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Ballarat, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

5 star resort surrounded by the magnificent Great Barrier Reef right off the beach. Coral and marine life in abundance, complete with friendly turtles. A perfect holiday with excellent hospitality and activities. We will be back.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were amazed and delighted with Lizard Island! The friendly professional staff, extraordinary food and gorgeous surroundings just got better as our five days progressed. There were plenty of activities with personalised complimentary use of snorkel gear for the whole stay. We stayed in a Sunset villa and loved the fact we could either walk a few metres to swim... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights at the Lizard Island Resort. Overall, the resort and experience was fantastic. The water colors were the most beautiful we'd ever seen. Flight: Small place but smooth. Pilots were incredibly friendly and professional! Check-in: Offered champagne right away, followed by lunch and a walk to our room. Rooms: We stayed in a Sunset Plunge Pool room,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at this fantastic resort in early September and loved the island as soon as we arrived. The transfers in Cairns Airport were easy and seamless, and the flight to the island was nice flying at a reasonably low altitude over the reef. The islands flora is still in recovery from the major damage it incurred from the cyclone.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

From the moment our little plane landed, until we left 6 days later, it was a superb and magical holiday. Thank you to Greg and his delightful staff for making our visit truly memorable. I am not sure whether I believe Greg when he reluctantly announced that we had drunk all the champagne, requiring a 'mercy' flight to replenish supplies.... More 

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Greg M, Executive Director at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Megan & Richard - we did get that champagne barge in last week so we are all good! Thank you for all your wonderful comments about the Resort (and Research Station) and allowing us here to be part of the important birthday celebrations. I truly enjoyed your company and please pass on my regards to all. Don't wait too... More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed 4 nights on Lizard Island in mid Sept'16. We stayed in Anchor Bay Suite no 34. The room was fantastic, with plenty of space, a large bathroom, and good storage area. The verandah was a highlight with the day bed and chairs looking out onto the magnificent ocean. We couldn't take our eyes off the... More 

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Greg M, Executive Director at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi David H - You have just captured what Lizard is all about ! Not much more I can say other than a big thank you and thrilled you had a terrific time. We do hope to see you again soon.......with your daughter of course! Regards, Greg M More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Snorkeling at the clam garden is top notch! Just like the food, service, and everything else about Lizard Island! The staff bends over backwards to make sure you're happy. Enjoyed taking a dinghy and picnic hamper to a private beach one day. Stayed in a beach view room - accommodations were still very plush!

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Greg M, Executive Director at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Thanks NMTraveler2468 for your wonderful review and agree that the clam garden is a fantastic stretch of colourful corals and aquatic life and just a few snorkel breath's off the main Resort beach. Thank you too for your positive comments regarding our suites and of course about our staff - we try to make every guest's stay comfortable and fun!... More 

Greater Newcastle, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I enjoyed an exceptional time on the Island. The staff are what makes your stay that little bit more enjoyable. the food, accommodation and activities are second to none. A special mention to Greg, what a wonderful host!! Thank you again, we will be back :-) Sharyn & Jason

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Greg M, Exexcutive Director at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Hi Sharon and Jason Thank you for making the journey to Lizard Island. Your time with us is very much appreciated and we try to make all guests feel at home while experiencing everything that the Island has on offer. Great to meet you and thanks again for your time with us. See you back soon on this wonderful slice... More 

Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From take off from Cairns to Lizard Island we had a wonderful experience. Staff were welcoming and helpful throughout and our Plunge Pool Villa was beautiful, airy and relaxing with a great view over the bushland and Sunset Beach (which was very easy to access and felt almost like our own private beach). Meals partnered with matching wines were of... More 

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Greg M, Executive Director at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Thank you Leonie for your wonderful comments and it was such a pleasure having you with us. Whether above or below the magnificent waters that surround us, there is always plenty on offer in this natural wonderland....and yes the eggs benedict are hard to go past. You will be happy to know that the sunbird nest in front of your... More 

Devizes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in an Anchor Bay Suite and it is one of the finest rooms I have stayed - sleek, cool, elegant and with absolutely everything we could want. We did some of the walks, a glass bottom boat trip over the giant clam garden in the next bay, snorkelled off the beach just outside our room which was very... More 

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Greg M, Executive Director at Lizard Island Resort, responded to this review

Wow Myrtle, there are daily flights and you are welcome back anytime! Rebuilding the entire Resort after a few cyclones was a herculean effort but out of bad comes good and comments like you describing the rooms is very much appreciated. To be able to 'roll out' of your room onto the wonderful beach is a real plus and never... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. With 24 powdery-white beaches and 40 luxurious suites, it is the most northern resort in tropical Queensland and is located directly on the Great Barrier Reef. A National Park covering 1,013 hectares with 24 sandy beaches and a lagoon, Lizard Island is accessible only by private charter from Cairns Airport in northern Queensland, Australia. Cairns Airport is accessible from all major Australian airports and directly from some cities in Asia. The island is reserved for the fortunate few who will experience an unforgettable holiday like no other. Enjoy secluded picnics and sunset beach degustation on private beaches, five star cuisine in the beautiful Salt Water restaurant and indulgent spa treatments in the Essentia Day Spa. Relax in style in premium accommodation and take in the wonders of Australia's Great Barrier Reef - right on your doorstep. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lizard Island Resort

Address: Via Cairns, Lizard Island, Queensland 4871, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Lizard Island
Price Range: $1,338 - $2,526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lizard Island Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 40
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