Top 10 must-do activities at Hamilton Island Posted by Hamilton Island - 7 September 2016 With so much to see and do on Hamilton Island it can be hard to know where to start. We've rounded out the top ten activities you've got to try for a most memorable holiday experience: 1. Experiencing the Wonderland of Whitehaven Beach The spectacular Hill Inlet at Whitehaven Beach. Voted one of the best beaches in the world, Whitehaven Beach needs to be seen, to be believed. With it’s pure white silca sand, crystal clear waters and untouched natural surrounds, the only way to describe the location is a tropical wonderland. Getting there from Hamilton Island has never been easier and the tour desk can match your needs with the perfect excursion, with over 20 options to select from- Look here. 2. Let us wait on you Fun, friendly South East Asian dining awaits at coca chu. With sophisticated, award-winning restaurants, laid-back cafés and a whole selection of inviting bars, there are plenty of ways to enjoy eating and drinking on Hamilton Island. It could be a family meal at coca chu, a date night at Bommie restaurant for a special occassion or that once in a lifetime picnic watching a sunset over the Whitsundays. Either way we'll have a dining experience just for you. 3. Water Sports fun on Catseye Beach You, me and a sea of blue at Catseye Beach. As a guest staying at Hamilton Island-owned accommodation (Reef View Hotel, Beach Club, Palm Bungalows and Holiday Homes), you can enjoy complimentary use of the catamarans, kayaks, windsurfers or paddleboards from the beach hut on Catseye Beach. Go on, get wet and test your skills. You’ll have a whole heap of fun and in the process you might discover some new talents. 4. Kidding around on the island Walking on water at Hamilton Island. We have tons of fun activities awaiting our youngest guests. They can enjoy time at Clownfish Club childcare centre or the Kids Fun Zone play area at the resort centre. For those that are junior thrill seekers riding on quad bikes or having a spin in a Water Walker (bouncing around in a bubble on water) might be the highlight of their trip. Looking for fun for the whole family? Mini golf, bowling and outdoor movie nights are the way to go. 5. Seeing the stunning sights of the Great Barrier Reef Take a helicopter over Heart Reef. Having the Great Barrier Reef in our neighbourhood means you’ll have the perfect opportunity to tick a visit off your bucket list. Whether you have a few hours, a day or a week, you can explore this natural wonder at your own speed. Take a once in a lifetime trip over the reef via helicopter and get that postcard perfect shot. Or, take it slow and cruise out to the reef. On a day trip you can snorkel or dive and go below to see the brilliance of the colourful coral up close. Check it out - here. 6. Feel like your best self Relax and let the therapists take care of the rest. Holidays are the perfect time to relax and rejuvenate. At Spa Wumurdaylin intuitive therapists will soon have your mind and body in absolute bliss with treatments, which will restore and repair. Or maybe looking your best for a special night or event on the island is more what you have in mind. In which case, the Island Hair and Beauty at the resort centre can have you looking fabulous. 7. Tee off and take up the challenge The breathtaking views of the Whitsundays at Hamilton Island Gold Course. Catch a ferry over to Dent Island where you will find the Hamilton Island Golf Club. Designed by five-time British Open champion, Peter Thomson, the 18-hole course is suited to professionals and weekend hitters alike. You’ll have to focus on your game and not be distracted by the 360 views of the Whitsundays to get the job done. But remember not to rush and have fun, you’re on holidays after all. 8. Get the catch of the day Family fun with a day of fishing and adventure. Hook up with Topnotch Game Fishing- seasoned and salty fishermen you can hire a private or share charter. For those first-timers you’ll have access to a guide who can direct you where the fish are biting and give tips to land that catch. The crew will even demonstrate how to clean and prepare your fish for dinner (it’s going to be up to you to cook it though!). If casting your line solo is more your thing then visit Hamilton Island Dinghy Hire for your own boat, bait and tackle. 9. Push yourself in paradise and enter a sporting event The competitors at the triathlon start their ocean swim. Hamilton Island is the perfect location to get sporty. With our endurance series offering a variety of events across the year and our activities team running regular events each week, there is something for everyone. Grab your friends or family and make a holiday of it. 10. Sailing Setting sail at the Whitsundays. A trip to the Whitsundays wouldn’t be complete without setting sail across the azure waters and chartering to new shores. Hire a skippered yacht charter, join a day tour or for the budding captain, book lessons with the islands expert sailing crews and earn internationally accredited qualifications. There is an experience for everyone. You can enjoy anything from a quiet sunset sail to a high speed spin around the islands. To find out more or book your tours and activities visit the website 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.