Located on the southern tip of Australia's World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef, Lady Elliot Island is a spectacular coral cay renowned as one of the best snorkelling and diving sites in the world. Located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park off Queensland's east coast, the island is set in a Marina National Park Zone which has been awarded the highest possible classification by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
Lady Elliot Island's marine eco-system is a rich and diverse one home to a wide variety of birdlife, whales and turtles, live corals and reef fish.
Serviced daily with flights from Hervey Bay or Bundaberg, Lady Elliot Island offers an ecofriendly range of accommodation. Overlooking the spectacular coral lagoon, the accommodation is popular for relaxing getaways or holidays with the whole family and offers a friendly and laid back atmosphere. An excellent alternative to the crowds and bustle of major tourist destinations, Lady Elliot Island offers the unique opportunity to get close to nature.
Situated on the beachfront, holiday accommodation includes Island Suites and permanent modern tent cabins.
As a haven for nature, Lady Elliot Island offers a myriad of ways to explore her stunning landscape including glass bottomed boat rides over the colourful corals of the reefs, snorkelling, scuba diving and guided reef and nature walks.
The waters surrounding Lady Elliot Island are so clear that visitors delight in spotting a variety of coral, colourful fish, giant manta rays, turtles and even dolphins.
You can even get up close and personal with the island's wildlife with fish feeding activities available. Depending on when you choose to visit the island, you can also witness the amazing bird nesting season as well as the migrating humpback whales and the turtle hatchlings.