Lady Musgrave Island
Lady Musgrave Island is the only coral island on the Great Barrier Reef with a navigable lagoon - over eight kilometres in circumference. Accessible by boat from either Bundaberg or the Town of 1770, the island is a true coral cay and reef walkers will discover jewel-bright starfish, sea urchins, clams and corals exposed at low tide.
Scuba divers may come face to face with a manta rays or moray eels, and snorkellers will discover giant rainbow coloured fish or coral trout. Swimming and snorkelling inside the lagoon offers calm, crystal clear water - like swimming in a giant aquarium! In summer, turtles come ashore to lay their eggs and thousands of seabirds nest in rookeries on the uninhabited island.
The island is a national park and there are no shops or facilities ashore. However, camping wilderness style is permitted for up to 40 people at a time. Campers must take their own fresh water and food and all supplies for the ultimate in getaways. Lady Musgrave Island is a national park and as such there are no shops or facilities ashore.
Lady Musgrave Island has a pontoon visited by the vessel departing Bundaberg, from which you can snorkel, take a glass-bottomed boat ride over the reef, or view coral in a semi-submersible vessel. The tour from the Town of 1770 offers snorkelling, glass bottom boat rides, fishing and island walks with more time spent at the reef and less travelling time.
Temperatures for Lady Musgrave Island
Lady Musgrave Island has hot summer temperatures. The summer high temperature for Lady Musgrave Island is approximately 30 °c. The summer low temperature is approximately 21 °c.
Lady Musgrave Island has warm winter temperatures. The winter high temperature for Lady Musgrave Island is approximately 23 °c. The winter low temperature is approximately 17 °c.
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