Photo Competition

In December 2013 we introduced a photo competition on our Facebook page asking our guests to submit their favourite Lady Elliot Island photos, the photo with the most ‘likes’ wins. Thank you to to everyone who has entered our competition to date, there have been some amazing photos entered... please keep them coming. Check out the winners below and links to all the entries :)


Category: ‘Under the Sea’

Prize: Lady Elliot Island Polo

This month the Photo Competition was to showcase the natural beauty of the underwater world on Lady Elliot Island. The winning photograph was taken by John Ahern and what a magical experience! Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter, all of the photos were beautiful!


Category: ‘Black & White’

Prize: Lady Elliot Island Polo

This month the Photo Competition was designed to turn your favourite Lady Elliot Island image to ‘Black & White’. The winning photo below was taken by Ryan Hasson at the Lady Elliot Island Turtle Beds, Congratulations Ryan! Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter - the photos were all amazing!”


Category:           ‘Sharks & Rays'

Prize:                  Lady Elliot Island Polo

This month the winner of our ‘Sharks & Rays’ photo competition is Graeme Haas. All of the images entered into the competition were beautiful, thank you to everyone who took the time to enter. Congratulations Graeme!

JULY 2014

Category:           ‘Whatever'

Prize:                  Lady Elliot Island Polo

We received some fantastic photos this month. Congratulations Chris Darcy, winner of the July photo competition!

Click here to view the July 2014 entries

APRIL 2014

Category:           ‘Only Natural’ - In this category you may focus on wildlife, plant life or anything natural that you have found on Lady Elliot Island

Prize:                  $50 Lady Elliot Island gift voucher to be used on Island or towards your next holiday.

We had some fantastic images that encompassed our category ‘only natural’, congratulations to this month's winner, Nicola Simpson!

Click here to view the April 2014 entries


Category:            Underwater Images

Prize:                    Lady Elliot Island Cap

Winner:               Howard Cosier

The winner of the February 2014 competition is Howard Cosier with this brilliant underwater photo from Lady Elliot Island, congratulations Howard!

Click here to view all the February 2014 entries


Category:            Island Photos (above water, flora/fauna/birds/scenery)

Prize:                    Lady Elliot Island T- Shirt

Winner:               Will Nielsen

Congratulations to Will Nielsen, who took out the December 2013 prize with his amazing aerial shot of Lady Elliot Island!

Click here to view all the December 2013 entries

Please keep an eye out on the Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort Facebook page for further information regarding the next photo competition J


  1. One entry per person, per category, per month
  2. Provide a short description about the photo, when it was taken and name of the photographer
  3. Photos must have been taken on Lady Elliot Island within the last 12 months
  4. The photo with the most likes wins, so get your friends and family to vote for your photo!
  5. Please be aware that the photos will be displayed on the Facebook page and the winning photos will be uploaded onto our website (with the appropriate credentials per photo)
  6. Photos must be uploaded one week before the end of the month (we will keep you updated on Facebook); there will then be one week of public voting until the last day of the month
  7. The winner will be announced within the week on Facebook
  8. Amateur photographers only (Current staff are unable to enter)

By entering the competition you give permission for your photos to be displayed on Social Media sites, the Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort Website and promotional and marketing purposes.