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Heron Island Nature and Reef Experience

Heron Island Nature and Reef Experience - Hero

Independent Tours

Experience nature at its best on Heron Island, world famous for its spectacular coral reef and a sanctuary for an extraordinary variety of marine life. This natural coral cay provides a genuine eco-experience and the unique opportunity to witness the magic of the world’s largest coral reef. Camera at the ready you’ll enjoy a birds eye view of the Great Barrier Reef from the air as you arrive in style by helicopter. Over your 3 day island stay, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to spot turtles, rays, brightly coloured fish and corals, as well as many species of birds. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and sunsets, learn more from the resident naturalist guides and take time to connect with the natural environment. This bolt-on Heron Island and Great Barrier Reef package can be added to any Australian itinerary.

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2 meals

2 breakfasts


2 nights in hotel

Excursions and visits

  • Enjoy an aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef on a scenic helicopter transfer
  • Learn about the island’s nature and marine life from the resident Naturalist Guides
  • Snorkel or dive to see the colourful fish, corals, turtles and other marine life
  • Go bird watching - in nesting season there can be up to 200,000 on the island
  • Walk along the shore to spot manta rays and reef sharks
  • Go stargazing and see if you can spot the rings of Saturn with the telescope

Not included

  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa (if required)
  • Optional excursions


One way Heli transfer to Heron Island

One way Launch transfer from Heron Island

Snorkel equipment is provided whilst on island


  • 2 nights

  • Australasia . Australia . Great Barrier Reef . Heron Island

  • International flights not included

From £672 per person

Mon - Fri: 9am - 8pm

Saturday: 9am - 6pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm


Duration: 3 days


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