Resort Dress Code

For the comfort of all guests a minimum dress standard of smart casual attire and footwear is required in all restaurants, resort public areas and onboard the luxury launch transfers to and from the resort. Public areas include, but are not limited to, The Formal Gardens, Central Lanai, Adventure Lounge and Bar Fifty. Management reserves the right to apply their discretion at all times and refuse service to guests whose dress code presents a health and safety hazard, or does not meet our minimum dress standards. Please note this dress code is also applicable to guests arriving via private vessels.

BYO Alcohol Policy

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is a fully licensed venue where guests are not permitted to bring alcohol onto, or away from, the island. Please note fines are applicable to guests who do not operate in accordance with the resort’s strict no BYO alcohol policy.

Payment Method

As of 1 September 2021, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort will become a cashless resort. Cash will no longer be accepted on island and all transactions will be processed via credit card.

Recreational Drone Usage for Resort Guests

InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is committed to maintaining the safety, comfort and privacy of all guests. Recreational drone usage is not permitted on InterContinental Hayman Resort due to safety concerns and the high rates of air traffic in the Whitsundays. This includes but is not limited to all areas of Hayman Island, the resort’s transportation services and on resort tours/activities.

Violation of the resort’s strict no drone usage policy may result in the suspension of your accommodation booking, confiscation of any equipment and subsequent reporting to the Queensland Police. Individuals may be subject to litigious action for violation of privacy, injury to third party and breach of subsequent legislation.

Commercial Drone Usage

Written approval must be obtained from Resort Management prior to drone use on Hayman Island, the resort’s transportation services and on resort tours/activities. Operators can contact for further information. Film crews must have all required Civil Aviation Safety Authority approvals and provide evidence of these approvals to fly in the resort and its vicinity.