: Hamilton Island
: Hamilton Harbour
: Catseye Beach
: Resort Centre or Marina Village
: Dent Island
: Resort centre or Marina Village
You can fly direct to Hamilton Island from Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne or Cairns. There is also a regular ferry service from Airlie Beach and Shute Harbour.
Hamilton Island in the beautiful Whitsundays Queensland. Hamilton Island is nestled amongst the Whitsunday Islands, a group of 74 islands just off the Queensland Coast and at the edge of the world famous Great Barrier Reef. Direct two hour flights from Sydney, three hour flights from Melbourne, and one hour flights from Brisbane and Cairns with easy connecting flights from all other capital cities, makes getting there a breeze. Hamilton Island is the largest inhabited Island in the Whitsunday Group.
Activities on Hamilton Island:
You can snorkel, scuba dive or swim off the reef and witness one of the world's most spectacular natural wonders and its abundant array of ocean life.
Hamilton Island offers the promise of a tropical getaway where you'll be spoiled for choice with plenty of opportunities to try something new.
Golf: Located in the heart of the Whitsundays, the Hamilton Island Golf Course and Golf Club is not only setting a new standard in golfing in Australia but rivals the most spectacular golf courses in the world.
Designed by champion golfer Peter Thompson and located on Dent Island, a 10 minute ferry ride from Hamilton Island, the par 71, 18 hole course is the only championship island golf course in Australia.
The undulating course is impeccably maintained and offers golfing enthusiast of all levels a challenging round while constantly been mesmerised by the 360 degree views of the turquoise Whitsunday waterways and pristine islands all dotted with startlingly pretty beaches.
The course is designed as a series of holes strung along the islands ridges and is played across steep valleys where grass tress and hoop pines grow in luxuriant abandon. From beginners, to experts, caddies and friends, you cannot be anything but impressed with the design and construction feat that has been achieved with this island built course.
The course features two distinctly different nine-hole circuits returning to a central clubhouse. The outward nine holes are a more compact layout around the centre of the island and the inward nine are strung out along the ridges to the south.
Dent Island is easily accessed via a quick ten minute ferry transfer from the Hamilton Island Marina.