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Heron Island Resort

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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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AMENITIES
Paid Internet
Breakfast included
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
4 Star accommodation
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26 Aug.27 Aug.
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In planning our 2 weeks trip to Australia – Heron Island was a must. What a wonderful place – we spent three days on Heron Island, which is on the southern end of the barrier reef. To get to the island was a two hours...More

Thank myo2908
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stayed a week on the island and loved every minute. Beautiful walks, snorkelling, scuba diving, the underwater world is amazing. The staff are great and genuinely friendly. We absolutely loved the musical night entertainment provided by Tony & Kris from beautifully mad. These guys...More

Thank DutchAussies
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited Heron Island with my family, 2 adults/2 teenagers and we had an amazing time. The staff is amazing, especially the scuba dive instructors, the island is beautiful, the weather was amazing. We went specifically for the location, it being on the Southern GBR...More

Thank dhansen119
Response from Karen S, Public Relations Manager at Heron Island ResortResponded 3 days ago

Thank you on behalf of our team dhansen119 for your awesome recommendation and review of Heron Island. We would also like to thank you for choosing Heron Island Resort for your family holiday and we are thrilled you had an amazing time diving on the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I visited Heron Island Resort as part of our honeymoon in Australia. We both thoroughly enjoyed the 5 days we spent on Heron Island. Experience: Although my husband is a scuba diver, I am not, so I cannot comment on the quality...More

Thank Kim J
Response from Karen S, Public Relations Manager at Heron Island ResortResponded 3 days ago

Thank you Kim J for choosing Heron Island Resort to celebrate part of your honeymoon in Australia and we are thrilled that you thoroughly enjoyed your 5 days on Heron Island. On behalf of our team we would also like to thank you for sharing...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Just back from a fascinating trip to Heron island. Gorgeous corals, sea life and scenery, definitely worth a five star. Sharks, rays, turtle within easy reach by divinng or snorkeling. Serene atmosphere. Temperatures were fine with a good wetsuit for diving. On the only negative...More

1  Thank globe_trotter_SG_GO
Response from Karen S, Public Relations Manager at Heron Island ResortResponded 4 days ago

Dear globe_trotter SG-GO thank you for your fantastic recommendation of Heron Island Resort "Coral galore" On behalf of our team we appreciate you taking the time to share your five star Great Barrier Reef experience on Heron Island and we are thrilled that Heron Island...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Details
Price range
USD 227 - USD 396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Quiet Hotel in Heron Island
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 227 - USD 396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Quiet Hotel in Heron Island
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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tigaroze
10 July 2018|
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Response from Karen S | Property representative |
Hi tigeroze Heron Island Resort does have a website that you can book through directly. Heron Island Resort is a PADI 5 Star Dive Resort that offers an extensive range of certified PADI Dive Courses catering to all levels of... More
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MurphyChickOTR
5 July 2018|
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Response from Karen S | Property representative |
All rooms at Heron Island Resort have ceiling fans with the Wistari, Point, Superior Point and Beach House also having air-conditioning as well. Stingers are not generally an issue around Heron Island so a stinger suit is... More
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LunarNewYear2016
13 September 2017|
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Response from Karen S | Property representative |
Hi LunaNewY snorkelling straight off the beach on Heron Island to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef in the crystal clear blue water where you can swim with turtles, rays, reef sharks and an amazing array of fish... More
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"Go to another resort"
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"As close to the beach as possible"
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"Don't expect sea views from all Reef Rooms (these views blocked by dense vegetation)"
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"Do not stay in a turtle room!"
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