Getting Around Being car-free gives Hamilton Island a very unique, relaxed and tranquil ambience. And despite the lack of cars, it’s also still incredibly easy and fast to get around. Buggy Hire Make the most of holidaying in a car-free destination, and explore the island at your own pace, with a Hamilton Island golf buggy. Shuttle Bus The Island Shuttle service is a very convenient, free and easy way to get around the island. The service runs every day, along three selected routes and shuttles run every 15-40 minutes. Ways to get around Hamilton Island: Island Shuttle service A complimentary bus service operates every day, from 7.00am until 11.00pm (subject to change) along three selected routes. On foot One of the best ways to explore the island is by walking. With several activities, restaurants and bars conveniently located on the resort side of the island, it’s also easy to wander from your accommodation to some of the island’s key highlights. Buggy If you want to explore the island at your own pace - or if you’re staying at accommodation that’s further away from the action, you may wish to hire a buggy. There are both 2-seater and 4-seater buggies for hire.