A new era of immersive luxury in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will immerse you in the breathtaking beauty of the Whitsundays, iconic private island experiences and sacred moments of connection with your family, friends and yourself. Discover a place of visual and visceral beauty so deep, it will leave you feeling transformed.

Your Stay

Nestled at the northernmost point of the stunning Whitsundays, Australia’s most iconic private island resort redefines luxury island living with 168 beautifully-appointed rooms, suites and villas artfully intertwined with spectacular pools, panoramic seascapes and tropical gardens.

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Stay Offers & Packages

Discover our seasonal packages, special offers and IHG Rewards Club benefits designed to unlock an extraordinary stay in the Whitsunday Islands.

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Your Journey to Hayman Island

After your direct flight from one of Australia’s major capital cities to Hamilton Island, onward travel by boat, helicopter, private charter or seaplane is required to reach Hayman Island. To book your transfer or make an enquiry, please reach out to our reservations team on +61 7 5501 9992 or


Nestled at the northernmost point of Australia’s Whitsunday archipelago, Hayman Island unlocks the heart of the Great Barrier Reef by placing you moments away from Langford Island, Bali Hai, Blue Pearl Bay and Hook Island, while gifting direct access to the region’s icons through exclusive partnerships with Ocean Dynamics and Helireef.

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On-Island Activities

The stunning surrounds of Hayman Island offer immersive experiences for every guest; relax into rejuvenating spa treatments, dip into iconic swimming pools or hideaway in secluded coves as you indulge in gourmet picnics. Infuse your getaway with action-packed adventure found in gym sessions, kayak tours, fishing escapades, nature walks, yoga classes and more.

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By Water Experiences

Our partner, Ocean Dynamics, has designed an exhilarating collection of on water sports and private charter experiences set to take your breath away. From days spent on private yacht charters to scenic underwater diving tours, exhilarating jet ski adventures to romantic sunset sails, Ocean Dynamics promises to infuse your time in the Whitsundays with memorable moments.

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By Air Experiences

Explore the Whitsunday Islands by air with private helicopter tours and seaplane adventures organised through our partner, Helireef. Marvel the romantic constellation of Heart Reef from above, fly over Whitehaven Beach’s iconic turquoise waters and sand swirls or touch down on secluded bays for flutes of sparkling. Take your stay to new heights with Helireef.

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Luxury Tennis Camps

Immerse in outdoor learning on Hayman’s Recreation Centre’s courts with tennis lessons courtesy of the resort’s dedicated tennis coach. Choose from a curated list of programs catering to tennis-lovers of all levels, and bask in balmy island surrounds while improving your hit.

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Activities Timetable

Everyday at Hayman Island is a new day to create truly wonderful holiday memories with a wide range of daily activities, both on island and a selection of truly exhilarating water and air experiences across the Whitsundays and Great Barrier Reef. Check out our Activities timetable for a range of complimentary and bookable tours and experiences available.

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Restaurants & Bars

Designed to capture the essence of connectivity and the heart of Queensland’s local flavour; discover a collection of five distinct dining experiences on Hayman Island. Each unique destination on island is brought to life with extraordinary attention to our guests’ sensory experience.

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Christmas & New Year Dining Events

Immerse in a captivating celebration beyond your imagination as Australia’s most iconic private island rings in 2020 with a collection of signature Christmas and New Year’s Eve dining experiences. Two of the Resort’s restaurants have a majestic feast for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day planned for all of the family, and if you’re lucky to be at Hayman Island on New Year’s Eve, our choice of New Year’s dining events will be the a wonderful way to celebrate the start of a new decade.

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Mixology Masterclasses

Our mixology masterclasses invite guests to discover cocktail culture and origins, with two distinct shaken and stirred sessions providing a mix of classic and uniquely Hayman blends, and ceremonial sabrage sessions gifting extraordinary experiences.

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Flavours of Pacific Buffet

Immerse yourself in decadence with our ‘Flavours of Pacific’ premium buffet, an interactive journey now available in Pacific’s ocean-facing dining room. Indulge in fresh Australian produce inspired by our local region and centred around our wood-fired asado grill. Available on Tuesday and Friday evenings in our Pacific Restaurant. Bookings recommended.

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Meetings & Events

Australia’s most iconic private island resort redefines luxury entertaining whether it be small meetings of 10 or large sole-use conferences for 300. Discover the inspiration and expertise to make your event incredible with stunning venues, locally-sourced banquet menus and destination-inspired teambuilding experiences in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Three distinct wedding packages set the scene for a one-of-a-kind celebration. Whether it be saying “I do” overlooking the Coral Sea and Whitsunday Islands from our hilltop chapel or celebrating beautiful beginnings with an effortlessly glamorous beachfront cocktail party; our world-class team of wedding professionals understand the art of creating a celebration that tailors to each individual couple.

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Unlock our current stay offers and packages.

Cyber Sale

The best gifts can’t be wrapped. Australia’s most iconic private island resort invites sacred moments of connection with up to 25% off your stay including gourmet breakfast, book by 17th December 2019.

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Whitsundays Welcome

Celebrate the debut of The Whitsundays’ most iconic private island resort with an exclusive special on your luxury four-night stay.

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Meet for Free

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort invites you and your guests to MEET FOR FREE in one of our stunning indoor or outdoor event venues when you book 10 or more guest rooms.

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