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8 Photos That Will Make You Want To Visit Wilson Island

If you've ever dreamed of being castaway in paradise, then it's time we introduced you to Wilson Island - the newest way to experience the Southern Great Barrier Reef. 

With the allure of a deserted island but all the creature comforts you could ever want or need, this adult-only private hideaway offers an escape like no other. But don't just take our word for it...

Here are 8 photos that will make you want to book a Wilson Island getaway STAT!

1. THE VIEW FROM ABOVE

Photo by James Vodicka (@jamesvodicka)

​When your holiday kicks off with a view like this, you know it's going to be one to remember! Book a scenic air transfer to soak up this awe-inspiring view of the Great Barrier Reef from above.

2. HOW'S THIS FOR SERENITY?!

Photo by James Vodicka (@jamesvodicka)

With no more than 18 guests on the island at any one time, it's safe to say you'll never feel crowded. And for those who want another level of seclusion, you can rent the entire island all to yourself!

3. THE REEF ON YOUR DOORSTEP

Photo by Jordan Robins (@jordanrobins)

As a coral cay, Wilson Island isn't just near the reef… it is literally a part of the Great Barrier Reef! So grab a buddy and snorkel straight off the beach to discover the vibrant underwater wonderland that's waiting only metres from shore.

4. BEAUTY BENEATH THE SURFACE

Photo by Jordan Robins (@jordanrobins)

If you thought Wilson Island was beautiful from above, then take a peek at what's waiting for you beneath the surface. The lush coral gardens and abundant marine life make for a world-class snorkelling experience.

5. ​CASTAWAY IN COMFORT

Photo by Mark Fitz (@_markfitz)

Your one-of-a-kind reef safari comes complete with adorable safari style eco-tents. But don't be fooled by the word 'tent', no comfort has been compromised in these luxuriously appointed beach abodes.

6. ROOM WITH A VIEW

Photo by Mark Fitz (@_markfitz)

Each and every room (all nine to be exact) come with the their very own incredible view. Imagine waking up to this every day! #YesPlease

​7. TURTLE-Y AWESOME LOCALS

Photo by James Vodicka (@jamesvodicka)

Turtles on the bucket list? Then you're in luck, because there's no shortage of magical turtle experiences to be had on Wilson Island. Year-round guests can encounter turtles while swimming on the reef, plus during turtle season they can be spotted nesting (November - February) and hatching (January - May) on the island. 

​8. YOUR ONE-OF-A-KIND EXPERIENCE

Photo by Mark Fitz (@_markfitz)

From sunset drinks to guided tours, customised meals and so much more, the Wilson Island team will tailor the experience to suit YOU!


So what are you waiting for? Click here for more information and to book your very own Wilson Island getaway. 

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