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Explore the spectacular beauty of Fitzroy Island with five hours of frolicking in the sun, snorkelling, kayaking, bushwalking and enjoying the glass bottom boat, giant ocean trampoline or sunbathe on a secluded beach! This one-day Fitzroy Island ferry transfer is designed to set you ablaze with excitement and captivation. This tropical rainforest and beach paradise snuggled within the calm Great Barrier Reef waters near Cairns is an ideal spot for families and couples. Spend a memorable day at this island and feel like you’ve been brought back to life!

• Discover the beauty of the exotic marine life around Fitzroy Island.
• Delight in an enthralling snorkelling experience from the beach.
• Relax and unwind at the beach under a shady umbrella
• Hire a glass bottom boat to uncover the mysteries of the island’s marine life.

Leave from the Marlin Marina ‘A’ Finger in Cairns at around 9 am, after you finish checking in to the ferry at the Reef Fleet Terminal (Please check into the reef terminal by 8.45 am). The high-speed catamaran trip takes a mere 45 minutes to reach the spectacular Fitzroy Island, giving you five whole hours to discover the beauty of this tropical haven.

Fitzroy Island is part of the 600 continental islands of the Great Barrier Reef, which was attached to the mainland before it was separated by rising waters. Over time, a coral reef flanked the island and provided refuge to a variety of corals and fish. This high-speed catamaran takes only 45 minutes along the calm coastal waters, where you can absorb the breathtaking scenery features as you whiz past them.

There is a beach hire hut on the island that offers a huge range of equipment for snorkelling. You can also take advantage of the paddle ski kayaks and a giant ocean trampoline here to enjoy your day out in the pristine waters of the island. You may even wish to book yourself on a glass bottom boat tour, if you want to explore the corals without getting wet.

Snorkelling is an exhilarating activity that is especially popular with Fitzroy Island visitors, but you can choose to do other activities as well. There’s an optional extra sea kayaking half-day tour that you can do. Fancy sunbathing on a secluded beach then you will enjoy Nudey Beach in all its glory! If you’re looking to take part in some inland activities, why not try bush walking on the National Park walking tracks?

Fitzroy Island has plenty of activities for the whole family to enjoy, so hop on board the ferry for some fun in the sun. Don’t forget your swimming costume, hat, sunscreen and towel to stay comfortable throughout.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Return Ferry Transfers on a high speed ferry (45 min. Transfer)

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Available from the Beach Hire Hut:-
    Snorkelling equipment
    Paddle ski kayaks
    Giant ocean trampoline
    Glass bottom boat tour
    Stand Up Paddle Board

  • Duration:

    Five Hours on Fitzroy Island

  • Departure:

    9:00 AM Daily

  • Return:

    5.30 pm

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Daily Departures: Ex Cairns: 9am / Ex Fitzroy Island: 4.30pm.
    Check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal by 8.45am.

  • What to bring:

    Towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    4 - 14 years old

  • Additional Information:

    A $5.00 per person Pay on Board fee for insurance charges, Cairns Port Authority per passenger levies, fuel surcharges, government taxes & charges and administration charges is payable on the day of travel.

  • Destinations:

    Fitzroy Island

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