Solo travelling in the Whitsundays
Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays is the ideal destination for all types of travellers, particularly those touring around on their own.
The bustling village-like town of Airlie Beach is not only the gateway to the 74 Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef, but is also a hub for tourists to stay and play before heading out on a boat trip. It is also very accommodating with plenty of hostels to stay at or just hang around, as well as travel agencies to indulge in local knowledge and ample dining options to suit all budgets and tastes.
As a solo traveller, you will be able to indulge in all of this, meet new people as well as relax and prepare for your upcoming trip!
Where to stay?
A great option for solo travellers is to stay at any of the hostels located in the main street. These are great options for those on a budget and is a great place to meet new people.
Where to dine?
Take a stroll down the main street of Airlie Beach where you will see a huge range of dining options, from fast food, pubs, sit-down restaurants and quick takeaways.
Prima - This small group sailing vessel offers a relaxing yet socialise tour and takes a mixed group of just 12 guests.
Whitsunday Adventurer - This catamaran features clear kayaks, SUP boards and a hot tub with just 12 guests.
Anaconda 3 - This mega yacht takes 32 guests and ventures to the outer Great Barrier Reef over 3 days and 3 nights.
Solway Lass - As a traditional sailing boat, Solway Lass offers a unique experience around the islands over 3 days.
Atlantic Clipper - With 53 guests in total, this fun mega boat offers scuba diving, a waterslide, and an on deck spa.
New Horizon - This fun, social tour has 32 and features a waterslide, SUP boards, scuba diving and snorkelling.