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Lizard Island National Park
Map of Lizard Island National Park
Lizard Island
Cooktown
Queensland 4871 Australia

Lizard Island National Park
Cooktown, Cook Area

Free Entry

13 0013 0372
1300 130 372
csc@epa.qld.gov.au
www.derm.qld.gov.au/parks/lizard-island/index.html

Description

Lizard Island National Park consists of a remote group of five islands set in a turquoise sea, part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Lizard, the main island, has several sheltered, sandy beaches with easy access to beautiful coral and clam gardens. Snorkel in the sheltered, shallow waters of Watsons Bay. Following in the footsteps of the famous explorer, climb to Cooks Look (395 metres), or walk to the Blue Lagoon on the other side of the island. Bush camp near the beach at peaceful Watsons Bay. At Mary Watson's cottage, learn about a tragic episode in the island's history.

Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform

Activities

  • Camping
    Camping
  • Cycling
    Cycling
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

How To Get There

93 kilometres north-east of Cooktown; about 27 kilometres from the coast. Public moorings provided for private boats, airstrip for small commercial and private aircraft. Tourist boats visit the island.


Free Entry


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