Fitzroy Island National Park, Cairns

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Fitzroy Island National Park - A Quick Overview


Address: Fitzroy Island, Queensland 4871, Australia, Cairns

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Time Required: 04:00 Hrs

Timings: 24-hrs Details

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National Park, Water Body, Wildlife Park, Walking Area, Family And Kids, Water Sport, Snorkeling

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About Fitzroy Island National Park, Cairns

A large island with bumpy terrain and dense vegetation describes Fitzroy Island National Park. The island is still considered as a virgin island as many of its corners are still unexplored. The island is covered with mangroves, tropical rainforest and coral beaches where you can walk around, coral reef and wonderful marine life. Ideal for a day trip from Cairns city center!

Activities to do:

  • Walking and hiking trails
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Ocean trampoline
  • Sea kayaking
  • Viewing reef by glass bottom boat
  • Exploring the wildlife

Fitzroy Island National Park Information

  • Camping grounds for night stay are available.
  • Camping grounds has showers, toilets, BBQ facilities and picnic tables.
  • Resorts are available.
  • The rooms of the resorts have features like, king/queen size bed, cots, television, bar fridge, Alarm clock, daily room service, air conditioned, hairdryer, tea/ coffee making machine and elevator. 

Fitzroy Island National Park Ticket Prices

  • Camping ground : $29/ night

How To reach Fitzroy Island National Park by Public Transport

  • By boat

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Fitzroy Island National Park, Cairns Reviews

  • Island is still beautiful with wall trails and pristine beaches, Shame its not as I remembered, now the resort is there,it is very pricey and only limited time frames that the kitchen is open for food or u can get a dry sandwich or rock hard sausage roll from the shop/deli. Recommend taking own picnic bbq and LOTS of drinking water.

  • Excellent location brilliantly clear water great for snorkelling / diving or swimming. Fitzroy Island also has an exclusive guest resort for overnight visitor's and separate bar and restaurant for day trippers. Fabulous food and refreshments at great prices. Beach hire equipment is also available at this remarkable location. Family friendly all round with very hospitable and friendly staff. Highly recommended

  • Camped there for 4 nights. Shared with the campground with a max of 2 other tents per night. Spacious campground. Showers, toilets and bbq shared with day trippers. Crystal clear, calm sea just 100m from campground. You can fall asleep to the sounds of the waves, plus some rather loud insects. The Summit track starts right at the corner of the camping ground. An hour climb to the top... an unforgiving amount of steps! But amazing views of the other side of the island. You can turn it into a loop by continuing roundand returning via the Lighthouse track which will be steep downhill.

  • I don’t want to say much about this place as it is one of my most favourite places to go and I don’t want it spoilt with loads more people coming but I understand tourism is what keeps it strong. Hiking to the lighthouse, snorkeling diving standup paddleboard, drinking at Foxys bar or just lazing on the coral beach 🏖 sounds tough right!

  • Just fantastic. Quiet, and relatively unspoilt. Superb resort.

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