cannonvale, Whitsundays Coast, Proserpine, Bowen, Coral Sea and Great Barrier Reef. Self-Drive Tour with Hotel Car Hire (unlimited kms) Bonus Vouchers. Departs from Whitsundays Themes include: Queensland, Departs from Whitsundays, Fly-Drive Car, Returns from Whitsundays. + Show more
3 days Car Hire, "no worries" unlimited kms, comprehensive insurance
3 nights good standard Airlie Beach hotel (luxury upgrades available)
Queensland Bonus Voucher Book ($500 value discounts at shops, restaurants & attractions)
Relax all the hard work has been taken out of your Self-Drive Holiday. Enjoy the freedom of the open road and the security of this popular DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Itinerary.
Great Barrier ReefCoral SeaShute HarbourAbel Point MarinaWWII Gunyarra Gas StationConway National ParkDaydream IslandEdgecumbe BayThe Big Mango
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Prepare to be amazed at the Whitsundays; the other part which makes up the Whitsundays - the little known coastal Whitsundays, Airlie Beach, Proserpine, Boathaven Beach, Lake Proserpine, the majestic Conway National Park alive with fabulous flora and fauna, Cedar Creek Falls, Hideaway Beach and Dingo Beach, and the Proserpine River with Saltwater Crocodiles - great for a Self-Drive package holiday to compliment a break on one of the 74 Islands of the Whitsundays; of National Parks, pristine beaches and washed by gin clear, azure ocean for snorkelling, diving, swimming and sailing is part of the fabulous Great Barrier Reef.
Self-Drive Tour from Airlie Beach, Whitsundays, Queensland.
Self-Drive Airlie Beach
Airlie Beach Lagoon (grassy knolls, you pick - shade or sun, sandy beach area, safe stinger free area and shallows for kids, landscaped gardens, children's pool), Boathaven Beach (new beach on new peninsula, The Beacons, soft white sand, northerly aspect all-tide beach, Coral Sea views, swimming sunbathing) Abel Point Marina (cafes, shops, posh boats and ferries), Shute Harbour, hillside views (stunning panoramic vistas over Airlie town, beaches, islands and bays), shops, boutiques, brilliant dining and cafes, Conway National Park (rainforest-clad mountains, forested hills and deep valleys, flora and fauna, Proserpine rock-wallabies, Australia's mound-building birds the orange-footed scrubfowl and the Australian brush-turkey, walk to pebbly beach overlooking Daydream Island, The Kingfisher Circuit (part of the Whitsunday Great Walk, tulip oaks (dressed with huge basket ferns), giant strangler figs, seasonal creeks, huge, brilliant turquoises hued Ulysses butterflies, grey fantail birds, uphill walk beyond brilliant palm trees, and old logging road), Mount Rooper Lookout (panoramic vista of the Whitsunday Passage and islands, 2 km walk track connects to Swamp Bay track - open forest gives way to lowland rainforest.) Cannonvale (sheltered beach, bbqs, picnic areas, rock pools and molten rock formation).
Self- Drive Tours from Whitsundays Coast
We highly recommend that you consider one of our extended packages that take you out of Airlie Beach and self-drive touring throughout Queensland.
Proserpine Area: Proserpine (Cattle and sugar town, galleries, collections, museum (artefacts and interactive displays on gold mining, farming, sugar cane, the historic WWII Gunyarra Experimental Gas Station, local history), Goorganga Wetlands (most dense estuarine (saltwater) crocodiles live along the mud banks of the Proserpine River, boat and Indigenous bush tucker tours), Proserpine River (Barramundi fishing in season) Lake Proserpine also called the Peter Faust Dam (fishing heaven - year round - the biggest impoundment of prized catch, barramundi in the world with a stock of some one million barramundi. Annual restock of 20k barramundi fingerlings, great for sleepy cod, Saratoga, sooty grunter and freshwater crayfish, bbq facilities), Cedar Creek Falls (cascading waterfalls and swimming hole, natural rock amphitheatre, bush walks, flora and fauna) Dingo Beach, Conway Beach.
North to Bowen: Traverse fertile farmlands and swaying sugar cane fields, to Bowen historic (charming, sleepy seaside town, established 1800's, fishing, mining and agriculture town, surrounded by fertile farmlands, beautiful bays, palm fringed beaches, Horseshoe Bay (snorkeling), historic jetty (drop a line), walk tracks and lookouts - Flagstaff Hill (360 degree vistas), street art murals, historical museum), some 7 beaches on Edgecumbe Bay, Front Beach (family fun), snorkeling off close to shore fringing coral reefs, The Big Mango ( an iconic BIG thing - Bowen is home of the fabulous, delicious Kensington Pride Mango), wild buffalo, camels and emus en route to Collinsville (coal mining town, historic Bowen River Hotel, Coal Face Museum).