5 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

5 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

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5 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

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

2
nights
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Get outdoors at Catseye Beach and Wild life Hamilton Island. Spend the 19th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: take in the exciting artwork at Hamilton Island Art Gallery and go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island online day trip planner .

Sydney to Hamilton Island is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus, car, and ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in Hamilton Island hover around 31°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to ride a ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

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Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Wild life Hamilton Island ©
Wild life Hamilton Island

2
nights
Airlie Beach

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 21st (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Above & Below Photography, then kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

Make your Airlie Beach itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can ride a ferry from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach in an hour. In April, daytime highs in Airlie Beach are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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