Of our 74 reef-fringed tropical islands, 7 have resorts, which have airconditioned rooms, with colour T.V., ensuite bathrooms, tea/coffee-making, bar-fridge, swimming pool(s) AND INCLUDE free of charge non-motorised watersports such as snorkelling gear, sailboards, hobie-cats, paddle-skis.

Most have dinghy-hire, fishing, and access to outer- reef & island cruises.

TRANSFERS from Shute Harbour or Hamilton island usually are NOT included.

Hayman Island:
One of the top 5* hotels in the world, garden & water view,nice beach, good fringeing reef, TENNIS,good walking tracks, four licenced restaurants, coffee-shop, bistro. Rates include a full buffet ( hot & cold) breakfast daily, plus free use of non-motorised sports such as windsurfers, catamarans, paddle-skis, tennis,archery, pitch & putt golf, squash, badminton, volleyball.

Special features are excellent service, guided tours of the multi-million dollar art & antiquities collection, the magnificent gardens, or the underground kitchen complex complete with chocolate factory! West Wing had a $10,000,000 refit in June 2000, Palm garden & East Wing have just been refurbished from mid-April to July 2001.
Hayman Island

Peppers Palm Bay:
Palm Bay

** Currently Closed for Renovations **

Club Med Lindeman:
** Currently Closed for Renovations ** Club Med Lindeman Island

Daydream Island:
Daydream Island

NOW OPEN after major renovations until Sep 2001
4* hotel-style,garden & water-view rooms, small beach, coral reef offshore, TENNIS, outdoor (first-release) MOVIES,NO MEALS included, entertainment nightly,all newly renovated, with extra restaurants..... NOTE: Our "best-deal" includes full buffet breakfast daily.(until 28 March)

Hamilton Island:
3.5*- 5* bungalows, hotel rooms, and apartments,garden & water- view, good beach, coral reef offshore, excellent (free) KIDS CLUB year-round (2 age-groups). Daycare/creche - fees apply. Optional extras include TENNIS, SQUASH,GOLF-DRIVING, TARGET SPORTS,JETSKIS, WATERSKIING, DINGHY-HIRE. By far the biggest resort Hamilton has now 'come-of-age', the units are well spread out, nicely separated by lush tropical gardens and their children 'stay, play & eat FREE' deal creates great value for families. Hamilton Island

Long Island:
Long Island 3* hotel-style, garden & beachfront units, shallow sheltered beach, TENNIS, National Parks walking tracks, ALL MEALS included, entertainment nightly. Once known as 'Happy Bay', now operated by Club Crocodile. Sometimes 'special-rates'apply for families. Kids club ( 4 -14 years) year-round - NO daycare for infants.

Hook Island 'Wilderness Lodge':
Hook Island "Wilderness Lodge"

2* BUDGET Dormitory, family and double rooms with share bathrooms,some with tea/coffee-making, some with ensuite; airconditioned, fans, waterfront, oceanfacing blocks of rooms.Shaded tent-sites. Pool, nice (shallow) beach with some fringeing coral, one walking track to underwater observatory (fee), and good snorkelling at 'coral beach'.Cafeteria-style restaurant, bar, beach volleyball. NO windsurfers, hobiecats, jetskis, waterskiing. Day-trip to Whitehaven beach only.

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