13 Feb
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A Current Affair: How science is helping the Great Barrier Reef recover despite calls to list it as ‘in danger’

Ben Stivala | See article Queensland’s Great Barrier Reef is a living wonder of the world and a tourism powerhouse for Australia. It is worth billions of dollars and supports tens-of-thousands of jobs, but UNESCO wants to see the famous reef listed as “in danger”. An expert UNESCO research expedition to the reef in 2022, found the reef faced serious challenges from climate change. But in Queensland’s far north, the very people who survive off reef tourism say some parts are looking better than ever. Glen Macdonald is the CEO of Fitzroy Island Resort, which is about 45 minutes from

30 Jan
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A Guide to Fitzroy Island’s Marine Life and Snorkelling Spots

Fitzroy Island, located just off the coast of Cairns in North Queensland, Australia, is a tropical paradise that offers visitors a unique chance to explore a diverse range of marine life in its crystal-clear waters. With a location that is surrounded by the coral reefs of the Great Barrier Reef, Fitzroy Island is home to a wealth of marine life that is waiting to be discovered by snorkellers. But if you want to know what you’re in for when you snorkel at the Fitzroy Island, keep reading our quick guide to Fitzroy Island’s marine life and the best snorkelling spots

24 Jan
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What to Do While at Fitzroy Island Resort

Fitzroy Island Resort is the perfect destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and reconnect with nature. With its crystal-clear waters, white sandy beaches, and lush rainforest, Fitzroy Island is the perfect destination for those looking for adventure, relaxation, or a combination of both. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or a returning guest, there is always something new and exciting to discover on the island. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the top things to do while at Fitzroy Island Resort, including snorkelling, hiking, and more. So, pack your bags

29 Dec
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Here’s What You Could Do on a Day Trip to Fitzroy Island

Whether you’re a local to the Cairns region in Tropical North Queensland or you’re just visiting, if you’re looking for a great way to spend the day, might we suggest a day trip to Fitzroy Island? Fitzroy Island is a tropical island in the Coral Sea that takes less than an hour to get to and is full of amazing activities and experiences that you won’t find anywhere else. So, if you’re looking for something a little different to do, then keep reading to find out what you could do on a day trip to Fitzroy Island. Where is Fitzroy

29 Dec
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Strengthen Your Bond with a Couple’s Vacation at Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island is a popular destination for visitors to northeastern Australia because of its stunning natural beauty, amazing activities and experiences on off and its incredible location. Surrounded by crystal-clear waters and beautiful beaches, Fitzroy Island is a great place for swimming, snorkelling, and so much more. The island is also home to a range of activities and facilities, including hiking trails, a resort, and a marine national park visitor center. Additionally, it is located within easy reach of Cairns, making it a convenient day trip or overnight destination for you and your loved one. Why Fitzroy Island is the