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Fitzroy Island Reef & Island Fun Package:  A magical tropical rainforest island experience combined with a daytrip to the Outer Barrier Reef with Sunlover Cruises.

Package includes:-

  • Stay at Fitzroy Island Resort
  • Return Sunlover ferry transfers from Cairns 
  • Sunlover Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Semi-Submarine tour at Reef

DAY 1 - Check in to Sunlover Reef Cruises.
Check-in starts from 8.30am and closes at 9.15am for a 9.30am departure from Reef Fleet Terminal Cairns

After a short 45 minute ferry ride from Cairns the view of Fitzroy Island Resort with an impressive majestic mountainous backdrop will come into view. Here you can experience the crystal clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef with impressive fringing coral reefs off the island.

Fitzroy Island Resort is a Contemporary Resort with a Classic Island Style combining Natural Stone, Timber and Water and Light features creating a memorable Island experience.

Resort Features: 
  • Swimming Pool and spa
  • Swim up pool bar
  • Restaurant open for breakfast lunch, and dinner
  • Foxy's Bar & Cafe (live entertainment most weekends)
  • Guest laundry (coin operated)
  • BBQ area
  • Souvenir and snack shop
  • Cinema
  • Kid's games/play room
  • Conference/function rooms

Resort Studio Hotel Room:  

  • King or twin bedding
  • Air-conditioning & Ceiling fan
  • Plasma TV
  • Mini-bar and refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Marble bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Iron & ironing board
  • *These rooms do not have a balcony or view to the ocean.

Room upgrades:  

Additionally Ocean Suites Feature:  

  • Kitchen with stove, microwave, toaster and full size fridge
  • Lounge & dining area
  • Queen bed sleeps 2 guests
  • Double Sofa bed in lounge -sleeps up to 2 guests 
  • Spacious Balcony
  • Shower and heated towel rails
  • * Some rooms with ocean view (ground floor suites have garden view)

2 bedroom Ocean Suite
Combined Ocean Suite and Resort Studio room adjacent to each other connected through a common walkway at the room entry. The rooms are not interconnecting and may not be suitable for families with small children.  It is possible to add up to 2 children on one sofa bed in the lounge of the Ocean Suite

Beachfront Cabin:  Located with direct beach access these cabins are ideal for families.  They have a Queen bedroom directly off the entry balcony and a separate small bedroom with 2x single beds at the rear of the cabin.

  • On the Beach location
  • Two bedrooms
  • Generous balcony with beautiful views
  • Walk directly to beach from cabin
  • Air-conditioning & Ceiling fans
  • Queen and 2x single beds (sleeps 4 guests)
  • Television
  • Bar Fridge
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Black Marble bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Daily Service
  • Linen and towels provided

Butterfly Bungalows:   Located near the campgrounds, quite a distance from the Fitzroy Island Resort facilities these budget campground style bungalows are great for families on a budget.  Each bungalow features bedding for 2 adults and up to 3 children (13 and under).  A small webber style BBQ and BBQ utensils.  Linen and towels are provided on arrival.  Room services are not included in rates.    

  • Air-conditioned
  • Bar fridge
  • Queen bed & Bunk beds
  • Television
  • Views and close proximity to Beach location
  • Ceiling fans
  • Tea/Coffee making
  • Verandah with views
  • BBQ
  • Shower

** Please note:  Butterfly Bungalows are be non-refundable and no changes permitted **

DAY 2 - Sunlover Moore Reef Cruise
Depart from Fitzroy Island at 10:15am and arrive back at Fitzroy Island at 4:30pm or Cairns at 5:30pm if this is your final day.

Jump on-board Sunlover Reef Cruises that picks you up at 10:15am from the wharf on Fitzroy Island and head out the pontoon at Moore Reef on the Outer Barrier Reef. You will have 4 hours on the pontoon to experience the reef from many aspects.


  • Sumptuous buffet lunch including fresh seafood, hot dishes, salads and tropical fruits.
  • All snorkelling equipment including buoyancy vest, mask and snorkel.
  • Complimentary glass bottom boat and semi-submersible vessel tours
  • Marine Life touch tank introduces you to some of the unique creatures of the reef.
  • Underwater observatory with daily reef naturalist presentations and fish feeding
  • Kids swimming enclosure - Small children can also enjoy the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef in the safety of an enclosed pool area. Fish can swim inside the enclosure for a true reef experience. 

Optional Activities:  (charges apply and must be pre-booked):

  • Certified Scuba Diving
  • Introductory Diving
  • Guided Snorkel Tours
  • Scenic Helicopter Flights

These options and prices are available when booking.

At leisure to explore the island
Fitzroy Island is covered with magnificent rainforest and features many walking tracks ranging from a short stroll to Nudey Beach through to a more challenging hike to the Summit. The island is surrounded by beautiful fringing reefs which are teeming with marine life. The best snorkelling is off the rocks between Welcome Bay and Nudey Beach. Expect to see Turtles, tropical fish and many colourful corals.  It is possible to pre-book an activities package for an additional cost that includes Snorkel Hire (1 day), Glass Bottom Boat Tour (1 hour) and Kayak (1 hour).

At leisure to explore the island before Sunlover Ferry departs at 4:40 pm for your transfer back to Cairns. Arriving into Cairns at 5:30pm. (bag storage and change facilities are available for guests)

Please note:  This package includes return Ferry Transfers with Sunlover as a bonus inclusion.  In the event you cancel the Sunlover Outer Reef trip the ferry transfers are not included. 
**Please be mindful when booking flights as Sunlover Ferry Transfer times are fixed.
**If your flight times do not fit with the Sunlover scheduled Reef & Island Fun Ferry times it is possible to pay additionally for alternative ferry transfers.



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Guest Reviews

Fitzroy Island Resort (96)

Amazing experience!

Amazing experience! Thank you so much. Have recommended your service to all

Posted By Samantha Radford


Wonderful room at Fitzroy Island Resort - lovely views of Welcome Bay. Lots of activities to choose from on the Island - You really need more than one night on Fitzroy Island!

Posted By Natalie Smith

I will definitely be back.

Beautiful island and friendly, efficient staff. The snorkelling was excellent and swimming with Green turtles was amazing. I will definitely be back.

Posted By Rebecca Ford

Amazing holiday

We have just arrived home after an amazing holiday starting with 3 days on Fitzroy island . This was our first booking with travstar and wanted to express our thanks to travstar but especially Natalie who helped us with all our arrangements .natalie , you are exceptional to work with and a true asset for Yravstar . We also wanted to mention the amazing snorkel trip we booked direct with the dive shop , again fantastic .
Thanks again Natalie , Fitzroy is a perfect match for us please keep in contact with us for our future stays

Posted By Jenni Cooper

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Terrific trip booked by Travstar Team.

Posted By Bruce -Arizona USA

Amazing Package, Amazing Service.

Travstar were great, had no thinking or stress to do with my Fitzroy package.
Everything was well sorted and any questions I had were happily answered.
Will use again

Posted By Kyeden Grafton

helpful and friendly.

The staff at Travstar is very helpful and friendly.

Posted By Trang Truong

Great Day Out

Very friendly and helpful staff

Posted By Kate Rodgers

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