Lizard Island, Great Barrier Reef


Hotel overview

Award winning Lizard Island offers the ultimate in luxurious holiday seclusion. Beautiful, natural and wild and the most northern of all resorts on the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island is a place reserved for the fortunate few. Consistently voted in the Top 10 Resorts of the World, Lizard Island offers luxuriously understated accommodation, the finest local produce and contemporary cuisine, accompanied by Australian wines, indulgent treatments at the award-winning Azure Spa, secluded gourmet picnics on private beaches, and a location that must be seen to be believed. The island is a National Park, protected and pure, with just one resort, 40 beautifully appointed rooms and suites, and 24 pristine powdery-white beaches. Enjoy the world’s best diving and snorkeling, five-star service that is second to none, and natural beauty, uninterrupted on Lizard Island.

A stay on Lizard Island includes gourmet meals, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, selected fine Australian and New Zealand Wines, beer, spirits and Champagne during meal periods at Osprey’s Restaurant and Bar, picnic hampers for the adventurous, in room mini-bar, use of non-motorised water sports and motorised dinghies. (Additional charges apply for Cocktails, the Cellar Master list and Degustation menus.)

Children 12 years and under are not catered for.

Getting There: Lizard Island is easily accessible via twice-daily scenic flights from Cairns Airport; flight time 60 minutes.

Types of Rooms

Lizard Island presents elegant, yet understated Great Barrier Reef accommodation in a variety of rooms and suites.

Garden Room – Located in a tropical garden setting with easy access to Anchor Bay and the beach, Garden Rooms have a private balcony. Interiors are compact but comfortable and include a Bose sound system with CD player and iPod connectivity. Garden Suites with two separate sleeping areas are also available. Bedding includes a king-size bed and a double sofa bed. Maximum 4 people.

Sunset Point Villas – These villas are set high on Sunset Ridge amongst native eucalyptus bushland. Providing filtered sea views over Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these villas offer privacy and easy access to a string of secluded beaches.

Anchor Bay Suites – These suites offer captivating sea views and each has a pathway leading directly to the beach. Seamlessly blending indoors and out in an elegant and spacious open plan design, a large verandah with daybed is one of the many comforts.

The Pavilion – Our most luxurious suite is perched high on the point of Sunset Ridge, and combines complete privacy with a spectacular 270-degree panorama of Lizard Island’s best view. Enjoy an expansive decking area including a private plunge pool.

Room Amenities

  • 40 rooms, suites & villas
  • Mini-bar 
  • Bose sound system with CD player & iPod dock
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Tea & coffee-making facilities
  • Private deck
  • Shower only 
  • Evening turndown service

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge
  • Terrace
  • Guest lounge with complimentary internet access
  • Freshwater pool
  • Gym
  • Tennis court (day and night)
  • Watersports
  • Spa
  • Boutique
  • Laundry
  • Book & game library

Lizard Island offers an extensive range of complimentary activities to ensure you make the most of your Great Barrier Reef holiday with us.

Complimentary Activities

  • Explore Anchor and Watson's bay on a catamaran or glass bottom paddle ski
  • Motorised dighies
  • Snorkeling equipment and lessons
  • Interpretive glass bottom boat tours
  • Tennis (day and night with all equipment supplied)
  • Picnic hampers for romantic and secluded beachside lunches
  • Paddle ski tours
  • Nature slide presentations
  • Gymnasium
  • Self guided nature walks

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