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“Harder than 10 pin bowling but lots of fun”

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 16 July 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!

Thank pmrb80
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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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