hamilton island

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 [...]

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