Our Great Barrier Reef

Apr 08, 2021

Travel writer Lisa Jackson recalls a revelatory experience during her stay at Lizard Island and what proved a fascinating and deeply profound tour of the Lizard Island Research Station.

The island is situated on the Great Barrier Reef, 270 km north of Cairns, Queensland in a World Heritage Area and the largest coral reef system on earth. This idyllic destination is only accessible by a one hour scenic flight from Cairns and is truly exclusive by virtue of its access to some of the world’s most famous dive sites and pristine beaches.

“…it’s one of the best places for exploring the Great Barrier Reef. “Just walk down to the beach,” says the concierge at the island’s one and only resort. “The reef is right there..” – Lisa Jackson, Toronto Star.

Luxury Lodge, Lizard Island offers guests the opportunity to snorkel straight off the beach and into the intricate architecture of the coral and its kaleidoscopic inhabitants. The Lizard Island Research Station is a highly regarded facility of the Australian Museum, providing crucial reef research and education.

Lizard Island Resort offers twice-weekly tours to the facility for guests to experience a transformative trip of their own.

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