Queensland Islands Travel Guide

Heron Island
Hayman Island by InterContinental
Jetty & Launch Heron Island
Hayman Cabanas

Welcome To The Queensland Islands

From the magical Whitsundays to the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef, the Queensland Islands are a spectacular region bursting with natural beauty and opportunity for adventure. Sprawling over 2000 km across Australia's far north, this magnificent archipelago includes the spectacular Daydream, Hamilton, Hayman and Heron Islands, resembling total tropical paradise. An unrivalled playground for beach goers, divers, boaters and resort loungers, the Queensland Islands are Australia's crown jewel of holiday destinations.

Check out: Daydream Island, Hamilton Island, Hayman Island, Heron Island and Lady Elliot Island.

Flanked by azure seas and vibrant coral reefs, the Queensland Islands vast landscape is also home to rain forests, national parks and some of the most pristine beaches on earth. Spend your days exploring uninhabited islands, marvel at the spectacular Whitehaven beach and enjoy days of endless relaxation beneath the tropical sun.

Beyond the postcard of scenic perfection, the Queensland Islands play host to a world-class range of hotels and resorts. Popular with family holidays, honeymoons and romantic getaways, the superior accommodation ranges from exclusive 5 star resorts, private beachfront villas to family friendly apartments and everything in between. Whether you're seeking a blissful holiday escape or an unforgettable tropical adventure, the Queensland Islands are the ultimate holiday destination.

Know Before You Go

Welcome to your go-to-guide detailing everything you need to know about visiting the magical Queensland Islands. Here we've compiled the most important things you should know before booking your next holiday like when is the best time to visit, which airlines can take you there and whether you should purchase travel insurance. Our straightforward guide is designed to help answer all your Queensland Islands travel queries and assist you in planning your holiday with ease.


Before You Go FAQs

From packing information and weather forecasts to commonly asked questions like "when is the best time to visit?", our FAQs detail everything you need to know for your next Queensland Islands holiday.


Best Time To Visit The Queensland Islands

While the Queensland Islands are a fantastic destination to visit all year round, considerations such as weather, peak seasons and pricing will help determine the best time to visit.

Ultimate Whitehaven Beach Hike & Hill Inlet

Getting To The Queensland Islands

From flights and helicopters to ferry's and cruises, explore our great range of transport options from ports across Australia to discover how you can escape to the beautiful Queensland Islands

Whitehaven beach

Flights To The Queensland Islands

Everything you need to know about flying to the Queensland Islands, including essential info on the major airlines, airports and the best way to access the islands. Search your next holiday here.

Queensland Islands Hotels & Packages

From family friendly resorts to 5 star luxury villas, the Queensland Islands offer travellers a variety of holiday packages to suit every kind of budget. From the romantic shores of Lizard Island to the private oasis of Daydream Island, the Queensland Islands are sure to deliver endless holiday dreams. Search by location, popularity and ratings across our comprehensive selection of Queensland Islands hotels and holiday packages .

Popular Queensland Island Hotels

Daydream Island Resort
Daydream Island Resort

Highlight: Kids Club, Day Spa

Daydream Island
Kingfisher Bay Resort
Kingfisher Bay Resort

Highlight: Kids Club, Day Spa

Fraser Island
Hamilton Island Reef View Hotel
Hamilton Island Reef View Hotel

Highlight: Diving, Golf

Hamilton Island
InterContinental Hayman Island Resort
InterContinental Hayman Island Resort

Highlight: Kids Club, Day Spa

Hayman Island
Lady Elliot Island Accommodation
Lady Elliot Island Accommodation

Highlight: Diving, Kids Club

Lady Elliot
Tangalooma Island Resort
Tangalooma Island Resort

Highlight: Kids Club, Restaurants

Moreton Island

Top Queensland Islands Holiday Packages

Queensland Islands Region Info & Guides

Located on Queensland's north-east coast, the Queensland Islands are a magical holiday destination brimming with culture and excitement. Ideal for a relaxing break or family friendly escape, the laid back atmosphere and stunning weather are perfect for exploring the breathtaking natural environment. Discover everything you need to know about the spectacular Queensland Islands in our detailed island guides, including a detailed weather forecast and interactive map highlighting popular hotels and resorts.

Nudey Beach

List of Islands

Explore our in-depth Queensland Islands destination guides detailing everything you need to know about where to stay, what to see and how to find the best holiday deals.

Queensland Islands Map [HD]

Queensland Islands Map

Find your perfect holiday destination and plan your holiday with ease using our helpful interactive map. Find popular resorts and points of interest across the beautiful Queensland Islands.


Queensland Islands Weather

Discover all you need to know about the Queensland Island's weather and tropical climate to determine how weather trends will effect your holiday. Consult our monthly temperature guide and rainfall chart as you plan your next island escape.


Queensland Islands Photos & Videos

Explore the breathtaking Queensland Islands with our stunning collection of images that offer inspiration for your next tropical holiday. From the magical Whitsundays to the Great Barrier Reef, start imagining your dream holiday here.

Things To Do In The Queensland Islands