Things to Do | Tours & Activities

At Fitzroy Island, you can relax and escape, you can dive right into adventure or you can do a little of both. Accessible, affordable and friendly, the island’s safe, sheltered waters and pristine natural environment are here for all to explore and enjoy.

Anyone travelling to Fitzroy Island under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Resort Guest Activities

Day Tour Packages

  • Fitzroy Flyer Transfers – Half Day
    $70 per adult and $43 per child
  • Fitzroy Flyer Transfers – Full Day
    $86 per adult, $43 per child and $220 for a family

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Resort Transfer

A 45 minute Fitzroy Flyer ride will get you from Cairns to Fitzroy Island and back daily, perfect for day trips to visit the Great Barrier Reef.

The Fitzroy Flyer will also get you there and back again when you’re heading to the Island for a longer holiday too.

Resort Guests please book your transfers when booking your accommodation via the Book Now button.


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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Visit the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre

The Fitzroy Island location of Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre opens its doors for daily talks 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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Weekly Activity Schedule for Resort Guests

We offer a range of activities each week including guided walks, kids arts & craft, movie screenings and educational talks. Whether you would like to explore, discover, relax or indulge – we have options for everyone!

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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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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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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 very modern and stylish shower block, beachfront BBQs and pergola cover for eating areas. Campers need to supply their own equipment.

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