Hamilton Island’s Top 10 School Holiday Activities Posted by Hamilton Island - 10 April 2018 We've compiled the best children's activities for your family to enjoy when visiting Hamilton Island for school holidays. 1) Junior Chef Cupcake Creations or Pizza Making Let your young chefs put their creativity to the test and bake, create and decorate their very own cupcakes or create a yummy pizza… And the best part? They get to eat their own creation at the end! Location and time: See "What's On" guide via the Hamilton Island App for daily times and location. Age: 5 yrs+ Cost and bookings: Bookings are essential and can be made with payment via the Tour Desk (ext. 68305) 2) Junior Lifeguard Program The Royal Lifesaving Society Queensland’s Junior Lifeguard program is fun, active and teaches children of all ages and swimming abilities topics including basic CPR, how to rescue others and what to look for in the water. Plus, all kids will receive a Junior Lifeguard certificate on completion of the session! Location and time: See "What's On" guide via the Hamilton Island App for daily times and location. Age: All ages Cost: Check with tour desk for costings. Bookings are essential via the Tour Desk (ext. 68305) 3) Family Outdoor Movie Nights Bring along some snacks, throw down a blanket and watch a family favourite under the stars. Location: Hesperus Lawn (or the Yacht Club when indoors). Please refer to "What's On" guide for session details and times. Ages: All ages. Cost: Free 4) Family Sports Competitions and Family Games Sports We’ll be holding a mix of sports challenges and competitions with the aim of getting everyone involved and having active family fun! Is your family table tennis champs? Vollyball victors? Water polo winners? We'll have the right sport for your crew! Location and time: See "What's On" guide via the Hamilton Island App for daily times and location. Games Try out our family games and discover fun for all ages. These are a great way to elicit lots of laughter and create lasting memories as a family. You might even be surprised by who your family champ turns out to be! We'll have beachside bingo, tropical trivia and family feud to name a few! Location and time: See "What's On" guide via the Hamilton Island App for daily times and location. Age: All ages Cost: Free 5) Bowling and Mini Golf During school holidays our bowling alley and mini golf course take the fun up a notch with glow in the dark sessions. Bowling Why not enter the school holidays comp? Open to all ages and with great prizes, this is a fun one for the whole family to get involved in. Location and time: Bowling alley at Resort Centre. See "What's On" guide via the Hamilton Island App for daily times. Age & Cost: All ages welcome and prices dependent on session times. See bowling alley for pricing. Mini Golf The Hamilton Island Mini Golf course is a maze of plants and palms with all kinds of different challenges. Take advantage of "Happy Hour" prices or the glow in the dark sessions for something different. Location and time: Mini Golf located near Sports Centre. For session times see "What's On" guide via the Hamilton Island App or come play anytime between 6am- 8pm. Last tee off 7pm. Age & Cost: All ages welcome and prices dependent on session times. See Mini Golf shop for pricing. 6) Junior Fun Seekers For those with junior thrill seekers in the family entourage we have a great range of activities. They will love having a ride on the kid’s quad bikes, having a spin with a Go-Kart or ascending our climbing wall right to the top. For water loving kids it could be swimming at the pools or Catseye beach, kayaking or stand up paddle boarding, hiring a dingy or the excitement of tube riding, there truly is something to suit the pace and budget of every family. Where: Various locations. See above links. Cost: Various. See above links. 7) Fun Zone A Fun Zone filled with a ton of kids of activities and amusements that will leave your kid smiling ear to ear. Including a jumping castle, face painting, arts, crafts and much more! Location and time: See "What's On" guide via the Hamilton Island App for daily times and location. Age: All ages Cost: Free 8) Clownfish Club While Hamilton Island has an abundance of family-friendly activities, it’s also nice to be able to enjoy some adult time on your family holiday. During their time at the Clownfish club your kids will be greeted with a huge range of exciting activities and you can be rest assured that your child(ren) are having a great day, while being in a safe and cared for environment. When: Morning, Afternoon or full day sessions available. Open Tuesday to Saturdays (and Mondays during school holidays). Where: Located near the Main Pool and Resort Centre. Ages: 6 weeks - 14yrs Cost: $60-$270 (depending on age, how many children and session length) 9) Stargazing Join our resident stargazer on One Tree Hill and be guided on a tour of our solar system. A wonderful opportunity to take in the stars without the light pollution of city life and for everyone young and old to learn some astrological knowledge. Times: Refer to "What's On" guide for days and times. 10) Bush Walking Exploring Hamilton Island on foot can be a great way to see its natural beauty, at your family’s own pace. You'll find that the 360 views of our stunning location are made even more special when sharing them with your tribe. Take the track slowly and ensure you have water, sunscreen, snacks and are considerate of the weather conditions when you decide to go. Where: Behind the Reef View Hotel (Bushwalking maps are available at the Tour Desk) Ages: All ages but please take into consideration your fitness levels and health before hiking Cost: Free Please see out “What’s On” guide found on the Hamilton Island App for a full list of daily activities and descriptions. 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.