Queensland is renowned for its island holiday destinations, from the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef to the stunning Whitsunday Islands, the tropical climate makes for the ideal holiday destination. With everything from romantic private islands to fun-filled family escapes, luxurious getaways to budget-conscious accommodation and even eco stays for those who prefer to get closer to nature, the top island holiday resorts in Queensland have something for everyone. With so much on offer, you can make your selection easier by considering our list of the top 5 island resorts in Queensland.
An island holiday destination that feels pleasantly peaceful despite its popularity, Hamilton features a smorgasbord of activities, facilities and accommodation options including hotels, eco-resorts, villas, apartments, bungalows, holiday homes and a deluxe beach club.
A tropical wonderland that takes up the space of the entire island, Daydream Resort offers couples and families the kind of holiday experience that dreams are made of thanks to its comfortable accommodation, friendly service, spectacular location and amazing onsite facilities.
The northernmost island of the Whitsundays group, Hayman is an exclusive island retreat and only Whitsunday member of Leading Hotels of the World. Boasting supreme service and absolute luxury, this prestigious lifestyle destination is the place to see and be seen.
A nature-lovers slice of heaven, Heron Island is set on the beautiful Great Barrier Reef amid pristine beaches and brilliant blue waters absolutely teeming with marine life. With no buildings reaching further than the tree line, the island blends accommodation with the protected Marine National Park.
Lady Elliot Island
A fantastic way to gain an insight into the rich marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, this island holiday destination features nesting birdlife, an abundant population of manta rays and a turtle rookery famous the world over.