Southern Great Barrier Reef day trip to Lady Elliot Island ex Hervey Bay/Bundaberg, a beautiful eco island with a huge variety of marine life and birdlife.
One of the most treasured islands located on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef just north of Fraser Island, Lady Elliot Island is situated within a highly protected 'Green Zone' and home to over 1,200 species of marine life.
These include the giant Mantra rays that attract guests from all over the world to see their graceful underwater ballet, the green and loggerhead sea turtles, the huge variety of seabirds and unspoilt coral reef.
Enjoy an unforgetable day exploring Lady Elliot Island including return scenic flights, welcome drink, hot and cold buffet lunch, guided glass bottom boat and snorkel tour, plus guided island activities or snorkelling and relaxing on the beach.
Visitors during the whale season (from May - November) may also be fortunate enough to witness the spectacular Humpback Whales as they breach and slap their fins during their annual migration.
There is no boat access to Lady Elliot Island, just an enjoyable scenic flight across the Great Barrier Reef of Australia departing from Hervey Bay (Fraser Coast), Bundaberg as well as options from Brisbane and Gold Coast.
Experience the pristine waters of the southern Great Barrier Reef surrounding Lady Elliot Island in this all inclusive one day Great Barrier Reef trip departing Hervey Bay / Bundaberg / Brisbane or Gold Coast.
Departing from the east coast your day begins with a stunning scenic flight over the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef as you make your way to Lady Elliot Island.
On arrival you will be greeted with a refreshing welcome drink and brief island orientation tour and able to explore the island at your leisure.
Enjoy a guided glass bottom boat tour and guided snorkel tour to explore the reef and view the beauty of spectacular coloured fish and large variety of coral.
Ensure to keep a look out for the abundant manta rays, turtles and dolphins which live in the protected green zone of Lady Elliot Island.
Sit back and refuel with a tasty hot and cold buffet lunch served in the restaurant as you reflect on your morning adventures.
During your day at Lady Elliot Island ensure to join one of the island's guided activities of fish feeding display, reef walk or enjoy the afternoon snorkelling and relaxing on the island before your return scenic flight.
Hervey Bay Departure: 8:10 am return approx 4:30pm
Bundaberg Departure: 8:40 am return approx 4:30pm
Brisbane* (Redcliffe) Departure: 7:15 am return approx 4pm
Gold Coast* (Coolangatta) Departure: 6:45am return approx 4:30pm
*Complimentary hotel transfers are available for inner Brisbane CBD hotels and selected Gold Coast regions. Pick up time will be advised.
Please ensure to check in for flight 30 minutes prior to scheduled flight departure time
Lady Elliot Island
January - December
Flights not available Christmas Day
Flights are subject to change and may include transit stops
Luggage Limit - small backpack/bag (max 4kgs). Items must be carried on the lap as no overhead or under seat baggage stowage facilities.