In Queensland, 92 Oprah Show Ultimate Viewers stayed on Hamilton Island—a premier resort destination and a gateway hub for diving and snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef. Recreate their incredible trip with this complete itinerary.
Where We Stayed:
The Reef View Hotel: This hotel has many amenities, including a swimming pool, the Reef Lounge bar and in-house Pool Terrace Restaurant.
Where We Ate:
The Outrigger: Enjoy a full buffet breakfast with Australia's most-loved animal, the koala. Dine a few feet away from these cuddly animals while taking in the breathtaking and spectacular views.
Beach House: Located on Catseye Beach
Sails on the Beach
What We Did:
Fantasea Boat Tour: Embark on Great Barrier Reef boat tours departing from Hamilton Island.
Fantasea Reefworld: Take a day trip to the Reefworld Pontoon located on Hardy's Reef, on the Outer Barrier Reef, and enjoy morning and afternoon tea, a barbecue buffet lunch, snorkeling equipment, a semi-submersible tour, underwater viewing chambers and a water slide. Come face-to-face with thousands of different species of marine life.
Aussie Beach Extravaganza at Whitehaven Beach: Imagine a pristine beach with 95 percent pure white silica sand stretching for seven kilometers, gently lapped by rippling waves in 100 shades of turquoise and aquamarine. Whitehaven Beach is regularly voted one of the world’s most beautiful beaches and is located on the east coast of uninhabited Whitsunday Island, an easy day trip from Hamilton Island.
Banjo Patterson Day Sail: Soak up the peace and tranquility aboard Banjo Patterson while you sail amongst the tropical Whitsunday Islands. Enjoy a barbecue lunch on the deck and an informative commentary on the Whitsunday Islands, its history and heritage.
Golfing at Dent Island
Watersports on Catseye Beach
Guided Bushwalk to Passage Peak
Where We Traveled:
Daintree – view itinerary