Just an hour's ferry ride from Airlie Beach is the magical getaway, Hamilton Island. One of the most popular islands within the Whitsundays, this beautiful island attracts tourists from across the globe. Developed specifically to maximize every natural attribute of the island, it is now regarded as the ultimate one-stop holiday destination. Filled with attractions and adventures, your time spent on Hamilton will be nothing short of memorable.
Initially inhabited by the Ngaro Aboriginal tribe before Captain Cook’s arrival in 1770, the tranquil island evolved quickly as a tourist destination in the 1970s and 1980s. Hamilton Island was last purchased by the famous Australian winemaker Bob Oatley in 2003 and has since become one of the world's leading holiday destinations known as the 'heart of the Great Barrier Reef.'
Hamilton Island is encircled by jaw-dropping reefs making for unrivalled snorkelling and diving experiences. Visit Catseye Beach, a popular spot to snorkel off the beachfront, or even hire a paddleboard for an hour. If you prefer to stay on land, over 20kms of scenic hikes are scattered throughout the island for you to explore. The island also includes multiple attractions such as Go-Karting, Mini Golf, and Bowling. Or perhaps a visit to an award-winning spa is more your speed. And at the end of the day, relax in one of the island’s several restaurants and bars that cater to every budget
Hamilton Island is a beautiful destination, catering perfectly for every holidaymaker. Visit the new very stylish yacht club on Hamilton.
Hamilton island has five different swimming pools for you to try. The very large main pool boasts a swim up bar
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