4 Night Luxury Lizard Island Stay

Experience 4 nights at one of Australia's Luxury Lodges

From $3998

per person twin share

OVERVIEW

Lizard Island presents elegant, yet understated Great Barrier Reef accommodation.

Our Lizard Island Resort rooms offer serene luxury and a private location on the Great Barrier Reef in which to enjoy your stay.

The only resort located on a 1,013-hectare National Park and literally on the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island offers seclusion and natural privacy that you will cherish.

With only 40 rooms and villas and your choice of private beaches, escape to your own private beach for a day exploring the reef, taking in the incredible nature around you and all while never seeing another person. In a world of over 7.5 billion people – this experience is designed for just two.

Exploring and experiencing Lizard Island can be enjoyed by taking part in a number of guided tours, either to the inner and outer reefs, the Research Station, or on nature walks and challenging hikes to the top of Cook’s Look. Alternatively, you can explore the island on a self-guided tour, taking in the beauty at your own pace.

Package includes

• 4 nights in a Gardenview Room upgrades available
• Gourmet meals daily
• Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages
• A fine selection of wine, beer, basic spirits and sparkling wine
• Access to a motorised dinghy to explore the many beaches
• Morning or afternoon refreshments pack on your private dinghy excursion
• Unlimited use of stand up paddle boards
• Unlimited use of clearview sea kayaks
• Snorkelling gear for the duration of your stay

RESORT

At Lizard Island, we aspire to deliver an experience, ambiance and service that is warm, welcoming, professional and passionate.

Essentia Day Spa

Essentia Day Spa is designed as a natural extension of the calm tranquility of the resort, encouraging you to relax, rejuvenate and re-balance. Private and couple treatment rooms and a full menu of relaxing and therapeutic treatments are offered.

We are proud to bring you our menu of iKOU Spa Treatments.

iKOU is based in the Blue Mountains Australia and creates spa journeys inspired by nature, with sensory details of global spa culture infused into every experience.

Body and mind will be transformed, organic is high performance and eco is synonymous with luxury.  Be inspired to rest, relax, restore, and become the healthiest and happiest version of yourself.

Fresh, local produce

Produce sourced from the coast, mainland hinterland and waters of tropical north Queensland drive the daily menu with seasonal variety and flavours inspired by the many cultures that make up the melting pot of the local area.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Wifi is available in each of the resort’s guest rooms and at dedicated areas across the resort however there is no mobile phone coverage on Lizard Island.

Other activities 

All Lizard Island activities and pricing are subject to availability, weather conditions and may change without notice.

Diving

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.

We offer half-day dive and snorkel excursions to the Inner Reef and full-day dive and snorkel excursions to the Outer Reef. Your excursion will be aboard our luxury yacht, which adds a little extra comfort as you head to and from the reef.

Fishing

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.

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.

The waters around Lizard Island are rich in a variety of fish including Mackerel, Queenfish, Trevally and other species of fish that live in the pelagic zone of the ocean, your crew will know the perfect spots for your success. Meanwhile, our Executive Chef will be waiting to take the catch off your hands and prepare it for you dinner in the evening.

Snorkelling

Experience the most picturesque reef and marine life by simply stepping off the beach.

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.

Equipment and lessons are complimentary and our qualified marine staff will ensure you are fitted with all the gear. Keep your snorkel gear with you and head out anytime you like.

Guided Beach Snorkel

Discover and understand more about the amazing fish, coral and other marine creatures that call Lizard Island and its surrounds, home. If you are planning to take yourself off on lots of snorkelling outings – this is a great foundation to understand what to look for and what you are looking at.

Local Snorkel Tours

Explore our magnificent nearby reefs on a guided local snorkel tour with our expert marine and dive team. Try our extremely popular Reef in the middle of Watson’s Bay, the Clam Gardens. There are many different species of clams as far the eye can see! Or just around the corner is the sheltered Mermaid Cove, where you will see an abundance of marine life, from Cuttlefish to swarms of Fusiliers and many Bommies with a variety of hard and soft corals. Snorkel with our resident green turtles in Casuarina Beach, watch them grazing in the shallows and see Hawaiian Triggerfish hiding in their little coral homes. There are a range of stunning reefs to explore – our guides will discuss the best ones to visit with you prior to your excursion.

Snorkelling Lessons

If you have never snorkelled before, or it has been a while and your confidence is lacking, we recommend that you participate in a complimentary 30-minute lesson. Please collect your snorkelling equipment from the Beach Club and let the marine and dive team know you’d like a lesson.

Paddle Boarding

Paddle Boarding is a serene and self-paced way to navigate the waters of Anchor Bay.

Motorised Dinghies

Secluded and tranquil beaches to explore in your own personal dinghy.

Glass Bottom Sea Kayak

Get up close to the marine and plant life in the waters off Anchor Bay.

Walk to Cook’s Look

Hike in the footsteps of Captain Cook to the highest point on the island.

Nature Walk and Talks

Resident Naturalists share their knowledge and passion of local flora and fauna.

ACCOMMODATION

Gardenview Rooms

The lush and tropical landscape hugs these suites and offers natural, meandering pathways to guide you directly onto Anchor Bay beach.

The Gardenview Rooms are perfectly located for ease of access to the natural beauty of Anchor Bay. These rooms are designed to ensure a relaxing stay and feature the understated interior design elegance that Lizard Island is renowned for. Smaller than our suites, these rooms also feature a premium in-room sound system, LCD Smart Televisions and Apple docking stations.

Bedding includes a king-size bed or 2 king single beds (max 2 people).

Gardenview Suites (upgrade from $275 per person per night)

The lush and tropical landscape hugs these suites and offers natural, meandering pathways to guide you directly onto Anchor Bay beach.

With a separate bedroom and living room, this suite is spacious and conveniently close to the Lodge where Saltwater Restaurant and Driftwood bar are located; a short distance further is the pool and spa.

Sitting on your private deck surrounded by the naturally wild landscape of the tropics, background sounds from the resident birds mix with the lapping of the ocean to create a natural serenity and ambiance.

Gardenview Suites are intimate, warm and welcoming.

Oceanview Villas (upgrade from $450 per person per night)

The stunning location provides access to a collection of secluded beaches and one of the Island’s greatest vantage points to watch the majestic sun sets.

Oceanview Villas are nestled high along a ridge overlooking the Coral Sea with natural, meandering pathways leading down to some of the Island’s renowned private beaches.

Step inside from your private deck and the serenity of linen and blue hues create a peaceful oasis that can be closed off from the outside world, or keep the doors wide open to be integrated as one with the outside landscape.

A padded box seat sits in a bay alcove with light streaming in and offering filtered views over the sea.

Oceanview Villas are a small, private oasis.

Oceanview Plunge Pool Villas (upgrade from $675 per person per night)

The stunning location provides access to a collection of secluded beaches and the luxury of your own private plunge pool.

Oceanview Villas are nestled high along a ridge overlooking the Coral Sea with natural, meandering pathways leading down to some of the Island’s renowned private beaches.

Private deck and plunge pool with uninterrupted ocean views are the first thing to greet you when you arrive. Immediately you know you are in a place like nowhere else.

Step inside and the serenity of linen and blue hues create a peaceful oasis that can be closed off from the outside world or with doors wide open, integrated as one with the outside.

A padded box seat sits in a bay alcove with light streaming in and offering breathtaking views over the sea.

Oceanview Villas are a small, private oasis with the fun of a private plunge pool for a touch of indulgence.

Beachfront Suites (upgrade from $675 per person per night)

Set in the natural arc of Anchor Bay, the Beachfront Suites are designed to offer uninterrupted beach access.

The Beachfront Suites take pride of place in the natural arc of the tropical landscaping and Anchor Bay beach frontage which affords you direct and easy access to the beach.

A large day bed holds court on the expansive outside deck with full, uninterrupted views to the beach and the many yachts and boats anchored in the Bay. It is here, on the deck, that you can leave your snorkel and fins for the duration of your stay – allowing you to swim and snorkel on a whim at anytime of the day or night.

Natural interior tones and fabrics provide a soft backdrop to the richness of the blues and greens of the landscape, sky and sea framed through the soaring double glass doors and day bed.

The luxury bathroom is drenched in natural light and overall ambiance is one of tranquility.

Beachfront Suites are loved by those wanting close proximity and access to the beach and wonders of the Anchor Bay waters.

The Pavilion (upgrade from $1775 per person per night)

The Pavilion sits atop a soaring ridge commanding panoramic ocean views. Glass sliding doors opening onto a majestic wrap around deck create a sense of being “as one” with the outdoors.

The separate bedroom is spacious and airy with its interior of neutral tones and natural fabrics and doors that open onto the deck. An adjacent bathroom is luxurious with a deep, standalone bath and separate shower.

The lounge is fully integrated into the outdoor deck through sliding doors. A small kitchenette and bay window with bench and high stools is the perfect location for enjoying a morning cup of tea and the ocean views.

Stepping down from the deck and taking a private pathway, you arrive at the Pavilion’s gazebo and private plunge pool.

Subject to availability and for an additional cost of $700, enjoy a beautiful BBQ dinner experience from the comfort of the Pavilion. Minimum 48 hours notice required.

If the Villa is the perfect family accommodation, the Pavilion has been designed as the ultimate in privacy for just two people, who will quickly come to feel that they are the only two people in the world.

The Villa (upgrade from $2325 per person per night)

The cliff top location provides you with the ultimate privacy and stunning ocean vistas whilst the Villa’s interior delivers on space and understated elegance- perfect for couples and families.

The Villa’s cliff top location provides you with the ultimate privacy and stunning ocean vistas whilst the interior delivers on space and understated elegance.

With two bedrooms, master with an en-suite and free standing bath and the second bathroom with cascading rain head shower – the Villa accommodates up to five guests.

The open plan lounge and dining area is complete with kitchenette where each evening you will be served evening canapés and drinks by a dedicated food and beverage valet while the sun sets over the Coral Sea.

Double doors leading to an expansive balcony with an impressive 8-metre plunge pool – large enough for all the family – and outdoor and dining furniture creates an al fresco room that flows naturally as an extension of the interior.

Subject to availability and for an additional cost of $700, enjoy a beautiful BBQ dinner experience from the comfort of the Villa. Minimum 48 hours notice required.

The Villa provides a Lizard Island experience perfect for couples and families.

FINE PRINT

Rates are valid until 31st March 2023

Getting to Lizard Island

Depart from Cairns on a charter plane and travel one-hour over the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef to Lizard Island – a wonderful sense of arrival.

Arrive at Lizard Island via an hour long scenic flight from Cairns. Flying over a 200-kilometre expanse of the Great Barrier Reef, this part of the journey will surprise and delight you as you take in the beauty, scale and visual diversity of the reef.

Transfers to and from Lizard Island will be booked for you at an additional cost.

Getting to Cairns, Queensland

By Air

Cairns Airport is a major regional airport with daily domestic and international flight schedules.
You will be personally met at the airport and driven to meet your connecting charter flight to the island.

What you need to know:

  • Please advise your arrival and departure details in and out of Cairns at the time of confirming your Lizard Island accommodation booking
  • If travelling on an international flight, please allow 2 ½ hours from the time of your arrival to the departure time of your flight to Lizard Island
  • If arriving on a domestic flight, please allow a full 90 minutes from the time of your arrival to the departure time of your flight to Lizard Island
  • Your scenic air transfers to and from Lizard Island are not included in your Lizard Island package rate – unless specified.

Transfer rates:

Resort Guests:
From 1 April 2022:
Return transfer – $780 per person

Additional Information:

  • Each guest may take a maximum of 25 kilograms of luggage, including hand luggage. Any additional baggage will be subject to available space and weight
  • Soft bags are recommended, as large hard-shelled bags will not fit through the aircraft baggage door. The recommended baggage size is no larger than 67cm height x 45cm width x 29cm depth
  • Additional baggage over 25kg may be carried on a later flight but this is not guaranteed
    It may also be possible to store additional baggage at East Air, but this must be checked prior to arrival to confirm space is available
  • Your connecting flight will be confirmed once your accommodation is booked and confirmed.
    In order to avoid potential costly and unnecessary airfare re-bookings, please do not book your domestic flights to Cairns until your transfer flights to Lizard Island have been confirmed by the resort reservations team, who will be in touch with you directly.

Please note Lizard Island caters to children 10 years old and over.

Cancellation policy

Low and Shoulder Season

Outside 30 days 50% cancellation fees will apply.
Within 15 days 100% cancellation fees will apply.

High Season

Outside 31 days 50% cancellation fees will apply equivalent to package, transfers and booked day tours.
Within 31 days 100% cancellation fees will apply.

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