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

Getting to qualia

Fly to qualia direct from Australia’s international gateway airports; or sail to Hamilton Island from Queensland’s mainland marinas.

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Hamilton Island Airport

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 in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Cairns and the airport also welcomes guests arriving via private jet.

qualia guests are met at the airport and a VIP transfer is provided to qualia's Long Pavilion for check-in.  

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Hamilton Island Marina

The Hamilton Island Marina welcomes all watercraft to its 300-berth marina.

Passenger ferries arrive at the marina from Shute Harbour and Port of Airlie on the Whitsunday mainland. Boating enthusiasts taking a leisurely boating holiday in the Whitsundays will find world-class facilities, with an operational boatyard, chandlery, fuel jetty, marina attendants, concierge service, wireless internet, jet ski storage, boat brokerage and chase boat services. 

All qualia guests arriving at Hamilton Island Marina are met by their qualia host and VIP transfers to and from qualia are provided. 

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Helicopter landed at private helipad surrounded by gardens and Whitsunday views

qualia Helipad

qualia’s private helipad is situated within qualia and looks out to sea and over the Whitsunday Islands, ensuring a relaxed visit to secluded qualia. Helicopter transfers leave from qualia’s helipad for a round of golf at Hamilton Island Golf Club on adjacent Dent Island. qualia guest services can arrange direct access to scenic flights and private excursions to Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier Reef, all conveniently departing from qualia’s helipad.