15 days in Fraser Island, Whitsundays & Magnetic Island Itinerary

15 days in Fraser Island, Whitsundays & Magnetic Island Itinerary

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1
Fraser Island
— 5 nights
2
Hamilton Island
— 3 nights
3
Airlie Beach
— 3 nights
4
Magnetic Island
— 3 nights

5
nights
Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Fraser Island is known for nature, wildlife, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Lake McKenzie, delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest, kick back and relax at Eli Creek, and don't miss a visit to K'gari.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Fraser Island day trip website.

Brisbane to Fraser Island is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. July in Fraser Island sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Hamilton Island.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach
Central Station Rainforest ©
Central Station Rainforest

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: don't miss a visit to Passage Peak, take in the waterfront activity at Hamilton Island Marina, enjoy the sand and surf at Catseye Beach, and join the crowd at Go-Kart Racing Track.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Hamilton Island using our trip planner.

You can fly from Fraser Island to Hamilton Island in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, car, train, and bus; or do a combination of ferry, car, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hamilton Island when traveling from Fraser Island in July, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to ride a ferry to Airlie Beach.

Things to do in Hamilton Island

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Passage Peak ©
Passage Peak
Catseye Beach ©
Catseye Beach

3
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.
Spend the 29th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: stroll through Airlie Beach Lagoon, explore the galleries of Art Whitsunday Gallery & Shop, explore the activities along Heart Reef, and hike along Whitsunday Great Walk.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Airlie Beach attractions app.

You can ride a ferry from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach in 1.5 hours. July in Airlie Beach sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Magnetic Island.

Things to do in Airlie Beach

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Airlie Beach Lagoon ©
Airlie Beach Lagoon
Helicopter Tours

3
nights
Magnetic Island

Magnetic Island ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Nelly Bay to Arcadia Trail, thenkick back and relax at Geoffrey Bay, and then stop by Arcadia Store. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then kick back and relax at West Point.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Magnetic Island trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Airlie Beach to Magnetic Island takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, train, and ferry. Traveling from Airlie Beach in July, expect nights in Magnetic Island to be little chillier, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Magnetic Island

Parks Wildlife Outdoors
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Magnetic Island Forts Walk ©
Magnetic Island Forts Walk
Nelly Bay to Arcadia Trail ©
Nelly Bay to Arcadia Trail
Geoffrey Bay ©
Geoffrey Bay

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