7 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

7 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

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7 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  4​h
1
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
2
Airlie Beach
— 5 nights
+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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get outside with Jetryder and then make a trip to Passage Peak. On the next day, tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club and then explore and take pictures at Go-Kart Racing Track.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Hamilton Island road 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. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in August, with highs in Hamilton Island at 26°C and lows at 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Golf
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Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak
Go-Kart Racing Track ©
Go-Kart Racing Track

5
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Kayaking & Canoeing and Heart Reef. Spend the 7th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 10th (Sat), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Bicentennial Walkway, go for a stroll along the water at Abell Point Marina, take in the exciting artwork at Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Airlie Beach tour itinerary planner.

You can ride a ferry from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach in an hour. August in Airlie Beach sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Kayaking & Canoeing
Bicentennial Walkway ©
Bicentennial Walkway

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