15 days in Whitsunday Islands & Airlie Beach Itinerary

15 days in Whitsunday Islands & Airlie Beach Itinerary

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Daydream Island
— 1 night
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Hamilton Island
— 4 nights
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Airlie Beach
— 8 nights
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Whitsunday Island
— 1 night

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Daydream Island

Daydream Island
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at Daydream Island Rejuvenation Day Spa and then identify plant and animal life at Daydream Island Living Reef.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Daydream Island trip planner.

Brisbane to Daydream Island is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Brisbane in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Daydream Island, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Daydream Island

Spas · Wildlife · Parks
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Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Passage Peak. Step out of the city life by going to Catseye Beach and Jetryder. There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at Hamilton Island Golf Club, take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, view the masterpieces at Hamilton Island Art Gallery, and meet the residents at Wild life Hamilton Island.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Daydream Island to Hamilton Island with the Route module. In November in Hamilton Island, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to ride a ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 3:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club

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Airlie Beach

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Airlie Beach Lagoon. You'll get in some beach time at Grays Bay and Horseshoe Bay. Explore Airlie Beach's surroundings by going to Mango Avenue (in Eimeo), Bowen (Bowen Historical Society and Museum & Mother Beddock Rock) and Bucasia Beach (in Bucasia). There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Whitsunday Crocodile Safari, explore the activities along Heart Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Hydeaway Bay Beach, and step aboard Whitsunday Passage.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach attractions planner.

Getting from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach by ferry takes about 2 hours. In December, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 3 — 11:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Horseshoe Bay ©
Horseshoe Bay

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Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the activities along Hill Inlet, then kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach, and then head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Whitsunday Island trip planner.

Take a bus from Airlie Beach to Whitsunday Island in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Traveling from Airlie Beach in December, Whitsunday Island is little chillier at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 12:
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

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