Heron Island Accommodation Rating: 4

Heron Island offers a fantastic variety of resort style accommodation suitable for couples, families and groups. Reef and Turtle Rooms both have family configurations while The Point, Beach House and Wistari Suites offer a beachside location or filtered reef and ocean views whilst maintaining privacy and seclusion.

With five grades of accommodation types, the rooms at Heron Island Resort are extremely well appointed and have garden, beach or reef views. To help guests leave the outside world behind, televisions and telephones are not found in guest rooms (telephones are available in Point Suites, Wistari Suites and the Beach House only).

Heron Island Resort also offers guests a little something extra when staying in the The Point, Beach House and Wistari Suites. Bathrobes and slippers add a personal touch, whilst coffee plungers, a selection of magazine titles and air conditioning gives you a sense of home while enjoying the island life.

This Island Resort is ideal for honeymooners or couples looking for a romantic escape, or families wanting to experience the natural wonder of the Great Barrier Reef. Nature lovers and children are sure to enjoy the special turtle hatching season and the other wildlife that can be seen at Heron.

Accommodation

All Rooms Feature

  • Balcony or Patio
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Refrigerator
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Beach Towels
  • Clock Radio
  • Iron & Ironing Board
  • Extra Pillows & Blankets
  • Umbrellas
  • Hair Dryers

Turtle Room: Turtle Rooms are located in a garden setting on the ground level, featuring a nice timber deck and outdoor area. These comfortable, compact rooms are situated closer to North Beach. Rooms size is 22.79 square metres. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Turtle Family Room: Located just steps from the beach and central resort facilities, including the pool, these compact yet comfortable rooms are surrounded by tropical gardens at ground level and feature an outdoor area and deck. Room size is 26 square metres. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed + 2 Single Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

Reef Room: Located near the beach, these light and comfortable rooms offer filtered water and reef views with a living area which extends out to a private balcony or garden. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed + 1 Day Bed. Maximum room capacity is 3 Adults & Children.

Family Reef Room: Located near the beach, these light and comfortable rooms offer filtered water and reef views with a living area which extends out to a private balcony or garden. Bedding is 1 Queen Bed, 2 Single Beds + a rollaway bed OR 1 King Bed, 2 Day Beds + a rollaway bed. Maximum room capacity is 5 Adults & Children.

Beachside Suites: Located on the beachside on absolute beachfront, these spacious and light suites offer direct access to the reef and beach. Double glass sliding doors lead to a large balcony offering filtered views of the Great Barrier Reef. These rooms also feature a stereo with iPod connectivity. Bedding is 1 King Bed and 2 Day Beds. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

The Beach House: Located on the beachside amid a shaded grove, this house offers direct beach access via a private boardwalk and filtered ocean views. The spacious interior opens out to a furnished private patio and outdoor shower. These rooms also feature air conditioning, telephone, coffee plungers, mini bar and bathrobes & slippers. Bedding is 1 King Bed and 1 Day Bed + a rollaway bed. Maximum room capacity is 4 Adults & Children.

The Point Suites: Offering uninterrupted views of the sunsets and Great Barrier Reef, these suite enjoy easy access to resort facilities, spacious interiors including living area, and an expansive outdoor terrace. These rooms also feature air conditioning, telephone, coffee plungers, CD Player, mini bar and bathrobes & slippers. Bedding is 1 King Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Wistari Suites: Offering maximum privacy and filtered ocean views in a secluded garden setting these spacious suites enjoy furnished private outdoor terraces and hammocks. These rooms also feature air conditioning, telephone, coffee plungers, mini bar and bathrobes & slippers. Bedding is 1 King Bed. Maximum room capacity is 2 Adults & Children.

Dining

Shearwater Restaurant on Heron Island serves buffet breakfasts and lunch and a themed buffet dinner a couple of nights a week. A table d'hote menu is served 5 nights a week. Spend your afternoon relaxing on the verandah as your re-count your days adventure and witness the forever changing landscape come to life around you. All dietary requirements can be catered for with adequate notice prior to arrival.

Facilities

  • Daily activity sheet - The Heron Times
  • Swimming pool
  • Beach towels
  • Day Spa
  • Board games
  • Guest laundry facilities
  • Safety deposit facilities
  • Public telephones
  • Conference facilities
  • Marine Centre & Dive Shop
  • Resort Shop
  • Heron Kids Junior Rangers Program

Activities

Explore the natural beauty on Heron Island with the following complimentary activities - Guided reef walks (operate daily subject to tides), Island ecology walks, Guided bird life walks, Wildlife presentations, Educational slide shows. Snorkelling lessons (in swimming pool) are also available to guests.

Adventure abounds on Heron Island. Other (chargeable) experiences available on Heron Island include Snorkelling excursions to the reef edge, Kayak and snorkel gear hire, Junior Ranger & Junior Ranger Plus Program for kids 7 to 12 years, Semi-submarine coral viewing cruises, Diving tours activities and classes, Fishing trips (seasonal), Sunset Cruises, Beach Picnic Hampers, Spa treatments at the Aqua Soul Spa, Turtle Tour (peak nesting times December - April) and Stargazing.

Additional Information

Children: 2-12 years are free of charge on existing bedding
Check In: 2.00pm
Check Out: 10.00am
Reception: 8.30am - 7.00pm
Sea Turtle Foundation: Heron Island is in partnership with the Sea Turtle Foundation which is a non-profit organisation that is looking after the wildlife on Heron Island. An option $10 contribution will be added to all rooms upon check in and may be removed from your bill at Heron Island on check out
Address: Heron Island via Gladstone, Queensland Islands

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3 Nights, Transfers, Breakfast, Snorkel Trip, Gift
fromA$613pp

4 Nights, Transfers, Breakfast
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Turtle Room
Beach House
Wistari Suite
Point Suite
Heron Reef Room
Heron Island Beach House
Heron Beachside Suite
Beachside Suite Bathroom
Heron Beach House Exterior
Reef