Long Island Activities

Set in the spectacular Whitsundays, Long Island is a stunning tropical destination abound with activities and things to do. Offering a wealth of extraordinary experiences guaranteed to draw you beyond the resort walls, Long Island has something on offer for every kind of traveller. Outdoor adventurers can enjoy over 13km of bush walking on Long Island, as well as idyllic beaches, kayaking expeditions and snorkelling trips. Meanwhile, relaxation enthusiasts can indulge in the relaxing day spa, yoga classes and romantic picnics by the sea.

Offering a range of complimentary and paid activities, Long Island offers visitors the ultimate choice for holiday fun. Below is a brief list of some of the activities available during your stay on Long Island.

  • Swimming
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Snorkelling
  • Scuba diving
  • Bird watching
  • Yoga
  • Paddle boards
  • Picnics
  • Boules
  • Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Reef tours
  • Helicopter flights
  • Day spa

Long Island Bays & Beaches

Home to brilliant blue waters and sun-kissed sands, Long Island boasts an range of outstanding beaches. Perfect for swimmers of all skill levels, the waves are calm, the water is shallow and conditions are great for smaller children. Located towards the northern end of Long Island Palm Bay Resort is situated on a beautiful cove that is fantastic for swimming all year round. Surrounding bays include Fish Bay, Happy Bay and Pandanus Bay which are lovely for swimming and sunbathing. These gorgeous swimming spots are accessible via the guided walking tracks throughout Long Island.

Located towards the southern end of the island, Elysian Retreat is situated on a private beachfront that offers spectacular swimming conditions and a relaxed ambiance. The resort is surrounded by a number of beautiful beaches and secluded coves. If you're looking for some of the whitest sand on earth, both, Palm Bay Resort and Elysian Retreat offer tours to the spectacular Whitehaven beach and surrounding islands.