Heron Island Resort – One of the Best Reef Diving Resorts in Australia

May 22, 2013
Heron Island Resort – One of the Best Reef Diving Resorts in Australia

Located just off the Queensland coast of Gladstone, Heron Island Resort is waiting for you to discover the Great Barrier Reef.  Listed as both a Natural Wonder of the World and an Underwater Natural Wonder of the World (wikipedia.org), the Great Barrier Reef is awash in awe-inspiring color and beauty. The water is teeming with marine life including sea turtles, reef sharks, manta rays, and 900 species of reef fish.  With 62% of the coral species found on the Great Barrier Reef calling Heron Island’s waters home, you will see why its vibrant yellows, riotous reds, and balmy blues most certainly qualify the Great Barrier Reef for its World Wonder status.

Heron Island is a full service resort offering an upscale restaurant, beachfront accommodations, full bar and lounge, spa and dive shop. Enjoy the exotic trip away while retaining the conveniences of home, maybe even a little better than home, since your only responsibility will be to make sure your having a good time.  Truly get away and enjoy life at the absolute best Reef Diving Resort in Australia.

The first time I went to Australia and journeyed underwater at the Great Barrier Reef, I thought to myself that Walt Disney was playing a joke on me and that I was at Disneyland or something. It was so incredible that I was awe-stuck. Of course, it was my first time underwater with the big fishes, all that colorful coral, thousands of fish coming at me, and giant clams which I have to say gave me a start more than the big fish. I just couldn’t believe it was real and I didn’t want to leave. Luckily, I was able to return a year later and experience it again and it still astounded me! Put Australia and the Great Barrier Reef at the top of your once in a lifetime experience ‘bucket list’, it shouldn’t be missed by anyone!

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