By Air

The Whitsundays has two domestic airports - the Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) and the Great Barrier Reef Airport (Hamilton Island). Services are operated by Qantas Link, Jetstar, Tigerair and Virgin Australia from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Cairns.

Shuttle services are available from the Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine) in to Airlie Beach and surrounding suburbs. Pre-book with Whitsundays 2 Everywhere, Whitsunday Transit or Airlie Beach Transfers and Tours or hire a car with Hertz and Europcar.

Cruise Whitsundays operate ferry transfers between Hamilton Island Airport and Port of Airlie in Airlie Beach, which is a 5 minute journey by car to Abell Point Marina.


By Road

The Bruce Highway runs along the Queensland coast through the town of Proserpine and connects to Airlie Beach, approximately 25 minutes along Shute Harbour Road.

Accommodation in Airlie Beach provide parking facilities whilst staying at the resort or alternatively there is paid parking at Abell Point Marina starting from $6 per day. Car pick up and delivery to secure parking is also available starting from $80 for 3 days.


By Rail

Queensland Rail links Proserpine to all the major destinations between Brisbane and Cairns. Taxis and buses meet every arriving train at the Proseprine train station and provide transfers to Airlie Beach and Shute Harbour to connect to ferries and island resorts.