Families

New Asian Restaurant – coca chu – Opening Soon

New Asian Restaurant – coca chu – Opening Soon

The cat’s out of the bag. Hamilton Island’s newest dining destination will be opening its doors any day now. coca chu will feature modern South East Asian cuisine and will be headed by Australian chef Adam Woodfield. Adam has recently returned from New York with his family where he was chef-partner at West Village restaurant [...]

Clownfish Club Childcare Sorts out the Kids

Clownfish Club Childcare Sorts out the Kids

In order to attend the Great Barrier Feast for two nights running I need to get my baby-sitters organised. That’s where the Clownfish Club  comes in. The Clownfish Club is Hamilton Island’s childcare centre. As well as looking after kids during the day, they also organise babysitters on the island for guests (and residents). All [...]

School Holiday Time

School Holiday Time

School holidays are here again. Yippee, I LOVE school holidays! (what are you talking about, there is no sarcasm in my voice!) Thankfully our cold snap finished after the first weekend and we were able to hit the beach and soak up the sun. We took advantage of the low tide to do some exploring [...]

Go-Kart Crazy

Go-Kart Crazy

The most requested activity in our house is go-karts. Yesterday we finally gave in and took the kids out to Go-Kart Racing at Palm Valley. As the single carts can’t be driven by people under the age of 11, it was up to Mum and Dad to do some doubling (or dinking, if you are [...]

Hitting the Water – Dinghy Style

Hitting the Water – Dinghy Style

Over the last year I have been cruising around the Whitsunday Islands in an outrigger canoe for a year and zooming over the waters to Airlie Beach on the Fantasea ferries. It was time for a more leisurely approach, so we took ourselves down to the marina and visited Dinghy Hire. Hamilton Island Dinghy Hire [...]

Stunning new Hamilton Island Video

Stunning new Hamilton Island Video

We are excited to share with you our new Hamilton Island video – we hope you enjoy!

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

I’ve always wanted to give stand up paddle boarding (SUP) a go. It looks like a bit of fun.  And how hard can it be? A big wide board, a long paddle… I’m an outrigger paddler – well into paddle sports. It should be a piece of cake… so I sent the young ones out [...]

Hit the Golf Driving Range

Hit the Golf Driving Range

The Golf Driving Range is in Palm Valley activities precinct and we have often passed it on the way to the Quad Bikes or the walking tracks. We decided to stop in last week and the boys (big and small) had a bit of a hit. The Driving Range has 8 bays to tee from [...]

Baby Season at ‘Wild Life’ Hamilton Island

Baby Season at ‘Wild Life’ Hamilton Island

This week we have had friends visiting from New Zealand. It has been a treat to see the island through fresh eyes as we have taken them around the place and to various restaurants and activities. Our activity this drizzly morning was the marsupial tour at Wild Life Hamilton Island. What a treat – not [...]

Your Chance to be the Nickelodeon Family Travel Reporters on Hamilton Island

Your Chance to be the Nickelodeon Family Travel Reporters on Hamilton Island

The search for the Nickelodeon Family Travel Reporters on Hamilton Island has officially begun! Do you think you’d make a terrific travel presenter? What about your whole family? Well, you could enter now for your chance to win a five night family holiday for two adults and up to three kids, staying in one of [...]

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