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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.

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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. 

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