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Heron Island Resort

Via Gladstone, Via Gladstone , Heron Island, AU


Heron Island Resort


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.

Property Location
With a stay at Heron Island Resort in Heron Island, you'll be by the ocean and minutes from Heron Island Dock.

Make yourself at home in one of the 109 guestrooms featuring refrigerators and minibars. Rooms have private balconies. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as coffee/tea makers and ceiling fans.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After a day at the private beach, you can enjoy other recreational amenities including a health club and an outdoor pool. Additional features at this resort include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Grab a bite to eat at the resort's beachfront restaurant, where you can enjoy drinks at a bar and dine alfresco (weather permitting). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, express check-out, and a 24-hour front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.


Via Gladstone, Via Gladstone , Heron Island, AU


GLT - Gladstone



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.


  • 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


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)
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Private beach nearby

Number of floors: 2

Number of suites: 6

Number of rooms: 103


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.


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