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Heron Island Resort



Heron Island Resort

Heron Island Resort

The beautiful Heron Island is located of the coast of Queensland, Australia and is surrounded by Australia’s famous Great Barrier Reef.  The coral cay is famous for its visits from Green and Loggerhead turtles from October to March each year. It caters to families and couples alike, offering comfortable rooms and a relaxing atmosphere. The island is small (one can walk around the entire island in 20 minutes) but filled with an abundance of things to do for all ages. The wildlife of the island is also a highlight, with resident and migratory birds, nesting turtles and many sightings of whales! Get away from the crowds this holiday and relax on the secluded Heron Island!


  • Turtle Rooms (2 pax)
  • Family Turtle Rooms (4 pax)
  • Reef Rooms (3 pax)
  • Reef Family Rooms (5 pax)
  • Beachside Suites (4 pax)
  • Point Suites (2 Pax)
  • Wistari Suites (2 pax)
  • The beach house (4 pax)


Head to the island between October and March and enjoy the experience of a lifetime; turtle hatching!


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Marine Center
  • Helicopter Pad
  • Gift Shop
Heron Island Resort - Wistari Suite

Heron Island Resort – Wistari Suite


  • Balcony or terrace
  • Ceiling fans
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea and Coffee making facilities
  • Beach towels
  • En-suite bathrooms with hairdryers
  • A mini bar (Suites and Beach House)
  • Air-conditioning (Suites and Beach house)

*Please note that some room features apply to certain rooms only


  • Guided Reef Walks
  • Island Ecology Walks
    Heron Island Resort - Turtle Hatchling

    Heron Island Resort – Turtle Hatching

  • Guided Bird Life Walks
  • Wildlife Presentations
  • Snorkeling Lessons in the Swimming Pool
  • Nature Slide Show Presentations and marine Documentaries
  • Trivia Night
  • Semi-Submarine
  • Scuba Diving
  • Fishing Charters
  • Turtle Tours
  • Junior Rangers Program
  • Sunset Cruises
  • Beach Picnic Hampers
  • Spa Treatment
  • Kayaking
  • Turtle nesting Viewing
  • Junior Ranger Program (Kids Club)

*Please note that the offered activities include both complimentary and paid activities


Heron Island Resort - Diving

Heron Island Resort – Diving

With the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s most famous reef systems located just a stone’s throw away from the island, it’s safe to assume that this island offers some incredible diving. The waters offer incredible coral life that are teeming with fish, turtles, rays and reef sharks. The surrounding sites can cater to those from the novice to the experienced diver and also offer great conditions for snorkelers just meters from shore. Divers can experience up to 3 dives per day as well and night dives and are to to have experienced dive masters present at all times.

Contact one of our friendly staff to find out more information about this resort or to book a trip to the Great Barrier Reef today!

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