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Facts and Facilities

Take the time to review, in more detail, facts and information to assist you plan your stay.

Check-in / out times

Check-in 3:00pm / Check-out 10:00am.


Tropical climate, average year-round temperature of 27°C (81°F).

What Should I Wear?

Lizard Island does not have a strict dress code but we would suggest relaxed, casual wear during the day and perhaps something a little more special for dinner. For ladies, relaxed evening wear and for men, collared shirts and long trousers and/or tailored shorts.

What to Bring

We recommend you include suitable footwear for the beach and island walks.

Restaurant & Bar Facilities

Salt Water Restaurant

Breakfast - 7:00am to 9:30am

Lunch - 12:00pm to 2:30pm

Dinner - 6:30pm until 9:00pm

Simple and relaxed, Salt Water Restaurant is the idyllic setting to take full advantage of the views along the seascape and the blazing evening sunsets. With an accent on fresh seafood and superb local produce, the daily changing menus draw on the flavours of modern Australian, Asian and European cuisine.

Private Beach Picnic Hampers

A signature Lizard Island question for you: “Which beach would you like to go to tomorrow?” With a range of beaches to select from (subject to tides and weather conditions), you can create a picnic basket content the night before and then the following day, take a private dinghy and motor to your beach of choice, or have one of our Marine team drop you off and collect you again at a predetermined time.

Private beach picnics are included in your Lizard Island stay.

Degustation Beachside Dining

Two private beach pavilions sit on Anchor Bay – each commanding spectacular views of the nightly sunsets. Here, feel as if you are the only people on the island as our staff discretely serve the seven course dinner with complementary wines that you have discussed, confirmed and created with our Executive Chef upon arrival.

Lizard Island Food & Wine Festivals

Great food and wine is just what we do on Lizard Island – our culinary and cellar teams have a passion for creating events where the food and wine is elevated to new heights. Partnering with guest chefs and boutique and leading vineyards – we invite you to subscribe if you would like us to share with you details of upcoming events.

Driftwood Bar

In the evening, enjoy pre-dinner drinks at Driftwood and reconnect with others you may have meet throughout the day – or – simply enjoy a drink watching the sun set.

Lizard Island wine and beverage list is inclusive in your stay. However, if you wish to select from the much acclaimed Cellar list or our electric cocktail creations there will be an additional charge.


  • Reception is open from 7:00am to 10:00pm
  • Major credit cards accepted
  • Limited foreign exchange
  • Travelers cheque facilities
  • Guest facsimile facilities
  • Book and games library
  • Island boutique
  • First aid clinic
  • Freshwater swimming pool
  • Tennis court - night and day, equipment supplied
  • Daily laundry service - unfortunately, no dry cleaning service is available
  • The Essentia Day Spa offering a range of massages, facials and other body treatments
  • Gymnasium
  • Disabled facilities available
  • Guest Lounge with complimentary Internet access
  • Safety deposit facilities located in room

The Lounge

With day lounges and beds offering relaxing views over Anchor Bay, the lush, rolling gardens and swaying palms, you can sit, read, chat and simply take in the natural wonder that is Lizard Island.

Complimentary Activities included in your Lizard Island stay

  • Self-guided island walks and nature trails
  • Picnic hampers to be enjoyed on a private beach
  • Tennis (day and night)
  • Nature slide presentations
  • Gymnasium
  • Stand up paddle boards
  • Snorkelling equipment and lessons
  • Motorised dinghies
  • Glass bottom boat trips.

Other Activities (Charges Apply)

  • Research Station tours
  • Diving and snorkelling trips to the Local, Inner or Outer Reef
  • Dive Tuition (limited)
  • Full or half Day private diving, snorkelling or game fishing on Duyfken (Black Marlin season is from September to December)
  • Sunset Cruise

Essentia Day Spa

Essentia Day Spa is designed as a natural extension of the calm tranquility of the resort, encouraging you to relax, rejuvenate and rebalance. Private and couple treatment rooms and a full menu of relaxing and therapeutic treatments are offered.

To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you book in advance.

Wi-Fi and Mobile Coverage

Complimentary Wi-fi is available in each of the resort’s guest rooms and at dedicated areas across the resort however there is no mobile phone coverage on Lizard Island.

Conferences & Incentives

Being part of an “incentive or conference” is not only wonderful recognition of your professional success it is also a reward for your passion and efforts.

Lizard Island creates and delivers on exclusive, boutique size incentives and conferences – there is nothing standard or CBD hotel about our team’s efforts and commitment to delivering an event that will be a once in a life time reward and one that will have your team talking about for years to come.

Consider exclusively reserving Lizard Island for your next incentive and meeting.