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    BNE
    Brisbane
    HTI
    Hamilton Island
    Qantas

    Thu, Feb 1 - Sun, Feb 4
    USD 136
    SYD
    Sydney
    HTI
    Hamilton Island

    Fri, Dec 1 - Fri, Dec 8
    USD 220
    MEL
    Melbourne
    HTI
    Hamilton Island
    Virgin Australia

    Tue, Aug 15 - Sun, Aug 20
    USD 220
    ADL
    Adelaide
    HTI
    Hamilton Island
    Qantas

    Tue, Nov 21 - Sun, Nov 26
    USD 325
    GLT
    Gladstone
    HTI
    Hamilton Island
    Virgin Australia

    Mon, Oct 16 - Wed, Oct 18
    USD 341
    NTL
    Newcastle
    HTI
    Hamilton Island
    Virgin Australia

    Tue, Oct 10 - Mon, Oct 16
    USD 349
    CBR
    Canberra
    HTI
    Hamilton Island
    Virgin Australia

    Mon, Jul 17 - Fri, Jul 21
    USD 365
    AVV
    Geelong
    HTI
    Hamilton Island

    Tue, Mar 6 - Thu, Mar 8
    USD 371
    BNK
    Ballina
    HTI
    Hamilton Island

    Sun, Aug 20 - Fri, Aug 25
    USD 378
    HBA
    Hobart
    HTI
    Hamilton Island
    Virgin Australia

    Sat, Sep 2 - Sat, Sep 16
    USD 396
Arriving at Hamilton Island

Cheap flights direct to Hamilton Island leave from Brisbane and Sydney. Other direct flights can be booked from Melbourne and Cairns. Hamilton Island is the only Whitsunday island with its own airport, but it can also be accessed via a 30-minute ferry ride from Shute Harbour on the mainland. Each commercial flight arriving at Hamilton Island Airport is met by the free airport transfer service, which takes visitors to their hotel, self-catering apartment or holiday home. The airport is only five minutes from the island’s resorts. For boaties the island has a 230-berth marina sailors can access.

Getting around Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island is a car-free destination. Golf buggies are the main form of transport and something of an icon on the island. The covered buggies seat two or four people, and are easy to drive. Buggies can be hired by the hour, for two or three hours, or for the day (8.30am to 4.30pm) and bookings are recommended in peak periods. There is also a free island shuttle, which follows three routes around the island. Several services an hour are scheduled from 7am to 11pm daily. The shuttles pick up and drop off at convenient stops throughout Hamilton Island’s different precincts, including the Marina Village, Catseye Beach, resorts and One Tree Hill. The round-trip route around the island takes just over half an hour.

Attractions in Hamilton Island

There are more than 60 activities to choose from on Hamilton Island. In the action category travellers can opt to take part in sailing, go-karting, jet skiing, quad biking and of course diving and snorkeling. Other options include tennis, mini-golf and target shooting. Nature lovers can take a host of walks and tours and there are also the many hundreds of islands of the Whitsunday passage to explore.

Shopping, Dining and Night Life in Hamilton Island

There are more than a dozen restaurants on the island to suit a variety of budgets. For a cheap option visit the grocery store and cook up a storm back at your accommodation. The main shopping centre on the island is the Marina Village, where visitors can browse for local art, fashion and jewellery, or pick up a cheap souvenir from speciality stores. Hamilton Island guests staying at qualia have exclusive access to the qualia Boutique, stocking an exquisite range of ladies’ and men’s designer wear. There is a wide variety of bars on the island, from the informal Reef Lounge at the Reef View Hotel, to the vibrant late-night destination Boheme’s Nightclub. Don’t forget to soak in the famous Whitsunday sunset with cocktails at One Tree Hill.

Flight stats for Hamilton Island - did you know?
  • Hamilton Island Airport (Hamilton Island, Australia)
    • Right now, 8 airlines operate out of Hamilton Island Airport.
    • Hamilton Island Airport offers nonstop flights to 4 cities.
    • Every week, at least 252 domestic flights and 0 international flights depart from Hamilton Island Airport.

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