- Lizard Island is home to one of Australia’s most exclusive resorts, offering 40 luxurious rooms and suites in a stunning natural location. It’s located directly on the Great Barrier Reef and offers an all-inclusive experience based on understated elegance and top-class service. A member of the prestigious National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World Collection.
- Choose from only 40 contemporary spacious suites and rooms with picturesque views, a private deck, high end amenities and state of the art facilities for you to immerse yourself in.
- Set right on the Great Barrier Reef and boasting its own beautiful fringing reefs, Lizard Island has the advantage of being able to offer diving enthusiasts both half and full day reef experiences.
- Venture to some of the Great Barrier Reef’s most fascinating spots, diving the renowned Cod Hole or snorkeling amid gardens of giant clams. The waters surrounding Lizard Island boast some of the most exciting fishing in the world.
- Sample fresh fish and local produce at Saltwater Restaurant or book a romantic seven-course sunset dinner on the beach.
- Rise for yoga on the beach at dawn, enjoy a spa treatment, or challenge your travel partner to a tennis match on Lizard Island’s courts.
- Pick out a book at the resort’s library and dig into it on your private balcony, by the pool, or with your toes in the sand of one of the island’s 24 private beaches.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
Lizard Island is located on the Great Barrier Reef with world famous dive sites, such as the Cod Hole, only 45 minutes from shore.Lizard Island’s location on the Great Barrier Reef means more time exploring its natural wonders and less time on the boat.Stops along the way at diverse fringing reefs set up the backdrop for the wonders of the deeper waters.
One of the greatest joys of fishing in and around Lizard Island is the ease of access to some of the world’s greatest fishing spots. Just 15 minutes by boat and you will arrive at the inner reef and a further 35 minutes and you will be at the outer reef. Whether you’re a seasoned big game fisherman, or it’s your first time in the chair, our Marine team will create a fishing experience that meets your wildest dreams.
Experience some of the most picturesque reef and marine life by simply stepping off the beach – this is one of the major attractions that makes Lizard Island like nowhere else. The “Clam Garden” is only a short swim from the beach at Watson’s Bay, and excellent sites are also located at Anchor Bay, and Sunset Beach.
If you wish to experience the fringing reef, but stay comfortably dry, jump on board one of our interpretive glass bottom boat tours. As we glide over the coral gardens, you will learn about the history and diversity of the fringing reef and the wonderful array of world-class marine life that call the waters surrounding Lizard home.
Take the helm of your motorized dinghy and discover the 24 pristine and secluded beaches that fringe Lizard Island.Beach comb or snorkel over the fringing reef and enjoy a chef-prepared gourmet picnic hamper in complete privacy.
Lizard Island is an award winning resort offering the ultimate in luxury and exclusivity located directly on the Great Barrier Reef in northern Queensland. Sensational diving opportunities abound and 24 deserted beaches await exploration. Lizard Island is Australia’s premier island resort, a national park and isolated haven in the heart of the great barrier reef offering no less than 24 exquisite white sand beaches and stylish, understated accommodation. The tranquil Queensland island resort is located right on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef and boasts it’s own beautiful fringing reefs and 24 powdery white beaches.
Renowned for it’s scuba diving and snorkeling, Lizard Island is surrounded by spectacular coral reefs, ribbon and lagoon reefs. What distinguishes Lizard Island from many other reef islands is it’s close proximity to the best known diving location in the Great Barrier Reef, Cod Hole. On shore, discover secluded, pristine beaches by foot or motorized dinghy with a gourmet picnic just for two. Other activities on Lizard Island for guests to enjoy include game fishing, bush walking, sailing, glass bottom boat trips or treatments in the luxurious spa. The restaurant at Lizard Island, has an open veranda overlooking the beach and ocean in a relaxed and intimate setting. The daily changing menu showcases the finest local produce and freshest seafood. Children 10 years and over are welcome at Lizard Island Resort.
Lizard Island has 40 rooms. The Garden View and Ocean View Suites all have a classic understated elegance and Bose sound systems, CDs and iPod connectivity. The Villas have large decked areas with room for comfy chairs and a hammock and have access to a string of private beaches. The suites are open plan with alfresco daybeds and The Pavilion is a private luxury retreat.
The introduction of The Villa has set a new aspiration for accommodation, privacy and service at Lizard Island. The Villa is secluded, sitting atop a ridge and commanding uninterrupted views across Sunset Beach and the Coral Sea. The Villa is the ultimate accommodation option for families and groups of friends. Sleeping up to five people with two bedrooms, the spacious suite offers privacy and striking ocean views. A highlight is an extended balcony with outdoor dining furniture and an exciting 8-metre plunge pool, a perfect area to bond.
Perched high above the Coral Sea and set on the point of Sunset Bay, The Pavilion combines complete privacy with a spectacular 270-degree panorama of Anchor Bay, Osprey Island and Sunset Beach.
Set in a broad sweeping arc along Anchor Bay, with easy access to the main Lodge, Beachfront Suites offer captivating sea views and each has a private pathway leading directly to the beach. Disabled access rooms are available.
Oceanview Plunge Pool Villa
Set high on Sunset Bay and providing sea views over Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these Villas offer privacy and easy access to a string of secluded beaches. Select Oceanview Villas now have the added luxury of a private plunge pool.
Oceanview Villas are set high on Sunset Bay. Providing filtered sea views over Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these Villas offer privacy and easy access to a string of secluded beaches.
Located in a tropical garden setting with easy access to Anchor Bay and the beach, Gardenview Suites offer separate living and sleeping areas as well as a private balcony.
Located in a tropical garden setting with easy access to the natural beauty of Anchor Bay and the beach, Gardenview Rooms have a private balcony.
Osprey’s restaurant serves wonderfully fresh fusion cuisine in a picturesque venue overlooking the ocean. They can also organise gourmet picnic hampers for beach side outings. The Bar & Lounge are open all day for drinks and with the comfortable sofas are a great place to curl up and read a book out of the sun.
Salt Water Restaurant
Simple and relaxed, Salt Water Restaurant is in an idyllic setting allowing you to take full advantage of the 180-degree ocean views and the blazing evening sunsets in a design that is fully open to the landscaped lawns and gardens that slope down to Anchor Bay. Here, you will enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner throughout your stay.
With a choice of seating right next to the open air verandah or the more relaxed banquette/couch seating – you can select a different seating location and view each time you dine at Salt Water. One morning it may be looking out to Watson’s Bay and the next to Osprey Island.
The menu changes daily and is driven by the freshest local produce from the waters around the island and the coast and from the hinterland of the mainland – much of which arrives on daily flights. With an accent on fresh seafood combined with the flavours of modern Australian, Asian and European cuisine – our Executive Chef welcomes the opportunity to chat with you about the menu to ensure that the Salt Water Restaurant experience is one to remember.
Driftwood Bar & Wine Cellar
Located in the main lodge, Driftwood Bar serves evening pre-dinner drinks from a menu that is rich in local and international wines and specialty cocktails. The long bar is the social hub with many reconnecting with others they have meet throughout the day. For those wishing to enjoy a private drink – the lounge seating is perfect or take a short walk out onto the lawns to watch the sun set.
The private Cellar is a visual talking point. Our bar team are well versed and trained in the treasures it holds and would love to assist you if you are wishing to upgrade your wine selections at dinner. Lizard Island wine and beverage list is inclusive, however, if you wish to select from the Cellar list, there will be an additional charge.
When you arrive at the Marlin Bar it is like stepping back in time – as the Bar remains almost untouched from its original rustic style and ambiance that has thrilled sailors, guests and deep sea fishermen since the 1970’s. One concession to this has been the introduction of a wood fire pizza oven; we invite you to enjoy a stroll down the boardwalk and enjoy authentic pizza and a glass of wine in this iconic location. Marlin Bar opens on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Monday is beef and burger night, Wednesday is pizza night and Friday is tapas night.
Private Beach Picnic Hampers
With 24 beaches to select from, you can select your own picnic basket content the night before and then following day, take your picnic by a private dinghy and motor to a beach of your choice, or have one of our Marine team drop you off and return later to collect you at a predetermined time.The true luxury of this signature Lizard Island experience is that you will have your chosen beach to yourselves.Private beach picnics are included in your Lizard Island stay.
Sunset Beachside Dining
Two private beach pavilions sit on Anchor bay – each commanding spectacular views of the nightly sunsets. Here, you feel as if you are the only people on the island as our staff discretely serve the seven course dinner with complementary wines.Prior to your dinner, you will meet with our Executive Chef to discuss and design the 7-course degustation menu with accompanying wines.
Lizard Island has a wonderful pampering spa which uses natural Australian products, a freshwater swimming pool, library, tennis courts and a gym.
We invite you to indulge in signature spa rituals and discover pure, opulent skin care in the sanctuary of nature, the Essentia Day Spa. Rebalance, relax, and rejuvenate while we personalise your spa experience with exclusive iKOU skincare.
Pop into the heart of adventure, the Beach Club, for access to many water ventures to enjoy in the refreshing clear blue water under the sizzling sun. Our sun-kissed skilled staff will set you up with water sports from paddle boarding to kayaking and snorkelling.
Even though there are plenty of recreational activities to unfold from hikes to snorkelling, our gym is fitted out with essential exercise equipment for you to use 24/7.
With nothing but the peaceful, pristine waters and masterpieces created by nature as the backdrop, you and your partner can enjoy the most romantic evening with scrumptious locally sourced produce and epicure BBQ dishes while you sip on Champagne on M.V. Fascination.