Hamilton Island Events Christmas Day

This year Hamilton Island’s Summer Festival will be jam packed full of fun for the whole family.

Christmas Day Celebrations

Restaurant Bookings for Christmas Day

Hamilton Island, Australia’s premier island resort destination, wishes you a very happy 2017 festive season. To ensure we exceed your expectations this Christmas and New Year's Eve, we have put together a list of the special events available for you to choose from.

Many of the restaurants have put together an amazing menu to celebrate the festive season.

Bommie Restaurant

Offering decadent, local produce, elegant interiors, and a spectacular location overlooking the Whitsundays, it’s easy to see why Bommie is Hamilton Island’s premier fine dining restaurant.

Beach Club Restaurant

Exclusively for Beach Club guests, treat the taste buds with lunch or dinner with delicious Christmas Specials including entrée, main and dessert plus festive cocktails, in addition to our a la carte menu. To book please email beachclubdining@hamiltonisland.com.au or call 07 4946 8002.


For fresh, local seafood, you can’t go past the renowned Mariners, in the heart of Hamilton Island’s Marina. 

Availability update: only tables for 2 guests are available at Mariners for Christmas Lunch.


Sails overlooks the picturesque Catseye Beach, and is the perfect spot to enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner, taking in the beautiful view.

Pool Terrace

Overlooking the swimming pool at the Reef View Hotel, the Pool Terrace restaurant serves buffet breakfast, lunchtime snacks and a la carte evening meals.


Romano’s offers contemporary Italian cuisine, in a warm, relaxed and romantic setting. 

Boxing Day Celebrations

Beach Club Boxing Day BBQ

Beach Club guests are invited to join us for an exclusive cocktail party on Catseye Beach. Inspired by the traditional ‘Australian Boxing Day BBQ gathering’, this will be a social affair where we encourage guests to mingle and enjoy live unplugged music, and good food and wine. Cost is $125 per person. To book please email beachclubdining@hamiltonisland.com.au or call 07 4946 8002.

Restaurants operating as usual on Christmas Day

coca chu

Based on the hawker style street food of South East Asia the fare at coca chu is bound to delight. Add some of the best views over Catseye Beach and you have yourself a fantastic night.

Operating hours are from 5.30pm. Bookings essential.

Manta Ray

Fun and family-friendly, Manta Ray serves up delicious pizza, seafood and meat dishes.

Operating hours are 12pm until late. No booking required unless tables over 10+.

Marina Tavern

Casual pub style dining, the Marina Tavern is perfect for a counter meal and drink overlooking the marina. Please note that no beverages will be served unless with a meal due to liquor licensing restrictions.

Operating hours are 11am until late. No booking required.


Where better to sample the famous seafood of the Whitsundays than overlooking the marina on the deck at Mariners, in the heart of Hamilton Island’s Marina Village. A seafood lover’s dream; fresh fish fillets, local prawns, oysters, generous platters and other bounties from the sea.

Operating hours are 6pm until late. Bookings essential.


TAKO brings a taste of regional cuisine from the four corners of Mexico, with a Japanese and Korean twist.

Operating hours are from 5.30pm. No bookings required unless over 10+.

Booking Policy

Please note that payment is taken in full at the time of booking. Although we will do our absolute best to accommodate your request, outside seating allocations cannot be confirmed in advance, and will be allocated on the day depending on weather conditions.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that any cancellations must be advised more than 7 days in advance of dining date to be eligible for a full refund of prepayment. Within the 7-day period a cancellation fee of 50% of total charge will be applied. No refund will be applicable if the party does not show up at the restaurant for their reservation.