Optional Activities

Please note that all optional activities are subject to availability and costs may be subject to change. 


OPTIONAL Pre-conference Full Day Barrier Reef Tour - sunday 27 march


Travel to the outer Great Barrier Reef onboard ‘Seaflight’, a 37 metre air-conditioned catamaran, for an amazing outer reef experience. With four plasma screens, two large televisions for audiovisual presentations and a split-level microphone system ‘Seaflight’ is the ideal vessel for your educational Great Barrier Reef experience. The pontoon at Reefworld is spacious and innovative with a choice of areas to relax with a great range of activities available. Snorkelling provides a great opportunity for all guests to experience the wonderful colour and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef up close and guests who would rather stay dry can enjoy the reef in the comfort of the semi-submersible coral viewer and underwater observatory. 

Additional charge - $269 per person (lunch, morning and afternoon tea are included in this full day tour)


Optional Activities - tuesday 29 MARCH 

Conference organisers have put together some of Hamilton Island's most popular activities for you to participate in during the free afternoon on Tuesday 29 March. All of these activities are optional and booked in addition to your registration.


Watersports Jetryder Tour

If you’re looking for some adventure on your Hamilton Island holiday, you can’t go past the island’s own Jetryder jet boat - which will take you on a high-speed, thrilling ride in the island’s protected waterways. Enjoy exhilarating spins, turns and power stops on the fastest ride on Hamilton Island. Ride lasts for 30 minutes. Life jackets are provided. Tour departs at 2:00pm.
Additional charge - $65 per person


Golfing at Hamilton Island Golf Club - 9-holes

Designed by champion golfer, Peter Thomson, the par 71 championship Hamilton Island Golf Club on neighbouring Dent Island measures 6,120 metres (6692 yards). The only championship island golf course in Australia, the course has been designed to challenge all levels of golf enthusiasts, from resort guests to professional golfers. The changes in course elevation, restricted landing areas and the ever-present breezes provide a definite challenge from the back tees and enjoyable resort golf from the forward markers. The island's natural and rugged beauty, together with its mountainous terrain affords stunning 360 degree views across secluded coves and beaches to adjacent passages and islands, and the mainland beyond.
Additional charge - $110 per person (includes shared golf cart and return Hamilton Island transfers)


Island Spa Package 

Set amongst the beautiful Whitsundays, Spa Wumurdaylin welcomes you to a divine relaxation haven. Carefully selected spa products from Waterlily have been chosen to provide a unique experience while capturing the beauty of the Whitsunday Islands.

1 hour "Ritual of Rejuvenation"

The perfect combination to refresh the face and relax the body, including a divine body and scalp massage, plus petite spa facial. Additional charge - $165

Destination De-stress

The ideal treatment to over-worked bodies and minds including a stress relieving body and scalp massage, plus spa foot treatment.
Additional charge - $165


Whitehaven Beach Afternoon Cruise

Whitehaven Beach is a spectacular Whitsunday icon. Seven kilometres of glistening white silica sand and a stretch of turquoise water makes it one the most beautiful beaches in the world! Due to its National and Marine Park status, Whitehaven Beach is fully protected and seemingly untouched. Located on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the islands in the Whitsunday region, it is just a 35-minute scenic journey from Hamilton Island. The afternoon cruise is from 12:55pm - 5:00pm.
Additional charge - $128 per person


Jet Ski Tour - SOLD OUT

An unforgettable adventure in an unforgettable location! Operated by experienced and friendly instructors, this exciting tour will see you guided on a tour through the blue waters of the Whitsundays. No experience necessary. Duration: 1hr Jet Ski tour (Additional 30min briefing). Bookings are available at either 1:15pm or 2:45pm.
Additional charge - From $229 per ski, 1 person – or $269 with 2 people on one ski (one driver only)


Whitehaven Beach Getaway by Helicopter - ONE PLACE LEFT!

Experience the unique views of the Whitsundays including Hill Inlet by helicopter. Fly direct to Whitehaven Beach and spend one and a half hours on this spectacular beach before your return flight back to Hamilton Island. Duration: 2 hours (30 min flight time)

Additional charge - $350 per person


Please note that all optional activities are subject to availability and costs may be subject to change.