We operate at Welcome Bay on Fitzroy Island, a 45 minute ferry ride from Cairns in Tropical North Queensland. It 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.
A 45 minute ferry ride will get you from Cairns to Fitzroy Island and back daily.
There are four operators from
Cairns Marlin Marina to Welcome Bay on Fitzroy: Reefkist, Sunlover, Raging Thunder and Fitzroy Island Resort Ferry. For details, prices and booking click here.
Or take your own Boat.
Visiting the Island in your own boat is only a 15 nautical mile trip from Cairns offering a safe passage along the scenic coastline. There are several public moorings and a secure anchorage, with good holding, at Welcome Bay - Lat 16 deg 55.5S Long 145 deg 59.3E.
Fitzroy Island Resort offers a variety of room types all including air conditioning, marble tiled bathrooms and plasma TV's. Choose from Resort Studio Rooms, Beach Cabins located on the beachfront, luxurious Ocean Suites or the spectacular four bedroom Penthouse Suite.
The resort includes a large pool with swim-up bar, modern restaurant overlooking Welcome Bay, games room, internet cafe and mini supermarket stocked with the essentials.