Heron Island Resort

Via Gladstone , Heron Island QLD 4680

Children's Activities - Heron Island Resort

Children's Activities

Heron Island Resort is a true coral cay, located right on the Great Barrier Reef. The island is ribboned by sugar white sands, crystal clear waters and acres of brilliant coral with beautifully coloured marine life a real nature lover's paradise. Heron offers many activities such as guided island and reef walks, semi-submersible cruises and beach picnics. An amazing array of animal and bird life can also be discovered right throughout the year. And of course Heron is world famous for its scuba diving and snorkelling.

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Facilities:

  • Baggage Holding Room
  • Bar on Premises
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cots Available
  • Day Spa
  • Disabled Facilities
  • Advanced Eco Accredited
  • Guest Lounge
  • High Chairs available
  • Internet Facilities
  • Guest Laundry
  • Medical Facilities
  • Pool
  • Restaurant - On Premises
  • Resort
  • Safety Deposit Box Available
  • Pay Wi-Fi
  • Water Sports Gear

Reception Hours:

7:00am - 10:00pm

Check In:

03:00pm

Check Out:

10:00am

Check In/Out Info:

Please refer to travel documentation regarding access out of reception hours.

Number Of Rooms:

112

Number Of Floors:

2

Distance To Nearest Airport:

72kms

Distance To Nearest Beach:

On the beach

Restaurant Info:

The Shearwater restaurant offers a wide selection of breakfast options, a la carte lunch menu and buffet or a la carte evening menus.
- Breakfast is from 7am until 10am
- Lunch 12pm until 2pm
- Dinner from 6pm until 9pm

Bar Info:

Baillie's Bar and Pandanus Lounge panoramic reef views to relax with a cold drink, limited style cafe menu from 10am until 5pm.

Credit Cards Accepted:

All major credit cards.
Note that a credit card may be requested upon check-in as a form of security deposit.

Day Spa Facilities:

Day Spa available, charges payable direct.Accessible Facilities: Disabled room(s) available on request.

Disabled Facilities:

One disability access room - RSD Reef Room

Childrens Facilities:

Junior Rangers (Available during Australian school holidays for children 7-12 years inclusive)
Junior Rangers program - A one off registration fee per child applies during Australian school holiday periods. The registration fee ensures full membership which includes - free access to Junior Rangers activities for the duration of stay, a Heron Kids Junior Ranger cap, Heron Kids Junior Ranger workbook and each of the 15 brightly coloured cloth badges as they are earned.
Note - Additional fees apply for snorkelling, semi sub and fishing trips.

Driving Info:

Gladstone Marina located on Bryan Jordan Drive, Gladstone.
Secure car lock-up facilities are available, charges payable direct, subject to change without notice.

Transfer Info:

Please select from our transfer options.

Timetable:

Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21:
Launch transfer Gladstone Marina to Heron Island
Departure Point: Gladstone Marina
Departure Time (AEST): 9:30am. Check-in closes at 9:00am.
Departure Days: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun except 25 Dec.

Important Notes:
- Journey time is approximately 2 hours.
- Check in at Heron Island Departure Desk at Gladstone Marina, located on Bryan Jordan Drive, Gladstone.
Heron Island Departure Desk operating hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun: 7:45am - 9:00am.
- Secure car lock-up facilities are available, charges payable direct, subject to change without notice.
It is recommended to pre-book.
- It is recommended to leave sufficient time between transfers to meet connections. Flight arrival into Gladstone should be no later than 1.5 hours prior to sailing time.
- Airport to Marina bus transfer departs 8:00am in front of the Airport Arrivals area.
- Transfers are weather and marine conditions dependant.

Launch transfer Heron Island to Gladstone Marina
Departure Point: Heron Island
Departure Time (AEST): 12:45pm.
Departure Days: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun except 25 Dec.

Important Notes:
- Journey time is approximately 2 hours.
- Heron Island Resort guests will have access to a departure lounge with showers available for their use until their departure from Heron Island (subject to availability).
- It is recommended domestic flights departing Gladstone should be booked no earlier than 4:45pm.
- Marina to Airport bus transfer departs at 3:45pm (dependent on the boat arrival being on time).
- Transfers are weather and marine conditions dependant.

Important Information:

Valid for 01APR20-31MAR21: - No mobile phone coverage on the island. Mandatory Charges: - Environmental Management Charge (EMC) AUD7.00 per person (5 years and over) per day is payable direct on check out. Maximum charge AUD21.00 per person per stay. Subject to change without notice.

 

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