Great Barrier Reef Day Trip to Lady Elliot Island from Hervey Bay

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay located at the southern tip of Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef (north of Fraser Island). The island is regarded as one of the best snorkelling and diving destinations in Australia and is famous for its unspoilt coral reef and amazing array of spectacular marine life! The Great Barrier Reef Day Trip to Lady Elliot Island provides guests with a unique opportunity to explore the reef from the air, a glass bottom boat and the water, all in one day!

The day trip includes return scenic flight, use of day guest facilities, snorkel equipment, combined glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour, lunch served in the Beachfront Dining Room and a range of guided activities. The glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour is the best way to explore this wonderful underwater world of incredible marine life including coral gardens, fish, sea stars, clams, turtles, reef sharks, dolphins and manta rays.

The Great Barrier Reef Day Trip departs daily from Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast and Bundaberg. They also have an all-inclusive Great Barrier Reef Day Tour departing from the Gold Coast (Coolangatta) and Brisbane (Redcliffe), please see separate listing.


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Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


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The Great Barrier Reef Day Trip to Lady Elliot Island allows guests to view one of the most pristine sections of Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef from the air as well as from above and below the water all in one day.

Check in to the Lady Elliot Island counter at Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast Airport. Enjoy a gorgeous scenic flight to Lady Elliot Island, a true coral cay island located on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, north of Fraser Island. Guests will be greeted upon arrival and given a brief orientation tour before exploring the Island at their leisure. Guests will be fitted out with snorkel equipment before joining a glass bottom boat/guided snorkel tour to explore the reef where they will come face to face with a large variety of coral and brilliantly coloured fish, and they may even encounter turtles, dolphins and the resident manta rays.

Lunch is served in the Beachfront Dining Room and guests can participate in one of the Island’s guided activities after lunch or spend the rest of the afternoon snorkelling or relaxing. Guests have full use of the day guest facilities and lockers are available for hire.

Disabled Access

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