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Heron Island Research Station is a world class research and teaching facility located on the magnificent Great Barrier Reef.

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Internationally renowned for coral reef and ecological research, providing equipment rarely found in an offshore facility.

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World class facilities and immediate access to the reef offer exceptional opportunities for hands-on learning.

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Conferences and Retreats

An idyllic island setting and easy access from Gladstone, perfect for conferences, workshops and retreats.

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