qualia - Snorkel & Explore

Please note, the qualia Snorkel & Explore experience is currently unavailable. The package is available for bookings for 10 January 2021 onwards.

Stay at the incredible qualia for four nights, and spend a full-day snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, visiting selected moorings around Bait Reef, including the famous Stepping Stones, Paradise Lagoon and Manta Ray Drop Off.

What you'll love about the qualia - Snorkel & Explore Package:

Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef at your own pace.

Enjoy a full day trip with Explore, and spend the day snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef. You'll spend a minimum of 3.5 hours on location at Bait Reef. The reef is just a short snorkel from the dive platform on the rear of the vessel.

Guided tour.

Receive a guided snorkelling tour plus in-water assistance/guidance if required.

Experience pure qualia luxury.

Stay for four nights in either the Leeward or Windward Pavilion and enjoy all of qualia's world-class facilities - including the indulgent Spa qualia, your infinity-edge plunge pool (if you stay at the Windward Pavilion), private sundeck, and personalised service, around the clock.

A la carte breakfast daily.

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at either Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach.

Complimentary beverages.

All non-alcoholic beverages (bottled beverages, water, tea and coffee) are complimentary during your stay at qualia.

Be as active as you like.

As well as exploring the reef itself, you enjoy unlimited access to Hamilton Island's catamarans, paddleboards, windsurfers and snorkelling equipment, gym, spa, sauna and tennis court hire.

Ultimate convenience.

As well as use of a 2-seater electric golf buggy for the duration of your stay, you can also enjoy unlimited use of the island's scheduled Island Shuttle Service, and return transfers to Hamilton Island Airport or Marina. 

Important Note

If proceeding with a booking on this package, you must acknowledge that you are a competent swimmer and you are competent in English.

Standard inclusions:

  • Four nights' accommodation at qualia in either a Windward or Leeward Pavilion
  • A full-day snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, including complimentary lunch
  • A la carte breakfast daily at the Long Pavilion
  • Complimentary non-alcholic beverages at qualia (bottled beverages, water, tea & coffee)
  • Return transports from Hamilton Island Airport or Marina to qualia (arrival/departure details must be provided)
  • 24 hour chauffer and concierge service on Hamilton Island
  • Exclusive use of a golf buggy for the duration of your stay
  • Use of non-motorised watercraft
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Use of the qualia gym, spa, sauna and access to tennis court hire
  • Earn 1 Velocity Point for every dollar spent on this accommodation package (conditions apply)


Leeward Pavilion

4 nights stay (twin share)



Windward Pavilion

4 nights stay (twin share)


Terms and conditions
A refresher course is required if over 2 years since your last dive. Please note no foreign language speaking guides are currently available. Minimum numbers are required for Explore Tour departures. The boat capacity is 60 passengers. Dive locations are subject to change pending weather conditions.
Valid for travel
15/06/2020 - 31/03/2021
Blackout dates
15 - 21 August 2020, 22 December 2020 - 9 January 2021 inclusive