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Spend your days sailing, snorkelling or diving around the magnificent Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands.
Choose from a rotating calendar of popular cultural and sporting events, including outdoor ballet performances, masterclasses with visiting chefs, sailing regattas, ocean swims and more.
Whether it’s lounging by the pool, snorkelling around the reef, or sailing around the Whitsundays, Hamilton Island offers all kinds of ways to relax and unwind.
Sample some of the region’s finest produce, indulge in superb international cuisine or watch the sun setting over the Whitsundays, drink in hand.
With pristine beaches, turquoise water, a selection of bars and restaurants and a whole world of entertainment and activities, Hamilton Island is the ultimate Australian getaway.
Plan your trip based on your personal holiday style. We have a lot on offer, whether you are bringing the kids, holidaying with friends, or in search of romantic island vibes.
Holiday in style
With fresh, contemporary style and VIP service, the recently renovated Beach Club Premium Rooms represent true Australian luxury.
Beautiful apartment with a delightful outlook over the stunning surrounds.
Yacht Club Villas
Spacious and beautifully appointed. We really liked that each couple had their own bathroom and how close we were to the pool.
Stunning rooms and wonderful staff.
Gavin & Jane Godkin
The service and lengths the staff went to in order for our short break to be enjoyed was amazing. Very good customer service.
The food was amazing. Couldn't believe how friendly and helpful all the staff were.
Peter & Denise Taylor
Feeling of having your own space, quiet & in close proximity to most things on the island.
Darryl & Dianne West
They are great to share with friends. They are very well appointed with great views.
The property was so well equipped & in a beautiful location. Staff in Holiday Homes were so accommodating & friendly.
The villa was beautiful. We enjoyed the relaxing atmosphere that it almost felt as you walk through the doors!!
Reef View Hotel
Exceptional service, amazing staff, a really really great holiday.
The beautiful views! Great sized rooms, good staff, good food.
The view from the room was fantastic! Getting around the island was easy too with the Green and Blue buses coming straight to the door of the Hotel.
qualia - World Class Luxury
Elegant, secluded and with breathtaking views, it’s easy to see why qualia is consistently rated one of the best resorts in the world.
Ideal family escape
Large, well-appointed hotel rooms for a truly relaxing island getaway.
Breezy, modern, coastal style
With a tropical vibe and fresh, modern interiors, the Palm Bungalows are the perfect, relaxed Hamilton Island escape.
These spacious, open-plan four bedroom villas offer breathtaking views, and the ultimate in island luxury for families or groups of friends.
Reef Dive Experience
Four nights accommodation, plus enjoy a full-day Great Barrier Reef diving adventure with Explore, which takes you to selected moorings around Bait Reef.
Closer than you think
2h 30m from Sydney
4h 25m from Canberra
3h from Melbourne
1h 45m from Brisbane
5h 35m from Hobart
5h from Adelaide
37m from Shute Harbour
37m from Airlie Beach
1h 25m from Cairns
Hamilton Island Airport is the gateway to your Whitsundays holiday. The quaint Great Barrier Reef airport handles direct flights daily from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns, operated by Virgin, Jetstar and Qantas.
Passenger ferry services arrive and depart regularly from the Hamilton Island Marina, making it easy to access the mainland and Whitsunday Islands while on your Great Barrier Reef holiday.
Hamilton Island runs a continuous complimentary Island Shuttle service for all island guests. Or, if you prefer to travel at your own pace, you can hire your own buggy to get around Hamilton Island.
Glorious weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, awe-inspiring coral reefs, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wines, and activities almost too numerous to mention.
Bommie Deck, the all-day outdoor bar at the Hamilton Island Yacht Club, is the perfect place for late-afternoon drinks, served with jaw-dropping waterfront views.
Great Barrier Reef
Discover all the colour, diversity and vibrancy of the Great Barrier Reef with this family-friendly day trip from Hamilton Island.
Explore lesser-visited destinations, and see some truly magnificent sights, with an ATV tour of Hamilton Island.
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As a guest staying in Hamilton Island owned accommodation, you can collect a complimentary catamaran, kayak, windsurfer or paddleboard from the Beach Sports Hut on Catseye Beach, get wet & go for it.
Snorkel and Dive
The Whitsunday islands
Discover one of the world’s most beautiful aquatic playgrounds with this half-day dive and snorkel tour.
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