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    Heron Island Resort

    Via Gladstone, Heron Island, Queensland 4680, Australia
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    • Excellent46%
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    “reef sharks” (124 reviews)
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    Reviewed 8 October 2016

    Great place to know sea creatures and relax. Good for family visit, especially when you have kids over 7. The room rate is a little bit expensive but location and service worth the price. Breakfast is very nice.More

    Thank Xu S
    Management response:Responded 13 October 2016

    Dear Xu S Thank you for your lovely review I am so pleased your family enjoyed their stay with us. It is indeed a unique holiday experience for children and our Junior ranger program ensures they "get up close and personal" with this special coral...More

    Reviewed 8 October 2016

    We enjoyed a fantastic, relaxing & incredible holiday. The island is gorgeous, clean and full of wonder. We swam daily with turtles, rays, reef sharks and millions of fish; enjoyed reef walks, snorkel tours, informative island walks which included marine & bird life plus the...More

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    Management response:Responded 13 October 2016

    Dear Kate G Thank you for your lovely feedback. I agree it is certainly an "amazing slice of paradise" so much to fascinating marine and birdlife to experience. very snorkel and dive trip is unique and you are never certain what exciting story you will...More

    Reviewed 7 October 2016

    Fabulous place to visit. The natural surroundings and reef were absolutely amazing.The food was not that inspiring given the price and availability of choice. Only one restaurant to eat at. The accommodation was fine although it is old the servicing of the units was great...More

    Thank themoores6
    Management response:Responded 13 October 2016

    Dear themoores6 Thank you for your feedback. It is always wonderful to hear that our guests have enjoyed their stay and left with wonderful Heron memories. It truly is an "Amazing" experience. Hoping you will become return guests and I am able to welcome you...More

    Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

    Stayed on Heron five days with wife and teenager. One of the very best holidays ever, enclosed in a little piece of paradise. The highlight were the guided dive trips to the reef. Owen, Christiane and the other guides made even a rank amateur like...More

    Thank Nicola N
    Management response:Responded 13 October 2016

    Dear Nicola N Lovely to hear you enjoyed such a wonderful stay with us. Heron is certainly a "little piece of heaven" and offers our guests such a diverse range of reef and coral cay experiences. Our dive crew and naturalists are certainly passionate and...More

    Reviewed 6 October 2016

    Great place to wind down. Not a lot of things to do, however, the things you do on the island are lovely (snorkeling, reading, walking, diving, swimming, eating, drinking, listening to the band) and the idea is move slowly on this island without stress. The...More

    Thank Lecia B
    Management response:Responded 9 October 2016

    Dear Lecia B Thank you for your lovely review I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and experienced the best of what Heron Offers. Hoping to see you return to our very special coral cay. Warm regards Sandy

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    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Beachfront
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
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    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
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    • US$ 255 - US$ 431 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 109
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    LunarNewYear2016
    13 September 2017|
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    Response from KarenSweeneyHeronIs | Property representative |
    Hi LunaNewY snorkelling straight off the beach on Heron Island to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef in the crystal clear blue water where you can swim with turtles, rays, reef sharks and an amazing array of fish... More
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    10 June 2017|
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    Response from Rosalind C | Reviewed this property |
    You can get the meal package but you need to ask now. It use to be all inclusive.
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    Response from 115dennisw | Reviewed this property |
    My wife gets sick very easily. We both used the motion sickness patch and the ginger tablets. Neither of us got sick at all. I know she would have been sick without the patch.
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    "The Point Suites have a stunning sunset view every night."
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    "Waterfront or closer to the restaurant would be best."
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    "The Reefview rooms are the best, others are surrounded by thick tropical landscaping and don't have views."
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    "Paying extra for being closer to the water is worth it."
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