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“Good but a bit confusing” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Hamilton Island Bowling Alley

Hamilton Island Bowling Alley
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Owner description: 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.
Brussels, Belgium
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63 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good but a bit confusing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2014

Good entertainment but games were a bit confusing. I had expected a more normal 10 pin bowling arrangement but it was 9 pins and a large choice of computer games to choose what you bowled for

Visited July 2014
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Australia
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35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
“Harder than 10 pin bowling but lots of fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had never heard of "9 Pin Bowling" before, we assumed it would be just like 10 pin but found it much more difficult than that! Still it was plenty of fun for the whole family, the facilities in the bowling alley were great and the service at the counter was fantastic. Another fun activity ticked off the list!

Visited July 2014
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“Disappointed kids - we did not get to play!”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014

On the eve of our departure (with having had a near perfect beach holiday) we arrived late afternoon at the bowling to enquire what was required to be able to play. Trent advised that we would have to pay $45/hr and that we should come back later with closed shoes. So a couple of hours later we returned with closed shoes with just enough time to spare before our dinner booking at Romanos.

Trent then advised that we should have made a booking and that no alleys were currently available. At no stage during our enquiry were we made aware that a booking was required (especially after suggesting that we intended to return). So a big thumbs down for this which somehow made a lasting impression.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Bernard L
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Melbourne, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good family fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

Our young boys (ages 5 & 7) really enjoyed the bowling as it was a bit different to normal 10 pin howling and gave them a good chance to compete against their parents. Plenty of different variations of the game kept their interest for an hour.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Gavan F
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Bowen, Australia
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Fantastic fun!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2014

What a enjoyable time we had doing this.... The different games we played an the fun we had over the hour we booked was just terrific.... a must do experience for families, couples, honeymooners and everyone!!!!

Visited June 2014
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Thank Craig Z
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