Hamilton Island Things to Do

  • Whitehaven Beach by sea plane
    Whitehaven Beach by sea plane
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    coral and algae
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    View from the bus
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    Snorkel or scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef

    by lindyz Written Jun 9, 2009

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    We did a day trip out to the Fantasea Reefworld which was a great experience, except for Georgia who wasnt too keen on the idea! No visit to the Whitsundays would be complete without a visit to one of the Wonders of the World - The Great Barrier Reef.

    Thousands of colourful tropical fish Georgia on the pontoon Coral as from underwater viewing room Kids sitting in underwater viewing room

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  • Great Barrier Reef

    by mikp Written May 10, 2007

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    Experience one of the wonders of the world's & you'll want to spend a day here. You can get up close with thousands of different species of marine life and beautiful corals. There are easy to follow snorkelling coral trails & try a bit of Scuba diving in the beautiful coral reefs in the world, or just sit back & relax & enjoy the amazing view from the pontoon.

    A day on the reef is an experience of a lifetime

    This is a must if you find yourself in Queensland. The trip is amazing & the tour includes all snorkelling equipment, a sealed snorkel mouthpiece, access to 50 seat underwater viewing chamber, a buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea & bottomless tea & coffee. Just remember to take a towel.

    This tour is throught Fantasea Tours, leaving @ 8:50am & Returns 5:30pm (Direct to Hamilton Island)

    Adults - $195.00, Students/Senior Citizens - $165.00 Children (5-15 yrs inclusive) - $90.00
    Introductory Dive Package (cruise and 1 dive) prebooked $295.00

    Pontoon
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    • Aquarium
    • Diving and Snorkeling

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    The Marina, Good Viewing Anytime

    by Mikebb Written Dec 26, 2006

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    The marina is the place to go when you have had enough of the resort pools and restaurants. It is a 10 to 15 minute walk from most resort accommodation and when you arrive you are greeted by the complete range of craft from small runabouts to luxury launches which travel the world. For those interested in doing their own thing you can hire powered runabouts to to go fishing or just look around the harbour and island bays, or perhaps hire a sail boat for a day or two.There are charter boats which will take you to the coral reefs, fishing etc.
    There are a number of shops around the marina including the General Store for grocery items, clothing shops, ice cream parlour, restaurants etc .

    Looking Across Hamilton Harbour A Boaties Paradise Looking Back From The Water, Some Nice Boats Returning From A Day's Fishing More Yachts & Boats
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    • Family Travel
    • Budget Travel

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    Whitsunday Views From One Tree Hill

    by Mikebb Written Dec 25, 2006

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    Fabulous views are guaranteed from most parts of Hamilton Island, however our favourite was One Tree Hill one of the highest points on the island and easy to reach by buggy or free bus service. The expansive views of the islands and beautiful waters will always remain in your memory but you must take your camera show you can share the moment with family and friends. I recommend you take a drink with you to quench your thirst.

    One Tree Hill Whitsundays Passage Viewed From One Tree Hill Blue Waters Of Whitsundays Passage Cruis Boat at Anchor The Beauty of The Whitsundays.
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    • Hiking and Walking
    • Eco-Tourism

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    Hamilton Island Resort Pools

    by Mikebb Updated Dec 25, 2006

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    There are many pools available to resort guests, all are of different size and have attributes fitting their location, some pools are located for individual resort accommodations, where others are located in a central position close to the beach, restaurants and resort shops. We swam at the Main Pool which was a large pool designed around the landscape, with a bar in the pool where you can swim up and sit in the water with your drink. This pool had some secluded spots where you could soak up the sun and read a book without being disturbed.
    There was another nice pool , the Dolphin Pool which was alongside the Toucan Tango Cafe & Bar which enabled you to have breakfast or lunch either before or after a swim, or just sit having a coffee and look out over the pool and beautiful gardens.

    Dolphin Pool View over Beach To Whitsundays Pool Bar, Main Pool On My Way To Main Pool View Of Catseye Beach & Bay Dolphin Pool with Toucan Tango Cafe & Bar
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    • Seniors

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  • Good book and a poolside chair....perfect

    by lachydragon Written Oct 29, 2005

    This was the first holiday in a while that I really managed to just plonk myself down on a sun lounge by the pool and spend the day there. A good book, bottle of water and tube of sunscreen and I was all set!

    Thought you might like this picture - got creative with the camera on my tummy and the book with the lovely backdrop of palms! Don't you wish you were there! LOL

    Catching a spot of reading!
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  • Find your favourite pool

    by lachydragon Updated Oct 29, 2005

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    The resort boasts many pools, we spent a bit of time roving around to find out favourite one. Drinks by the Bougainvillea Pool were definitely popular and a great spot to be in the evenings at sunset. The pools are a good option at low-tide when the beach isn't as attractive for swimming - to get a decent swim you have to go a fair way out across the tidal flats.

    The very tropical Bougainvillea Pool
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  • Catch some great views from the Chapel

    by lachydragon Written Oct 29, 2005

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    Head on up the hill behind the Pam Terraces and you will hit the little Chapel. Used for Island weddings, this chapel has a wonderful outlook and you get some great views looking down to the resort and across towards Passage Peak along the long white stretch of the beach.

    If it not hard to find your way up here, just follow the signposts. A nice way to work up a bit of a sweat to justify another trip to the beach or a pool!

    Looking down to the sweep of the bay and the reort
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    • Spa and Resort
    • Beaches

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  • The wonder of Whitehaven

    by Angelblue71 Written Jan 18, 2005

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    You must see Whitehaven Beach. It is abosultely beautiful and has been voted internationally as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

    It does make a difference when you go though, having been a few times, this last time was very overcast and high tide and unfortunately it didn't look anywhere near as amazing as it does normally.

    If you can afford a private yacht or boat charter, I'd highly recommend it. Some of the tours out there did not seem too pleasant at all.

    We were lucky enough to meet some great people who invited us out on their yacht and even cooked us a bbq.Talk about lucky.

    Sorry, will find a better photo soon
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    • Beaches
    • Backpacking

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    Water sports

    by Josilver Written Jul 12, 2013

    Kayaking, sailing and paddle boarding are available to do off Catseye beach. Kayaking and paddle boarding are about $20 an hour. Some hotels offer free water sports included in their price.

    Kayaking and paddle boarding
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