Kegel Bowling Fun – Hamilton Island Bowling Alley

Kegel Bowling Fun – Hamilton Island Bowling Alley

It seems that every school holidays has a birthday party at our house and these holidays were no exception. Instead of another epic water-bomb fight, we elected to take a group of boys to Kegel Bowling. So there we were, with a dozen lads, a Minecraft themed birthday cake, and slushies on tap. Heaven for [...]

Kids Art Classes

Kids Art Classes

Ever since our youngest child turned 6 she has been begging me to let her go to one of the art classes at the gallery on Front Street. Given that is birthday month, and school holidays, we wrapped it all up in a bundle and sent the three of them off to create masterpieces. Leigh Gordon [...]

Bommie Restaurant Wins Award

Bommie Restaurant Wins Award

Bommie Restaurant, situated in the stunning Hamilton Island Yacht Club, won the award for “Best Tourism Restaurant in Queensland” at the recent Savour Australia Restaurant and Catering Awards for Excellence. Executive Chef Nicholas Gomez-Duran was there to accept the award on behalf of the Bommie team. Bommie is one of my favourite spots for dinner [...]

Sipping cocktails at coca chu restaurant

Sipping cocktails at coca chu restaurant

I’m ashamed to say that it has taken me a month to get to coca chu. Having said that, I have enjoyed Executive Chef Adam Woodfield’s gorgeous food a few times, including at a sensational beachside dinner at qualia’s Pebble Beach. But (not for lack of trying) I’ve never walked in the door. That changed [...]

Clownfish Club Equipment Rental

Clownfish Club Equipment Rental

I found out the other day that the Clownfish Club, the Hamilton Island childcare centre, runs an equipment hire service on top of their usual day care and babysitting jobs. They hire out many of the essentials that make holidays with kids a (literal) back-breaking burden. Why bother carting prams, backpacks, port-a-cots and highchairs from [...]

Japanese Accolades

Japanese Accolades

The Asia Japan Operations Team received a wonderful accolade this month. Mr Ito, of JALPAK, a major travel wholesaler in Japan, presented Hamilton Island with an award for being the Best Resort Operations Team in the Oceania Region. This award acknowledges that visitors from Japan are well catered for on Hamilton Island, with language specialists [...]

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