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Airlie Creek Track, The

Phone: 4945 0200


The 850 metre Airlie Creek Track slowly winds up the hill behind Airlie Beach along a gravel path, featuring rare flora and fauna such as the Whitsunday Bottle Tree and the endangered Proserpine Rock Wallaby which are only found in this region. The track winds you through tranquil forest which is home to magnificent fig trees, sub tropical plants, beautiful native birds and ends up at scenic natural rock pools. The walk back offers views of the beautiful blue Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands with leafy frames.

Walking time: allow one hour. Access: from Waterson Way, Airlie Beach.

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Ranked #12 of 15 things to do in Airlie Beach

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"Short walk if you have nothing else to do"

2/5 Poor Reviewed 1 month ago

"This was a nice short walk alongside the creek, however the views end there. Although there is a 'grading' system, the walk is quite managable if of average fitness (we were also in sandals). Easy..." more »

Rachel J

"Great wander thru the rainforest"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 3 months ago

"A wicked little track up into the hills overlooking Airlie suitable for most levels of bushwalkers. U can spot heaps of wildlife and have a dip in any of the little waterholes off the track if u are..." more »

Ben E

"Overgrown and inaccessible"

1/5 Terrible Reviewed 4 months ago

"The path was overgrown with very tall (as tall as myself) grass. I only got about 50m along before it was too overgrown to continue. There was nothing to see except tall grass and weeds." more »


Waterson Way, Airlie Beach, Queensland 4802 Australia