Read this tip to make your life smarter, better, faster and wiser. LifeTips is the place to go when you need to know about Queensland and other Australian topics.
Jewel of the reef. Australia's most northern island resort, and one of the world's most exclusive, most of Lizard Island, which covers about 1012 hectares (2500 acres). is national park.
What will you do on Lizard Island?
There's lush rainforests and wildflowers and of course, powder white beaches and vivid coral gardens of the sea. Snorkelling and scuba diving around the island is fantastic. It's the perfect spot to learn scuba diving, too. The Cod Hole on the outer reef is considered one of the world's most spectacular diving sites.
Crystal clean waters, sparkling white sand - you won't want to go home.
Famous Black Marlin
Game fishermen come to Lizard from all over the world, especially from August to November, in search of the biggest game fish of all - the Black Marlin.
How to get to Lizard Island
270 km (150 miles) north of Cairns, Lizard Island lies in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The connecting flight is a spectacular scenic trip over the coastline and reef. Private and chartered aircraft may land at the island.
Telephone 61-7-360 2423.
Facsimile 61-7-360 2436.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|