Lizard Island: Plan Your Stay

Located in Great Barrier Reef, Australia

How to Get There

By Air:

Lizard Island is a scenic one-hour flight from Cairns, Australia. Flights operate twice daily from the East Air Terminal, about 15 minutes from the main airport in Cairns. Please contact our reservations team to book your flight.

Please note: Guests are allowed one (preferably soft) suitcase weighing up to 55 lbs (25 kg) and one small carry-on weighing up to 8lbs (4kg). Luggage storage facilities are available at the East Air Terminal.

What to Expect

  • Dietary Restrictions and Special Requests: Since the resort is in a remote location, special requests are best handled in advance. If you have any dietary restrictions or other specifications, please notify your reservation specialist at least four weeks prior to your visit.
  • Mobility: While most pathways on Lizard Island are paved, some rooms are only accessible via wooden boardwalks, and each room has at least a couple of stairs.
  • Check-in/Checkout: Check-in is daily at 3 p.m. and check-out is daily at 11 a.m.
  • Mobile Phone Coverage: There is no mobile phone coverage on Lizard Island so guests can enjoy a relaxing vacation away from the demands of constant connectivity.

Weather and Seasons

Lizard Island has a tropical climate with an average year-round temperature of 81°F (27°C).

What to Bring

Lizard Island does not have a dress code but suggests packing casual daywear and slightly more formal evening wear as well as shoes suitable for beach and island walks.

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