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Best of Airlie - 2 Hour Highlights Tour

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This 'Best of Airlie Beach 2 Hour Guided Van Tour' is the perfect opportunity to explore Airlie Beach and its hidden gems, known only to those who call it home.

This 'Best of Airlie Beach 2 Hour Guided Van Tour' is the perfect opportunity to explore Airlie Beach and its hidden gems, known only to those who call it home.


  • Maximum of 11 Guests
  • 2-Hour Duration
  • Stops include Shute Harbour, Mandalay Point, at least 3 scenic lookouts, Northerlies beachside resort, and the Coral Sea Marina (primary tour hub)
  • Minimal fitness requirement
  • Complimentary water bottle refills available (please bring your own bottle)
  • This is an owner-operated tour
  • Recognized as the 2023 Best New Tourism Business in the Whitsundays
  • 24-hour cancellation policy with a 100% refund guarantee

Experience the wonders of Airlie Beach on the 'Best of Airlie Beach 2 HourTour', curated and led by the expert local guide, Cherene Poidevin. Thistourstrikes the perfect balance between breathtaking scenery and the essence of local culture. With a small group setting, you are guaranteed a personalized journey. Enjoy the luxury of an air-conditioned van as you traverse Airlie Beach's highlights, guided by a qualified savannah guide.

ThisTourVisits :

Shute Harbour Visit:

Thetour's first leg at Shute Harbour includes three picturesque stops with panoramic views of the Whitsunday Islands, highlighting Long Island and Hamilton Island. You'll delve into the region's history and its nautical legacy. Keep an eye out and your camera ready for wildlife, as the harbour is teeming with marine and bird life.

Mandalay Point:

Next, thetourproceeds to the serene Mandalay Point, home to a distinctive open-air church and superb views of the Coral Sea. It's a haven of tranquillity that allows you to engage with local history amidst the splendour of the Whitsundays' coastline.

Airlie Beach Lookouts:

The Airlie Beach Lookouts afford sweeping views of the islands and ocean. These vantage points provide a full view of the area's lush nature and reveal the region's history and geology. Each lookout invites you to grasp why this locale is among Australia's most beloved tourist havens.

Northerlies Beachside Grill and Bar:

A local gem, Northerlies Beachside Grill and Bar is a mere 10-minute drive from Airlie Beach and presents an authentic beachfront dining experience. Savour a tropical ambiance and enjoy a refreshing drink (at an additional cost) to the sound of the waves. This spot epitomizes the relaxed, coastal vibe of Airlie Beach.

Coral Sea Marina:

The Coral Sea Marina buzzes with a fleet of luxury boats and yachts, showcasing its significance as a major portal to the Whitsundays. Boasting a 5 Anchor award, the marina merges luxury with the thrill of adventure, and waterfront cafes serve up tantalizing meals alongside picturesque views. It's a blend of leisure, exhilaration, and scenic splendour.

Adult $65.00
Child $50.00 (4-15 years)


  • Allow approximately 2 hours for the whole experience



  • Minimum numbers apply for tour to depart - Driftwood Tours will be in contact after booking on the small chance that any changes re required..

Available Bookings from 20 Jun to 3 Jul 2024

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  • Adult$65.00
  • Child$50.00

  • Adult$52.00 Less than 6 at this price!
  • Child$50.00

  • Adult$65.00
  • Child$50.00

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This award is evidence of a sophisticated tourism business that consistently exceeds visitor expectations. Their proactive leadership and management ensure the business's focus on continuously improving their economic, social and environmental performance to create genuine, constantly evolving and sustainable tourism experiences.

This award recognises the best sustainable tourism businesses in New Zealand. It denotes exceptional customer experiences at the heart of everything the company does. This business is leading the way in making the New Zealand tourism industry a world class sustainable visitor destination.

When you see the Qualmark logo, your activity of choice is endorsed by New Zealand Tourism's official quality assurance organisation and backed by leaders in the industry. It's your trusted guide to iconic activities and experiences that are awarded for their exceptionally high level of quality, safety and sustainability.

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