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Lady Musgrave Island Pontoon

Project overview

The new three level pontoon at Lady Musgrave Island will deliver a world-class ecotourism and educational experience featuring:

  • an underwater observatory
  • accommodation for up to 20 people in the underwater observatory and 16 in glamping tents on the upper deck
  • a dive and snorkelling platform
  • environmental data collection stations.

The pontoon development will ensure the southern area of the Great Barrier Reef stays an attractive gateway for visitors.

Benefits

  • Support 6 construction jobs and 14 operational jobs.

  • Estimated to attract an additional 16,000 visitors annually.

  • Estimated to grow the local economy by $1.84 million annually.

Testimonials

  • ‘The project will not only increase the world class offerings and capabilities for Lady Musgrave Experience, it will be a massive boost for the entire region. This development will ensure the southern area of the Great Barrier Reef is an attractive gateway for visitors, providing some of the best tourism experiences on the Reef’

    Brett Lakey, Managing Director, Lady Musgrave Experience

Last updated: 15 Jul 2021