Heron Island, Queensland, Australia: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Heron Island, Queensland, Australia? If you're planning to go to Heron Island, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Heron Island, Queensland, Australia

Based on the climate and weather in Heron Island, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

Important essentials for Heron Island, Queensland, Australia

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Heron Island, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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Activities for Heron Island, Queensland, Australia

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Heron Island.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Heron Island.

What to wear/what to pack for Heron Island, Queensland, Australia by month

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January

Traveling to Heron Island in January, you will notice that it is consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 80s F (low 20s C).

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February

February here is pretty consistently hot and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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March

In March, Heron Island is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 80s F (high 20s C) and about a third of the time jump into the 80s F (low 30s C) range. At night, lows are in the 70s F (low 20s C). This is also a rainy time for Heron Island, with several of the days of the month having rain. In March, humidity reaches as high as 80%.

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April

April here is extremely warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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May

In May, Heron Island is warm and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 60s F (low 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Heron Island, with several of the days of the month having rain. In May, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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June

In June, Heron Island is mild and somewhat rainy. Temperatures routinely are in the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (high 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Heron Island, with several of the days of the month having rain. In June, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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July

Traveling to Heron Island in July, you will notice that it is mild and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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August

If you go to Heron Island in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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September

If you visit Heron Island during September, you are likely to notice that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain sometimes.

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October

October in Heron Island is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

If you visit Heron Island during November, you will probably find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C). Humidity is generally between 60 and 70% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain regularly.

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December

December in Heron Island is hot and somewhat rainy. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C).

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