Lady Elliot Island Day Trip Great Barrier Reef Ex Hervey Bay, Bundaberg & 1770



Hours: Operates Daily – Except Christmas Day (25 December)

Did you know that you can visit the Great Barrier Reef from Hervey Bay or Bundaberg? Join our Great Barrier Reef Day Tour to Lady Elliot Island for a fabulous day exploring the wonders of the Southern Great Barrier Reef from the air, glass bottom boat and the water... all in one day!

Lady Elliot Island is a coral cay situated within a highly protected ’Green Zone’ of the Marine National Park and is a sanctuary for over 1,200 species of marine life. Lady Elliot Island is regarded as one of the best diving and snorkelling locations on the Great Barrier Reef and is renowned for its healthy coral reef and abundance of turtles, manta rays, reef sharks and the entire cast of Finding Nemo.

Lonely Planet has recently voted Lady Elliot Island # 2 of “The 7 best beaches for snorkelling around the world”.

The Great Barrier Reef Day Trip ex Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast or Bundaberg includes return scenic flight to Lady Elliot Island (approx. 30 mins from BDB and 40mins from HVB); Welcome drink/Orientation tour; Glass bottom boat/Guided snorkel tour; Snorkel equipment (mask, snorkel & fins); Hot & cold buffet lunch; Afternoon guided activity/tour; Towels, sunscreen and snorkel equipment provided.

Overnight stays are also available at Lady Elliot Island Eco Resort.

Location & Directions

Lady Elliot Island, Great Barrier Reef, QLD, Australia, Runaway Bay 4216


Lady Elliot Island is located on the southern tip of Australia's iconic Great Barrier Reef, 80kms north-east of Bundaberg, just north of Fraser Island. Our location on the Southern Great Barrier Reef makes the island easily accessible for visitors to South-East Queensland with four (4) convenient departure points - Scenic flights depart daily from Bundaberg, Hervey Bay/Fraser Coast, Agnes Waters/1770, Brisbane (Redcliffe) and Gold Coast.

Cancellation Policy

Day Tours – Non Peak
Full payment is due 7 days prior to travel. If travel is within 7 days full payment is due at the time of booking.
Day Tours – Peak Season & School Holidays
A deposit of $100 per adult and $50 per child (3-12yrs) is required at time of booking or full payment if travelling within 7 days.
No cancellation fee: Applies if the booking is cancelled outside of 24 hours prior to departure.
100% cancellation fee applies if the booking is cancelled after 4.00pm the day prior to travel.
50% cancellation fee applies if the booking is cancelled before 4.00pm the day prior to travel.
Day guests please be aware that Lady Elliot Island cannot be responsible for the weather. Should weather conditions result in cancellation of the tour you will be able to transfer your trip to another date at no additional cost. If your travel plans do not allow you to postpone a full refund will be issued. Please note that weather conditions may vary whilst on the Island and result in cancellation of water activities.
Once the day trip has commenced no refund will be issued.

***Travel insurance is strongly recommended to cover unforeseen circumstances***