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Airlie Local Tours

Whitsunday Rainforest Discovery – Rainforest and a whole lot more!!

Personalised half day guided tours to discover the beauty of this natural environment and have fun at the same time. Enjoy stunning views over the Whitsunday Islands and Conway Ranges and be entertained by unique commentary on the local history, flora, fauna and indigenous people. Take a hike, or relax under the rainforest canopy and freshwater swimming lagoon at Cedar Creek Falls with afternoon tea and fresh tropical fruits. Birds, butterflies, wildlife, amazing plants, aboriginal bush foods and more…

Whatever your age…Whatever the weather…This is the perfect compliment to your Whitsunday holiday.

Why not charter them for your family or group? From four to 13 passengers maximum.

Personalised tour guide service available for your coach or tour group. Morning and twilight tours also available upon request.

Touring Options

Airlie Local Tours

Personalised half day guided tours to discover the beauty of the natural environment and have fun at the same time. Enjoy stunning views over the Whitsunday Islands and Conway Ranges and be entertained by unique commentary on the local history, flora, fauna and indigenous people. Take a hike, or relax under the rainforest canopy and freshwater swimming lagoon at Cedar Creek Falls with afternoon tea and fresh tropical fruits. Birds, butterflies, wildlife, amazing plants, aboriginal bush foods and more…

Activites and Experiences at Airlie Local Tours

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Learn some indigenous history, plants and try some native bush foods.
  • Birdwatching From giant Sea Eagles to tiny Sunbirds, learn about the special birdlife.
  • Bushwalking From short strolls to long walks, they can suit you by request. Isolated beaches, rainforest, incredible views, swimming and more.
  • City Sightseeing View Airlie Beach and surrounding areas and take photos of breathtaking views.
  • Driving Ride in air conditioned comfort in small groups to beautiful local areas.
  • Exercising Bushwalking, beach walking, kayaking, swimming and more by request.
  • Flora Learn about the beautiful native flora and aboriginal bush foods.
  • Fruit Picking Decemeber/January is mango season when they are dropping from the trees. Tropical fruit and vegetables are available fresh from roadside stalls year round.
  • Kayaking They can organise kayaking as part of your tour by request.
  • Learning/Lessons/Tuition They teach you all about the environment and the different habitats and eco systems of the Whitsundays. Indigenous history, first settlers, wildlife, plants, rivers and more. Perfect for study groups or schools.
  • Meditating/Relaxing Chill out in the shade of our native bush – from beaches to rainforest to rivers and more.
  • Shopping Proserpine, Mackay, Bowen, Airlie Beach – you can shop till you drop by request.
  • Sightseeing See far more than you can possibly imagine.
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling is possible at certain times of the year.
  • Swimming Freshwater swimming hole or warm tropical beaches.
  • Bush Tucker Lots or useful plants used by the indigenous people – try some if you dare!
  • Animal Viewing Birds, wallabies, turtles, snakes and more. View wildlife in their natural habitats.
  • Marine Animal watching They are sometimes lucky enough to spot a turtle, dolphin or even a whale from one of the amazing viewing stops.
  • Walking Do as much or as little as you like – tours are fully flexible to suit you.
  • Water-based Swimming in freshwater or tropical seas.
  • Direct
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Checkin Desk Check-in is available on board the vehicle.
  • Public phone Public phones are available a the departure/check-in point and on route.
  • Public toilet Public toilets are available at the departure point and on route.
  • Waiting Area Wait at your reception for door to door pickups.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Learn some indigenous history, plants and try some native bush foods.
  • Active Bushwalking, beach walking, kayaking, rock climbing – tours are fully flexible to suit you.
  • Adventure All the fun and adventure you can handle.
  • Aussie Lifestyle Great Aussie day out – bring a beer or two along.
  • Beach Isolated coastal beaches – get away from the crowds and explore.
  • City Closest cities are Proserpine, Mackay and Townsville.
  • Rural/Country Great rural views of Conway Ranges, sugar cane and tropical fruit and vegetable stalls.
  • Cultural Learn about our indigenous history, useful plants and try some native bush foods.
  • Educational Eco friendly tours to teach about our environment – great for study groups, schools or field days.
  • Environmental Environmentally friendly – learn how we can protect our native flora and fauna.
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Food and Wine Tropical picnic lunch is included on all tours.
  • Health and Fitness Bushwalking, long walks on isolated beaches.
  • Historic/Heritage Learn about our history, historical towns of Proserpine and Bowen.
  • Honeymoon Romantic walks along isolated coastal beaches.
  • Island Stunning Island views for those perfect photos. History of the Whitsunday Islands.
  • Marine Possible sightings of turtles, dolphins, dugong and whales.
  • National Park Conway National Park and Whitsunday Islands National Park.
  • Nature based They love nature! Their eco friendly tours are very nature based. Learn interesting facts about a wide variety of plants and wildlife of the Whitsunday region.
  • Off road Some places that are visited are a little off the beaten track.
  • Outback Loads of natural native bushland.
  • Rainforest Cedar Creek Falls – freshwater swimming hole nestled in the rainforest, stunning waterfall (in season).
  • Reef Great views of the fringing reef.
  • Relaxation Loads of shady trees to relax and take a break.
  • Remote Visit remote locations away from the main tourist trail.
  • Romance Romantic walks along isolated coastal beaches.
  • Soft Adventure Be as relaxed or as active as you like.
  • Shopping Proserpine, Airlie Beach, Bowen, Mackay – shop till you drop by request.
  • Sport Bushwalking, beach walking, swimming.
  • Water based Freshwater or ocean swimming.
  • Wilderness Get off the main tourist trail.
  • Wildflower Native plants and wildflowers, try some aboriginal food.
  • Wildlife Birds, wallabies, turtles, insects, reptiles and more – anything is possible.
  • World Heritage Stunning views or the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, World Heritage area.
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Empty Nesters
  • Family
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Group
  • Nudist/Naturist
  • Romantic
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Wedding
  • Tourism Whitsundays
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Cheques By Arrangement
  • Cash
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Air-conditioning Fully airconditioned bus.
  • Commentary Descriptive information provided during tour.
  • Drop off Courtesy bus pick up and drop off.
  • Host/Hostess Hosts are provided to offer information and guidance.
  • Meal Afternoon tea is included with all tours with hot and cold drinks and fresh tropical fruits.
  • Meet & Greet They will meet and greet you at the door.
  • Pickup Courtesy pick up and drop off.
  • Toilet Toilet and changing facilities are available on route.

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