Hamilton Island travel guide

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You're Going to Love Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

When to visit Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Hamilton Island in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Hamilton Island


When flying to Hamilton Island, you’ll arrive at Hamilton Island (HTI), which is located 1 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Hamilton Island from New Zealand departs from Christchurch and takes around 16h 20m.

Airports near Hamilton Island

Airlines serving Hamilton Island

United Airlines
Good (4,220 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (2,181 reviews)
Excellent (1,794 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (723 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (584 reviews)
Qantas Airways
Good (372 reviews)
Air New Zealand
Good (215 reviews)
Good (211 reviews)
Virgin Australia
Good (205 reviews)
Hawaiian Airlines
Good (1,309 reviews)
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Where to stay in Hamilton Island

From 5-star hotels such as the Beach Club to great affordable options like the Palm Bungalows, Hamilton Island offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $789 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $1,345 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Hamilton Island

Hiring a car in Hamilton Island

Expect to pay $2.00 per litre in Hamilton Island (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $23.92 and $31.89.