From water sports on aqua seas to colourful sunsets, Hamilton Island is an excellent place to unwind. Hamilton Island is one of Australia’s most spectacular and sought-after holiday destinations. On a holiday to Hamilton Island, you'll be surrounded by pristine white beaches, and a kaleidoscope of coral and marine life. Hamilton Island is a perfect base for exploring the Great Barrier Reef and world-famous Whitehaven Beach.
Hamilton Island is one of Australia's most desirable holiday destinations. With its white beaches, famous teal waters and an abundance of marine life, "Hamo" – as it's affectionately known to locals – is the largest and busiest inhabited island in the Whitsundays, an archipelago of 74 scenic islands off the Queensland coast. Hamilton Island has a population of about 1000 and its own airport, post office and supermarket, as well as a range of accommodation options for visitors. It is a convenient base from which to explore nearby Whitehaven Beach, Heart Reef and the Great Barrier Reef.