Resorts in the Whitsundays

Your Bareboating Holiday is just beginning, after you arrive at your first overnight anchorage you now have to decide what you’d like to see and do!!  Resort hopping is a popular past time in the Whitsundays. Exclusivly for everyone the Whitsunday Island Resorts are award winning and well prepared for bareboat visitors, Cumberland Charter Yachts' vessels are welcome at all of them. Why not drop in for a while and experience the gourmet delights or a tropical cocktail by the pool, have a relaxing massage or cuddle a koala! Each resort has its own little piece of magic for you to discover.

All you have to do is contact our office and we can book your berth or mooring at any of the Whitsunday resorts.

Please note that prices quoted are a vessel per night/day price. Rates are subject to change without notice all mooring and berthing fees are payable directly to the resort..

 Resort Information

Long Island
Daydream Island
Hamilton Island
Hayman Island
Palm Bay Resort

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As you can see there is a Whitsunday island resort to suit every budget!

By choosing a bareboating holiday you can have a "taste" of any or all of these resorts. When you have had enough of the "man made" parts of the Whitsundays, you can set off on your own course to discover your own idea of paradise.

Long Island - Happy Bay.

Currently closed for refurbishment (updated June 2016)

You can still enjoy the delights of the island walking tracks. 

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 Daydream Island Resort and Rejuvenation Spa

Moorings only ( limit of 6 boats ) Daydream Island moorings are $175.00 overnight. There is one public mooring at Sunlover beach.

The name says is all!!! This intimate Island Resort offers sparkling views of the Whitsunday Passage on both sides of the Island. 
Spending a night at Daydream is terrific as the staff are very friendly, there are great restaurants, pool and bars and a very entertaining putt putt course where you can have a friendly wager.

Why not try the Rejuvenation Spa while you are there? You can walk in exhausted from your holiday and float out as a different person! There are 14 different treatment rooms allowing you to "relax and indulge whilst restoring harmony and balance to replenish body and spirit." Have a look at for all the details. We personally recommend it - make sure you book in advance though!

SCUBA diving, parasailing and water skiing are available as well as cruises to other islands and The Reef. Vessels are welcome to anchor for a few hours off Sunlovers Beach where you are able to hand feed the friendly fish, as well as do some snorkeling and enjoy the delights of Daydream!!
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 Hamilton Island

$115.00 Overnight berth or $95.00 Mooring. 11am - 11am

Hamilton Island is the largest resort in the South Pacific boasting its own airport, harbour and fauna park. There are several scheduled flights arriving daily. A free shuttle service operates daily around the resorts and island landmarks.
You can select from 10 different restaurants ranging from very casual to formal dress depending on whatever mood strikes you. Hamilton Island can fulfil all of your needs from refueling your yacht to satisfying your desire to dance at the disco!!!

Check out everything on offer at Hamilton Island

This beautiful island also offers an array of sporting facilities. We recommend booking your berth in advance to avoid disappointment. During race week (August) the marin is closed to visitors. A berth over Xmas and New Year is $300.00 per night. Provisioning at Hamilton Island is limited we recommend ordering provisioning online prior to arrival.

You can learn to SCUBA dive at Hamilton or why not take a day trip to the outer Great Barrier Reef where you can snorkel or dive.!

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 South Molle Island

Anchor only as moorings are no longer in survey

South Molle Island Resort is closed, and is no longer offering any facilities for resort dining.

South Molle Island does however offer some excellent walking tracks that lead to beautiful secluded

beaches and wonderful outcrops to view outlying islands. Take a stroll on South Molle!!

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Hayman Island

Lunch guests only $175.00 (10am - 3pm Strict dress code applies.)
Hayman offers day visitors a great opportunity to explore this island, perfect for a lunch date or quick dip in the unique hexagonal  resort pool. Beware if you order a cocktail Hayman has its world famous fish bowl cocktail.
This is an exclusive 5 star resort, shoes and smart resort wear is required for entry.

One&Only Hayman Island, located in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, presents astonishing natural beauty, restorative peace, indulgence and adventure.

Located in the heart of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, One&Only Hayman Island is the northernmost of the Whitsunday Islands off the coast of Queensland. Within this private island resort, stylish elegance reflects the harmony of nature with beautifully appointed accommodation set against the backdrop of the Coral Sea.

Palm Bay - Long Island

Moorings are available on application, prices start from $50.00 overnight. Should you wish to access the resort facilities,the cost is $100.00 for first 2 people and $15.00 each person there after (Limited to 2 moorings)

Palm Bay Resort is a beautiful boutique resort nestled in the neck of Long Island, one of the iconic islands of the Great Barrier Reef. With our very own secluded private cove, Palm Bay offers spacious Balinese inspired villas with extensive views to the Whitsunday passage and Coral Sea.
Offering complete tranquility and seclusion, Palm Bay has been designed to intricately blend into its natural surroundings and is simply a stones throw from some of Australia’s most iconic reefs and beaches.

Palm Bay welcomes charter vessels however they are restricted by the vessel size. Moorings cannot be booked in advance. Guests are requested to respect the resort philosophy of privacy and intimacy. Smart casual attire must be worn. Depending on the number of resort guests meals may not be available.