Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie)
Daydream Island
Ferries to Whitsunday Islands
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Open tickets are valid for up to 12 months from booking date (see ticket conditions).

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Airlie Beach to Daydream Island Ferry

The Airlie Beach Daydream Island ferry route connects Australia with Whitsunday Islands. Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Cruise Whitsundays. The crossing operates up to 56 times each week with sailing durations from around 30 minutes.

Airlie Beach Daydream Island sailing durations and frequency may vary from season to season so we’d advise doing a live check to get the most up to date information.

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Australia to Whitsunday Islands page.
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Airlie Beach Guide

Airlie Beach is situated in the Whitsunday Region of Queensland, Australia. The town itself only has around eight thousand inhabitants but the area is a tourist hub, extremely popular with backpackers and travellers. With its location near latitude twenty degrees south, the area enjoys a tropical climate all year round.

With Airlie Beach Lagoon and the local beaches it’s an ideal destination for water sports, snorkelling and scuba diving. The town boasts boat and air tours which allow you to take in the beautiful Australian marine life. Airlie Beach is ideally placed for tours to the world’s largest coral reef system, the Great Barrier Reef.

The Port of Airlie is easily accessible with most local accommodation within walking distance of the ferry terminal and dining and retail outlets within the port’s surroundings. The port is only thirty minutes’ drive away from the nearby Proserpine Airport, linked by State Route 59.

The Port of Airlie is the gateway to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. There are frequent crossings to the nearby Hamilton Island Marina, which is found in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, with the journey taking under an hour. There are also regular services everyday to Daydream Island, the perfect spot for sailing enthusiasts and offers a chance to visit their unique outdoor aquarium.

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