20 Whitsunday Boulevard, The Whitsundays , Hamilton Island QLD 4803

qualia - qualia


qualia is Australia's newest premium resort on the Great Barrier Reef. Pronounced "kwahleea", it is a gated resort community, embedded in 30 acres of tropical garden landscape on the northern most tip of Hamilton Island. Be immersed in a relaxed atmosphere where facilities include 2 bars, the Long Pavilion which houses a library, wrap around lap pool, a restaurant and private dining room, and Spa qualia; offering an extensive range of luxurious local and international treatments. The main pool is located in a sheltered nook at the base of the cliff and is orientated towards the Coral Sea.


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar on Premises
  • Business Service Available
  • Courtesy Transfers
  • Day Spa
  • Day Tours/Tour Desk
  • Drycleaning
  • Eftpos Facilities
  • Currency Exchange
  • Free Morning Paper
  • Gymnasium
  • Hotel
  • Library
  • Masseur/Masseuse
  • Porter Service
  • Restaurant - On Premises
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Resort
  • Free Wi-Fi

Reception Hours:

24 hours.

Check In:


Check Out:


Check In/Out Info:

Please refer to travel documentation regarding access out of reception hours.

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Distance To Nearest Airport:

Hamilton Island is 16 kilometres south east of Shute Harbour with its own marina and airport catering for direct commercial and charter flights. Hamilton Island is situated in the heart of the Whitsundays and is 1 of 74 islands that lie between the Queensland Coast and the Great Barrier Reef.

Distance To Nearest Beach:


Restaurant Info:

Long Pavilion
Serving a fine dining experience with seasonal produce. Open daily for breakfast and dinner.

Pebble Beach
A relaxed and informal dining option. Open daily for lunch.

Bar Info:


Credit Cards Accepted:

All major credit cards.
Note that a credit card may be requested upon check-in as a form of security deposit.
Credit card surcharges apply.

Day Spa Facilities:

Spa qualia For a truly sensory experience, Spa qualia is a must. Ideally situated at the centre of the resort to catch the soft sea breeze and take in the tranquil views of the Whitsundays, the spa is the perfect place in which to indulge and unwind.

Disabled Facilities:

Disabled room(s) available on request basis.

Driving Info:

Arrive at Hamilton Island by direct commercial air service from Sydney (2.5 hours), Melbourne (3 hours), Brisbane (2 hours) and Cairns (1 hour) or scheduled launch transfer from Shute Harbour (35 minutes).
Launch transfers operated by Cruise Whitsundays from Airlie Beach to Hamilton Island departure times vary througout the year.  Regular services operate daily and connect with all flights.
Return launch transfers from Hamilton Island Marina to Shute Harbour departure times vary througout the year.  Regular services operate daily and connect with all flights.
A complimentary VIP buggy transfer meets all flights and launch transfers at either Hamilton Island Airport or Hamilton Island Marina to transfer to qualia.  
Return complimentary VIP buggy transfers from qualia meets all commercial flights at Hamilton Island Airport or launch transfers to Airlie Beach.

Transfer Info:

Includes complimentary VIP buggy airport or marina transfers.
Note: a valid international drivers licence must be presented to gain access to the golf buggy.

~~ 15-Dec-2013 to 31-Dec-2013~~Valid 25 December 2013 and 31 December 2013
Restaurant bookings are essential for Christmas Day and New Year's Eve on Hamilton Island and must be pre-paid. Full details available on request.
Note: qualia Classic includes New Years Eve dinner in the rate.~~:End~~

Important Information:

Valid for 01APR14-31MAR16: Tours, Activities, and Restaurants: Hamilton Island recommends all tours, activities, and restaurants are prebooked to avoid disappointment on arrival. Conditions: - Arrival and departure details MUST be supplied at time of booking. Spa Qualia: With high demand for appointments at Spa qualia, it is highly recommended all guests make an advanced reservation prior to their arrival to avoid disappointment. If you wish to make an appointment please contact the spa directly.


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