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Shute Harbour

Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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Type: Beaches, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I have enjoyed a beautiful sunrise for all the three days that I have stayed in Airlie Beach. It is also close to the cruise from here so can have a morning coffee and get on the cruise.

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Sale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Pretty place and worth a visit. A car is needed if you want to have a good look around the harbour. Shute Harbour itself does not have much but the wharf but still worth a visit. More stuff to see in Airlie.

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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

travelled to Shuite Harbour marina. A ferry terminal. Nothing much to see. No food available there. Has toilets.

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Broadbeach, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Short drive out of Airlie beach. Access point to the surrounding islands but also worth a visit. Very scenic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I love to drive up to Shute Harbour for the drive itself and the magnificent views over the water when you get there. This is where you catch some ferries to the islands and also the port for the workers ferries. But if you like boats you will see all sorts here.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Enjoyed the drive out to Shute Harbour, but nothing really there when you get there (if you are expecting shops, cafe etc).

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

There was not much to see at Shute Harbour and the Coffee shop/cafe appeared to be permanently closed

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Sydney Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Returned to Shute Harbour after a 30+ yr absence and found it to be only a shadow of its former self. The activity has moved elsewhere but the view is still special and I can't believe how far we used to walk (stagger) in the olden days , fitter I think ? Anyway, the old girl is a bit tired... More

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Bathurst, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I was there years ago and wanted to see how it had changed, it is a bit deserted however we got some fantastic travel advise on the islands and tours from Jack there. It''s a shame you can't get a coffee there anymore

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Launceston, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Just an average harbour as you would expect a harbour to be. A little pontoon for fishing etc. Port for he Whitsundays Cruises, ferries etc. Plenty of parking.

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