Heron Island Resort

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Description

Description

Heron Island is a natural wonderland to explore on the Great Barrier Reef. A true coral cay, located right on the Southern Great Barrier Reef the island is ribboned by white sands, crystal clear waters (swimmable all year) and acres of coral with beautifully coloured marine life. At this World Heritage-listed Marine National Park all flora and fauna is protected, so the island is a nature lover's paradise, where the emphasis is on enjoying natural beauty. Stress is replaced by adventure, and your days are filled with discovery.

Heron offers many activities such as guided island and reef walks, research station tours, semi-submersible cruises and star gazing. An amazing array of animal and bird life can be discovered throughout the year, such as the delightful Green and Loggerhead Turtles that nest on the island between October and March, with hatchlings emerging between December to April.

World famous for its fantastic scuba diving and snorkelling, . Experience some of Australia's best dive spots - more than 20 dive sites are available, half of which are only 15 minutes from the beach.

To explore this amazing island it's just a boat ride (approximately 2 hours) or seaplane (approximately 30 minutes) from Gladstone.

Hot Deals

Turtle Season Escape Package

Heron Island is a significant nesting location for Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtles. Nesting season occurs from October to March each year, with hatchlings beginning to emerge in early January. This package not only encourages visitors to come to Heron to observe this natural phenomena for themselves, but also learn about the conservation efforts underway to protect these vulnerable species. Pricing is based on accommodation chosen, and includes: Accommodation, Daily breakfast in the Shearwater Restaurant, Turtle gift, Turtle talks and Snorkelling trip for 2 adults.

From $347 AUD* per night, based on double occupancy

* For travel between Nov 1, 2018 to Mar 31, 2019 (inclusive). Excludes high season period: Dec 17, 2018 to Jan 13, 2019 (inclusive). 3 night minimum stay.

Contact

Phone: 1800 837 185

 

Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Bar
  • Conference/Function Facilities
  • Conference/Function Facilities
  • Day Spa
  • Family Friendly
  • Games or Recreation Room
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Telephone
  • Swimming Pool

Map & Directions

Heron Island Queensland 4805

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