Discover the Festive Season on Hamilton Island Posted by Hamilton Island - 24 November 2023 As the holiday season approaches, Hamilton Island is set to transform into a magical paradise of festive joy. There’s something truly special about celebrating Christmas and New Year's on this tropical oasis with the ones who matter most. Join us for a delightful array of festive activities designed to make your holiday magical. Enjoy special menus featuring festive food and drink, live entertainment, New Year’s Eve festivities and more. A Christmas Eve Celebration for the Whole Family For the perfect family Christmas Eve, celebrate at the Beach Pavilion from 5.00pm. Featuring live entertainment, a breathtaking fireworks display and of course, a special guest in red and white who will be spreading holiday cheer. You can either pack a picnic or purchase delicious food and drinks from the Beach Pavilion Kiosk and Bar. Festive Dining Indulge in a holiday feast at one of Hamilton Island’s many restaurants. From Mariners to Bommie, there’s a festive menu to satisfy everyone. Share a cold seafood platter, relish hot seafood delights, and conclude with delectable dessert platters at Mariners, or opt for a five-course culinary journey at Bommie, complete with Champagne or mocktails on arrival. (Note the age restrictions for each option). Join us for a memorable Christmas lunch at Sails or Beach Pavilion, where you can savour a sumptuous buffet of fresh local seafood, roast meats, salads, and desserts. With house wine, beer, and soft drinks/juice included, it's the ideal family celebration. To book or see further details, please click here. Island Adventure Embrace the essence of a true summer Christmas with sunny days by the beach. Explore the island's natural beauty with complimentary non-motorised water sports or simply bask in the sun on our pristine beaches. Take a leisurely stroll along Catseye Beach or embark on a scenic hike to Passage Peak. Hamilton Island's natural wonders provide the perfect backdrop for your holiday photos. And don't miss the chance to swim alongside majestic sea turtles as they gracefully glide through the ocean, making for a truly unforgettable experience. New Year's Extravaganza Countdown to a dazzling New Year's Eve! Start 2024 with a street party that will have everyone dancing to beloved classics. Live entertainment will take place at the Beach Pavilion near Catseye Beach from 5.30pm with the kiosk open for food and drink. A spectacular fireworks display will light up the night sky at 8.30pm from Beach Pavilion and 12.00am from the Marina. These celebrations are among the most unforgettable ways to ring in the New Year with family and friends. GiveX Vouchers – The Perfect Gift Make gift-giving effortless this year with our new GiveX vouchers. Treat your loved ones to an unforgettable island experience, from thrilling adventures to relaxing spa days. Our vouchers are your ticket to a world of excitement and relaxation. Picnic by the Marina Create your own picture-perfect picnic with a visit to the local IGA. Pick up fresh and delicious ingredients to craft a mouthwatering meal. Then, head to the Marina and watch the sun dip below the horizon as you enjoy a romantic or family picnic by the waterfront. Alternatively, head to One Tree Hill to watch a spectacular Whitsundays sunset. It's the perfect spot for a picnic blanket, your favourite beverage, and some delicious nibbles. Marina Daze – Live Music Bliss Catch the island vibes with Marina Daze! We've got live music that'll make your evenings even more special. We encourage guests to check the Hamilton Island App and to review the “What’s On” guide to see where and what times the performances will be each night. A perfect way to enjoy a few drinks and round out your day in paradise. Stay in the Know with the Hamilton Island App: Stay updated with all the exciting events, dining options, and activities with the Hamilton Island app. Whether it's knowing the showtimes or making reservations, the app is your key to a seamless island experience. Don't miss out on the enchanting festive season offerings on Hamilton Island. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a memorable celebration with friends, Hamilton Island has everything you need to make this holiday season truly memorable. Book your festive experiences today and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. About the Author 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.