The Small community of Conway is situated close to the mouth of Proserpine River, and just 25 minutes away from Airlie beach, offering a number of tourist attractions like Conway National Park. The park covers the large peninsula formed by Conway range along with 35 km of coastline and offers a number of beautiful walking trails.
Swamp Bay walking track
This 2.1 km one-way track runs along the creek at the foot of Mt Rooper. The beach at Swamp bay is covered with corals washed up from the Great Barrier Reef. You will get amazing views of the Molle Islands from here.
This 1 km track lies between Airlie Beach and Shute harbour. Starting at the Airlie Beach picnic area, it is a pleasant short walk. The information sheet offered at the starting point enables you to spot all the interesting points.
Coral Beach walking track
Starting at the Shute Harbour, this 1 km one-way walking track passes through the forest to end at the Coral beach. The track offers amazing views of the Whitsunday passage and Shute Harbour. Walking over to a ridge at the bay will enable you to see the Molle group of Islands.
Mt Rooper walking track
You can opt for either 2.4 km or the 5.4 km walking track circuit at Mt Rooper. The track runs through thick forest giving you an opportunity to see a variety of plant species. The lookout at Mt Rooper offers stunning views of Whitsunday Passage and Islands. A 2 km track from this trail will take you to the Swamp Bay track.
Cedar Creek Falls, located very close to Conway beach, is another popular tourist attraction. A visit during the wet season will enable you to see the falls in full glory. You can play in the natural swimming hole at the foot of the waterfall round the year. The path followed by the creek to reach the ocean is lined by Alexander palms. The place hosts an amazing variety of flora and fauna including red and white cedars, wild orchids and strangler figs.
Conway Beach Tourist Park: The park was originally established for fishermen some 30 years ago. It has undergone many major improvements in the last few years. Now it offers all the facilities like electricity and large, private campsites. The van and camping sites have power and cost just $26 to $36 per night. Regardless of your budget, you will find suitable accommodation here. The beach is perfect for a long stroll, walking your dog, a game of cricket, fishing or windsurfing. The park offers a number of activities for children, like a large pool with beach area, basketball ring, tennis court, jumping pillow, waterslide, sand pit and much more. Pets are allowed in the park, although they may not be allowed inside onsite accommodation. The park also offers special facilities for the disabled. All this make Conway Beach Park an ideal holiday destination for the entire family.
Henning Island Beach picnic
Sand sculpture on Airlie Beach
Stonehaven Bay, Whitsundays
Whitsunday Fishing charter
Sailing to Bali Hai
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