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Lizard Island Resort - Great Barrier Reef



Coronavirus Update 

At Lizard Island on Queensland’s World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, we have made some changes to operating dates for 2020 to best manage the current Coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic.

Working with Queensland Health restrictions on travel to and from the region from interstate and overseas, Lizard Island has announced it will close between March 29 and May 29, 2020 to ensure the health of our guests and staff. 

We would like to encourage guests to consider postponing rather than cancelling their stay at Lizard Island. The luxury specialist team at Delaware North which owns Lizard Island, is on hand to offer advice and make amendments to all bookings over this period. Please feel free to phone the team on 1800 837 204 from within Australia or email on luxury-aus@delawarenorth.com.

For information on Australian restrictions to travel around COVID-19 visit: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-isolation-guidance and for updates on Queensland’s measures visit: https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19

For inspiration for travel to Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef, explore more on this website and keep up to date with news and seasonal happenings on our social media platforms by following @lizardisland. 


As the northern most resort on the Great Barrier Reef, and a luxury lodge of Australia, Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. This is just one wonderful Lizard Island fact that makes it like nowhere else. The hour flight from Cairns allows you to take in the true majesty and scale of the reef, and the resort is literally on the reef - no long boat rides are needed to enjoy one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.

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Your Lizard Island escape includes...

Your stay at Lizard Island Resort is all-inclusive and for each day you spend on-island, you'll enjoy the following:
  • Luxury accommodation
  • Gourmet meals daily
  • Unlimited non-alcoholic beverages
  • A fine selection of wine, beer, basic spirits and sparkling wine
  • Your own in-room mini bar, restocked daily
  • Deluxe picnic hampers for private beach outings*
  • Access to a motorised dinghy to explore the many beaches*
  • Unlimited use of stand-up paddle boards*
  • Unlimited use of clearview sea kayaks*
  • Snorkelling gear for the duration of your stay*
  • *Bookings recommended
Please note: Lizard Island only caters to children 10 years old and over
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Our Accommodation

Lizard Island The Villa Pool

The Villa

Coral Sea views, a private plunge pool, a spacious balcony and ultimate seclusion for up to four guests.

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Lizard Island The Pavilion

The Pavilion

The Pavilion commands panoramic ocean views designed to bring the breathtaking outdoor vista inside.

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Lizard Island The Beachfront Suites

Beachfront Suites

Step off your private deck, down a sandy path, where the beach and Great Barrier Reef await you.

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All Rooms & Suites


Lizard Island's villas and suites have been designed to be in harmony with the natural beauty of the island and its surrounding ocean waters. 

Floor to ceiling windows allow the outdoor vistas and natural light to stream in, changing the hue and mood as the day turns to evening. You never really feel like you are sitting inside, more so that you are at the very heart of this exclusive island setting.

Lizard Island Packages & Experiences

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Free Flights

Spend 5 or 6 nights with us and receive a complimentary flight from Cairns for one guest. Spend 7 or more nights, and receive return flights for two guests.
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Romance Package

During your stay with us, we'll accommodate your heart's desire with resort activities that include a romantic sunset cruise, indulgent spa treatments and private beach outings.
Explore the colourful reefs around Lizard Island with the Dive Package.

4 Night Dive Package

Explore the beautiful reef surrounding Lizard Island, including trips to the inner reef, outer reef and a night dive with a chance to relax in Essentia Day Spa.