Airlie Beach – Base Backpackers Airlie Beach – 2019

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Schoolies Resort: Base Backpackers Airlie Beach
Address: 336 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia


You need to be 18+ (At least 1 person) to check in.



16 Nov – 23 Nov 2019

Schoolies Package Inclusions

  • 7 Nights Accommodation at the Official Schoolies Resort
  • Access to on-site Schoolies area and facilities at the Schoolies Resort
  • Sure Thing Schoolies Registration and wristband for entry into the Schoolies Party
  • Sure Thing Schoolies Cap
  • Sure Thing Schoolies Lanyard
  • Sure Thing Schoolies Beer Pong Set with Red Cups (One set for each group)
  • Sure Thing Schoolies Shot Glass
  • Exclusive Entry to the Epic All Ages Schoolies Party Boat Cruises with a $10 discount
  • Exclusive Access to the Epic Schoolies Paintball Competition with a $10 discount


Q) What is the Official ALL Ages Airlie Beach Schoolies Party I have been hearing about?
A) It is Epic and hosted by the Sure Thing Schoolies Crew and as standard, you get to Party Hard with your friends at the resort and it’s a night of action-packed fun. This is an all ages event so nobody misses out.

Q) What are these Official ALL Ages Airlie Beach Schoolies Boat Parties I have been hearing about?
A) They are Epic and hosted by the Sure Thing Schoolies Crew and as standard, you get to Party Hard on the Official Schoolies Party Boat Packed with Schoolies, 3 Hours of raves and action-packed entertainment, Awesome party host, Wild Schoolies Memories and great on-board Tunes. If you book when you secure your accommodation, you get a $10 discount!

Q) What are these Exclusive Epic Paintball Competitions and Wake-boarding I have been hearing about?
A) They are awesome and not to be missed. For Airlie Beach Schoolies the Sure Thing Schoolies Crew is hosting the Exclusive Airlie Beach Schoolies Paintball Showdown and Epic wake-boarding. Get away from your typical Airlie Schoolies Experience with an action-packed day of paintball warfare and cable wake-boarding. You will shred it up at GoWake cable park to cool off, recharge with some lunch, prior to an intense round of paintball warfare. Transfers are in a customised bus with a premium sound system, integrated 32” LED TV, Apple TV with Spotify and Youtube streaming. See all the photos of the day on the way home! Spaces are limited so register your team now before it’s too late. If you book when you secure your accommodation, you get a $10 discount!

Q) What are the dates for Schoolies?
Week One: 17 Nov – 24 Nov 2018
Week Two: 24 Nov – 1 Dec 2018
Week Three: 1 Dec – 8 Dec 2018

Week One: 16 Nov – 23 Nov 2019
Week Two: 23 Nov – 30 Nov 2019
Week Three: 30 Nov – 7 Dec 2019

Week One: 21 Nov – 28 Nov 2020
Week Two: 28 Nov – 4 Nov 2020
Week Three: 4 Nov – 12 Dec 2020

Q) Are Schoolies Activities included?
A) Yes, your official “Sure Thing Schoolies” Wristband will get you into the Official Schoolies Party and activities at Airlie Beach – The Official schoolies wristband only comes with bookings made at an Official Schoolies Resort.

Q) Can we still get access to the Schoolies Party if we are booked elsewhere?
A) No. Access to the Schoolies party at Airlie Beach comes with any Sure Thing Schoolies package. To get access to the Sure Thing Schoolies Party you must be booked at an Official Schoolies accommodation at Airlie Beach. There is no other way to get access to the Official Schoolies Party.

Q) Do we have the Freedom to explore and enjoy the rest of Airlie Beach?
A) Yes. We understand that you want Freedom at Schoolies. You have the freedom to explore the beautiful Airlie Beach, however, the best beach is right across the road. You can go shopping, do tours and activities as you wish.

Q) We have been advised to book at an Official Schoolies Resort. Is this right?
A) Absolutely. This is a must to ensure you that have no problems at check-in. It will also ensure you are at a “Verified” schoolies hotel – these hotels must meet guidelines of safety, prime location, good rooms, schoolies-friendly staff, and it also ensures that you don’t miss out on the genuine schoolies experience.

Q) What should I look out for with a schoolies hotel?
A) At Airlie Beach, location is very important, so ensure you are where the action is. It is also a huge benefit to be amongst other schoolies – the last thing you want is to be at a hotel with young kids taking up the pool, and elderly people asking you to keep the noise down after 8 pm. Schoolies hotels are set up especially for the enjoyment of schoolies… you’re here celebrating the end of high school after all!

Q) As for room configuration, who goes in which room with each other?
A) Each group will get their room allocation, however, we don’t select your configuration, you can decide this amongst your group on arrival.

Q) Is there a Schoolies Curfew?
A) No, there is no schoolies Curfew. Sure Thing Schoolies runs safe and professional schoolies events and NEVER enforces a curfew or lock-out, and NEVER leashes you to the hotel grounds.

Q) Do the Schoolies bookings include flights from our home city, or airport transport/transfers?
A) No, these are booked separately by Schoolies.

Q) What’s the food like at Airlie Beach?
A) Enjoy the amazing food available at Airlie Beach. The food includes all the normal stuff you would expect such as Pizza, Chicken, Steak, Pasta, Fish and Chips, Wedges, Seafood, Burgers, Fresh Fruit. There are also cafes, restaurants and a supermarket close by.

Q) Is Airlie Beach suitable for people with dietary requirements such as vegan or vegetarian?
A) Yes. There are so many food outlets available that you are very likely to find multiple options for your dietary requirements.

Q) Are towels, bedding linen and pillows supplied?
A) Yes. Full bedding is supplied at the resort including sheets, pillow and blankets. Remember to bring your own beach towel.

Q) What Time Zone is Airlie Beach in?
A) Being in QLD, Airlie Beach is in the UTC +10 time zone

Q) What is the check in and check out time at the accommodation?
A) Check-in starts from 2pm onwards. If you get there before 2pm you may be able to leave your bags at reception whilst you explore the area. There may be many people checking in at once, so keep in mind that you may not be able to check in at exactly 2pm. The whole group should check in together all at once. As for Checkout, you must vacate your room completely by no later than 10am on the day of departure.

Q) What is ATAS accreditation?
A) This is the highest level of accreditation available to Australian Travel Agents and Tour Operators. Only the best of the best have this qualification. Sure Thing Schoolies is honoured to have ATAS accreditation. Sure Thing is the only Schoolies company that is ATAS accredited – ensuring you reliability, credibility, professionalism and an absolutely awesome Schoolies week.

Q) We’ve heard that Airlie Beach Schoolies with Sure Thing Schoolies is Epic, is it?
A) Yes, Sure Thing Schoolies hosts the Official ALL Ages Airlie Beach Schoolies Parties. In addition Sure Thing Schoolies Resorts are rated 5-Star by the Sure Thing Schoolies Crew.

Q) How soon should we book?
A) Just like the hottest concert tickets… The schoolies hotel rooms get snapped up nice and early, the earlier you book, the better it is for you. To get things rolling, contact and let them know how many people are in your group. From there, they will send you an itinerary of the best available rooms and will give you details on how you can make them yours!

1 review for Airlie Beach – Base Backpackers Airlie Beach – 2019

  1. Toby Norman

    Airlie Schoolies 2017 at Base Backpackers was awesome! The accommodation had a great Schoolies vibe and the week was a cool way to end the school year.

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