Activities for all ages and energy levels Lay day activities

When you’re not watching or participating in Race Week, there are more than 60 great activities to choose from on Hamilton Island.

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Lay day activities

Daily tours to the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach, sea kayaking, twilight sailing, game fishing, scenic flights, diving, cuddling a koala, bushwalking, relaxing by the pool, waterskiing... with over 60 different activities you can do everything including nothing at all.

Cruise Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef Adventures

Discover all the colour, diversity and vibrancy of the Great Barrier Reef with this family-friendly day trip from Hamilton Island.

Explore’s Sail & Snorkel Whitehaven & Chalkies Beach

Discover the spectacular beauty of the Whitsundays from above and below the water, with this sailing and snorkelling adventure.

Hamilton Island Air Fly/Cruise to Reefworld

Experience the Great Barrier Reef from helicopter and catamaran - and snorkel or dive to your heart’s content - with this fly and cruise trip to Reefworld on Hardy Reef.

Spa wumurdaylin

Warm and relaxed, and with a focus on capturing the natural beauty and essence of the Whitsundays, Spa wumurdaylin offers a soothing, organic and tranquil spa experience.

Spa qualia

Perfectly perched at the highest point of the resort to catch the soft sea breezes, Spa qualia offers the ultimate in sensory indulgence. Choose from a selection of unique treatments that use beautiful, natural Australian products.

Renegade Fishing Charters

Enjoy a truly memorable fishing charter around Hamilton Island and the Whitsundays with a half day or full day tour with Renegade Fishing Charters.

Buggy Hire

Make the most of holidaying in a car-free destination, and explore the island at your own pace, with a Hamilton Island golf buggy. (Subject to availability)

Quad Bikes for Kids

If your kids have a love of adventure, Hamilton Island’s Quads for Kids will get their adrenalin flowing, in a controlled and safe setting.

Offroad Adventure Tours

For a fun, adventurous and unique holiday experience, why not take an Off Road Tour on an all-terrain vehicle, or ATV?

Jet Ski Tours

If you’re looking for some adventure on your Hamilton Island holiday, you can’t go past a thrilling jet ski tour of the Whitsundays.

Hamilton Island Golf Club

The Hamilton Island Golf Club features one of the world’s most spectacular golf courses, and a contemporary Clubhouse that’s perfect for long, relaxed lunches.

Clownfish Kids Club

Leave your little ones in experienced, trusted hands at the Clownfish Club, and enjoy some precious, child-free time on Hamilton Island.

Hamilton Island Wildlife

Get up close to iconic Australian wildlife - including koalas, kangaroos and a crocodile, at Hamilton Island Wildlife.

Bush & Walking Trails

Bushwalking on Hamilton Island is a great way to experience the hidden coves, beautiful views, and various picnic spots scattered throughout the bushland.

Catseye Beach

The long, picturesque curve of Catseye Beach is an ideal spot for relaxing and enjoying a whole range of watersports on Hamilton Island.

Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Hire

Explore the pristine waters around Hamilton Island at your own pace, by hiring a sea kayak or stand-up paddleboard from Hamilton Island Beach Sports.

Catamaran Hire

Enjoy some of the stunning, calm waters around Hamilton Island by cruising in your own catamaran - suitable for all skill levels.