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Entertainment in Airlie Beach, Australia

The best way to spend an evening in Airlie is by joining the Party Whitsundays tour of the best bars in Airlie Beach which takes place every Saturday and will set you back $35. For this rather reasonable sum you will get dinner and seven free drinks. As well as this, any drink which you have after your first seven will only cost you happy hour prices all night.

Kicking off with dinner in Magnums about 6.30pm you will then be treated to live music in Charlie’s Sports Bar and Morocco’s Party bar and finish off by dancing into the early hours at Tricks Nightclub. With loads of party games and excellent prizes this tour is well worth checking out. So, if this sounds like something you think you’re able for, and we hope you are, you can book at Magnums or Morocco when you get there.

If you’re worried about what you can get up to during the week, however, you need not bother. Thanks to its position as a number one backpacker location, the nightlife in the town is alive and kicking right throughout the week with different theme and party nights taking place in the various pubs on alternate nights of the week. For the best ones, ask in your hostel and they’re sure to point you in the right direction. As well as this, many of the most popular bars are located in the town’s bigger hostels where you’re guaranteed to hook up with a host of fellow travellers who will help you party the night away.

Entertainments in Airlie Beach

  • Beaches Bar & Bistro

    356 - 362 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Australia

    The biggest hostel in Airlie Beach, Beaches is also one of the most popular nightspots. With $6 jugs of beer every day and special party games on a regular basis, this place is filled to capacity with backpackers any night of the week.

  • Magnums

    Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Australia

    Another major party centre, this bar also has competitions and events on most nights including its legendary toad races and horizontal bungee. Also serves food outside between 5.00pm and 8.30pm, the perfect way to start your night out.

  • Capers

    Corner of Esplanade & Coconut Grove, Airlie Beach, Australia

    Located in the Airlie Beach Hotel, this place serves over one hundred different types of bourbon. A real chill out establishment with pool tables for those who think you can after sampling the different bourbons.

  • Paddy's Shenanigans

    352 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Australia

    Traditional Irish pub serving the obligatory Guinness and Irish Stew, this is an extremely popular among backpackers and locals alike. And with special offers on drinks almost every night as well as its warm, friendly atmosphere it’s easy to see why.

  • KC's Bar & Grill

    382 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Australia

    With live music most nights as well as the fact that there is usually no, or a very reasonable, cover charge this is another extremely popular haunt. Also serves really good food for those of you interested in something besides drinking.

  • The Saloon Bar

    263 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach, Australia

    The venue which has replaced Stingers Nightclub, this bar is proving just as popular among revellers in the town. Open until 5.00am nightly, come prepared to party.

  • Tricks Nightclub

    Golden Orchid Drive, Airlie Beach, Australia

    Open from 11.00pm until 5.00am nightly, this place is loud, thumping and an excellent place to finish up. Is also part of the Party Whitsundays tour.

  • Terraces Bar & Restaurant

    Golden Orchid Drive, Airlie Beach, Australia

    Occupying the bottom half of the building housing Tricks you will find the bar with the best views in Airlie. Happy hour between 5.30pm and 6.30pm and shows 16mm movies two nights per week.

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