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Heron Island Resort, Queensland Holidays

Experience nature at its best on Heron Island, world famous for its spectacular coral reef and a sanctuary for an extraordinary variety of marine life. This natural coral cay provides a genuine eco-experience, a unique opportunity to witness the magic of the world’s largest coral reef. 

At Heron Island, you are not simply a hotel guest, you are a guest of nature – sleeping, playing and exploring a protected sanctuary overlooking the Great Barrier Reef. All accommodation, ranging from rooms set amongst an ancient Pisonia Forest that serves a sanctuary for marine birds and beachside rooms steps from the water to the larger Beach House and Point Suite, offer relaxed, low-key comfort and immediate access to crystal clear waters teeming with nesting turtles, reef fish, turtles, rays, reef sharks and more.
Heron Island caters to all level of marine enthusiasts with 20 dive sites easily accessible by boat within minutes of the jetty. The most popular activity is snorkeling straight off one of the stunning beaches onto the Great Barrier Reef or onshore, join a guided nature walk or star gazing tour, be pampered with a signature therapy at Aqua Soul Spa or head to Baillie’s Bar, the ideal location to enjoy the panoramic reef views.

On the pristine shores of the Great Barrier Reef, a unique ecotourism destination welcomes you to explore the beauty and exhilaration of Heron Island. As the only hotel on the island, Heron Island is where the morning sun rises over crystalline waters and sets in an orchestra of colour each evening. It’s where you can soothe your soul with a spa treatment or set your heart racing with an array of adventures on land and sea. It’s where the stunning beauty of the Great Barrier Reef meets modern comfort.
Opportunities abound on Heron Island for all visitors! Join one of the resident Naturalist Guides to learn about the fascinating reef ecosystem, the flora and fauna of Heron Island and the Great Barrier Reef or the constellations of the night sky

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