Lizard Island Travel Guide

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Lizard Island Things to Do

  • walk around the island..

    there are a lot of small and longer trekking trips you can do, a small one over to watsons bay, or if you are feeling fit, go up to the captain cook lookout.....but it has to bee done no later than 0600 in the morning...its very hot and the trip is hard and takes around 3 hours return

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  • scuba diving

    the resort has their own dive boat that you can go out on as a ow diver or just is you want to learn how to scuba dive.On the day you will go out on the reaf, dive or snorkel and get a nice buffet lunch

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  • The Cod Hole and Ribbon Reefs

    The Cod Hole is located opposite Lizard Island and has become famous for it¹s family of resident Potato Cod (Groper). Each of these huge fish can weigh up to 100 kg and are well accustomed to posing for diver¹s cameras. The Ribbon Reefs are a string of 10 coral ramparts of the Great Barrier Reef stretching southward from the Cod Hole. Coral...

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Lizard Island Restaurants

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    by tone78 Written Mar 27, 2005

    its the only restaurant on the island,but dont panic, its a very fine dinding with a lot of asian style food, there are an alacarte and buffet breakfast, 3 course lunch and a 4 course dinner...and you can get you're spesial dinner if you just ask ahead

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Lizard Island Nightlife

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    by tone78 Updated May 24, 2005

    there are a bar in the restaurant that you can use every day, its not a big party place, people just go there for a few drinks before and after dinner, every wednesday and sathurdays the marlin bar is open, its open from 1800 till midnight, in this bar the staff has an entry.

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Lizard Island Shopping

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    by tone78 Written May 24, 2005

    in the reseption are a at the resort you have a small butique, it has some clothing, but most of all its jewelly and beach clothes,some toiltery. but you most remeber its not a supermarked,bring all you need from the mainland.In the spa you can bay some spa products.

    What to buy: there are special jewelly designed spesially for lizard island

    What to pay: its over the everage shop prises

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Lizard Island Warnings and Dangers

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    by tone78 Written Mar 27, 2005

    this is not a real danger, but the whole island has a lot og big guanas wolking around, they are up to 1/2 meter long, but you must know that they are not in any danger to you, they are more scared of you than u know..

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Lizard Island Tourist Traps

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    by tone78 Written May 24, 2005

    a lot of people forget its in the tropical north, its very hot here and a lot of people get very sunburned and dehydrited.Its dangerous and you need to be careful.

    you need to use 30 in suncream, even at 5 in the afternoon you can get burned

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Lizard Island What to Pack

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    by tone78 Written Mar 27, 2005

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    Luggage and bags: you can only have 15 kilo in lagguage on the plane

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: beach clothes, walking shoes, nice clothes for dinner

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: sun cream....there are a nurse on the island if you need medical supplies

    Photo Equipment: a good camera for the nice sunsets

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: its hot, u dont need a worm jackets here..

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Lizard Island Off The Beaten Path

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    by tone78 Written May 24, 2005

    if you feel like some good exercise you can get up at 5 am to walk on top of the cooks look, the trip is fantastic, gives you a lookout over the whole island. Its hard and takes around 3 hrs. return. You need to do it before the sun gets up because of the heat.

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Lizard Island Sports & Outdoors

  • marlin season

    lizard island is perfect for the marlin season which is in the winter months. you can rent he resorts own fishing boat,then you get youre own skipper, a big lunch and even youre own privat guide with you.you can fish everyday, it does not have to be for marlin.. everything is with the boat

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  • lot of water sports

    you can rent a conoe from the watersports. there are a few different once,recomend the glas bottum one, good to see whats under you..... you dont need anything, everyting you can get from the watersports

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