6 days in Hamilton Island & Cairns Itinerary

6 days in Hamilton Island & Cairns Itinerary

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6 days in Hamilton Island & Cairns Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Cairns
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Hamilton Island Art Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach, and then head outdoors with Jetryder.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hamilton Island tour itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Hamilton Island is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Hamilton Island is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in April, with highs in Hamilton Island at 31°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairns.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Hamilton Island Art Gallery ©
Hamilton Island Art Gallery

3
nights
Cairns

A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
Visiting Four Mile Beach and Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairns: Palm Cove (Hartley's Crocodile Adventures & Palm Cove Beach). Spend the 2nd (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairns trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Hamilton Island to Cairns in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and train. Traveling from Hamilton Island in May, you will find days in Cairns are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairns

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Port Douglas, Palm Cove
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures ©
Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
Four Mile Beach ©
Four Mile Beach

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