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

12 Aug
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Wellbeing Retreat on Fitzroy Island – 13th & 14th October 2022

Take time for wellbeing and enjoy a two-day wellbeing retreat on beautiful Fitzroy Island – just for you! Shine Strong will again be hosting a wonderful two-day women’s retreat, inviting you to rediscover yourself whilst supported by new or old friends as we emerge from the year that was, to shine strong again! You can expect calming mindfulness sessions with an inclusive lady tribe and inspiring guest speakers at the beautiful Fitzroy Island location.   Shine Strong will be incorporating the “7 Habits of Happy People” which includes interpersonal relationships, giving back, working from a place of your strengths and values,

09 Aug
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What to Pack for Your Fitzroy Island Getaway

So, you’ve planned a trip to the world-renowned Fitzroy Island Resort in Tropical North Queensland. Now comes a challenge — what to pack in your suitcase? Fitzroy Island – only 45 minutes by ferry from Cairns, is a fabulous destination for adventurers and vacation lovers alike. There is adventure and excitement at every turn, as well as plenty of opportunities for relaxation – you are on a tropical island of course. And while it’s true that pleasant weather is often on the cards, it’s a good idea to know what you’re instore for when you visit. So, if you’re coming

31 Jul
Snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef - Why You Can't Beat Fitzroy Island
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Here’s What You Need to Know About Snorkelling at Fitzroy Island

If you’ve ever dreamt of snorkelling in turquoise waters under warm sunny skies, then you’ll be pleased to know that one of the most incredible snorkelling spots is only a short distance from Cairns, in Tropical North Queensland. Fitzroy Island, located in the waters of the Coral Sea is an ideal snorkelling and holiday destination, and today, we’re going to tell you everything you need to know about snorkelling at this wonderful tropical island. Fitzroy Island: The Facts A tropical island holiday destination is sure to be near the top of your ideal vacation destinations. And that’s just what Fitzroy

29 Jun
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Animal Encounters You Can Have at Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island has long been a favourite holiday destination for both locals and tourists. That’s because this gorgeous island is a great place for people of all ages, with something to see and do for everyone. It also doesn’t hurt that it’s a tropical island that is actually super easy to get to! Fitzroy Island is located in the Coral Sea and is less than an hour from the shores of the mainland. To get here, you just need to jump aboard the Fitzroy Flyer Ferry from the Cairns Marina. The island itself is around 3.39 square kilometres and is