Top Rated Airlie Beach Activities For Couples
Looking for the best Airlie Beach activities for couples? The Whitsundays are filled with amazing and romantic adventures and attractions, so much so it can be hard to choose which ones to do first.
We’ve compiled our insider recommendations for the top 8 Airlie Beach activities for couples, tried and tested by locals and visitors alike while staying at our Airlie Beach Luxury Accommodation apartments.
Top 8 Airlie Beach Activities for Couples
1. Fly over the Heart Reef
If romance is on your agenda for your Whitsunday getaway, a visit to the Heart Reef is a must. This naturally formed heart shaped reef is best enjoyed from above via a seaplane or helicopter ride. Leaving from the mainland you’ll travel over the amazing Great Barrier Reef on a 70 Minute long flight that will show you all the highlights the Whitsundays has to offer. For more information on Heart Reef Scenic Flights Click here
2. Jetski tours
Zoom around the Whitsunday Islands in style with Whitsunday Jetski Tours. Pair up with your partner on the one jetski or race each other on your own through the crystal clear waters of the Coral Sea, exploring the coastline and bays while keeping your eyes peeled for turtles. Choose between the Airlie Beach tour, the Island Safari tour and the Ultimate Island Trek complete with a resort stopover for lunch. For more information on Jetski tours Click here
3. Day Trip to Whitehaven Beach
Whitehaven Beach is one of the most famous beaches in the world, renowned for it’s pure white silica sand and stunning blue waters, making it one of the best places for couples to visit while in the Whitsundays. ZigZag Day Tours not only take you to Whitehaven Beach but also for a snorkelling session out on the fringing reef of the Great Barrier Reef. Spend the day relaxing and soaking up the beauty of Whitehaven Beach, visit the lookout over Whitsunday Island, then exploring and swimming with the hundreds of aquatic species that live in the beautiful coral structures of the Reef.
For more information on ZigZag Whitsundays Whitehaven Beach Tour Click here
4. Hike to the Mt Rooper Lookout
If you’re the adventurous type of couple, you won’t want to miss the stunning view that awaits you atop Mt Rooper. The 2km walk from the car park is well worth the effort and has well maintained paths for hikers of all ability levels. The view spans out over the Whitsunday Passage towards the Whitsunday Islands and is especially beautiful at sunrise and sunset. For more information on Mount Rooper Lookout Click Here
Make lasting memories in the Whitsundays by experiencing it from a unique perspective. With Airlie Beach Skydivers you’ll have a beautiful beach landing after an exhilarating jump from up to 14,000 feet. Take in the Whitsunday Coastline and islands from above with tandem jumps with an instructor or for those qualified jumpers, on a solo jump. For more information on Skydiving Click Here
6. Sunset Sailing
Is there anything more romantic than setting off at sunset aboard a luxury sailing vessel, enjoying the peace and beauty of the Whitsundays with a glass of bubbles and snacks? Cruise through the Whitsunday Islands for 2 hours with your partner on the deck of a 62ft gaff-rigged schooner and enjoy the sights over the bay together. For more information on Sunset Sailing Click Here
7. Outer Reef Tour
Enjoy a day out on the Outer Reef at the Hardy Reef pontoon, where you can snorkel, view the reef from Queensland’s largest underwater viewing chamber or sit back and relax on deck with a buffet style lunch. Or choose your own adventure with additional activities based from the pontoon available to purchase like scuba diving and scenic flights. For more information on an Outer Reef Tour Click Here
Take a dive together down to the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef with AQUA5 Scuba Diving. Whether you’re looking for introductory dives or you’re a seasoned pro, AQUA5 takes you out onto the best spots for seeing the amazing coral structures and marine life the Reef supports. Head out on our 53 feet long dive boat for approximately 6-7 hours exploring the Whitsundays, with the option to purchase lunch on the boat. For more information on scuba diving tours click here
Looking for more recommendations for Airlie Beach activities for couples? Check out some of our other guides here.
Best accommodation for couples in Airlie Beach
Whitsunday Reflections has the best romantic accommodation in Airlie Beach.
Our self contained luxury apartments come with everything you’ll need for your perfect stay, from a fully equipped kitchen and laundry to stunning views out over the Coral Sea and large spacious rooms perfect for relaxation.
Some of the highlights of the apartments include the decadent king-sized beds, free-standing baths for ultimate relaxation and the large private balconies with ocean views that are the largest in Airlie Beach.
Speak to our helpful staff about organising our special offers on extras, perfect for couples to enjoy on arrival or at any point in your stay. Whether you’re after vibrant floral arrangements, gourmet charcuterie boards, seafood platters for 2 or balloons or drinks, our staff can help add those finer details to make your stay complete.
Book your Airlie Beach couple accommodation today.
Please contact us on either
Location – 25 Horizons Way, Airlie Beach Queensland 4802