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Reviewed 30 July 2021 via mobile

Every business on this island you have to QR- code COVID checking, which is required. But there is little phone reception and you don’t get access to the wifi unless you are staying at the resort! Just dumb from a health perspective.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 23 June 2021 via mobile

We stayed 5 nights in this resort and it was very pleasant holidays. The resort is surrounded by the sea and the tropical forest and the view is just gorgeous. Plus, you can see lot of fishes and turtels just a few meters away. It...was very pleasant in the morning and evening when all the tourist boats left and the island was (almost) just for ourselves! Our studio was pretty small and with no view but very calm (and dark), so perfect to sleep. There were sometimes some strange odour coming from the bathroom, but it seems the room service sprayed everyday some Febreze to reduce it. It was not too incomodating. The resort would still need some refreshing/renovation. The staff was very nice and friendly. We even got 2 free drinks at the arrival because our room was not yet ready. Overall, we were very happy with our stay there and would recommend it for sure! The nice weather has for sure helped a lot. As an advice, I would bring some snacks, drinks,.. to avoid the overpriced and very small shop and to not have to go for every meals to the restaurant/bar.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 16 June 2021

Find another boat. Poorly organised. No tickets, no receipt, no reference number. They put us down under a completely different surname. When we hop on they gave us special red wristbands, singling us out and ensuring that we can’t get back unless we get the...error sorted or pay for new tickets. When we went to reception on arrival, the staff were apathetic. They didn’t care, suggesting we booked another company. One of the staff, after rolling his eyes at as the n’teenth time said, “oh so you have a brochure, then it can’t be us as our company doesn’t have a brochure”. My wife pulls out the brochure.. and low and behold it was their brochure. We eventually get it sorted. We were calm, we were polite. No apology. We are somehow still made to feel like we are in the wrong. Then there’s the boarding process. Instead of tickets they form a long queue, with a slow iPad to check the manifest while you wait in the heat. Seating configuration is horrible and the staff should be seating people. They are mostly 6 seater booths, taken up by 1 or 2 passengers that want to sit next to the window. It’s an irritating experience for a large group. Staff joked about throwing my daughter In the ocean when I took her outside for some air. Just find another way to the island if you can.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 31 May 2021

Paid for the cheapest room and got what we paid for. Enjoyed our time on the island but room definitely needs some improvement. No ventilation in the bathroom which was evident by the mould stains on the roof. The ceiling fan was dangerous if not...put in low as was swinging. Bed was very comfortable and the aircon was a life saver. Would stay again but hope for a better room.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 13 May 2021 via mobile

My wife & I stayed in a beach cabin for 4 nights. The room is in dire need of an update. The wall with the air-conditioning unit has a hole with paint missing. The shower leaks all over the bathroom floor. Half of the light...switches don't work. The fan won't turn off and the worst of all the bed was rock hard and the springs groan every time you moved. The tiked floor would have been softer. I think the while resort just needs an update. The rooms aren't serviced unless you request. However the rest of the island is amazing. The summit / lighthouse walk, the Turtle rehabilitation centre, Foxy's Bar was the favourite to eat at. The water is crystal clear and quite cool as was Nudey Beach.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 24 April 2021 via mobile

Weather was overcast, windy and showers at times and pre-planned activities were cancelled. Had to stay on the island until 5.00pm as there was no option to come back on an earlier ferry. Due to the weather conditions, Fitzroy Flyer could have been a bit...more understanding and flexible.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 11 April 2021 via mobile

Kind of average for a “resort”. The ferry over was fantastic, staff were really lovely and animated. There’s only the expensive restaurant - Zephyr’s and the pub for food on the island. We went to Zephyrs for dinner because we thought the food would be...better than just fried food. The food was not bad but incredibly overpriced for the serving sizes. I guess it was meant to be “fancy” but the service was pretty average and the overall experience was pretty meh. There’s a couple of small hikes around the island but it was stinger season so we didn’t swim for long at the beaches as we didn’t have stinger suits. But the beaches all have dead coral/rubble from the bleached reefs so it’s also not that pleasant to just hang out on the beach. We bought some beers and three packs of snacks from the general store, and came to $100. The pool was pretty dirty and the beachfront cabin we stayed in for a night was also kind of average. Poorly designed bathroom and pretty uncomfortable beds.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 16 February 2021 via mobile

Fitzroy Island Resort Zephyr Restaurant Great Restuarant!! We were spoilt with extraordinary service by THE BEST waiter we’ve ever met.💚 LACHIE, 🙏 thank you. He was friendly, attentive, knowledgeable and made us feel like the part of the island family. He is a hard worker...and great asset to the island. The management team are obviously great at finding the right people for their restaurant. The last night we were served with attentive and friendly service from their newest recruit Lewis ( Louis) . This is not a 5 ⭐️resort 🌴, it is an Easy Going Aussie Island that is unspoilt and simple. WiFi is not great, but on an island, this is not a priority for me. We stayed 4 nights in a beach cabin. Clean comfortable and great Aircon. We did 3 mins walks 1. Light house ( difficult) 2. Nudey Beach ( medium) 3. Secret Garden (easy) Cocktails are delightful 🍹🍸 Getting our snorkeling gear and stinger protection suit was easy. $20 pp $15 for the extra day. We swam with a beautiful 🐢 sea turtle, and saw parrot 🐠 fish and many other beauties. Tips to help your stay: •Take your own fruit, snacks (& food if in a cabin with a Webber bbq). •Take mosquito repellent •Take good walking shoes I wasn’t a fan on some food at Roxy’s, however all the burgers were delicious and the setting over the water is exquisite. 🏝More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 26 January 2021 via mobile

This is the main venue to get food and drinks on Fitzroy island. Small snacks such as hot chips are offered as well as larger meals such as burgers. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks are offered. This restaurant unfortunately misses out on a 5-star rating...simply due to the pricing...it’s quite up there. All things considered though, I’d recommend this restaurant for a feed or drink.More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 29 December 2020 via mobile

We had an appalling experience boarding 11am Fitzroy flyer 29 Dec 20! Staff left us standing in the burning sun for over half an hour. When I told them that we were about to have a heat stroke and to please speed up the boarding,...they became rude saying ‘you will just have to wait’ . Poor customer service, disorganised, inconsiderate and ill mannered staff! They don’t deserve to have a job!More

Date of visit: December 2020
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