Your first stop is the beautiful Airlie Beach—with long strips of soft white sand, crystal clear water and relaxed lifestyle. Swim in the warm tranquil water, visit the striking coastal islands, find a walking trail or just sit back and enjoy the breathtaking views. This is the ultimate location to unwind!
Check out these go-to destinations while you’re in Airlie Beach:
- See Heart Reef by helicopter or sea plane
- Explore the natural surroundings on The Airlie Creek walking track
- Relax on the most photographed beach in Australia, Whitehaven Beach
If you’re a keen fisherman, Proserpine, also known as barramundi country, is a must! A 30 minute drive inland from Proserpine will bring you to Peter Faust Dam, famous for water sports and fishing. To find the best fishing spots for large game, we recommend hiring a private fishing tour and charter.
Fishing not your thing? The Proserpine River Eco Tour will take you through the Goorganga Wetlands where you can experience traditional Aussie bushman food and search for wild crocodiles from the safety of a boat.
Enjoy these sites and activities while in Proserpine:
- Trek, swim & be amazed at the beautiful Cedar Creek Falls
- Sip away at the Whitsunday Gold Coffee Plantation
- Learn about the history of Proserpine at the Proserpine Historical Museum
For your next location, take a peaceful 45 minute drive up the Bruce Highway to Bowen. There is something for everyone in serene Bowen—from walking trails, gorgeous beaches, to visiting the various historical sites, including the Bowen Museum.
While you’re in town, you must visit The Big Mango and taste their succulent, mouth-watering fruit.
Explore these beautiful beaches in Bowen:
- Horseshoe Bay
- Queens Beach
- Murray Bay
Need A Car For Your Cross-Whitsunday Journey?
Whether you’re going off the beaten track, or following the beautiful coastal roads, these Whitsundays car, 4WD and minibus rental companies will get you to your destination!
Rentlo Cars & Utes
Rentlo Cars & Utes has been the Bowen car hire company of choice for more than 50 years. Their vehicles include:
- Mazda 2’s, Mazada 3’s, Commodore Sedans & Wagons
- 1 Tonne & duel cab utes
- Quotes for long-term hire
Make your holiday travel a breeze with a reliable vehicle from Rentlo Cars & Utes.
For a full list of their cars and services, check out the Rentlo Cars & Utes LocalSearch profile page.
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