Great Barrier Reef Swim

4 – 8 November 2017

The Great Barrier Reef Swim is held annually in conjunction with at Heron Island.

Whether you are an accomplished swimmer or a complete novice, all swimming levels are catered for with an emphasis on having fun and simply enjoying the stunning marine life in crystal clear waters. Stunning coral gardens and sea creatures great and small flourish in abundance and colour, making Heron Island an ideal place for swimmers.

Accompanied by well-known, highly respected coaches as well as a vast array of marine life, there is no better place to swim around an island right on the Great Barrier Reef than at Heron Island.

To make a reservation for the 2017 Great Barrier Reef Swim:

Or call the Heron Island Reservations Team on 1800 875 343 (within Australia), US/Canada based number 1 (855) 875 343 (outside Australia) or email

2017 Great Barrier Reef Swim Pricing

Find out more about our room types and refer to the table below for 2017 Great Barrier Reef Swim pricing.

Your nightly Great Barrier Reef Swim rate includes:

  • Accommodation
  • Return boat transfers from Gladstone
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Daily buffet lunch
  • Daily 3 course a la carte or buffet dinner
  • Welcome drinks
  • Swim clinics and swim entry

Your pre and post event rate is inclusive of accommodation and daily buffet breakfast only.

 Room Type  Nightly Rates Per Room Per Night
4 Night Minimum Stay
 Pre and Post Nights
Minimum 1 Night Add On
 The Beach House  $990 (twin share)
$938 (single)
$684 (twin share)
$659 (single)
 Point Suites $944 (twin share)
$892 (single)
 $600 (twin share)
$575 (single)
 Wistari Suites  $944 (twin share)
$892 (single)
 $600 (twin share)
$575 (single)
 Beachside Suites  $744 (twin share)
$692 (single)
 $480 (twin share)
$455 (single)
 Reef Rooms  $599 (twin share)
$547 (single)
 $368 (twin share)
$343 (single)
 Reef Family Rooms $622 (twin share)
$570 (single)
 $392 (twin share)
$367 (single)
 Turtle Rooms $499 (twin share)
$447 (single)
 $256 (twin share)
$231 (single)
 Turtle Family Rooms $522 (twin share)
$470 (single)
 $268 (twin share)
$243 (single)

An additional Environmental Management Charge of $6.50 per person per day (for guests 5 years and older) to a maximum of $19.50 per person per stay will be charged.