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From art classes for kids to night bowling sessions, there’s always a fun, family-friendly activity on Hamilton Island.

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Leave your kids with the trusted and experienced carers at the island’s Clownfish Club, and enjoy some precious adult time.

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Enjoy a game at the bowling alley or mini golf course, explore Wild Life Hamilton Island, or perfect your swing at the Aquatic Driving Range.

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Family Fun 

Hamilton Island is one of Australia’s most renowned, family-friendly holiday destinations, with a huge selection of fun, inexpensive and memorable activities to suit all ages.

Take a ride on a go-kart, enjoy a game of mini golf, check the kids in to the Clownfish Club, or spend your day exploring the Great Barrier Reef, Whitsundays, or Wild Life Hamilton Island. No matter what interests you and your family, there’s always something to do.

Ways to enjoy some family fun on Hamilton Island:

Take a tour

Hamilton Island offers a huge selection of tours that are suitable for the whole family - including day trips to Reefworld on the Great Barrier Reef, as well as to world-renowned Whitehaven Beach.  Ask at the Hamilton Island Tour Desk about which tours are the most suitable for your family.

Get involved in an organised activity

From art classes to sports activities, Hamilton Island regularly hosts a whole selection of kids’ activities and games, suitable for all ages.

Enjoy some child-free time

Make the most of the island’s Clownfish Club childcare facility, which is suitable for any children from 6 weeks to 14 years of age.

Visit one of the family-friendly attractions

Across the island, there are several popular attractions that are fun for both adults and kids - including a bowling alley, go-kart track, wildlife park, aquatic diving range, mini golf course and much more.

Enjoy some watersports

There are also plenty of child-friendly ways to enjoy the waters around Hamilton Island, including windsurfing, sea kayaking, snorkelling and more. 

Cruise Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience

Spend the night out on the Great Barrier Reef, see the sun set over the ocean, and watch the reef come alive after dark, with this unforgettable Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience.

Cruise Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef Adventures

Discover all the colour, diversity and vibrancy of the Great Barrier Reef with this family-friendly day trip from Hamilton Island.

Explore's Half Day Snorkel & Dive Whitsunday Islands

Experience the spectacular underwater scenery of the Whitsundays with this half-day dive and snorkel tour from Hamilton Island.

Explore’s Sail & Swim at Whitehaven Beach

Discover the magnificent and world-famous Whitehaven Beach, with this family-friendly Sail and Swim at Whitehaven Beach experience.

Explore’s Sail & Snorkel Whitehaven & Chalkies Beach

Discover the spectacular beauty of the Whitsundays from above and below the water, with this sailing and snorkelling adventure.

Explore’s Full Day Snorkel or Dive the Great Barrier Reef

Explore some of the most pristine and secluded sections of the Great Barrier Reef with this unforgettable and exclusive day trip from Hamilton Island.

HI Watersports Wakeboarding and Tube Riding

Add adventure to your tropical island holiday, with some exciting waterskiing, wakeboarding, or a tube ride, in the calm waters surrounding Hamilton Island.

HI Watersports Reef Ryder Two in One

If you'd like to experience the pristine beauty of Whitehaven Beach, and the magnificent marine life around Chalkies Beach, the Reef Ryder 2 in 1 tour offers you the best of both worlds.

HI Watersports Jetryder Tour

Fishtail, spin and twist on Hamilton Island’s adrenalin pumping jet boat! Take a 30 minute, thrilling ride on board Jetryder, in the protected waters around the island.

HI Watersports Parasailing

If you’re looking for a unique holiday activity, parasailing offers a thrilling and spectacular way to see Hamilton Island - from above!

Sunsail Sailing School

There isn’t a more perfect destination in the world to learn how to sail than the Whitsundays. Hamilton Island is home to Sunsail Whitsundays Sailing School, which offers both novice and intermediate learn to sail courses.

Sea Kayak Sunset Paddle

For a truly romantic holiday experience, explore the waterways around Hamilton Island on a Sea Kayak Sunset Paddle tour.