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Discover Hamilton Island in VIRTUAL REALITY

This revolutionary three dimensional, 360 degree, virtual experience takes you on a journey to Hamilton Island, Whitehaven Beach, the Great Barrier Reef and more.

Hamilton Island in Virtual Reality

Hamilton Island, Qantas and Samsung have partnered to create a unique and exciting virtual reality experience of one of Australia's most popular and scenic holiday destinations.

In this revolutionary three dimensional, 360 degree Virtual Tourism experience, you can fly with the pilots in the cockpit of a Qantas jet as it lands at Hamilton Island airport, relax at the world-class luxurious resort qualia, swim with sea turtles and an abundance of tropical marine life in the Great Barrier Reef, play golf at Hamilton Island’s Championship golf course, enjoy breathtaking aerial views from a helicopter tour over the iconic heart reef, and sail to the magnificent Whitehaven Beach on a yacht. 

View a 2D teaser video showing some of the highlights you can expect to discover.

Ways to experience Hamilton Island in 360 Virtual Reality:

  • YouTube 360 Video
    Experience Hamilton Island in Virtual Reality via YouTube's 360 video service which allows you to look in any direction and when you want—not just where the camera is pointing. This new 360 technology works in Chrome browsers where you can tap and drag to look around. Smartphones with the YouTube app installed will be able to view the interactive content when clicking on the YouTube link allowing viewers to experience Hamilton Island by moving their phone in the direction they want to go. Users without YouTube’s app installed or who view on different web browsers will still be able to watch the content however it will be supplied in a flattened mode without the 360 functionality.

    Watch the YouTube 360 Video
  • Samsung Shelf - Oculus Rift Store
    If you own a Samsung Gear VR headset, you can find the Hamilton Island Virtual Reality experience on the Samsung Shelf in the Oculus Rift Store.

Discover the Virtual Reality locations and experience it for yourself

QF Plane

The only Whitsundays Island with its own commercial airport, Hamilton Island Airport services direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns allowing you to be by the pool straight after landing.


 

qualia long pavilion

qualia’s signature restaurant, the Long Pavilion features spectacular views of the Whitsundays. Offering modern Australian cuisine, Executive Chef Doug Innes-Will delivers an innovative and inspired menu that reflects the best available produce.

qualia windward pavilion

For pure holiday luxury, qualia’s Windward Pavilions offer private, infinity-edge plunge pools, magnificent views, and understated designer furnishings.


 

Whitehaven Beach Hill inlet

Whitehaven Beach is one of the world’s most unspoiled and beautiful beaches. On the northern end of Whitehaven Beach, the swirls of Hill Inlet is one of the most picturesque spots in the Whitsundays - with white, silica sand, turquoise water, and an abundance of marine life.

Heart Reef

The iconic and beautiful Heart Reef is a natural coral formation shaped like a heart located within Hardy Reef a short 30 min helicopter ride from Hamilton Island.


 

Bait Reef

Discover all the beauty and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef with a visit to some of its most secluded and precious areas, on this unforgettable day trip to Bait Reef from Hamilton Island with Explore Group.

Passage peak

Exploring Hamilton Island on foot is a great way to explore its natural beauty. The trail to Passage Peak is a spectacular walk offering awe-inspiring 360 views of the Whitsundays from the Island’s highest vantage point.


 

Pebble Beach qualia

Situated in one of the world’s most spectacular locations, and with a range of world-class facilities, including this beautiful pool area, qualia offers the ultimate in understated Australian luxury.

Hole 14 – Hamilton Island Golf Club

With an 18-hole championship golf course, sleek, modern Clubhouse, and a friendly professional team, the Hamilton Island Golf Club sits right alongside Hamilton Island on its very own Dent Island.


 

Bougainvillea Pool

The Bougainvillea Pool on Hamilton Island is located with picturesque views across Catseye Beach. It is a perfect location for guests to relax and enjoy the warm island weather.

Hamilton Island wildlife park

WILD LIFE Hamilton Island gives you the opportunity to get up close to all kinds of Australian marsupials, snakes, lizards, koalas, kangaroos and a crocodile.


 

Spa qualia

Hamilton Island offers two unique day spas both designed for complete relaxation and rejuvenation, and offer a range of unique Australian treatments using soothing, natural products.

Long pavilion restaurant

qualia’s signature restaurant, the Long Pavilion offers spectacular dining locations with breathtaking views. Offering modern Australian cuisine, Executive Chef Doug Innes-Will delivers an innovative and inspired menu that reflects the best available produce.


 

Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday Island’s famous beach stretches for seven kilometres and is washed by swirls of turquoise, blue and green water. The sand is 98 per cent pure white silica, which gives it a brilliant, near luminescent colour.

Hamilton Island Marina

Hamilton Island’s Marina offers a selection of laid-back cafes, restaurants and a bakery. Browse some of the clothing, souvenir and specialty shops or simply take in the views of the yachts and boats moored in the harbour.


 

Bommie Deck

The all-day outdoor bar at the Hamilton Island Yacht Club is the perfect place to enjoy a beverage or two as you watch the sun setting over the Whitsundays.

Discover the Virtual Reality locations and experience it for yourself

Qantas Plane


The only Whitsundays Island with its own commercial airport, Hamilton Island Airport services direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns allowing you to be by the pool straight after landing.
Discover more

qualia long pavilion


qualia’s signature restaurant, the Long Pavilion features spectacular views of the Whitsundays. Offering modern Australian cuisine, Executive Chef Doug Innes-Will delivers an innovative and inspired menu that reflects the best available produce.
Discover more

qualia windward pavilion


For pure holiday luxury, qualia’s Windward Pavilions offer private, infinity-edge plunge pools, magnificent views, and understated designer furnishings.
Discover more

Whitehaven Beach Hill inlet


Whitehaven Beach is one of the world’s most unspoiled and beautiful beaches. On the northern end of Whitehaven Beach, the swirls of Hill Inlet is one of the most picturesque spots in the Whitsundays - with white, silica sand, turquoise water, and an abundance of marine life.
Discover more

Heart Reef


The iconic and beautiful Heart Reef is a natural coral formation shaped like a heart located within Hardy Reef a short 30 min helicopter ride from Hamilton Island.
Discover more

Bait Reef


Discover all the beauty and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef with a visit to some of its most secluded and precious areas, on this unforgettable day trip to Bait Reef from Hamilton Island with Explore Group.
Discover more

Passage Peak


Exploring Hamilton Island on foot is a great way to explore its natural beauty. The trail to Passage Peak is a spectacular walk offering awe-inspiring 360 views of the Whitsundays from the Island’s highest vantage point.
Discover more

Pebble Beach qualia


Situated in one of the world’s most spectacular locations, and with a range of world-class facilities, including this beautiful pool area, qualia offers the ultimate in understated Australian luxury.
Discover more

Hole 14 – Hamilton Island Golf Club


With an 18-hole championship golf course, sleek, modern Clubhouse, and a friendly professional team, the Hamilton Island Golf Club sits right alongside Hamilton Island on its very own Dent Island.
Discover more

Bougainvillea Pool


The Bougainvillea Pool on Hamilton Island is located with picturesque views across Catseye Beach. It is a perfect location for guests to relax and enjoy the warm island weather.
Discover more

Hamilton Island Wildlife Park


WILD LIFE Hamilton Island gives you the opportunity to get up close to all kinds of Australian marsupials, snakes, lizards, koalas, kangaroos and a crocodile.
Discover more

Spa qualia


Hamilton Island offers two unique day spas both designed for complete relaxation and rejuvenation, and offer a range of unique Australian treatments using soothing, natural products.
Discover more

Long Pavilion Restaurant


qualia’s signature restaurant, the Long Pavilion offers spectacular dining locations with breathtaking views. Offering modern Australian cuisine, Executive Chef Doug Innes-Will delivers an innovative and inspired menu that reflects the best available produce.
Discover more

Whitehaven Beach


Whitsunday Island’s famous beach stretches for seven kilometres and is washed by swirls of turquoise, blue and green water. The sand is 98 per cent pure white silica, which gives it a brilliant, near luminescent colour.
Discover more

Hamilton Island Marina


Hamilton Island’s Marina offers a selection of laid-back cafes, restaurants and a bakery. Browse some of the clothing, souvenir and specialty shops or simply take in the views of the yachts and boats moored in the harbour.
Discover more

Bommie Deck


The all-day outdoor bar at the Hamilton Island Yacht Club is the perfect place to enjoy a beverage or two as you watch the sun setting over the Whitsundays.
Discover more

QANTAS FLIGHTS

Qantas is widely regarded as one of the world's leading airline and one of the strongest brands in Australia.  Qantas currently operates 16 return flights per week to Hamilton Island from Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Cairns. 
 

Call 1300 963 877 to book flights