Lizard Island

Lizard Island Resort

Lizard Island Resort is a tropical island located in the northern most region of Queensland and is situated right on the Great Barrier Reef. The island offers a luxury escape with fantastic white soft sandy beaches and 40 premium suites.

Lizard Island can easily be reached by air from Cairns Airport and features 5 star dining, spa treatments, 24 beaches and a lagoon. So if you’re looking for something special, then Lizard Island is definitely a must experience resort. Lizard Island offers the full spectrum of both the inner and outer Reef experiences.

Lizard Island island 1
Lizard Island building


  • Library
  • Island boutique
  • First aid clinic
  • Freshwater swimming pool
  • Tennis court
  • Daily laundry service
  • Gymnasium
  • Disabled facilities
  • Guest Lounge with internet access
  • Water Therapy
  • Face, Hands & Feet
  • Complete Body
  • Rest & Relax


Ospreys Restaurant:
Ospreys Restaurant overlooks the beach and ocean for a relaxed and special dining experience. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Fantastic Australian, Asian and European cuisine which include, local seafood, tropical fruits and premium products.

Lizard’s Bar & Lounge:
The resort’s relaxed lounge is open all day, with many Australian and imported beers, imported champagnes plus quality Australian wines, spirits and liqueurs.

Sunset Beach Degustation
You can have a private beachfront dinner with this 7 course degustation menu, there are two beach locations to choose from to make your stay unforgetable.

Lizard Island bar
Lizard Island beach

Accommodation Information:

Lizard Island Resort offers comfortable and private rooms and suites. Some guest rooms are walking distance from the beach others offer direct access, but all feature air-conditioning and ceiling fans plus other creature comforts.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Work Desk
  • Direct Dial
  • CD Player and iPod Connectivity
  • Mini Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Bath Robes
  • Hair Dryers
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Private Deck
  • Evening Turndown Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
Lizard Island room
Lizard Island villa


Anchor Bay Rooms
These rooms are surrounded by tropical garden and have easy access to Anchor Bay and the beach, Anchor Bay Rooms have a private balcony with hammock. Interiors are compact but comfortable. Family Rooms offer two separate sleeping areas.

Sunset Point Villas
These villas are located on Sunset Ridge, filtered ocean views towards Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these Villas offer privacy and guest have access to some private beaches. Each Villa has a deck with timber chairs and a hammock.

Anchor Bay Suites
These are set along Anchor Bay, with easy access to the main Lodge, Anchor Bay Suites offer sea views and each has a pathway leading directly to the beach. Elegant and spacious in an open plan design, a large verandah with daybed plus many other comforts.

The Pavilion
These are in a fantastic location as they are on the point of Sunset Ridge offering coral sea views. The Pavilion is private with a amazing panorama views of Anchor Bay, Osprey Island and Sunset Beach. Inside, the Pavilion offers every comfort and luxury.

Location Information:

Transfer between Cairns and Lizard Island

Scenic Flight

Hinterland Aviation operates regular scenic transfer flights between Cairns Airport and Lizard Island up to 2 times daily. Private transfer charter flights to Lizard Island are also available upon request.

Transfer duration: approx. 60 min.

Luggage restrictions: passengers are restricted to one suitcase and one small carry-on item of hand luggage each. Soft suitcases are preferable. A limit of 32kg total per person applies, this includes check in and carry-on hand luggage (subject to loading restrictions). Luggage storage facilities are available at the Hinterland Terminal.



One Way


Cairns to Lizard Island

Hinterland Aviation Air Transfer


Adult: $305.00

Adult: $610.00

Rates valid between 1 April 2013 – 31 March 2014



One Way


Cairns to Lizard Island

Hinterland Aviation Air Transfer


Adult: $315.00

Adult: $630.00

Rates valid between 1 April 2014 – 31 March 2015

Hinterland Air Transfer Timetable

Cairns to Lizard Island

Lizard Island to Cairns

















Please allow 1 hour between your flight into Cairns and your Hinterland departure time for domestic connections and 2 hours for international connections.



Lizard Island has many island activities, you can snorkel off the beach, relax on one of the many white sandy beaches, plus diving is also very popular on Lizard.

  • MV Fascination
  • Outer Reef Fishing
  • Inner Reef Fishing
  • Light Tackle Fishing
  • Catamarans & paddle skis
  • Glass bottom boat trips
  • Motorised dinghies
  • Snorkelling equipment and lessons
  • Tennis – day & night (equipment supplied)
  • Picnic hampers for beachside lunches
  • Self-guided island walks
  • Nature trails
  • Nature slide presentations
  • Gymnasium
  • Full day diving & snorkelling trips
  • Half day reef trips
  • Night diving
  • Local diving on sites around Lizard Island
  • Discover Scuba – an introduction to Scuba
  • PADI Open Water Referral Course – must be pre-booked
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