Fitzroy Island is a beautiful tropical island located off the coast of Cairns, about 29 kilometres or 45 minutes by boat out on the Great Barrier Reef. A majority of the beautiful island is considered to be national park, leaving it quite untouched and a perfect paradise to visit for a tropical getaway. It's ideal for families, weddings, honeymoons or even soul-searching solo trips.
Fitzroy Island has a 4.5 star island accommodation that has several packages to choose from for every type of traveller with packages such as: Activity Package, Romance on the Reef, Indulgence Package or the Self Contained Package - 5 or 7 nights.
They also offer the chance for guests to visit for the day where they can take part in as much or as little of the island activities as they want, taking time to relax on the beach or have a full day of fun and adventure. Since the ride is so short, it's a hot spot for day trips where anyone can go to see the island and enjoy it's beauty for a day of fun.
On the island, you'll find a diving school, restaurants and a variety of activities like glass bottom boats, kayaking and snorkelling, making it the perfect way to see the Great Barrier Reef firsthand! Guests can rent snorkel gear right on the beach and take the time to find Nemo, search for sea turtles and listen for parrotfish!
There is also an ocean trampoline for a unique and fun experience on the water that you won't find most places. And for those who want a day of exploring nature, Fitzroy Island is untouched paradise with mangroves, woodlands, rainforests, beaches and reefs surrounded by walking trails to be enjoyed and used by all guests.
Fitzroy Island is close to the mainland, making it an easy and thorough escape to a tropical paradise. You can leave in the morning, have a full day of fun with the family and return home at night!