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Exploring Hamilton Island

The Whitsunday Islands experience starts on Hamilton Island, gateway to 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 guestservices@qualia.com.au or phone 07 4948 9222.


Hamilton Island Wildlife

Observe and wonder at the power of nature and get up close to some of the most iconic Australian wildlife. Koalas and kangaroos, snakes and lizards are all in their natural bush environment at the accredited wildlife park on Hamilton Island.


Self-Guided and Guided Bushwalks

Bushwalking is a great way to explore the natural beauty of Hamilton Island. Discover secluded sandy coves, climb to the top of the island for stunning views, or enjoy a qualia gourmet picnic at one of the island’s many picnic spots. Bush trails are clearly mapped, or choose to take a guided tour. qualia's lush surrounds can also be explored through a guided tour with a member of the qualia gardening team.


Beach Sports at Catseye Beach

Catseye Beach is the perfect wide-open bay to try out a catamaran, sea kayak or paddle board. The Beach Sports hut provides beach activity equipment to all guests on Hamilton Island and it is a favourite spot for families to soak up the sun and simply have a great day at the beach.


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