Getting to Long Island

The below map shows Long Island location in the Whitsundays, west of Hamilton Island and south of Daydream Island. Also visible is its main access point, the Port of Airlie. Situated approximately 13 km off Queensland's east coast, Long Island is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt of the 74 Whitsunday Islands and is surrounded by the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.

Long Island

Getting There

Getting to Long Island is as simple as flying into Hamilton Island Airport and taking a transfer with Cruise Whitsundays to Port of Airlie where you will be transferred to Shute Harbour for your water taxi transfer to Long Island.

The closest mainland airport is Proserpine Airport where transfers can be arranged to Shute Harbour where you will embark on a short 15minute water taxi to Long Island.

Other options for travel to Long Island are by seaplane or helicopter from Shute Harbour Airport.

Most airlines offer flights to the Hamilton Island or Proserpine Airports directly from most major Australian cities. These airports also accept international flights however you should check with your preferred airline.

Flight Times

Sydney 2hrs 25mins
Melbourne 3hrs 24mins
Brisbane 1hr 45mins
Cairns 1hr 05mins