10 days in Noosa & Whitsundays Itinerary

10 days in Noosa & Whitsundays Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Noosa
— 4 nights
2
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
3
Airlie Beach
— 2 nights

4
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: Montville Art Gallery (in Montville), Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World & Obi Boardwalk) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Australia Zoo, kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and step aboard HMAS Brisbane.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Noosa trip itinerary website.

Sydney to Noosa is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Maleny, Montville Art Gallery, Australia Zoo, Kings Beach
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

3
nights
Hamilton Island

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 plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tee off at Hamilton Island Golf Club, make a trip to Passage Peak, and go for a stroll along the water at Hamilton Island Marina.

To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Hamilton Island trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Noosa to Hamilton Island takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In February, daytime highs in Hamilton Island are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can ride a ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Whitsunday Islands National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hamilton Island Golf Club ©
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Daydream Island Living Reef, then view the masterpieces at Above & Below Photography Gallery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Airlie Beach Lagoon.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Airlie Beach day trip planning tool.

Getting from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach by ferry takes about 1.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Airlie Beach can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Daydream Island Living Reef
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Above & Below Photography Gallery ©
Above & Below Photography Gallery

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