Great for the whole family!

Cruise out through the magnificent Whitsunday Islands to the famous Hamilton Island. The island has a fantastic range of activities and attractions. 

About Hamilton Island

Family holidays make the best memories and are a huge amount of fun! Hamilton Island is overflowing with activities and attractions that the whole family will love. The island is has a natural playground to explore with walks and sandy beaches but there are also sports, wildlife and adrenalin activities to burn off some of that energy! 


Start the day with a cruise into Hamilton Island Marina where our staff will meet you and direct you to the Hamilton Explorer Shuttle buses. On board the bus, there's no better way to see the island's highlights and get your bearings from the spectacular scenic lookout points.

First stop is where the real fun begins with a visit to WILD LIFE Hamilton Island. Enjoy the guided tour at 10:00am and 4:00pm daily, or wander through the unique Australian sanctuary at your leisure and be introduced to the local koalas, kangaroos, birds, creepy-crawlies, snakes and lizards and even the giant resident crocodile. On the guided tours you will learn all about the creatures you meet. Fancy a photograph holding a koala or python?

Enjoy Fish 'N' Chips for lunch and then wander down to the Hamilton Island Resort Centre for an hour of Island Bowling. Kegel 9 pin bowling is great fun for all of the family with up to six players participating.

For the afternoon you can choose from the many activities on offer or just laze beside the pool or on Catseye Beach. Grab the Shuttle back to the Marina Village where you'll have time to wander the waterfront taking in the sights and doing some shopping. We're pretty sure the kids will be up for ice cream!

The cruise vessel

Your day cruise vessel has air conditioned interior saloons and seating areas outside.

Food & Drink

Enjoy Fish 'N' Chips for lunch at Hamilton Island - an Aussie favourite!



Daily Departure & Return Times from 2 April 2017

Port of Airlie 8:00 AM 6:10 PM

*No coach pick up available for this time. COACH TRANSFERS to Port of Airlie are available at an additional cost. RETURN times are when the vessel arrives back at the mainland/island resort. NOTE: Schedule changes may occur. Where a Day Cruise is cancelled we will send notification to the contact details provided at the time of your booking. Itinerary is subject to prevailing weather and sea conditions including tides, wind, swell, sun and rain. The vessel's Master must at his discretion determine the most appropriate course to ensure acceptable levels of safety and comfort for passengers, crew and other vessels.


The following prices are per person

  From 1 April 2018 From 1 April 2019
Adult $195 $195
Child (4 - 14) $105 $105

Included in the price is lunch, admission to WILD LIFE Hamilton Island and 1 hour Island Bowling.

Family discounts are available!

Adult $14.50
Child (4 - 14) $7.50
NOTE: most Airlie accommodation is within walking distance to Port of Airlie. Coach transfers are however an option. 

Prices are in AUD and per person. Please note a non refundable credit card surcharge fee of 1.42% (Mastercard & Visa), 1.1% (WeChat Pay), 2.8% (Amex), 2% (China Union Pay) or 1.54% (Alipay) applies to all bookings. This fee is not included if payment is made via POLi.