Airlie Beach - Goorganga Wetlands

Although the Airlie Beach and Whitsunday areas are better known for their tropical beaches, blue water Sailing and diving over coral reefs, the region nonetheless has large areas of wetlands. The well-preserved Goorganga Wetlands are located close to Proserpine River and constitute a beautiful habitat for local flora and fauna.

There are many types of unique Australian habitats surrounding Airlie Beach and in the Goorganga wetlands. These include the melaleuca forests, pastures, marine mangroves and saltpans which fringe the Proserpine River and can all be experienced on an open-air tractor-drawn wagon-train tour. This is an ideal way to tour the Goorganga wetlands as it is home to a large number of billabongs and teatree swamps.

The nationally listed Goorganga wetlands are situated close to Airlie Beach and host many species of vegetation and wildlife which make for a great nature spotting day outdoors. So whether you explore the wetlands yourself or experience expert commentary delivered by friendly tour staff, visit the Goorganga wetlands to understand more about Australia's nature and country.