Whitsunday Wayfarer

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Hiking and Walking tour
  • Explore the Airlie Beach coastal rainforest and a hidden beach on our 4 hour hiking tour
  • Discover native Australian animals & unique flora and fauna on our Airlie Beach walking tour
  • Take in panoramic views of the Whitsunday Passage and Islands from atop a mountain
  • Engage your inner adventurer & stretch your legs on a 7.2 klm bushwalk around Airlie Beach
  • Get off the beaten track of Airlie Beach in the Whitsunday’s rainforests
  • Amazing photo opportunities at Shute Harbour lookout

Join our hiking tours from Airlie Beach on a 7.2km walk for approximately 4 hours and climb to the top of Mt Rooper for stunning (almost) 360° views of the Whitsunday Islands Passage. Walk through rugged coastal rainforest to a peaceful, hidden beach full of natural treasures.

Our Airlie Beach bush walking tours are the perfect option to spend half a day taking in the scenery of the Whitsunday region from a mountaintop - this walk has it all... 

On our half day tours we begin a steady climb to the top of Mount Rooper for a stunning (almost) 360 degree view of the Whitsundays to an easy going track through the ever-changing national park to Swamp Bay, a peaceful, hidden beach full of natural treasures - you’ll love every minute of this 7.2km walk*. 

This walking tour also includes a photo opportunity at Airlie's original and most scenic port, Shute Harbour.

You want to get out, stretch your legs and breathe in the fresh air? Fancy some good company, rugged rainforest and some of the best views around? This is the tour for you!

*A general-to-good level of fitness is required for this hiking tour with moderate-steep uphill sections involved in reaching the top of Mt Rooper.  Please also take into account hot, humid conditions which are also common in Tropical Queensland when considering if this walking tour is for you. if unsure, please give us a call to chat - we are more than happy to help ensure you have a safe and enjoyable time in the outdoors!

Included In Price

  • Transfers to/from Airlie Beach accommodation in air-conditioned bus
  • 7.2km guided bushwalk through coastal rainforest to Mt Rooper Summit and hidden beach
  • Local guide with commentary on history, native flora & fauna
  • Visit to Shute Harbour Lookout
  • Snacks & cold drink
  • Complimentary photos & videos
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time


Departure Instructions

To be advised on booking

Pickup Locations

Airlie Beach

  • Airlie Beach
  • Mt Rooper Summit
  • Shute Harbour lookout
  • Swamp bay
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Closed Christmas Day


Half day tour 4 hours (approx.)

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

  • Bottled drinking water (recommended min 1 litre per person)
  • Sturdy, closed-toe walking shoes (hiking boots are great, normal sneakers also good. NO flip flops)
  • Sun protection (hat, sunscreen, sunglasses etc.)
  • A light rain jacket (especially during Nov - April)
  • Camera

  • This hiking tour is not suitable for very young children
  • All travellers under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian, or in lieu of a legal guardian, by an escort over the age of 18, appointed by their legal guardian.

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions  for details prior to booking.


In the event of tour changes or cancellations due to extreme weather conditions or track closures, customers will be notified by your private charter group guide and a full refund (minus merchant fees) OR exchange to another tour or date will be arranged | For cancellations, please contact us at least 24 hours before your scheduled tour to avoid incurring a 100% charge | No refunds will be processed for no-shows on the day of the tour | While we endeavour to operate all tours as described we reserve the right to change the trip itinerary due to local circumstances or events outside of our control.

Hiking Tours Airlie Beach - 4 Hours – 7.2km

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach

Hiking and Walking tour



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$57.00
Family: au$254.00

Tour Code: 769



15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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