Hotels in Heron Island, Australia

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Heron Island, QLD, Australia
Nov 29 — Nov 302
Heron Island, QLD, Australia
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Cheapest month:October
Most expensive month:December
Average price in Heron Island:$312/night
Cheapest price found:$209/night
Cheapest day:Thursday
Most expensive day:Saturday
$225 - $717
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.
$230 - $275
Average price per night / 3-star hotel. Prices are not fixed and may vary with time.

Top Rated Heron Island hotels

Heron Island Resort
7.6 Good
Via Gladstone, Heron Island, QLD, Australia
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0.2 mi from city centre, Heron Island, QLD, Australia 

Heron Island Resort has 112 rooms and features a swimming pool. It has private access to a secluded beach.

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About Heron Island

Arriving on Heron Island feels like stepping into a postcard. The cay is marooned in the Coral Sea and surrounded by sugar-white sand, turquoise water and a vibrant reef. Snorkel and scuba dive on the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef or simply relax on the beach and enjoy the Queensland sunshine.

Things to do in Heron Island

The waters surrounding Heron Island are a sanctuary for marine life. Just metres from the shore, you can snorkel with tropical fish and explore rainbow-coloured coral gardens. The crystal-clear water makes it easy to spot turtles, reef sharks and manta rays cruising by.

Heron Island is a diver’s paradise, with more than 20 sites a short boat ride away. Heron Bommie, a 900-year-old underwater coral mountain, is one of the most iconic dive sites in the world. With depths ranging from five to 18 metres, it’s amazingly accessible. The site is teeming with marine animals, including magnificent manta rays and brightly-painted sweetlips.

The interior of Heron Island is shaded by ancient Pisonia trees. If you can drag yourself away from the beach, there are beautiful hiking trails to explore. Learn more about the unique history, flora and fauna of Heron Island on a guided nature walk. Early morning beach walks are a unique chance to watch turtles nesting in the sand. After dark, the sky lights up with thousands of twinkling stars. Stargazing tours are a fun way to learn more about constellations in the Southern Hemisphere.

The luxury hotel on Heron Island offers plenty of opportunities for pampering. Indulge in a signature therapy at the spa or sip cocktails at the oceanfront bar.

Getting around Heron Island

Heron Island is 70 kilometres off the coast of Queensland. Access is via boat or helicopter. The closest commercial airport is in Gladstone, with regular flights to Brisbane. Boat transfers between Gladstone and Heron Island take two hours.

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  • What are the best hotels in Heron Island?

    Heron Island Resort, rated with a score of 7.6 from 767 reviewers, is one of the most popular hotels in Heron Island.