• Hamilton Island Yacht Club Confirmed as Challenger of the 35th America’s Cup

    We are proud to announce that Hamilton Island Yacht Club, founded by the Oatley family, will lead Australia’s challenge for the 35th America’s Cup. Just 5 days after the 30th anniversary of Australia winning the America’s Cup in 1983, Hamilton Island Yacht Club has been confirmed as the Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup. Hamilton Island Yacht [...]

    Hamilton Island Yacht Club Confirmed as Challenger of the 35th America’s Cup
  • Best Resort in Australia

    Our luxury resort qualia, has once again been named Best Resort at the 2013 HM Awards, taking the title for an impressive sixth consecutive year. qualia has been awarded the Best Resort accolade every year since opening. A member of Relais & Châteaux, it’s not hard to see why this luxury Great Barrier Reef resort [...]

    Best Resort in Australia
  • The Great White Migaloo

    Every year, between June and October, a population of approximately 1200 humpback whales cruise past Hamilton Island, on their great migration north. Stay sharp. If you’re lucky, you might sight the almost mythical Migaloo, you can’t miss him, he’s the only known albino humpback whale. And he likes the Whitsundays, these waters are one of [...]

    The Great White Migaloo
  • Marathon Man

    James Halliday is a wine legend. Both a wine maker and wine lover, he has written or contributed to more than 65 books on wine since he began writing in 1979. His annual Australian Wine Companion is the bestselling and definitive guide to Australian wine. In his inimitable style, Halliday shares his extensive knowledge through [...]

    Marathon Man

Paradise Pout: 10 best places to kiss on Hamilton Island

Paradise Pout: 10 best places to kiss on Hamilton Island

Choose a favourite lip gloss and start warming up your facial muscles. Hamilton Island is calling on guests and locals to pucker up in paradise this International Kissing Day, Sunday, 6 July. Originating in the United Kingdom, this fun, international holiday will see Australia’s premier island destination stop to appreciate the simple gesture, yet powerful [...]

Hamilton Island Yacht Club Confirmed as Challenger of the 35th America’s Cup

Hamilton Island Yacht Club Confirmed as Challenger of the 35th America’s Cup

We are proud to announce that Hamilton Island Yacht Club, founded by the Oatley family, will lead Australia’s challenge for the 35th America’s Cup. Just 5 days after the 30th anniversary of Australia winning the America’s Cup in 1983, Hamilton Island Yacht Club has been confirmed as the Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup. Hamilton Island Yacht [...]

Luxury Family Accommodation

Nestled right on the water overlooking Dent Passage, the exquisite Hamilton Island Yacht Club Villas are a haven for those looking for a taste of luxury whether it be for a week or a lifetime. The brief: You are looking for a holiday experience that includes absolute luxury accommodation, but your requirements include bringing the [...]

Best Resort in Australia

Best Resort in Australia

Our luxury resort qualia, has once again been named Best Resort at the 2013 HM Awards, taking the title for an impressive sixth consecutive year. qualia has been awarded the Best Resort accolade every year since opening. A member of Relais & Châteaux, it’s not hard to see why this luxury Great Barrier Reef resort [...]

Clash of the Paddles – Hayden Quinn

Clash of the Paddles – Hayden Quinn

JUNE 19TH – WEDNESDAY (SETTLING IN DAY) 12.30pm: Arrive on Hamilton Island, the last time I was here was for the first Instameet last year and I told everyone (quite loudly) how I paddle, love it and it’s my passion, (I commentate for the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Iron Man Series) and that I was keen to race [...]

The Great White Migaloo

The Great White Migaloo

Every year, between June and October, a population of approximately 1200 humpback whales cruise past Hamilton Island, on their great migration north. Stay sharp. If you’re lucky, you might sight the almost mythical Migaloo, you can’t miss him, he’s the only known albino humpback whale. And he likes the Whitsundays, these waters are one of [...]

Collette Dinnigan – We Need Your Help…

Collette Dinnigan – We Need Your Help…

You were raised on a boat, you spent years living on the ocean, do you have any seasickness tips for us? Collette Dinnigan: “Wear a pressure point wristband, always look at the horizon and if you can, drink ginger ale. My dad who was a sailor says that the best remedy for seasickness is champagne. Luckily [...]

Jeremy Langmead – Editor in Chief of Mr Porter.com

What were your first thoughts when you landed on the island? Jeremy Langmead: “Wow.” What’s on your ipad/ipod poolside? Jeremy Langmead: “New EP by London Grammar.” Island-dressing essentials from mr porter.com? Jeremy Langmead: “Orlebar Brown swim shorts and t-shirts; Rivieras for my feet.” Three things you never fly without? Jeremy Langmead: “A scarf to wear on the plane; moisturiser [...]

Marathon Man

Marathon Man

James Halliday is a wine legend. Both a wine maker and wine lover, he has written or contributed to more than 65 books on wine since he began writing in 1979. His annual Australian Wine Companion is the bestselling and definitive guide to Australian wine. In his inimitable style, Halliday shares his extensive knowledge through [...]

Photo Fun – Halloween on Hamilton Island

Photo Fun – Halloween on Hamilton Island

A little late, I know, but I was looking over some old photos today and came across this one from Halloween.  Doing it…Island Style!

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