Longing for an incredible island holiday? The Queensland Islands are famed for their idyllic sand beaches, coral reefs, and crystal-clear waters, making them an idyllic spot to escape to. Off the coast of Australia’s sunshine state, the Queensland Islands are the perfect destination for travellers looking for Australian Island holiday packages. They offer so much in terms of nature, activities and entertainment all in a stunningly beautiful setting. Sun worshippers will adore the beaches, while water sports enthusiasts will be spoilt for choice. There’s the opportunity to get close to nature and see wildlife up close and personal. With such a diverse landscape to explore, you will never be bored when you choose the Queensland islands as your next holiday destination.
If you’re planning a trip to the Queensland islands, we’re here to help you find the best accommodation for you with our Australian island holiday packages. There’s no shortage of glorious properties to choose from and accommodation to suit every budget. We understand that not everyone who visits this area can afford luxury accommodation but that doesn’t need to take away anything from your island experience. However, if luxury is what you’re seeking, you won’t be disappointed.
When booking your trip, you’ll find there are a huge number of islands holiday packages in QLD to choose from, with each island suiting a different kind of holiday.
Island Holiday packages in Queensland can be an amazing way to ensure you get exactly what you want out of your experience, whether that be a romantic getaway or an adventure-packed escape. Read along to discover which Queensland holiday package is right for you.
Based on the beautiful Hayman Island, the InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is a five-star getaway perfect for both couples and families. Each room boasts stunning views of the surrounding white sand beaches and Coral Sea from their own private balcony and terrace, while the resort’s famous Hayman Pool is the perfect spot to relax or swim. Including return luxury launch transfers from Hamilton Island or Airlie Beach, 3 nights in a Retreat King Room, and use of non-motorised watercraft, this package will guarantee that you experience true luxury.
Perfect for families as kids stay free, these beautiful apartments are located resort side on Hamilton Island. A close walk to Catseye Beach, there are a huge number of activities on offer for those who like to explore. This package includes unlimited use of the resort shuttle, free Wi-Fi, and a free sunset sail of the Whitsunday Islands.
A beautiful beach house sleeping up to eight guests, Ray’s Beach House is recently renovated and perfect for group or family holiday-goers that want a little more privacy. Perfect for outdoor entertaining, the expansive outdoor under-cover deck is ideal for relaxing outside, while the open plan layout inside lends itself to socialising. Within walking distance of the beach, it is perfect for those who want a little more independence. Discover Stradbroke also works with you to create a package deal tailored to your stay, whether that be whale watching or dining at the finest restaurants, so you get exactly what you want out of your stay.
Ideal for couples, the Hamilton Island Beach Club is the perfect romantic escape for those seeking some pampering. Aiming to provide an exclusive and luxurious experience, the package includes VIP return to Hamilton Island Airport/ Marina hotel transfers, an On the Edge Twilight Sail, VIP chauffeur service for the duration, sailing, and much more. Guests are sure not to be bored with the use of non-motorised water sports, gym, sauna, tennis courts, Beach club lounge, pool, and restaurant also included.
Another Queensland island holiday for couples, the Kingfisher Bay Resort provides a free cheese platter and bottle of wine to enjoy after your free 30-minute spa treatment. Pure relaxation.
Looking for a private escape with incredible views, and only minutes away from the beach? This beach house is part of a secluded complex of three free-standing homes, meaning you get the best of both worlds- privacy while still being close to cafes, shops, and the beach. With room to host up to eight guests, it is the perfect retreat for groups of friends or families- even your dog is welcome to stay! Discover Stradbroke wants you to discover the best of Straddie, so can help you personalise a package to get the most out of your holiday- be that sunbathing or scuba diving.
The perfect resort for family, friends, or couples, this package offers the chance to explore Fraser Island to the fullest. With a half day morning whale watch cruise and full day 4WD ranger guided beauty spot eco tour of Fraser Island included, there are plenty of opportunities for adventure. With facilities like a lagoon style swimming pool, tennis courts, and restaurants and bars, there is plenty here to keep you occupied.
This beautiful island resort ticks all the boxes, with beautiful rooms, views, and even an open-air aquarium. Even better, when you stay for five nights in a resort king room, you get one free!
A luxurious romantic retreat, the Orpheus Island Lodge is located on the Great Barrier Reef between Cairns and Townsville. Including return helicopter transfers from Townsville Airport, gourmet meals, and unlimited use of motorised dinghies, paddle boards, snorkelling equipment and more, this resort provides a premium experience.
These stunning freestanding bungalows are each complete with beautiful views from their private balcony overlooking the tropical gardens, as well as the convenience of hotel service. As well as use of non-motorised water sports, gym, spa, sauna, and tennis court hire, kids also stay and eat free, making them a perfect spot for families.
This resort is located on a coral cay, making it one of the best diving and snorkelling sites in the world. This package is catered to making the most of the beautiful Great Barrier Reef, including use of snorkel equipment and lessons, a guided reef walk on low tide, and guided turtle nesting and hatchlings tour to name a few. Amazing for those who want to explore the Great Barrier Reef.
This package is designed for those who love adventure. With a desert safari tour and wild dolphin hand feeding included, this resort is perfect for those who want to see more of the natural environment.
The first step to booking your getaway is to find quality accommodation that fits your needs. Your kids may not want to stay in accommodation on a smaller Queensland island, and likewise you may not want your honeymoon interrupted by pool parties. Queensland islands offer a range of all-inclusive accommodation.
Orpheus Island, beside the Great Barrier Reef, offers all-inclusive accommodation for up to 28 people. With a maximum occupancy of 28, this resort is therefore secluded and luxurious, a perfect private retreat for couples. As a couple, you can celebrate your bond by participating in altruistic activities together. Team up to assist with marine research, beach clean ups, or connect in silence on eco dives.
Lizard Island Resort is also all-inclusive and luxurious but designed with families in mind. Located in the middle of a 1,013 hectare national park, its an accommodation in Queensland’s island that is suitable for families with children above the age of 10. Its private villas come with their own beaches, or you can order a deluxe picnic hamper and set off to discover your own perfect spot. Have a private dinner on the beach or feel the tide beneath you on your own personal dinghy. With paddle boarding, glass bottom kayaking, fishing, snorkelling, and diving, there’s lots for your adventurous kids to explore.
Hayman Island is another family friendly island with luxury accomodation in QLD. The resort was wrecked by Cyclone Debbie, but five years later it has risen like a phoenix from the ashes. The resort has two wings, one for couples and retirees and the other for families. You can splash with your children at the kids’ pool as loudly as you like without worrying about whether you’re disturbing your fellow guests. Take your partner out on a sunset cruise with champagne or teach your children about the natural world on beautiful nature trails. Kayaking, sailing, paddleboarding, and tennis are just some of the activities this lovely resort offers. Try fish feeding, or the golf simulator. Even the journey to the resort is filled with excitement: fly to Hamilton Island and then travel by catamaran or helicopter to Hayman Island.
Moreton Island offers chances for intrepid families to explore, and the ferry journey from Brisbane is just 60 minutes. Visit the Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort and try dolphin feeding. Moreton Island is home to the famous Tangalooma Wrecks. Scuttled in the 1960s to form a breakwater, the 15 ships are now a reef and home to hundreds of species of marine life. How cool is that?
You can experience all the delights of a tropical night on North Stradbroke Island. Choose one of 8 beachfront campgrounds to have the sea within walking distance. Feel the sand beneath your head and toes as you gaze up at the stars and listen to the dark waves.
If you’ve set your heart on Fraser Island (hard not to- it’s a UNESCO World Heritage listed location!) there’s a range of accommodation in QLD island to choose from. The Knight Bay Resort is the most luxurious, but you can choose to camp in high quality safari tents on the beach. Marvel at the world’s largest sand island (more than 120 km from end to end!) as you sink into gorgeous sand dunes. Not only does the island offer opulent stretches of white sand, you can swim in freshwater swimming holes. See the Eli Creek sand dunes and the SS Maheno Shipwreck.
For truly eco accommodation in the Queensland island, you can’t beat the Long Island Elysian Eco Retreat. It’s powered entirely by the sun! Let’s leave footprints in sand, and not carbon footprints. With accommodation for up to 20 guests, it’s a secluded retreat, but with all the amenities. It’s open to families with children over 14, and accessible only by helicopter. Climb over rocky beaches, trek through tropical rainforest, snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef. The retreat offers tranquil yoga sessions and blissful spa treatments.
North Stradbroke is no slouch when it comes to environmental protection. Sanctuaries of local wildlife are protected by a ban on all plastic bags on the island. Strict conservation measures are a sign that accommodation in the Queensland state takes its responsibilities seriously. You no longer have to choose between the holiday of your dreams and protecting the planet. With rules to protect these beautiful islands, you can travel knowing you’re helping and not harming the local area. Because we specialise in Stradbroke Island accommodation, we offer recommendation for some beach house rentals, whale watching resort, and more.
Spending time in Queensland will certainly open your eyes to just how beautiful this part of the world is. There is so much to experience and enjoy here, that one visit will never be enough. So, why not let us take care of the arrangements by booking one of our Australian island holiday packages?
With so many QLD island holiday packages available, there is sure to be one to suit every traveller. We also have a last minute accommodation deals in Stradbroke Island to make your late Queensland Island holiday come true.