Endurance Series - Hilly Half Marathon
May - Hit the long-distance running trail and be cheered on by the crowds on the annual Hilly Half Marathon. Held each May, the challenging Hilly Half Marathon follows road, fire trails and walking tracks through Hamilton Island’s undulating interior.
Following a rugged route uphill and down dale, the marathon puts individual and team relay competitors (3x7km) to the test.
There are prizes for place winners, spot prizes and a less challenging kids fun run.
Endurance Series - Great Whitehaven Beach Run
June - Take to the pristine sands of Whitehaven Beach and challenge yourself to a half marathon, 11km or 5.5km run. Enter the kids into the 1km junior run. Fun for the whole family.
Australia’s Largest Offshore Keelboat Regatta - RACE WEEK
Spectators and yachties from around the globe sail to Hamilton Island in August for the annual Hamilton Island Race Week, Australia’s largest offshore keelboat regatta.
Audi Hamilton Island Race Week is one of Australia’s favourite yachting events and a firm fixture on the international sailing calendar. Competitors, family and friends come together to enjoy the convivial atmosphere and unique camaraderie of the event’s on-water and off-water carnival.
Racing is split into a Grand Prix class for top-class racers; an IRC Passage class for modern fast-cruising yachts; performance racing and sports boat classes. Plus cruising, corporate, bareboat and non-spinnaker divisions. More recently, the introduction of Superyacht and SB3 divisions has added further dynamic to the event.
PGA Golf Professionals Championship
The national professionals final event and 3 day amateur golf championship.
Triathlon and Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim
Dive into the Hamilton Island Triathlon experience with, a swim in picturesque Catseye Bay, cycle including a unique airport runway section, and conclude with a run through the island’s Marina Village to a beach-side finish. The Junior Hamilton Island Triathlon is a fun swim, bike and run around the Hamilton Island village (open to children aged 14 years and under).
Cap off your weekend with a cruise to world renowned Whitehaven Beach, to participate in the Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim.
Photo Gallery - Around Hamilton Island