Wilson Island

This natural coral cay is both part of the Great Barrier Reef and surrounded by it. Its’ pristine waters host an unimaginable variety of marine life including coral and fish – in fact some of the best snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef is right off the beach at Wilson Island. Covering just 5.24 acres, Wilson Island is the ultimate island castaway experience, offering seclusion in a setting of unrivalled natural beauty and playing host to just 18 guests at any one time. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind getaway in our tents. With just nine sites available you will wake up in the morning to the sounds of the ocean from the comfort of your king size bed.



Access to Wilson Island is via Heron Island which is a 40-minute boat ride away. Transfer times between Heron and Wilson Islands are subject to tide and weather conditions and may vary accordingly.


To access Heron Island, guests may choose between boat transfer which departs regularly from the Gladstone Marina or via scenic seaplane between Gladstone Airport and Heron Island.