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) Shuttle Bus To make sure you can get around the island easily during your stay, a convenient free 'Island Shuttle' service operates each day from 6.50am to 11.00pm. There are two bus shuttle routes which operate every 15-40 minutes. Ways to get around Hamilton Island: Island Shuttle service A complimentary bus service operates every day, from 6.50am until 11.00pm (subject to change) along two selected routes. View the Island Shuttle Timetable. 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. Buggy 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 both 2-seater and 4-seater buggies for hire.