Hamilton Island

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Beaches in Whitsunday region

Hamilton Island is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Whitsunday region, which is found in the region of QLD, Australia.

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Hamilton Island gets a ranking of 93 out of a possible 100.

Hamilton Island is one of the highest rated beaches in all of Australia, and is certainly regarded as a top beach choice in QLD.

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Hamilton Island


The official name of this beach is Hamilton Island.

It is located in the area of Whitsunday region, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of QLD.

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Is Hamilton Island a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing Hamilton Island with the rest, is it in the Top 10 beaches in Australia? Is it in the Top 20 beaches in Australia? Well, the best way to find out is to check our Current Australia Best Beach Rankings and see if Hamilton Island makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in Hamilton Island

Whitsunday region is a place in QLD that is very enjoyable to visit and provides a great environment for a holiday.

There have been no negative reports recieved from Locals, Tourists, Fishermen, Surfers, Swimmers or Campers at Hamilton Island.

Camping in Hamilton Island

If you intend on camping in Hamilton Island it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in Hamilton Island is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Whitsunday region.

Generally coastal areas in Australia like Hamilton Island have a myriad of options for caravans, caravan parks, tents and campgrounds.

Fishing in Hamilton Island

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Whitsunday region require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in Hamilton Island it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in Hamilton Island

Througout Australia and in places such as Whitsunday region, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in Hamilton Island, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in Hamilton Island where available. Never swim alone!

It is highly recommended you visit Beach Safe Australia before visiting Hamilton Island to ensure you are prepared for the weather and tidal conditions.

Accomodation in Hamilton Island

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Whitsunday region can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in Hamilton Island can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in Hamilton Island

Please note - many Australian speicies are protected, and QLD is no exception. Do not feed local wildlife and please be aware you are visiting their natural habitat around Whitsunday region.

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at Hamilton Island may include:

Marine life in Hamilton Island: Sharks, Whales, Stingrays, Manta Rays, Turtles, Seals, Dolphins, Starfish, Jellyfish, Blue Bottles, Crabs.

Wildlife life in Hamilton Island: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in Hamilton Island

Experienced surfers will find QLD conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in Hamilton Island alone.

Boating in Hamilton Island

Please enquire directly with Hamilton Island or the office of Whitsunday region to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in Hamilton Island.

Other notes:

There is no information available that confirms whether Hamilton Island is one of the limited nude beaches in Australia. As a general rule, unless there is clear signage, you cannot assume a beach in QLD is one of the few permitted topless beaches in Australia.

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