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Hamilton Island Through Instagram

Hamilton Island Through Instagram

We’ve been wanting to do a post like this for a while and finally we’ve got enough photos on Instagram to be able to do it!

Australia’s Hamilton Island was one of our favorite travel destinations (as we’ve probably already told you!) so it’s a delight to be able to share these photos with you.

Here is the best of Hamilton Island through Instagram!

Hamilton Island, here we come! Beautiful morning above the clouds...

Early morning flights are always painful but they’re made slightly easier when you know you’re going somewhere great. Plus, watching the sun rise from above the clouds is a pretty cool sight.

Soon after arriving on Hamilton Island Marina Village - beautiful!

We had soon touched down and since it was too early to check in to our hotel, the two of us headed down to Marina Village to grab some lunch. This is one of the first water views we saw at Hamilton Island and it just got better…


While we were eating we were joined by this clever creature. Amy managed to snap this stunning photo of a cockatoo in front of the Main Street bakery – not a bad picture for an iPhone 3GS!

Risotto from the Manta Ray Cafe

Later that night Amy enjoyed this delicious risotto at the Manta Ray Cafe.

Fantasea Boat to ReefworldUnderwater Observatory at Fantasea Reefworld

Our first day trip was out to Fantasea Reefworld to go snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Unfortunately we couldn’t take the phone under the water but you can check out our underwater photos and Great Barrier Reef video to see more.

Whitehaven Beach Whitehaven Beach Shadows

The following day we ventured out to world-famous Whitehaven Beach and spent an afternoon enjoying the pristine white sands and turquoise waters.

Perfect Sunrise over Catseye BeachBreakfast with the Koalas

Our final morning on Hamilton Island was spent watching the sun rise over Catseye Beach and eating our breakfast with koalas at the local wildlife park. The perfect end to a perfect vacation!

Did you enjoy our snapshot of Hamilton Island through Instagram? Follow @amzkiz to see more of our future travel photos.


  1. Posted June 12, 2012 at 9:08 pm | Permalink

    I’ve always wanted to get to Hamilton Island and hopefully I will in the next year or two…photos like these make me want to jump on a plane right now!
    Toni recently posted..A post with no name

    • Posted June 12, 2012 at 9:47 pm | Permalink

      It’s a fantastic place as we’ve been harping on about for the past month, really hope you get to visit this beautiful part of the world. 🙂

  2. Posted June 12, 2012 at 9:16 pm | Permalink

    Very cool idea. The picture of the cockatoo is amazing, especially for a cell phone.
    John recently posted..Visiting Charlottesville, VA: The Local’s Take With Liz of ‘L’appel du Vide’

    • Posted June 12, 2012 at 9:48 pm | Permalink

      Thanks John – yeah we had absolutely perfect timing with the cockatoo photo, don’t think we could ever take that one again!

  3. Posted June 12, 2012 at 9:29 pm | Permalink

    wish I had gotten there! Looks fantastic!
    Annie of TravelShus recently posted..Weekly Photo: Jost Van Dyke, British Virgin Islands

    • Posted June 12, 2012 at 9:48 pm | Permalink

      It is fantastic Annie – thanks for commenting, it’s great to have you here! 🙂

  4. Posted June 13, 2012 at 1:53 am | Permalink

    Stop! You’re making me miss Hamilton Island and we only just got home last night…
    Claire recently posted..Perfect Day Trip to the Reef

    • Posted June 13, 2012 at 7:48 am | Permalink

      Haha just payback for all of your photos over the last week! 🙂

  5. Posted July 9, 2012 at 3:08 am | Permalink

    I never heard of this place before, the colors of the water and the sunrise are beautiful, and the bear is cute!
    Ayelet – All Colores recently posted..Bnei Zion, Israel: A Quick Drive Through the Village My Grandparents Built

  6. Posted February 21, 2013 at 9:52 pm | Permalink

    Great photos! I agree with John, the timing of the cockatoo pic is excellent! What a beautiful sunrise at Catseye too, such a dream destination!

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