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heron island resort


Heron 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.

Iheron islandt's walking on heron island reefwhat 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.

Heron 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 beach.

An 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.snorkeling heron island reef

If it's school holidays, you can sign the kids up for the Heron Junior Rangers Program (7-12yrs), whereheron island beach picnic they'll get up close and personal with a wonderful variety of marine creatures, and explore the fascinating coral cay.

After 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.