Become a Junior Marine Biologist for the day

Live a day in the life of a Marine Biologist and become passionate about our oceans!

Spend the morning with our resident Marine Biologist and learn about our beautiful oceans and marine life through a series of fun ‘hands on’ activities.

This unique program is designed to engage and educate children on the importance of protecting our oceans, the threats of climate change and what we can be doing to help. Learn how Fitzroy Island is committed to sustainability and conservation through our various programs and brainstorm what we can be doing in our everyday lives.

Kids will participate in a variety of activities including fish feeding, water quality testing, experiments and beach-combing. This program includes refreshments and your very own certificate to take home!

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Dry Session – Ages 5-10

  • When: Held Every Saturday
  • Duration: 9.30am to 12.30pm – 3 hours
  • Ages:  5-10 years
  • Includes: Activities include beach-combing, fish feeding, water quality testing and marine themed crafts. Includes snacks (fruit), take home crafts and a certificate. 
  • Cost: $45.00 per child

What to bring:

  • Sun protection – hat, sunglasses & sunscreen.
  • Water bottle

*Maximum capacity of 8 people per program. Bookings are essential, click here. Both Resort guests and Day Tour guests welcome. Subject to change due to weather conditions & availability.

Wet Session – Ages 10+

Must be a confident swimmer.

  • When: Held Every Sunday 
  • Duration: 9.30am to 12.30pm – 3 hours
  • Ages:  10+ years *must be a confident swimmer
  • Includes: Activities include snorkelling, Eye on the Reef survey, fish feeding and water quality testing. Includes snacks (fruit), snorkelling equipment and certificate.
  • Cost: $45.00 per child

What to bring:

  • Swimmers, snorkel gear is included
  • Sun protection – hat, sunglasses & sunscreen.
  • Water bottle

*Maximum capacity of 8 people per program. Bookings are essential, click here. Both Resort guests and Day Tour guests welcome. Subject to change due to weather conditions & availability.

Getting to Fitzroy Island

Why not bring the whole family and make a day out of it? This program is available for both Day Tour and Resort Guests.

  • Daily Fitzroy Flyer departure times from Cairns are: 8:00am, 11:00am and 1:30pm
  • Daily Fitzroy Flyer departure times from Fitzroy Island are: 9:30am, 12:15pm* and 5:00pm

Bookings

Bookings are available online or via the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub.

Group bookings please contact the resort via our contact form or call us.

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