Is Hamilton Island good for families?

Hamilton Island offers a huge selection of tours that are suitable for the whole family - including day trips to Reefworld on the Great Barrier Reef, as well as to world-renowned Whitehaven Beach. Ask at the Hamilton Island Tour Desk about which tours are the most suitable for your family.

Which Whitsunday Island is best for families?

Hamilton Island

What is the best time of year to visit Hamilton Island?

April - June Boasting clear skies, minimal rain and plenty of sunshine, April through June is a great time to visit Hamilton Island. As the weather begins to cool off, Hamilton Island temperatures average at a balmy 24°C making it a great time to explore the regions beautiful scenery and reef.

Is it worth staying on Hamilton Island?

It's great to stay on Hamilton with your golf buggy in a holiday villa and head out for dinner with your large group, but the island is very expensive and frankly, the beaches here are not as beautiful as the others in the Whitsundays.

Are there crocodiles in Hamilton Island?

While sightings of crocs are very rare around the islands themselves, they typically are seen along the mainland.

Is Hamilton Island boring?

Unless you are into water sports or want to go out to the barrier reef (1 day) Hamilton Island is boring, boring, boring and expensive. ... Self-contained island with its own little town and enough activities to keep everyone entertained.

Is Hamilton Island Expensive?

Hamilton Island is very very expensive. There is a lot of choice for food but is extremely overpriced e.g. packet of chips in Reef View Hotel lobby $7.

Can you swim on Hamilton Island?

Yes, you most certainly can swim when you visit Hamilton Island! The main swimming pool with swim-up bar next to Catseye Beach./span>

How long does it take to walk around Hamilton Island?

10 minute

Does Hamilton Island have a supermarket?

There is a well stocked IGA Supermarket on Hamilton Island, located on Front Street, in the Marina Village. Ideal to stock up on all your grocery items to take back to your self contained Hamilton Island accommodation.

Is there WIFI on Hamilton Island?

Wireless hotspots are available at the Hamilton Island Resort Centre. Very convenient for those that have to do a little business while on their Hamilton Island holiday.

How much does it cost to hire a buggy on Hamilton Island?

4 seater buggies can be hired on Hamilton Island for approximately $99 per day. Please call directly on

Do you need a buggy on Hamilton Island?

If you want to explore the island at your own pace - or if you're staying at accommodation that's further away from the action, you may wish to hire a buggy. There are both 2-seater and 4-seater buggies for hire.

Is there a ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island?

Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Cruise Whitsundays. ... The crossing operates up to 63 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour.

How old do you have to be to drive a buggy in Hamilton Island?

21 years old

Is Hamilton Island still open?

Popular Australian destination Hamilton Island, has announced the reopening of its hotels and resort operations on Aug. ... Since closing in March due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Hamilton Island team has been busy rejuvenating the island to ensure it remains pristine and ready to welcome back guests./span>

How do I get from Hamilton Island to Airlie Beach?

Passenger ferry services operate from the Hamilton Island Marina. The 60 minute ferry trip from Airlie Beach departs from two convenient locations at either Port Of Airlie Marina or Shute Harbour (just south of Airlie Beach), with more than a dozen services throughout the day.

Can you take your car to Hamilton Island?

All vehicles are required to be at the terminal at the commencement of the load time. All drivable vehicles requiring travel to Hamilton Island must have an approved Temporary Vehicle Permit (TVP). This will be included as part of the booking process.

Is there a car ferry to Hamilton Island?

The only island which has a regular ferry to it (not a car ferry) is Hamilton Island./span>

How do I get from Hamilton Island to Daydream Island?

How to get there. Getting to Daydream Island is easy. Fly in to Hamilton Island and then relax for the 30 minute launch transfer to Daydream Island with Cruise Whitsundays. Alternatively, travel to Port of Airlie in Airlie Beach on the mainland and take the Cruise Whitsundays launch transfer to the island.

Are dogs allowed on Hamilton Island?

Unfortunately, your Dog, Cats and pets in general are not allowed to be brought with you to Hamilton Island on Holiday. There are a number of reasons why your dog and especially cats are not allowed to be brought with you when you're coming to Hamilton Island for a holiday or to live and work.

Are dogs allowed on Whitehaven Beach?

There are to be NO animals travel to The Great Barrier Reef or Whitehaven Beach due to Marine and National Park legislation without the approval of the GMO. ... o Dogs may travel on the outer deck areas of the vessels on the premise they are maintained on a lead and in direct supervision of the owner.

How long does it take to get from Hamilton Island to Daydream Island?

The ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Daydream Island takes 35 min including transfers and departs every four hours.há 7 dias

How long is the ferry from Hamilton Island to Hayman Island?

Luxury boat transfers are approximately 60-minutes while seaplane and helicopter rides are a short 15-minutes from Hamilton Island to Hayman Island.

How do I get from Hamilton Island to Long Island?

There is no direct connection from Hamilton Island to Long Island. However, you can take the ferry to Shute Harbour then take the ferry to Palm Bay. Alternatively, you can take a ferry from Hamilton Island to Long Island via Port of Airlie in around 2h 40m.

How do I get from Hamilton Island to Whitehaven Beach?

Whitehaven Beach is just a thirty-minute trip on a high-speed catamaran, and Hamilton Island offers several Whitehaven Beach day trips and Whitehaven Beach tours. You can explore the beach via a helicopter or seaplane from the island, and can also sail to Whitehaven Beach on one of the island's yachts.

How do I get from Cairns to Hamilton Island?

The cheapest way to get from Cairns to Hamilton Island is to bus and ferry via Shute Harbour which costs $120 - $170 and takes 12h 33m. What is the fastest way to get from Cairns to Hamilton Island? The quickest way to get from Cairns to Hamilton Island is to fly which costs $270 - $700 and takes 4h 52m./span>

How much is the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island?

The quickest way to get from Shute Harbour (Station) to Hamilton Island is to ferry which costs $62 and takes 35 min.há 7 dias

How do I get from Port Douglas to Hamilton Island?

There are 5 ways to get from Port Douglas to Hamilton Island by bus, ferry, train, shuttle or plane

  1. Take the bus from Port Douglas to Cairns.
  2. Take the bus from Cairns Central Station to Airlie Beach.
  3. Take the ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina.

How do I get from Proserpine to Hamilton Island?

There is no direct connection from Proserpine to Hamilton Island. However, you can take the line 1 bus to Shute Harbour, take the walk to Shute Harbour, then take the ferry to Hamilton Island Marina.há 7 dias