Fitness & Sport

Couran Cove Island Resort invites you to enjoy a fantastic array of sporting facilities and recreational activities.

You can choose to spend hours at the Sports Centre or lounge by the pools on Spa Island. Many of the facilities and equipment here at the Resort are complimentary for our in-house guests, while we also work with a range of activities providers to enhance your stay.

Whether you are looking for relaxation, indulgence, health or adventure, Couran Cove Island Resort offers you a diverse range of pursuits to discover:

  • 25m Lap Pool
  • Children’s Pool
  • Running Tracks
  • Half-Court Basketball
  • Bike Hire (fees apply)
  • Stand-Up Paddle Boards
  • Kayaking
  • Tennis
  • Ping Pong
  • Giant Outdoor Chess
  • Mini Golf Course
  • Shuffle Board
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Children’s Play Ground
  • Lawn bowls
  • Indoor Cricket


Couran Cove Island Resort has nature at its heart. The waters surrounding the Resort are pristine and full of marine life. The island itself is natural tropical beauty offering rainforest trails and wildlife experiences.

We have a number of native bushland locations for you to discover and explore on your stay. These locations include the mangrove swamp, the Banksian Rainforest, the Melaleuca Wetlands, the Eucalypt Woodlands and the coastal sand dunes.

The island is also a sanctuary for the native Golden Swamp Wallaby. At sundown every day, up to a dozen wallabies will gather on the Village Green to collect their food for the evening. Other mammals on the island include the Northern Brown Bandicoot, Echidnas, Squirrel Gliders and Fawn-Footed Melomys.

The island is a bird-watcher’s paradise with Kookaburras, Rainbow Lorikeets, Sulphur-Crested Cockatoos, Egrets, Curlews and Sea Eagles all in residence. The rich diversity of habitats at Couran Cove Island Resort also supports over 205 species of birds.

For all the bird-watchers, enjoy the list below to what you might have the opportunity to see:

  • Whistling Kites
  • Ospreys
  • Brahminy Kites
  • White-Bellied Sea Eagles
  • Rufous Night Heron
  • Eastern Curlew
  • Whimbrel
  • Pied Oyster Catcher
  • Little Terns
  • Pelicans
  • Scarlet Honeyeaters
  • Rainbow Bee-Eaters
  • Noisy Pitta
  • Eastern Yellow Robin
  • Tawny Frogmouth
  • White-Throated Nightjar
  • Southern Boobook Owl
  • Bush Thick Knee

The island is also home to 17 species of lizards, 15 species of snakes and six species of turtles. The largest lizard on the island is the Lace Monitor or Goanna that can be found in bushland and up the trees. From June through to October, you can also catch a glimpse of majestic Humpback Whales migrating north to breed.

Please click here to view the Resort Map, or see our friendly Reception team for a printed copy.