5 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

5 days in Whitsundays Itinerary

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Hamilton Island
— 2 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 2 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 trip includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, kick back and relax at Catseye Beach, make a trip to Passage Peak, and view the masterpieces at Hamilton Island Art Gallery.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island online trip planner.

Melbourne to Hamilton Island is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Melbourne in April, you will find days in Hamilton Island are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 4 — 6:

Airlie Beach

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the pleasant sights at Bicentennial Walkway, enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Airlie Beach trip itinerary maker website.

You can ride a ferry from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8: