Activities on Fitzroy Island

There is certainly no shortage of activities available on Fitzroy Island.

Whether you would like to explore, discover, relax or indulge – we have options for everyone, including the kids!

Refer to the Fitzroy Island Dive & Adventure Centre for all your water activities including snorkeling, diving, kayaking and stand up paddle boards.

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Guided Eco Walks

Join our knowledgeable staff on a 45-minute tour of the resort grounds looking into the private life of plants. Topics include adaptations, ecology, modern plant use and traditional plant use.

At $5.50 per adult and $2.20 per child, it is the perfect opportunity to increase your awareness without breaking the bank. Resort guests book with Reception, Day Trippers book through the General Store.

  • Cost: $5.50 per Adult | $2.20 per Child
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • When: Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 11am and 4pm

 

Trivia Night

Hosted Friday evenings at Foxys Bar, trivia is a complimentary activity that is fun for young and old.

Spend an hour competing with fellow guests over who knows the most- topics cross a variety of general knowledge from sports to geography- and the history of Fitzroy Island!

How much do you know? The winning team snares a prize!

  • Cost: FREE
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • When: Friday evenings from 6:30pm
  • Where: Foxy’s Tavern

Kids Hour

Let your child’s imagination flow freely with this child-friendly activity conducted Saturday evenings.

Kid’s Hour is hosted at Foxy’s Bar so that parents can enjoy it too. To keep it fresh the program is changed regularly.

Programs range from mad scientist to arts and crafts and other hands-on experiences; your child will experience a fun hour of experiments and madness!

Book with Reception beforehand or through Foxy’s Bar once the activity begins.

  • Cost: $5.50 per Child (5-10 years)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • When: Saturday evenings from 5:30pm
  • Where: Foxy’s Tavern

Turtle Tours

Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre on Fitzroy Island (CTRC) is a volunteer operated, non-profit organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation of sick and injured turtles.

Take a tour of the centre and learn more about these beautiful creatures and what we do to help them recover.

Tours run Daily from 1.00pm, tours are 45 minutes in duration, with a maximum of 15 guests and are accompanied by a tour guide.

  • Cost: $8.80 per Adult | $5.50 per Child
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • When: Daily
  • Where: Tours can be booked via the General Store (day visitors) or hotel reception (resort guests).

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Live Music – Snowy Phelps 

Snowy cut his teeth on the notoriously competitive Sydney rock scene and went on to form one of Queensland’s best known touring show/cover bands “Decadence”. Having many a stint on the Whitsunday islands, he is highly regarded as a highly successful solo performer across Queensland.

Snowy sings the classics from rock classics to ballads and is happy to take a request or make a dedication for a special occasion.

  • Cost: FREE
  • When: Most Friday & Saturday nights (contact us for more information.
  • Where: Foxy’s Tavern

Massage Service

Oiled Massage is a locally owned relaxation massage service providing quality massage in Cairns and at Fitzroy Island Resort.

Our signature massage is of course ‘oil’ as we believe that taking an oil massage is without doubt one of the single most relaxing things that you can do for yourself. Oiled offer their own unique ‘oil shiatsu’ style massage in guest rooms or foot massages by the resort pool.

Open daily 9.30am to 4.30pm (last appointment at 3.30pm)

  • Cost: Click here to view prices
  • When: Daily
  • Where: In rooms or by the resort pool

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Glass Bottom Boat

Departing twice a day the glass bottom boat tours allow you to get up close and personal with the Great Barrier Reef.

The sheltered waters around Fitzroy Island abound with soft coral and marine life including wild sea turtles.

Night tours are available on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday evenings (subject to marine conditions) at 7:00-7:45pm.

  • Cost: $25 per Adult | $10 per Child (4-14 years) | 0-3 FREE
  • When: Daily from 10am *snorkel, dive & coral viewing tour & 3pm (1 hour coral viewing).
  • Where: Bookings are available at the Dive Store.

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Sunlover Reef Cruises

Whilst staying on Fitzroy Island enjoy a day out on the Moore Reef Pontoon with Sunlover Reef Cruises.

Enjoy 4 hours at the reef featuring an impressive array of complimentary inclusions such as snorkelling, glass bottom boat and semi-submersible coral reef viewing tours, an underwater observatory, marine life touch tank, and a sumptuous seafood buffet lunch.

  • Cost: Adult $212 | Child (4yrs – 15yrs) $106 | Family (2A + 2C) $530 (subject to change)
  • Duration: Departs Fitzroy Island daily at 10.15am and returns at 4:30pm.
  • When: Daily (weather dependant)
  • Where: Contact us to book.

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