Off Shore Islands QLD

Driftwood on beach - Photo and text courtesy of Tourism QLD

Heron Island and Lady Elliot Island, 72 and 85 km from shore respectively, are great diving and holiday destinations where people can come to relax and enjoy what nature has to offer. Both are rich in bird and marine life. So what are you waiting for?

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Birds nesting on island - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD
Reef Walking - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD
Snorkelling on the reef - Photo courtesy of Tourism QLD

Climate

- Heron Island: Subtropical climate, average year round temperature of approximately 24°C (80 degrees Fahrenheit).
- Lady Elliot: Max temperatures of 29°C in summer and 23°C in winter.

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Razor SharpRazor Sharp
I was set for Lady Elliot Island. I had just finished my Open Water Course and was ready to finally embark on my first diving holiday. My friend Megan had joined me as she had finished her course as well and we were lucky to get a great deal over Easter ...
Heron Island Bliss - a Family Diving HolidayHeron Island Bliss - a Family Diving Holiday
A place like Heron Island is a great destination for families by offering a variety of activities all throughout the day, catering to people of all ages and interests. One can do a single boat dive and be back to spend the rest of the day exploring the island with or without expert staff, read books, hang by the pool or at the end of the day join the sunset cruise. There is plenty of time to relax and no worries about having to get any chores done.
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