Heron Island is a natural coral cay 89kms off the coast of Queensland, so it's not another Great Barrier Reef resort, it's a resort on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Regular flights to Gladstone are available via Sydney and Brisbane with either Qantas or Virgin Australia. Once at Gladstone, you have a choice of transfer options to get to Heron Island itself. For a map of Gladstone click here.
Heron Island operates 1 hour ahead of Eastern Standard (Queensland) Time year round.