Lady Elliot Island

Lady Elliot Island is one of Australia's East Coast most popular island beach resorts that is home to Mantarays and Humback Whale migrations, Sea Birds and Turtle nest and hatching. Located at the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef, Lady Elliot Island is referred to the jewel in the crown and a scuba divers paradise.

What wildlife can be seen on Lady Elliot Island?

Below is a seasonal chart to help you plan your stay on Lady Elliot Island depending on what marine expereince you are seeking.


Snorkelling and Diving on Lady Elliot Island

A number of excellant dive sites and snorkelling opportunities exist on Lady Elliot Island.  With an array of marine life both land and water (refer to the above seasonal chart) making there way to the island you really can expect an amazing expereince all year round.




Lady Elliot Island Resort


Getting to Lady Elliot Island


Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort Accommodation 

Island Suites (Min 2 night Stay)

Reef Units

Garden Units

Eco Cabins (Shared Facilities) 

NB: Overnight Rates Include:

  • Full Buffet Dinner and Breakfast
  • Use of Snorkel Equipment & lesson if required
  • Combined Glass Bottom/ Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Guided Reef Walk (on low tide)
  • Guided Bird Tour (in season)
  • Guided Turtle Nesting & Hatchlings (Nov - Apr)
  • Whale Sightings (June to Oct) 

Flight Schedules


Lady Elliot Island's Dive Shop is a PADI Resort Association Member and offer PADI dive courses from Open Water to Rescue Dive Courses.

With a comprehensive stock of hire equipment and dive packages available you will have the opportunity for daily dives with qualified dive staff. Both Night dives and diving on Nitrox is available on the island.

Let us help you plan your dive itinerary and equipment requirements.  Please contact us for pricing on all dive packages.



Lady Elliot Dive Sites