HAMILTON ISLAND - MORE INFO
Hamilton Island is nestled amongst the Whitsunday Island, a group of 74 islands just off the Queensland coast, at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Hamilton Island is one of the most popular Whitsunday islands offering an idyllic island experience.
Set amidst pristine surroundings, Hamilton Island offers a multitude of activities and luxurious accommodation options to suit the most discerning traveller. You'll be spoilt for choice with sea-kayaking, game fishing, scenic helicopter flights and Breakfast with the Koalas at the Koala Gallery. Of course, you might simply want to concentrate on doing nothing at all, and lay around on of the pools, relax on the beach or take advantage of Day Spa. Hamilton Island is also a gateway to other gems in the Whitsundays including Heart Reef, Hill Inlet and Whitehaven Beach.
Every taste and budget is accounted for with Accom Whitsunday from Prestige Houses and luxury apartments to family affordable 1+ bedroom apartments. All our accommodation is fully self-contained and comes with a 4 seater elctric golf buggy for your convenience.
Hamilton Island is easily accessible with direct flights from Sydney (two hours), Melbourne (3 Hours), Brisbane and Carins (1 Hour) with easy connecting flights from all other capital cities. Fly direct from the Hamilton Island airport and you are only a short golf buggy trip away from starting your holiday.
Hamilton Island is also accessible via Ferry services between mainland Australia, Airlie Beach and surrounding resort islands.
Hamilton Island Golf Club
Tee off beside the Whitsundays at the Hamilton Island Golf Club, one of the world's premier golfing destinations. The course is adjacent to Hamilton Island on its own patch of paradise, Dent Island.
Designed by five-time British Open winner Peter Thomson, it is the only championship course in Australia on its own island. The par 71, 18-hole course is on par with Australia's top golfing destinations for its design, location and facilities. Spectacularly located with panoramic Whitsundays views, the Hamilton Island course will challenge and delight weekend golfers and professionals alike.
FACILITIES ON ISLAND
- Mulitple public access pools
- Catseye Beach, sunbathing and water sports
- Recreation Centre: Tennis, Squash, Sauna, Spa, Gym & Fitness Classes
- Medical Centre with onsite/oncall Doctors, Hamilton Island Pharmacy
- General Store
- Post Office
- Westpac Bank and multiple ATM's
- Marina Tavern: TAB, Bistro, Pokies, Pool & Big Screen TV's for sport and a bottle shop
- Bob's Bakery
- Fish & Chip shop
- Ice Cream Shop
- Various boutique and retail shops
- Art Gallery
- Sculpture Gallery/Garden
- Hamilton Island Yacht Club
- Various Restaurants and cafees catering for all tastes and budgets
- A short ferry transfer to Dent Island Golf Club