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Customer Travel Tips for Airlie Beach

78% Avg. city rating Rated by 248 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 79%

Shopping 69%

Chilling out / relaxing 90%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 78%

Culture 62%

Nightlife / partying 83%

Value for money 76%

Customer Travel Tips for Airlie Beach

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69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
69% Avg. rating


15 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Bring towels

Liked: The viees

Disliked: No

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
62% Avg. rating


27 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Save your money on cheap drink and meal deals and spend it on boat trips.

Liked: Beautiful chilled out little paradise, super cheap meals and drinks, great opportunity for outdoor activities,

Disliked: Mama Africa

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
80% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Do a boat tour to Whitsundays!

Liked: Very laid back place, everyone is friendly and happy to chat. The Whitsundays are breath taking and definitely worth a visit, you cannot leave Airlie without doing a boat tour.

Disliked: Slightly expensive.

47% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 20%
47% Avg. rating


13 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Do not stay more than is neccessary. Take the Ride to Paradise tour.

Liked: It's a Gateway to Whitsundays

Disliked: Restaurant choice was not great and the atmosphere was not great with people just passing through for the Whitsunday tours.

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
80% Avg. rating


30 Mar 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Good place for a relaxing holiday

Liked: The beach, weather and outdoor activities .

Disliked: Too many insects.

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


08 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the lagoon! :-)

Liked: Awesome lagoon

Disliked: Nope

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


01 Sep 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: If you have a bike licence, ride a scooter (or rent a car) and go to Cape Gloucester..beautiful beaches if you aren't going to the islands.

Liked: Beautiful climate, friendly people, close to the islands with lots of activities.

Disliked: Nil

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
76% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: get on a few day yatchet cruise and go diving

Liked: good night life, a few nice walks

Disliked: you are not going to be able to spend more than a few days there without getting bored. its all about going on the boats out to the islands

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


11 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Events / festivals Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Make sure you book a boat tour in advance & don't go in wet season.

Liked: The lagoon was a lovely place to relax during the day. Plenty of bars and nice restaurants, also the port was newly refurbished and had beautiful hotels. No matter the purpose of your stay it would suit everyone and every age.

Disliked: No

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


09 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Always walk arround and ask about the tours...most of the backpackers offer you free accommodation if you book a tour with them wich is the mail reason to come to airle beach and from here go to the whitsundays

Liked: The water is beautifull.....nice small town whit restaurants and bars....lots of backpackers

Disliked: No

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
91% Avg. rating


06 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Get out there!

Liked: Great time, love the nightlife and the great people from all around the world you meet!

Disliked: No

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


27 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Book trips/excursions early!

Liked: Easy access to the Whitsundays! And the lagoon was great.

Disliked: Not much to do in the evening if you don't want to go clubbing.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


16 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Its the gateway to the Whitsundays and a good base if your starting or returning from your sailing and boating excursions. Good place to chill out.

Liked: Plenty of excursions, easy to walk around and travel, good atmosphere buzzing about the place. Would definitely return.

Disliked: I cant find any complaints about Airlie Beach, great wee place.

67% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
67% Avg. rating


08 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: use Airlie as your access point to the great barrier reef and excursions to whitehaven beach, snorkeling and fishing...but only stay as long as necessary as it is very crowded with drunk party backpackers

Liked: Access to Whitehaven beach and the great barrier reef

Disliked: backpacker small town

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


31 May 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: enjoy

Liked: Weather and shopping

Disliked: No

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


23 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Laguna

Liked: Laguna

Disliked: No

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


18 May 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: dont go in May or risk bad weather.

Liked: Location

Disliked: weather

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


12 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Get up early to see the sunrise!

Liked: The lagoon

Disliked: Nope

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


30 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Book Whitsundays trips in advance as the book up quickly. I met lots of people who had not done that had hadn't managed to get a place on any trips. Also if sailing the Whitsundays take a small waterproof bag if you have one.

Liked: Loved it all. The lagoon, the board walk and the markets on Saturday are great. Nice to wander in the little shops and along the boardwalk. Lots of places to book trips and can do as little or as much as suits.

Disliked: No

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


29 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: It's calm and relaxing - not a party place, but definitely for adventure!

Liked: The Lagoon

Disliked: Very calm night life

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78% Avg. city rating Rated by 248 customers

Activities / excursions 89%

Restaurants / eating out 79%

Shopping 69%

Chilling out / relaxing 90%

Getting around / public transport 73%

Sightseeing 78%

Culture 62%

Nightlife / partying 83%

Value for money 76%

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