Welcome to 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.
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.
Located on the tranquil eastern side of the resort, all rooms and suites in this wing offer serene sophistication with views spilling into lush tropical landscapes overlooking the lily lagoon and are moments from Hayman Beach and Coral Sea.
Evoking a rare sense of escapism and accessibility, the Hayman Pool Wing presents magnificent luxury retreats perched over the iconic Hayman Pool with direct swim-out access or views across the breathtaking Coral Sea.
Experience Hayman Island’s most spectacular beachfront sanctuaries and private retreats featuring a collection of luxury villas each with uninterrupted views of Hayman’s white sandy beach and Coral Sea.
On the Hayman Island hillside to the east of the resort, two bespoke Hayman Residences are available as accommodation blending a perfect balance of private seclusion and ultimate luxury with full access to the resort’s facilities.
For selected Suite types, our dedicated InterContinental Concierge team are on hand to provide attentive, personal service throughout your stay. Let them help you design your personalised Whitsunday’s escape and enjoy the best of the InterContinental life.
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 or sea plane is required to reach Hayman Island. All three luxury transfer options connect with commercial flights to provide a seamless journey. Once you arrive to Hayman Island, one of our friendly team members will meet you at the marina to take you through a smooth check-in process. To book your transfer or make an enquiry, please reach out to our reservations team on +61 7 5501 9992 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Luxury Boat Transfer
The one-hour luxury launch transfer is an experience in itself, departing from Hamilton Island Airport and gliding through the stunning Whitsundays to Hayman Island. Flutes of sparkling wine and light canapes are served on board and your check-in is taken care of enabling you to be personally escorted to your room directly on arrival.
Priced from $210 per adult, and $110 per child, each way.
Luxury reaches new heights with a 15-minute helicopter ride from Hamilton Island to Hayman Island.
Priced from $700 per aircraft, each way with up to two guests or $1,400 per aircraft, each way with up to four guests.
Experience the beauty of the Whitsunday Islands from above with a 15-minute scenic seaplane flight from Hamilton Island direct to Hayman Island.
Priced from $1,200 per aircraft, each way, with up to five guests.
Exclusive Private Yacht Transfer
Arrive to Hayman Island in ultimate style having enjoyed your own exclusive private yacht charter through the Whitsunday Islands. Each journey can be tailored to your group’s individual needs.
Available upon request and subject to availability.
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.
From helicopter tours above the world-famous Heart Reef to private daytrips to Whitehaven Beach, scenic on-island hiking trails and sailing glass bottom boats around Hayman Island’s bays; we invite our guests to discover one of the seven wonders of the world through one-of-a-kind experiences.
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.
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.
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.
Hayman Spa & Wellness
Travel deeper into all-encompassing relaxation with Hayman Spa, rejuvenating both body and mind within one of ten luxurious treatment rooms. Deep immersion facials, invigorating massage therapies, a dedicated Hair Salon and an iconic spa oasis awaits.
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.
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.
Feel at elegant ease all day long with this central ocean facing dining room. From a world of choice at your daily buffet breakfast through to sophisticated a-la-carte dining in the evenings. Relax with a glass of pinot gris in hand as you explore Pacific’s contemporary island twist on a classic brasserie.
Encounter Amalfi Coast inspired vibes at this modern Trattoria. A space where lush greenery meets the azure blue and traditional Italian techniques define a beautiful menu. Amici immerses you in warm, inclusive dining each day. Celebrate an occasion or birthday in this amazing island setting.
Connect with bright, bold pan-asian flavours with a modern twist. This fast paced dining space also serves up fresh juices and healthy snacks. From pan fried noodles through to seafood with fusion, Bam Bam is fast, fun and flavourful for your family to enjoy all day long.
Perfectly positioned on the edge of the iconic Hayman Pool, the Aqua restaurant and bar offers a fresh lunch menu of seafood dishes, seasonal salad bowls and tropical refreshments including fresh juices and cocktails.
Sample signature cocktails as you relax as you take in views from one of the best locations on the island. Martinis, negronis and gimlets take on a new perspective as Bar 50 transforms old school tones into island time. This is the go-to place for pre and post dinner drinks.
Grove Boutique & Café
The resort’s Hamptons-style retail hub and casual daytime eatery, Grove Boutique & Café is a mecca of luxury retail brands, souvenirs, holiday essentials and relaxed barista crafted Vittoria Coffee. Home to a wide range of gourmet light bites and cold beverages as well as a dedicated ice cream bar and boutique wine cellar complete with bottled beers and Champagnes.
- Melbourne Cup
- Christmas & New Year Dining
- Activities Timetable
- Cocktail Masterclasses
- Flavours of Pacific Buffet
- Hayman Spa
Book for our Melbourne Cup Luncheon
The Melbourne Cup is Australia’s most popular annual horse race celebrating a wonderful tradition on the first Tuesday in November.
This year on the 5th November, we are giving you the chance to celebrate in style with our ‘Taste of Pacific’ Melbourne Cup Luncheon.
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 majestic Christmas Day feasts 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.
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.
Introducing an exciting activity from the Intercontinental Hayman Island Resort Restaurants & Bars team where you can learn to craft your own cocktails. Choose from classes on shaken cocktails, stirred cocktails or the unique experience of sabrage… removal of the top of a Champagne bottle with a sabre.
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.
Book a spa treatment
Travel deeper into all-encompassing relaxation at the Hayman Spa, rejuvenating both body and mind within one of ten luxurious treatment rooms (outdoor treatments also available on request). Deep immersion facials, invigorating massage therapies, a dedicated Hair Salon and an iconic spa oasis is available to transform you to a new level of relaxation.
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.
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.
Elegantly tying nature and celebration together, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort transforms your celebrations with iconic private island experiences, one-of-a-kind venues, and an unprecedented level of service excellence. Enjoy birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, and other milestone moments in our stunning location.
Experience Hayman’s Suite Collection
Imagine if you could indulge in an extra night of luxury with our compliments. Explore our one-of-a-kind suite offer when you book before 31 October 2019.
Celebrate the debut of The Whitsundays’ most iconic private island resort with an exclusive special on your luxury five-night stay.