Escaping for an idyllic island holiday is a dream for most, but with amazing locations like Hamilton Island waiting just off the coastline, you don’t even need to head overseas to have an incredible island experience. A tropical getaway is closer than you think, and Hamilton Island is packed full of incredible things to see and do while you’re there. If you’re looking for reasons to take a trip to this spectacular destination, check out these top 5 holiday ideas on Hamilton Island.
Explore the Island
This beautiful island getaway is simply waiting to be discovered by the inquisitive traveller. Spend the day exploring on foot, hiking the trails and visiting the Wildlife Park to get closer to nature and meet some of the animal inhabitants of the island. For those seeking something with a little more adrenaline, why not take a quad bike tour to discover the island at a faster pace while still immersing yourself in the natural beauty of this stunning destination.
Discover Gourmet Decadence
Thanks to its location, the seafood on Hamilton is simply world class. It isn’t just all about the bounty of the sea however, with this exclusive destination being heralded as the Whitsunday’s home of fine food and wine. The real foodies should check out the Great Barrier Feast Series, a celebration that brings together some of the best chefs from around Australia for master classes, sumptuous tastings and incredible dinner feasts.
Great Barrier Reef Experience
With the Great Barrier Reef on the doorstep, a trip to this amazing natural wonder of the world is almost a necessity for any visitor on the island. Take a scenic cruise, snorkel the shallows or even go diving to explore the reef’s incredible diversity. You’ll be astounded by the sheer abundance of marine life and the amazing rainbow colours that the reef offers. See turtles, dolphins, manta rays and even whales playing amongst the thousands of species of tropical fish and elegant corals.
Anyone with a keen interest in golfing will already know about Australia’s only island championship course, and if you don’t, it’s time to find out! Situated on neighbouring Dent Island, the course has been designed by champion golfer Peter Thompson to both thrill and challenge players of every level.
Of course, any trip to Hamilton Island demands that you spend some time getting acquainted with the stunningly pristine beaches and soak up some sun. Whether you just want to sit back and relax or take part in some water sports, life on Hamilton Islands revolves around its incredible beach culture.