Activities on Fitzroy Island

There is certainly no shortage of activities available on Fitzroy Island.  Whether you would like to explore, discover, relax or indulge – we have options for everyone, including the kids!

Visit the Tour Desk in reception for what’s on this week, new options include:
Guided snorkel tour
Bush & nature walks
‘Touch & Feel’ talk on Marine Life

Kids Activities 

Fitzroy Island is offering fun and interactive child-friendly activities. Various kids craft and fitness activities are designed by our Tours & Activities Coordinator to give your kids a fun environment to burn off their energy and make new friends on the island.  All kids activities are complimentary to resort guests!

Activities include: 

  • Fish Feeding
  • Educational ‘Touch & Feel’ talk on Marine Life
  • Movie screenings
  • School Holidays the resort offers a range of daily activities for children

Activities are subject to seasonal change, please check with reception tour desk for the current timetable.

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Turtle Tours – Daily

Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre on Fitzroy Island (CTRC) is a volunteer operated, non-profit organisation dedicated to the rehabilitation of sick and injured turtles.

Take a tour of the centre and learn more about these beautiful creatures and what we do to help them recover. As a thank you your donation, you can opt to receive a Turtle Tour Certificate – great for both kids and adults!

Tours run Daily from 1.00pm, tours are 45 minutes in duration, with a maximum of 15 guests and are accompanied by a tour guide.

  • Cost: $12 per Adult | $7 per Child
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • When: Daily
  • Where: Tours can be booked via the General Store (day visitors) or hotel reception (resort guests).

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Summit & Lighthouse Historical Hike

Discover the rich history of Fitzroy Island with a self-guided hike to the Summit & Lighthouse.

In addition to enjoying the changes in the scenery (from the lush rainforest to open woodlands) and the stunning views overlooking Welcome Bay, hikers are able to use the self-guided booklet to enhance their awareness of their surroundings.

The booklet allows people to identify tell-tale signs of the World War II military occupation as well as locate various objects left behind by the Lightkeepers and their families.