FAQs

What are your Terms & Conditions?

How do I get the best and lowest price?

  • You are guaranteed the best and lowest price when you book direct.

Tell me about the Valet Service

  • On arrival you will be met at the Hamilton Island Airport or Ferry Terminal by your Valet Service and taken to your apartment.
  • This is where you will be given your keys and complimentary private golf buggy
  • If there is any change in your arrival time prior to your arrival date, please contact us on 1300 679 559 or email info@hamiltonisland.biz
  • Short notices of new arrival times may receive transfer delays as schedules are pre-arranged the night prior to your arrival.  

What are the Buggy terms & conditions?

Is linen included?

  • As your apartment is self-contained and equipped with a laundry, there is no daily maid or cleaning services provided.
  • If you would like to arrange a mid-stay service or linen change, please confirm at the time of booking or contact your cleaner directly – a fee will be payable directly to the cleaner.
  • All bed linen and bath towels are supplied (1 per guest).
  • Unless otherwise stated, our apartments feature a port-a-cot and high-chair. Please bring along your own cot linen if use of the cot is required.  
  • Beach or pool towels are available in most apartments, please confirm with our office. 
  • Your booking does not include the use of the Resort’s poolside beach towels so remember to bring one along. 

Are child seats required on a Buggy?

  • Children under the age of 4 years are required to be secured in a child seat or capsule whilst travelling on a buggy. 
  • You can either bring your own seat or once you have arrived, hire one and have it fitted through Hamilton Island Buggy Hire located near the Resort Centre at a cost of $15 per day. This fee will be charged to a maximum of 4 days, for example, if you hire the seat for 7 days, the most you will have to pay is $60 (4 day hire).
  • For further information on this, call the Hamilton Island Buggy Hire on 07 4946 8263. Please keep in mind that seats are subject to availability, and they do not take pre-bookings. There is also a maximum of only two restraints allowed per buggy.

What activities are on offer?

Are Hamilton Island pools heated?

  • The Reef View Hotel, Beach Club and Bougainville Pools are heated.

Are there crocodiles on Hamilton Island?

  • Saltwater crocodile sightings in Airlie Beach and the surrounding Whitsunday Islands are extremely rare, as they prefer murky, brackish water to hunt in rather than the crystal-clear waters surrounding the islands. To see a crocodile, visit the Hamilton Island Wildlife Park.

Are there snakes on Hamilton Island?

  • The most common snakes found on Hamilton Island are the green tree snakes, brown tree snakes and pythons. Venomous snakes such as the eastern brown and taipans can be found on most of the Whitsunday islands.
  • Snakes are on display at the Hamilton Island Wildlife Park and the Wildlife café.

Are dogs allowed on Hamilton Island?

  • Assistance dogs are permitted, and some permanent residents have permits to keep dogs. Look out for the very friendly Boson, the chocolate Labrador, who spends his days receiving belly rubs from chandlery customers.

Can you visit Hamilton Island for the day?

  • You can catch the ferry from Shute Harbour near Airlie Beach, but you will only see a small sample of what the Island has to offer in a day.

Can you swim at Hamilton Island?

  • Catseye Beach is an excellent place for swimming. Swim out past the reef at low tide to see the turtles.

Can you drink Hamilton Island water?

  • Yes, Hamilton Island water is okay to drink. As much of it runs through a reverse osmosis plant, it is good but not great.

Can you fish Hamilton Island?

  • Hamilton Island is great for fishing, but we recommend going out in a boat if possible. There are lots of dry land fishing spots scattered across the Island.

Can you walk Hamilton Island?

  • Hamilton Island has some great walking tracks with breathtaking views. Passage Peak offers spectacular views from the highest point on the Island. The Icons trail includes a 3m tall chair at Southeast Head, a giant swing at Coral Cove, and a giant hammock at Escape Beach. Cary, bring plenty of water and let someone know where you are going, as there is no mobile coverage on parts of these trails.

Can you drive to Hamilton Island

  • Vehicle access from the mainland is only by barge, and cars are generally not permitted on Hamilton Island.  
  • Enjoy the use of a complimentary golf buggy when booking one of our lovely private apartments * conditions apply and exclude Whitsunday Apartments.

Can you live on Hamilton Island?

  • Yes, there are permanent residents on Hamilton Island.

Can you walk around Hamilton Island?

  • Yes, you can walk around the island's many bushwalking trails, footpaths and roads.
  • A free shuttle bus also runs around the Island.

Can you camp on Hamilton Island?

Can you swim at Hamilton Island in January?

  • Yes, but you should always wear a stinger suit when the water temperature is over 27 degrees and take particular care when there are northerly winds; January water temperatures average slightly over 28 degrees.

Can you surf at Hamilton Island?

  • Hamilton Island is great for wind or kite surfing, but no beaches are suitable for beach surfing.

Can you swim at Hamilton Island in December?

  • Yes, but you should always wear a stinger suit when the water temperature is over 27 degrees and take particular care when there are northerly winds. December water temperatures average slightly over 27 degrees.

Can you snorkel off Hamilton Island?

  • Hamilton Island is great for snorkelling. At low tide, head to Catsye Beach and follow the sand passage through the reef to swim with the turtles.

Can you smoke on Hamilton Island?

  • Yes, but most properties are smoke-free, so they are for outdoor use only.

Can you fly to Hamilton Island?

  • Yes, flying to Hamilton Island is the easiest way to get there. Qantas, Virgin, and Jetstar have regular flights from Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane and connecting flights from other airports.

How is Hamilton Island owned?

  • The island is under a perpetual crown lease from the Queensland government to Hamilton Island Enterprises Limited, which is controlled by the Oatley family.

How big is is Hamilton Island?

  • Approx 5 square kilometres or 2 square miles, of which two-thirds remain undeveloped national park.

How much is Hamilton Island worth?

  • The value is extremely difficult to determine. It last sold for around $200 million in 2003. In 2023, it was widely reported that the Island was for sale for 1 billion dollars before it was taken off the market; this, of course, would not include all the privately owned accommodation that operates under subleases to Hamilton Island Enterprises Limited.

How far is Hamilton Island from Airlie Beach?

  • 26.9km, which takes around 1 hour by ferry.

How far is Hamilton Island from Sydney?

  • 1,518 Kilometers.

How to get Hamilton Island?

  • Either by flights from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane or by ferry from Airlie Beach.

How much is Hamilton Island for sale?

  • In 2023, it was widely reported that the Island was for sale for 1 billion dollars before it was taken off the market.
  • Privately owned accommodation is available to purchase, and several agents operate on the island.  
  • We are happy to provide agents contact details if you call us on 1300 676 559.

 

How expensive is Hamilton Island?

  • Accommodation will be more expensive than on the mainland due to everything needing to be barged in. Room rates start at around $400 per height but vary by season. February to April represents the best value for money.
  • Call us on 1300 679 559 and ask for the best deal.

How long is Hamilton Island?

  • Approx 5 Km north to South and 3.5 km East to West.

How much of Hamilton Island is developed?

  • Only 30% of the Island is developed, with 70% remaining as a national park.

How to get around Hamilton Island?

  • Walk, use the free island shuttle bus or hire a golf buggy.
  • We recommend booking a private apartment from us, which comes with the complementary use of a four-seater buggy.
  • Call us on 1300 679 599 for the best deal on a private apartment.

How to get to Hamilton Island from Brisbane?

  • Direct flights from Qantas, Virgin, and Jetstar are available.

How to get to Hamilton Island from Melbourne?

  • Direct flights are operated by Virgin and Jetstar.
  • Qantas flights operate via a stopover in Sydney or Brisbane.

How do you get to Hamilton Island from Cairns?

  • You can fly to Hamilton Island with a stopover in Brisbane or Fly to Proserpine and catch the ferry across. The cheapest way is to catch a bus to Shute Harbour and catch the ferry.

What is Hamilton Island worth?

  • The value is extremely difficult to determine. It last sold for around $200 million in 2003. In 2023, it was widely reported that the Island was for sale for 1 billion dollars before it was taken off the market. Of course, this would not include all the privately owned accommodation that operates under subleases to Hamilton Island Enterprises Limited.

What is Hamilton Island enterprises?

  • Hamilton Island Enterprises Limited is the entity that holds the perpetual crown lease over the Island from the Queensland Government and runs most of the businesses on the Island. In November 2003, 21st Century Resorts Holdings Pty Ltd, a company controlled by the Oatley family won the bid to acquire 100% of the shares in Hamilton Island Enterprises.

What to do Hamilton Island?

  • There are activities for everyone on the Island, and it's even a popular place to get married.
  • Take an Art class, try 9-pin bowling,  go racing on the go-cart track or quad bikes for the kids, off-road adventure tours, Shopping, Sports club/gym, Fishing, Bushwalking, Golf, Spa, cuddle a Koala at the Wildlife park or simply just relaxing by one of the resort pools; bougainvillea pool, main resort pool and sails pool, which are located on Catseye Beach.

What to pack for Hamilton Island?

  • Shorts and short sleeves are the go year around. Over the winter months, the nights can get a little cool, so another layer is a good idea. Some wet weather gear is also recommended over the summer months. Don’t forget your swimming togs.
  • Refer to our climate page for further information.

What to eat at Hamilton Island?

There are many restaurants on Hamilton Island and the island's own  IGA Supermarket and Bottle Shop.

  • Bob's Bakery
  • Bommie Restaurant
  • Bommie Deck
  • Bommie Restaurant
  • Clubhouse Restaurant
  • Coca Chu
  • Hamilton Island Wildlife Café
  • Marina Cafe
  • Marina Tavern
  • Mariners
  • One Tree Hill
  • Pizzeria and Gelato Bar
  • Popeyes Takeaway
  • Romano's
  • Sails
  • Sails Bar
  • The Garden Bar

The restaurants are often booked out, so we recommend booking well beforehand. If travelling at peak times, such as school holidays and race week, we recommend booking your restaurants as soon as you have booked your accommodation.

What size is Hamilton Island?

  • Approximately five Square kilometres or 2 square miles.

What time is sunset on Hamilton Island?

What snakes are on Hamilton Island?

  • The most common snakes found on Hamilton Island are green tree snakes, brown tree snakes, and pythons. Venomous snakes such as eastern brown and taipans can be found on most of the Whitsunday islands. Snakes are displayed at the Hamilton Island Wildlife Park and the Wildlife café.

What animals are on Hamilton Island?

  • Wallabies, Deer, Lizards, possums, frogs etc.

What birds are on Hamilton Island?

  • Sulphur-crested Cockatoos are prolific. Other birds can be seen including kites, ospreys, kookaburras, rainbow lorikeets, and magnificent sea eagles.

What restaurants are on Hamilton Island?

  • Bommie Restaurant
  • Bommie Deck
  • Clubhouse Restaurant
  • Coca Chu
  • Hamilton Island Wildlife Café
  • Marina Cafe
  • Marina Tavern
  • Mariners
  • One Tree Hill Cocktail bar
  • Pizzeria and Gelato Bar
  • Popeyes Takeaway
  • Romano's
  • Sails
  • Sails Bar
  • The Garden Bar

Book early to ensure your reservation.

 

When was Hamilton Island built?

  • Hamilton Island construction started in 1978.

When is Hamilton Island race week?

When is Hamilton Island's wet season?

  • December to February

When is stinger season on Hamilton Island?

  • Stinger season is usually defined by a sea water temperature over 27 degrees. This is generally from November to March.  Stinger suits are available for hire at the Beach Hut.

When to go to Hamilton Island?

  • August, September and October are the dryest months, but it depends on what activities you are interested in. 

When is low tide on Hamilton Island?

  • It varies depending on the lunar cycle, but details can be found at Willy Weather.

When did Hamilton Island open?

  • It first opened in phases between 1982 and 1984.

When was Hamilton Island established?

  • Construction commenced In  1978 after the Island was purchased by Keith Williams in 1975.

When was Hamilton Island Airport built?

  • The airport commenced operations in 1983 and officially opened in July 1984. It was built in the preceding years, probably around 1978, when development began.

When was Hamilton Island developed?

  • Development commenced in 1978 and has continued since then.

Where is Hamilton Island on the map?

Where is Hamilton Island located?

  • Off the coast from Airlie Beach.
  • Latitude: 20.35 Degrees South.
  • Longitude: 148.95 Degrees East.

Where is Hamilton Island located in Australia?

  • Off the coast of Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays region of Queensland. It is one of 74 islands that make up the Whitsunday group.

Where is Hamilton Island airport?

  • At the end of Airport Drive on the West side of the Island.

Where is Hamilton Island golf course?

  • On the neighbouring Dent Island with spectacular views and an incredible restaurant that is open for lunch.

Where to stay Hamilton Island?

  • At one of Hamilton Island Private Apartments Lovely Apartments.
  • Call us on 1300 679 559 for a special deal.

Where to eat Hamilton Island?

There is a wide variety of places to eat:

  • Bob's Bakery
  • Bommie Deck
  • Bommie Restaurant
  • Clubhouse Restaurant
  • Coca Chu
  • Hamilton Island Wildlife Café
  • Marina Cafe
  • Marina Tavern
  • Mariners
  • One Tree Hill
  • Pizzeria and Gelato Bar
  • Popeyes Takeaway
  • Romano's
  • Sails
  • Sails Bar
  • The Garden Bar

Where to snorkel Hamilton Island?

  • Catseye Beach is a great place for snorkeling. Swim out past the reef at low tide to see the turtles, or book a turtle discovery tour.

Where to swim on Hamilton Island?

  • Catseye Beach is an excellent place for swimming. Swim out past the reef at low tide to see the turtles. Many pools are at your accommodation, or try one of the many resort pools, including the main pool with its swim-up bar.

Where to go on Hamilton Island.

  • Hamilton Island has many attractions and is close to Whitehaven Beach and many other attractions.

Where to hire a buggy Hamilton Island?

  • We recommend staying at private accommodation that includes exclusive use of a golf buggy. Alternatively, you can go to Hamilton Island buggy hire.
  • Contact us at 1300 679 559 for the best accommodation deal that provides complementary use of a four-seater golf buggy.

Where is Qualia on Hamilton Island?

  • At the far end of Whitsunday Boulevard behind the Jurassic Park-style gates.

Who owns Hamilton Island?

  • The Oatley family and the trustees of Bob Oatley’s estate.

Who developed Hamilton Island?

  • Keith Williams

Who owns Hamilton Island airport?

  • Hamilton Island Enterprises Limited.

Who originally owned Hamilton Island?

  • Keith Williams and Bryan Byrt purchased Hamilton Island in 1975.

Who bought Hamilton Island?

  • Keith Williams and Bryan Byrt purchased Hamilton Island in 1975.
  • Bob Oatley purchased Hamilton Island in 2003.

Who is Hamilton Island named after?

  • It is believed it was named after a vessel crew member who charted the area in 1866.

Who owns Hamilton Island, Australia?

  • The Oatley family and the trustees of Bob Oatley’s estate.

Who owns Hamilton Island resort?

  • Hamilton Island Enterprises Limited.

Why Hamilton Island?

  • Why not? It’s an easy flight from the major capitals, and you can be at your accommodation within minutes of leaving the airport.

Why is Hamilton Island cashless?

  • Hamilton Island went cashless during the COVID-19 pandemic, and all the island-operated outlets are now cashless. Following the closure of the Westpac branch, there are no longer any banking facilities on the Island. Note that some of the independently owned outlets, Australia Post, and the TAB still allow cash.
  • Hamilton Island Private Apartments accommodation can be paid in cash by depositing money into our trust account from any Commonwealth Bank branch.

Why is Hamilton Island for sale?

  • Hamilton Island is not currently for sale.

Why is Hamilton Island so expensive?

  • Everything must be barged in from the mainland, and prices are similar to those in Melbourne or Sydney.

Why is Hamilton Island called Hamilton Island?

  • It is believed it was named after a vessel crew member that charted the area in 1866.

Hamilton Island, can you swim?

  • Yes, at the beach or your private accommodation or resort pools.

Can you take alcohol to Hamilton Island?

  • Absolutely yes. The IGA bottle shop has a limited selection, so you can take your own if you like something particular.

Hamilton Island for sale?

  • Hamilton Island is no longer for sale.

Hamilton Island for kids?

  • Hamilton Island is extremely kid-friendly, with its target market being families and couples.
  • Check out the Clownfish Club for kids.

Hamilton Island for sale price?

  • It was rumoured to be on the market for over 1 billion dollars. It last sold for around $200 million in 2003.
  • There are many private accommodation options available on the island which are on the market.

Hamilton Island for couples?

  • Hamilton Island is an excellent getaway for couples. Many choose this fabulous location for their wedding or that special anniversary.

Hamilton Island for rent?

  • There are many properties available for rent on Hamilton Island, and Hamilton Island Private Apartments is happy to assist you with your accommodation needs. Call us on 1300 679 559 for further details.

Is Hamilton Island in the great barrier reef?

  • Yes, Hamilton Island is near the Great Barrier Reef and is the starting point for many excursions there, either by boat, plane, or helicopter.
  • Hamilton Island waters fall within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Hamilton Island near USA?

  • Hamilton Island is in Queensland, Australia, not the USA, and 11,500 km from Los Angeles.

Hamilton Island near Australia?

  • Hamilton Island is the Whitsundays region in the state of Queensland in Australia.

Is Hamilton Island near Airlie beach?

  • Yes, Airlie Beach is the closest mainland town. A ferry ride from Shute Harbour takes about an hour.

Is Hamilton Island near Cairns?

  • No, Hamilton Island is 508km from Cairns.

Hamilton Island accommodation near marina?

  • We have lots of accommodation available on the Marina Side of the Island, such as Anchorage Apartments, Sunset Waters Apartments, Blue Water Views, Ocean View Villas, Shorelines Apartments and Casuarina Cove.  Contact us on 1300 679 559 for further information.

Is Hamilton Island near Port Douglas?

  • Hamilton Island is 566 km from Port Douglas.

Where is Hamilton Island near?

Airlie Beach is the closest mainland town, approximately 27km from Hamilton Island.

Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach?

  • 27 Kilometers.

Hamilton Island to Whitehaven Beach?

  • 11.5 kilometres, which takes about 30 minutes by boat.

Hamilton Island to Sydney?

  • 1518 Kilometers.

Hamilton Island to Brisbane?

  • 892 Kilometers.

Hamilton Island to Daydream Island?

  • 20 Kilometers.

Hamilton Island to Melbourne?

  • 1978 Kilometers.

Hamilton Island to Hayman Island?

  • 34.3 Kilometers.

Hamilton Island To Cairns?

  • 508 Kilometers.

Hamilton Island to do?

  • There is a vast array of things to do at Hamilton Island. Eating, drinking, swimming, and walking are good ways to start. Join the buggy rally on your first day to see many sites and learn your way around.

Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach ferry times?

Hamilton Island to Great Barrier Reef?

  • It takes around 2 hours to reach one of the reef pontoons by boat.   Helicopters or sea Planes are much faster alternatives.

Hamilton Island to Sydney flight time?

  • Approx 2 hours 20 Minutes.

Hamilton Island to Brisbane flight time?

  • Approx 1 hour 30 minutes.

Hamilton Island to Melbourne flight time?

  • Approx 3 Hours and 30 Minutes.

Hamilton Island to Sydney flights?

Hamilton Island to Gold Coast?

  • These will usually be a connecting flight with a stopover in Brisbane.

Hamilton Island vs Airlie Beach?

  • Airlie Beach is lovely, but it has become a backpacker's destination. At the same time, Hamilton  Island is more isolated and has a different island vibe, as it is predominantly a destination for families and couples.

Hamilton Island vs Port Douglas?

  • We also love Port Douglas but prefer the crystal clear waters of the Whitsundays, which are not crocodile-infested.

Hamilton Island vs Hayman Island?

  • Hayman Island access is via Hamilton Island, and many visitors stop at Hamilton Island on the way there or back.

  • There are lots more things to do at Hamilton Island.

Hamilton Island or Airlie beach?

  • Hamilton Island is more luxurious.

Hamilton Island or Daydream island?

  • Many more things to do on Hamilton Island.

Hamilton Island or Port Douglas?

  • There is less to do in Port Douglas & you need a car to get around.

Hamilton Island or Hayman Island?

  • You need to fly into Hamilton Island to get to Hayman, so why not spend a few days on both? 

Hamilton Island or Cairns?

  • The Island has more of a Resort feel.

Hamilton Island or Fiji?

  • No passports needed for Hamilton Island. 

Hamilton Island or Palm Cove?

  • Both are outstanding, but there is more to do on Hamilton Island. 

Hamilton Island or Magnetic Island?

  • The beauty of Hamilton Island is that it is the only Island you can fly directly into. 

Hamilton Island or Byron Bay?

  • Byron Bay is beautiful but can be very overcrowded. 

Hamilton Island or Noosa?

  • Hamilton Island is closer to the Great Barrier Reef.

Hamilton Island or Whitsundays?

  • Hamilton Island is in the heart of the Whitsundays.

Hamilton Island or Lord Howe Island?

  • Lord Howe is a World Heritage-listed Island & can only accommodate 400 visitors. 

Hamilton Island or Fraser Island?

  • Fraser Island is a large sand Island, & very different from Hamilton Island.

Hamilton Island or Gold Coast?

  • The Gold Coast is very commercial, whereas Hamilton Island is still 70% national park. 

Hamilton Island or Fitzroy Island?

  •    Fitzroy Island is further North of Hamilton Island & has a more tropical climate. 

What is Hamilton Island like?

  •     It is centrally located in the Whitsundays, with remarkable beauty both above & beneath the water. 

What is Hamilton Island like in July?

What is Hamilton Island like in June?

  • Evenings are cooler, but days are often clear & blue.  See our climate page for more details.

Islands like Hamilton Island?

  • Hayman Island and Daydream Island but both offer far fewer activities.

Hamilton Island Accommodation

  • Hamilton Island Private Apartments (HIPA) offers a variety of apartments on the island, most of which include the complementary use of a four-seater Golf Buggy.

Hamilton Island weather?

Hamilton Island Packages

  • Hamilton Island Private Apartments (HIPA) regularly runs special offers. Sign up for our specials newsletter or call us on 1300 678 559 for a special deal.

Hamilton Island 10 pin bowling.

  • There is only 9 Pin Kugel bowling on the Island.

Poinciana Hamilton Island 3 bedroom

  • We have several options available at the very centrally located Poinciana Lodges, which are in one of the most central locations on the island. Both the marina-side and resort-side facilities are only a short stroll away.

Hamilton Island 5G?

  • There is currently no 5G coverage on Hamilton Island.   Most internet is 4G broadband via microwave/radio link back to the mainland.  

Are there stinging plants on Hamilton Island?

  • The Dendrocnide moroides, commonly known as the Gympie-gympie or stinging tree, can be found throughout much of Northern Queensland and grows to around four meters in height. Avoid the side trail shortcuts that people use around the main hiking trails.  The hairs of the plant can pierce your skin and break off, causing severe pain and, in some cases, anaphylactic shock, which will require urgent medical attention.  Avoid any plant with furry heart-shaped leaves and stick to the main trails.

Hamilton Island and Airlie beach

  • Airlie Beach is the closest mainland location and has a regular direct ferry service to Hamilton Island.

Hamilton Island and Cairns?

  • There are minimal direct flights from Cairns to Hamilton Island.  Stopovers via Brisbane are readily available or you can fly to Proserpine and organise a resort connection from the airport.

Hamilton Island and kids?

  • The Island is a kid-friendly holiday destination with a large selection of activities for Kids

Hamilton Island vs Whitsunday Island?

  • Hamilton Island is the closest accommodation to Whitsunday Island, which offers limited camping access.

  • Whitsunday Island is a short boat ride from Hamilton Island and features arguably the world's best beach, Whitehaven Beach.

Hamilton Island vs Fiji?

  • If you are from Australia, comparing going overseas with a convenient domestic trip is hard. Hamilton Island offers so much more than staying in a traditional resort.

Hamilton Island vs Cairns?

  • The waters around Cairnes are murky and crocodile-infested. If you are considering Cairns, look at the northern beaches, which still can’t be compared to the Whitsundays.

Hamilton Island vs Fraser Island?

  • Fraser Island is huge compared to Hamilton Island and is sensational for four-wheel driving. Hamilton Island is where you want to leave the car behind and enjoy your golf buggy.

Hamilton Island with kids?

  • The Island has several attractions to keep the kids entertained, including a Bowling Alley, mini golf, go-karts, a wildlife park, quad bikes, and so much more. 

Hamilton Island with a baby?

  • Babysitters are available on the Island, so you can enjoy time out if needed. Contact the clownfish club for details. 

Hamilton Island with a toddler?

  • The Kids' Fun zone will entertain them for hours, and the Bougainvillea Pool, with a dedicated shallow area, is perfect for children. 

Hamilton Island with kid's club?

  •  The Clownfish Club is the Island's holiday childcare centre. 

Hamilton Island and Whitehaven beach day tour?

  • Various tour operators offer trips to Whitehaven. Contact the tour desk for bookings.

Hamilton Island and Whitsundays?

  • Close to the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland. 
  • Close to Airlie Beach on the Mainland.

Hamilton Island and Cyclone Kirrily?

  • Tropical Cyclone Kirrily was a Category 2 cyclone that made landfall near Townsville and caused widespread flooding in large areas of Queensland and the Northern Territory. Much of Hamilton Island was shut down for one day as a precautionary measure, as cyclone paths are extremely unpredictable.

Hamilton Island and surrounding islands?

  • Hamilton Island is a slice of paradise between the central Queensland coast and the Great Barrier Reef. It is one of the 74 Islands that make up the Whitsunday group.  We recommend lunch or a game of Gold at the nearby Dent Island for some sensational Whitsunday views.

Hamilton Island and great barrier reef?

  • Hamilton Island is the perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef.  Several operators offer day trips and even overnight stays; it takes about 2 hours by boat to reach the outer reef.

Hamilton Island and Whitehaven Beach tour?

  • Swim, stroll, or laze on the beach. Half- and Full-Day tours are available. Hill Inlet lookout offers spectacular views over Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet.

Hamilton Island and cyclone Jasper?

  • Tropical Cyclone Jasper crossed the coast north of Port Douglas as a Category 2 cyclone in December 2023. The only impact on Hamilton Island was increased rainfall, which affected most of North Queensland. Tropical cyclone Jasper now holds the record for the wettest recorded cyclone, dumping over 2.2 meters of rain in the Daintree region and causing widespread flooding in North Queensland.

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