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Heron Island  

Bed & Breakfast from €116 per person per night

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Overview

Heron Island is a jaw-dropping natural paradise sitting at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. A dream destination for snorkelling and scuba diving you’ll also find a daily activity list with plenty of opportunities to get up close to nature. There’s a large range of comfortable and stylish accommodations ideal for couples, groups or families. Exclusive to resort guests only, the island is a natural playground that offers direct access to the Great Barrier Reef. You can walk around the island in just 20 minutes so there’s a lovely intimate feel when staying here.

Details

The resort occupies a unique location on the stunning Heron Island at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Surrounded by stunningly clear water lapping at silky beaches, this is undoubtedly one of Australia’s finest destinations.

Heron Island is a natural coral cay 89kms off the coast of Queensland, so it’s not just another Great Barrier Reef resort, it’s a resort on the Great Barrier Reef. Regular flights to Gladstone are available via Sydney and Brisbane with either Qantas or Virgin Australia.

Boat departs Gladston at 2pm

Boat departs Heron Island at 10am

Transfer duration is approximately 2 hours, subject to weather conditions.

There is a total of 109 rooms, all featuring:

  • Balcony or terrace
  • Ceiling fans
  • Fridge
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Clock radio
  • Iron and ironing board

The following room types are available:

  • Turtle Room – simple and stylish accommodation set in the lush gardens, sleeping up to two
  • Family Turtle Room – these larger rooms are in the same location and are ideal for families, sleeping up to four
  • Reef Room – located closer to the beach, these rooms feature ocean views through the green canopy of trees, sleeping up to three
  • Family Reef Room – ideal for a larger family, these rooms sleep up to five
  • Beachside Suite – these stunning and spacious suites are located on the beach and include a minibar, sleeping up to four
  • Point Suite – with air conditioning and incredible views of the reef, these suites are highly romantic , sleeping up to two
  • Wistari Suite – private and stylish, these suites sit in the luscious garden for a truly intimate experience, sleeping up to two
  • The Beach House – this exclusive villa offers upgraded amenities and plenty of space to enjoy, sleeping up to four

Please note that only Point Suites, Wistari Suites and The Beach House feature air conditioning

  • Shearwater Restaurant – this all-day dining restaurant begins with a hearty buffet breakfast followed by a la carte lunch and dinner menu as well as regular themed buffets
  • Baillie’s Bar & Pandanus Lounge – relax in the lounge with a popular cocktail bar and bar menu
  • Aqua Soul Spa
  • Swimming pool with sun loungers
  • Complimentary activities including: guided reef walks, bird watching, wildlife presentations and snorkelling lessons in the swimming pool
  • Resort boutique
  • Guest laundry facilities
  • Daily activities program
  • Wireless internet available in Baillie’s Bar
  • Equipment hire available for snorkelling and diving (charges apply)
  • PADI dive courses available (charges apply)
  • Junior Rangers Programme offers children from 7 to 12 a range of activities (charges apply)

Heron Island is a natural coral cay 89kms off the coast of Queensland, so it’s not just another Great Barrier Reef resort, it’s a resort on the Great Barrier Reef. Regular flights to Gladstone are available via Sydney and Brisbane with either Qantas or Virgin Australia.

Boat departs Gladston at 11:00am

Boat departs Heron Island at 01:00pm

Transfer duration is approximately 2 hours, subject to weather conditions.

You can upgrade to a Seaplane at an extra cost which will take 25 minutes from Gladstone Airport to Heron Island - no land transfer required.

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