Leggatt Island

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Leggatt Island
LocationNorthern Australia
Coordinates14°32′53″S 144°52′08″E / 14.548°S 144.869°E / -14.548; 144.869Coordinates: 14°32′53″S 144°52′08″E / 14.548°S 144.869°E / -14.548; 144.869

Leggatt Island is part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the easternmost island in the Cole Islands group and National Park and is about 100 km south-east of Cape Melville, Queensland.

Leggatt Island is a vegetated sand cay located 15 km from the coast, well established with coconut palms and sisal that provide a habitat for a number of roosting birds and Green Turtles and Hawksbill Turtles.

This island is used by a number of tour operators.