Heron Island Activities

Set on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, Heron Island's stunning natural environment is abound with activities for all visitors. From whale watching and turtle encounters to sunset cruises and snorkelling lessons, Heron Island has everything you need for a nature filled holiday. With so much to do on Heron Island, guests can enjoy a range of complimentary and paid activities all year round. Below is a list of some of the activities available during your day on Heron Island.

Turtle Underwater

Complimentary Activities

  • Guided Island Walk
  • Guided Reef Walk (tide dependant)
  • Guided Bird Walk
  • Stargazing
  • Guided Turtle Walk
  • Turtle Hints Presentation
  • Nature Presentations
  • Researcher Presentation (subject to availability)
  • Snorkelling Lesson

Optional Activities (charges apply)

  • Junior Ranger Program for kids 7 to 12 years
  • Semi-Submersible Boat
  • Sunset Cruise
  • Snorkel Boat Trip
  • Kayak hire
  • Stand Up Paddle Boarding tours
  • Diving tours, activities and classes
  • Fishing trips (seasonal)
  • Sunset cruises
  • Beach Picnic Hampers
  • Spa treatments at the Aqua Soul Spa
  • Turtle Tour (peak nesting times December - April)
Ocean Life Aerial

Heron Island Deals