EXPLORE THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

The one stop sports and activity hire centre on Fitzroy Island.

Explore the magic and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef. Fitzroy Island boasts its own fringing reef, abundant sea life and sea turtles.

Fitzroy Island Sports Hub is located in the Resort, close to the reception. Hire services can be booked on arrival.

Open daily 9:00am to 4.00pm.

For enquiries and bookings, please contact the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub.

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Tour & Activity Timetable at FISH

ACTIVITY DURATION WHEN BOOKINGS
Activity Hire – Snorkel gear, kayaks, SUP etc Daily / 8:30am-4pm Hire @ FISH
SUP Guided Tour 1 hr Daily / 9:30am Book online
Kayak Guided Tour 1.5 hrs Daily / 11am Book online
Snorkel Guided Tour 1 hr Daily / 10:30am or 1:00pm (or by request @ FISH) Book @ FISH
Glass Bottom Boat (Dry) 45 mins Daily / 10am, 11:30am, 1:30pm Book @ FISH
Turtle Rehabilitation Centre Tour 45 mins Daily / 1pm, 1:45 & 2:30pm Book online
Junior Marine Biologist Program (Dry) 5+ years 3 hrs Every Sunday / 9am Book online
Discover Scuba Course 1.5 hrs Daily / 10am (or by request @ FISH) Book online
Dive Refresher Course 1.25 hrs Every 2nd Friday / 12:15pm (afternoon by request) Book online

*Times may be subject to change. Some tours are available on request, please see our Team @ FISH.

Scuba Diving – PADI Accredited

Let’s go diving! Fitzroy Island Resort is a PADI accredited dive Resort offering introductory and certified Scuba Diving in the training pool and from a safe beach access (Glass Bottom Boat dives coming soon!).

  • Discover Scuba Introduction Dives
  • Dive equipment hire; computer, mask, fins, snorkel and tank fill
  • Refresher Dive Skills
  • Bubblemaker program for Kids – coming soon.
  • Certified Diving with Instructor – coming soon.
  • Certified Scuba Diving courses – coming soon.

*Medical questionnaire or a medical certificate is required for non-certified divers.

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HIRE SERVICES

Enjoy the abundance of water activities available on the Island.

Fitzroy Island Sports Hub services include:

  • Single & double kayaks
  • Snorkel & fin hire
  • Stinger suit hire (stinger season is November to late May)
  • Stand up Paddle Boards

Credit card imprint refundable deposit or other form of security deposit is required for all rentals.

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Snorkelling Equipment

Fish and coral can be found everywhere along the beach!

Equipment Cost Duration
Mask & Snorkel $10.00 per day
Fins $10.00 per day
Flotation Vests $10.00 per day
Lycra & Wetsuit Hire (stinger suits) $10.00 per day

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Sea Kayaks

Explore the beauty Welcome Bay at your own pace on a sea kayak. Keep an eye out for sea turtles!

Equipment Price Time
Single & Double Sea Kayaks $20.00 30 mins

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Stand Up Paddle Boards

Cruise the idyllic island waters of Welcome Bay by stand up paddle board (SUP) and see the true beauty of Fitzroy Island!

Equipment Price Time
6 ft Paddle Board $20.00 30 mins

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Guided SUP Tour with What’SUP Cairns

Cruise the idyllic island waters of Welcome Bay by stand up paddle board (SUP) and see the true beauty of Fitzroy Island! Your experienced instructor Allie provides a 20 minute lesson in the shallow waters, before paddling out to see coral, marine life and a stunning view of the island.

Tours are intimate with just 4 people, or up to 9 people when pre-booking.

The Details:

  • When: Daily
  • Costs: $79 Adult | $59 Children 10+ | Children under 10 yrs are free and ride parents board)
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Includes: All equipment, lesson on paddling, rescues and a full guide looking for turtles.
  • Group Numbers: Max 4 in a group for private tours. Groups of 9 possible if pre requested.
  • Bookings: Bookings are essential – click here.

Guided Snorkel Tour for Beginners

Discover the magic of the underwater world with our beginner’s guided snorkel tour in the calm sheltered waters of Welcome Bay on Fitzroy Island. Your knowledgable tour guide will show you a variety of different marine life and corals, you may even encounter a friendly Green Sea Turtle that frequent the waters around the island!

The Details:

  • When: Daily at 10:30am or 1:00pm – times may vary and are subject to change.
  • Duration: 1 hour (please arrive 10 minutes early)
    • 10:20-10:30am: Sign in and get your snorkelling gear fitted
    • 10:30-10:45am: Safety briefing and introduction
    • 10:45-11:30am: Guided snorkel in Welcome Bay
  • Cost: $35 per person (14+ years old)
  • Includes: Mask, snorkel, fins and guided tour. Stinger suits are not included but will be required during stinger season at an additional cost.
  • Max capacity: 7 people

*Schedule is subject to change.

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Guided Kayak Tours

Cruise the idyllic island waters by kayak, uncovering gorgeous views of this magical destination.

This 1.5 hours tour includes a full lesson: learn how to kayak safely and correctly, learn some really cool tricks and most importantly rescues. This will be followed by a guided kayak tour looking for turtles and viewing the reef from above. Perfect for all ages.

The Details:

  • When: Daily
  • Duration: 1.5 hours (please arrive 10 minutes early)
  • Cost: $60 per person
  • Includes: Kayak, life jacket and guided tour. Stinger suits are not included but will be required during stinger season at an additional cost.

Please book Kayak tour at FISH or book online.
*Schedule is subject to change.

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Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Suitable for all ages, this 1 hour guided tour will showcase the coral reefs and marine wildlife surrounding Fitzroy Island, all from the comfort of a glass bottom boat. Make sure to keep an eye out for the local sea turtles that inhabit Welcome Bay!

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • When: Daily
  • Cost: $20 per Adult | $10 per Child | $50 per Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)

*Schedule is subject to change.

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