Senior-friendly activities in Airlie Beach and The Whitsundays

White pristine beaches, stunning lookouts and peaceful sailing sunsets, are only some of the attractions Airlie Beach and The Whitsundays offer to senior visitors.

Choose a spacious, stable, comfortable and air-conditioned vessel to cruise around The Whitsundays Islands, explore paradise beaches and enjoy delicious meals onboard while your skipper drives to the next snorkelling spot, where you can go for some adventure or just lie back on the deck and enjoy the ocean breeze.

All the senior-friendly activities in Airlie Beach and The Whitsundays will depend on weather conditions and the kind of tour you are looking for.


You can spend one full day sailing in The Whitsundays Islands or choose an overnight experience to enjoy more places and activities. If you prefer a short and sweet cruise, there are sunset sailing tours around Airlie Beach Bay where you can relax on the deck of a white catamaran.

Whitsunday Sailing

Wings Sailing Charters offer full day, overnight and sunset cruises tours for those seeking a private skippered experience with everything included, from delicious meals to kayaks, snorkelling equipment and SUP boards. Wings II and Wings III large white catamarans count with air-conditioned areas and comfy cabins with double beds and everything you need for a great trip.

Whitehaven Beach

Whitehaven Beach

What is it about Whitehaven Beach that everyone wants to go there? Well, not only is it the most beautiful beach on earth because of its white sand, crystal waters and incredible views, but also of the tranquillity and wilderness of the place, with no hotels or any human modification, except for the paths and lookouts which makes it easier to explore.

You can get there on a fast vessel, which will give you more time to enjoy yourself at the beach or choose a full day or overnight relaxing sailing tour, where you will appreciate more the way and cruise through the Whitsundays passages. Is really up to you!

Some fast vessels that depart from Airlie Beach to Whitehaven Beach are known for being senior-friendly because of their comfortable interiors like Big Fury.

Fishing tours

Whitsunday Fishing

If fishing is your thing, don’t miss your chance to discover The Whitsundays while you chase local fishes around the inner reef systems.

Full day fishing charter provides fishing gears and marine park access fees, and either shared or private boats.

The environment in the Whitsundays area is just perfect for dropping a line and catching lunch! Choose from 74 islands and plenty of reefs to spend the day practising your favourite sport.

Places like Nara Inlet, Daydream Island, Hook Island and Haselwood Island, among others spots in The Whitsundays Islands, guarantee amazing conditions for fishing and also heavenly sceneries.