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Heron Island Resort

Via Gladstone, Via Gladstone , Heron Island, AU

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Heron Island Resort

OVERVIEW

Insider Tip

Guests visiting in December-January can often see turtle hatchlings making their way to the sea. Those coming June-October may be able to see humpback whales just offshore.

Hotel Overview

Secluded location
Nestled on its own island, this secluded resort is set amid the Great Barrier Reef, 72 kms east of Gladstone, Queensland.
Modern guest quarters
Contemporary-styled accommodations are distributed around the island; all have refrigerators, ceiling fans, and balconies or terraces.
Activities available
Reef walks, birdwatching hikes, and all meals are included; scuba diving, sunset cruises, and other activities are also available.

Know Before You Go

  • Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.
  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 5 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 10 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes
 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Renovations and Closures
The property is closed between 29 May and 18 June.

What to expect:

  • Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.
  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Location

Via Gladstone, Via Gladstone , Heron Island, AU

Airport:

GLT - Gladstone

ROOMS

Overview

Turtle Room
One queen bed (may also have one or two single beds). Duplex unit with terrace and garden view. Refrigerator, coffeemaker, and ceiling fan.

Amenities

  • Refrigerator
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Phone
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Balcony
  • Ceiling fan
  • Room service
  • In-room massage available
  • Shower only

DETAILS

Property Amenities

The following list of amenities are available on-site. Fees may apply.

  • Bar/lounge
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Restaurant
  • Outdoor pool
  • Concierge services
  • Shopping on site
  • Total number of rooms -
  • Number of floors -
  • Number of buildings/towers -
  • Garden
  • Free breakfast
  • Health club
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Business center
  • Express check-out
  • Full-service spa
  • WiFi (surcharge)
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Private beach nearby

Policies

Know Before You Go

  • Guests must transfer via boat to the property. Guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking.
  • A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.
  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Fees

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: AUD 5 per hour (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: AUD 10 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Mandatory Fees and Taxes
 

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • Resort fee

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Renovations and Closures
The property is closed between 29 May and 18 June.

Dining

Rates include buffet-style breakfasts and lunches and three-course set dinners, including a weekly seafood smorgasbord.
Shearwater Restaurant
Wicker furnishings, ceiling fans, and floor-to-ceiling windows provide an appropriately tropical ambience in this non-smoking restaurant, which is open for buffet-style breakfasts and lunches, three-course table d'hote dinners, Saturday seafood buffets, and midweek Aussie barbecues.
Pandanus Lounge & Baillie's Bar
This comfortable cocktail bar features a dance floor, a mezzanine-level library, and an outdoor terrace with panoramic reef views.

Recreation

Recreational amenities at the resort include an outdoor pool and a health club.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Fishing
  • Helicopter/airplane sightseeing
  • Motor boating
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
  • Whale-watching