The one stop sports and activity hire centre on Fitzroy Island.

Explore the magic and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef. Fitzroy Island boasts its own fringing reef, abundant sea life and sea turtles.

Fitzroy Island Sports Hub is located in the Resort, close to the reception. Hire services including snorkel gear, kayaks and stand up paddle boards can be booked on arrival.

Open daily 9:00am to 4.00pm.

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Tour & Activity Timetable at FISH

Beginners Beach Snorkel Tour
45 mins Daily / 11:30am
From 1st October / 10am + 1:30pm
Snorkel Safari Tour
90 mins Daily / 1:30pm
From 1st October / 10am + 1pm
SUP Guided Tour 1 hr Daily / 9:30am 
Glass Bottom Boat 45 mins Daily / 10am and 3pm
Kayak Guided Tour 1 hr Daily / 11am
Turtle Rehabilitation Centre Tour 45 mins Saturday-Thursday / 1:45pm
Junior Marine Biologist Program (Dry) 5+ years 3 hrs Every Sunday / 9am
Discover Scuba Course 2 1/4 hrs Daily / 10am (or by request @ FISH)
From 1st October / 9:30am + 12:30pm
Certified Ocean Dives 2 hrs Daily / 10am (afternoon by request)
From 1st October / 10am + 1pm
Dive Refresher Course 2 1/4 hrs Daily / 10am (afternoon by request)
From 1st October / 9:30am + 12:30pm

*Times may be subject to change. Some tours are available on request, please see our Team @ FISH.
Guided snorkelling and diving will not be operational on Christmas Day 25th December and New Years Day 1st January.

Scuba Diving – PADI Accredited

Let’s go diving! Fitzroy Island Resort is a PADI accredited dive Resort offering introductory and certified Scuba Diving in the training pool, from a safe beach access and ocean dives from our Glass Bottom Boat.

  • Discover Scuba Introduction Dives
  • Dive equipment hire; computer, mask, fins, snorkel and tank fill
  • Refresher Dive Skills
  • Bubblemaker program for Kids
  • Certified Diving with Instructor
  • Learn to dive – open water certification course

*Medical questionnaire or a medical certificate is required for non-certified divers.

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Enjoy the abundance of water activities available on the Island. Explore the beauty Welcome Bay at your own pace snorkelling, kayaking or by stand up paddleboard. Keep an eye out for sea turtles!

Equipment Cost Duration
Mask & snorkel, fins $12.00 per item per day
Single & double sea kayaks $25.00 per kayak per 30 mins
6 ft stand up paddle board $25.00 per SUP per 30 mins
Floatation vests, lycra & wetsuit hire (stinger suits) $10.00 per item per day

Credit card imprint refundable deposit or other form of security deposit is required for all rentals.

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Snorkel Tours

Discover the magic of the underwater world with our guided and unguided snorkel tours in the calm sheltered waters around Fitzroy Island. Encounter a variety of different marine life and corals, you may even spot a friendly Green Sea Turtle that frequent the waters around the island!

Snorkel Tour Options:

  • Beach Snorkel Tour Beginner’s – A great stepping stone for those that want to learn more about snorkelling to enhance their experience on Fitzroy Island.
    $35 per Adult | $20 per Child | $99 per Family
  • Snorkel Safari Guided Tour – Take a short cruise to one of the stunning snorkel sites surrounding the island – ideal for intermediate or above level snorkelers looking for a more advanced experience.
    $50 per Adult | $35 per Child | $125 per Family

All Snorkel Tours include full day hire of snorkel, mask & fin valued at $20!

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Guided SUP Tour with What’SUP Cairns

Cruise the idyllic island waters of Welcome Bay by stand up paddle board (SUP) and see the true beauty of Fitzroy Island! Your experienced instructor Allie provides a 20 minute lesson in the shallow waters, before paddling out to see coral, marine life and a stunning view of the island.

Tours are intimate with just 4 people, or up to 9 people when pre-booking.

The Details:

  • When: Daily
  • Costs: $79 Adult | $59 Children 10+ | Children under 10 yrs are free and ride parents board)
  • Duration: 1.5 hours
  • Includes: All equipment, lesson on paddling, rescues and a full guide looking for turtles.
  • Group Numbers: Max 4 in a group for private tours. Groups of 9 possible if pre requested.
  • Bookings: Bookings are essential – click here.

Guided Kayak Tours

Cruise the idyllic island waters by kayak, uncovering gorgeous views of this magical destination.

This 1.5 hours tour includes a full lesson: learn how to kayak safely and correctly, learn some really cool tricks and most importantly rescues. This will be followed by a guided kayak tour looking for turtles and viewing the reef from above. Perfect for all ages.

The Details:

  • When: Daily
  • Duration: 1.5 hours (please arrive 10 minutes early)
  • Cost: $69 per Adult | $59 per Child
  • Includes: Kayak, life jacket and guided tour. Stinger suits are not included but will be required during stinger season at an additional cost.

Please book Kayak tour at FISH or book online.
*Schedule is subject to change.

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Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Suitable for all ages, this 1 hour guided tour will showcase the coral reefs and marine wildlife surrounding Fitzroy Island, all from the comfort of a glass bottom boat. Make sure to keep an eye out for the local sea turtles that inhabit Welcome Bay!

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • When: Daily at 10am and 3pm
  • Cost: $20 per Adult | $10 per Child | $50 per Family (2 Adults, 2 Children)

*Schedule is subject to change.

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