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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This "environmentally friendly" resort helped us enjoy our time on tropical Fitzroy Island by knowing we were leaving less of an impact to this heavenly spot by no use of nasty chemicals in the hotel - so note that rooms do not look and smell as clean as a normal hotel would - but they ARE actually clean ! Just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a great week with my family, the resort was really beautiful. fantastic views and the kids had fun, too. the sea is absolutely unique. the food was good the staff friendly. would do it again and again. totally recommend this place

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose Fitroy Island because of the ability to snorkel right from the beach. If you don't arrive expecting a 5 star resort, you will have a great time. Don't get me wrong, it is comfortable and certainly beautiful, but there are very few ammenities. We booked a delux room with an ocean view and we could not have been... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

MUST TAKE SEA SICK TABLET ON WAY OVER- especially if it’s raining. Our friend who never gets sea sick got very sick but apparently on the way back to Cairns the boats is better because the waves & wind work in your favour. On the plus side it's only a 45 minutes ferry trip which isn't bad at all. Great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Can't really explain how beautiful the trip on the boat to the Island and the Island actually is! I've never seen views like it! The coral on the beach is hard to walk on but beautiful to look at. The glass bottom boat is a must if you aren't a fan of the water to look at the coral and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Even though I was prepared for a pretty basic experience I confess I was a bit disappointed. Of course weather always has a major part to play on an island holiday so the wind was a drag. But with only one proper walk up to the summit and nowhere particularly pretty to escape the conditions, we spent a good chunk... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for 4 nights in winter (August) and this was ample. Maybe if the hotel staff were more accommodating and the resort wasn't run into the ground we may have enjoyed our stay more. Ferry/Fastcat: 45min boat trip from Cairns. This ferry trip was the beginning of our troubles. Despite paying for our ferry tickets in advance the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew from Gold Coast to Cairns, taxi to wharf, holiday began on big cat trip over to Fitzroy island. Colour of the water, azure! Friendly and efficient staff, 1 bdrm apartment on top floor, (3rd)accessible by lift, well appointed, suited us as we are the self catering type. Small convenience store on site. Our View over the bay to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a beautiful 2 night stay at Fitzroy Island and am thoroughly pleased to report that i am shocked by a number of reviews on this website. Our stay was magical...living in the rainforest for 3 days in this resort was a privilege and highly recommended. The island is beautiful; calm and peaceful allowing us great quality family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upon arriving at the resort, we checked in but due to arriving at about 10am we were unable to get into our room until 2. This was probably the only negative from our stay. After 12 hours of travelling the last thing you want to do is hang around unable to relax! The resort was not full at our time... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Fitzroy Island is a tropical paradise of rainforest and coral beaches within the calm sheltered waters of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The walking tracks through the rainforest, up to the summit and to the lighthouse offer a fabulous view over the Great Barrier Reef. Located only 29 km off the coast of Cairns, the island is a listed National Park and has only one resort. Just 45 minutes by boat, Fitzroy Island Resort offers guests the opportunity to intimately discover the magic and diversity of the Great Barrier Reef from land and sea, making it the perfect accessible base for snorkeling, diving and exploring the reef and rainforest. Ferry transfers to and from Fitzroy Island depart daily and tickets can be pre-booked from Fitzroy Island Resort. The affordable 4 star Resort offers a range of contemporary accommodation including Suites, Beach Cabins and Studios. The resort facilities include a contemporary restaurant, large pool with swim up bar, dive store, indoor cinema, Foxy’s bar and a general store. Discover the vibrant corals and marine life, forest birds, butterflies and the startling white sulphur-crested cockatoos. Create memories to last a lifetime. Pure tropical island magic…. Activities include:- Dive School- Aqua Jets- Mini submarines- Glass bottom sea kayaks- Kayaking- Snorkeling. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fitzroy Island Resort

Address: The Esplanade, Fitzroy Island, Queensland 4870, Australia
Location: Australia > Queensland > Fitzroy Island
Price Range: $103 - $280 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Fitzroy Island Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 99
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