Often asked: How To Get To Lady Elliot Island From Brisbane?

Is there a ferry to Lady Elliot Island?

Is there a ferry/boat service to Lady Elliot Island? No, the only access to Lady Elliot Island is by aircraft and our Reservations Team will book the scenic flight transfer with your accommodation.

Can you visit Lady Elliot Island?

Although we do recommend a minimum of 2 nights on Lady Elliot Island to truly experience this unique Island paradise, the Day Trips/Tours will allow visitors to experience one of the Seven Wonders of the Natural World from the air, land and water… all in one day!

Can you do day trips to Heron Island?

The Heron Islander is a two-hour cruise from Gladstone that makes a return trip each day between the mainland and Heron Island, so best to plan ahead and book your seat in advance. You’ll spend a couple of hours on deck.

Is Lady Elliot Island privately owned?

PRESENT CUSTODIANS. Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort is a family run and operated eco-tourism business. Peter Gash, family and several silent partners have held the lease to operate the resort since 2005.

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Does Lady Elliot Island have WIFI?

There is no mobile reception on Lady Elliot Island but Wi-Fi access is available in selected areas of the Resort. Guests with their own devices can purchase Wi-Fi time from Reception. Please keep in mind that we have a satellite internet service and connection is dependent on prevailing weather conditions.

Is Lady Elliot Island in the Whitsundays?

The Great Barrier Reef’s most southerly island, Lady Elliot Island is quite distinct from the Whitsundays and North Queensland tropical islands as it is a coral cay situated in the heart of the reef. Due to its remote location, the only way to access the island is by air.

What type of plane flies to Lady Elliot Island?

Flight Costs Exclusive private charter flights are available for overnight guests to Lady Elliot from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast or Bundaberg, prices start from: Cessna Caravan $2,541 (inc GST) one way. Up to 12 passengers.

Where is Lady Elliot Island in Queensland?

Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay situated at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef. We are located approximately 80 kilometers north-east of Bundaberg and nestled in between Fraser Island and Lady Musgrave Island. Lady Elliot is the closest Great Barrier Reef island to Brisbane, Queensland’s southern capital.

What is Lady Elliot Island famous for?

Lady Elliot Island is an easy-to-reach paradise on the Great Barrier Reef, famous for its manta ray population.

Why is Lady Elliot Island important?

Lady Elliot Island first appeared above sea level roughly 3,500 years ago. Don’s conservation efforts have made Lady Elliot the beautiful wildlife sanctuary it is today and provided the nesting areas for the second highest diversity of seabirds on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Is Heron Island worth visiting?

First the pros- The island itself is really beautiful and well worth visiting. Great snorkeling and just a beautiful spot. The spa was lovely and the massage I had was very good. Unfortunately the resort itself is incredibly average, especially so during school holdays which is when we visited.

Can you take alcohol to Heron Island?

Guests are not permitted to bring their own food and beverages onto Heron Island, and liquor licensing laws prohibit the consumption of BYO alcohol. All touring and transfer pricing is subject to change with 30 days’ notice.

What is there to do on Heron Island?

It takes about 30 minutes or so to walk around the whole island.

  • Go On A Turtle Walk In The Evening.
  • Snorkel The Ship Wreck.
  • Snorkel At North Beach & Shark Bay.
  • Walk Around The Island.
  • Go On The I-Spy Boat.
  • Go On A Snorkel Boat Tour.
  • Go Diving In Heron Island.
  • Go On A Bird Walk.

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