Mark Best comes to Lizard Island
08.26.2011

Mark Best comes to Lizard Island

Mark Best, one of Australia’s most celebrated chefs, will bring his culinary talents to the remote shores of Lizard Island in October for a one-off gourmet weekend.
Lizard Island is the “Formula One” of heavy tackle fishing
08.17.2011

Lizard Island is the “Formula One” of heavy tackle fishing

Fishing enthusiasts at Lizard Island are gearing up for another season of heavy tackle fishing as the waters off Far North Queensland provide a haven for black marlin.

 

El Questro Wilderness Park Sets ‘Toad Free Zone’ in Australia's Kimberley
04.07.2011

El Questro Wilderness Park Sets ‘Toad Free Zone’ in Australia's Kimberley

As one of Australia’s most invasive species – the cane toad - continues its march across the country towards The Kimberley, El Questro Wilderness Park is taking action to stop the toad by working with The Stop the Toad Foundation (STTF) and Monash University in a move to protect the area’s iconic Emma Gorge and surrounding property.
Lizard Island unveils new look
03.16.2011

Lizard Island unveils new look

Lizard Island – Australia’s most northerly island resort on the Great Barrier Reef – has undergone a soft refurbishment to reflect the beauty and surroundings of its location.
Taste the Kimberley at El Questro Homestead
03.03.2011

Taste the Kimberley at El Questro Homestead

Guests staying at the exclusive El Questro Homestead this year will be invited to join Executive Chef Alan Groom in the kitchen to learn his culinary tips.
Rainfall turns Kings Canyon green
10.11.2010

Rainfall turns Kings Canyon green

Heavy rainfall across Central Australia has changed the normally red earth landscape of Kings Canyon into an explosion of vivid colours, turning the arid desert into a carpet of lush greens, pinks, purples and yellows.
Lonely Planet readers vote swimming off Lizard Island 'Greatest Outdoor Experience'
09.14.2010

Lonely Planet readers vote swimming off Lizard Island 'Greatest Outdoor Experience'

In the first ever Lonely Planet Awards to be announced this month, avid worldwide travellers voted swimming in the azure waters off Lizard Island on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia as the ‘Greatest Outdoor Experience’.
New waterfalls discovered at El Questro - the Kimberley's outback wilderness park
09.10.2010

New waterfalls discovered at El Questro - the Kimberley's outback wilderness park

It’s not every day you stumble across previously undiscovered waterfalls. But this is exactly what happened to Michael Bass, the El Questro Wilderness Park Manager who was carrying out a routine aerial burn programme.
Lizard Island joins Luxury Lodges of Australia
08.25.2010

Lizard Island joins Luxury Lodges of Australia

Lizard Island, Australia’s most iconic island resort, has reaffirmed its experiential luxury positioning by joining Luxury Lodges of Australia, a new association launched this week to promote the uniquely Australian breed of luxury experiential lodges, domestically and internationally.
Introducing Blake Thornley: Lizard Island's master chef
08.25.2010

Introducing Blake Thornley: Lizard Island's master chef

Lizard Island sous-chef Blake Thornley is eagerly awaiting the results of a long culinary journey having been shortlisted as one of just seven Young Chef Finalists in this year’s 2010 Electrolux Appetite for Excellence Awards.