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4.0 of 5 Specialty Resort   |   72 kms north east of Gladstone, Wilson Island, Queensland QLD 474, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013
uptowngirl1 Selby, United Kingdom
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

This was my third trip to Wilson Island. It used to be my favourite destination in the world. Which is why we remained determined to get there despite being told variously when we tried to book that it was ‘closed’, ‘exclusive use only’ and ‘fully booked’ at the same time as being specifically promoted at a cut price as an... More

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Ross G, General Manager at Wilson Island, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback regarding your visit to Heron and Wilson Islands. I was delighted that you could return to the Islands this year, especially to participate in the annual Heron Island Ocean Swim and that you enjoyed the event. We remain committed to expanding this yearly event into a world class open ocean swim in years to come.... More

Selby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

We stayed here in October having booked it over two years ago as part of a bigger travelling holiday. A few hiccups getting to and from the island which I will put in my Heron Island review, I do not want to detract from what is a truly magnificent experience. Wilson Island has changed it's booking conditions now so we... More

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Ross G, General Manager at Wilson Island, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comprehensive review, and the time taken to do so. It is appreciated. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful experience and we exceeded your expectations in so many ways. Marg and Lindsay are indeed fantastic hosts and people, we value them very much. Wilson Island is indeed a unique experience and we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

We only stayed 3 nights, and it was a total extravagance for us, but it was incredible and worth every dollar. We saw so many turtles -- nesting, mating. Any time you wanted to snorkel with them you could just jump in the water. Also beautiful reef fish, manta rays, whales migrating past the island, lots of interesting birds including... More

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Ross G, General Manager at Wilson Island, responded to this review

It is terrific that you enjoyed your extravagance so much, what a bonus that you stayed during such a strong Turtle and Whales season - and they come to you! Wilson is a truly unique castaway experience and compliments Heron Island so well. Thank you for the review and we look forward to welcoming you back in the not to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

Wilson Island is a truly beautiful place to visit - from the time our feet touched the sand until (sadly) we left we could not find a negative comment to make except we had to leave. For a long break it may not be the best but for up to say 4 days you will be left feeling you have... More

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We did a last minute trip to stay 2 nights Wilson Island and 2 nights on Heron Island over Easter 2013. We booked direct and the staff were very helpful with squeezing us in and moving some dates around so we could come (but there were some problems - see below). As a destination, the islands are just incredible. The... More

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Buckeye, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

A lnog overdue review, but we are still amazed out how absolutely wonderful our destination wedding was on Wilson Island. We traveled all of the way from the US to wed there in August 2012 and stayed on the island for 4 nights in total. We did not have any guests attend our wedding, and in fact, I had noted... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2013

We stayed one night in early January 2013 as part of a holiday to Heron Island. Wilson Island is an idyllic location. The best off-beach snorkelling we have ever experienced complete with resident Loggerhead Turtles, rays and schools of irridescent fish. Be careful though - there are no lifeguards nor even a boat to go out and pick you up,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Wilson Island was amazing. I loved the tent and the snorkeling was amazing. All meals and drinks are included and were all top-notch. I especially enjoyed the sundowners complete with sparkling wine and exceptionally good appetizers around sunset each evening. But beware that the birds on Wilson aren't the nice tweeting birds, these birds are loud. But it all adds... More

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Toronto, Ontario
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

This review is long overdue. I stayed at Wilson Island for 3 nights before spending 4 nights on Heron Island in early October 2012. I had never camped before, and my husband said I could never survive in the wild. So I decided to go glamping (glamorous camping), and live as castaways on Wilson Island for 3 days. It was... More

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013 via mobile

Shipwrecked ... in style; their motto says it all. Stunning views, great snorkelling straight off the beach, wildlife galore, interesting company, great food and wine and excellent hospitality. Geri and Lindsay were our hosts on Wilson, and they were ably supported by Marg back on Heron. They were friendly and helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Over our two... More

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Address: 72 kms north east of Gladstone, Wilson Island, Queensland QLD 474, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Wilson Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Wilson Island 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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