Brampton Island Articles
Brampton Island is one of the southern islands in the Whitsundays and belongs to the Cumberland group of islands.
The island is made up of 12 pristine beaches and many national park walking and jogging trails complete with beautiful views. Brampton peak is the highest peak of the island at 214 metres above sea level.
Most of Brampton Island belongs to the Brampton Islands National Park and it is also comprised of a resort, owned by Voyages.
Brampton Island history
The first European settlers, Joseph Busuttin and his family came to Brampton Island in 1916 and in 1933 the island's resort was first established when Joseph's sons hosted a P&O ship's passengers who visited the island.
Brampton Island outdoor attractions
Brampton Island is the perfect place to unwind. With a tropical climate that averages around 27 degrees Celsius year around, you can snorkel the Great Barrier Reef at Brampton Island, sun bake on its beaches and swim on its shore.
Bushwalk through the 17.8 kilometres of walking tracks at the Brampton Island National Park, which has beautiful flora and also has lots of native animals.
There's also catamaran sailing, sailboarding and beach volleyball.
Relax at Brampton Island
If you're coming to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, relish in the massages, facials and days spas that the resort offers. You also have a choice to use the resort's two swimming pools.
It's easy to get to Brampton Island. Arrive at the island paradise on its airstrip that was implemented back in 1965.