Welcome To Heron Island

Located on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, 72km from Gladstone, Heron Island is an island paradise bursting with natural beauty and attractions. So much more than just a tropical island, Heron Island is the ultimate eco-experience. Spend your days exploring the scenic landscapes, discovering the amazing underwater reef systems and marvel at the incredible array of marine life that makes Heron Island so renowned. And with over 20 dive sites located just minutes from the shores, guests are spoilt for choice across this magnificent holiday destination.

Completely disconnected from technology and the outside world, Heron Island provides the digital detox of dreams. Imagine waking up just metres away from the shimmering ocean and starting your day to the sounds of gently crashing waves. During a stay on Heron Island, you are not only a resort guest, but a guest of nature. Turtles, birds and humpback whale sightings are frequent on Heron Island and guests can enjoy a wonderful variety of nature experiences.

On top of Heron Island's postcard of scenic perfection, the fantastic range of accommodation makes this island sanctuary the ideal holiday destination. Low-key and comfortable, Heron Island accommodation blends perfectly into the natural surroundings. Designed to appeal to every taste and budget, Heron Island offers everything from family friendly stays to enviable beachfront seclusion. Together with a fantastic range of facilities and activities, Heron Island is the perfect holiday escape.

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Know Before You Go

Skip the stress of holiday planning and let our detailed guide to Heron Island holidays do all the work for you. From information on transport options to weather and climate, we've curated everything you need to know to visit Heron Island. Discover the best time to visit the island, along with frequently asked questions like is Heron Island a good place to take children? (Hint: the answer is yes!) Let us help answer all of your holiday questions, so you can plan your holiday with ease.

Heron Island Hotels & Packages

If you're craving a tropical holiday in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, look no further than the spectacular Heron Island. Renowned for it's glittering white sands, vibrant waters and abundance of marine life, Heron Island offers the ultimate eco-tourism experience. With no disruptions from technology, guests can enjoy a refreshing digital detox and totally escape from the outside world. Enjoy the serenity of the environment and be at one with nature on the beautiful Heron Island. Check out our Heron Island Package Deals.

Heron Island Resort
Heron Island Resort

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Heron Island Region Info & Guides

Located off the coast on Townsville on the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef, Heron Island is an outstanding holiday destination bursting with natural beauty and things to do. Discover everything you need to know about Heron Island with our comprehensive region information guide and find holiday inspiration with our stunning media gallery. From weather forecasts to a detailed resort map, our guide will help you plan your tropical holiday with ease.