Fun for the whole family Family Fun

From art classes for kids to night bowling sessions, there’s always a fun, family-friendly activity on Hamilton Island.

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Enjoy some child-free time Family Fun

Leave your kids with the trusted and experienced carers at the island’s Clownfish Club, and enjoy some precious adult time.

Lots to choose from Family Fun

Enjoy a game at the bowling alley or mini golf course, explore Wild Life Hamilton Island, or perfect your swing at the Aquatic Driving Range.

Family Fun 

Hamilton Island is one of Australia’s most renowned, family-friendly holiday destinations, with a huge selection of fun, inexpensive and memorable activities to suit all ages.

Take a ride on a go-kart, enjoy a game of mini golf, check the kids in to the Clownfish Club, or spend your day exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays, or Wild Life Hamilton Island. No matter what interests you and your family, there’s always something to do.

Mini Golf

Mini Golf can be a great family activity - and the Hamilton Island Mini Golf course is a fantastic maze of plants and palms, with all kinds of fun challenges.

Art Classes

For a unique and unforgettable holiday activity, Hamilton Island offers year-round art classes, which are suitable for all ages and levels of experience.


Bushwalking on Hamilton Island is a great way to experience the hidden coves, beautiful views, and various picnic spots scattered throughout the bushland.

Sports Club

In between rest and relaxation, the Hamilton Island Sports Club offers a whole range of fun ways to work up a sweat!

Tennis Court Hire

Enjoy a game of tennis on one of Hamilton Island’s six quality tennis courts. There’s no need to bring your racquet or balls as they can be hired on the island.

Bowling Alley

For a fun and unique holiday activity, why not try your hand at indoor bowling, at Hamilton Island’s bowling alley?

Clownfish Club

Leave your little ones in experienced, trusted hands at the Clownfish Club, and enjoy some precious, child-free time on Hamilton Island.

Dinghy Hire

Explore the beautiful waters between Dent and Hamilton Islands at your own pace, by hiring your own dinghy for either a half-day or a full-day adventure.

Golf Driving Range

Make the most of your golfing holiday by practicing your swing at the family-friendly, Golf Driving Range.

Quad Bikes for Kids

If your kids have a love of adventure, Hamilton Island’s Quads for Kids will get their adrenalin flowing, in a controlled and safe setting.

Sail and Swim at Whitehaven Beach

Discover the magnificent and world-famous Whitehaven Beach, with this family-friendly Sail and Swim at Whitehaven Beach experience.

Target Sports

Take aim and test your focus with an exciting target practice session at Hamilton Island Target Sports.

Wakeboarding and Tube Riding

Add adventure to your tropical island holiday, with some exciting waterskiing, wakeboarding, or a tube ride, in the calm waters surrounding Hamilton Island.

WildLife Hamilton Island

Get up close to iconic Australian wildlife - including koalas, kangaroos and a crocodile, at Wild Life Hamilton Island.

Ways to enjoy some family fun on Hamilton Island:

Take a tour

Hamilton Island offers a huge selection of tours that are suitable for the whole family - including day trips to Reefworld on the Great Barrier Reef, as well as to world-renowned Whitehaven Beach.  Ask at the Hamilton Island Tour Desk about which tours are the most suitable for your family.

Get involved in an organised activity

From art classes to sports activities, Hamilton Island regularly hosts a whole selection of kids’ activities and games, suitable for all ages.

Enjoy some child-free time

Make the most of the island’s Clownfish Club childcare facility, which is suitable for any children from 6 weeks to 14 years of age.

Visit one of the family-friendly attractions

Across the island, there are several popular attractions that are fun for both adults and kids - including a bowling alley, go-kart track, wildlife park, aquatic diving range, mini golf course and much more.

Enjoy some watersports

There are also plenty of child-friendly ways to enjoy the waters around Hamilton Island, including windsurfing, sea kayaking, snorkelling and more.