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Queensland Armchair Guide were guests on Hayman Island in early Dec.2010. From the moment you board the Islands luxury cruiser you find yourself encompassed by a style of hospitality that one rarely encounters on a Tropical Excursion. The day included a familiarisation tour of accommodation upgrades and an introducton to the new Beachside Villa Apartments. In addition, Hayman has been undergoing a refreshment program including upgrade works of the Hayman Pool surrounds.They have also created new dining events in the restaurants and an increased variety of resort activities and reef adventures for everyone's enjoyment. There is more to come.

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Public Areas can be an indication of where a resort is at in regards to Managerial Standards. Hayman Island's Management Team and their staff are meticulous in presenting this aspect in a way that few resorts can aspire to equal. Encountering staff on occasion, and to be greeted with a ready smile and an ability to answer questions with enthusiasm is a delight that is reminiscent of a bygone era.
Whether vacationing in a first class resort such as Hayman Island or another of our wonderful Whitsunday Islands, the guests should be made to feel very special. Hayman Island can be proud of their Resort , the Staff and the Management . We were made to feel very special.

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On Board departing Shute Harbour for Hayman Island

Shute Harbour to Hayman Island.

On arrival at Shute Harbour we were greeted aboard by the Skipper and Crew decked out in their immaculate nautical white uniforms. Complementary drinks were served and we settled down for the 45 minute journey north to our destination. We have travelled this journey many times on our yacht Auriga 11 to anchor off Blue Pearl Bay at Hayman Island but this was far more comfortable and nowhere near as time consuming. Salmon sandwiches, fruity nibblies and chockies were served as Hook Island loomed in the distance on our starboard side.
Shortly after 9-00am we entered the Hayman Island Marina and were met by Monique Grant (PR & Sales Mgr.) and escorted to The Azure Restaurant by buggy for a splendid buffet breakfast.

View from Marina on Hayman Island
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Wildlife and Tropical Gardens.

Walking enthusiasts will find Hayman an absolute pleasure. The resort has beautifully designed landscaping and blends exquisite manicured gardens with rugged bushland and tropical canopies, offering visitors the opportunities for nature walks or gentle climbs to scenic lookouts with views to secluded white sand beaches. Flora and fauna are abundant on the island with many unique plant species and abundant wildlife including White Cockatoos, Painted Lorikeets, Kookaburras, and Herons. Colonies of endangered Proserpine Rock Wallabies also inhabit the island and are part of an ongoing breeding program in conjunction with Queensland Parks and Wildlife. Check out The Oriental Restaurant overlooking the Oriental Garden

The Oriental Restaurant Garden.

Reception areas and Marble Restroom.

The reception areas are spacious and the decor is splendid in every way. The Gentlemans Rest Room bedecked in Marble was an interesting experience. Amazing how many of the female gender summoned up the audacity to take a quick peek at the omnipotent splendour afforded to us mere male mortals.

Gentlemans Marble Rest Room.

The Hayman Arcade.

The Hayman Arcade has a range of Boutiques and Specialty shops retailing mens, ladies and childrens fashions from leading Australian and Internation designers.

Ornamental Storks outside Hayman Arcade..

The Main Boutique Consisting of High End Labels of Ladies and Menswear. Hugo Boss, Ted Baker, Helen Kaminski, Lisa Ho, Napoleon, Natsui, Sabatini and Transit.

The Island Boutique Premium Ladies and Mens resort and swimwear.Billabong, Tigerlilly, Jets, Seafolly, Rayban, Havaianas, Oakley and Speedo.

De Pazzi A magnificent range of designer jewellery. you will be sure to find the perfect piece at De Pazzi.

The Hayman Store A range of Hayman design Giftware to take home for family and friends. A wonderful range of Hayman merchandise including unique Henri Lloyd designs.

De Pazzi Jewellery.
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Pool Room Level 2 of Pool Wing.

Pool Access Level 1 of Pool Wing.

Pool Deluxe Level 3 of Pool Wing

Pool Suite Level 1,2&3 of Pool Wing.

Lagoon Room Level 1,2&3 Lagoon Wing.

Lagoon Deluxe Level 1,2&3 Lagoon Wing.

Lagoon Suite Level 1,2&3 Lagoon Wing.

Penthouse Level 4 Lagoon Wing.

Retreat Room Retreat Wing.

Beach Front Beachfront Wing.

Beach Villa Beachfront Wing.

For comprehensive details of accommodation, Restaurant Dining, child facilities, diving and other activities please go to The Hayman Island Website links near top RHS of this page.

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Lagoon and Pool.
Accommodation interior.

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