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Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

At Lady Elliot Island, on the Great Barrier Reef, step off the beach and snorkel, swim or dive in an underwater world of brilliantly coloured species of marine life. The island’s coral lagoon is a perfect classroom for beginners or experienced divers, a true playground beneath the sea; home to fish, coral, clams, sea stars, turtles, dolphins and manta rays.

Lady Elliot Island boasts one of the world’s most spectacular ‘nature calendars’: November to February, green and loggerhead turtles make their way up the same beach they were born on more than 50 years ago. February to April – thousands of baby turtles emerge and make their way to the sea. October to April – up to 50,000 sea birds choose Lady Elliot Island as their breeding and nesting ground providing excellent close-up opportunities for photographers and birdwatchers. May to June – Lady Elliot Island boasts excellent water visibility, warmer than the southern states waters are in summer. July to October – look for Humpback whales as they migrate past the island with whale songs being heard underwater almost every day. There is always a natural wonder to witness.

Lady Elliot Island is the perfect getaway to relax and enjoy a unique unpretentious island with fun for all the family. Explore the island, tour the reef in a glass bottom boat, learn to scuba dive, feed the fish in the fish pool, take a guided reef walk, try your hand at volleyball, table tennis, pool or simply find a deserted beach and stretch out!

Scenic flights to Lady Elliot Island depart daily from Bundaberg, Hervey Bay, Maroochydore,Gladstone,Seventeen Seventy and Brisbane or Coolangatta. Take a day tour or stay overnight in the private resort with four styles of accommodation, poolside bistro/bar, Padi Dive Centre, swimming pool, resort shop and showering facilities for day guests.

Touring Options

Day Tour Departing Hervey Bay and Bundaberg

Lady Elliot Island offers you the only day tour to the Great Barrier Reef from the Fraser Coast, Bundaberg and the Coral Coast. Enjoy a 40-minute scenic flight to Lady Elliot Island, a true coral cay right on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. (Arrival time approximately 0900) From here you can step right off the beach and snorkel and swim in the worlds richest marine eco-system.

At Lady Elliot Island you can spend the day snorkelling and feeding the fish, exploring the reef on a glass bottom boat ride, reef and island walks and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch.

Activites and Experiences at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

  • Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI)
  • World Heritage
  • Birdwatching Guided tours in season (October to April).
  • Scuba-Diving Resort/Intro – Diver Training – Wreck Diving – Night Diving
  • Game Playing Nightly activities.
  • Mini Golf/Putt Putt
  • Learning/Lessons/Tuition Snorkelling lessons in pool. Scuba diving lessons available.
  • Scenic Flight Return transfers to the island are by scenic flights from Hervey Bay, Bundaberg, Maroochydore or Coolangatta.
  • Snorkelling Guided – Glass bottom boat tours and reef walks.
  • Swimming Ocean, lagoon and swimming pool.
  • Marine Animal watching Turtle viewing in nesting and hatching season from October to April.
  • Walking
  • Water-based
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Car park At Airport.
  • Checkin Desk At Bundaberg and Hervey Bay Airports.
  • Public phone Phone Away card only.
  • Public toilet Day Guest facilities.
  • Taxi rank Taxis can be arranged at Bundaberg and Hervey Bay Airports.
  • Waiting Area Airport lounge and departure lounge on island.
  • Adventure
  • Beach
  • Diving
  • Educational
  • Environmental
  • Flora and Fauna
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Island
  • Marine
  • Nature based
  • Reef
  • Relaxation
  • Remote
  • Water based Glass bottom boat tour or guided boat snorkel tour. Guided reef walk tour available tides permitting.
  • World Heritage
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Family
  • Group
  • Romantic
  • Self-Drive
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Wedding
  • Bundaberg Tourism
  • Fraser Coast
  • Fraser Coast South Burnett
  • American Express
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Japan Credit Bureau
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa

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