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Excitement for the whole family SPORTING EVENTS

From sailing regattas and ocean swims to triathlons and sand races, the whole family can get involved and sporty on Hamilton Island.

Action-packed week of events Hamilton Island Race Week

The week includes a lively calendar of events, including lunches and dinners presented by celebrity chefs, fashion, golfing competitions and wine tastings.

Fitness fun for the whole family Triathlon and Ocean Swim

Kids can also get involved, with the Junior Fujifilm Hamilton Island Triathlon and Whitehaven Beach Junior Ocean Swim.

Sport events on Hamilton Island

If you’re looking for your next fitness challenge, Hamilton Island offers a whole range of on-water and off-water challenges - suitable for all fitness levels and age groups. 

Whether you want to test your fitness in a gruelling triathlon, perfect your golf game, compete in an ocean swim, or take part in a walk for a good cause, you’ll find plenty of options on Hamilton Island. 

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Hamilton Island Endurance Series

Pristine white beaches. Crystal clear waters. A breathtaking mountainous interior. Hamilton Island is best known as a place to relax. But it is also the perfect place to push yourself in paradise. 
The Hamilton Island Endurance series spans four endurance events from May through to November. The Hamilton Island Hilly Half Marathon, Great Whitehaven Beach Run, Hamilton Island Triathlon and Hamilton Island Ocean Swim will test athletes on every level. Do them all or just do one. Race Hard. Recover Harder. 

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What you’ll love about Hamilton Island’s sporting events:

There’s an event for everyone

Whether you want to test your fitness, refine your golf game, learn some new skills, or enjoy some inspiring art and culture, you can be confident that Hamilton Island will have an event to suit you.

Events for all ages

While it’s a family-friendly holiday destination, Hamilton Island offers a full spectrum of activities for all ages - ranging from junior triathlons and ocean swims, through to evening ballet performances and photography courses.

Internationally-renowned events

Many of the events that are held on Hamilton Island attract visitors from all over the world - which creates a very unique and exciting atmosphere. During the world-famous Audi Hamilton Island Race Week, spectators and yachties from all around the globe converge on the Whitsundays.

Learn new skills

As well as exciting sporting events and cultural performances, Hamilton Island offers several events to help you learn or practice important skills while on holiday - including the renowned photographic workshop, Away the Art of Photography, and culinary series, Great Barrier Feast.  

Wide range of sporting events

From popular ocean swims to gruelling triathlons and paddling races, Hamilton Island offers several fitness challenges. These events offer a great opportunity to test your fitness in a spectacular setting, while holidaying with friends and family. 

Upcoming Events on Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island Race Week

Saturday 17 August 2024

Hamilton Island Race Week is one of the world’s most famous yachting events.

Hamilton Island Triathlon

Saturday 23 November 2024

Fitness fun for the whole family Hamilton Island Triathlon

Hamilton Island Ocean Swim

Sunday 24 November 2024

Challenge yourself in the beautiful waters of Catseye Beach