Hamilton Island cruises are the ideal way to discover the spectacular Whitsunday Islands and World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. A must-do experience on any trip to Hamilton Island, these cruises are a relaxing way to enjoy the sun and breathtaking beauty of this stunning holiday destination just off the Queensland coastline.
There a wide range of cruises to choose from that depart from Hamilton Island including day trips as well as extended overnight sails and even the opportunity to learn to sail and skipper yourself around this amazing marine playground. Featuring a comfortable range of facilities, vessels range in size from compact mini-cruisers to luxury yachts and catamarans.
Hamilton Island cruises visit other islands as well as the iconic Whitehaven Beach and of course, the famous Great Barrier Reef with plenty of time allocated for swimming in the clear waters, snorkelling the amazing coral and marine life as well as presentations by marine biologists and the opportunity to join a glass bottom boat tour.
Some of the most popular cruises include an adrenaline pumping sailing experience aboard a super-fast catamaran, the ultimate cruise visiting both Whitehaven Beach and the Great Barrier Reef Reefworld Pontoon, a combination cruise that also includes a scenic helicopter flight, jet ski tours, fishing charters, sunset sails as well as the luxurious Hamilton Star dinner cruise.
One look at the Hamilton Island marina and it's easy to see that this Whitsunday island is a cruising and sailing hotspot. From tour operators to serious sailors and weekend warriors, the number of vessels moored at Hamilton Island is a clear indicator that boating is a big part of the island. With a great range of facilities located at the marina, including boutiques, cafes, restaurants, convenience stores and more, there's plenty to service you as you wait to depart or arrive back on dry land.