Hamilton Island Activities

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Recreation & Activities

Hamilton Island offers its guests a very extensive range of over 40 activities on a daily basis. These include:

  • Cruises to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Cruises to Whitehaven Beach
  • Floodlit Tennis Courts
  • Gymnasium including aerobic classes
  • Yoga
  • Snorkelling
  • Quad biking
  • Scuba Diving
  • Game Fishing
  • Windsurfing
  • Koala Gallery
  • Catamaran and Yacht sailing
  • Tube rides
  • Wake Boarding
  • Aqua aerobics
  • Mini Golf
  • 18 hole Golf Course
  • Bushwalking
  • Target Sports
  • Jet Skis
  • Waterskiing
  • Parasailing
  • Safari Tours
  • Scenic joy flights
  • Dinghy Hire
  • Go-Karting
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Dinner cruises
  • Twilight Sailing
  • 9 Pin Bowling


Hamilton Island Golf Club's oceanfront links are just a five-minute ferry ride away on neighbouring Dent Island. The world-class par 71, 18-hole championship course makes the most of the island's valleys and ridges, with challenging dunes and 360-degree views of Hamilton Island and the Whitsundays. To celebrate that eagle or hole-in-one round, relax with a leisurely meal in the clubhouse restaurant and bar.

General - Bush Walking

For the Kids

Kids Stay Free

On Hamilton Island, kids 0 to 12 years stay for free when sharing with parents and using existing bedding. The Kids Stay and Eat for free offer is not available to conference delegates.

Hamilton Island Golf Course 14th hole


In-room babysitting is available on request. Babysitting charges are available from Reception during your stay.

Hamilton Island Golf Course 14th hole

Kids Club

The Clown Fish Club is an organised day care and child care activities. This facility offers high quality care and is operated by fully qualified childhood leaders. Open Tuesday - Saturday from 8.30am to 5.00pm for children aged between 6 weeks and 14 years. During school holiday periods the Kids Club extends to Monday - Saturday. Choose from the following 3 sessions.

Morning Session 8.30am - 11.30am
Afternoon Session 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Half Day Session 8.30am - 1.30om OR 12.00pm - 5.00pm
Full Day Session 8.30am - 5.00pm

Bookings are essential, but not accepted prior to arrival. It is suggested that guests visit the Clownfish Club on arrival to Hamilton Island. Special rates are available for families with multiple children as are extended visitor passes for longer guests. Meals are not provided for small babies. Bottles and baby food must be supplied if required. Full and half days are available for parents participating in organised tours (conditions apply). Rates for all sessions are available on application and subject to change.


Hamilton Island has a range of restaurants catering for families. Apart from fish and chips on the Marina, Hamilton Island also has a number of restaurants that participate in the Kids Eat Free program. These restaurants include Pool Terrace Restaurant (lunch & dinner), Manta Ray Cafe (breakfast, lunch & dinner), Sails Steak & Seafood Grill (breakfast, lunch & dinner), Wild Life Hamilton Island (breakfast only), and coca chu (dinner only). Please note restaurants are subject to change where children 12 years and under eat free from the children's menu when dining with parents before 7.30pm.

General - Catseye Beach Reef View Pool Escape Beach Aerial Shot