7 days in Sydney, Brisbane & Whitsundays Itinerary

7 days in Sydney, Brisbane & Whitsundays Itinerary

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Sydney
— Few hours
2
Brisbane
— 1 night
3
Hamilton Island
— 1 night
4
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights

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Sydney

Sydney
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Sydney. In September, daily temperatures in Sydney can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Parks
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 23:

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Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park as well as South Bank Parklands. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stroll around Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park and then stroll around South Bank Parklands.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Brisbane trip builder.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In September in Brisbane, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park ©
Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

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night
Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island ©
A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
On the 26th (Sat), step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands National Park and then go for a walk through Coral Beach and the Beak, Conway National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hamilton Island day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Hamilton Island takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane in September, Hamilton Island is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. On the 26th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can ride a ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coral Beach and the Beak, Conway National Park, Whitsunday Islands National Park
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
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Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coral Sea Marina and Airlie Aqua Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach online visit planner.

You can ride a ferry from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Parks Theme Parks
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
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Coral Sea Marina ©
Coral Sea Marina

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