Getting Here

* Please be advised that there will be no water taxis available on Christmas Day 2017

 FLY to Proserpine or drive to Airlie Beach.


Island Transfers 0488 022 868

    • Island Transfers provide multiple daily departures connecting with flights to and from Hamilton Island and Proserpine (Whitsunday coast) airports
    • Island Transfers will organise all your connecting shuttles and/or ferries  to ensure a seamless and stress free transfer to Palm Bay with the option to take some time to do a bit of shopping in Airlie Beach.
    • Four scheduled trips a day departing Harbour at 8.30am 10.30am 2pm and 5.15pm travelling direct to Palm Bay. These trips return from Palm Bay at 9am 11am 2.30pm and 5.45pm
    • Fares starting from $55 per person for adults and $30 per child
    • Bookings are essential as there is a maximum of 20 people per boat.
    • If the scheduled runs are unavailable or do not suit your itinerary, the same water taxi company, Island Transfers, will transfer outside of these times on request and for an extra fee.


      • Shute Harbour to Palm Bay is run by GSL Aviation for $129
      • For more information and to book click here


      • Air Whitsunday fly from Shute Harbour Airport to Palm Bay Resort. $295.00 for a six seater aircraft which includes two or four passengers plus luggage. This can be booked direct through the resort by contacting or 0477 770 133

CAR PARKING Shute Harbour

      • Valet parking is available at
      • Marina car park at Shute Harbour with meter that takes coins or credit card.
      • Another option is outdoor parking at the top of the hill above Whitsunday Parking. There is a meter that takes coins or credit card.

FLY into Hamilton Island

Island Transfers 0488022868

Enjoy a comfortable and scenic trip via the Whitsunday Passage from Hamilton Island Airport to Port of Airlie where you will be met by a shuttle and transferred to Shute Harbour to connect with your sea transfer to Palm Bay on a quick and safe catamaran. You will have the option of transiting in Airlie Beach to grab some supplies or go straight through to Palm Bay. Island Transfer fares from Hamilton Island are inclusive of ferry/shuttle and start at $85 per person.


Mars Charters 1800202909

Hamilton Island  –  Palm Bay     (approx. 40min trip)

4pm daily  – $65pp (minimum of 2 – eg. if you are the only person on the vessel you will need to pay for 2 tickets)

Palm Bay  –  Hamilton Island     (approx. 40min trip)

7am daily  – $50pp (early bird special – great for tours from Hamilton)
10am daily  – $65pp (minimum of 2 – eg. if you are the only person on the vessel you will need to pay for 2 tickets)

Private Charter Pricing
1 – 4 total booked passengers: shared total cost of $300
5+ total passengers, price is $65 per person.

Hamilton Island Day Trips

7am or 10am departure from Palm Bay
4pm – return to Palm Bay

$100pp return

On The Map


Sailing the beautiful Whitsundays? Come and visit us at Palm Bay.

Please call reception on 0477 770 133 for availability and to book.

Pricing starts at $50 for an overnight stay on mooring.

$100 for overnight stay on mooring and two people to use the resort facilities (+$15 for each additional person thereafter).

Facilities include: Pool, Bar, Guest Kitchen, Tennis Courts, Kayaks and Snorkeling equipment, and National Park Walking Tracks