Tours and cruises
A true aquatic playground, there’s an incredible amount to see and do, both on and around, Hamilton Island. Discover everything this renowned region has to offer with Hamilton Island’s large range of tours and cruises.
Join us for a relaxing afternoon cruise through the picturesque Whitsunday Islands on board a part of Australian Maritime history, the Denison Star.
Explore the vibrancy and beauty of the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef at your own pace, and in your own style, by chartering a luxury motor yacht from Alani Charters.
Experience the unforgettable beauty and colour of the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsundays - from the air and below the water - with this Best of Both Worlds tour from Hamilton Island.
Explore some of the most pristine and secluded sections of the Great Barrier Reef with this unforgettable and exclusive day trip from Hamilton Island.
Experience the spectacular underwater scenery of the Whitsundays with this half-day dive and snorkel tour from Hamilton Island.
Discover the spectacular beauty of the Whitsundays from above and below the water, with this sailing and snorkelling adventure.
Discover the magnificent and world-famous Whitehaven Beach, with this family-friendly Sail and Swim at Whitehaven Beach experience.
Experience the Great Barrier Reef from helicopter and catamaran - and snorkel or dive to your heart’s content - with this fly and cruise trip to Reefworld on Hardy Reef.
Discover all the colour, diversity and vibrancy of the Great Barrier Reef with this family-friendly day trip from Hamilton Island.
Spend the night out on the Great Barrier Reef, see the sun set over the ocean, and watch the reef come alive after dark, with this unforgettable Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience.
Discover beautiful Hill Inlet and Betty’s Beach on this half-day tour. Travelling by high-speed catamaran, you can either take a guided hike, or relax and enjoy the crystal clear water.
If you’re looking for some adventure on your Hamilton Island holiday, you can’t go past a thrilling jet ski tour of the Whitsundays.
Fishtail, spin and twist on Hamilton Island’s adrenalin pumping jet boat! Take a 30 minute, thrilling ride on board Jetryder, in the protected waters around the island.
Take to the skies over the Great Barrier Reef and see the amazing Heart Reef from above, before experiencing a water landing alongside Whitehaven Beach.
Experience the Great Barrier Reef from the air - and the water - with this sensational return helicopter tour to Reefworld on Hardy Reef.
Perfect for those short on time and wanting to enjoy a quick visit to the spectacular Whitehaven Beach.
If you'd like to experience the pristine beauty of Whitehaven Beach, and the magnificent marine life around Chalkies Beach, the Reef Ryder 2 in 1 tour offers you the best of both worlds.
Enjoy a full day cruise, exploring Whitehaven Beach and snorkelling at Chalkies Beach.
Ricochet is a unique 47ft state of the art Carbon-fibre Catamaran that offers an exhilarating sail without compromising on comfort and sophistication.
For a tranquil, close-to-nature experience on the water, join a Sea Kayaking tour over the Whitsundays’ magnificent coral reefs.
For a truly romantic holiday experience, explore the waterways around Hamilton Island on a Sea Kayak Sunset Paddle tour.
There isn’t a more perfect destination in the world to learn how to sail than the Whitsundays. Hamilton Island is home to Sunsail Whitsundays Sailing School, which offers both novice and intermediate learn to sail courses.
Explore the magnificent Whitsunday Islands at your own pace, and in relaxed comfort, on a Sunsail Yacht Charter.
Cruise, dine and relax on Hamilton Island’s own piece of maritime history, the Denison Star. Enjoy spectacular scenery, drinks and a delicious menu.
Experience the spectacular sight of the sun setting over the Whitsundays, from aboard Hamilton Island’s On the Edge catamaran.
On this unforgettable, family-friendly day trip, you will cruise to the pristine Whitehaven Beach, and to nearby Daydream Island on a comfortable and fully-equipped catamaran.
Cruise in air-conditioned comfort and experience one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, with this half-day trip to world-famous Whitehaven Beach.
Circumnavigate the spectacular Whitsunday Island with this half-hour scenic aeroplane flight. See for yourself why Whitehaven Beach was named number one beach in Australia*.
Enjoy a day spent exploring the world famous Whitehaven Beach and beautiful surrounds.
Fly by helicopter to Whitehaven Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, and enjoy breathtaking views over the Whitsunday Islands.
Types of cruises and tours on Hamilton Island:
Organised boat tours
Visit the Great Barrier Reef or Whitsundays with an organised boat tour from Hamilton Island. There are plenty of types of tours - from relaxed snorkelling trips to Whitehaven Beach, to full-day diving tours, overnight reef-stay adventures, and much more.
Charter a yacht
Hamilton Island is also a fantastic base from which to charter a private yacht around the Whitsundays - one of the world’s great sailing locations.
The waters around the Great Barrier Reef are teaming with marine life. You can join one of our organised fishing tours, hire your own fishing charter, or simply hire a dinghy and cast a line in the waters around Hamilton Island.
Take a cruise
To experience the magnificence of this spectacular part of the world, Hamilton Island also offers several cruises around the nearby waterways - including a romantic sunset dinner cruise.
Take a flight
Marvel at the natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays from above - including the iconic Heart Reef - with a scenic flight by seaplane or helicopter, from Hamilton Island.