Fitzroy Island National Park, Fitzroy Island

4.3
#26 of 255 in Nature in Queensland
Must see · National Park · Nature / Park
Take a glass-bottom boat tour of Fitzroy Island National Park to see a fringing reef well known for its huge variety of coral and fish. Much of the protected island is off-limits to visitors, but you can visit the sheltered western side, where a jetty and several snorkeling areas can be found. A walking trail on the northern end of the island can take you to its tallest peak, offering 360-degree views over the surrounding reefs and Cape Grafton. On clear sunny days, it's possible to make out the Frankland Islands to the south. Along the trail, which leads through a verdant rain forest teeming with wildlife, you can access the pristine Nudey Beach, which is no longer a nudist beach, despite its name. To find out how to plan a trip to Fitzroy Island, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • First stop for the morning was a walk to the lighthouse and then to the lookout. Once we were back down on sea level we went to the Secret Garden followed by Nudey Beach, didn't get a chance to...  more »
  • Our rating is for the gorgeous snorkelling you can do there, the turtle rehab and Foxy's bar. The rest of the island is unwelcoming to day trippers and completely unorganised. We arrived on the...  more »
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  • Wonderful place for day trip. Beautiful 45 minute ferry ride to island. Great for snorkelling if your lucky you will see sea turtles. Few good walks to do The secret garden, the Light house and Muddy beach.
  • Wonderful place for a relaxed day out.

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