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GREAT BARRIER REEF
Heron Island Resort
Natural Sand Resort at the Southern Reef, for families and couples.
4 nights from
$480
twin share



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Getting there

    Heron Island is located 70km off the coast of Gladstone. Regular flights are available from all Australian capital cities to Gladstone. The high speed launch departs Gladstone Marina at 11am daily and takes approximately 2 hours to reach Heron Island. A helicopter transfer departs the airport daily on demand during daylight hours and the scenic flight takes 40 minutes. The heli is highly recommended during windy conditions to avoid seasickness. Transfers do not operate on Christmas Day.

What's included?

  • Daily buffet breakfast where stated
  • Includes over 20 FREE guest activities including catamarans, kayaks, open air cinema, shark and stingray feeding show, gym, rainforest walk and much more
  • Children stay and eat breakfast FREE of charge

What's excluded?

  • Babysitting
  • Childcare costs
  • Meals unless otherwise stated
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Spa Treatments
  • Excursions
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Welcome to Saturday's Heron Island Resort Hot Specials...(Some blockout dates & conditions may apply)
FAMILY SAVINGS - 4 nights from $480pp twin share. For travel to 15 September 2016.

Bonus Offers...
4 nights twin share in a Turtle Room
Daily Breakfast
Children stay and eat free FREE of charge
Includes over 20 FREE guest activities including catamarans, kayaks, open air cinema, shark and stingray feeding show, gym, rainforest walk and much more
The Resort
Heron Island is a true coral cay surrounded by the Great Barrier Reef. The reef experience on Heron is a unique one few other resorts in the world can offer. It has a relaxed island lifestyle that sets Heron apart, a sophisticated yet casual resort atmosphere. Explore and discover the natural attractions that have made Heron famous around the world.

At night enjoy live entertainment, dancing or a quiet drink at the Pandanus Lounge. A Heron holiday combines the rare excitement of nature with all the comforts of an international resort.
Accommodation - view Rooms
Heron Island Resort has 109 rooms including a Beach House and is suitable for families, couples, singles and disabled guests. Guests can choose from a wide range of styles, from absolute beach frontage with direct access to the water and views of the reef, to garden settings offering maximum privacy.
Dining
Heron Island Resort takes great pride in maintaining the higher standards of food and service. Breakfast and lunch are buffet style with a picnic hamper option, while dinner features a 3 course table d'hote or themed buffet with a superb seafood buffet on Saturdays.
Activities
Heron Island Resort offers some of the world's best reef diving. There's a choice of spectacular sites just minutes from the beach, and can you imagine a better place to learn to dive? Join a guided reef walk to learn more about the unique ecology of the Great Barrier Reef or snorkel off the beach and come face to face with the kaleidoscope of marine life just below the surface.

Also included:
• Birdlife walks • Daily activity programme • Guided reef walks • Island ecology walks • Moon Ceremony • Movies under the stars • Nightly entertainment • Reef interpretative workshops • Research station walks • Snorkelling lessons in pool • Star Gazing • Tennis (floodlit) • Turtle viewing in season • Wildlife presentations
Facilities
• 24hr room service • Beach towels • Boutique • Dive Centre • EFTPOS facilities • Entertainment • Facsimile • Flora & fauna reference literature • Foreign currency exchange • Games room • Guest laundries • Internet kiosk • Library • Massage • Medical centre • Movie screenings • Pool freshwater • Postal service • Public telephones • Reef Interpretation Centre & classes • Safety deposit facilities • Water sports & gear
Spa
The new day spa at Heron Island Resort, Aqua Soul Spa, has 5 treatment rooms including a double massage and double vichy shower room. They use both Phytomer and Sodashi for their Spa treatments. As Phytomer has 100% marine ingredients, they allow you to embrace the re-mineralising, balancing and relaxing virtues of the sea. The richness of the sea is matched by the nurturing strength of natural botanicals.

Sodashi products are a premium all-Australian natural skin and body care range, highly-respected and known for their healing and relaxation properties. 'Sodashi' is an ancient Sanskrit word which means 'wholeness, purity and radiance' - these form the pillars of Sodashi and are the basis of the spa philosophy at Aqua Soul.
Children
The Heron Island Resort Kids Junior Rangers Program (7-12 years inclusive) is available during Australian school holidays.

Children enjoy hands-on activities and have the chance to earn a colourful collection of 15 badges for participating in different activities. A one-off registration fee of $55 applies for each Junior Ranger participant with fees generating funds for the Queensland Turtle Conservation Program.

Babysitting is available on request throughout the year at an additional charge.
Honeymoons & Weddings
Heron Island Resort honeymoon packages are also available on request.
Events/Conferences
Heron Island Resort offers the ultimate conference and meeting experience as it is located on the Great Barrier Reef. The Wistari Room caters to groups up to 100 people.
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• Sunlover Holidays Hall of Fame award
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Accommodation - Heron Island Resort
•296 rooms • check in - 2pm • check out - 10 am


Heron Island Resort provides 5 different grades with some ideal for couples and others more suited to families.

All rooms have their own balcony or patio and have recently been refurbished with the Turtle Cabins recently replaced. A Reef Suite is designed for disabled use and has easy wheelchair access. Nesting seabirds can be noisy so earplugs are provided for a sound sleep!

Standard features & amenities (all room types)
• Balcony or patio • Beach towels • Ceiling fan • Clock radio • Ensuite • Extra pillows & blankets • Guest laundry facilities • Hairdryer • Iron & ironing board • Refrigerator • Tea & coffee facilities • Telephone • TV • Umbrellas

The Point, Wistari Suites and The Beach House also offer:
• Air Conditioning • Bath Robes • CD Player • Evening Turndown Service
Turtle Rooms
• Sleep 2 adults • Queen size bed

Located in a garden setting a short walk away from the beach, these cottages have a relaxed casual style. Built in duplex fashion with two rooms per block, all Turtle Rooms are at ground level and feature a large deck and outdoor area.

Interiors are bright and fresh, spacious and comfortable. Turtle Family Rooms are also available and these are located together in a separate shady area closer to resort's central amenities.

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Reef Suites
• Sleep 3 adults • Queen bed + single bed

Positioned closer to the beach, Reef Suites offer filtered reef and water views through a canopy of beachside trees. The living area extends outdoors to a balcony or garden setting, interiors are light-filled, modern and comfortable.

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Beachside Suites
• Sleep 3 adults • Queen bed + single bed

Offering absolute beach frontage with direct access to the water and views of the reef, Beachside Suites are generous in size with villa-style inclusions. Double glass sliding doors fill the room with natural light and connect both the spacious bedroom and separate living space to a large outdoor balcony.

The living area features a divan as well as comfortable armchairs and coffee table. A large bathroom with bathrobes, an in-room CD and coffee plungers are among some of the other features of a Beachside Suite.

Guests receive a deluxe fruit basket on arrival and a sunset canape platter and fresh ice each afternoon. An evening Turndown Service is also provided.

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Wistari Suites
• Sleep 2 adults • King bed

The two new suites are an excellent alternative for guests seeking maximum privacy. Located on the point and situated within a garden setting with ocean views.

Interiors are spacious with contemporary design elements including a 3 seater couch and armchair and King Size bed in an area seperate to living. A private outdoor terrace features stylish wooden furniture and a two person hammock.

Wistari Suites are air-conditioned and have a fully stocked mini-bar with CD Player and telephone in each room. Bath robes and coffee plungers are suite features. Guests receive a deluxe fruit basket on arrival and a sunset canape platter and fresh ice each afternoon. An evening Turndown Service is also provided.

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Point Suites
• Sleep 2 adults • King bed

Point Suites are Heron's superior grade of accommodation. Set in a premium beachfront position on the north-western tip of the island, the outlook offers uninterrupted reef views and magical sunsets.

With an interior designed for relaxation, Point Suites are air-conditioned and enjoy a range of additional services and in-room comforts including coffee plungers, a fully stocked mini bar (replenished daily), a CD player, Internet dataport and direct dial STD/IDD telephone.

Guests receive a deluxe fruit basket on arrival and a sunset canape platter and an ice bucket - perfect for pre-dinner drinks - is delivered each afternoon. An evening Turndown Service is also provided. Point Suites are spacious in design and include a large ensuite, bathrobes and separate dressing room.

A generous living area extends through glass doors to an extensive outdoor terrace where sun lounges, for the exclusive use of Point Suite guests can be found.

Guests receive a deluxe fruit basket on arrival and a sunset canape platter and an ice bucket - perfect for pre-dinner drinks - is delivered each afternoon. An evening Turndown Service is also provided.

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Beach House
• Sleep 3 adults • King bed + single bed

Offering a superior style of accommodation with a high degree of privacy, it is set at the north-eastern end of the resort within a grove of trees, a private boardwalk provides access to the beach.

Air conditioned, the Beach House offers a separate bedroom with spacious ensuite including a bath and shower and an expansive living area including oversized sofa and a work desk with direct dial STD/IDD telephone. Other in-Room Features include coffee plungers, a fully stocked mini bar (replenished daily) and CD player.

The Beach House also offers its own private outdoor shower and bathrobes. Guests receive a deluxe fruit basket on arrival and a sunset canape platter and fresh ice each afternoon. An evening Turndown Service is also provided.

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Meet our Holiday Team

• Sunlover Holidays Hall of Fame award
• No-one beats our deals + VIP service 24x7
• Australia's #1 team of luxury travel specialists

Call 1800 456 236 today & discover the difference!
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Meet our Holiday Team

• Sunlover Holidays Hall of Fame award
• No-one beats our deals + VIP service 24x7
• Australia's #1 team of luxury travel specialists

Call 1800 456 236 today & discover the difference!

Heron Island for Families

Heron Island's newly revised Junior Rangers Program has been developed by Heron Island's experienced team of marine biologists and naturalist guides with the cooperation of the University of Queensland, and the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service.

The Junior Rangers Program offers a range of nature-based activities designed to nurture a sense of exploration and caring for the environment, from reef walks, bird-watching and beachcombing through to tree planting and even the opportunity to design and run your own resort island.

Junior Ranger activities contribute to the earning of a variety of colourful embroidered badges, from the "Three-Kilometre Badge" through to the highly prized "Junior Ranger Badge."

Children from 7 to 12 years old can join Heron Island's Junior Ranger Program, which operates during Australian eastern seaboard school holidays.

By prior arrangement outside of this period, 2 weeks notice needs to be given prior to arrival and a minimum of 3 children are needed.
Meet our Holiday Team

• Sunlover Holidays Hall of Fame award
• No-one beats our deals + VIP service 24x7
• Australia's #1 team of luxury travel specialists

Call 1800 456 236 today & discover the difference!
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