qualia resort helicopter on private helipad surrounded by palm trees and Whitsunday views

qualia arrivals and access

Touch down at Hamilton Island Airport, with the private sanctuary of qualia only minutes away via VIP transfer.

Getting Here

Hamilton Island Airport is the only commercial island airport in the Whitsundays with direct flights daily. Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar land here from Australia’s major international gateway airports.

Passenger ferries sail to Hamilton Island from Shute Harbour and Port of Airlie on the Whitsunday mainland. The 300-berth Hamilton Island Marina offers sailors their home away from home at the Hamilton Island Yacht Club.


brown palm fronds facing towards the right against black background

Getting Around

A complimentary electric golf buggy is provided to all guests staying at qualia. Driving the golf buggy at a capped speed of 10km/hr allows guests to slow down and capture the gentle, laidback pace of life on Hamilton Island. Shaded from the sun with a canopy and with headlights for night driving, they are a great way to explore Hamilton Island. To drive a buggy, guests must have a full and valid Drivers Licence.

qualia guests are met by VIP transfer when arriving at Hamilton Island’s airport or marina. VIP transfers also ensure a seamless departure. VIP transfers are available to qualia guests for island exploring at any time during the stay.

Hamilton Island marina with boats lined up viewed through bushes, with Whitsundays in background