Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island Resort

Fitzroy Island Resort is located in Tropical North Queensland and is only a 30km (60 min) ferry trip from Cairns. The island is surrounded by reef and is therefore a fantastic location to snorkel and dive plus many other water activities like sailing, kayaking and swimming.

Fitzroy Island is for the majority a National Park with tropical rainforest, walking tracks, two main beaches plus a lighthouse on the eastern end of the island offering amazing views. The resort offers facilities for day visitors, diving enthusiasts and staying guests, offering 4 star accommodation. This island is ideal for singles, couples and families, but also for groups as they offer conference and function facilities.


  • Restaurant (open for breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Resort mini supermarket
  • Reef trip bookings
  • Foxy’s Bar – beachside beer garden
  • Poolside bar and café
  • Large outdoor pool with swim up bar
  • In-house Cinema
  • Function and meeting rooms with ocean views
  • Snorkel equipment hire
  • Dive and adventure centre
  • Catamaran Sailing cruises
Accommodation Information

Fitzroy Island Resort offers different styles of accommodation. There are 99 rooms, and range between Ocean Suites, self contained apartments, Resort Studio and Beach Cabins.

Fitzroy Island resort studio
Fitzroy Island ocean suite
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Fridge
  • Telephone (currently no internet reception)
  • Plasma TV
  • Desk
  • Air-conditioned
  • Kitchenette – microwave, full fridge and toaster (Ocean Suites & Penthouse only)
  • Ceiling fans
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Hairdryer
Fitzroy Island resort studio flp
Fitzroy Island ocean 22 bed flp
Location Information:


Ferries from Cairns
From Cairns their are daily ferry trips to Fitzroy Island and only take 60 minutes. You can go across for a day or stay the night.

Take your own Boat
You can visit the island in your own yacht or boat, the trip from Cairns is a safe passage and you can take your time and enjoy the scenery. The mooring at Fitzroy Island is secure and in sheltered waters.

Fitzroy Island ocean 2bed flp
Fitzroy Island jetty
Fitzroy Island ferry

At Fitzroy Island, you can relax or have a little adventure or both. The island is affordable and easy accessible, with friendly staff. A great island to explore and enjoy.

  • Snorkel directly from the beach
  • Relax by the pool and swim up bar
  • Snorkel and dive gear for hire
  • Kayak tours
  • Introduction dives and courses
  • Rainforest tracks
  • Summit and Lighthouse walking trails
  • Fishing, boating, and swimming year round
Fitzroy Island diving
Fitzroy Island jet