How to get to Airlie Beach and Whitsundays
Directions to Airlie Beach Motor Lodge
When flying to the Whitsundays, the best access point for mainland Airlie Beach is via the Whitsunday Coast Airport at Proserpine. There are coaches, taxis, limousines and hire cars available from the airport. Alternatively, visitors can fly to Hamilton Island and take the Cruise Whitsundays ferry to the Port of Airlie in Airlie Beach.
When driving from the north or south along Queensland’s Bruce Highway, drive towards Proserpine and turn at the signs indicating to Shute Harbour and Airlie Beach. Travel approximately 20 minutes past Whitsunday Plaza (on left), then past Whitsunday Shopping Centre (on right) and Abell Point Marina (on left). At the roundabout in Airlie Beach, turn right into Waterson Way, then turn right into Begley Street and left into Lamond Street. Enter the third driveway on the right to check in at reception.
When travelling via train, book the train to the Proserpine Railway Station. Whitsunday Transit coaches meet all arriving trains and will deliver you to the doorstep.
When travelling to the Whitsundays by bus, take the bus to the Airlie Beach Bus Station. You can either walk to the accommodation or take a taxi for a small fare. It is a 10 minute walk along Shute Harbour Road. When you come to the roundabout at the top of the main street, turn left into Waterson Way, walk up Begley Street and then turn left into Lamond Street.
Airlie Beach Motor Lodge is conveniently located only 200 metres from the main street of Airlie Beach, just a short walk to the Airlie Beach lagoon, resturants, cafes and shops. The Whitsundays is home to 74 islands set inside the heart of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef and there are a range of both water based and mainland tours on offer. The staff at Airlie Beach Motor Lodge are long time ‘locals’ with a great knowledge of the area who can assist in booking all Whitsunday tour options.