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Tucked away in the hills of Airlie Beach, Freedom Shores is one of the most unique resorts in the Whitsundays,
offering a boutique resort experience with spectacular ocean views. Skip the hotels and experience
accommodation like no other.


Just 10-minutes from Airlie Beach, Freedom Shores is one of the great hidden gems of Whitsunday accommodation. With only 14-rooms, guests can expect an intimate resort experience with a choice of 3 luxury room types – our twin boat bungalows, the larger resort suites or the famous Beach Shack with a private beach & sun lounge.



Enjoy a daily complimentary continental breakfast, served by the stunning pool deck, then wander down to our on-site restaurant, Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill, just a 3-minute walk from the resort offering absolute beachfront dining. We also have a resort bar, offering pool-side cocktails, beers & wines.



Explore a truly unique beachside wedding venue – Think island vibes on the mainland with your own private beach & villa, lawn marquees, guest accommodation & dedicated wedding planners. Ask about our ceremony & reception areas, flexible packages, catering & accommodation options.



Make yourself at home with exclusive use options to hire out the entire resort for your family or group. With a total of 14 rooms and a guest capacity of 34, private pool & beach access, plus a daily breakfast, it’s the perfect venue for a family gathering, intimate wedding or conference.


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Valentine's Day Special Step up this Valentine's Day by booking a night in paradise! All our V-Day stays will receive a bottle of bubbles &  box of chocolates on arrival*. Read More
It's Proposal Season! In this blog, we explore the top 5 boxes to tick when looking for a wedding venue and why Freedom Shores tops that list as one of the most unique wedding venues in the Whitsundays. Read More
HEATED POOL PERFECTION Discover the pinnacle of relaxation at Freedom Shores Resort, nestled in the hills of the Whitsundays. Our resort offers a well-appointed heated pool with incredible views over the Whitsunday islands that will redefine your tropical escape. Read More
Northerlies Merch! Northerlies' Limited Edition T-Shirts have just landed! Just $49 each. We've worked with an Australian artist to create our unofficial mascot, Jack. He's the star of the show on our new tees and has been based on our resident Mangrove Jack and favourite pet fish in the Northerlies pond. Read More
THE ULTIMATE AIRLIE BEACH ITINERARY Welcome to the tropical paradise of Airlie Beach, nestled in the heart of the stunning Whitsundays! Known for its crystal-clear turquoise waters, breathtaking coral reefs, and lush rainforests, Airlie Beach is a dream destination for nature enthusiasts, adventure seekers, and relaxation aficionados alike. Read More
School Holidays | Live Music Daily Northerlies is the place to be this school holiday season in Airlie Beach! We're bringing the tunes to the beach with live music every day of the Queensland school holidays! Read More
FREEDOM SHORES JOINS THE HEALTHY HEART PROJECT We are excited to announce that Freedom Shores Resort has joined the Whitsundays Healthy Heart Project – an initiative that aims to promote sustainable tourism practices and reduce carbon emissions in the Whitsunday region. Read More
New Beach Kitchen Opening! Exciting news for foodies and beachgoers in the Whitsundays! Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill has just opened the new 'Beach Kitchen' in time for the school holidays. The new offering replaces the Smokehouse kitchen and introduces a fresh and exciting menu. Read More
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