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Heron Island
Heron Island
Heron Island
Heron Island
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Heron Island
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Description

Heron Island is located just off the coast of Gladstone and boasts some of the best scuba diving and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Heron Island is a coral cay, meaning it is completely composed of sand and coral fragments. The island is surrounded by 24 square kilometres of reef and boasts several nesting spots for green and loggerhead turtles.

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Heron Island offers a unique experience where you can truly immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. Among the music of seabirds, tracks of turtles and multi-coloured clouds of fish, the feeling that you're a guest of nature itself is inescapable. Reef walking, viewing underwater life from the coral submarine, watching the sun set over the ocean - you become part of a community caught up in the timeless evolution of the world's largest living thing - the Great Barrier Reef.

There is one resort on the island, Heron Island Resort, which offers several standards of accommodation designed to suit all tastes and budgets.

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Today's Weather

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Gladstone Weather Today - Sunny
Increasing
sunshine
23 °C 5:09am EST 6:09pm EST

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Forecast Gladstone Weather Forecast - Increasing sunshine
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Minimum 20°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 17°C 17°C 19°C
Maximum 29°C 31°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 29°C

Weather last updated at 7:20am Saturday, 1 November 2014.


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