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Lizard Island Properties

Lizard Island
40 Villas

The Pavilion - Perched high above the Coral Sea and set on the point of Sunset Ridge, The Pavilion combines complete privacy with a spectacular 270 degree panorama of Anchor Bay, Osprey Island and Sunset Beach. Extensively refurbished mid 2003, a new expansive decking areas incorporate a private plunge pool, sun-lounges and a daybed area, inviting guests to relax and take in the stunning views. Leaving the balcony to stroll down a private path, guests will discover another secluded area where chairs and a table have been perfectly positioned to make the most of sea breezes and gorgeous views. Inside, the Pavilion offers every comfort. Bollinger and a deluxe fruit bowl greet guests on arrival.

Sunset Point Villa - Sunset Point Villas are set high on Sunset Ridge amongst native eucalyptus bushland. Providing filtered sea views over Anchor Bay or Sunset Beach, these Villas offer privacy and easy access to a string of secluded beaches. Each Villa has a private deck with comfortable Australian timber squatter chairs and a hammock. Inside, the mix of colours and textures creates a calm retreat with the surrounding coastal bushland the inspiration for the understated and elegant design. King or Twin Beds, some with a sofa bed.

Anchor Bay Suites - Set in a broad sweeping arc along Anchor Bay, with easy access to the main Lodge, Anchor Bay Suites offer captivating sea views and each has a pathway leading directly to the beach. Seamlessly blending indoors and out in an elegant and spacious open plan design, a large verandah with daybed is one of the many designer comforts. King or Twin Beds, some with a sofa bed.

Anchor Bay Room - Located in a tropical garden setting with easy access to Anchor Bay and the beach, Anchor Bay Rooms have a private balcony with hammock. Interiors are compact but comfortable. Family Rooms offer two separate sleeping areas with a King Bed and 2 Single beds. King Bed (twin beds available on request) or 2 double beds. 
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Year Round

Australia is an all-year-round destination, but during the summer, December to February, it is hot in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Queensland. At the Great Barrier Reef, most rain falls in January and February. In northern Queensland and parts of the Northern Territory, roads may flood during the 'green' season, January to March. The ski season takes place during June to October in New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania. Australia's seasons are the opposite of those of the Northern Hemisphere.

Spring: September-November
Summer: December-February
Fall: March-May
Winter: June-August
Catamarans and Glass Bottom Paddle Skis, Glass Bottom Boat Trips, Motorized Dinghies, Snorkeling Equipment and Lessons, Day/Night Tennis (Equipment Supplied), Picnic Hampers for Romantic and Secluded Beachside Lunches, Self-guided Island Walks and Nature Trails, Nature Slide Presentations & Gymnasium.

Complimentary Activities: catamarans and glass bottom paddle skis, glass bottom boat trips, motorized dinghies, snorkeling equipment and lessons, day/night tennis (equipment supplied), picnic hampers for romantic and secluded beachside lunches, self-guided island walks and nature trails, nature slide presentations & gymnasium.

Other Activities (Additional Costs) - Diving and snorkelling trips to the inner or outer Reef, diving tuition (limited), full or half day private game fishing (Black Marlin season is from August to December), Azure Spa treatments, research station tours, Lizard Island dive & fishing charters.
Local Info

Rising from the blue waters of the Great Barrier Reef to the north of Cooktown, Lizard Island is the perfect spot from which to explore this coral wonderland for tourists and scientists alike. For nearly three decades, the waters around Lizard have been attracting the world's top marine biologists and the island has become home to one of the most important reef research stations in the world. The coral reefs surrounding Lizard have always been the island's main attraction - even if not always a desired one.

Famous English navigator James Cook set foot on the island back in 1770, climbing to its summit in a desperate bid to find a way out of the labyrinth of reefs he had found himself trapped within. At that time, naturalist Joseph Banks was to lament in his journal that he had too little time to study the wealth of strange creatures he saw in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Two centuries later biologists like David Bellwood, Uli Siebeck and Jeff Leis are finally realising Banks' dreams. At Lizard, scientists have been exploring the intricacies of fish social life, the mysteries of reef growth and the spectacle of mass spawning. It's important work. With coral reefs in decline around the tropics, the work being done on Lizard Island is providing the vital clues to reef health, growth and maintenance. With summer on the way, it's the perfect time to follow some of those researchers and share their amazing discoveries.
Lizard Island is one of a kind. Located in one of the richest areas of the Great Barrier Reef and just an hour's flight north of Cairns, it's a nature's work of art. Outstanding in every respect, the unique pleasures of Voyage's Lizard Island have created an idyllic retreat second to none.
Lizard is located right on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, fringed with colourful coral reefs and 24 powdery-white beaches. It is little wonder that this tranquil escape has won a host of prestigious national and international awards for excellence. Sensational diving opportunities abound around this Marine National Park, including the famous Cod Hole, where you'll come face to face with a massive, yet curious Potato Cod swimming right up to inspect you with childlike curiosity. Snorkelers are rewarded for little effort with coral gardens, brightly colored tropical fish and giant clams, just moments from the island's beaches. Discover secluded, pristine beaches by foot or by motorised dinghy with a gourmet picnic just for two. Fishing enthusiasts can charter the "Fascination" for a day of exhilarating game fishing. Try bushwalking, sailing, a glass bottom boat trip, or perhaps indulge in the serenity and relaxation of a pampering treatment at the luxurious Azure Spa. Dining is one of Lizard Island's many pleasures. Osprey's Restaurant embodies the Resort's understated elegance. The menu, which changes daily, is fresh and creative, showcasing the finest local produce and freshest seafood. Each of the 40 villas on Voyages Lizard Island is elegant and spacious, with either ocean or beach views. All meals and many island activities are included.

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