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Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort

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Lady Elliot Island, Queensland 4216, Australia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our third visit to LEI so decided to write a longer review filling in a few gaps that helps planning a trip here. We stayed in a Reef room which is the better of the rooms available. The garden rooms are exactly the same but inland a bit away from the shore. You get a ceiling fan for cooling the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK I know it's an eco island so we were totally expecting nature all around us BUT we never expected angry bird island. During the day it was bad enough having to walk around avoiding stepping on baby chicks lying around and dashing past trees filled with bird poop bombing. The worst was at night when they all decided to... More 

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LEIManagement, Managing Director at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear sirchan Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort. We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed the amazing snorkelling, marine life, the yummy food and that you have some great memories from your visit. I'm not going to make any excuses for our entertaining, and sometimes a bit cheeky... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at LEI for 5 nights in March 2015. I wasn't sure what to expect and thought I might have gone a bit stir crazy on a small, remote island. I was wrong. I had such a wonderful time! I snorkelled all day and enjoyed the quiet, relaxing nights. I had encounters with turtles which were life changing and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went late march 2015. Flight from Bundaberg was quick and enjoyable. when we arrived on the island there was a distinct smell. The island is full of birds. They have nests everywhere and are really noisy, but this is an eco island so I guess that's to be expected. After a while you get use to the smell. We... More 

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LEIManagement, Managing Director at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort, responded to this review

Dear shell61661 We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your weekend getaway and snorkelling on Lady Elliot Island. We have an abundance of colourful fish and corals on the reef surrounding the Island, the hard corals are often less colourful than soft corals but have amazing formations. If you know where to look, you will also find some... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing experience on this island during our one month vacation in Australia. We spent 5 nights there, and felt so heartbreaking to leave the place. It's simply awesome. But for us Canadians, you need to tell us to watch out the dangers. We were given an orientation when landed and there was a brief mention about... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I like to start by saying that Lady Elliot island was the last on my bucket list for Australia's islands & I'm sorry I didn't do it sooner. We went for 5 days for our 29th wedding anniversary & we were surprised with a gift voucher to enjoy a bottle of wine of our choice from the Bar, what a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What else can you say that has not already been said about this place ... the location is really that amazing. The island is completely protected from negative human influence and is in complete pristine condition. Small Plane Ride: I am a terrible flyer and almost didn't book because of the need for a small plane. My fears were unfounded.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is probably the only place that I make a point of returning to, for a myriad of reasons! The laidback feel of the resort, the complete lack of pretension, the friendliness of all the staff, great food, and of course the absolute beauty of the island and it's resident creatures! The lagoon in the front of the resort is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made a last minute booking recently to stay one night in a Reef room.. The accommodation is a little tired but the benefit of a reef room is the view of the lagoon. The orientation was very rushed and left us confused. However on visiting the Dive shop all was explained. For a non-snorkeller like me the lesson in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here in March with a friend. The accommodation is very simple and basic, but we were not here to experience a luxury resort. We were able to walk down to the lagoon and snorkel with turtles and lots of other beautiful fish. We occasionally saw sharks and rays and even Manta rays on the other side of the... More 

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