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Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay located at the southern tip of the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. Situated within a highly protected ’Green Zone’ the island is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life and is known for its abundance of manta rays, turtles, amazing array of spectacular marine life and unspoilt coral reef.

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Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay located at the southern tip of the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. Situated within a highly protected ’Green Zone’ the island is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life and is known for its abundance of manta rays, turtles, amazing array of spectacular marine life and unspoilt coral reef.

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Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay located at the southern tip of the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. Situated within a highly protected ’Green Zone’ the island is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life and is known for its abundance of manta rays, turtles, amazing array of spectacular marine life and unspoilt coral reef.

BRONZE AWARD FOR ECOTOURISM

We are excited to announce our bronze placing in the Steve Irwin Award for Ecotourism at the 2018 Queensland Tourism Awards. We couldn’t have achieved this without our team and our loyal guests. Sustainability is at the core of our business and we will continue to strive for best practice in ecotourism in the future.

TURTLE TIME

Come and witness the magic of turtle season on Lady Elliot Island. Between November to March Green and Loggerhead turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. Approximately 8 weeks later between January to April turtle hatchlings emerge from their sand nest to begin their life long journey. Join our complimentary turtle talks/walks during your visit to learn more about these incredible creatures!

Calling all Residents of Planet Earth…It’s Lights Out for the Reef!

Earth Hour was founded by WWF in Sydney in 2007 and has now been embraced by 7,001 cities and 152 nations across the globe. And in 2014, Earth Hour will focus attention on one of the world’s most iconic and threatened places: Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

As always, Earth Hour only works if you’re part of it. So we’re launching a special Earth Hour television event with Channel Ten to reveal the true story of what’s happening to the Great Barrier Reef due to climate change and more. Then we’ll turn out our lights to make a stand for our reef.

FISHING TRAWLER SALVAGE OPERATION COMPLETE

The salvage operation of a fishing trawler Joseph M which ran aground near Lady Elliot Island has been successfully completed over night. The fishing trawler has been safely towed to Bundaberg for repairs. Salvage crews inspected the trawler's hull after its recovery and reported it was intact and had sustained very little damage during the grounding. There was no evidence of pollution during the salvage operation and the voyage to Bundaberg.

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