28 Mar
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The Ultimate Guide to Fitzroy Island: Everything You Need to Know Before You Go

Fitzroy Island is a tropical paradise located just off the coast of Queensland, Australia. With its stunning beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush rainforest, it’s no wonder why so many visitors flock to this island each year. But with so much to see and do, it can be overwhelming to plan a trip. That’s why we’ve put together this ultimate guide to Fitzroy Island, covering everything from transportation and accommodations to activities and conservation efforts. Getting to Fitzroy Island There are several options for getting to Fitzroy Island, depending on your preferences and budget. The most common way is by ferry,

27 Mar
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Cairns Post – Turtle rehab experience for resort guests

By Marus Wilson | Cairns Post Turtle physiotherapy and a reef pest removal program are part of a new citizen scientist program operating through the Fitzroy Island Resort. Guests are being encouraged to leave the pool deck, roll up their sleeves and give up some of their holiday to help Turtle Rehabilitation Centre staff with some of their daily duties. The chores include cutting up squid and other seafood, cleaning tank filters and helping loosen up the stiff flippers of injured turtles. It’s a paid experience ($199) but the cost hasn’t deterred resort guests from lending a hand. Zoologist and

01 Mar
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Media Release – Fitzroy Island Resort launches citizen science tours

Fitzroy Island Resort is offering guests the unique experience of helping to care for injured turtles and assisting with monitoring the Great Barrier Reef as part of a new citizen science program. Chief Executive Officer Glen Macdonald said the launch of the Fitzroy Island Resort Marine Conservation Program coincided with the property’s recent Eco Certification with Ecotourism Australia. “Fitzroy Island Resort Master Reef Guide and marine biologist Azri Saparwan has created the program as part of the Resort’s ongoing support for the two not-for-profit organisations that undertake conservation activities on Fitzroy Island,” he said. “This full-day tour is the first

24 Feb
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Off-the-Beaten-Path Adventures You Can Have on Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island is a tropical paradise located in the heart of the Coral Sea – the waters of the Great Barrier Reef. With its pristine beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush rainforest, the island is a popular destination for tourists seeking a relaxing and picturesque vacation. But beyond the island’s more popular attractions, there are plenty of unique and unconventional ways to explore Fitzroy Island. In this article, we’ll share some of our favourite off-the-beaten-path adventures for visitors looking to experience the island in a new and exciting way. Adventure Awaits in Tropical North Queensland Here are some of the incredible

23 Feb
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Fitzroy Island for eco-tourism: A guide to the island’s conservation efforts and opportunities to learn about local wildlife

Fitzroy Island is no stranger to eco-tourism. Its continuous efforts to help protect and save Australia’s wildlife have been a significant attraction for tourists – after all, wouldn’t you want to spend your vacation on an island that maintains its natural beauty? Let’s learn more about how Fitzroy Island makes full use of its natural resources to be able to promote eco-tourism. What is eco-tourism? Eco-tourism is a type of sustainable tourism that focuses on visiting natural areas while minimising environmental impact and supporting conservation efforts. It aims to provide educational and immersive experiences for travellers, while also promoting the