Tropical North Queensland Islands
The incredibly remote and secluded Robinson Crusoe-like experience, voted by Vogue magazine as the most secluded and unspoilt island retreat in the world - located 400 air miles north of Cairns. With just 4 guest lodges, access is only by light aircraft and is only open at certain times of the year. True wilderness right on the Great Barrier Reef.
The sophisticated and luxurious 5 star Lizard Island Resort, located 240kms north of Cairns and 92kms north east of Cooktown. Spectacular and private, Lizard has its own airstrip and is also a National Park. Exclusive and beautiful, Lizard offers some of the best scuba diving, snorkelling and game fishing in the world.
Situated on Australia's beautiful Great Barrier Reef just 45 minutes off-shore from Cairns, Green Island is a small coral cay of 15 hectares surrounded by a magnificent coral reef, and one of Australia's premier environmental heritage sites. Green Island Resort has been acclaimed for its sensitive balance between the needs of visitors and the protection of a unique environment. Green Island is a National Park and as such the resort is unique.
Fitzroy Island is a 45 minute ferry ride (about 30kms) from Cairns in Queensland, and is surrounded by a reef system that forms part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Idyllic white sandy beaches lead into the safe, sheltered waters, which are also ideal for swimming and water sports. Fitzroy Island Resort offers a contemporary restaurant, large pool with a pool bar and swim up bar, internet cafe, games room, indoor movie theatre, resort mini supermarket and wellness area.
Located just eight kilometers off the Townsville coast, Magnetic Island is described as a suburb of Townsville, a relaxing residential seaside village. The island is just a 25 minute passenger ferry ride or 45 minutes by car ferry. The island offers a variety of family apartments, resorts and backpacker hostels. Visitors to the island can take their own car across. There is plenty to do on the island, including kayaking, sailing, peruse art galleries, learn to scuba dives or enjoy the string of wonderful cafes, taverns and restaurants.
Hayman is the most northern island in the Whitsunday Island group. Renowned for its elegance, service and superior location in the Great Barrier Reef, Hayman is a unique 5-star resort. It is the only Australian island to be accepted as a member of the prestigious organisation The Leading Hotels of the World.
Hamilton Island is a place to experience everything or enjoy doing absolutely nothing. Choose from the widest range of accommodation in the Whitsundays, be pampered in Beach Club reserved especially for adults or choose from the selection of hotel rooms, self contained apartments and villas or the quaint palm bungalows. Spoil yourself or your family at Hamilton Island, there are plenty of ways to do it, and all of it is surrounded by beautiful coral-fringed beaches.
Daydream Island Resort & Spa is a tropical paradise located in the magnificent Whitsunday's on the Great Barrier Marine Park. Daydream Island offers a complete range of facilities to enjoy including the Daydream Rejuvenation Spa, open air cinema or surrounding National Park. A perfect place to recharge your batteries or to take the children for a well deserved break.
Situated in the beautiful Whitsundays, Breakfree Long Island Resort offers total relaxation, countless activities and an amazing array of entertainment. Go from doing absolutely nothing to doing whatever you want in a short change of location or a quick change of attitude!
Southern Great Barrier Reef Islands
On Heron Island you walk straight from the beach to the reef's edge and the waters are literally teeming with life. You'll explore acres of living coral just metres from your room. That's what sets Heron apart you are actually living on the reef. On Heron, stress is replaced by a sense of adventure and your days are filled with discovery.
Those that are drawn to Wilson Island will see the natural beauty of the island, its seclusion and the freedom from modern-day living as part of its appeal. Wilson Island provides the opportunity to camp out in style in comfortable designer-inspired tent accommodation for a maximum of just 12 guests. Wilson Island is a private island and surrounded by pristine reef and beach environments. The remote coral cay, located just 8 nautical miles from Heron Island, offers seclusion in a setting of unrivalled natural beauty.
Lady Elliot is famous worldwide for its Green and Loggerhead turtle rookery, along with its extensive Manta Ray population and bird nesting grounds. At Lady Elliot Island guests step right off the beach to snorkel, swim and dive in one of the world's richest marine eco-systems.
Southern Queensland Islands
Set amongst the natural surroundings of the world's largest sand island, Fraser Island, Kingfisher Bay Resort is a unique holiday destination providing adventure and excitement but at the same time a casual atmosphere for the ultimate in relaxation. Kingfisher Bay is built to strict environmental standards, so its guests may enjoy the best of the natural surroundings. Hotel rooms and Villas are featured along with numerous activities, excursions and guest facilities.
Tangalooma Island Resort is surrounded by crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and untouched national parks on the second largest sand island in the world - Moreton Island. Tangalooma Resort consists of a range of accommodation options to suit all travellers. Activities and facilities are endless and whether you are seeking an action packed, educational, nature based or relaxing holiday, Tangalooma Resort on Moreton Island is the perfect choice for your next Queensland holiday.