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Quiet and picturesque

Nothing much here but beautiful views of the islands. Quick drive from Airlie Beach. Fishing spot... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Gold Coast, Australia
Beautiful but still being repaired

A beautiful place but still undergoing works from cyclone Debbie in 2017. Parking is a bit of a... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
Rick T
Melbourne, Australia
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Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 26 September 2018

Much of the Shute Harbour infrastructure has been destroyed by Cyclone Debbie in 2017. It is no longer the centre of tourist cruises into the Whitsundays. Some heavy duty boating seems to use the harbour now. The big winner seems to be that all cruises...More

1  Thank tmuller25
Reviewed 12 September 2018

I was a little taken back at the damage the ladt cyclone unleashed, everything was gone, no pontoons, no shops, no wharf, all gone. It was still nice to visit, maybe one day it will be returned to its former glory.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Recommend a visit to amazing views from the carpark on the top of hill overlooking the shute harbour area.

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Nothing much here but beautiful views of the islands. Quick drive from Airlie Beach. Fishing spot. ........

Thank 913julieo
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

A beautiful place but still undergoing works from cyclone Debbie in 2017. Parking is a bit of a hassle at the moment with all the tradesmen cars at the moment so we struggled with that for the boat we caught from there. Lovely views and...More

Thank Rick T
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We saw boats that are moored in small clumps here and there. Last year a cyclone destroyed the marina and there are no plans for now to repair it. Still there are boats that are moored here, but not as many as last year. I...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It was sad to see Shute Harbour so run down and damaged after Cyclone Debbie. The lookout was still great. Hopefully it can be restored. We take a drive down and visit each time we’re in Airlie. It’s a great area.

1  Thank Sarox210
Reviewed 15 February 2018

amazing views magical spot just all fenced off and abandoned almost since the cyclone in time I am sure it will be back to what it was but with port of airlie now the main leave point for islands they obviously are not in a...More

Thank kl1992
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Traveled to Shute harbour took a ferry over to Hamilton island for a weekend had a wonderful relaxing time well worth it

Thank gnmatsens
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We drove our rental car around the mountain to Shute Harbour and the views and water were stunning. Most was closed off from cyclone damage and little action was happening here but still worth a drive and a look. I hope it will one day...More

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Response from Adrian1958 | Reviewed this property |
There is not a whole lot to do actually. Have a coffee or go for a walk on the beach board walk which follows the beach line. There are lots of little Cafes on the walk. Enjoy😀