9 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In Queensland, Australia - Updated 2024

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Queensland in Australia is a destination of pure beauty. The big waves in the Gold Coast have made it a real paradise for surfing enthusiasts from all nations of the world. The endless beaches, the massive rainforests, the national parks, and the plethora of hiking trails promise something for anyone who cherishes the outdoors. For those who would prefer to stay away from the outdoors, the dazzling urban centers also have incredible things to offer that will keep you thoroughly engaged throughout your stay. For a wholesome experience, all you need is a stay in one of the top resorts where you will be guaranteed to have it all. There are also excellent farm stays and glamping spots available, but these resorts will help you get the most out of what Queensland has to offer. Read on to learn about some of the best all-inclusive resorts in Queensland, Australia.

Popular picks in Queensland

  • Shell World Yeppoon is where you’ll discover over 20,000 shells under one roof. The display is easy to understand, making it an ideal location to take your children while you’re in Yeppoon.

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We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and all-inclusive packages and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 14, 2024.

Considering to book an all-inclusive package?

All-inclusive packages save you from the hassle of planning your food and activities, ensuring a stress-free vacation. Select packages also include transportation, including airport transfer and shuttle service, providing convenient access to your destination and comfortable exploration of local attractions. To enhance your experience to the next level, consider exploring this comprehensive guide.

All-inclusive resorts in Queensland

1. Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat

First off on our list of all-inclusive resorts is the Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat. You’ll love to stay on this secluded island and destress away from the city rush. Here, your days will be filled with ocean views, lounging with a drink by the infinity pool, participating in numerous water activities, and indulging in mindfulness and yoga. This all-inclusive luxury resort on Queensland’s east coast, in Long Island, offers stunning residential rooms and villas. You’ll also love the three gourmet meals and the pre-dinner canapes in the package. Pair them with select Australian wine or grab a glass of beer while partying around the evening bonfire.

As for reaching the island, transport is not included in your package. But the resort can arrange a 10-minute helicopter transfer or a 30-minute boat ride for an additional cost.

While traveling, I am super thrilled to take up new adventures. If you’re like me, the resort offers snorkeling equipment, paddle boards, and kayaks to explore the ocean.

All-inclusive amenities:

Daily three gourmet meals, unlimited select Australian wine and beer, non-alcoholic drinks, pre-dinner canapes, use of a magnesium infinity pool, and non-motorized water sports.


Property highlight:
  • This resort follows sustainable practices, such as using solar power, rainwater harvesting, zero waste kitchen, and more, which will be loved by travelers supporting eco-tourism.

What guests are saying about the all-inclusive amenities:

  • "This place goes beyond excellent. From start to finish you are in this bubble of amazing food, the best staff I have encountered in many years of travel and a beautiful serene and private spot on the Whitsundays. Yet with all of that you can be as busy or as chilled as you like. Activities are there if you want them and your sun lounger also. The revelation for me was the all inclusive food which was top drawer superb three times a day. You come away from this place with a definate feeling of sadness you are leaving but so many good memories includinh whales just passing by in the water..." - by Google reviewer, Mike Butler
Stayed at this property?

Elysian Luxury Eco Island Retreat

Address: 22 Carl Heck Bouvelard, Long Island
314.63 km (195.5 mi) from Big Crystal Creek

Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

2. Haggerstone Island Resort

Haggerstone Island Resort is located on one of the most remote and private islands in Australia. This island resort north of Queensland is perfect for couples looking for a rejuvenating retreat. This is a subtle indication that you can expect a lot of privacy, peace, and tranquility during your visit. The all-inclusive resort offers packages tailored to meet the specific needs of each guest. Accommodation is offered in unique lodges that have been designed to blend perfectly with the foreshore. Every villa comes with breathtaking sea views, and they are well equipped with all the amenities you may need for a luxury escape. Also, there is a superfluity of adventure that awaits you every day, including snorkeling, spearfishing, and beachcombing among others.

All-inclusive amenities:

Singular booking includes gourmet meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), daily personalized excursions on a 45ft jet boat with captain and deckhand, sports equipment (fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, etc.), jet ski, and laundry service. Exclusive island booking includes gourmet meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner), daily personalized excursions on a 45ft jet boat with captain and deckhand, sports equipment (fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, etc.), jet ski, laundry service, drinks/dinner at Point, Jetty or in Haus Mawu, and camping trips.


Property highlight:
  • The resort offers chartered helicopter service that will take you to private waterfalls, sand cays, or atop mountainous dunes to enjoy a sunset champagne.

Property details:

Haggerstone Island Resort

Price: Upon inquiry

Star Rating: 4.6

Travelers Review: 8.65 (from 236 reviews)

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3. Bedarra Island Resort

Bedarra Island Resort is one of the most unique all-inclusive resorts in Queensland, promising all guests the ultimate barefoot experience. The resort has only 11 private villas that are sparsely distributed in the over 40 acres (16ha) of tropical rainforest. With such a location, you are guaranteed great solitude, privacy, and incredible views over the blue waters on the Great Barrier Reef. The resort not only offers you the seclusion and the privacy you need for a great vacation experience, but it also has a unique culinary experience that will see you sample a variety of cuisines from the ever-changing menus. You will also fall in love with the range of activities that await you at the resort, and these include snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, exercising in the modern fitness center, sea kayaking, and much more.

I would love to get a relaxing massage or a spa treatment at the beachfront massage pavilion, which will help me de-stress from the long travels!

All-inclusive amenities:

Accommodations, gourmet meals, daily snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, fully stocked in-room mini-bars, and unlimited island activities such as self-guided rainforest walks, motorized guest dinghies, kayaks, gourmet picnic hampers, and more.


Property highlight:
  • The resort can arrange a private dinner on the beach deck should you wish to surprise your partner.

What guests are saying about the all-inclusive amenities:

  • "...We stayed in villa 16 for our 5 nights stay which overlooked a section of the Island with some magical views. Being all inclusive you didn't need to worry about over indulging as it's well stocked for all occasions. The food was on point and are happy to cater to any personal preferences or dietary requirements. Must do's booking a lunch on a secluded island, going on hikes or checking out the aerial views of the island, sister islands and reefs in the area. Your only conundrum will be deciding what cocktails to have during cocktail hour..." - by Google reviewer, Mary-Jane Alexander

Property details:

Bedarra Island Resort

Address: Bedarra Island Resort, Bedarra Island, Great Barrier Reef, QLD 4852

Price: From 1390 USD

Star Rating: 4.8

Travelers Review: 8.5 (from 236 reviews)

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4. Orpheus Island Lodge (from USD 1948)

Orpheus Island Lodge is an all-inclusive island resort in North Queensland that offers luxurious accommodation in a spacious beachfront villa with each having a spacious seating area, a flat-screen TV, an iPad docking station, a private bath, coffee-making facilities, and a private balcony with beautiful views of the sea. There is an infinity pool, a spa, and bar, and a restaurant with an alfresco-style dining area for the guests’ dining and entertainment needs. Accommodation in this resort also comes with lots of activities that will keep guests thoroughly engaged throughout their stay, including fishing, island cruises, snorkeling, and diving among others. The rates include all your meals while staying here.

I would love to explore the marine diversity and lear about the fish and corals near Orpheus Island with the scuba diving adventure offered at this resort.

All-inclusive amenities:

Daily three gourmet meals, a mini-bar, unlimited use of motorized dinghies, kayaks, catamarans, paddle boards, and snorkeling and fishing gear, daily curated Orpheus experience, and quality beer, wines, spirits, and soft drinks.


Property highlight:
  • The resort offers eco-tours, which include a half-day charter with a qualified dive instructor, beach cleanup, and more.

What guests are saying about the all-inclusive amenities:

  • "...The included food, wine and activities are all things you’d usually pay through the nose for at other resorts, and are really high quality. The food and quality inclusive beverages are plentiful, the mini bar in the room is included, as are heaps of great activities - including borrowing a motorised dinghy and going to a nearby island with a delicious packed brekkie or lunch..." - by Google reviewer, Flora Grant
Stayed at this property?

Orpheus Island Lodge

Wifi Available

Address: Orpheus Island
46.33 km (28.8 mi) from Big Crystal Creek

Restaurant Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing Babysitting/child services

5. Lizard Island Resort (from USD 1315)

Lizard Island Resort is an award-winning establishment offering high-quality resort experiences on pristine private beaches. The resort was recently refurbished, and it currently boasts rooms in mint condition and adequately equipped to take care of all your vacation needs. The resort has an onsite restaurant where guests can enjoy a variety of local, fresh produce with a daily changing menu so that they can be sure of something different, but incredibly delicious every day. Also, guests at this all-inclusive resort have access to private beaches for more intimate experiences, and a spa for a variety of luxurious beauty treatments.

While traveling, I am always excited to meet new people and I feel the resort’s tennis court is the best place to play a competitive match and make new friends.

All-inclusive amenities:

Accommodation, gourmet meals, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, and selected fine Australian wine.


Property highlight:
  • Thrill seekers can choose from guided sea dart snorkeling tours, outer reef fishing, snorkeling lessons, and more.

What guests are saying about the all-inclusive amenities:

  • "...The reef around the island is stunning and you can do day tours out to the outer reef from the island too. We also did some diving, snorkelling and game fishing on their game fishing boat Fascination...We also took a full packed picnic in one of the little boats around to our own private bay and had a picnic and went for a snorkel. The food and beverage at the resort is world class and it is all inclusive..." - by Google reviewer, Phil Warring
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Lizard Island Resort - All Inclusive

Wheelchair accessible

Address: Lizard Island Via Cairns, Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef, Australia
487.13 km (302.7 mi) from Big Crystal Creek

Restaurant Bar Non-smoking rooms Fishing Business centre VIP room facilities Bridal suite Internet services

Accommodations with packages

6. Green Island Resort (from USD 330)

Green Island Resort is an all-inclusive, eco-resort located on a gorgeous tropical island within the Great Barrier Reef. It offers accommodation in spacious suites with each featuring air conditioning, and a private bath with separate shower and baths. Some of the notable amenities to be enjoyed by guests include two swimming pools, a poolside bar, a spa, and an award-winning restaurant specializing in tropical cuisines. There is a variety of fun and interesting activities that guests can engage in during their stay, with the major ones being snorkeling, island walks, tours on the glass bottom boat, and scuba diving among others.

In my opinion, this resort is perfect for families with children, as the on-site restaurant offers kids meals.

Available packages:

Wunyami Getaway (Accommodation, return catamaran transfers from Cairns, daily buffet breakfast, Wunyami cultural walking tour, glass bottom boat tour, one sunset dinner hamper, daily sunset drinks in the evening, snorkel equipment, beach equipment, and fish feeding).


Property highlight:
  • The resort offers parasailing, diving, boat snorkeling, and reef helicopter tours.

What guests are saying about the packages:

  • "Greatly enjoyed our stay of 3 nights but a few things that hold it back from 5stars. For the price would've expected slightly more luxurious amenities and food options. The basic fish and chips weren't great value for money. The free drink at sunset is just basic mamosa in a cup or beer. The outer reef tour we did as part of our package was good fun. Allowed you to swim in a deeper environment while still feeling safe. The staff at dive shop were friendly and informative. The glass boat tour is strongly recommended. If you can't snorkel this is a great way to see all the fish. Do recommend staying here." - by Google reviewer, Fabian Stockwin
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Green Island Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St, Cairns
248.62 km (154.5 mi) from Big Crystal Creek

Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Dry cleaning

7. Daydream Island Resort (from USD 204)

Daydream Island Resort is an all-inclusive resort that sits right at the heart of Whitsunday Islands in Queensland. It is an elegant, stylish and peaceful establishment offering accommodation in well-appointed modern rooms and suites that are spacious and feature a living area, air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. Most of the rooms have access to a private balcony or a terrace that has views of the tropical gardens, the marina, or the ocean. For the guests’ gastronomic needs, the resort has two restaurants on-site offering a variety of culinary delights. With the amenities of the resort for fun and entertainment, guests have more than enough to keep them engaged throughout the day. These include fishing, a fitness center, and over 20 free on-island activities.

I would love to visit the Living Reef, a coral lagoon, and learn about the underwater sea life through its observatory and exploration center.

Standout packages:

Island Escape (Daily breakfast, 200 USD credits for food and beverages, room upgrade, a bottle of wine, 50% discount on ferry transfers, kids club session for two, free meals for kids with a paying adult for a limited time); Daydream Connections Package (Buffet breakfast, return ferry transfers, complimentary use of Wi-Fi, non-motorized water sport, and recreational activities, free meals for kids with a paying adult for a limited time).


Property highlight:
  • The resort has a unique lagoon with living coral around the main building where you will find fish, rays, and other creatures.
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Daydream Island Resort

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Daydream Island, Whitsunday Passage via Airlie Beach
303.18 km (188.4 mi) from Big Crystal Creek

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

8. Intercontinental Hayman Island Resort (from USD 482)

Intercontinental Hayman Island Resort promises immersive luxury characterized by breathtaking white sandy beaches, luxurious accommodation, incredible gastronomic diversity, and a wide range of fun and interesting things to do. The accommodation in this iconic resort features luxurious and modern rooms with each having a private balcony with sea or garden views. There is a spa to offer guests a variety of pampering, and there is also a modern fitness center, a swimming pool, and a tennis court for the further convenience of guests. With five on-site restaurants, you can expect a unique private dining experience that will see you sample a variety of cuisines, including Australian, Italian, and Asian delights.

Available packages:

Hayman Indulgence (A bottle of Champagne on arrival, daily breakfast for two, three-night stay in your preferred accommodation, round-trip transfer to Hamilton Island or Coral Seas Marina for two on a luxury vessel, and daily three-course dinner for two excluding beverages).


Property highlight:
  • The on-site Hayman® Spa offers Peaceful Pregnancy Massage, perfect for all mom-to-be.
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InterContinental Hayman Island Resort, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: Hayman Island
300.74 km (186.9 mi) from Big Crystal Creek

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre Garden

9. Silky Oaks Lodge (from USD 299)

Silky Oaks Lodge is not a resort per se, but this lodge near Port Douglas offers all-inclusive packages that can match even the most luxurious of resorts. Stay in their tranquil treehouse suits and enjoy healing amidst nature.

Book the Baillie Escape package for amazing benefits, including free access to the Fig Tree Rapids walking trail, where you can explore the surrounding terrain. On top of that, your days will be filled with delicious tropical breakfasts and dinners paired with exquisite wines. You’ll especially love the snacks served during the drinks’ hour and the open-air yoga. Furthermore, on your last day, a return trip to Port Douglas is included for convenience. For an additional charge, there’s also an airport round shuttle that runs daily.

Standout packages:

Baillie Escape (Daily tropical breakfast and dinner with wines, daily signature evening drinks’ hour with snacks, selected in-suite bar, access to Fig Tree Rapids walking trails daily one round-trip scheduled shuttle to Port Douglas, and use of lodge facilities).


Property highlight:
  • The on-site Healing Waters Spa offers signature ceremonies for couples, which is recommended for honeymooners visiting here.

What guests are saying about the package amenities:

  • "...Each room has a complimentary mini bar, which has soft drink, beer and rose wine replenished daily. The spa do great massages and help you relax. Pre dinner drinks are a great opportunity to mingle with a daily Gin and tonic or one of their many wines or beer on offer. The pinnacle of the stay is the food...Don't miss the swim in the river soooo refreshing on a hot day." - by Google reviewer, James Beck
Stayed at this property?

Silky Oaks Lodge

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille

Address: Finlayvale Road
295.29 km (183.5 mi) from Big Crystal Creek

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room was lovely with a hammock on the front balcony
my wife loved yoga in the morning over the river great breakfast spread
the rooms were wonderful as well with nice balconies to just relax
37 again - bathroom upgrade is fabulous
Host:
service from all staff was excellent
loved the food and staff were wonderful
beautiful property and wonderful staff
very peaceful with very attentive staff
Location:
an amazing property and location
superb peaceful location with great facilities and relaxing atmosphere
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Incredible experiences await you in Queensland

These all-inclusive resorts will ensure that no stone is unturned in your quest for a great vacation experience. Consider the above best all-inclusive resorts in Queensland, Australia, for a vacation to remember. If you’re looking for more places to stay, do check out the top pet-friendly cabins and hotels with private plunge pools as well.

Frequently asked questions about the best all-inclusive resorts in Queensland


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