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Hamilton Island Bowling Alley

Resort Drive, 4803, Australia
+61 7 4946 8305
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Hammo bowling with pre-teens

Went with 2 pre-teen kids to waste an hour in the evening. Slightly different balls and some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alice F
,
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
kiwi family

Its a great place. We went twice and loved it. The games you play on the screen are fun. You can... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2018
lyndap15
,
Pukekohe, New Zealand
via mobile
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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.
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  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“great fun” (9 reviews)
“pins” (11 reviews)
“shoes” (5 reviews)
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Hours Today: 1:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Resort Drive, 4803, Australia
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+61 7 4946 8305
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went with 2 pre-teen kids to waste an hour in the evening. Slightly different balls and some unusual games as well as the standard bowling. Hard to get a strike. Not sure if the playing surface is completely flat any more based on the action...More

Thank Alice F
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Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Its a great place. We went twice and loved it. The games you play on the screen are fun. You can choose which one you play. The pins are on strings like puppets. Still works well. There is a mixture of ball types. Cold drinks...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Great place for an hour with the kids and grandson. Not as easy as it looks. Great range of games. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 7 October 2017

We decided to go bowling as it was raining had the best time with family of 3 teens. Well worth the $49.00 for a lane for an hour as we got a good few games in including snakes and ladders and crosses. Different to the...More

Thank Robyn B
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Nine curvy pins attached to string that oddly lift themselves like haunted marionettes once knocked down, odd-shaped balls to bowl with, and bizarre game rules like bingo and horse...this activity is likely best for families with pre-teen or teenage kids. We didn't love it --...More

Thank sleeta
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Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The bowling wasn't like anything I've ever played before but due to the company we keep we made it fun. The game itself was infuriating, confusing, and a little bizarre, but if you are going to kill an hour or so.....I guess It's a viable...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

$49 for the hour with as many games as you can get in. Lots of fun options via the computer. Great value for money. Wear runners so you don't have to wear their shoes. Grant was pretty busy but was extremely friendly and very helpful....More

Thank A T
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

While the staff member was a delightful young man I found the string/rope across the bowling lane very annoying. We did still have fun notwithstanding a couple of glitches where the game and scores disappeared. The good staff member gave us a new lane and...More

Thank Richard G
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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you James for going above and beyond in giving us a great "first" bowling experience for our son. Appreciate your guidance - we had a "ball"!

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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We booked for an hour on arrival our lane was not functioning the new lane we were placed in kept malfunctioning, each time we went to speak to the staff they were too busy talking amongst them selves or flirting the guests at the bar....More

1  Thank Skye H
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