Getting to Long Island

The below map shows Long Island location in the Whitsundays, west of Hamilton Island and south of Daydream Island. Also visible is its main access point, the Port of Airlie. Situated approximately 13 km off Queensland's east coast, Long Island is one of the most beautiful and unspoilt of the 74 Whitsunday Islands and is surrounded by the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.

Long Island

Getting There

Getting to Long Island is as simple as flying into Hamilton Island Airport and taking a 30 minute transfer with Cruise Whitsundays to the Island (Breakfree Long Island Resort).

The closest mainland airport is Proserpine Airport and direct transfers to Breakfree Long Island Resort are available from here via seaplane. Otherwise, you can be transferred from Proserpine Airport to the Port of Airlie via bus, taxi or private car and catch the same direct ferry service to Breakfree Long Island Resort.

If travelling to Paradise Palm Bay Long Island, you are only able to access the Island via Helicopter. Helicopter transfers are available from Hamilton Island and are payable directly to Hamilton Island Air (we can arrange this for you when making your reservation).

Most airlines offer flights to the Hamilton Island or Proserpine Airports directly from most major Australian cities. These airports also accept international flights however you should check with your preferred airline.

Flight Times

Sydney 2hrs 25mins
Melbourne 3hrs 24mins
Brisbane 1hr 45mins
Cairns 1hr 05mins