Hamilton Island is located on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Visitors can enjoy the beautiful climate, blue waters, beautiful beaches, magical coral reefs and fascinating flora and fauna. Hamilton Island is a holiday resort. Lying on the beach, visitors get to enjoy the beautiful sunrise and sunset. There is a variety of activities to choose from on Hamilton Island, including taking a cruise ship to the Great Barrier Reef or the nearby Whitehaven Beach. Visitors can also play golf, or do some non-motorized water sports.