22 Sep
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Plan Your Next Girl’s Trip to Fitzroy Island

Is there anything better than a tropical island with pristine beaches, turquoise waters lining the shores and beautiful weather all year long? Maybe the fact that a place like this exists only a stone’s throw from Cairns in North Queensland, Australia. Fitzroy Island is the name of this magical paradise. When we say paradise, we definitely do not use the term loosely. Fitzroy Island is an idyllic and tranquil tropical island that makes you feel like you’ve flown halfway across the world to some exotic location, but really, it’s only 45 minutes by ferry from the Cairns Marina. Besides the

30 Aug
people practicing diving at fitzroy island.
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Fitzroy Island: The Most Kid Friendly Holiday Destination in Australia

If you’re a parent, chances are you know the struggle of trying to find a holiday destination that everyone in the family is going to enjoy. You need that perfect mix of excitement, adventure, activities, and of course relaxation – you’ve got kids and adults to entertain! Well, Fitzroy Island might just be that perfect holiday destination. Why? Well, being a tropical island in the waters of the Great Barrier Reef in the Coral Sea, there is obviously chances for excitement, adventure, activities and relaxation. And on top of all this, it also offers some of the most spectacular natural

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