Lizard Island Visitors Information

Getting There

Regular flights are available from all Australian capital cities to Lizard Island (LZR) daily via Cairns (CNS) with Qantas (QF) and Virgin Blue (DJ). Australian residents can check with Travel Online for the best available airfares.

East Air

Operates the connecting flight between Cairns and Lizard Island once a day departing Cairns General Aviation Airport.

Reef Watch

Offers a range of charter options from Cairns. The flight between Cairns and Lizard Island takes 60 minutes.

Baggage Allowance

Passengers may be restricted to one suitcase (maximum weight - 16kg) and one small carry-on item of hand luggage (maximum weight 4kg).


Island boutique for limited resort wear, souvenirs and basic pharmacy items

What to bring to Lizard Island

Casual resort style clothing for daytime, smart casual after 6.00pm. Also include suitable footware for beach and island walks.

Tips for travelling to Lizard Island

Check in time is 3.00pm. If you are arriving on a flight before 3.00pm, we recommend that you carry a 'day bag' with swimming costumes etc. Change rooms and shower facilities are available in the Departure Lounge
Credit card details will be required on arrival to set up room charge accounts. All major cards accepted. Limited foreign exchange and travellers cheque facilities
Reception Hours 8.00am - 7.00pm
Daily laundry service (dry cleaning service not available)

Lizard Beach