11 days in Sydney, Whitsunday Islands & Fraser Island Itinerary

11 days in Sydney, Whitsunday Islands & Fraser Island Itinerary

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11 days in Sydney, Whitsunday Islands & Fraser Island Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  27​h
1
Sydney
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h
3
Hayman Island
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 45​min
4
Whitsunday Island
— 1 night
Travel:  2​h 30​min
5
Daydream Island
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
6
Fraser Island
— 1 day
Fly:  36​h
End: Luxembourg City

2
nights
Sydney

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
You'll get in some beach time at Bondi Beach and Clovelly. Go for a jaunt from Sydney to Blacktown to see Featherdale Wildlife Park about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Manly Beach, take a stroll through The Rocks, tour the pleasant surroundings at Camp Cove, and let little ones run wild at Cremorne Reserve.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sydney trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Sydney is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Luxembourg City in January; daily highs in Sydney reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Sydney

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Featherdale Wildlife Park
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Featherdale Wildlife Park ©
Featherdale Wildlife Park
Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
Manly Beach
Manly Beach

1
night
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club and then enjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hamilton Island vacation planner.

You can fly from Sydney to Hamilton Island in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sydney in January since evenings lows in Hamilton Island dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hayman Island.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks
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Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club

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night
Hayman Island

Hayman Island
On the 8th (Tue), head off the coast to Hiking & Bushwalks One&Only Hayman Island.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hayman Island tour itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hamilton Island to Hayman Island. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Hayman Island

#Beaches, #Wildlife, #Outdoors
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Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 9th (Wed), head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park and then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Whitsunday Island day trip app .

Explore your travel options from Hayman Island to Whitsunday Island with the Route module. In January, daytime highs in Whitsunday Island are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Daydream Island.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

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night
Daydream Island

Daydream Island
On the 10th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Daydream Island Living Reef.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Daydream Island route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Whitsunday Island to Daydream Island. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in January, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Daydream Island

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the activities along Lake McKenzie and then kick back and relax at Seventy-Five Mile Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Fraser Island visit planner .

Explore your travel options from Daydream Island to Fraser Island with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Fraser Island when traveling from Daydream Island in January, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fraser Island

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors
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Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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