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   Getting to the Whitsundays

By Air:

To Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) Airport and then take "Whitsunday Transit" coach (own expense) to Airlie Beach.  Alternately a Share Taxi will take you door to door for around the same price per person as the bus.  Enquire about a share taxi at the Taxi Rank.

Whitsundays2Everywhere specialise in airport transfers from Proserpine and Mackay airports.

Alternatively, fly to Hamilton Island Airport with either Jetstar or Virgin Australia. From there you can take a Cruise Whitsundays ferry to the Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach. Jetstar now offers an inclusive flight and ferry ticket to the Whitsundays Coast - Airlie Beach.  All Flights and transfers are at your own  expense.

Tiger Air services Whitsunday Coast airport with 1 direct flight per week from Sydney.

Jetstar Airlines service Hamilton Island airport, with direct flights daily from Sydney and Brisbane.  Jetstar also services Whitsunday Coast airport, with direct flights daily from Brisbane.

By Coach

A number of express coach companies offer multiple daily services from most major cities to Airlie Beach, Whitsunday's.  See and  Oz Experience has a number of great packages to show you the highlights of Australia.  See for further information on packages.

By Car:

Driving south from Cairns and north from Brisbane along the Bruce Highway, turn off at Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) and follow the signs 26 km to Airlie Beach.

By Rail:

Whitsunday Coast (26km inland of Airlie Beach) is the rail link to the Whitsundays and Queensland Rail operate regular services. The new high-speed tilt train services the Whitsunday region.  Call 13 22 32 for further information.
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