Tour ID: 10018031

The cruise to Fitzroy Island only takes 45 minutes but it will take you back in time where everything is slow and chilled! Everyone needs a day on this island to destress and enjoy what nature has to offer.

  • 45 minute cruise to Fitzroy Island
  • Endless activities to choose from
  • Bush walking tracks to explore
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch

The catamaran departs from A Finger at the Marlin Marina ( check in is at the Reef Fleet Terminal ) and takes just 45 minutes via the coastline, to arrive on beautiful Fitzroy Island with 5 hours to explore this tropical paradise..

Fitzroy Island is one of 600 "Continental" or "High" islands on the Great Barrier Reef which means it used to be part of the mainland before rising waters separated this tranquil paradise. Over time a fringing coral reef surrounded the island, providing a sheltered home for a variety of fish and coral species. The ferry cruise to the island by fast catamaran takes only 45 minutes, keeping to the calm waters of the coastline and passing spectacular scenery along the way.

The beach hire hut has a range of snorkeling gear hire, plus they can book you on the glass bottom boat tour. From here you can also hire a paddle ski and explore Welcome Bay, or try the fun of the Ocean Trampoline.

- Snorkel directly from the beach
- Beach Hire of snorkel equipment, paddle ski kayaks, giant ocean trampoline, glass bottom boat tours
- Sea kayaking Half day tour
- Nudey Beach
- Bush walking on National Park walking tracks

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Return Ferry Transfers on a high speed ferry (45 min. Transfer),
    Picnic Lunch
    Ocean Trampoline (subject to availability)

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Snorkelling equipment
    Hire equipment such as paddle skis, etc.
    Glass bottom boat tour

  • Duration:

    8 hours

  • Departure:

    9:00 AM Daily

  • Return:


  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Daily Departures: Ex Cairns: 9am / Ex Fitzroy Island: 4.00pm.
    Check in at the desk inside Reef Fleet Terminal by 8.15am.

  • What to bring:

    Towel, swimming costume, sunscreen, hat.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child 4 - 14yrs old pays child price.
    Infants (0-3 years) travel free of charge but must be advised at the time of booking
    NB: Lunches are not included for travelling infants, however this can be pre-booked for an additional $20.00
    Family price applies to 2 adults and 2 children between 4 and 14 yrs.
    All passengers under the age of 16years must be accompanied by an adult.

  • Additional Information:

    A $5.00 per person Pay on Board fee for insurance charges, Cairns Port Authority per passenger levies, fuel surcharges, government taxes and charges and administration charges is payable on the day of travel.
    From 01 April 2020 levy is included.

  • Destinations:

    Fitzroy Island

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