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Welcome to the Hamilton Island Marina

One of the world’s most iconic boating locations; a vibrant lifestyle and a world class marina

The Hamilton Island Marina is located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, where your boating paradise awaits. With a jet airport serviced by Virgin Australia, Qantas and Jetstar, and with direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Cairns and Brisbane, upon arrival you are just minutes away from  being on your vessel. This makes it the perfect location to keep your vessel to cruise and explore hidden bays, iconic beaches and discover your own piece of the Great Barrier Reef. Take advantage of all Hamilton Island has to offer, including a variety of restaurants and bars, an abundance of water sports and activities, spa treatments, golf and more - the lifestyle options are endless!

Ferry service

Passenger ferry services operate from the Hamilton Island Marina. The 60 minute ferry trip from Airlie Beach departs from two convenient locations at either Port Of Airlie Marina or Shute Harbour (just south of Airlie Beach), with more than a dozen services throughout the day.

You can view the Cruise Whitsundays Ferry Timetable between Hamilton Island and the mainland here, or you can call (07) 4846 7000 or email 

Commercial Vessel Access

Hamilton Island Marina is a private marina and commercial marine operators are unable to access the marina to pick up and or drop off passengers. Hamilton Island has licensed a range of operators to conduct our marine activities for our guests who are based in the marina. Bareboat sailing operators conducting briefings and debriefs for their sailing holiday clients are welcome by prior approval. Please contact the marina office for further details.

Tour operators offering excursions to Whitehaven Beach, the Great Barrier Reef and other Whitsunday Islands also depart from the marina.

Berthing Information

Hamilton Island Marina is a private facility and all visiting vessels need to contact the marina office to request entry and make berthing arrangements on VHF Channel 68, phone 07 4946 8353 during office hours: 8:00am – 5:00pm. As a requirement of entry, you will need to supply a copy of your vessels insurance and registration.
To make you stay effortless, our on-water marina concierge staff will guide you to your allocated berth and assist with lines at the dock. Our staff will provide you with an outline of marina and resort facilities available to you during your stay.