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Lady Elliot Island Day Tour

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| Runaway Bay QLD 4216, Lady Elliot Island, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5536 3644
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Beautiful beach and snorkelling

We had a nice flight to Lady Elliot and enjoyed the snorkelling off the southernmost end of the... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2017
Judy M
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An amazing experience for GBR first timers.

We were lucky that the weather on our day trip was amazing, which meant we could spend the time in... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2017
Sheryn C
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Discover the magic of the Southern Great Barrier Reef on a Day Tour to Lady Elliot Island! Lady Elliot is a coral cay located at the southern tip of Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, north of Fraser Island. The island is regarded as one of the best diving and snorkelling locations on the Reef and is famous for its unspoilt coral reef and amazing array of spectacular marine life. Day Tours to Lady Elliot Island depart daily from the Gold Coast, Brisbane (Redcliffe), Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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| Runaway Bay QLD 4216, Lady Elliot Island, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 5536 3644
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Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

We had a nice flight to Lady Elliot and enjoyed the snorkelling off the southernmost end of the Great Barrier Reef. We saw green turtles in the glass bottom boat and many fish and coral while snorkelling. It was fairly hot and humid on January...More

Thank Judy M
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We were lucky that the weather on our day trip was amazing, which meant we could spend the time in the water and checking out the island for what it was naturally. The resort itself is nothing fancy – mediocre toilet and shower facilities. The...More

Thank Sheryn C
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

An amazing day. The flight out there was part of the trip with views over Fraser Island and then around Lady Elliott island too before circling in to land. The day trip is well organised with a snorkel refresher (all kit provided but kids boards...More

1  Thank Jen P
Reviewed February 9, 2017

We only had a couple of days in Surfer's and thought the Great Barrier Reef was too far to see. Then we found the one day Lady Elliot Island Tour. They picked us up at our hotel at 6am. We flew in a small plane...More

3  Thank Stephen K
Reviewed February 7, 2017

Went on a day trip to the resort (flew in and out, morning-afternoon) and it was amazing! We've done a lot of snorkeling in Whitsundays and Lady Elliott Island is a perfect spot. Swimmed with giant turtles and even a shark! Want to come back...More

1  Thank Elena G
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Had friends visit us from Finland and as we were visiting Fraser Island and upon returning to Hervey Bay we booked a day tour to Lady Elliot Island. Looking at their website we were looking forward to going but did not expect the experience we...More

2  Thank JazzbabyAustralia
Reviewed February 2, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I did the day tour from Brisbane during recent stay. Pick up at hotel by limo was prompt at 0630 hrs. The flight to Lady Elliot in 12 seater was smooth and enjoyable from Redcliffe airport. We were met at the airport...More

3  Thank Adventurer43_55
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Our experience was underwhelming. We attended on a day trip and whilst the buffet lunch was pretty good that's where it kind of stopped. The clear bottom boats were useless when they weren't even clear or large enough for us to see anything through them....More

Thank MishMattGabbieLily
LEIManagement, General Manager at Lady Elliot Island Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded January 22, 2017

Dear MishMattGabbieLily, Thank you for taking the time to review Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort on Trip Advisor. I am sorry to read that you felt your experience during the day trip was underwhelming. Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort operates in a harsh environment, the...More

Reviewed January 15, 2017

A short flight in a small plane takes you to this hidden paradise, where you can snorkel and see the southern most tip of The Great Barrier Reef. I have done scuba diving in Bali, Krabi & Dubai but this snorkeling tops all these.

Thank Sherpa S
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

Did a family trip to Lady Elliot Is from Gold Cost. Very early departure at 0550 from the hotel. The distance to Lady Elliot Island is too long from GC, 430km and the plane only makes some 240-250kmh so it takes a while to get...More

Thank Fenkku Ö
LEIManagement, General Manager at Lady Elliot Island Day Tour, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2016

Dear Fenkku Ö We were very disappointed to read that you didn’t enjoy your Day Tour to Lady Elliot Island. Yes, it is an early morning pickup from the Gold Coast to maximise the time you can spend on the Great Barrier Reef but we...More

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Sugar T
July 10, 2017|
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Response from Adventurer43_55 | Reviewed this property |
Did Lady Elliott island tour for day. You get to do both IF the conditions are right. Pricey but was worth it.
Carola W
February 20, 2017|
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Response from LEIManagement | Property representative |
Hi Carola, unfortunately we do not pick up from private addresses. We do pick up from major hotels in Surfers Paradise and the surrounding area. Thank you.
November 9, 2016|
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Response from LEIManagement | Property representative |
Hi Bec Your son will be able to join you on the complimentary Glass Bottom Boat/Guided Snorkel Tour, there is no age restriction. We also offer Snorkel Safaris for advanced snorkellers at a cost of $30 per adult and $15 per... More