Hamilton Island on Australia’s East Coast of Queensland is the leading island resort destination in the Whitsundays, and the main base for diving and snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef.
Direct vacation flights land at Hamilton Island’s airport from Australia’s capital cities, including Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns.
The vacation begins as soon as your arrival to Hamilton Island, the main entry for the Whitsunday Islands and Great Barrier Reef. The reef’s amazing diving, marine life and beautiful coral outcrops are just a two-hour trip from Hamilton Island, and the white sands of Whitehaven Beach is the ideal half-day adventure.
The Whitsundays offers the uniquely perfect year-round weather and climate, making it the ideal place for a vacation, and well as having so much scenery, and of course the amazing Great Barrier Reef right at your doorstep.
You can snorkel or dive the Great Barrier Reef and swim with the with dolphins and angel fish, or dive into the depths of the amazing coral canyons, getting up close with the local marine life, including the giant rays and turtles. If you love the water, bareboat sail from island to island, or see the Reef from above on a scenic helicopter flight, taking in so much more of the picturesque scenery. From above or below, the Great Barrier Reef is one of the world’s most amazing natural wonders.
With even more than 74 islands to choose from, chances are you’ll find your perfect island haven in the Whitsundays. The boaties sail from island to island, whilest the snorkellers dive the Great Barrier Reef and beach-lovers make a regular journey to the amazing white sands of Whitehaven Beach.
Explore the world’s most spectacular beach – Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island in the Whitsundays. Whitehaven’s kilometres of pure white sand, protected azure water and fresh bushland are just 30 minutes from Hamilton Island by catamaran.
And if you love a little sport while on vacation, then a day of golfing, fishing, kayaking or snorkelling is simply moments away from Hamilton Island.
Hamilton Island offers a great array of holiday accommodation to suit every budget, so whether you just want a break with the family, or maybe a luxury romantic vacation at with amazing views that don’t cost the price of the exclusive, but overpriced 6 star resort, you’ll find there is something for everyone.
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