Heron Island
Heron Island Lounge
Heron Island Jetty
Heron Island Turtle
Heron Island Beach
Heron Island Ray

Heron Island Resort

Heron Island - from Gladstone

FREEDOM rating: ★★★PLUS

A magical coral cay island at the southern end of the Barrier Reef, Heron Island is surrounded in waters teeming with brightly coloured fish and marine life.

  • Free breakfast
  • Private balcony or terrace
  • Excellent snorkelling & diving
  • Fascinating guided reef walks
  • Island is exclusive to guests only

About Your Island Resort

Walk from the resort straight onto the reef or swim from white beaches into the living garden of coral. There are dozens of snorkeling and diving sites, with lessons available, as well as guided reef and island walks.

The resort is exclusive to guests, with no day trippers to disturb the peace. At night there is live entertainment, or instead enjoy a quiet drink in the Pandanus Lounge.


Comfortable Turtle Rooms, or spacious Reef Suite located near beautiful North Beach. Both have large private balconies or terraces, en-suite bathroom, ceiling fans, tea/coffee making facilities and beach towels.


Swimming pool, restaurant, lounge bar, Aqua Soul Day Spa, nature walks & presentations.

How to Get There…

Heron Island is 89 km off the Queensland coast between Gladstone and Rockhampton. Launch transfers via the Heron Islander catamaran leave once a day from Gladstone for a 2.5 hour scenic cruise.

Alternatively you can book a 25 minute scenic seaplane transfer from Gladstone to the island.

Room Type Occupancy Meals
Turtle Room

Includes Breakfast

Reef Room

Includes Breakfast

FREEDOM rates this hotel ★★★PLUS


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Return launch transfer from Gladstone Adult from £105pp or Seaplane from £530pp.
An Environmental Management Charge of $6 per person per day is paid locally (Maximum charge $18 per person per stay)

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For advice or to start planning your holiday

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