Derwent Hunter departs from Coral Sea Marina South, Shingley Drive, Airlie Beach, QLD 4802. Our meeting time is at 7.30 AM, at ‘Meeting Point C’ under the big white umbrellas. There is plenty of parking, just allow $10 parking fee for the day.

By Air:

To Whitsunday Coast Airport and then take a shuttle bus or taxi (own expense) to Airlie Beach. Alternatively, fly to Hamilton Island Airport and take the Cruise Whitsundays ferry (own expense) to Airlie Beach, then take a taxi to Coral Sea Marina. GSL Aviation also offer a beautiful scenic connecting flight from Hamilton Island to the Whitsunday Airport at Flametree, from where it’s just a short taxi fare to Airlie Beach.

Virgin Australia services the Whitsunday Coast airport with daily flights direct from Brisbane.

Jetstar airlines service the Whitsunday Coast airport with direct flights from Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

Tigerair serves the Whitsunday Coast airport with direct flights from Sydney. 

We provide a free pick up service from your Airlie Beach/Cannonvale accommodation.

By Coach:

A number of express coach companies offer multiple daily services from most major cities to Airlie Beach, Whitsundays. See and

By Car:

Driving south from Cairns and north from Brisbane along the Bruce Highway, turn off at Whitsunday Coast (Proserpine) and follow the signs 26 km to Airlie Beach. Coral Sea Marina, is on your left (Shingley Drive). Plenty of car parking is available at a cost of $10 for up to 12 hours (coins required).

By Rail:

Whitsunday Coast (26 km inland of Airlie Beach) is the rail link to the Whitsundays and Queensland Rail operate regular services. The high-speed Tilt train services the Whitsunday region. Call 13 22 32 for further information.