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Fitzroy Island Reef & Island Fun Package:  A magical tropical rainforest island experience combined with a daytrip to the Outer Barrier Reef with Sunlover Cruises.

Package includes:-

  • Stay at Fitzroy Island Resort
  • Return Sunlover ferry transfers from Cairns 
  • Sunlover Great Barrier Reef cruise
  • Semi-Submarine tour at Reef

DAY 1 - Check in to Sunlover Reef Cruises.
Check-in starts from 8.30am and closes at 9.15am for a 9.30am departure from Reef Fleet Terminal Cairns

After a short 45 minute ferry ride from Cairns the view of Fitzroy Island Resort with an impressive majestic mountainous backdrop will come into view. Here you can experience the crystal clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef with impressive fringing coral reefs off the island.

Fitzroy Island Resort is a Contemporary Resort with a Classic Island Style combining Natural Stone, Timber and Water and Light features creating a memorable Island experience.

Resort Features: 
  • Swimming Pool and spa
  • Swim up pool bar
  • Restaurant open for breakfast lunch, and dinner
  • Foxy's Bar & Cafe (live entertainment most weekends)
  • Guest laundry (coin operated)
  • BBQ area
  • Souvenir and snack shop
  • Cinema
  • Kid's games/play room
  • Conference/function rooms

Resort Studio Hotel Room:  

  • King or twin bedding
  • Air-conditioning & Ceiling fan
  • Plasma TV
  • Mini-bar and refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Marble bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Iron & ironing board
  • *These rooms do not have a balcony or view to the ocean.

Room upgrades:  

Additionally Island Suites Feature:  

  • Kitchen with stove, microwave, toaster and full size fridge
  • Lounge & dining area
  • Queen bed sleeps 2 guests
  • Double Sofa bed in lounge -sleeps up to 2 guests 
  • Spacious Balcony
  • Shower and heated towel rails
  • * Some rooms with ocean view (ground floor suites have garden view)

Additionally Top Floor One Bedroom self-contained suites (Welcome Bay Suite) feature:

  • Guaranteed Ocean View
  • Laundry with washing machine & dryer
  • Full Kitchen – microwave, oven & stove, full fridge and toaster
  • Lounge and dining area
  • Queen bed and sleeps up to 4 guests (with extra 2 persons sleeping on a sofa bed)
  • Spacious Balcony with outdoor seating

2 bedroom Island Suite
Combined Island Suite and Resort Studio room adjacent to each other connected through a common walkway at the room entry. The rooms are not interconnecting and may not be suitable for families with small children.  It is possible to add up to 2 children on one sofa bed in the lounge of the Ocean Suite

Beachfront Cabin:  Located with direct beach access these cabins are ideal for families.  They have a Queen bedroom directly off the entry balcony and a separate small bedroom with 2x single beds at the rear of the cabin.

  • On the Beach location
  • Two bedrooms
  • Generous balcony with beautiful views
  • Walk directly to beach from cabin
  • Air-conditioning & Ceiling fans
  • Queen and 2x single beds (sleeps 4 guests)
  • Television
  • Bar Fridge
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Black Marble bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Daily Service
  • Linen and towels provided

On a day to be determined (arrival or departure day or a day in-between) - Sunlover Moore Reef Cruise
Depart from Fitzroy Island at 10:15am and arrive back at Fitzroy Island at 4:30pm or Cairns at 5:30pm if this is your final day.

Jump on-board Sunlover Reef Cruises that picks you up at 10:15am from the wharf on Fitzroy Island and head out the pontoon at Moore Reef on the Outer Barrier Reef. You will have 4 hours on the pontoon to experience the reef from many aspects.


  • Chef prepared lunch box by Nu Nu
  • All snorkelling equipment including buoyancy vest, mask and snorkel.
  • Complimentary glass bottom boat and semi-submersible vessel tours
  • Marine Life touch tank introduces you to some of the unique creatures of the reef.
  • Underwater observatory with daily reef naturalist presentations and fish feeding
  • Kids swimming enclosure - Small children can also enjoy the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef in the safety of an enclosed pool area. Fish can swim inside the enclosure for a true reef experience. 

Optional Activities:  (charges apply and must be pre-booked):

  • Certified Scuba Diving
  • Introductory Diving
  • Guided Snorkel Tours
  • Scenic Helicopter Flights

These options and prices are available when booking.

At leisure to explore the island
Fitzroy Island is covered with magnificent rainforest and features many walking tracks ranging from a short stroll to Nudey Beach through to a more challenging hike to the Summit. The island is surrounded by beautiful fringing reefs which are teeming with marine life. The best snorkelling is off the rocks between Welcome Bay and Nudey Beach. Expect to see Turtles, tropical fish and many colourful corals.  It is possible to pre-book an activities package for an additional cost that includes Snorkel Hire (1 day), Glass Bottom Boat Tour (1 hour) and Kayak (1 hour).

At leisure to explore the island before Sunlover Ferry departs at 4:40 pm for your transfer back to Cairns. Arriving into Cairns at 5:30pm. (bag storage and change facilities are available for guests)

Please note:  This package includes return Ferry Transfers with Sunlover as a bonus inclusion.  Sunlover is currently only operating 3 days per week and outer reef trips will occur on a day that the trip is running.   In the event you cancel the Sunlover Outer Reef trip the ferry transfers are not included. 
**Please be mindful when booking flights as Sunlover Ferry Transfer times are fixed.
**If your flight times do not fit with the Sunlover scheduled Reef & Island Fun Ferry times it is possible to pay additionally for alternative ferry transfers.



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Guest Reviews

Fitzroy Island Resort (111)

Fantastic Fitzroy

Very good location, the sea was fantastic also for snorkelling activities, very friendly staff from all over the world. Very clean the rooms and the common areas.

Posted By Giuliano Pastorino

A brilliant two night stay.

A brilliant two night stay. The best way to see the barrier reef. Loads of turtles, fish and coral whilst snorkelling. Lovely walks and food. Even got to see some whales on our return journey. Will be back

Posted By Jo Gwillin

Had a wonderful time

Had a wonderful time and hope to come back.

Posted By Christine Wattie

Natural beauty and excellent value

The natural beauty and excellent value for money makes up for the service and facilities

We hope to go next year

Posted By Edward Manier

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Sunlover transfers

All great. The only thing that could have been improved is if the ferry staff helped offloading/onloading our bags at the Island. They did help once I asked them, though.

Posted By Chris Jameson

Excellent value package

Travstar Sunlover Fitzroy Package Reef and Transfers was excellent value for money and the service provided by all operators was fantastic. Our family of 6 (all adults) had a wonderful time. Thankyou Travstar for organizing it all!

Posted By Jenny Lamb


Terrific trip booked by Travstar Team.

Posted By Bruce -Arizona USA

Amazing Package, Amazing Service.

Travstar were great, had no thinking or stress to do with my Fitzroy package.
Everything was well sorted and any questions I had were happily answered.
Will use again

Posted By Kyeden Grafton

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