Hayman Island

Famous for its perfect climate, breath-taking surroundings and natural beauty Hayman Island is a world-class holiday destination. Located just off the mainland of Queensland amid the Whitsunday Islands, the private resort island showcases palm-fringed beaches, tropical gardens, native bushland and clear blue water – warm enough for swimming year round.

Setting a world standard for service and hospitality, Hayman Island is Australia’s most awarded five-star resort, featuring unsurpassed luxury, relaxation, dining and activity, on the doorstep of the Great Barrier Reef.

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Currency Australian dollar (AUD)
Languages English (official)
Electricity 220 - 240v 50Hz
Population GMT +9.5
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Hayman Island has a long-standing reputation as a food lover’s paradise. Committed to culinary excellence, the resort island has an impressive array of restaurants and eateries that cater for a range of tastes and experiences.

Azure offers buffet breakfasts and contemporary Australian dining, specialising in seafood. A signature resort restaurant, Fontaine presents contemporary Australian cuisine and premium wines. La Tattoria specialises in alfresco Italian and Mediterranean dining. Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Indian fares are prepared with innovative flare at Oriental. Beach Pavilion puts on relaxed outdoor dining by day and indulgent evening cocktails. Hayman Pool Bar showcases breathtaking views of the Whitsunday Passage and alfresco dining. While The Chef’s Events invites guests to indulge in a memorable 12-course sit down dinner.

All kitchen operations on the island are overseen by the resort’s multi-award winning Executive Chef, Glenn Bacon.


The Great Barrier Reef isn’t Hayman’s only head turner, the shopping scene is spectacular too.

A range of boutiques offer both highly sort after Australian and international brands. Depazzi offers a magnificent variety of designer jewellery. Island Boutique embraces the relaxed lifestyle of the resort with a range of premium swimwear and resort brand labels. While Hayman’s Main Boutique boasts a wonderful array of sophisticated high end ladies clothing and menswear.

More practical shopping is also on offer on Hayman Island. The Hayman Gallery is the island’s go-to for camera accessories and prints. Dive and snorkel accessories are offered at Hayman’s Marine Centre. The Hayman Newsagency stocks a range of general store items including magazines, books and pharmaceuticals. While By Hayman is a great place to find the perfect souvenir, with a range of island branded goods and logo wear.