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Great Barrier Reef perspective

Discover the Great Barrier Reef by helicopter and be amazed by the power of nature.

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Pre-Book Dining, Tours and Activities

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

Contact qualia guest services on email guestservices@qualia.com.au or phone 07 4948 9222.

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Great Barrier Reef Discovery

Spend three nights of luxury at qualia and enjoy the quintessential Queensland luxury holiday package that includes discovering the beautiful Great Barrier Reef from above and below. A stunning helicopter flight reveals the geography of the reef and the natural splendour of the Whitsunday Islands from the air. Land on the Cruise Whitsundays pontoon and spend time exploring underwater and be amazed at the unique coral formations and sealife.

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What's Included

  • Three nights' accommodation at qualia
  • Great Barrier Reef Discovery Flight with Hamilton Island Air (one tour per person)
  • Dinner at the Long Pavilion or Pebble Beach restaurant on one evening (excluding alcoholic beverages)
  • A la carte breakfast daily at the Long Pavilion
  • All non-alcoholic beverages at qualia - including soft drinks, juices, waters, tea and coffee (does not include blended beverages)
  • Use of an electric golf buggy for duration of stay (drivers licence required)
  • 24-hour chauffeur service around Hamilton Island
  • VIP return Hamilton Island airport/marina transfers
  • Use of non-motorised watercraft
  • Use of the qualia gym, spa, sauna and access to tennis court hire
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • Eligible for Velocity Points when qualia accommodation booked direct (conditions apply)

Aerial view of boats in the Great Barrier Reef as part of qualia Scenic Flight experience

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Leeward Pavilion

Perfectly positioned accommodation to take in sea views, Australian bushland and the Whitsundays.

3 night package from $7,096* twin share

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Windward Pavilion

Uniquely Australian luxury accommodation, each with panoramic sea views overlooking the Whitsundays and a private plunge pool.

3 night package from $10,636* twin share

*Click here for package terms and conditions

Package Rates

The displayed "From" rate is based on the qualia Classic Rate for 3 nights twin share. Rates vary based on Pavilion type.

Rates fluctuate based on selected dates and demand. Subject to availability. All prices are quoted in AUD and include 10% GST. All rates are based on two (2) adults per room. Additional nights are available to book. Not available in conjunction with other special offers or discounts. Not valid for conference or group bookings. 

Travel Dates

1 April - 16 May, 21 May - 16 August, 25 August - 19 December 2024, 12 January - 31 March 2025

Blackout Dates

17 - 20 May, 17 - 24 August 2024, 20 December 2024 - 11 January 2025

Package Inclusions Conditions

  • Great Barrier Reef Discovery tour inclusion will be automatically pre-booked on behalf of the guest for one of the stay days, and is subject to availability
  • Please contact qualia Guest Services on 07 4948 9222 or guestservices@qualia.com.au if you would like to request a specific day for your tour to be booked
  • For legal and safety reasons all passengers are weighed prior to boarding
  • Individual per seat weights in excess of 110kg or combined weights of 180kg per couple, will incur an extra seat surcharge
  • Maximum per seat weight is 130kg
  • Touring luggage restriction is 1 soft bag not weighing more than 5kg per person
  • Flight availability is subject to weather conditions
  • A minimum of 2 passengers applies to packages including tours by aircraft
  • Please note no foreign language speaking guides are currently available, travellers must speak fluent English
  • Guests must acknowledge that they are a competent swimmer
  • Tour is subject to weather conditions
  • Package inclusions are not interchangeable
  • Any unused package inclusions are non-refundable
  • Guests will receive tickets upon check-in to their hotel.


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Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. Available to new bookings only. Not valid for Conference or Group bookings. Hamilton Island room nights cannot be purchased for the purpose of third party promotions and prizing.

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Hamilton Island Enterprises Limited (HIE) endeavours to ensure that all prices listed on their website are accurate and up-to-date. If we discover an error in the price of any offer you have booked, we will inform you as soon as possible and give you the option of cancelling it, or reconfirming the booking at the correct price (in the case of a price error). If we are unable to contact you, the booking will be treated as cancelled and if you have already paid you will receive a full refund.

Booking Credit Card Transaction Fees

Not applicable for qualia accommodation bookings made on the Hamilton Island or qualia websites or via the Reservation call centre.

On Island Credit/Debit Card Transaction Fees

A non-refundable 1.25% surcharge applies for all ‘credit’ and ‘tap and go’ transactions made on the island via credit or debit card. Payments can be made fee free via EFTPOS by inserting your card and selecting a cheque and/or savings account at the terminal.

Standard Deposit(excludes Festive Season)

  • A deposit equivalent to 20% of the total booking value is required at time of booking
  • This deposit is refundable up until 14 days prior to arrival date
  • Full payment is required at the time of booking if travel is within 7 days of arrival date

Standard Final Balance(excludes Festive Season)

  • The final balance payment of your accommodation is required no later than 7 days prior to arrival date
  • Final balance payments are automatically processed on the nominated credit card provided at the time of booking 
  • Final balance payments not received by 7 days prior to arrival date may result in cancellation of the reservation
  • To pre-pay your final balance via an alternative method, please contact our Luxury Specialists on 1300 780 959 (+61 2 9433 0444)

Standard Cancellation and Amendments(excludes Festive Season)

  • Cancellations and amendments received outside 14 days of arrival date will not incur a cancellation fee
  • Cancellations and amendments received within 14-8 days of arrival date will be subject to a cancellation fee of 20% of the total booking value
  • Cancellations and amendments received within 7 days of arrival date, ‘No Shows’ and/or ‘Early Departures’ will be subject to a cancellation fee of 100% of the total booking value
  • Notice of any cancellation, amendment or reduction in reserved rooms must be provided in writing to our Luxury Specialists on reservations@qualia.com.au
    • Alternatively, if you have booked online via our website and have not yet reached your cancellation deadline, you may cancel online here.
    • If you have booked through a travel agent or Online Travel Agent, please contact them directly to make changes to your booking

General Terms

COVID-19 Booking Conditions

Please note as Queensland health has ceased mandatory self-isolating, if you test positive to COVID-19, our usual cancellation and amendment terms for all bookings now apply. Your booking specific terms are outlined in your confirmation email.

Privacy Policy

Hamilton Island Enterprises may collect personal information subject to their Privacy Policy. Hamilton Island Enterprises Privacy Policy is available at https://www.qualia.com.au/privacy/. Purchasers and guests are subject to these Terms and Conditions and consent to the use of their personal information in accordance with Hamilton Island Enterprises Privacy Policy.

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