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“Disappointed kids - we did not get to play!”

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.
Reviewed 12 July 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.

Thank Bernard L
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

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.

Thank Gavan F
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Reviewed 26 June 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!!!!

Thank Craig Z
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Reviewed 24 June 2014 via mobile

Went with our 9 yo and 1 yo. Very friendly staff and good environment. Kid friendly options and had a very good experience.

Thank Sabrina G
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

A great way to pass the time while it was bucketing outside, expensive but so is everything on the island.

Its a mini, kiddy style bowling alley which was great even for the grown ups.

You can book 1 hr or 2 hr sessions.

Thank Blue_Armitage
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