Bedarra Island
A romantic hideaway on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Bedarra Island is part of the Family Group of Islands, covering 100 Hectares and located off the tropical North Queensland coast, midway between Townsville and Cairns and neighbouring Dunk Island. Bedarra is an amazing place where time is measured only by the passage of the sun.

Photo: Bedarra IslandThe reality of this stunning reef fringed island is even more enchanting than the fantasy. You can explore and discover the charm and the many attractions Bedarra Island has to offer. Everywhere you look is a postcard view of tropical paradise. The island is accessible only by private launch from Dunk Island and its exclusivity means that you can do as you wish, when you wish.

As a romantic hideaway, you set your own pace. Beach picnics on any one of the private beaches are ideal for getting away during the day – the island often has more beaches than guests, so you have the place to yourself.

Australia’s Bedarra Island is the ultimate tropical island vacation escape, catering to couples seeking romance, where you can rest and rediscover your senses in a tropical setting. Since there are only a few places to stay, hidden in the lush tropical island rainforest, with magnificent exotic 180-degree views from everywhere including your bed, guests at Bedarra Island enjoy privacy and seclusion.

From Bedarra Island, you can take a day out on Dunk Island to pamper yourselves in the Day Spa, or fill your day with aquatic action including jet skiing, water-skiing and Parasailing

Bedarra Island Resort

Photo: Bedarra Island Resort, Great Barrier ReefBedarra Island is a romantic rainforest retreat, an exclusive private hideaway where a fortunate few can savour the finer things in life. It’s all here for your indulgence, from luxurious accommodation and mouth-watering cuisine to Bollinger champagne.

There are many ways to fill the day but a beach picnic comes highly recommended. You set off by boat with a hamper fit for royalty to discover one of the many secluded bays. Bedarra often has more beaches then guests, so your privacy is assured. Set your own agenda at Bedarra Island Resort.

Map: Bedarra Island, Great Barrier Reef

There is also a saltwater pool/spa, tennis courts, catamarans, sailboards, snorkel and fishing equipment available.

Bedarra Resort provides quality accommodation and professional services to all travellers. Some of the famous attractions are Paronella Park, Artropica Innisfail Studio Gallery and Clump Mountain National Park.

Bedarra Resort is located 4 kilometres off the Tropical North Queensland coast, midway between Townsville and Cairns with easy access to Bedarra via Dunk Island. Guests can visit the city’s points of interests such as Calypso Adventures, Old Town State Historic Park and La Jolla Cove Beach.

All the rooms at Bedarra Resort are well-appointed with modern amenities such as air conditioner, satellite TV, telephone and a hairdryer for guests’ convenience.

An open terrace restaurant overlooks the cascading pool in an intimate setting for a la carte breakfast, lunch and dinner. The resort’s relaxed lounge features the well known self service open bar, where guests can enjoy Australian and imported beers, along with a selection of Australian wines, spirits and liquors.

Bedarra Resort Mission Beach features well-equipped meeting rooms for hosting various corporate events, sales presentation, conferences and social gatherings. Recreational facilities include a tennis court, gymnasium, swimming pool and spa. Additionally, there is a resourced library available on-site to help the guests to improve their knowledge or just relax with an interesting novel.

Bedarra Beach House

Photo: Bedarra Beach House, Great Barrier ReefThe Beach House experience creates a unique contrast for the modern day beachcomber. Offering the ultimate in privacy, the islands stunning natural beauty is highlighted by pure white beaches, turquoise waters,
searing granite boulders and lush green rainforest.

Architect designed for the tropical climate and relaxed holiday living the pavilion style house nestles high in the trees with stunning Coral Sea views towards nearby Dunk Island. Thanks to a rare freehold title this exclusive island enclave features two private beaches, shared with only a handful of other residences.

The Bedarra Beach House experience offers total relaxation that is far removed from commercialised resorts and over developed tourist towns. Spiritual in effect; the rare natural environment, privacy, seclusion and healthy living provide the ultimate tonic for modern life.

East Bedarra Island Retreat

Photo: East Bedarra Island Retreat, Great Barrier ReefEast Bedarra Island Retreat is the only absolute beach and water front property that oozes 100% privacy on Bedarra Island. This is for you and your partner as the retreat only ever has one couple staying at a time.

Picture sun drenched days, exotic 180-degree views from everywhere including your bed. The reality of this stunning reef fringed island is even more enchanting than the fantasy. You can explore and discover the romance and the many attractions Bedarra Island has to offer. Everywhere you look is a postcard view of tropical paradise.

There is something really romantic about being on a secluded island, just the two of you, with the charm of the original beach hut that artist Noel Wood used as his winter home has been lovingly restored and
updated keeping with the original design. It has an open plan kitchen that features a fridge/freezer, gas cook top and gas oven, large bench space and the best part is the views! The queen size bedroom has a flat screen LCD, cable and dvd player and library.

You are totally surrounded by the sounds of the ocean and there is nothing better than waking up and taking a refreshing swim in the clear waters. The beach hut also has a bathroom with toilet and shower, and a special feature outdoor shower with views of Dunk island. There is also laundry without a dryer as this entire retreat is eco friendly using only solar power and it also has both rain water and spring water.

Guests are welcomed with a bottle of chilled French champagne and your private hosts will be there to unpack all of your food provisions while you soak up the views of where you are. They will introduce you to the property and how everything works and then you are all alone unless you would like to see them.

The Beach Hut opens out onto a large expanding deck with a salt water plunge pool, an outdoor wood fire pizza oven, sun lounges, love lounge, and alfresco dining with a Webber BBQ

There is snorkelling equipment, paddle skis to explore the entire island and fishing charters can be arranged upon request.

East Bedarra Island Retreat are proud winners of 2006 TTNQ Tourism awards for Most Unique Accommodation and Runners-up in the Qld Tourism Awards for the Steve Erwin Eco Tourism Award.

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