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Festive Season 2023 Christmas

This year Hamilton Island’s Summer Festival will be jam packed full of fun for the whole family.

Christmas Celebrations

Hamilton Island, Australia’s premier island resort destination, wishes you a very happy 2023 festive season. To ensure we exceed your expectations this Christmas and New Year's Eve, we have put together a list of the special events available for you to choose from.

Many of the restaurants have put together an amazing menu to celebrate the festive season.

Christmas Eve Dining

Bommie

$395 per person
Celebrate Christmas Eve in style at Bommie. Enjoy a sophisticated 5-course meal, complemented by a glass of Champagne or refreshing mocktail upon arrival. (Available for guests 16 years and over)

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Christmas Lunch

Sails

Lunch and glass of Piper Heidsieck on arrival $275 per adult
Lunch and two hours of free-flow Piper Heidsieck Champagne, a selection of Australian wine or beer $340 per adult
Lunch and a surprise Christmas gift for children from 5 - 12 years $85 per child and Little ones from 0 - 4 years are FREE

On Christmas Day indulge in our lavish Christmas buffet, featuring an array of fresh local seafood, succulent roast meats, crisp salads, and delectable desserts.

Bommie

$395 per person
Celebrate the season in style at Bommie. Enjoy a sophisticated 5-course meal, complemented by a glass of Champagne or refreshing mocktail upon arrival. (Available for guests 16 years and over)

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Christmas Dinner

Mariners

$295 per person
Savour the magic of Christmas night with our sharing menu at Mariners, featuring a delectable cold seafood platter entree, followed by hot seafood platter main, and delicious dessert platter. (Available for guests 14 years and over)

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Restaurants operating as usual on Christmas Day

Casual dining and takeaway options for a relaxed Christmas lunch or Christmas dinner include Marina Tavern, Popeye’s or the Pizzeria & Gelato Bar.

Explore's BBQ Dinner Cruise

Christmas Day Lunch Cruise from 1.00pm - 3.00pm and Christmas Day Dinner Cruise from 5.30pm - 7.30pm. 

Join us on Christmas Day for a festive lunch or dinner cruise through the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. Enjoy a delicious Christmas buffet meal with friends and family - sit back, relax, take in the views and let our crew take care of everything for you while onboard our spacious vessel, Ocean Explorer.

Pool Terrace

Christmas Day dinner opening hours: 5.00pm until late.

Pool Terrace is available for an à la carte Christmas dinner. It’s the a perfect place to come with the family, offering a casual and family friendly atmosphere. Bookings essential.

Manta Ray

Christmas Day lunch and dinner opening hours: 12.00pm – 3.00pm and reopening at 5.00pm until late.

Manta Ray serves up a relaxed coastal Mediterranean menu designed for sharing, with a mix of seafood, meat and vegetarian dishes.

coca chu

Christmas Day dinner opening hours: 5.30pm until late.

With a fun, fresh menu inspired by the hawker-style street food of South East Asia, coca chu offers a relaxed vibe and overlooks beautiful Catseye Beach.

Booking Policy

Please note that payment is taken in full at the time of booking. Although we will do our absolute best to accommodate your request, outside seating allocations cannot be confirmed in advance, and will be allocated on the day depending on weather conditions.

Please note a 15% surcharge applies for Christmas dining.

Cancellation Policy

Please note that any cancellations received with less than 7 days notice to the reservation date or fail to show up for the booking, will result in the total booking cost being forfeited and no refund will be issued.