Ultimate guide (December 2022)
is the northernmost island of Great Barrier Reef
in Australia. Tropical beaches, great snorkeling in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, and all of this in a safe civilized country. This is really an outstanding place, though not unique. Shore and seabed: sand, stones. 
Coordinates: -14.66708, 145.44753
Hotels  Lizard Island Resort
is the only hotel on the island. Room's fare start from US$1500 per night.
In the island there is also cheap campsite with quite basic conditions. Unfortunately, there are no mid-range accommodation options in the island. Find hotels in Lizard Island
How to get there 
Fly to Cairns international airport (CNS)
. Next get to the Cooktown - 200 miles to the north by taxi or by bus Country Road Coachlines
. Next take a boat transfer to the Lizard Island.
You may also take a direct flight from Cairns to the airport of Lizard Island
, - 60 minutes per way. Find flights to Lizard Island
When to go 
The best time to travel to the Lizard Island of Australia is a dry season from May to November.
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