30 Nov
Five Reasons Why You Should Honeymoon on Fitzroy Island
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Fitzroy Island – One of The Most Romantic Holiday Destination in Australia

What could be more romantic than a secluded tropical island that you can melt into total relaxation and bliss? Well, if you’re in the midst of planning a romantic holiday for you and your partner, but you can’t find the right destination, then look no further than Fitzroy Island in Tropical North Queensland. Fitzroy Island feels like a secluded tropical island, and while it has the tropical island part down, it is actually only around 45 minutes by ferry from Cairns in Queensland – you’ll feel a million miles away from the real world, but you won’t have to travel

29 Nov
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Do’s and Don’ts for your trip to Fitzroy Island

One of North Queensland’s best holiday destinations would have to be none other than the tropical island of Fitzroy Island. Anyone visiting Cairns and the Tropical North seems to have no excuse for missing this tropical paradise, which is by the way only a short ferry trip away. You won’t be let down whether you’re looking for an exciting day trip from Cairns or if you want to spend several days exploring and relaxing on Fitzroy Island. Fitzroy Island offers a wide variety of sights, activities, and things to do, such as hiking, snorkelling among the spectacular coral reef, and

14 Nov
coral spawning at the great barrier reef.
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Media Release – Australia’s first offshore nursery gives birth

Corals grown in Australia’s first offshore coral nursery at Fitzroy Island off Cairns have spawned for the first time after being planted on the Great Barrier Reef four years ago. Thousands of tiny pink bundles of eggs and sperm have erupted from branching acropora corals planted in Welcome Bay to the delight of the team at the not-for-profit Reef Restoration Foundation. Reef Restoration Foundation Chief Executive Officer Ryan Donnelly said a coral farming expert and three marine biologists recorded the event at the inshore reef which signalled the start of coral spawning on the Great Barrier Reef with the outer

15 Oct
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Coral Spawning: A Guide to the Great Barrier Reef’s Biggest Event

While the Great Barrier Reef puts on a marvellous display all day, every day, there is a particularly special event that occurs in the last few months of the year. Sometime between October and December each year, coral spawning occurs. This is arguably the Reef’s most important event, but it’s also a natural and highly mysterious event. Much of the news we hear about the Reef is that it is endangered, largely due to human actions. These actions are both direct and indirect, some of these actions which can cause the demise of coral reefs include unethical fishing practices and

13 Oct
indigenous culture tour.
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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