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Address: Resort Drive, 4803, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4946 8305
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Sun - Sat 1:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Description: If you're looking for a different kind of holiday activity, Hamilton...
If you're looking for a different kind of holiday activity, Hamilton Island's bowling alley offers family-friendly games, from 1.30Pm - 9.00Pm every day. What you'll love about Island Bowling: - Try your hand at 9-pin bowling - an original bowling game that dates back to the 11th century. - Fun for the whole family - with small children even catered for, with bumpers and ramps. - Try night bowling! As the sun goes down, the Island Bowling transforms with glow in the dark lanes, pins, balls and state-of-the-art lighting. - Plenty of room - with seven lanes, an amusement arcade, and a fully-licensed bar.
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Great fun for family

Had a really fun time here. We are not serious bowlers so weren't that worried about the fact that it is 9 pins. You can put bumpers up and down yourself so can be used by adults... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 11, 2015
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Hobart
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90 reviews 90 reviews
51 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Had a really fun time here. We are not serious bowlers so weren't that worried about the fact that it is 9 pins. You can put bumpers up and down yourself so can be used by adults and kids in same lane. It wasn't just normal bowling, there were lots of different games you could play while hitting the pins... More 

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Buderim
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17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Great game to play to have a break from the sun. It's a little different to 10 pin bowling and they have heaps of different games you can play that can make it fairer for those not so good at hitting the pins! Good fun at $49/hour for the lane.

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Maryborough, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

this is9 pin bowling and although its only 1 pin short of the preffered 10 pin bowling they are worlds apart...its a poor mans version and I cant see why they didn't go all out and use 10 pin...its virtually impossible to get a strike for a start...I asked if anyone has ever got a strike and the girl told... More 

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Bendigo, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

I am 11. I love sport so i really wanted to try bowling on my holiday. Firslty for a lane for 6 people it costs heaps of money and the atmosphere was bad. The staff were no help. The balls got stuck too much. 10 pin bowling is heaps better. I will never go back to that bowling alley!!

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David_hiactivities, General Manager at Hamilton Island Bowling Alley, responded to this review

Dear Jack Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your bowling experience. This facility remains one of our most popular family and group activities on island so I am disappointed you did not enjoy your experience with us. Kegel bowling is very different to ten pin as you point out, with kegel having over 30 different interactive... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Went with my girlfriend after a night out, and I think being a little drunk helped increase the fun :) The girl working there, Bianca, was one of the most friendly people I've ever met, and she was more than happy to indulge me with my strange tangents. Never have I walked out of a place feeling so happy, mainly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Lovely for the children and adults alike. A great way to have a family bonding session and a laugh. Staff excellent and very welcoming

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Central Coast NSW
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

After a long day in the sun and waiting for our dinner reservation, we decided to give this a go. It was great fun and a different spin on the old regular bowling! Really helpful and genuinely lovely staff made for a great hour of laughs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was fun and entertaining. Not your usual bowling but a computer game with many different things to choose from. Would be great fun with a family group.

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Melbourne
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Haven't played this for many years we had a lot of laughs very entertaining. It has neon lights. Drinks can be purchased too.

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We'll what can i say.. Bowling is always fun in any forms. But 9 Pin Bowling?? not for starters i'm sure.. Spend all the time here fooling around with my mates, but not serious bowling. The place is great .. service is good, great energy in the alley.

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