3 days in Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

3 days in Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

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3 days in Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h
Whitsunday Island
— Few hours
Travel:  2​h 30​min
Hamilton Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Sydney

Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
On the 17th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Whitehaven Beach.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Whitsunday Island vacation planner .

Sydney to Whitsunday Island is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Whitsunday Island hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach

Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Hamilton Island Art Gallery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach, and then head outdoors with Jetryder.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hamilton Island trip planning app .

Explore your travel options from Whitsunday Island to Hamilton Island with the Route module. Traveling from Whitsunday Island in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Hamilton Island. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Hamilton Island Art Gallery ©
Hamilton Island Art Gallery