8 days in Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

8 days in Whitsunday Islands Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Whitsunday Islands vacation planner

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Whitsunday Island
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Daydream Island
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Hamilton Island
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Whitsunday Island

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach and then explore the activities along Hill Inlet.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Whitsunday Island day trip site.

Sydney to Whitsunday Island is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Whitsunday Island reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Daydream Island.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Daydream Island

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Daydream Island Living Reef.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Daydream Island travel itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Whitsunday Island to Daydream Island with the Route module. When traveling from Whitsunday Island in July, plan for slightly colder days in Daydream Island, with highs around 24°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Daydream Island

Parks · Wildlife
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Hamilton Island

— 5 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: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Hamilton Island Art Gallery, and go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hamilton Island holiday app.

Explore your travel options from Daydream Island to Hamilton Island with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
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Whitsunday Islands travel guide

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Beaches · Scuba & Snorkeling · Marinas
Set at the heart of the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, Whitsunday Islands remain one of the most popular yachting destinations in the Southern Hemisphere, attracting over half a million travelers each year. Made up of 74 mainly uninhabited islands--only five boast resorts and several more allow camping--this exotic tropical getaway mesmerizes visitors with warm turquoise waters hugged by some of the finest beaches in the world. A trip to Whitsunday Islands is a feast for the senses. Sailing, kayaking, and power boating rank among the top things to do in Whitsunday Islands, next to diving and snorkeling, providing a chance to explore the seaways, pristine beaches, and secluded coves.