Some of the best memories we have growing up are of family holidays. They’re a chance to create precious memories, spend valuable time with the ones you love, and are a welcome break from the humdrum routine of everyday life.

With school holiday time approaching, we thought we’d take a look at some of Hamilton Island’s top school holiday activities.

Spacious and fully self contained, WAHI apartments are ideal for families, and are an easy walk away from all of the fun activities Hamilton Island has on offer.

On your doorstep, build sandcastles on Catseye Beach or one of the many water activities including snorkelling, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding.

Wildlife Hamilton Island is a popular destination for families and your entry fee includes unlimited entry for the duration of your stay, so animal lovers can visit as many times as they’d like. Offering the ultimate Australian animal adventure, snuggle with a koala or take one of the guided tours on offer. We recommend the Koala Breakfast, a perfect way to start your day with a buffet breakfast in the company of koalas, right next to your table. 

Another highlight is Kegel 9-Pin Bowling at the Resort Centre. Open from 1:30pm – 9pm, 9-pin bowling is a twist on the regular 10-pin bowling that will challenge and entertain kids and adults alike. After the game, kids can have a go at the arcade games while mum and dad enjoy a drink at the licensed bar.

It wouldn’t be a trip to Hamilton Island without visiting the truly magical Great Barrier Reef. Venture off the island for a day trip to the Great Barrier Reef. Bright coral and azure blue waters create the perfect conditions for an expedition to find Nemo.

If you can’t get enough of the water, there is a lagoon-style pool and heated poolside spa to enjoy back at the apartments.

A handy tip: Coles delivers to the island, so place an order with Coles Online so you can stock the apartment kitchen with all the ingredients for a happy, affordable holiday.