28 Dec
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Blogger Review of Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island is a strong contender for being one of Australia’s very best island destinations. Located under an hour’s ferry ride from Cairns, this pristine Great Barrier Reef inner island is an adventurer’s dream, offering everything from pristine, white-sand beaches, epic snorkelling and great bushwalking! So, what’s it actually like to stay on Fitzroy Island? I had the same question and after spending a couple of nights in the Fitzroy Island Resort’s Island Suite, I want to share with you my opinion to help you make your mind up about booking.  My name is Olly, an adventure traveller and professional

14 Dec
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What You Need to Know About Scuba Diving at Fitzroy Island

There are many different ways to explore the wonder of the Great Barrier Reef. Boat rides, scenic flights, snorkelling and so on – the list is almost endless. For people who really want to get up close to the Reef and truly immerse themselves in this marine world (and we mean that quite literally), a great option to discover the Reef is scuba diving. Scuba diving allows you to spend long periods underwater, where you will be able to observe the incredibly diverse and majestic Reef. There is no other way to get quite as close to the marine wildlife,

25 Nov
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Why You Should Visit Fitzroy Island in Summer

Summer in the tropics is notorious. This notoriety is largely centred on just how wet it can get – that’s of course how it got its nickname “the Wet Season”. If you’ve heard of the Wet Season, you’ve also probably heard that it is hot and humid, and just so wet. However, we think this time of year cops flack unfairly. Summer in Queensland is still a great time to visit, especially when you’re visiting a tropical island like Fitzroy Island. Before we tell you about the amazing experiences you can have during the summer season on Fitzroy Island, let

15 Nov
Amazing Island Snorkelling Locations on the Great Barrier Reef
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Snorkelling at Fitzroy Island is a Must! Here’s Why

A trip to Fitzroy Island just simply wouldn’t be complete without snorkelling! It’s an amazing one-of-a-kind opportunity to get up close to some of the most colourful creatures amongst the coral reef gardens of the world’s largest reef system. As a matter of fact, not only is the Great Barrier Reef the largest of all the coral reefs is considered one of the best dive destinations in the world – and when you’re at Fitzroy Island, you’ve got a chance to discover why. Why Go Snorkelling? First, let’s talk about snorkelling as an activity on its own. It’s a unique,

21 Oct
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Media Release – Diving Returns to Fitzroy Island

Island diving has returned to Fitzroy Island Resort on the Great Barrier Reef in Tropical North Queensland with the opening of the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub (FISH) and its dedicated dive pool. Fitzroy Island Resort General Manager Sheena Matthews said introductory and refresher diving with easy access from the island into the water were just some of the many activities on offer to guests as part of the Resort’s expanded tour and activity timetable. “Discover Scuba Diving and a Refresher Dive update can be undertaken with Dive Instructor Jeff Jones or one of our experienced team, and divers can hire