Heron Island - Nature at its best

Heron Island is all about nature at its best - by night and day. Explore this extraordinary coral cay and its surrounding waters on informative, guided reef and wildlife walks. Lagoon snorkelling and dive excursions to the outer reef will bring you face to face with manta rays, turtles and fish of all kinds. After enjoying a sunset cocktail, dine on a dazzling display of stars during a guided tour of the southern night sky.


Abbi & Kai on Heron Island

Abbi and Kai created this wonderful video about the Heron Island. You'll love it - especially if you plan a family holiday!


Southern Great Barrier Reef - Where great begins!

Tourism Queensland’s Southern Great Barrier Reef ad is featuring stunning destinations including Heron Island.


Qantas visits Heron Island

Find out what Heron Island is all about while Qantas is exploring our natural paradise!


Turtles

Heron Island is a significant nesting location for two vulnerable turtle species, the Green Turtle (Chelonia mydas) and Loggerhead Turtle (Caretta caretta).


An introduction to Heron Island

This is Heron Island: the wonderful scenery, the perfect beaches, the turtles, the bird life - simply the ideal location for a Great Barrier Reef holiday!


A holiday at Heron Island

At Heron Island, we start with the natural beauty of the reef and the kaleidoscope of the life it inspires. We add our passion for food and service and complement it with the little luxuries that make holidays complete. Heron Island is your natural place on the reef if you love all things natural.


A helicopter flight to Heron Island

Taking a Great Barrier Reef scenic helicopter flight from Gladstone to Heron Island is a stunning start to your holiday.


Sea Cucumber surprise

Watch what happens when our reef walk guide picks up the sea cucumber... the Great Barrier Reef can be a funny place!