Discover the Tropical Paradise of Wilson Island

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About Wilson Island

Imagine a secluded island where you can leave behind the stresses of daily life and immerse yourself in an oasis of tranquillity and unparalleled natural beauty. Welcome to Wilson Island, a pristine coral cay situated within the Great Barrier Reef, off the coast of Gladstone, Queensland. This adults-only retreat provides the perfect setting for relaxation, rejuvenation, and intimate connections with nature. In this blog post, we highlight Wilson Island’s unique features and provide essential information to help you plan a memorable island escape.

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Uncover the Answers to Your Burning Questions About Wilson Island: An Exciting Guide for Curious Travellers

To reach Wilson Island, you first need to travel to Gladstone, Queensland. From there, you'll take a boat transfer to Heron Island. Wilson Island is just a 25-minute boat ride from Heron Island, with transfers included in your Wilson Island booking.

Yes, Wilson Island is an adults-only destination, catering exclusively to guests aged 18 and older. This ensures a peaceful and romantic atmosphere, perfect for couples and those seeking a tranquil retreat.

Wilson Island offers nine permanent Reef Safari Tents, designed to provide a luxurious glamping experience. Each tent is equipped with a king-size bed, eco-friendly linen, and a private elevated wood deck with views of the Great Barrier Reef.

Wilson Island offers a range of activities to help you connect with nature and the surrounding environment. These include snorkelling, beachcombing, birdwatching, and exploring the island's landscape. Guests can also relax in hammocks, lounge on the beach, and enjoy sunset drinks with fellow visitors.

Your stay on Wilson Island includes all meals, prepared by your on-island chef. Meals are served in the communal longhouse, where guests can enjoy each other's company while savouring delicious, locally sourced cuisine. The chef can accommodate any specific dietary requirements or special requests.

Yes, it is possible to reserve the entire island exclusively for your group, offering complete privacy and the unique opportunity to enjoy a secluded paradise with your friends or family.

Wilson Island can be visited year-round, with each season offering its unique beauty and charm. The weather is generally warm and tropical, with water temperatures ranging from 22°C (72°F) to 29°C (84°F) throughout the year. The summer months (December to February) can be hotter and more humid, while the winter months (June to August) offer cooler, more comfortable temperatures.