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qualia Releases Exclusive Hamilton Island Race Week Packages

28 Feb 2019

The southern hemisphere’s largest offshore keelboat regatta, Hamilton Island Race Week, has announced it will return for its 36th edition between August 17 to 24, 2019.

qualia has released a small number of exclusive three-night Hamilton Island Race Week packages between 16 – 19 August, 19 – 22 August and 22 – 25 August, allowing guests to experience the ultimate in Australian luxury at the sought after sailing and lifestyle event.

All qualia packages include access to one of qualia’s exclusive Race Week events, including the Showcase dinner with Lennox Hastie (Firedoor) and Ross Lusted (The Bridge Room), The Heidsieck Champagne Lunch and the esteemed Paspaley White Luncheon.

Guests who purchase qualia packages will have the opportunity to see the exhilarating on-water action up close on board a luxury spectator cruise.

qualia’s General Manager, Scott Ratcliffe, said that experiencing Hamilton Island Race Week at qualia provided guests with the opportunity to attend some of the most exclusive events in the country while enjoying Australia’s premier Great Barrier Reef destination.

“At qualia we strive to create extraordinary guest experiences and Hamilton Island Race Week is no exception. This is a particularly special opportunity for guests to be part of a world-class sailing and lifestyle event, while enjoying the epitome of Australian luxury.”

Hamilton Island Race Week attracted a fleet of over 230 boats in 2018 and each year the event hosts guests and sailors from around the world.

The iconic event is renowned for bringing together professional and amateur sailors, celebrities, media and style leaders for a week of highly anticipated events in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. While the racing takes place around the picturesque Whitsunday Islands, on shore, there will be an exciting line-up of activities open to the general public along with ticketed events.

The full line-up of events at Hamilton Island Race Week 2019 is expected to be announced in early June.

qualia’s Hamilton Island Race Week packages start from $5,990. Further information about these exclusive packages can be found at the Hamilton Island Race Week website.


Notes to editors:
qualia, Australia's world class luxury resort on the Great Barrier Reef, is located on the secluded and breathtakingly beautiful northern-most point of Hamilton Island. qualia has 60 elegant one-bedroom pavilions and a Beach House, each set among eucalyptus trees with postcard views of the idyllic blue and green waters of the Whitsundays.

Two superb restaurants and Spa qualia cater exclusively to guests of the resort. Hamilton Island can be accessed directly from all east coast international gateway cities in less than three hours.


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