Parks & Resorts Australia

New flights of fancy at Lizard Island

(November 20th, 2013) Guests staying at Lizard Island on the northern end of the Great Barrier Reef can now choose from a raft of helicopter tours to really take advantage of the island’s remote, reef location. more >

Take off to Heron Island with new seaplane flights

(November 20th, 2013) A new seaplane transfer service has been introduced at Heron Island, at the southern end of the Great Barrier Reef, providing guests with a bird’s eye view of sharks, turtles and whales in the turquoise reef before landing on the waters adjacent to Heron Island – all in just 25 minutes. more >

Help us name our new yellow semi-submarine

Heron Island is calling on its Gladstone friends and neighbours to come up with a name for its new yellow semi-submarine for the chance to win a trip on its maiden voyage. more >

Watch turtles nest on Heron Island

The annual turtle nesting season is set to begin on Queensland’s Heron and Wilson Islands, with an abundance of green and loggerhead turtles coming ashore to nest on these two Great Barrier Reef coral cays. more >

Lizard Island set to sparkle over a Weekend with Cerrone

Lizard Island has partnered with Australian jeweller Cerrone to host a special Weekend with Cerrone in September, giving guests the chance to see, touch and wear some of founder Nic Cerrone’s most exclusive pieces and learn more about the iconic jeweller. more >

Minke whales spotted off Lizard Island

Minke whales have been spotted along the reefs at Lizard Island on their annual migration north. Between May and August each year these enigmatic and graceful creatures migrate north to the stretch of reefs south of Lizard Island, known as the Ribbon Reefs. more >

El Questro Homestead named Best Outback Experience at the 2013 Australian Gourmet Traveller Travel Awards

(May 29, 2013)  El Questro Homestead has been voted the Best Outback Experience at the 2013 Australian Gourmet Traveller Travel Awards. more >


Delaware North Australia Parks & Resorts owns Lizard Island, Heron Island and Wilson Island on Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef, Kings Canyon Resort in the Northern Territory and El Questro Wilderness Park (the Station and Emma Gorge Resort) and El Questro Homestead in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. more >

Delaware North Companies to Continue Long-Term Partnership with Melbourne & Olympic Parks Trust and Tennis Australia

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA (April 24, 2013)– Delaware North Companies Australia is proud to announce it has been selected through a competitive tender process to continue as the official hospitality and catering partner of Melbourne & Olympic Parks, home to the Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam of Asia-Pacific and an annual calendar of international concerts and special events.   more >

Neil Perry AM and Wolfgang Blass AM to host exclusive food and wine weekend on Lizard Island

Qantas epiQure, Wolf Blass and Lizard Island are joining forces to host an exclusive gourmet wine and dining experience for just 80 guests over the weekend of 24-26 May. more >

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