Hayman Island

Hayman Island, a tourist resort in the Whitsunday group, is 70 km east of Bowen. It was named by Commander George Nares while carrying out a marine survey in 1864-67 after Thomas Hayman, Sailing Master.

Further Reading: 

Todd Barr, No swank here? The development of the Whitsundays as a tourist destination to the early 1970s, Townsville, Department of History and Politics in conjunction with Department of Tourism, James Cook University, 1990

Ray Blackwood, The Whitsunday Islands: an historical dictionary, Rockhampton, CQU Press, 1997

David Colfelt, The Whitsundays book, Woodhill Mountain, via Berry, NSW, Windward Publications, 1995

David Heenan, Hayman, Port Fairy, Vic, Glenmede Pty Ltd, 1994, 2001


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