Hamilton Island Ferry + Wildlife + Bowling

Duration | 10 hours (approx)
Mobile Ticket OK

Set sail with the kids and cruise through the Whitsundays to fabulous Hamilton Island. A full day of family-friendly adventures and island experiences awaits!

On the island, hop-on/hop-off shuttle buses loop past island highlights and spectacular lookouts. At WILD LIFE Hamilton Island meet koalas, kangaroos, dingoes, birds and reptiles. Enjoy fish-and-chips for lunch, then an hour of Island Bowling. In the afternoon, swim at the pool or Catseye Beach, try kayaking, snorkelling, kids’ quad bikes or go-karting before your return cruise.


  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays to Hamilton Island
  • Entry to WILD LIFE Hamilton Island
  • 1 hour at Island Bowling Alley
  • Full use of island shuttle bus, pool areas and Catseye Beach
  • Activities including go-karting, Jetryder and quad bikes (own expense)


  • Drinks and alcoholic beverages
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure times & locations

Departs daily from Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach | Departs 08:00 AM | Returns 6:10 PM

*No coach pick up available for this time. COACH TRANSFERS to Port of Airlie are available at an additional cost. RETURN times are when the vessel arrives back at the mainland/island resort. NOTE: Schedule changes may occur.

Travelling with children
Children between the ages of 2-14 years will be applicable for child rates. Infants 0-3 years travel free of charge. Guests must be able to show valid ID at check in to support their ticket type (i.e Senior or Child ticket). 

Family Friendly
We offer special rates for familes. Please check the booking for form for up to date family pricing.

Things To Bring

  • Swimwear and beach towel
  • Sunhat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Light jacket/sweater for a cool or windy day
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit card

Additional Info
Nearest airports: Fly into Proserpine airport also known as Whitsunday Coast Airport (40 miles from Airlie Beach) or fly into Hamilton Island Airport.

Booking Info

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking. 

Instant Booking & Mobile Friendly Tickets
Check availability & book here to secure you spot on Hamilton Island Family Day Tour. Pre-booking is essential. Please do not turn up on the day without a booking.

About Cruise Whitsundays

Award winning 'Cruise Whitsundays' is the Whitsundays largest and most experienced marine tourism operator offering a range of day cruises and Island Resort connections. Cruises visit the Great Barrier Reef , Whitehaven Beach and island resorts on Hamilton Island and Daydream Island. The multi-award winning Great Barrier Reefsleep overnight experience is one of Australia's most unique places to stay. 'Resort Connections' provide services between island resorts and the Whitsunday Coast and connecting the region's airports arrivals and departures.

Departs daily from Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach | Departs 08:00 AM | Returns 6:10 PM