There are many different industries that thrive in the Whitsundays, offering ample employment and job opportunities. Airlie Beach and the Whitsunday islands thrive on tourism and hospitality, with jobs in retail, food and beverage, travel, marine and more readily available. The main street of Airlie Beach is the hub for dining and nightlife, and the majority of the region's hotels are located a short walk from the main street. The Whitsunday islands, such as Hamilton Island, Long Island, Daydream Island, South Molle Island and Hayman also offer a variety of careers with various accompanying accommodation options.
All the towns of the Whitsundays are in close proximity to the mining areas of the Bowen and Galilee Basins, the mines of which offer numerous underground and open cut mining jobs, and associated construction and service jobs. Work in the mines and live in paradise!
The Whitsunday Coast is also a major supplier of Queensland's fresh fruit and vegetable produce, not to mention sugar and seafood. Agriculture jobs are available throughout the year, with concentrations in peak harvesting seasons and backpacker jobs available.
For jobs available in the Whitsundays, see: