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Lizard Island

Via Cairns 
Queensland,
Australia

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Overview

It begins with a special place. 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, you will enjoy 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 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.

Exclusive Amenities

  • $100 USD Resort or Hotel credit, once during stay (Not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full) 

The following amenities are subject to availability at the time of check-in/departure:

  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-In
  • Late Check-Out

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00

Accommodations

Number of Rooms: 40

The Pavilion

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. Before dinner, set out on a sunset sail and watch the sun dip down below the horizon, with a champagne or a beer.

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.

Beachfront Suites

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.

Gardenview Suites

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.

Gardenview Room

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). 

Oceanview Villas

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 breathtaking views over the sea. Oceanview Villas are a small, private oasis.

Oceanview Plunge Pool Villas

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.

The Villa

he 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. Before dinner, set out on a sunset sail and watch the sun dip down below the horizon, with a champagne or a beer.

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

Guest Services

Fax Service

Medical Services

Postal Services

Wheelchair Accessible

Facilities

Boutiques

Fitness Center

High-Speed Internet Access

Library

Lounge Area

The guest lounge overlooks the pool and houses the Azure Spa, a small gymnasium and a lounge where a television, video and complimentary internet access is provided.

Spa

Tennis

Boating/Sailing

Fishing

Snorkeling

Beach

Bar

Beach Club

Beach Nearby

Dive Shop

Diving

Fitness Center Nearby

Gift Shop

Guided Activities

Kayaking

Lobby Lounge

Massage Rooms

Massage Treatments

Medical Center

Meeting Rooms

Mountain Biking

Nature Tours

Nearby Gym

Non-Smoking Rooms and Suites

Picnic Area

Pool

Private Beach

Private Dining Areas

Private Island

Private Island with Beach

Restaurant

Retail Shops

Sea Access

Spa Treatments

Special Access Rooms

Sport Fishing

Tennis Nearby

Villas

Wildlife Viewing

Wine Cellar

Wood-fired pizza oven

DINING

Saltwater 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.

Barefoot 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. Beachside dining is one of our most popular experiences and bookings are essential.
 

Attractions

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AIR

To Cairns Regular flights are available from all major capital cities in Australia to Cairns Domestic Airport with Qantas Jetstar and Virgin Blue. Ask Delaware North Parks & Resorts for the best available airfares. From Cairns enjoy a scenic 60 minute flight to Lizard Island . Witness spectacular views of the coast, the Great Barrier Reef and surrounding islands.

Hinterland Aviation

Sunpalm Coach transfers are provided from the main terminal at Cairns to the Hinterland Aviation terminal. Passengers must advise their connecting flight details 7 days prior to departure. Failure to do so will result in transfers not being arranged. Hinterland Aviation operate transfer flights, which operates out of Cairns Airport. For the latest Hinterland Aviation regular flight schedules or charter flight information, visit the Lizard Island Website or telephone the Delaware North Parks & Resorts Reservations Centre on 1800 837 185.

Please note on the service from Cairns to Lizard Island passengers are restricted to one suitcase and one small carry-on item of hand luggage each. Soft suitcases are preferable. A limit of 32 kg (maximum) e.g. 28 kg check in luggage and 4 kg carry on applies (subject to loading restrictions). Luggage storage facilities are available at the Hinterland Terminal.

Nearby airports: Cairns, Queensland [International], Australia
Distance: Approximately 150 Miles

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