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Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

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Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

I want to get a ferry across from Hamilton island to Airlie beach as cheap as possible? Any Suggestions?

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1. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

Fantasea operate a ferry service hamilton Is to shute Harbour ....usually met by a public bus from memory which takes you into Airlie ..... they run almost hourlly but there is no pricing on the website .... and I cant remember

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2. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

Hi Kimi013,

Fantasea is your only option for a ferry from Hamilton Island Marina to Airlie Beach. Here's the link to the timetable: fantasea.com.au/page/…index.html and if you scroll to the very bottom and click on the long pink bar marked "Fantasea Ferry Fares", you'll find the pricing. It's $45 each way and unfortunately you won't be able to find a discount on that price anywhere, it's simply not offered.

If you mean travelling from Hamilton Island Airport to Airlie Beach, the pricing is $49 each way and there is a second option with Cruise Whitsundays.

Have a fun trip!

TW

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3. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

Quickest transport from Abel Marina, Airlie Beach to Beach resort Hamilton Island, please

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4. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

As said above Fantasea are the only ferry that can take your from Abel Point to Hamilton Island.

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5. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

Fantasea are the only ferry operators that can take you to Hamilton Island accomodation as well as Hamilton Island Airport. They depart from Shute Harbour only. (Not Abel Point)

Cruise Whitsundays can take you to Hamilton Island Airport. They depart from Abel Point (Airlie Beach)

Hope that helps.

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6. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

Skipper47, if you are going to stay on Hamilton Island in a resort, and need to get there from Abel Point Marina, your day will have to go like this:

catch a bus or taxi to Shute Harbour to the Fantasea terminal. Catch a Fantasea ferry from Shute Harbour to Hamilton Island Marina.

You are not able to get to the resort at Hamilton Island with Cruise Whitsundays, they are only permitted to drop off departing passengers at the airport.

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7. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

My partner and myself are staying in airlie beach and will need to get to Hamilton Island to catch a flight, could someone recommend the best way to achieve this.

Thanks in advance

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8. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

Either through Air Whitsunday for $75 each (bonus scenic flight included) or you can pre book a ferry for around $50 each

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9. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

Hi Christy,

Cruise Whitsundays operate the ferries exclusively now at $45pp each way: cruisewhitsundays.com/resort_connections.aspx

GSL Aviation also offer an airport transfer flight, with options of adding on a scenic flight over Whitehaven for an additional fee. Pricing from $75-$99pp each way: whitsundayscenicflights.com.au/hamilton-isla…

We hope you have a great time in the Whitsundays!

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10. Re: Travel between Hamilton Island and Airlie Beach

Travelling from Sydney to Hamilton Island in January. Staying at Airlie Beach for 4 days before returning back to Hamilton Island for 3 days. Do we need to pre-book our ferry crossings or can we buy tickets on the day?

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