- 1 Is Hamilton Island Expensive?
- 2 Can you stay on Hamilton Island?
- 3 Is it worth staying on Hamilton Island?
- 4 Is Hamilton Island boring?
- 5 How many days do you need in Hamilton Island?
- 6 Do you need a car on Hamilton Island?
- 7 Can you swim in the sea at Hamilton Island?
- 8 What is the best time of year to visit Hamilton Island?
- 9 Is it better to stay in Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island?
- 10 Are there crocodiles in Hamilton Island?
- 11 How long does it take to walk around Hamilton Island?
- 12 Is there a ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island?
- 13 What to do on Hamilton Island when it’s raining?
- 14 Do you need a stinger suit in the Whitsundays?
- 15 Is Hamilton Island good for families?
Is Hamilton Island Expensive?
Hamilton Island is very very expensive. There is a lot of choice for food but is extremely overpriced e.g. packet of chips in Reef View Hotel lobby $7.90. (would cost $2 at safeway). Tours and activities on the island are also expensive with prices for day trips exceeding $500 for a family of 4.
Can you stay on Hamilton Island?
Whether you‘re planning to holiday as a couple, or a group of friends or family, Hamilton Island has six different types of accommodation to choose from. Enjoy the ultimate in Australian luxury at qualia or the boutique Beach Club.
Is it worth staying on Hamilton Island?
It’s great to stay on Hamilton with your golf buggy in a holiday villa and head out for dinner with your large group, but the island is very expensive and frankly, the beaches here are not as beautiful as the others in the Whitsundays.
Is Hamilton Island boring?
Unless you are into water sports or want to go out to the barrier reef (1 day) Hamilton Island is boring, boring, boring and expensive. Self-contained island with its own little town and enough activities to keep everyone entertained.
How many days do you need in Hamilton Island?
Personally, I think that 10 days allows you to split your time and have 5 days in Noosa and 5 days on Hamilton Island. Both are uniquely beautiful and have plenty of fantastic beaches to please the most fastidious tourist!
Do you need a car on Hamilton Island?
Being car-free gives Hamilton Island a very unique, relaxed and tranquil ambience. And despite the lack of cars, it’s also still incredibly easy and fast to get around.
Can you swim in the sea at Hamilton Island?
Yes, you most certainly can swim when you visit Hamilton Island! The main swimming pool with swim-up bar next to Catseye Beach.
What is the best time of year to visit Hamilton Island?
April – June
Boasting clear skies, minimal rain and plenty of sunshine, April through June is a great time to visit Hamilton Island. As the weather begins to cool off, Hamilton Island temperatures average at a balmy 24°C making it a great time to explore the regions beautiful scenery and reef.
Is it better to stay in Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island?
Hamilton Island is rather big, has shops, even a school, but I feel you would probably enjoy Airlie, many more restaurants to choose from and a lot cheaper, not that big, easy to walk around, much more varied and cheaper accommodation there too.
Are there crocodiles in Hamilton Island?
While sightings of crocs are very rare around the islands themselves, they typically are seen along the mainland.
How long does it take to walk around Hamilton Island?
It is a leisurely 10 minute stroll from the resort side to the marina.
Is there a ferry from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island?
Currently there is just the 1 ferry company operating this ferry service, Cruise Whitsundays. The crossing operates up to 42 times each week with sailing durations from around 1 hour 5 minutes.
What to do on Hamilton Island when it’s raining?
5 THINGS TO DO ON HAMILTON ISLAND WHEN IT’S WET AND OVERCAST
- TRY OUT SOME WATER SPORTS.
- WANDER AROUND THE ISLAND.
- GO HIKING.
- READ A BOOK.
- DRIVE AROUND IN A GOLF BUGGY.
Do you need a stinger suit in the Whitsundays?
For half the year, it is advised to swim in the Whitsundays‘ waters with a stinger suit, unless swimming in freshwater. Due to increased temperatures, there is an increase in marine stingers that can be harmful and potentially deadly.
Is Hamilton Island good for families?
Hamilton Island offers a huge selection of tours that are suitable for the whole family – including day trips to Reefworld on the Great Barrier Reef, as well as to world-renowned Whitehaven Beach. Ask at the Hamilton Island Tour Desk about which tours are the most suitable for your family.