Cairns Accommodation

Fitzroy Island is perfect for those travellers looking for an idyllic tropical island holiday while sheltered within the calm waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Fitzroy Island is ideal for families, a visit with friends or a romantic gateway. Come for a day or stay overnight at our boutique resort.

Located 45 minutes from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland, Fitzroy Island is easily reached by regular ferry transfers on the air-conditioned Fitzroy Fast Cat.  This lush tropical paradise is within easy reach of Cairns and Cairns is easily accessible through all major airports.

Fitzroy Island is the perfect spot to visit the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, and it’s a great land-based alternative to the Barrier Reef pontoon experience. You can swim, snorkel and dive in safety off our iconic coral beaches, explore this World Heritage-listed coral reef system at your own pace. Book your accommodation today.

Stay On The
Great Barrier Reef

Welcome to Fitzroy island, we are the official operator of the resort and island facilities, we look forward to welcoming you to our slice of paradise very soon.

Fitzroy Island is an unspoilt tropical paradise of rainforest and beaches within the calm sheltered waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Fitzroy Island is a National Park, discover spectacular walking trails, abundant marine life, and local wildlife.

This idyllic tropical island is within easy reach of Cairns in North Queensland, whether you are looking to catch a ride over on the Fast Cat, or take your own boat.  The tropical North Queensland city of Cairns is accessible from virtually anywhere in Australia by air.


Explore The Great Barrier Reef

Fitzroy Island’s sheltered waters, fringing reef, and marine life are here for all to explore and enjoy.

  • Dive off the beach or snorkel at your own pace
  • Tour by glass-bottomed boat or kayak
  • Snorkel with clown fish or sea turtles
  • Take a day trip to the outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Turtle Rehabilitation Centre
  • Explore 5 National Park walks
  • Visit Nudey Beach voted Australia’s #2 best beach!

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