Fitzroy Island, Great Barrier Reef
Rainforest walks and spectacular beaches.

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Fitzroy Island is one of the most unspoilt islands adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef. Fitzroy Island National Park is a mountainous rainforest oasis surrounded by fringing reef formations.

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Enjoy the resort facilities and rainforest walks to white coral beaches and spectacular lookouts. Fitzroy Island also offers a wide range of water sport activities as well as snorkelling, introductory and certifieddiving and a learn-to-dive school.

The island is 339 hectares in size, 324 of which is protected as Fitzroy Island National Park. The island is on the continental shelf and is within sight of the mainland; in fact, it’s a peak in a mountain chain which lies south of Cairns.

The reef surrounding Fitzroy Island is a “Fringing Reef”. Fitzroy Island is located on the Inner Barrier of the Central Region of the Great Barrier Reef. It is part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

Fitzroy Island Accommodation

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Fitzroy Island Resort is an accessible, affordable 4 star tropical paradise nestled between rainforest and beaches of the calm sheltered waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Fitzroy Island Resort offers a range of exquisite accommodation including Ocean Suites, Resort Studios, Beach cabins and a three Bedroom Penthouse. The resort facilities include a contemporary restaurant, large pool with a pool bar and swim up bar, games room, indoor movie theatre, resort mini supermarket and wellness area.

Fitzroy Island Resort offers guests the opportunity to intimately discover the magic of the Great Barrier Reef Australia. The turquoise ocean waters offer a tantalizing invitation to explore their mysterious depths which are alive with vibrant corals and marine life. The emeralds of the ancient tropical rainforest are remarkable, home to a prolific endemic population of forest birds, butterflies and the startling white sulphur-crested cockatoos.

Map of Fitzroy Island, Queensland


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