Great Barrier Reef Islands

The Great Barrier Reef is a World-Heritage Listed coral reef system, the largest of its kind, and a magical backdrop with hundreds of islands and coral cays scattered throughout, offering a uniquely spectacular natural setting for a holiday of a lifetime.

Meander your way through the islands by catamaran to a secluded beach for a picnic lunch, or bushwalk to an island peak and witness the breathtaking views of your surrounds. Swim off the beach into a coral wonderland where the waters are teeming with fish and other marine life.

Daydream Island
  Daydream Island Resort and Spa
Green Island
  Green Island Resort
Hamilton Island
  Hamilton Island Resort - Beach Club
  Hamilton Island Resort - Palm Bungalows
Hayman Island
  One & Only Hayman Island
Heron Island
  Heron Island
Lizard Island
  Lizard Island

Fun Fact: The Great Barrier Reef is around 500,000 years old.

From any one of these islands, you can choose how you will personally connect with the reef, some of which may include overnight luxury cruises, snorkeling and diving, deep sea fishing, chartered sea plane joy flights, a swim with turtles, or witnessing the majestic whales playing together offshore. You can expect the outdoors to be number one on your to do list!

From the exclusivity and luxury of five star resorts to a “back-to-nature” style of designer inspired safari tents, the diverse array of islands will provide your very own Great Barrier Reef experience. Choose an experience of ecological appreciation, world class luxury, seclusion, adventure, or complete relaxation. Take your pick from activity packed family resorts and romantic getaways, to luxurious beach villas and wilderness-style camping – there’s something to perfectly suit your very own island getaway!

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