Festive Season on Lizard Island
Back to Special Events

To find out more, or to make a reservation, contact your Luxury Specialist: 

1800 837 204


Festive Season on Lizard Island

Join us at Lizard Island Resort as we celebrate the holiday period with world-class food that showcases the stunning local produce, premium wine and a fun schedule of festivities to enjoy!

All activities are included in each guest's stay, unless otherwise stated. 

Make a reservation online:


Or contact your Luxury Specialist:

Phone: 1800 837 204
Email: luxury-aus@delawarenorth.com

22nd December

Join us for carols by candlelight from our staff choir on the sunset lawn at Marlin Bar.

24th December - Christmas Eve

Enjoy a treat from our busy elves who will drop a special Christmas hamper at your door in the morning. Spend the day relaxing on Lizard Island at your leisure and exploring the Great Barrier Reef, then join us for sunset drinks and live tunes on the beach in the evening. On Christmas Eve, we will be serving a Traditional Christmas Dinner: 4 courses, featuring a taste of traditional Christmas food from the incredible range of cultures that call Australia home. 

25th December - Christmas Day

Wake up on Christmas morning to a stocking of Lizard Island Christmas gifts, then enjoy a classic Christmas breakfast in Saltwater Restaurant. After breakfast, look out for Santa arriving on the beach and enjoy drinks before lunch - a 3 course seafood share platter, featuring the best of Far North Queensland and a dessert board. Matching wines are included, with the optional upgrade to our exclusive wine package.

Optional upgrade to our exclusive wine package: $260 per person

26th December - Boxing Day

Guests and staff are invited to a Boxing Day Test Match in the afternoon, with an after party and live music at Marlin Bar in the evening. 

​29th December

Join us for a secluded beach party with activities, a pop-up bar, canapes and a DJ.

​31st December - New Year's Eve

In the evening, we'll be hosting sunset drinks with cocktails on arrival in the gazebo at Anchor Bay. Be seated for a special New Year's Eve dinner in Saltwater Restaurant with an optional upgrade to a degustation menu. This exclusive package includes a 7 course degustation with matching wines and must be pre-booked. Enjoy live music in the lodge during dinner. 


  • Degustation menu with food only and no premium wine matching: $200 per person
  • Degustation menu with premium matching wine, featuring old world classics and masters of Australian wine: $450 per person

After dinner, head over to Marlin Bar and ring in the New Year in style. Enjoy our resident DJ, Champagne to toast at midnight, a countdown projection and light show. 

1st January - New Year's Day

Join us for a New Year's Day brunch with breakfast classics and savoury treats. Celebrate the start of the year 2022 with a mimosa on arrival.


Sam Brittain Live Music

Live Music from Sam Brittain

Adelaide-based artist Sam Brittain will serenade Lizard Island.  Sam makes music that lives comfortably in the space between folk, alt-country and classic rock, each of those genres tied together by the warmth of his musical storytelling.

Private dinner concerts available for $250 per hour.
Millie Herd makeup artist

Make-up by Millie Herd

Millie will host a 2 hour make-up workshop for guests. Private appointments will be available so you can feel glamorous as you join in the festivities.

1.5hr private make-up styling appointment: $375
45 minute private brow shaping appointment: $150