13 Oct
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Discover Cairns and Tropical North Queensland’s Indigenous Culture

For many thousands of years cairns and the surrounding region has been home to not only two of the world’s most stunning natural attractions, but also the world’s oldest continuous culture, the Australian aboriginal culture. Cairns is nestled between the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea and the Wet Tropics rainforest on the land, and while these are now some of the most popular tourist destinations in Australia, they also play an important role in the Indigenous lifestyle of the region. The indigenous stories of creation, as well as the survival of the indigenous people was dependent on the

30 Sep
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We Answer Your Questions About Fitzroy Island

We know that when it comes to holiday planning, there is a lot to think about.  In fact, we’re often asked a lot of questions about holidays and trips to Fitzroy Island, so we thought that we would compile a list of the most common questions we’re asked and give you the answers all in one place.  So, if you’ve been thinking about coming to visit Fitzroy Island and you have some questions, read on to see if we have answered your question here.  Frequently Asked Questions About Fitzroy Island How long does it take to get to Fitzroy Island?

22 Sep
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Plan Your Next Girl’s Trip to Fitzroy Island

Is there anything better than a tropical island with pristine beaches, turquoise waters lining the shores and beautiful weather all year long? Maybe the fact that a place like this exists only a stone’s throw from Cairns in North Queensland, Australia. Fitzroy Island is the name of this magical paradise. When we say paradise, we definitely do not use the term loosely. Fitzroy Island is an idyllic and tranquil tropical island that makes you feel like you’ve flown halfway across the world to some exotic location, but really, it’s only 45 minutes by ferry from the Cairns Marina. Besides the

30 Aug
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Fitzroy Island: The Most Kid Friendly Holiday Destination in Australia

If you’re a parent, chances are you know the struggle of trying to find a holiday destination that everyone in the family is going to enjoy. You need that perfect mix of excitement, adventure, activities, and of course relaxation – you’ve got kids and adults to entertain! Well, Fitzroy Island might just be that perfect holiday destination. Why? Well, being a tropical island in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea, there is obviously chances for excitement, adventure, activities and relaxation. And on top of all this, it also offers some of the most spectacular natural

26 Aug
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Fitzroy Island’s Reef Restoration

A 45-minute boat ride on the Fitzroy Flyer will take you from Cairns, Queensland, to Fitzroy Island! An island where the family-run Fitzroy Island Resort is located. Fitzroy Island is surrounded by a reef system that is a part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, making it the ideal accessible base for snorkelling, scuba diving, and exploring the reef. Fitzroy Island is a 4-square kilometre continental island that is 97% National Park, covered in tropical rainforest, and open to the public via a system of well-established and distinctly defined walking trails. The island’s two main beaches, Welcome Bay and