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The Tailor - Australia -Great Barrier Reef
The #GreatBarrierReef is a 2,300km-long ecosystem that is near the top of every traveller's bucket list. There are different islands that offer various resorts and tours.
From #luxury and #relaxation to exploration and adventure, each island has a unique flavour with one common theme: tropical paradise.
At The Tailor we create hand-crafted luxury Australian experiences for discerning travellers. For first time travellers to Australia, we endeavour to ensure they are able to experience what we call Australia’s BIG 5:
The Great Barrier Reef
The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest reef system comprising nearly 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands, it is also the planet’s biggest single living structure made by billions of tiny organisms known as coral polyps.
the world’s largest reef system comprising nearly 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands, it is also the planet’s biggest single living structure
It stretches for over 2,600km, covering approximately 350,000 square kilometres. A large part of the reef is protected by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, which helps to limit the impact of human use.
Where To Stay and What to Experience:
Those in search of real escape continue to voyage to Lizard Island for a rare and remarkable reef experience…
Lizard Island is beautiful, natural and wild. It is also the most northern resort on the Great Barrier Reef, lying in languid waters 28km off Tropical North Queensland. The island covers over 1,000 hectares, with 24 white-sand beaches, a famous blue lagoon and a fabulous fringing reef.
Lizard Island Resort
Budget Open Water Dive Course in Cairns
Helicopter Cascade Flight Over Cairns
The Resort comprises 40 luxurious suites for the select few guests who land on the island; your base from which to do nothing more than languish by the azure waters, or indulge in premium activities like game fishing for Black Marlin and diving the Great Barrier Reef.
Lizard Island Resort Diving
Greater Wilderness Experience
indulge in premium activities like game fishing for Black Marlin and diving the Great Barrier Reef
Qualia is a uniquely Australian expression of world-class luxury.
Hotel Qualia Great Barrier Reef
Occupying a sun-drenched location on the northern-most tip of Hamilton Island, it looks out to Coral Sea waters, home to the Great Barrier Reef, and vistas of mesmerising calm.
Qualia has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses, offering 60 exquisitely appointed pavilions that sit in perfect harmony with the rare, natural beauty of the Whitsunday Islands.
Orpheus Island Resort is an exclusive luxury retreat on a pristine Great Barrier Reef island.
Hotel Orpheus Island Resort
Orpheus Island offers total privacy and a premium level of discrete and unaffected service and is a true Great Barrier Reef island, located 190km south of Cairns and 24km offshore; home to pristine beaches and tropical rainforests, it’s also a national park.
home to pristine beaches and tropical rainforests, it’s also a national park
The surrounding waters contain what is regarded by experts to be some of the best coral on the entire Reef.
The accommodation at Orpheus is sophisticated and inviting, and all just a stone’s throw from the water’s edge.
Pristine, peaceful and incredibly beautiful, Haggerstone Island is the jewel in the crown of Tropical North Queensland. Situated 600km from Cairns, the 42 hectare island enjoys lush jungle, white-sand beaches and blue lagoons- bird life is prolific and the fishing; by rod, reel or fly – is amazing.
The Turners arrived at the uninhabited island in 1985 on a 70-tonne barge loaded with poles, timber, fruit trees, chickens and an old tractor.
Six hand-crafted, free-form buildings have been sensitively located in the jungle, each offering a different style and structure, plus privacy and sensational views. The main building captures the imagination with heavy beams, high thatched roof and light flickering from the open cooking fire.
At the ocean, a thatched jetty hovers over a lagoon that teems with fish life. A full menu of activities is available, including marine and fishing adventures aboard the 40-footer, Jo Jo III.
7 Days on Haggerstone Island
Lizard Island Resort Diving
Day trips to the reef and accommodation can be arranged, either on a share basis or on your own luxury private vessel. Helicopter excursions to the reef are also on offer.