Did you know that you can visit the Great Barrier Reef from the Fraser coast?
Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay located on the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, just north of K’gari-Fraser Island. The island is situated within a highly protected ‘Green Zone’ of the Marine National Park and is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life. Lady Elliot is regarded as one of the best snorkeling and diving locations on the Great Barrier Reef and is renowned for its healthy coral reef and abundance of turtles, manta rays, reef sharks and the entire cast of ‘Finding Nemo’.
Key Seasons for Lady Elliot Island and the Southern Great Barrier Reef
Turtle Nesting Season: Oct – Feb
Turtle Hatching Season: Feb – Apr
Whale Migration Season: Jul – Oct
Day trips and overnight stays are available to Lady Elliot Island With three scheduled flights per day from Hervey Bay. Flights also departing from Bundaberg, Brisbane and the Gold Coast.