|Covering 18 hectares, Heron Island Resort lies on the Tropic of Capricorn, and is 72 kilometres northeast off the coast from Gladstone. This island is a true coral cay right on the Great Barrier Reef. The resort offer a total of 109 rooms, which are all decked with modern amenities that cater to your needs. - Here you can swim straight off the beach to an endless garden of coral where the waters are literally teeming with beautifully coloured fish and marine life. Overlooking the Great Barrier Reef, the conference room here provides a unique meeting environment where delegates can enjoy the natural wonders of the coral cay in their spare time.