In 15 minutes we made the decision to purchase half-priced air tickets to Hamilton Island; now I don't know if it was a "penny-wise, pound-foolish" case.
Accommodation seems really expensive! Is it unrealistic to look for accommodation for Around $150 per night?? Everything seems to be around if not above the $300-mark. Anyone has good recommendations for "BEST VALUE" accom? Again, steering well under $300 will be great!!!!
We're only going for 3 nights, so I suppose it's not worth taking a ferry to Airlie Beach from HI (accom seemed cheaper there).
I've read some "travel websites" that advertise ferry trips "out to the Great Barrier Reef" from HI. Isn't HI on GBR? Can I snorkel out from the beach, expecting to see fishies and all?
I'm clearly clueless about this!