Things to do on Hamilton Island
Hamilton Island will definitely accommodate your activity needs. The tour desk on Hamilton Island is located at the resort centre. Here the friendly staff can talk to you about the many activities and facilities on the island. There are brochures for every option! When you arrive on Hamilton Island, why not go past the tour desk and collect a handful of brochures. Go back to your Hamilton Island apartment and go through them all with a cold beer or glass of wine. What a perfect start to your holiday – sit back, relax and plan the rest of your Hamilton Island holiday!
There are many things to do on Hamilton Island, there’s something for everyone…
WILD LIFE Hamilton Island
Explore some unique Australian wildlife! There are so many animals to see at WILD LIFE Hamilton Island – koalas, crocodiles, snakes, lizards, kangaroos and birds! Start your day with ‘Breakfast with the Koalas’ enjoying an Aussie-Style buffet breakfast while the koalas are lazing about in the trees right next to your table. No bookings are required and takes place daily between 7am and 10am. Entry to WILD LIFE Hamilton Island is $20 per adult and $10 per child, and gives you unlimited access for the length of your stay on Hamilton Island.
The most popular spot to snorkel on Hamilton Island is off Catseye Beach. Guided snorkel tours will lead you to snorkel and explore the fringing reef. Alternatively, Hamilton Island offers many day trips to other islands where you can also snorkel and explore other areas. Snorkeling Hamilton Island is an unforgettable experience. Prices are $15.00 per person or $10.00 per child under 12 years old.
If a relaxing stroll will better suit the pace of your holiday then the Island has several beautifully scenic walking trails. There are five trails in total, ranging from around 1.5 to 4 kilometers, which lead to stunning secluded beaches and coves. For those a little more adventurous, take a trek to the top of Passage Peak and take in some of the best views in the Whitsundays along the way.
The Hamilton Island Golf Club rivals some of the most spectacular golf courses in the world. The views are truly amazing and many regard the course a must do activity while on your Hamilton Island holiday. The beautiful Club House contains a luxurious restaurant and bar for your enjoyment. For more information on the course see the Hamilton Island Golf Club website. If a driving range is more your style then the lake in Palm Valley houses a unique floating ball driving range system. Golfers can practice their swing whilst taking in the views of Hamilton Island. Prices are $23.00 for 50 floating golf balls and clubs. For some family fun visit the mini golf course located at the Hamilton Island Sports Club. Adults are $17.00 and children under 12 are $8.50.
Time to relax – let yourself be pampered on your Hamilton Island holiday. The Wurmurdaylin Spa features a full spa menu with treatments including body cocoon wraps, body exfoliations, facials, massages, body treatments, manicures and pedicures, as well as alternative therapies such as naturopath consultations and reiki treatments.
Renegade Fishing Charters offers share charters, scenic tours, whale watching and fishing. Home to thousands of different species of fish, including red emperor, cod, pearch and coral trout, the Whitsundays is the ultimate fishing destination! Charter a boat for a private excursion or join a tour to experience fishing in the tropic’s with Renegade Fishing Charters.
Catseye Beach on Hamilton Island offers residents a great number of fun water activities for the family to enjoy. Hire a jetski and cruise the reefs, hit the water on a sailing catamaran or glide along on one of the paddle boards. Swap relaxing by the pool for some beach and water sport fun on Catseye Beach. Join in the regular games of beach volleyball, keep fit with an aqua aerobics session or two, or windsurf for some exercise in paradise!
Sail & Sunset Cruise
Soak up the stunning surrounds of the Whitsundays on board the Sailing Catamaran – ‘On the Edge’. Enjoy canapes on the deck whilst sipping a glass of sparkling wine and take in the breathtaking Whitsunday Islands and tropical surrounds. Enjoy a gentle afternoon sail while soaking up the peace and tranquility of the Whitsunday sunset! On the Edge, Sail & Sunset Cruise is the perfect way to end a stunning day in paradise. The cruise operates in the sheltered waters surrounding Hamilton Island and is a fantastic way to experience sailing while sipping on a glass of bubbles or wine and some light nibbles.
If you would like any further information on things to do on Hamilton Island and what other activities Hamilton Island has to offer, please visit Whitsundaysholidays.com.au