Classed as one of the best island resorts in the Whitsundays, Hamilton Island has long been a favourite for many holiday makers looking for the perfect island escape. Situated off the coast of Airlie Beach in far north Queensland and boasting its own airport as well as daily transfers from the mainland for anyone who chooses to fly into the Whitsunday Airport near Proserpine or travel by train or bus to Airlie Beach , Hamilton Island is easily accessible. With sunny days for pretty much most of the year, Hamilton Island is perfect one day and beautiful the next and ideal for holidays whatever the season, winter or summer!
Boasting every imaginable activity from golfing to archery, snorkelling to world class deep sea fishing, Hamilton Island is somewhere where you can watch the world go by and live on island time or get out and about and enjoy the countless island activities that are on offer. From walking through the Koala Habitat where you can come face to face with reptiles, koalas, echidnas and many other animals to browsing through the many different island boutiques or even lazing by one of the many pools within the resort you will find plenty to fill up your days with. Hike along one of the walking tracks that will lead you to secluded beaches, hire your own buggy to get around or book a table at one of the waterfront restaurant down by the harbour.
With daily cruises, sunset charters, luxury yachts serving champagne and cheese and day trips around the island, there are plenty of ideal ways to spend time out on the ocean waters. Make your way out to the outer reef where you can snorkel and dive the world class Great Barrier Reef, join a fishing charter for the day to reel in some great catches for dinner or perhaps make your way to one of the neighbouring island for a day trip. Visit Whitehaven Beach, arrange a romantic interlude for two or plan a dinner for two under the stars down by the water’s edge.... Anything is possible on Hamilton Island. Coordinators can put together a romantic setting for the perfect wedding, function rooms and business facilities are able to host a top notch event and with the range of accommodation whether it be for two or a large group, you can start planning your dream holiday. Hamilton Island accommodation comes in all shapes and sizes, from studio apartments overlooking the sea to free standing bungalows that come self contained. There are spacious family suites that include all that you will need for a relaxing trip away as well as luxury five star holiday homes and ocean view suites that are second to none. Self catering apartment style accommodation can be found in the Whitsunday holiday apartments while fantastic hotel style rooms are available in the Reef View Hotel. For those who love total luxury, try qualia resort or the magnificent Hamilton Island yacht club villas. The best family accommodation can be found in the Palm Bungalows, holidy homes or in one of the many apartments available on the island.
Whether you wish to spend time playing a round of golf, enjoying a game of tennis with friends, sampling the many culinary delights served up in numerous restaurants with tastes from around the world, hitting the clubs and bars for some entertainment and nightlife or enjoying the water sports and wonderful outdoor entertainment that is ideal for all ages, there really isn’t much that Hamilton Island doesn’t provide. Find out more about what you will have to look forward to when you come to Hamilton Island for your next trip away to paradise and holiday in the sun!
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