Fitzroy Island Resort – Paradise on the Great Barrier Reef

Fitzroy Island Resort is just 45 minutes off the coast of Cairns Australia you will find a beautiful tropical paradise. Discover the best options Fitzroy Island accommodation for your stay.

Fitzroy Island is one of the few islands on the Great Barrier Reef on where you are able to stay the night by either the 5-star Island Resort or enjoy the outdoors like the locals and enjoy the island’s camping site.

The recently renovated Fitzroy Island Resort is the hub of the island. Day visitors can access sections open to the general public for refreshments. Water Sports equipment and beach equipment hire are available for Day passengers.


There are several room styles and guest packages available on Fitzroy Island such as spacious Island Suites (King or Twin bed configurations), beach-side cabins, studio rooms, butterfly bungalows,  or the best accommodation on the Island, the Penthouse Suite.  Family and group rooms are also available.


Hotel life not for you? Then let the Fitzroy Island resort team take you for a good old camp under the Australian starry sky.

Camp Sites

Camping is permitted on the Island and bookings are essential.

The council-owned Campground is managed by the Fitzroy Island Resort is a short 5 minute walk away from the beach and the resort. With room for up to 20 tents in the camping area, the camping site is an ideal place to escape the city life and indulge in natural wonders of the island.

Available to all campers are the recently refurbished BBQ areas, modern and stylish shower and toilet blocks and 2 huge undercover seating areas perfect for the family BBQ.

You must bring your own camping gear along and tents must not exceed the legal limit of 3 meters x 3 meters.

Fitzroy Island Accommodation
Tent size must not exceed 3m x 3m

For $37 per night for 4 guests, the island will secure a safe location at the campsite for you. All you need to bring is yourself, a bag of personals, your own food (optional) and extra cash and credit card to book or hire out beach equipment or just to buy extra snacks.

All noises are to cease at 10 pm daily.

Dining out on Fitzroy Island 

Fitzroy Island Resort has several excellent dining options, showcasing delicious local produce.  Take your pick between a romantic private seafood dinner on the beach as the sunset (dependant on weather and availability) or dine in the Award-winning Zephyr’s’s Restaurant and Bar, open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

  • Breakfast
    – Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 11:30 am
    – Saturday & Sunday from 7:00 am to 11:30 am
  • Dinner
    – Daily from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm (last booking at 8 pm)*
  • Pool Bar
    – Beverage: Daily from 10:00 am to 8:30 pm
    – Food: Sunday to Thursday from 3 pm to 8 pm. Friday & Saturday food service is out of Foxy’s.

Reservations are recommended for both breakfast and dinner.

For a more casual and informal hangout spot it definitely worth picking yourself up something nice to eat and drink at Foxy’s Cafe & Bar! Check out the delicious Food, Cocktail & Mocktail Menus.

Fitzroy Island Accommodation
Foxy’s Bar & Cafe’