5 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

5 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

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5 days in Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
1
Palm Cove
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  3​h
2
Whitsunday Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Palm Cove

A small community of about 1,200 people, Palm Cove sits beside the clear blue waters of the South Pacific.
Scuba & Snorkeling has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Palm Cove trip itinerary planner .

Sydney to Palm Cove is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, Palm Cove is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Whitsunday Island.

Things to do in Palm Cove

#Tours, #Wildlife, #Adventure

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas & Wellness

2
nights
Whitsunday Island

Whitsunday Island ©
You've now added Whitehaven Beach to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Whitehaven Beach. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Whitsunday Islands National Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Whitsunday Island trip builder app .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Palm Cove to Whitsunday Island in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Cove in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 19°C in Whitsunday Island. You'll set off for Airlie Beach on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Whitsunday Island

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Whitehaven Beach ©
Whitehaven Beach
Whitsunday Islands National Park ©
Whitsunday Islands National Park

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