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Fitzroy Island National Park

Fitzroy Island, Queensland 4871, Australia
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Fitzroy Island, Queensland 4871, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Fitzroy Island National Park has 2 medium walks - the lighthouse and summit tracks which can be combined into a roughly 5 km circuit. There are also 2 smaller 45 min return walks. Walking to the summit offers spectacular views of Welcome Bay, the...More

Thank Jake D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is beautiful island accessibly by boat 45 minutes from cairns. It's great for walking, snorkeling or just taking in the views. There is a turtle sanctuary but we missed the tour time so if you want to do that make sure you check the...More

Thank Amelia H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are two excellent walks on Fitzroy Island. The walks are connected and can be used as a circuit. The first goes from the resort to the lighthouse on the eastern side of the island. It is a 4wd track around the edge of the...More

Thank rosst490
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Only had an afternoon here but wish we had longer - went snorkelling but didn't get time to go to Nudie Beach (disappointed). Looks like it would be a great place to stay a few days.

Thank dinkidi31
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Amazing beaches and walks, not much in the way of crowds. Didn't have time to do the summit walk, spent to much time snorkelling in the beautiful warm water

Thank rpsydneyaust
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The Island is 98% national park with some strenuous but rewarding walks. I'm not fit but could still do the lighthouse and summit walk. For those with small children just do the Nudey Beach (not a nudist beach) walk. The island is close to the...More

Thank Dan_H413
Reviewed 26 April 2017

A short 45 minute boat ride from Cairns gets you across to Fitzroy Island and the most gorgeous blue water you have ever seen. We decided to do a walk up to the Lighthouse first and it’s amazing how the scenery changes from one side...More

Thank mooseandbok2006
Reviewed 22 April 2017

I had seen photos of this place that gave a rather poor image to me. But our trip was great, beautiful place, resort is lovely, not too intrusive upon it's surroundings. Snorkelling was gorgeous, lots of colourful fish and turtles. Staff were friendly. Will return...More

Thank cartermarion9
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Fitzroy Island is jaw droppingly beautiful - above and below the waterline. Coral and marine life on the island's fringing reef is beautiful and you can snorkel straight off the beach though care must be taken on entering/exiting to ensure you don't damage the coral....More

1  Thank Sir_Rancelot
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Visited here as part of our honeymoon on a day trip. Boat journey to and from island was good. Thereafter a mixed experience. We found the staff in general on the island and especially on the island bar and restaurant Foxys to be mediocre to...More

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Nicholas T
Hello, Best place to park in Cairns before getting the ferry over? Thanks,
2 March 2017|
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Response from OkkySam | Reviewed this property |
Hi sorry for late reply , best way to park is at the pier $6-$10 a day ..
Is it still possible to camp on Fitzroy island Can we hire our gear for a few days? Probably 4-5 people including 2 children Cost? Booking process and whether there is a waiting list
9 September 2016|
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Response from Unrealmccoy | Reviewed this property |
You can camp, not sure who you contact. Probably Queensland Parks. When we were there in July the camping ground wasn't to busy. It's small but they are building cabins. Facilities looked clean and it's just next to the... More