Lizard Island Map

Lizard Island is Australia's northern most island, located 240 kilometres north of Cairns and 27 kilometres off the coast of North Queensland. Spanning 1,013 hectares, Lizard Island is a protected National Park with 24 golden beaches and a lagoon. The Lizard Island map below features the main guest precinct and accommodation. From here, visitors are encouraged to head out and explore; experiencing the island in its natural glory. Whether you're seeking total relaxation or light activity and adventure, Lizard Island is fully equipped to ensure your tropical retreat is a success.

Lizard Island Map

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 TravelOnline for the best available airfares.

East Air: Departing Cairns General Aviation Airport, East Air operates the connecting flight between Cairns and Lizard Island each day.

Reef Watch: Offering a range of charter options from Cairns, the Reef Watch flight between Cairns and Lizard Island takes 60 minutes.

Baggage Allowance: Passengers may be restricted to one suitcase and one small carry-on item of hand luggage.

Shopping: The Lizard Island boutique stocks a limited range of resort wear, souvenirs and basic pharmacy items.

What to bring to Lizard Island: Pack casual resort style clothing for the day and smart casual attire for resort dining after 6.00pm. Those who wish to head outdoors should remember to include appropriate active wear, swimming gear and suitable footwear 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, towels etc. Change rooms and shower facilities are available in the Departure Lounge.