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Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef

Have a memorable adventure and snorkel from Explore at iconic Bait Reef.

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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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Snorkel and Explore Experience

Enjoy four nights of world-class luxury at qualia and an unforgettable full day on Explore’s expert boat going to selected moorings around incredible Bait Reef. This reef is a short snorkel from the dive platform at the rear of the vessel. Snorkelling this magical undersea world is memorable in the company of local experts.


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What's Included

  • Four nights' accommodation at qualia
  • A full day snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, including complimentary lunch
  • 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)

qualia underwater image of sunlight cascading upon coral and fish in Great Barrier Reef

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Leeward Pavilion

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

4 night package from $6,048*

View from Leeward Pavilion bedroom of private furnished deck and ocean view of Whitsundays
View of private deck with plunge pool and the Whitsundays from inside Windward Pavilion lounge

Windward Pavilion

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

4 night package from $9,125*

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Package Rates

*Package rates are based on travel 1 April 2022 - 31 March 2023, for 4 nights per pavilion twin share.

Subject to availability. All prices are quoted in AUD and include 10% GST. All rates are based on two (2) adults per pavilion. Single rates also available. Additional nights are available to book. Not available in conjunction with other special offers or discounts. Not valid for conference or group bookings. Credit card surcharges do not apply.

Blackout Dates 

19 – 27 August 2022 and 21 December 2022 – 7 January 2023 inclusive.

Explore Full Day Snorkel Tour Conditions

This package is based on (2) passengers. Guests must acknowledge that they are a competent swimmer and are competent in English. Full Day Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Explore Experience inclusion will be automatically pre-booked on behalf of the guest for one of the stay days, and is subject to availability. Any missed or unused package inclusions are non-refundable. Tour availability is subject to weather conditions. Further conditions apply.

Deposit
  • 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
Final Balance
  • 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 payment via an alternative method, please contact Hamilton Island Holidays on 1300 780 959 
Cancellations and amendments
  • All amendments are subject to availability
  • 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 Hamilton Island Holidays 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
Terms relating to COVID-19 illness and border restrictions

For the latest terms relating to COVID-19, please click here.

General Booking Rules

Please click here to read the qualia General Booking Rules.


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