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Experience island luxury

qualia is where Whitsunday luxury experiences happen on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Pre-Book Activities in Advance

Pre-booking is required for dining, spa treatments, golf and other tours and activities.

For pre-bookings and information on the complete range of experiences on offer, or to tailor a customised itinerary, please email or phone 07 4948 9222.

Top 5 Activities and Experiences

1. Private Charter

Palm Beach is a luxury 55 foot motor yacht, designed and built by Palm Beach Motor Yachts for the exclusive use of Hamilton Island guests. Skippered and hosted by an expert crew, cruise the surrounding Whitsundays in style.

2. Spa qualia

Spa qualia offers restorative relaxation with an ethos surrounding a contemporary yet natural approach to day spa. Experience facials, massage therapy, yoga, meditation and an outdoor tropical Vichy shower.

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3. Journey to the Heart

qualia’s Journey to the Heart tour is a Great Barrier Reef iconic adventure, including a helicopter flight over Whitehaven Beach to the private Heart Island helipad.

4. Whitehaven Wonder

Whitehaven Beach is paradise found with its pristine silica sand and turquoise water. Book a skippered and hosted qualia charter boat, cruise, swim, lunch and enjoy.

5. Talk and Taste

qualia’s Talk and Taste sessions are signature food and wine pairing experiences held at the Long Pavilion, including Wine and Cheese, Sake and Sashimi and Champagne and Oysters.

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Other Recommended Activities and Experiences

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Snorkelling and Diving

Experience the Great Barrier Reef snorkelling or diving, take the Journey to the Heart tour by helicopter, or swim, snorkel and watch the sunset by private boat.

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Scenic Flights

Witness the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays from seaplane or helicopter, or journey to Heart Reef and land on the private helipad nearby.

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Beach Activities

Enjoy the environment surrounding qualia on a catamaran, pedal board, sea kayak or stand up paddle board, or request a local beach drop-off.

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Discover the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays on a qualia day or sunset charter, go fishing, snorkel, dive or enjoy a secluded beach drop-off.

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Play an 18 or 9-hole round of golf at the Hamilton Island Golf Club situated on nearby Dent Island and lunch deliciously at the Clubhouse.

Platter of oysters and glass of champage as part of Talk and Taste experience at qualia resort's Long Pavilion


Take part in qualia’s Talk and Taste sessions, arrange a gourmet picnic for private adventures, or lunch with a view at Hamilton Island Golf Clubhouse.

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Exploring Hamilton Island

Venture outside qualia and explore bushwalking trails, visit the Hamilton Island Wildlife park or take to the water with a host of beach sports activities at Catseye Beach.

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It seems to me that the natural
 world is the greatest source of excitement.
Sir David Attenborough