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Hamilton Island Bowling Alley

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Address: Resort Drive, 4803, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4946 8305
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13:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 13:30 - 21:00
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If you're looking for a different kind of holiday activity, Hamilton...

If you're looking for a different kind of holiday activity, Hamilton Island's bowling alley offers family-friendly games, from 1.30Pm - 9.00Pm every day.

What you'll love about Island Bowling:

- Try your hand at 9-pin bowling - an original bowling game that dates back to the 11th century.

- Fun for the whole family - with small children even catered for, with bumpers and ramps.

- Try night bowling! As the sun goes down, the Island Bowling transforms with glow in the dark lanes, pins, balls and state-of-the-art lighting.

- Plenty of room - with seven lanes, an amusement arcade, and a fully-licensed bar.

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Wasn't sure what to expect at the bowling alley, however we did have a lot of good fun. There are lots of mini games to play instead of one long game which makes bowling less... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 July 2016
Georgia R
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Lilydale, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$49 for the hour with as many games as you can get in. Lots of fun options via the computer. Great value for money. Wear runners so you don't have to wear their shoes. Grant was pretty busy but was extremely friendly and very helpful. Ring and book so you guarantee yourself a lane.

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Thank A T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

While the staff member was a delightful young man I found the string/rope across the bowling lane very annoying. We did still have fun notwithstanding a couple of glitches where the game and scores disappeared. The good staff member gave us a new lane and we had no further issues.

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Yellow rock
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you James for going above and beyond in giving us a great "first" bowling experience for our son. Appreciate your guidance - we had a "ball"!

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1 Thank Debjaylu
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6 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We booked for an hour on arrival our lane was not functioning the new lane we were placed in kept malfunctioning, each time we went to speak to the staff they were too busy talking amongst them selves or flirting the guests at the bar. All up we booked for and hour , but only had 20 minutes of play... More 

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1 Thank Skye H
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Wow how much fun you can have after the sun is gone playing 10 pin bowlIng... Bianca is the manager and a great fun girl... The bowling balls only have 2 holes and are light, but the alley is short with fun games to play.... Oh and the best part is that it is LICENSED... Great fun ..

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1 Thank peter b
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19 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect at the bowling alley, however we did have a lot of good fun. There are lots of mini games to play instead of one long game which makes bowling less boring. Although it can be quite costly for the hour at $50 for 1 hour and $30 for extra half hours

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1 Thank Georgia R
Wyong, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

visited the bowling alley before dinner one night. We had a great time. Different to the normal ten pin bowling as there are many different games to play. Hired the lane for one hour and it was good value. Can use your own shoes which is a bonus. We even had some popcorn bought over to us - on the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We booked two lanes for our 9 teenagers. They had a great hour after they worked out the smaller balls and lanes. You can wear you own shoes. Lots of snacks and drinks if you want to eat while you play. A pleasant way to spend an hour having a laugh!

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1 Thank fiona9596
Sydney
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We loved the bowling. The different technology and format was a change from AMF bowling you get on the Australian mainland - and a lot more fun. The different kinds of games meant anyone could win and indeed across our group of 9 everyone won at least once. Snakes and ladders and arithmetic were favourites. Had us all laughing when... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

We spent some time with friends and had a great time bowling over some drinks after dinner one night . Its a great sport if you are on holidays with kids as there is an arcade beside the bowling also.

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