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Lots to choose from On island activities

From bushwalking to art classes, you’ll never find yourself short of something to do on Hamilton Island.

Adrenaline pumping On island activities

Swim, hike to one of the island’s best vantage points, work out in the gym, play a game of tennis, or try your skills on a stand-up paddleboard.

There’s always something happening On island activities

As well as free live music every Sunday afternoon, the island offers a whole selection of classes, sporting events and cultural performances.

On island activities 

Whether you’re looking for adrenalin-inducing adventure, or something a little more relaxed and scenic, Hamilton Island offers a whole selection of island experiences to suit all ages and fitness levels. 

All Saints Chapel

Perched on the hillside overlooking Catseye Beach, Hamilton Island’s quaint All Saints Chapel is the perfect spot for a romantic island wedding.

Art Classes

For a unique and unforgettable holiday activity, Hamilton Island offers year-round art classes, which are suitable for all ages and levels of experience.


If you need to arrange a babysitter during your stay on Hamilton Island, you may like to contact one of the babysitters who have asked us to advertise their services on our website.

Bowling Alley

For a fun and unique holiday activity, why not try your hand at indoor bowling, at Hamilton Island’s bowling alley?

Buggy Rally

This is a great family fun activity, as well as a fantastic way for you to explore the islands’ shops, restaurants, pools and general areas that you may not have visited yet.

Clownfish Kids Club

Leave your little ones in experienced, trusted hands at the Clownfish Club, and enjoy some precious, child-free time on Hamilton Island.

Dent Island Yoga

Start your day with yoga on the championship Hamilton Island Golf course overlooking Dent passage.

Go-Kart Racing

Enjoy all the fun, excitement and speed of go-karting - on Hamilton Island’s purpose-built racetrack.

Hamilton Island Photography

Whether it’s for a special occasion, or simply as a way of remembering, Hamilton Island Photography offers a professional and customised photography service.

Marina Daze

Late on selected afternoons, Hamilton Island hosts Marina Daze - a selection of live music performances on the lawns overlooking the Hamilton Island Marina.

Offroad Adventure Tours

For a fun, adventurous and unique holiday experience, why not take an Off Road Tour on an all-terrain vehicle, or ATV?

Quad Bikes for Kids

If your kids have a love of adventure, Hamilton Island’s Quads for Kids will get their adrenalin flowing, in a controlled and safe setting.

Resort Centre

Located in the heart of the resort, the Hamilton Island Resort Centre is home to a range of key island attractions - including renowned restaurants, a bar, boutique shops, the Main Pool, the Hamilton Island Tour Desk, and more.

Sports Club

In between rest and relaxation, the Hamilton Island Sports Club offers a whole range of fun ways to work up a sweat!

Tennis Court Hire

Enjoy a game of tennis on one of Hamilton Island’s six quality tennis courts. There’s no need to bring your racquet or balls as they can be hired on the island.

Activity Superpass

Combine on-island family favourites, Mini-golf, Bowling and Hamilton Island Wildlife, with the Activity Superpass, only $165 for a family of 2 Adults and 2 Children (3-12 years).

Mini Golf

Mini Golf can be a great family activity - and the Hamilton Island Mini Golf course is a fantastic maze of plants and palms, with all kinds of fun challenges.

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)

Bush & Walking Trails

Bushwalking on Hamilton Island is a great way to experience the hidden coves, beautiful views, and various picnic spots scattered throughout the bushland.

Catseye Beach

The long, picturesque curve of Catseye Beach is an ideal spot for relaxing and enjoying a whole range of watersports on Hamilton Island.

Golf Driving Range

Make the most of your golfing holiday by practicing your swing at the family-friendly, Golf Driving Range.

Hamilton Island Golf Club

The Hamilton Island Golf Club features one of the world’s most spectacular golf courses, and a contemporary Clubhouse that’s perfect for long, relaxed lunches.

Hamilton Island Icons Trail

Grab your walking buddies and hike to the four iconic Hamilton Island landmarks, where you will be rewarded with spectacular views.

Hamilton Island Wildlife

Get up close to iconic Australian wildlife - including koalas, kangaroos and a crocodile, at Hamilton Island Wildlife.

Island Hair and Beauty

Island Hair and Beauty offers a professional team, that provides a selection of treatments and services for men, women and children.

Spa qualia

Perfectly perched at the highest point of the resort to catch the soft sea breezes, Spa qualia offers the ultimate in sensory indulgence. Choose from a selection of unique treatments that use beautiful, natural Australian products.

Spa wumurdaylin

Warm and relaxed, and with a focus on capturing the natural beauty and essence of the Whitsundays, Spa wumurdaylin offers a soothing, organic and tranquil spa experience.

Ways to explore Hamilton Island:

Create your own adventure

Hire a golf buggy and cruise around the island at your own pace, test your skills on the go-karting track, or take an exciting bush tour on a quad bike.  

Admire the view

Thanks to its steep, island terrain, Hamilton Island offers some truly magnificent vantage points and walking trails. Simply put your walking shoes on, and find a path that’s right for you. For something different, you can even organise a hiking tour to another island within the Whitsundays. 

Go bowling

The island even has its own bowling centre - where you can enjoy a fun glow-in-the-dark evening game. 

Hit the water

The waterways close to the island are teaming with marine life. Explore them at your own pace by hiring a dingy, sea kayak or even a stand up paddleboard from Hamilton Island Beach Sports on Catseye Beach.   

Take some time out

Take a break from exploring the island, and visit the luxurious and decadent Spa wumurdaylin.

Go shopping

Whether you’re looking for food, fashion or even art, Hamilton Island offers plenty of opportunities to shop (or window shop). 

Take a dip

As well as some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches, Hamilton Island offers a whole selection of pools where you can relax, have fun, and quickly settle into island life. 

Enjoy live music

Late every Sunday afternoon, Hamilton Island hosts Marina Daze - a rotation of live music on the lawns overlooking the Hamilton Island Marina. 

Work up a sweat

If you’ve had enough rest and relaxation, you can also get active at the island’s fully-equipped gym, hire a tennis court or make your way to the Aquatic Driving Range in Palm Valley.  

Take a tour

If you’re after some organised fun, Hamilton Island offer a huge selection of professional tours - ranging from bushwalking expeditions, to audio walking tours that you can download to your own smartphone. 

Learn a new skill

For a truly unique holiday experience, Hamilton Island also offers a whole range of classes all year round - including photography lessons, art classes and master classes with renowned Australian chefs.