Discover a selection of 265 holiday home rentals in Hamilton Island that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Stayz holiday homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including pool and air conditioning. Prices start at AU$ 406 per night, and holiday houses and flats & apartments are popular options for a stay in Hamilton Island. Either way, you'll find holiday accommodation for everyone's needs.
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Destination guide

Relax and unwind with Hamilton Island luxury getaways

Hamilton Island is a destination unlike any other in Australia. A luxury getaway in this part of Queensland will transport you to a very different way of life, as Hamilton Island is completely free of cars. Golf buggies and shuttle buses are the preferred modes of transport. The island is surrounded by coral reefs and mostly covered in bushlands, focusing much of the activity on the northern end of the island. Luxury accommodation is available at several boutique hotels and holiday homes. Multi-storey holiday homes will give you the best views on the island, looking down over the marina or the Coral Sea.

Things to do

Where's the reef? Hamilton Island's natural playground

Just a short boat ride away, you'll find Hamilton Island's secret weapon: the Great Barrier Reef. Here, you can find a number of scenic spots for snorkelling and diving, where you can get breathtaking views of the area's underwater sights. The reef's located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, a protected stretch of waterway that's home to a vast array of marine life. Back on the mainland, the Proserpine Historical Museum Society Inc. boasts a wealth of information about the region's past as a major hub for the sugar industry.

Activities

Sailing, snorkeling and so much more on Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island is essentially 1 big seaside playground, and you can find waterfront activities of all sorts – from windsurfing and kayaking to sailing, snorkeling and diving. An annual yachting festival brings boating enthusiasts from all over the world, complete with a full complement of on-shore events. Wildlife tours are a popular pastime, and you'll find plenty of outfitters offering whale-watching tours from July through September. Of course, no one will judge if you feel like sitting back on 1 of the island's pristine beaches and just letting the world go by.

Weather

Sunny skies and smooth sailing on Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island has a humid subtropical climate with 2 main seasons – wet and dry. Summers are hot and wet, with average highs around 31 degrees between October and March; most of the area's rainfall occurs from December through March. Winters are relatively dry, with temperatures ranging from 12 to 25 degrees from June through August. A major year-round destination for visitors from all over, you'll find that prices for Hamilton Island vacation rentals tend not to change too much from 1 season to the next.

Natural highlights

Coral me maybe – Hamilton Island's scenic splendour

Situated in the Coral Sea off Australia's northeastern coast, Hamilton Island lies about halfway between mainland Queensland and the Great Barrier Reef. The island is known for its bounty of serene, palm tree-lined beaches, coral reefs, and a number of protected inlets, coves and bays that offer lively underwater vistas for snorkellers and divers. Whale watching is a popular pastime in the area, and you can regularly spot humpback whales during their annual visit between July and September. Hamilton Island vacation rentals also offer easy access to the Great Barrier Reef, a world-class destination that makes for a popular trip.

How to get there

Transport options to and around Hamilton Island

Fly into Hamilton Island, QLD (HTI-Great Barrier Reef), the closest airport, located 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Proserpine, QLD (PPP-Whitsunday Coast), which is 27.3 mi (44 km) away.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Hamilton Island?

Our 2021 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 265 holiday rentals around Hamilton Island. From 54 holiday houses to 211 flats & apartments, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Hamilton Island is on Stayz.