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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.

How to get to Fitzroy Island from Cairns One of six daily ferries to Fitzroy island from Cairns Marlin Marina

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.

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The Resort

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.

Swimming pool at the Fitzroy Island resort Restaurant and conference rooms at the Fitzroy Island resort One of the many island walking trails The resort's pool at night Activities

Camping, walking, swimming, snorkelling, diving, glass bottomed boat, trampoline, water sports, submarine dives.

Camping site on Fitzroy Island Walking one of the trails Relax with a friend on the coral beaches of Fitzroy Island Secluded coral beach on Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island has quite a history.  

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