Top 10 Things to Do on Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island welcomes all types of tourists, ranging from the family man who has come to bond with his children to couples who are looking to spend a few romantic days together. Thanks to the tourist centric nature of the island, you can be sure to find a holiday rental to suit your needs.

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    1. Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef

    Visiting Hamilton Island and not checking out the Great Barrier Reef is akin to buying an ice cream cone and not eating the ice cream. Contact Reefworld to have an amazing educational experience with your children.


    2. Tee off at a Golf Course

    If you can tell the difference between an iron and a wedge, they you will love to visit the Hamilton Island Golf club. The 18-hole golf course is considered by many to be one of the world’s premier golf courses due to its design, location and facilities.


    3. Get the Look

    If you want to look great before a romantic dinner, then head over to Spa Wumurdaylin or the Spa Qualia. Their range of relaxing and therapeutic massages and treatments will ensure that you will be looking and feeling fabulous for your dinner date.


    4. Set Sail

    The calm winds and tranquil waters surrounding Hamilton Island are perfect for sailing. Learn the basics of sailing at the Whitsundays Sailing School and then you are ready to explore these magnificent islands or enjoy a romantic lunch out on the crystal clear waters.


    5. Enjoy a Spot of Fishing

    This is the perfect thing to do for families who have come with their children. Charter a boat from Renegade Fishing Charters and they will provide you with all the equipment you need.


    6. Get an Adrenalin Rush

    Experience the natural beauty of the forests of Hamilton Island in a quad bike. While you are bounding along the forests, you will learn much about the island and get the opportunity to take some truly stunning pictures. Children below the age of 16 can also enjoy the exhilaration of a quad bike, but in a controlled setting.


    7. Slow Things Down at the Beach

    Catseye Beach is a great place to sit back and unwind. Just setup a hammock, lie down, at watch the world go by.


    8. Hit the Gym and Get that Beach Body

    If you live by a strict fitness regimen, then you will be particularly happy to know that Hamilton Island has plenty of gyms to make sure that you remain in top shape. Visit Sports Club Gym for a strenuous workout session supervised by a well qualified staff.


    9. Enjoy a bit of Fun and Games

    Release you frustration at the Hamilton Island Shooting range where you can fire off some rounds in a safe environment. If you prefer a more calming activity, then try 9 pin bowling at the Hamilton Island Bowling Alley.


    10. Become One with Nature

    Explore the Island on foot and discover scenic locations free from the usual hustle and bustle of tourists. The South East Head Trail and the Escape Beach Trail are some of the best trails for bushwalking. Animal lovers can get to cuddle a koala at the Hamilton Island Wildlife Park.

    The only difficult thing to do when you visit Hamilton Island is choosing what to do. But be assured that whatever you choose to do, you will remember it for the rest of your life.
  1. Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef

    Visiting Hamilton Island and not checking out the Great Barrier Reef is akin to buying an ice cream cone and not eating the ice cream. Contact Reefworld to have an amazing educational experience with your children.
  2. Hamilton Island Golf Club

    If you can tell the difference between an iron and a wedge, then you will love to visit the Hamilton Island Golf club. The 18-hole golf course is considered by many to be one of the world’s premier golf courses due to its design, location and facilities.
  3. Get the Look

    The view from Qualia; Photo courtesy of Gary Bembridge
    If you want to look great before a romantic dinner, then head over to Spa Wumurdaylin or the Spa Qualia. Their range of relaxing and therapeutic massages and treatments will ensure that you will be looking and feeling fabulous for your dinner date.
  4. Set Sail

    The calm winds and tranquil waters surrounding Hamilton Island are perfect for sailing. Learn the basics of sailing at the Whitsundays Sailing School and then you are ready to explore these magnificent islands or enjoy a romantic lunch out on the crystal clear waters.
  5. Enjoy a Spot of Fishing

    This is the perfect thing to do for families who have come with their children. Charter a boat from Renegade Fishing Charters and they will provide you with all the equipment you need.
  6. Get an Adrenalin Rush

    Experience the natural beauty of the forests of Hamilton Island in a quad bike. While you are bounding along the forests, you will learn much about the island and get the opportunity to take some truly stunning pictures. Children below the age of 16 can also enjoy the exhilaration of a quad bike, but in a controlled setting.
  7. Slow Things Down at the Beach

    Catseye Beach is a great place to sit back and unwind. Just setup a hammock, lie down, at watch the world go by.
  8. Hit the Gym and Get that Beach Body

    If you live by a strict fitness regimen, then you will be particularly happy to know that Hamilton Island has plenty of gyms to make sure that you remain in top shape. Visit Sports Club Gym for a strenuous workout session supervised by a well qualified staff.
  9. Enjoy a bit of Fun and Games

    Release you frustration at the Hamilton Island Shooting Range where you can fire off some rounds in a safe environment. If you prefer a more calming activity, then try 9 pin bowling at the Hamilton Island Bowling Alley, or, if you want to practice your golf swing, a full length driving range is also available!
  10. Become One with Nature

    Explore the Island on foot and discover scenic locations free from the usual hustle and bustle of tourists. The South East Head Trail and the Escape Beach Trail are some of the best trails for bushwalking. Animal lovers can get to cuddle a koala at the Hamilton Island Wildlife Park.
     
    The only difficult thing to do when you visit Hamilton Island is choosing what to do. But be assured that whatever you choose to do, you will remember it for the rest of your life.

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