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Oceans of freedom for boating

Seas to explore and sunsets to watch, the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef reveal their splendour.

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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 guestservices@qualia.com.au or phone 07 4948 9222.

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 and available for full and half day private charters for up to 12 guests, cruise the surrounding Whitsundays in sublime style.

Whitehaven Wonder

Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsundays is one of the most unspoiled and pristine beaches in the world with its legendary bone white silica sand and crystal-clear water. Sail with skipper and host, enjoy lunch and a swim in the tranquil turquoise water and let go.

Sunset Cruise

Hamilton Island is known for its magical sunsets and one of the best ways to take in a Whitsundays sunset is onboard a luxury motor yacht. Relaxed and peaceful, Sunset Cruise perfectly sets course to capture this magnificent moment as the sun drops down to the horizon in blazing glory.

Local Beach Drop-Offs

A personalised beach drop-off is available to all guests staying at qualia, subject to availability, weather conditions and tides. The beach activities team will help suggest local beaches and organise preferred drop off and pick up times. A qualia gourmet picnic pack is an added extra. Soak up the sun and solitude.

Explore Snorkel and Dive the Great Barrier Reef

Thrill in an amazing and unique full day adventure on Explore's Snorkel and Dive the Great Barrier Reef, sailing to the outer reef and selected moorings around Bait Reef. Choose to spend the day snorkelling, or add on an epic and unforgettable dive experience.


Ricochet Full Day Swim, Snorkel and Sunset

​Spend the day cruising the surrounding islands aboard the Ricochet catamaran, and explore nearby calm anchorages for snorkelling and swimming in the warm tropical waters of the Whitsundays. Go on a guided walk at Hill Inlet and be spellbound by the sunset on the way home.


Teaming with fish and marine life, the waterways surrounding the Whitsunday Islands are an angler’s paradise and one of the most scenic fishing locations in the world. Take to the water with highly experienced local guides, quality gear and custom built boats for a fishing experience to remember.  

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