Fitness Activities on Hamilton Island Posted by Hamilton Island - 11 February 2020 If you’re part of the growing number of people who enjoy packing your active wear and continuing your fitness routine when away from home, then don’t fear Hamilton Island has your gym and fitness needs covered when you are visiting us: Knock over your regular session at our state of the art Sports Club (Gym) Hamilton Island Sports Club Weight Room. The Hamilton Island Sports Club offers a diverse range of ways to counteract any holiday indulgence or simply keep you on track. You can pick the style of session that suits you: Take one of the fun classes, with options for all fitness levels. Book in for a personal training and be worked through your paces. Or, simply come in for a solo session and make use of the array of equipment for weights or cardio. Best of all, it’s all in air conditioning, which definitely helps on a tropical island. Use of the gym is complimentary for guests residing at qualia, Beach Club, Reef View Hotel and Palm Bungalows. Fee’s for other island guests can be found here. Take the challenge of running or hiking our trails Talking a hike on Hamilton Island. Photo by Kara Rosenlund. Exploring Hamilton Island on foot can be a great way to explore its natural beauty, at your own pace. Discover secluded beaches, sandy coves, stunning views and along the way reconnect with nature. With recent upgrades and regular track maintenance, it has never been easier to head out into nature for a long walk or a hilly trail run. Best of all you can combine fitness with sightseeing parts of the island and mentally escape at the same time. We always recommend you bring plenty of water, ensuring a bathroom stop before you journey out (there are no toilets on the tracks) and ensuring you are wearing appropriate footwear. Sun protection is also a must. Refresh, relax and unwind with a yoga class Sunrise Yoga at Dent Island. Photo by Kara Rosenlund. The island offers weekly yoga classes for a range of abilities and styles. Yoga classes are typically held in the Sports Club but have also been scheduled at incredible outdoor locations around the island such as sunset yoga on the Keel Deck at the Hamilton Island Yacht Club or sunrise yoga at the Hamilton Island Golf Club on Dent Island. Yoga is the perfect holiday exercise for someone wanting to move their body but also enjoy relaxation in a class that captures our island location. Update – September 2021: Please note that the outdoor locations for Yoga are currently paused, and will resume at a later date. Plan your yoga class by checking the Hamilton Island App for when classes are running, what fees might apply and if you need to book in with the Sports Club or tour desk. Tick off a Hamilton Island Park Run And they're off and running! Park Run on Hamilton Island. Join us for a fun 5km timed run around scenic Hamilton Island. This is a free event run by Park Run volunteers and is open to people of all fitness levels and is a great way to start your Saturday morning. If you're an avid Park Runner it’s a fun way of ticking off another Park Run location on your list. But for those that are new to the concept it's really just about getting the chance to start your day with some fitness, with a community of like minded people and enjoying the scenic course we have mapped out for our run. Whether it's your first park run or your 100th it's always a great way to start your day on Hamilton Island. Get active in the water with swimming or beach sports With the range of swimming pools on Hamilton Island, it’s easy to have a swim and it’s a great way to mix holiday fun with being active. We also have a range of beach sports such as kayaks, paddle boards, snorkel gear and sailing, which are fantastic ways of moving your body and getting the heart rate up. If you’ve never tried these beach sports before it’s the perfect time to give them a go and test out your skills too. Tee off for 18 holes at the Hamilton Island Golf Club Tee time on Hamilton Island Golf Club. Making time to get in a round of golf can be a challenging task in everyday life. Holidays are the ideal time to make some time to lock in nine or eighteen holes. You’ll get out in the fresh air and this outdoor leisure sport is a fantastic low-impact physical activity. The Hamilton Island Golf Course is one of the most stunning in the world and a reward for your hard work is waiting at the well-appointed 19th hole at the club house at the end of your round. Participate in one of our Endurance Series events Runners taking part in the Great Whitehaven Beach Run. Photo by Kara Rosenlund. If you really love fitness you'll be please to know that you could base your entire vacation to Hamilton Island around physical activity and enter one of our many endurance series events. Why simply holiday on Hamilton Island when you can race it as well? We have a triathlon, a hilly half marathon (with team events), an ocean swim and also a stunning running event there with 5km, 10km and half marathon options. It’s a great excuse to mix your holiday with a fitness challenge and push yourself in paradise to reach health goals. Play a game of tennis Have your own Australian Open at the courts. Photo by Andrea Francolini. We’ve got rackets, balls and six perfectly appointed tennis courts all ready for you to hold your own Grand Slam while on holidays. Reserve a court through the Sports Club and work up a sweat by hitting a ball around for some social (or series) tennis. Open daily and court hire and equipment hire is free for guests of qualia, Beach Club, Reef View Hotel and Palm Bungalows (otherwise fees apply). About the Author Part of the Whitsundays, and in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, Hamilton Island is one of Australia’s most spectacular and sought-after holiday destinations. On a holiday to Hamilton Island, you'll be surrounded by pristine white beaches, and a kaleidoscope of coral and marine life.