With glorious weather, azure waters, brilliant beaches, awe-inspiring coral reefs, fascinating flora and fauna, fine food and wines, and activities almost too numerous to mention, the glorious destination of Hamilton Island has it all.
Convenient direct daily flights make it easily accessible. And once you get there, enjoy a wide range of activities, including: award winning restaurants, fine shops, sea kayaking, twilight sailing, game fishing, scenic flights, diving, koala cuddling, and bushwalking, relaxing by the pool, golf, waterskiing and more! It's no wonder it’s one of Australia's favorite island vacation destinations.
Fun Fact: Perfectly situated in the Great Barrier Reef amongst the 74 Whitsunday Islands located just off the Queensland Coast, Hamilton Island offers an experience like no other.
With regular daily tours to the world famous The Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach, Hamilton Island is the best place from which to discover these incredible natural formations. Spend a day at the beach, snorkel, scuba dive, or take in the incredible sights.
Whether you’re traveling solo, with that special someone, or with the entire family, Hamilton Island also has a range of accommodations to suit your taste and budget. Once you’re settled into your perfect accommodation, pick yourself a spot under a palm tree, grab a cocktail and catch up on your rest. Or, jump in to experience the endless flurry of activities – it’s all up to you!
Hayman Island is wonderfully situated in the magnificent Great Barrier Reef in the beautiful Whitsundays just off the Queensland coast. On a sparkling sunny day, the color of the water of Hayman's lagoon and Whitsunday Passage are simply stunning - the hues range from turquoise to emerald and sapphire. This destination is truly the epitome of tropical paradise.
Hayman Island offers guests plenty of activities that range from bushwalks to tours of the nearby Great Barrier Reef. Cruise or fly by helicopter to see Heart Reef, Hill Inlet or Whitehaven Beach. Enjoy all things aquatic, such as diving and snorkeling trips to fringing and outer reefs, escorted half and full-day game fishing trips, private charters, water skiing, sea kayaking and exhilarating inflatable tube rides to name just a few.
Nature lovers will delight in the fact that Hayman Island shows Whitsunday's teeming animal and plant life in all its glory. Imagine hundreds of species of birds, tropical fish, mollusks, sponges, hard corals, endangered dugong, endangered green and loggerhead turtles.
From honeymooners, to families, to singles and everything in between, bask in Hayman Island’s beautiful tropical climate with warm days, year round swimming and a relaxed atmosphere.
Fun Fact: The waters surrounding Hayman Island provide some of the best sailing in the world.
Daydream Island is your irresistible escape to paradise. With an abundance of things to see and do, it offers you the perfect destination, whether you're taking the entire family or traveling as a couple. It is the ideal base to explore the Whitsunday Islands and Australia's Great Barrier Reef. This small but dynamic island is big on luxury, comfort, entertainment and some serious island fun.
Inspired by its idyllic Coral Sea surrounds, Daydream Island activities have a distinct water theme featuring scuba diving, snorkeling, reef fishing, coral viewing, sailing, kayaking, swimming, shark, windsurfing, parasailing, jet skiing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, and knee boarding, just to name a few. However, top of the aquatic activities list would have to be exploring the Great Barrier Reef and diving Whitsundays style.
Daydream Island Whitsunday is home to many varieties of native animals. Harmless reef sharks and turtles are a common sighting over the Great Barrier Reef on the Whitsundays, as are sparkling fish and gorgeous coral. As you walk through the rainforest you'll also spot brightly colored birds, rock wallabies and Australian lizards.
Relax or frolic on the island's white sandy Whitsunday beaches, immerse yourself in the reef's crystal clear tropical water, or discover its beauties from the clear blue skies in a helicopter or seaplane. This tropical paradise is all yours to discover.
Fun Fact: The name "Daydream Island" came into use during the 1930s when Lee (Paddy) and Connie Murray established the first tourist resort on the island.