Primary School Holiday Activities
Primary schoolers can really stretch their wings on Hamilton Island. School-age kids are keen to try new things, learn new skills and most importantly have fun, and Hamilton Island ticks all the boxes for family-friendly holidays.
There are more than 40 family holiday activities to choose from on Hamilton Island, including fun and games designed for school-age children and family-friendly holiday excursions. From kite-making and cookery to swimming and theatre, there are activities galore for primary schoolers to discover in the Senior Adventure Room at the Clownfish Kids Club.
Holiday Activities for Primary School Age Kids
Hamilton Island has heaps of school holiday activities for your kids to tell their friends about when they return home.
Quad Biking: Adventure seekers can rev up a quad bike, with safety equipment and a controlled, safe environment specially designed for younger active kids aged six-plus.
Golf Clinics: Hamilton Island has golf clinics to help kids get an early start on perfecting their swing, and there’s plenty of space for swinging practice at the Aquatic Driving Range.
Beach Sports: All you need is a bat and a ball for that Aussie summertime favourite, beach cricket. Before you know it, everyone will be joining in!
Kayaking: Primary schoolers can paddle a kayak in Hamilton Island’s calm, shallow water or learn to snorkel in the fringing reef off Catseye Beach.
Fun for the Whole Family
Choose your favourite family holiday excursion from Hamilton Island’s humungous range of activities – and Mums and Dads can join in too!
Snorkel & Sail: Pre-teens will enjoy a day at sea, sailing and snorkelling on Hamilton Island's newest catamaran "On the Edge".
Whitehaven Beach: Catch a ride in a speedy inflatable on the exciting Reef Ryder Tour, whisking you and your family to Whitehaven Beach for fish-feeding at Chalkies and snorkelling through crystal-clear water. Or fly to Whitehaven by seaplane for extra-long beach time and the ultimate holiday show and tell.
9-Pin Kegel Bowling: Visit the new Hamilon Island Bowling Alley and play this unique, and addictive variation of bowling in the heart of the resort centre. Perfect in all weather.
Reefworld: Spend the day on Hardy Reef at Reefworld, with a kids swimming enclosure, safe snorkelling, the creepy groper-viewing hole and a fully enclosed underwater window on the Reef.
Bush Safari: When the stars come out to play, wrap up a day in paradise with a twilight bush safari, Aussie barbecue and campfire sing-along.
Local Family Secrets
Sometimes the best fun of all is when it’s just you and the family, playing Swallows and Amazons on Hamilton Island.
Fishing: Hire a dinghy and some handlines for the day, and try your luck at some relaxed easy fishing.
Beach Picnic: Motor round Hamilton Island’s coastline, visiting hidden coves and sandy beaches to find your perfect picnic hideaway for the day.
Tennis Lessons: If active kids are keen to learn a new sport or practise their backhand while on holiday, sign up for tennis lessons at one of Hamilton Island’s six tennis courts.