Main navigation

My Hamilton Island - Mini Break

I was just taking a moment to reflect on how amazing my week was last week. I feel pretty lucky to be invited to Hamilton Island as a speaker. Literally a few hours from Sydney and I am on a tropical island – sipping a cocktail.

I bumped into some friends whilst I was there and they mentioned that they fly to Hamilton Island every 3 weekends or so for a four day weekend. They said while it sounds ‘luxurious’ the reality is with direct flights – and discount airfares – it simply just is not that much more than driving to south coast NSW from Sydney.

Whilst I was on the island of course I took the opportunity to familiarize myself with the range of experiences that RedBalloon has listed (there will be more coming soon too) – I’m glad to see that RedBalloon do have short stays listed at the Beach Club which is where I stayed with the Corporate RedBalloon team last visit – So I can attest to the fact that when you stay here – you instantly feel relaxed and in holiday mode.

One of my other favorite, completely indulgent (but life is short) experiences is the Helicopter Picnic on Whitehaven.

I left after my few days on Hamilton Island thinking – how lucky Australians are to have paradise so close, we can take a mini break at a tropical Island.

Sometimes just reflecting for a few moments and being grateful for our experiences and the things we have around us is enough to give us a sense of peace and harmony. Of course that is a bit easier on a mini-break.

Reader Interactions

Leave a comment
*All fields are required

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

join the conversation
@ the huddle
Click to discover how I can help you progress to the next level through my Facebook Community The Huddle.


  • Always an important reminder... everyone has something to teach us. #quote #inspiration
  • Archie here has never met a camera he didn't like 📸  Not a bad place to work when you can bring your dogs along 😉  Plus he came in uniform! 🐶 ❤️ #notmine #bigredgroup #redballoon #dogsofinsta
  • ‘Tis the season to put on a silly 👑 #myredballoon #party #workparty 🎈🎉
  • Amazing Christmas setting! @dinosaur_designs @veuveclicquotau #christmas
  • The rarest of moments. Both in the one place at the one time. He’s back and she’s now gone! ❤️ #motherlove


download the book

To learn more, enter your email for a FREE copy of Ready To Soar, Chapter One.

close x
  • enter your first name
  • enter your email
  • join the community

    To Learn more, enter
    email for a Free
    copy of Ready to Soar,
    Chapter One

    plus an invitation to join
    The Huddle Facebook community.

  • enter your name
  • enter your email