transport costs

All transport bookings from Gladstone are organised by the managers of One Tree Island Research Station to ensure that local tide constraints are taken into account. All travel is weather dependent.

By Sea

  • Bus transfer (when available) Gladstone Airport to marina: $20
  • Gladstone – Heron Island, Heron Islander catamaran, per person one-way: $145
  • OTI – Heron Transfer (regular run – usually Thursday or Friday) per person one-way: $70
  • OTI – Heron Charter, up to 12 people + equipment: price on request

By Air

Australia by Seaplane offers chartered seaplane flights to One Tree Island from Gladstone at any tide height. Costs are approximately $1000 for up to 3 passengers or $1800 for up to 6 passengers (weight restrictions apply). For more a quote and to book please contact Australia by Seaplane:

Gladstone Helicopters provides a charter service to One Tree Island. Luggage on the helicopter is limited to 15kg per person. For more information contact Gladstone Helicopters: