Activities & Tours

At Fitzroy Island, you can relax and escape, you can dive right into adventure or you can do a little of both! Whether you’re coming for the day or staying overnight, we’ve got a range of activities for guests of all ages.

Day Trips  Resort Accommodation

Fitzroy Island Sports Hub (FISH)

Explore the beauty of Fitzroy Island with a range of water based activities including snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, stand up paddle board, guided tours and special programs for Kids.

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Scuba Diving – PADI Accredited

Fitzroy Island Resort is a PADI accredited dive Resort offering equipment hire and introductory and certified Scuba Diving in the training pool and from a safe beach access (Glass Bottom Boat dives coming soon!).

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Kids Activities

Fitzroy Island offers a range activities to keep the little ones busy including kids club activities for resort guests, a soft play area, Bubblemaker scuba diving, a Junior Marine Biologist program and plenty of fun family-friendly activities to keep everyone happy!

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Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Departing twice times daily, glass bottom boat tours allow you to get up close and personal with the Great Barrier Reef! The sheltered waters around Fitzroy Island are abound with soft coral and marine life including wild sea turtles.

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Visit the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre

The Fitzroy Island location of Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre opens its doors for talks (Saturday-Thursday) allowing people to learn about the history of the centre and the journey to recovery which injured or sick turtles undergo whilst at this centre, prior to their release back into the ocean.

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Activity Schedule for Resort Guests

Enjoy our complimentary resort guest activity program with fish feeding from the jetty or join one of our Guides for bush walks, marine talks or daily kids’ activities. We also offer a variety of DIY workshops and ‘Sip & Craft’ activities!

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Educational & Student Tours

Fitzroy Island welcomes school and educational groups, come for the day or camp overnight.  Explore the living reef off the island, the National Park and Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.

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Sunlover Reef Cruises

Fitzroy is conveniently located between Cairns and the outer Great Barrier Reef. Whilst staying on Fitzroy Island enjoy a day on the outer Moore Reef Pontoon snorkeling or diving.

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Reef Fishing Charter

Enjoy a day out fishing on-board Cairns premier charter boats with Cairns Reef Fishing! Discover the surrounding waters of the Great Barrier Reef, for any level of angler.

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Campground

The Council Campground is located next to the beach; only 5 minutes stroll from the Jetty and is managed by the Fitzroy Island Resort. It has approximately 20 tent sites, a shower block, beachfront BBQ and pergola cover for eating areas.

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