One hour flight from Cairns direct to the island's airstrip.
About Lizard Island
This most northerly of the Great Barrier Reef islands provides an ideal location and base for visitors to experience some of Australia’s unique flora and fauna.
Lizard Island is a really special place offering guests over twenty powdery white beaches to choose from. The island is renowned for its superb diving opportunities including the world famous Cod Hole, which is just a short boat ride away.
More About Lizard Island
This award-winning resort is home to some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches and an ideal destination for lovers of snorkelling and diving. The coral and marine life are second-to-none and there’s so much to explore!
A number of activities and equipment are offered on a complimentary basis including catamarans, glass bottom sea kayaks, motorised dinghies, snorkelling equipment and lessons, tennis and gym facilities. Other activities that can be arranged (at extra cost) include diving and snorkelling trips to the inner or outer reef, diving tuition and private game fishing.
If you’re seeking total tranquility, head to Essentia Day Spa which has private and couples treatment rooms and offers a selection of relaxing and therapeutic treatments.
Dining is an absolute pleasure at Lizard Island, whether you choose a beach picnic, a romantic meal at the Saltwater Restaurant or the fantastic degustation menu at the beachside; it’s all fantastic!
(Additional charges apply for selected activities, facilities and aspects of your stay. Please contact us for further details).
Facilities & Amenities
Rooms & Suites
The pristine accommodation at Lizard Island is exactly what you'd expect from a top-class resort. Rooms are furnished in a modern, contemporary fashion and feature a premium in-room sound system, LCD Smart TV, Apple docking station, king-size or twin beds, minibar and luxury bathroom.
Gardenview Rooms & Suites
Wonderful accommodation located with easy access to beautiful Anchor Bay. Suites have a separate bedroom and living room plus bathroom.
Beachfront Suites have an expansive outside deck and are a great choice for guests seeking easy access to the beach and Anchor Bay waters.
Oceanview Villas enjoy a stunning location high along a ridge overlooking the sea. Each villa has a private deck where you can relax and enjoy the breathtaking views. Oceanview Villas are also available with a Plunge Pool.
The Pavilion & The Villa
For the ultimate experience in privacy and luxury plus stunning views, Lizard Island has two exceptional accommodations: The Pavilion and The Villa. Please contact us for full details.
Salt Water Restaurant: 180-degree ocean views and a seasonal menu making the most of the freshest local produce on offer – absolutely perfect!
Degustation Beachside Dining: There are two private beach pavilions on Anchor bay, perfect for watching the sunset. The Executive Chef will discuss and design a 7-course degustation menu and wines with you to make this an unforgettable dining experience.
With 24 beaches to choose from, you’ll be glad to know private beach picnic hampers can be arranged too.
For drinks and light bites, there’s the Marlin Bar and Driftwood Bar.
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