Lizard Island Holidays

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The luxurious island resort has 24 sandy beaches, spectacular diving spots and excellent big game fishing. A perfect hideaway just for grown–ups, the tropical island is lush, sophisticated, romantic and very relaxing. As a fully inclusive resort, you don't need to worry about a thing. With lots of fresh seafood and superb local produce, enjoy a menu that draws on the flavours of modern Australian, Asian and European cuisine. You can also order a Gourmet picnic hampers for a private lunch. 

To get to Lizard Island regular flights are available to Cairns from all Australian Capital cities. From Cairns International Airport you will then need to take a short 60 minute Hinterland flight transfer to Lizard Island.

Lizard Island Must Do's

  • Aroma Stone Therapy - experience a rebalance the mind and body. Relax and let ancient healing powers rejuvenate your body. The therapy involves placing hot Basalt stones on your body's key energy points and signature massage techniques with luxuriously warmed oils. 
  • Snorkelling or diving at the world famous Cod Hole, renowned for its huge, but friendly, Potato Cod. The Potato Cod is a massive grey-brown fish that grows to up to two metres in size... but don't worry, they are very friendly and love to hang out with divers.
  • Check out the coral in a glass bottomed paddle ski. You won't have to paddle far to see lots of interesting coral and marine life beneath the sea. 
  • Tour a real research station. The Lizard Island Research Station is a world-leading supplier of on-reef facilities for coral reef research and education. They can tell you lots of interesting things, such as why coral is so colourful and what global warming is doing to the local ecosystem. 
  • Relax on a hammock. Each room has its own hammock and comes with a top Bose stereo system. You'll be chilled out in no time.

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