Abell Point Marina located in the heart of the Whitsundays has emerged as one of the premier boating destinations on the east coast of Australia. Having received a multi-million dollar facelift over the last five years, Abell Point Marina is realising its vision to be Australia’s most vibrant destination marina.
Abell Point Marina, located on the beautiful tropical coast of Queensland, is the gateway to the Whitsunday Islands and the world-renowned Great Barrier Reef.
Conveniently located a short walk from downtown Airlie Beach with an abundance of cafes, restaurants, pubs & clubs, the marina provides rest, relaxation and entertainment options for customers and guests.
Recent marina developments include private helipads, Ocean Club customer lounge, Lure – a contemporary wedding and events venue, chef hatted restaurant – Hemingway’s and a 2.5 hectare marina parkland – The Gardens.
On the water, Abell Point is equipped with three-phase power up to 125 amps, berthing up to 80m, hi-flow fuel bunkering, 24-hour security and deep-water berths to 5m LAT.
Concierge services for customers include a fleet of concierge cars, marina dockhand concierge, welcome vessel and activity bookings service. Specialised marine services are also available within the marina village.
Abell Point Marina has won an impressive array of industry awards and accreditations, testament to the first-class facilities and customer focus the marina is known for.
• Marina of the Year 2017/2018
• Best Innovation by a Marina 2017/2018
• Major Tourism Attraction – Queensland Tourism Awards 2017
• Gold Major Tourism Attraction – Whitsunday Tourism Awards 2017
• Gold Superyacht Business Service Provider of the Year 2017
• Superyacht Industry Champion – Paul Darrouzet 2017
• 5 Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation 2016
With impeccable facilities, an outstanding team of professionals and direct access to unparalleled cruising grounds, Abell Point Marina has gained the well-earned reputation of being the ideal destination to stay, play and explore the natural wonders of Australia.
|Dry Berths||0||LPG||Yes||Boat Broker||Yes|
|Water at Berths||Yes||Wifi||Yes||Bar||Yes|
|Power at Berths||Yes||Shower||Yes||Restaurant/Cafe||Yes|
|3 Phase Power||Yes||Laundry||Yes||Monitor VHF||Ch 9 & 16|
|Max Berth Length||80m||Boat Ramp||Yes||Office Hours||8 – 5 daily|
|Entrance Depth||4m||Haulout/Slipway||Yes||Industry Member||BIA, MIA, Superyacht Aust|
|Sewage Pumpout||Yes||Hard Stand||Yes||Coastguard||Ph 07 4948 0994|
|Activity Booking Service|
|Concierge Car Fleet|
|Helicopter service – airport transfers & scenic tours|
|Marina concierge service|
|Ocean Club Customer Lounge|
|Bus / Train / Ferry||Whitsunday Transit operate the local bus service with regular schedules between Shute Harbour and Proserpine, with a dedicated public bus stop at Abell Point Marina, South Village. Queensland Rail operate train services between Brisbane and Cairns, stopping at Proserpine. Cruise Whitsundays have daily island resort connections to Daydream, Hamilton and Long Islands, as well as an extensive charter fleet departing from Abell Point Marina.|
|Car Hire||Avis, Europcar, Thrifty & Budget, plus a number of ‘budget’ operators, have car rental services in Airlie Beach.|
|Airport||Proserpine Airport is serviced by Virgin, Jetstar and Tiger Air from Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. Hamilton Island Airport is serviced by Virgin, Jetstar and Qantaslink.|
|Accommodation||Marina Shores, Outrigger Boathouse Apartments and Shingley Beach Resort are all highly recommended for shoreside Airlie Beach accommodation options.|
|Provisions||The Whitsunday Shopping Centre is approximately 15 minutes walk from the marina, comprising a major supermarket and other retail outlets. Alternatively catch the bus to Centro Shopping Centre for a modern air-conditioned major shopping centre. There is a takeaway cafe within the marina village.|
|Dining||Hemingway’s restaurant (South Village) is a chef hatted restaurant serving modern Australian cuisine. The Garden Bar at Hemingway’s is open for drinks and light snack from 4pm.
Bohemian Raw Cafe (South Village) provides a relaxed outdoor cafe with a range of healthy smoothies, wraps, sweets and good vibes.
Sorrentos Restaurant is at the northern end of the marina village and overlooks the marina and Pioneer Bay. With a large outdoor deck it’s the ideal place to catch up with boaties over a drink or a meal.
The Kiosk Café (North Village) is open for breakfast and lunch daily and serves dinner with live music Thursday – Sunday.
If you are looking for a romantic dinner, try Clipper Restaurant at The Coral Sea Resort or wander down the main street of Airlie Beach and choose from a range of cafes, restaurants and bistro style venues.
|Visitor Information||Tourism Whitsundays has comprehensive information on where to go and what to do around Airlie Beach and the Whitsundays.|
Reasons to Linger
|Explore Gt Barrier Reef & Islands||The world’s largest living structure and visible from outer space, the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef is just a short trip from the Whitsunday Coast and islands. Many people roam aournd the world dreaming of one day seeing the magical, naturally romantic formation of Heart Reef from the air. Scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands are the ideal place to do it with a plethora of options to choose from to get you to this famous world icon.|
|Whitsundays Coast||While the Whitsunday Islands rightly claim the spotlight, there is plenty of other attractions in the area. North of Airlie Beach, visit Dingo Beach and Cape Gloucester with its Eco Resort tucked in behind the coastal shrubbery and an open-sided restaurant overlooking Edgecumbe Bay. Cape Gloucester Eco Resort has moorings available for rent that enable visitors to use the resort facilities. The yachties traditional hangout, Montes Resort, is next door.|
|Enjoy||Each Saturday morning the grass foreshore on Airlie Esplanade is the venue for a relaxed outdoor market beneath the coconut palms. You’ll find stall holders selling crafts, clothing, food and fresh produce, plus there’s usually live music provided by talented locals.|
|Join the Locals||Visit the Whitsunday Sailing Club for Wednesday afternoon yacht racing on Pioneer Bay. Visitors are always welcome and can usually find a temporary crew position on a members yacht. The balcony overlooking the yachts moored at Airlie Bay is a terrific location for post race drinks and a meal from the bistro.|
Monthly – on the first Thursday of every month Abell Point Marina hosts a Shipmates Sizzler for their guests at the Ocean Club. BYO drinks. Food provided. All guests welcome.
|August||Shag Islet Cruising Yacht Club Rendezvous at Hideaway Bay|
|August||Airlie Beach Race Week|
|August||Whitsunday Reef Festival|
|August||Hamilton Island Race Week|
|September||Bowen Family Fishing Classic and Wet Weekend|
|October||Light Tackle Tournament – Whitsundays Game Fishing Club|
|November||Airlie Beach Festival of Music|