Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

Lady Elliot Island , Southern Great Barrier Reef QLD 4216

Aerial image of Lady Elliot Island - Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

Aerial image of Lady Elliot Island

Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay located on the southern tip of Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, 80kms north-east of Bundaberg, just north of Fraser Island. The Island is situated within a highly protected Green Zone of the Marine National Park and is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life. Lady Elliot Island is regarded as one of the best snorkelling and diving locations on the Great Barrier Reef and is renowned for its healthy coral reef and incredible marine life including turtles, manta rays, reef sharks and the entire cast of Finding Nemo.

They operate a small unpretentious 43 room Eco Resort on Lady Elliot Island which strives to provide guests with a genuine eco-tourism experience. Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort offers a range of comfortable accommodation options, with each unit, tent and cabin designed to minimise impact on the Island while enriching guests experience of the seasonal wildlife. In keeping with the natural, eco-friendly lifestyle there are no telephones, television or radios and all rooms are fan-cooled. The main goal is to provide guests with life changing moments and world class experiences through natural encounters both above and below the water.

Guests can enjoy a day-trip or stay for a few days to explore this incredible marine eco-system. Scenic flights to Lady Elliot Island depart daily from the Gold Coast, Brisbane (Redcliffe), Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Flights MUST be booked in conjunction with accommodation

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  • Baggage Holding Room
  • Bar on Premises
  • Babysitting Available
  • Cafe
  • Conference Facilities
  • Cots Available
  • Eco Accredited
  • Advanced Eco Accredited
  • Games Room
  • High Chairs available
  • Iron in Guest Laundry
  • Kids Club
  • Library
  • Guest Laundry
  • Low Rise (2 Floors or Less)
  • Children's Play Area
  • Pool
  • Restaurant - On Premises
  • Resort
  • Pay Wi-Fi
  • Water Sports Gear

Reception Hours:

08:00am to 05:00pm

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Please check-in at Reception. Luggage storage is offered before check in and after check out. Full use of island facilities is available.

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Credit Cards Accepted:

All major credit cards are accepted.An account will be set up at check-in with a credit card imprint. This account can be settled upon check out using Credit Cards, Cash or EFTPOS.

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Disabled Facilities:

Disabled facilities are limited on Lady Elliot Island. As most of the Islands walkways consist of crushed coral, wheelchair access is limited. We do have a disabled shower and toilet facility on the Island as well as limited wheelchair access, please contact our Reservations Team regarding any special needs.

Childrens Facilities:

Babysitting is available subject to staff availability, please advise when booking. Charges apply, payable direct.

Driving Info:

Located on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef makes Lady Elliot Island easily accessible for visitors to South-East Queensland with four (4) convenient departure points. Access is by aircraft only, flights depart daily from Bundaberg, Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast, Brisbane (Redcliffe) and the Gold Coast.

Bundaberg Airport - Parking is located directly in front of the terminal building. Secure Parking is available. Check in at the Lady Elliot Island/QantasLink counter.

Hervey Bay Airport - Security parking is available at Hervey Bay Car Storage, 7 Kruger Crt Urangan. Check in at the Lady Elliot Island counter.

Brisbane (Redcliffe) departures - Parking is available at the Redcliffe Airstrip. There is no secure parking. The pilot will meet you at the amenities block.

Gold Coast departures - The Lady Elliot Island/Seair Pacific hangar is located on Lores Bonney Circuit, Coolangatta. Street parking is available at the Seair Hangar.

Transfer Info:

The island has its own airstrip and offer scenic flight transfers from Bundaberg (approx. 30mins), Hervey Bay (approx. 40mins), Brisbane (Redcliffe, approx. 80mins) and the Gold Coast (approx. 100mins). There is no boat access to Lady Elliot Island due to its remote location, distance and time it would take to travel by boat to the outer edge of the outer southern Great Barrier Reef.


Valid for 01FEB18-31MAR21:
Hervey Bay to Lady Elliot Island:
SE900 Departs 8:10am* arrives 8:50am.
SE902 Departs 10:30am arrives 11:10am.
SE904 Departs 1:00pm, arrives 1:40pm.
- Flight time is approximately 40 minutes.

Lady Elliot Island to Hervey Bay
SE901 Departs 09:30am arrives 10:10am.
SE903 Departs 11:30am, arrives 12:10pm.
SE905 Departs 4:00pm*, arrives 4:40pm.
- Flight time is approximately 40 minutes.

Bundaberg to Lady Elliot Island:
SE800 Departs 8:40am arrives 9:10am.
SE804 Departs 1:30pm, arrives 2:00pm.
- Flight time is approximately 30 minutes.

Lady Elliot Island to Bundaberg:
SE803 Departs 11:30am arrives 12:00pm.
SE805 Departs 4:00pm*, arrives 4:30pm.
- Flight time is approximately 30 minutes.

Brisbane (Redcliffe) to Lady Elliot Island:
SE700 Departs 7:15am arrives 08:45am.
- Flight time is approximately 90 minutes.

Lady Elliot Island to Brisbane (Redcliffe):
SE701 Departs 2:30pm arrives 4:00pm.
- Flight time is approximately 90 minutes.

Coolangatta to Lady Elliot Island (via Brisbane):
SE600 Departs 6:45am arrives 8:45am.
- Flight time is approximately 2 hours.

Lady Elliot Island to Coolangatta (via Brisbane):
SE601 Departs 2:30pm arrives 4:30pm.
- Flight time is approximately 2 hours.

* Flights are for day guests or 1 night stays only.
- Note times are subject to change without notice and must be reconfirmed.

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