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What are the major attractions in Airlie Beach?

If your trip to Airlie Beach is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, we can give you a few hints and tips.

Not too far from the city center, Port of Airlie is one attraction to consider adding to your to-do list. Airlie Beach Lagoon and Airlie Beach Market are also not far away and worth checking out.

What are the best road trip destinations near Airlie Beach?

If you want to take a day trip out of Airlie Beach, Midge Point, 28 miles away, is an excellent option. Recommended attractions here include Midge Point Park and Long Beach. Eager to keep the good times rolling? Finch Hatton should be your next stop. It's home to Rainforest Scuba and Finch Hatton Gorge and is 59 miles away.

Where are the best beaches near Airlie Beach?

One of the advantages of having your own set of wheels while you're in Airlie Beach is that you can see some of the area's lovely beaches in rain, hail or shine. So, grab your sunscreen (or a raincoat) and get ready to head to some of these well-loved options:

  • Coral Beach (5 miles away).
  • Catseye Beach (16 miles away).

How can I get a cheap car rental in Airlie Beach?

Here's a rundown of our best tips and tricks to help you save on a rental car:

  • Use our clever filter tool to help steer you in the direction of the hottest car deals around — and then compare the prices;
  • By entering your email address into our Price Drop Alert, you'll know all the unbeatable offers for your desired destination;
  • Research is the key to getting the best rental bargains in town, so be sure to check out both airport and non-airport pickup and drop-off outlets before you pay for your ride;
  • You can often save yourself some dollars if your plans are flexible. Look into different days and dates and see what savings can be made;
  • Pickup and drop-off times generally need to be around the same time (e.g, both 10 a.m.) or you could be required to pay for a full extra day;
  • Some rental outlets offer discounts if you pay as soon as you book, so be sure to keep an eye out for these great deals;
  • Last of all, secure your wheels as soon as you possibly can to bag yourself a load of savings!

What kind of rental car should I get for Airlie Beach?

Whether you're on the road by yourself or with the whole family, we've got the perfect set of wheels for you in Airlie Beach. If you want something small, why not pick up the keys to a mini? These nifty cars are easy to drive and cheap to run. Excited to get out and explore the surrounding areas? An SUV might be just what you need. If you'd prefer to go all out on your getaway, make an impression with one of our ritzy premium cars.

Should I get a luxury rental car in Airlie Beach?

There's more than enough choice when it comes to rental cars in Airlie Beach. From luxury models to easy-to-park compacts, you'll find it all here. Choosing your perfect match depends on how much you'd like to spend and what activities you've got planned. Some road trips are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don't need more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which will it be this time?

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