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

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

01 Feb
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Valentines Day on Fitzroy Island 2023 ❤️

There is no better place to celebrate your love than on the stunning Fitzroy Island, just 45 minutes from Cairns. Romance is in the air and it’s the perfect opportunity to really show your loved one how much you appreciate them. Why not surprise them with a tropical getaway to the beautiful Fitzroy Island? Dine at Zephyrs Restaurant this Valentines Day and enjoy a sumptuous dinner overlooking the stunning Welcome Bay. Make the most of your stay with our Romance on the Reef package including dinner, breakfast, a bottle of sparkling and hand crafted local chocolates. Valentines Day Dinner Includes: Glass