Sport events on Hamilton Island
If you’re looking for your next fitness challenge, Hamilton Island offers a whole range of on-water and off-water challenges - suitable for all fitness levels and age groups.
Whether you want to test your fitness in a gruelling triathlon, perfect your golf game, compete in an ocean swim, or take part in a walk for a good cause, you’ll find plenty of options on Hamilton Island.
Types of sporting events on Hamilton Island:
Great Whitehaven Beach Run
Challenge yourself to a half marathon, or an 11km or 5.5km run along the spectacular length of Whitehaven Beach.
Hilly Half Marathon
Held each May, the challenging Stamford Financial Hilly Half Marathon follows roads, fire trails and walking tracks through Hamilton Island’s undulating interior.
Gatorade Clash of the Paddles
One of the world’s toughest outrigger canoe racing and paddling events, run over four exciting days.
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week
One of the world’s most famous yachting events, this spectacular race brings spectators and yachties from all around the globe to the Whitsundays.
PGA Professionals Championship
In October, Hamilton Island hosts the national final of the PGA Professionals Championship, and will hold a fun Amateur Stableford Event with great prize giveaways.
Fujifilm Hamilton Island Triathlon and Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim
The ultimate test of endurance in one of Australia’s most beautiful locations.
Mother’s Day Classic
Every year, Hamilton Island hosts the Mother’s Day Classic, Walk in the Park; a fundraiser for breast cancer research, and a tribute to mums all over Australia.