Fitzroy Island Resort
Fitzroy Island Resort opened it's doors in July 2010 and is nestled on the fringing Great Barrier Reef of Tropical North Queensland, just 45 minutes from cairns by ferry. This boutique resort offers a range of exquisite accommodation (99 rooms) including Ocean Suites, Resort Studios and Beach cabins. It is the only resort on the island. Facilities are exclusive to resort guests and include a restaurant, a large swimming pool and spa, a swim-up pool bar, conference rooms, indoor and outdoor function space, a cinema, games room and kids play room.
Fitzroy Island is one of the most unspoiled islands on the Great Barrier Reef, with 97 percent of the four square kilometres being National Park. This includes mangroves, open woodland, tropical pristine rainforest and coral beaches best experienced by the walking trails around the island, birdlife, coral reef and tropical marine life including green sea turtles. Walking is one of the best ways to explore and experience the different rainforest flora and fauna on the Island. There are five main walking trails in Fitzroy Island National Park that range from 30 minutes to 3 hours, each at varying fitness levels. Other activities you can participate in whilst visiting Fitzroy Island include snorkelling, swimming, sea kayaking, ocean trampoline, viewing the reef by glass bottom boat or simply relaxing to take it all in.
There are a number of ferry departures throughout the day. A ferry ride from the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal Marina takes approximately 45 minutes. **Please be mindful of ferry times when booking flights.