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Shute Harbour

Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #6 of 10 attractions in Airlie Beach
Type: Beaches, Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Finland
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130 reviews 130 reviews
22 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Justt before entering the marina, turn to left, and drive a little. There is a lookout. Then continue up to the hill. Really stunning views and no cost for that.

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Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Hive of activity great view exciting when the boats start out on the cruises Make sure you get on first so you get a good seat especially near the lunch and afternoon tea otherwise you will be trudging all the way upstairs to take food and drink

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Tarragona, Spain
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

Nothing much to say about Shute Harbor. The ferry took us there and right away we had a bus waiting for us. Everything seemed very well organized.

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Mackay, Australia
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014 via mobile

The lookout is fantastic. We always go there to admire the view. Cafe serves basic snacks and good coffee. Friendly staff all round.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

This is a fantastic place to leave for an island trip or from the higher points above just look over the stunning scenery. If you are in the area this is worth dropping by and having a look at every day of the week.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We travelled to/from Hamilton Island via Shute Harbour, and the service we received from everyone including the local shop (coffee and snacks) to the Cruise Whitsundays ferry staff was very professional and friendly

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Brooklyn
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189 reviews 189 reviews
120 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

This is an alternative to staying in the heart of airlie. It's quiet with great views, albeit no beach access. However, many of the tour boats leave from Shute Harbor, and the Whitsunday airport is very close by (for small plane barrier reef flights), so you can sleep later for your pick up than those people needing to get picked... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

The area is quiet and very easy to get to with boat tours departing from this location. The water is beautiful but can not be swam in

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Went to Shute harbour to catch ferry to daydream island, was secure parking and staff helpful, cafe didn't have basic juice for kids only fancy blends and flavoured water... Hubby had to drop us off at terminal then go park car, as too far to walk with kids bags etc in heat.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

We used Salty Dog Kayaks and also Whitsunday Rent a Yacht, both very good companies, offering friendly and professional services.

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