12 days in Whitsunday Islands & Sunshine Coast Itinerary

12 days in Whitsunday Islands & Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Whitsunday Island
— 4 nights
2
Noosa
— 5 nights
3
Hamilton Island
— 2 nights

4
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
Whitsunday Island is known for beaches and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at Whitehaven Beach, explore the activities along Hill Inlet, and step off the mainland to explore Whitsunday Islands National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Whitsunday Island road trip planning app.

Melbourne to Whitsunday Island is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in February; daily highs in Whitsunday Island reach 36°C and lows reach 26°C. You will leave for Noosa on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hill Inlet ©
Hill Inlet
Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Change things up with these side-trips from Noosa: Maroochydore Rotary Park (in Maroochydore) and Lows Lookout (in Coolum Beach). Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's still lots to do: stroll through Noosa Main Beach, add some adventure to your tour with Kayak Noosa, explore the striking landscape of Tewantin National Park, and take a stroll through Hastings Street.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Noosa day trip planner.

You can fly from Whitsunday Island to Noosa in 8 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Nature · Tours

Side Trips

Maroochydore Rotary Park, Lows Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Essential Bodywork ©
Essential Bodywork

2
nights
Hamilton Island

A trip to Hamilton Island takes you to a car-free destination mostly covered in bushland.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club, then take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, then relax and rejuvenate at Spa Wumurdaylin, and finally head outdoors with Jetryder.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Hamilton Island online holiday planner.

Fly from Noosa to Hamilton Island in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. February in Hamilton Island sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

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