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Hydeaway Bay Beach

Phone: 4945 3711


Hydeaway Bay Beach is on the coast of the Whitsundays, around 45 minutes drive north of the tourist town of Airlie Beach. The beach at Hydeaway Bay is a lovely sandy beach over 1.5 kilometres long. Covering the beachfront area along the main street, Hydeaway Bay Drive, beachfront homes make excellent use of the direct beach access and endless views across the water to Gloucester Island, Saddleback Island and many more. Dotted along between the houses are several beach access ways for the public to gain access to this beautiful stretch of soft, sandy beach. The beach is fringed with shady trees and the rocks at the end make for excellent exploring. The fishing from the beach can be quite successful but there is a boat ramp at Dingo Beach, just around the other side of the headland, if you'd like to try your luck offshore.

A little convenience store at the Hydeaway Bay Caravan Park is the only shop in town, but there is a pub at Dingo Beach and two beachside restaurants/ eco resorts at Cape Gloucester, just at the northern end of Hydeaway Bay.

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2/5 Poor Reviewed 26 days ago

"Montes has been our best get away for the day lunch for over 6 years now. 200km drive up for a great lunch and cold beer and stunning views right on the beach. We tell everyone and take all new..." more »

Bruce B

"Highlight of our Trip - Beautiful part of our lovely Country"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 3 months ago

"We stayed at Montes for 3 days in October and had a fantastic time. Beautiful views, lovely sunsets & sunrises. The ocean right on your door step. Restaurant and Bar was still closed for renovations..." more »

annette402, Cairns Region, Australia

"View to die for!"

5/5 Excellent Reviewed 7 months ago

"You won't be disappointed, worth the drive, worth the effort and suitable for couples, families of all age groups." more »

Poon62, Cairns, Australia

Gloucester Avenue, Hydeaway Bay, Queensland 4800 Australia