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Address: Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia

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Good fishing and views

Went to Shute Harbour to use the public fishing pontoon. It's a great spot to fish. Clear blue water, lots of different fish were caught. It was a fun day. There's not much else... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Kayla A
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Caboolture, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

beautiful, unexploited bush reserve that is worth a look. best to wear sturdy walking shoes and take water to drink, as you go off the track.

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Caboolture, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Shute Harbour to use the public fishing pontoon. It's a great spot to fish. Clear blue water, lots of different fish were caught. It was a fun day. There's not much else there unless you're departing on some sort of tour from there though. But if you like to fish, I'd recommend you give it a go.

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Thank Kayla A
Gympie Region, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

1. Certainly much more up market than it was 30 years ago 2. Very organised staff 3. Beautiful views

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Nice clean area to relax, dock or launch boats. Number of shops and restaurants along the waterfront

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Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Once a busy and vibrant transport hub for the islands....now little more than a semi deserted shell. However... Fantastic place to live in peaceful and natural surrounds with awesome views. Great bush walks and lookouts, still a transport depot primarily for staff and supplies to the islands. Worth a look.

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Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Stayed in Airlie Beach for 10 days and drove down to Shute harbour for a visit. Met by locked gates and a deserted terminal. How sad this place has gone from a busy barrier reef entry point to something dead.

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Thank Paul A
Staffordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Situated just out of town the harbour offers shops and restaurants and a nice place to be. Lots of different boats to admire

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Mooloolah Valley, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Staying at Airlie beach we decided to drive out to Shute Harbour for a look. We stumbled across a look out/bush walk. We put our walking shoes on and went for the short walk and found Coral beach. WOW! What an amazing little gem. A whole beach made up of rocks and Coral. Big and small coral all over the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Love the views from the Lion's Lookout. Such a beautiful & tranquil spot. I have heard on the grapevine that Whitsunday Lions plan to add a few more seats - fantastic. Beautiful public spaces are food for the soul!!

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Albury, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Nothing there - nowhere to eat, just the deserted marina now. Caught town bus from Airlie beach just to have a look at the rest of the area, hopped off for 10 mins and caught next bus back - still enjoyed the drive though. A shame really!

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