6 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

6 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Whitsundays route planner

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Hamilton Island
— 2 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
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Hamilton Island

— 2 nights
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Hamilton Island is known for wildlife, adventure, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, play a few rounds at Hamilton Island Golf Club, bet on your favorite at Go-Kart Racing Track, and don't miss a visit to Passage Peak.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Hamilton Island online driving holiday planner.

Melbourne to Hamilton Island is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hamilton Island, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to ride a ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Airlie Beach

— 3 nights

Gateway to the Whitsundays

Very much a town with an emphasis on the tropical lifestyle, Airlie Beach offers exotic surroundings with palm trees and charming, sandy beaches.
Go for a jaunt from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island to see Daydream Island Living Reef about 34 minutes away. On the 22nd (Mon), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Airlie Beach Lagoon, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, view the masterpieces at Above & Below Photography Gallery, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Airlie Beach road trip site.

Ride a ferry from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in February, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

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