Airlie’s Favourite
Beach Bar

Set right on the water, Northerlies is a local favourite and hidden gem just outside of Airlie Beach. Think island vibes on the mainland, offering a unique pub experience filled with weekend live music, casual dining, unique event areas, creative cocktails, a free courtesy bus, and plenty of beach for the kids to roam.


With a tropical twist on Australian classics, Northerlies offers the best of both worlds, serving everything from pub greats to scrumptious seafood platters. Look out for the Beach Kitchen menu on weekends!



Whether you’re planning a birthday bash, baby shower, engagement or a beachside wedding, Northerlies is an event venue with a difference. With flexible catering options & no venue hire fees, ask us how to book your next function right on the water.



Wake up in paradise… Just a short stroll from Northerlies lives Freedom Shores Resort –  boutique accommodation with amazing ocean views, unique boat bungalows, king suites, a 3-bedroom homestead and private beach shack villa – ideal for weddings and events.



Northerlies kids meals Airlie Beach
School Holidays Looking for a fun and relaxing spot to take the kids during the school holidays? Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill is the place to be! Check out the $13 kids' menu featuring all the favourites like dino nuggies, spaghetti, fish and chips, burgers and more.  Read More
Whitsunday's First Monopoly Board The Whitsundays are getting a Monopoly Board! 🎉🏝️🎲 Be the first to get your hands on our very own board featuring Whitsunday's best local attractions & iconic businesses. We are taking pre-sale orders now! Tap here to find out more. Read More
Weekly Live Music Looking for a spot of live music with lunch? Head into Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill and enjoy good tunes on the beach with a cocktail in hand. Tap here to see music times. Read More
New Winter Heaters As the temperatures start to drop, we want everyone feeling cozy and warm while they're in for dinner or lunch by the beach. So, we’ve fired up the flame towers and installed all new infrared heaters in the beer garden, brassiere deck & beach hut. Read More
Stay in Northerlies' New Homestead Introducing Pioneer Bay Homestead at Freedom Shores – your haven of laid-back luxury in the heart of the Whitsundays. Our newly unveiled accommodation features three breezy bedrooms all with king beds and their own ensuite bathrooms. Slide into island time with private waterfront access or walk 1-minute across the lawn to Northerlies. 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
Northerlies Ring Artwork Airlie Beach Whitsundays
The Story of Northerlies' Ring Take a look behind the scenes of the Northerlies ring in the making. The Whitsunday weather did not make it easy! Lana and her family worked through 3 days of pre-cyclonic winds, heavy rain & a few bruises to create something truely magical right on the water. Read More
The Ultimate Guide to Airlie Beach Looking for things to do in Airlie Beach, Whitsundays? Explore our tropical paradise on land, in the water and by the sea! A trip to Airlie Beach isnt complete without a visit to Northerlies Beach Bar & Grill! Good food & great cocktails right on the water. Read More
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