Experience World-class Service at Lizard Island Resort

The award-winning Lizard Island Resort is Australia’s most northern island resort on the Great Barrier Reef, fringed with vibrant coral and some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches. Offering 24 pristine powdery-white private beaches means guests can enjoy privacy. Snorkeling straight off the beach where clam gardens, coral and marine life are abundant and diving on the inner and outer reef to some of the world's most famous dove sites. Enjoy secluded picnics on private beaches, world class fishing or indulge in a luxurious treatment at Essentia Day Spa. Saltwater Restaurant embraces local, fresh produce with a daily changing menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. For a more intimate experience, enjoy a gourmet picnic lunch or a private beachside degustation dinner at sunset. The resort was recently refurbished, designed by Melbourne based studio Hecker Guthrie, the interiors offer a neutral palette with touches of color that are inspired by the reef – coral, blue and green. Complimentary WiFi is available for guests in some guest areas. At Lizard Island, the following is inclusive in the room rate: gourmet meals, nonalcoholic beverages, a fine selection of wine, beer, basic spirits and Champagne, in-room mini bar, deluxe picnic hampers and the use of motorized dinghies, standup paddle boards and clearview kayaks. Premium wines, spirits and private dining can be arranged for an additional cost. Lizard Island is a 60-minute flight from Cairns.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

Lizard Island Resort has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Sep 13, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.7)






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Guest reviews


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  • Amy
    All food, services, staff and the location were incredible, would absolutely recommend!
  • Denise
    Absolutely amazing place. Staff were all extremely kind and professional. They couldn’t do enough for us. The food was exceptional. I just wish we had a longer stay to explore more.
  • Larissa
    What an amazing location. Flying in over the Great barrier Reef was spectacular. Staff were outstanding, ever so helpful. Food at the Salt Water restaurant was great, for all meals! Although the lunch menu is small, it is very tasty. Breakfast...

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Area info *

1 Restaurant On Site

  • Salt Water Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      Mediterranean • Australian • Asian

Resort Facilities at Lizard Island Resort
Great facilities! Review score, 9.4

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Hairdryer
  • Private beach area
  • Refrigerator
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site
    Additional charge
  • Snorkeling
    Additional charge
  • Diving
    Additional charge
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Packed lunches
  • Business center
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Non-smoking rooms
Outdoor swimming pool
  • Open all year
  • Pool with view
  • Heated pool
  • Saltwater pool
  • Shallow end
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage
  • Spa
    Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Lizard Island Resort takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM


Until 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children over 10 are welcome.

Children 17 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

No age restriction for check-in. (Only children 10 and up are allowed)


Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash is not accepted Lizard Island Resort accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that a luggage restriction of 25 kilograms applies (including hand luggage) and small and/or soft suitcases are preferred, due to the limited luggage space on the charter aircraft. Free secure luggage storage is available.

FAQs about Lizard Island Resort

  • Lizard Island Resort is 1.1 miles from the center of Lizard Island. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Lizard Island Resort can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 10.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet

  • Room options at Lizard Island Resort include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Lizard Island Resort is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Lizard Island Resort has 1 restaurant:

    • Salt Water Restaurant

  • Lizard Island Resort offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Swimming pool
    • Beach
    • Private beach area

  • Yes, Lizard Island Resort is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • The prices at Lizard Island Resort may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.