Lizard Island Reef Expedition

Jul 30, 2019

Lizard Island has announced details for its Reef Expedition which will offer a small group of just twelve guests access to normally unseen snorkelling areas around the island and exclusive areas of the Great Barrier Reef. Dates for the four-night program which features a raft of extraordinary adventures of the World Heritage-listed reef are November 21-25, 2019.

Reef Society Founder Wendy Morris, a pioneer in reef-based ecotourism operations, will lead the Reef Expedition while a personal tour of Australian Museum Lizard Island Research Station is led by directors Dr Anne Hoggart AM and Dr Lyle Vail AM. Together they will offer a first-hand insight of the research into the reef’s incredible ecology and ways to get involved in its conservation.

Guests are urged to dive right in to the action, with guided snorkel trips around the inner reef, a full day’s snorkelling or diving in the outer reef and guided tours above and below the water with Lizard Island’s naturalist Beth Bull. A four-kilometre hike to Cook’s Look follows Captain Cook’s original trail and delivers panoramic views of the island and reef from the summit.

Guests at Lizard Island have the rare privilege of simply stepping off the beach to snorkel, taking in the wonders of Giant Clam gardens and schools of tropical fish including Simon the resident Groper, manta rays, turtles and coral. Luxury island-style accommodation, all-inclusive gourmet dining, fine wines and special extras complete an unforgettable discovery of the Great Barrier Reef.

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