Travel Blogs from Hamilton Island
Our second night was spent at Maureen's Cove at the top of Hook Island, a very pretty anchorage. The boys went out in the brig first thing in the morning to fish off Pinnacle Point but unfortunately only caught a large bat fish which they kindly returned to the sea. The excursion was not a complete loss as they were thrilled to be surrounded by six whales who were up to all sorts of antics and making a lot of noise.
... street front as well as a spectacular meal at Bommie Restaurant at the Hamilton Island Yacht Club. What a magnificent building! The architects have done an amazing job designing a visually stimulating and practical building with a spectacular bar area beside the marina and overlooking the harbour entrance.
We caught up for drinks with Kim and John on Kimi before they moved their ...
Yesterday we arrived at Hamilton Island, 3 weeks after leaving our home port of Pittwater and having travelled just over 1000 nautical miles (about 1850 km). Fortunately, most of the time we have had excellent conditions, but not so for the long and tedious leg from Great Keppel Island to the Percy Islands. What should have been a 6 hour trip became over 7 hours as tidal rips and a short choppy sea hindered our progress. David had set the throttle on 1900 rpm (a fuel ...
... totally beached it within seconds. It turned the boat so that the waves were coming over the side, everything was getting drenched. We had plenty of offers for help because the school kids were watching, but Terry was able to point our boat in the right direction, and we were off again. We had a look at another gorgeous area called Dugong Bay. then it was back to Hamilton Island for a second ...
... weather. The water is the most stunning aqua colour, absolutely mesmerising. We had a lovely lunch on the boat, then decided that we couldn't resist going for a little swim. We pulled out the snorkelling gear, jumped into the magical water and went to explore the coral. The water, although beautiful and clear, was a little cool, so our swim was quite short lived. We got out, dried, then had a more thorough read ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet