3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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3 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h
1
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
2
Airlie Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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 24th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hamilton Island trip itinerary website .

Sydney to Hamilton Island is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect Hamilton Island to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 25:

1
night
Airlie Beach

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
On the 25th (Wed), go for a walk through Bicentennial Walkway, then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers. On your second day here, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour and then explore the activities along Heart Reef.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach online tour itinerary builder .

Getting from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach by ferry takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus. In April, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 26:
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Speed Boats Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Heart Reef ©
Heart Reef

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