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Top 10 Free Activities for Adults

Top 10 Free Activities for Adults

A Queensland holiday usually means hitting the beach. There’s nothing wrong with that at all, but Hamilton Island has a lot more to offer than just the beach. Kick off your relaxation holiday with some of these great activities for adults – and each one of them free! Hamilton Island Golf Club Tour – Enjoy [...]

Top 10 Free Kids Activities

Top 10 Free Kids Activities

We all love a top-ten list, and we all love something for nothing. So with this in mind here’s my Top 10 Free Kids Activities on Hamilton Island 1. Kids FunZone Held at the Bouganvillea Marquee several times a week or at the Endeavour Room if it is wet (beside Sails Restaurant). Face painting, games, [...]

Christmas Beach Art

Christmas Beach Art

  After joining the island community at the Christmas Carols we took a walk along Catseye Beach at sunset. It was a great way to work off our early Christmas dinner and the temperature was perfect. A few other families had the same idea, and some beach artists left us some of their work to [...]

Kids Fun Zone

Kids Fun Zone

As I type I am sitting at the Bougainvillea pool watching children jumping down the beach in the sack races, while my three kids busy themselves making sand art pictures. Adam, the activities coordinator is organising the races and doing a great job of making sure the small ones keep up with the big kids [...]

Quad Bikes for Kids

Quad Bikes for Kids

A month ago I asked young Master Six what he wanted to do on his 7th birthday. It took him all of 10 seconds to shout “Quad Bikes!” Now given his somewhat accident-prone introduction to Hamilton Island, I felt a little hesitant. But I took a deep breath and said with a smile (that was [...]

Kerry Sea Designs

Kerry Sea Designs

I caught up with Louise at the Hamilton Island Gallery last week to see what events she has coming up and was excited to hear that Kerry Alexander of Kerry Sea designs is arriving on island soon, and offering classes through the art gallery. Kerry lives on a boat near Mackay and uses the creatures [...]

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