Hamilton Island is one of the 74 tropical islands in the Coral Sea between the Queensland Coast and the Great Barrier Reef and as the most developed island it boasts a multitude of facilities, activities and accommodations to suit all tastes and budgets.
Choose from standard hotel rooms, deluxe self-contained apartments or a five star luxury 'Beach Club' and enjoy anything from nature walks and snorkeling to sea-kayaking, dolphin and whale watching and scenic helicopter flights.
Exploring the island
Many people consider Hamilton as more of a small-town than an island resort however at over three square miles in size, and with 70% of the island still untouched bushland, you will discover that modern conveniences do not compromise or detract from the idyllic location and stunning views across the cobalt Coral Sea.
With the lively marina serving as the hub of 'island life' there is a distinctively relaxed nautical feel that attracts keen yachtsmen and domestic and international tourists alike.
Around Hamilton Island
You will find Hamilton Island is perfectly located to explore the Great Barrier Reef and neighboring islands and the famously beautiful white silica sands of Whitehaven Beach which is just a 20-minute boat trip away.
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Suggested itineraries featuring Hamilton Island
Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Hamilton Island, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
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Map of Hamilton Island
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Places near Hamilton Island
- The Whitsunday Islands 11 kilometers away
- Airlie Beach 27 kilometers away
- The Great Barrier Reef 98 kilometers away
- Orpheus Island 322 kilometers away
- Queensland 348 kilometers away
- Wilson Island 450 kilometers away
- Heron Island 461 kilometers away
Photos of Hamilton Island
Accommodation choices for Hamilton Island
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Hamilton Island. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.
Hamilton Island Reef View HotelHamilton Island
Hamilton Island Beach ClubHamilton Island