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Uniquely Australian paradise HAMILTON ISLAND

Pristine beaches, world-class food and wine, endless accommodation options and spectacular views of the Whitsunday waters at every turn.

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Options for everyone ACCOMMODATION

Whether it’s pure luxury, a romantic couple's escape, child-friendly getaway or an easy holiday with family and friends.

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The heart of the Whitsundays AQUATIC PLAYGROUND

Sail, snorkel or dive the turquoise, marine-life rich waters of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands.

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Holiday your way RELAX & UNWIND

Whether you’re into lounging or exploring, indulging or pampering, you can do it all on Hamilton Island.

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Create lasting memories EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Plan the perfect wedding or business getaway, or get involved in an exciting calendar of sporting events.

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Indulge and enjoy RESTAURANTS & BARS

Discover some of the region’s finest and freshest produce, and enjoy superb international cuisine from our world-renowned chefs.

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Your island escape awaits

Welcome to the official website for Hamilton Island destination. Here you will find the best deals for Hamilton Island owned accommodation like Reef View HotelPalm Bungalows and Beach Club. Visit Hamilton Island Holiday Homes to learn more about our wide range of holiday rentals, including the Yacht Club Villas, and qualia for details on our world-class luxury resort. 

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. Hamilton Island is a perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef and world-famous Whitehaven Beach.
 
There's plenty to do during your Great Barrier Reef holiday on Hamilton Island. You can enjoy a wide selection of bars and restaurants, year-round cultural exhibitions and performances, an abundance of water sports and activities - and that's just the start. For sailing enthusiasts, there’s the Hamilton Island Yacht Club, and for keen golfers, the Hamilton Island Golf Club is the only Australian 18-hole championship course on its own island.  Plus, with six different levels of accommodation to choose from across the island - ranging from plush, couples’ suites, to family-friendly apartments and holiday homes, a holiday on Hamilton Island really does offer something for everyone. 

Stay 4 nights or more and save

Escaping to Hamilton Island is now easier than ever with our stay 4 nights or more and save Package. Stay at either the Reef View Hotel or Beach Club and enjoy a daily buffet breakfast,... transfers and more.

Best of the Whitsundays

Staying four nights, explore the Great Barrier with a full day Reef trip, a half day trip to Whitehaven Beach, weekly entry to WILD LIFE Hamilton Island, complimentary breakfast and more.

Romantic Escape

Enjoy luxury island accommodation for four nights, including a bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, 'On the Edge' twilight sail, three-course set dinner at Romano's and more.

qualia - Signature Experience

Spoil yourself with a quintessential qualia experience including seven nights' accommodation, French Champagne on arrival, a sunset cruise, gourmet dinner, daily breakfast and more.

Golf and Spa

If you're passionate about golf, you’ll love this Golf and Spa Package, which includes accommodation, a round of golf, a decadent spa treatment, complimentary breakfast and much more.

Great Barrier Reef Adventure

Experience one of the natural wonders of the world, with four nights accommodation, a full day trip to the Great Barrier Reef, complimentary buffet breakfast daily, use of non-motorised... watersports, free WiFi and more.

qualia - Island Interlude

Enjoy a truly romantic getaway with four nights at qualia, champagne, a luxury sunset cruise, and gourmet picnic on a secluded beach, complimentary a la carte breakfast daily and more.

qualia - Golf Getaway

Play 18 holes at one of Australia’s best golf courses and enjoy three nights’ accommodation, gourmet dinner at Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach, complimentary a la carte breakfast daily and... more.

qualia - Reef Discovery

Enjoy three nights' at the award-winning qualia, including a Great Barrier Reef Discovery Flight, gourmet dinner at Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach, complimentary a la carte breakfast daily... and more.

qualia - Snorkel & Explore

Experience all the colour and magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef including four nights at the luxurious qualia, a full day snorkel trip to the Great Barrier Reef, complimentary a la... carte breakfast daily and more.

Whitehaven Beach by Helicopter

Discover the magic and splendour of world-famous Whitehaven Beach from above - with a luxurious helicopter tour, four nights' accommodation in your choice of accommodation, complimentary... breakfast and more.

Spa qualia Indulgence

Indulge in four nights staying in world-class luxury, a 90-minute spa treatment, gourmet dinner at Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach, complimentary a la carte breakfast daily and more.

Snorkel & Explore Experience

For a truly unforgettable snorkelling adventure, this package includes four nights, a full day snorkel trip including buffet style lunch, complimentary breakfast daily, use of non-motorised... watersports, free WiFi and more.

qualia - Reef Dive Experience

Discover the incredible natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with a full day dive adventure, four nights’ accommodation the world-class luxury resort, qualia, complimentary a la carte... breakfast daily and more.

Reef Dive Experience

Enjoy four nights accommodation, a full day dive trip including buffet style lunch, complimentary buffet breakfast daily and more.

Family Whitsundays Adventure

Stay four nights and spend quality family time with a full day trip to the Great Barrier Reef, a half day trip to Whitehaven Beach, entry to WILD LIFE Hamilton Island, Kids Stay & Eat Free... and more.

Plan your island holiday

Closer than you think

2h 30m from
Sydney

4h 25m from
Canberra

3h from
Melbourne

1h 45m from
Brisbane

5h 35m from
Hobart

5h from
Adelaide

37m from
Shute Harbour

37m from
Airlie Beach

1h 25m from
Cairns

Average Temperature

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Max

Jan

24.9

30.4

Feb

24.9

30.1

Mar

24.0

28.8

Apr

22.6

27.1

May

20.8

24.8

Jun

18.4

22.4

Jul

17.6

21.9

Aug

18.1

22.9

Sep

19.8

25.4

Oct

21.8

27.6

Nov

23.3

29.1

Dec

24.4

30.0

Hamilton Island Airport is the gateway to your Whitsundays holiday. The quaint Great Barrier Reef airport handles direct flights daily from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns, operated by Virgin, Jetstar and Qantas.

Passenger ferry services arrive and depart regularly from the Hamilton Island Marina, making it easy to access the mainland and Whitsunday Islands while on your Great Barrier Reef holiday.

Hamilton Island runs a continuous complimentary Island Shuttle service for all island guests. Or, if you prefer to travel at your own pace, you can hire your own buggy to get around Hamilton Island.