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Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island

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City CodeHTI
Popular Airlines
  • Qantas Airways
  • Virgin Australia
Flight Time16~25 hours

The flight time to Hamilton Island is approximately 16~25 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Hamilton Island.

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Hamilton Island

Located 887 Km north of Brisbane and 512 Km south of Cairns, Hamilton Island is the largest inhabited island of Whitsunday in Australia. Hamilton Island is the only island with its only airport and serves as a gateway to smaller islands like Heart Reef, Hill Inlet, Whitehaven and many more.

Voice of Travelers to Hamilton Island

Birthday in Hamilton Island

I am Lexm from Wellington. I celebrated my birthday in Hamilton Island last year. I wanted an adventure on my birthday and started planning early last year and timed for the cheapest ticket to Hamilton Island. I searched online for the cheapest ticket weeks prior my departure to Hamilton Island. Ticket to Hamilton Island are cheaper six weeks before your travel time and it is advisable to purchase your ticket six weeks before traveling. On ticket comparison, cheapest ticket to Hamilton Island was by Jetstar Airlines, they were offering a 3% off the price of any ticket bought that month. Even though, the flight was short, their flights attendants were friendly and offered great travel experience that I guess was satisfying to everyone.

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I am Mike from New Zealand. Last winter, I took a break from work and flew to Hamilton Island for vacation. I had a dilemma in choosing the best airline to Hamilton Island until a colleague suggested the best airline that offered cheapest ticket to Hamilton Island. I bought a ticket to Hamilton Island online after the referral and buying the ticket online was cheaper compared to visiting the travel agents who sold their ticket more expensive. “When purchasing a ticket to Hamilton Island, it is advisable to purchase your ticket weeks prior to your departure, ticket are cheaper during this period”, he added. I traveled using Virgin Australia who apart from being cheaper, also offered a 10% off their ticket for any ticket bought within the festive period. The travel experience and staying in Hamilton Island was awesome. Hamilton Island residents are very hospitable and friendly people. I came back rejuvenated and I am on course to achieve my goals and I would recommend any one to take a vacation in Hamilton Island. The island is beautiful and charming.

Hamilton Island Travel FAQs

Q. How do I buy a ticket to Hamilton Island?

A. You can purchase a ticket to Hamilton Island either by buying it online or visiting the corresponding travel companies by yourself. Searching online for the ticket to Hamilton Island, is the best way to compare tickets and choose an affordable ticket to Hamilton Island. Cheapest ticket to Hamilton Island can be bought online six weeks before your departure.

Q. Whats the weather like in Hamilton Island?

A. Hamilton Island experiences a tropical type of climate with a year round warm climate. Summer warm and moderately dry while winters are long and cool. The warm temperatures experienced in Hamilton Island makes the island suitable for year round swimming, water sports and exploring the Great Barrier Reef. Beach wear or casual attire is suitable for the day and a light jacket or sweater maybe required during the cooler evenings.

Q. What are the outdoor activities to do in Hamilton Island?

A. Hamilton Island is an island with interesting indoor and outdoor activities. When visiting Hamilton Island, ensure to take a rafting tour to Whitehaven beach, Great Barrier Reef Day cruise to Reefworld. You can also rent a car fora Buggy Rally or attend Hamilton Island watersports.

Hamilton Island - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Great Barrier Reef Airport •Brisbane International Airport •Sydney International Airport •Melbourne International Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Hamilton Island

Great Barrie Reef Airport also known as Hamilton Island Airport is a commercial service airport serving Whitsunday group of islands and its environs and is used for both local and domestic flights. For international flights, the nearby Cairns International Airport serves Hamilton Island. As an international traveller, you can travel to Hamilton Island using Virgin Australia or any other international airline through airns International Airport and connect to Hamilton Island by a domestic flight to Hamilton Island Airport. You need a valid passport, an air ticket, accommodation ticket and a visa if you don't qualify for a visa waiver program. You can purchase your ticket online or visit corresponding travel agents to purchase the ticket.