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Simple and fun Getting Around

Hire a buggy, wander on foot, or take the complimentary, convenient Island Shuttle service.

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Getting Around

Being car-free gives Hamilton Island a very unique, relaxed and tranquil ambience. And despite the lack of cars, it’s also still incredibly easy and fast to get around.

Buggy Hire

Make the most of holidaying in a car-free destination, and explore the island at your own pace, with a Hamilton Island golf buggy. (Subject to availability)

Free Island Shuttle

To make sure you can get around the island easily during your stay, a convenient free 'Green Shuttle' service operates each day from 7.30am to 10.45pm.

Ways to get around Hamilton Island:

Island Shuttle service

A complimentary bus service operates every day, from 7.30am until 10.45pm (subject to change) between the Resort Centre and Marina Village.

On foot

One of the best ways to explore the island is by walking. With several activities, restaurants and bars conveniently located on the resort side of the island, it’s also easy to wander from your accommodation to some of the island’s key highlights.


If you want to explore the island at your own pace - or if you’re staying at accommodation that’s further away from the action, you may wish to hire a buggy.  There are 4-seater buggies for hire.