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 in 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 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 snorkelling straight off one of the stunning beaches onto the great barrier reef, however while onshore, join a guided nature walk or star gazing tour, be pampered with a signature treatment at Aqua Soul Spa or head to Baillie’s Bar, the ideal location to enjoy the panoramic reef views.