15 Amazing Photos from Australia's Hayman Island

Australia's most amazing nature resort, Hayman Island, lives up to the hype. A picnic on a private sandbar. Flying over the Great Barrier Reef. Five-star cuisine. An in-the-sea massage. The magic of photography makes it all so real again.

Australia's Hayman Island
Hayman Island sits in the heart of the Whitsundays Islands in one of the most inviting settings in the world. The stunning view of Hayman from the air showcases the intimate interaction between hospitality and nature that has made Hayman famous.Jon Whittle
Australia's Great Barrier Reef
If seeing Australia's Great Barrier Reef is a bucket-list vacation dream, Hayman offers helicopter tours of the reef directly from the on-site helipad or via seaplane that can land at the resort.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
Hayman’s private marina services practically any water sport you can dream up from paddleboarding to speedboating.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
Nearby Langford Island belongs to Hayman and this tidal sandbar makes for an incredible place for a private picnic.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
Opposite the resort side of Hayman Island, beautiful private beaches and hiking trails await those guests who long for natural beauty.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
Take the shorter trail or the longer…either way it leads to a beautiful view.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
The famous Hayman Pool is pretty amazing and sports private, individual entry points from many of the first floor suites.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
You’re not alone on Hayman; an incredible colony of fruit bats share the island and take to the air each night in a dramatic display.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
Which water would you choose: steaming bath, private pool, or a dip in the Coral Sea?Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
This elaborate ice sculpture shelters a small bonbon with a gold leaf hat. Dramatic and mysterious, the method for producing these temporary works of art remains a closely guarded secret at Hayman Island resort.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
Dine at this private table at Oriental, Hayman’s Asian fusion restaurant.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
The only thing better than a massage on the beach is a massage in the water. Hayman’s signature treatment blends surf and spa for the ultimate relaxing experience.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
Humpbacks migrate to this part of the Whitsundays to give birth and teach their young the finer arts of swimming before moving out into deeper seas again. Here, a young calf demonstrates the art of breaching.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
One of the most beautiful strips of sand in the world, Whitehaven Beach on nearby Whitsunday Island is not to be missed. This iconic sight can be toured via boat or air directly from Hayman Island.Jon Whittle
Australia's Hayman Island
If you enjoy long walks on the beach, Whitehaven is the place for you. It would take hours to walk from one end to the other.Jon Whittle