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Heron Island Research Station

Activities and Adventure Tours Islands Heron Island

The University of Queensland's Heron Island Research Station is a world-class research and teaching facility.

It is the largest island-based research station in the Southern Hemisphere with a rich history of research, event pre-dating its construction in 1951.

The facility is utilised by over 60 institutions, domestic and international, as part of educational programs, workshops and of course as a base from which to conduct ground-breaking research.

A Heron Island Research Station tour is run daily by station staff, providing detailed insight into how the station operates and the research that is conducted there.

Enquire at Resort Reception for tour availability.



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Heron Island Queensland 4680

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