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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!

Wet Weather Buggy Tips

Wet Weather Buggy Tips

We have had a wet old time this week, so it seems like a good time to go through some wet-weather buggy driving tips. If you are lucky enough to have a buggy with ‘clears’ (plastic flaps) then zip them up! If not, then a beach towel tucked in the glove-box will be handy for [...]

Driving Hazards

Driving Hazards

Golf buggies are a signature feature of Hamilton Island and the main form of transportation around the island. There is a free bus service and a shuttle but buggies are how many guests get around.  Driving a golf buggy around the island is such a novelty it is easy to forget that they are a [...]

Golf Buggies and the Birds

Golf Buggies and the Birds

Cockatoos are clever creatures.  They know exactly where the Hamilton Island Bakery is on Front Street.  They know what a loaf of bread sitting on the buggy seat looks like.  They know that the plastic bag won’t slow them down at all.  So they help themselves. Buggy Tip # 2: Don’t leave your groceries in [...]

A Leisurely Dash Around Dent

A Leisurely Dash Around Dent

I took the golf course tour today.  It is a free activity that can be booked directly through the golf club or the tour desk and usually runs daily.  The ferry left at 10am from the marina and 10 minutes later the skipper skilfully pulled up to the wharf on Dent Island. The Hamilton Island [...]

Buggy Know-how

Buggy Know-how

Driving your family around in a golf buggy takes a little getting used to.  For example, there is no boot space for the groceries, but inserting seatbelts through shopping bag handles soon becomes second nature. ‘Fuelling up’ takes a little more thought than pulling into the nearest petrol station, and you will soon spot the [...]

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