Nature & Soft Adventure Tours
New Zealand & Pacific tours and travel
Island is a true coral cay located right on the Great Barrier Reef.
Here you can swim straight off the beach to an endless garden of
coral where the waters are teeming with fish and marine life.
you don't see around Heron that makes the resort so special. You
won't see any buildings above the tree line. And you won't bump
into any daytrippers either. The reef experience on Heron is exclusively
for guests, a unique experience few other resorts in the world offer.
Island is world famous for its fantastic scuba diving and snorkelling.
Experience some of Australia's best dive spots - more than 30 dive
sites are available, half of which are only 15 minutes from the
amazing array of animal life can be discovered throughout the year,
such as the delightful Green and Loggerhead Turtles. Heron is renowned
for its abundance of birdlife with dense Pisonia forests which are
home to thousands of Noddy Terns and Shearwater Mutton Birds. Here
you soon sense that you are very much a guest of the natural environment;
you're here to to be part of it, to enjoy and to learn from it.
First and foremost, Heron Island is protected habitat for a stunning
variety of wildlife.
it's school holidays, you can sign the kids up for the Heron Junior
Rangers Program (7-12yrs), where
they'll get up close and personal with a wonderful variety of marine
creatures, and explore the fascinating coral cay.
a day of island exploration, pay a visit to the Aqua Soul Spa, where
you can relax and rejuvenate in delightful surrounds whilst experiencing
a treatment. Heron Island is open year round, with bird season at
its peak in January to March. Turtle nesting season is also during
this period, and offers the unique opportunity to see hatchlings
scurrying to the sea.