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

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Staying at Airlie Beach and took the short drive to Shute Harbour. There are some great views towards the end of the road and not too much development.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Michael P
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Sydney, Australia
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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at Airlie Beach and took the short drive to Shute Harbour. There are some great views towards the end of the road and not too much development.

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Took a drive out to Shute Harbour while staying at Airlie Beach. I remember it from years ago. There is not much here now, except for the great views. The transit terminal is getting some development, but the area is quite the opposite of Airlie Beach. Worth the drive for the views, only because it is a short drive.

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Thank OziDiver
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Shute Harbour was refreshingly quiet after some of the places that we had stayed at on our drove down south through Queensland. We stayed at the Coral Lodge, simple rooms but with amazing views over the ocean.

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Thank Ian_1616
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Spectacular views, easy to get to, great lookout, bluest water, tranquil, uncommercialised, a place to relax

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

What a fantastic visit to Shute Harbour. Highly recommend going there either for fishing or just to see Merv the Grouper! What an amazing fish!

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We drove there this afternoon, thinking there would be a township. The harbour is visually attractive, however that's about all there is. Not worth it, except for the stunning views which can be seen elsewhere.

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Thank Adrian1958
Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Brilliant views and local walks around Conway Conservation Park were great for those wanting to get out there and breathe the clean air. Salty Dog Sea Kayaking was also great fun and helped us to remember times past when we did it a lot. Brian from Coral Point Lodge is the friendliest host and loves a chat. Our week was... More 

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Shellharbour, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

I stayed in Port of Airlie but had a morning at Chute Harbour was very disappointed how little activity there was also the amount of shop where closed. I would think that this place is seasonal but overall a place you need to visit.

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Thank Brad D
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

Oh my goodness, what has happened to Shute Harbour. It is in a terrible state of disrepair and neglect. No shops open, no buzz, just deserted buildings. This used to be the main transport hub out of Airlie beach. Such a beautiful area, shame on the council for stripping away its character and throwing money at the overpriced port of... More 

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Catania, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

My children and I stopped at the wharf one afternoon to see the sunset and surroundings ; lovely ! If I remember I will post some photos!

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