Fitzroy Island Ferry departs several times a day from Cairns.
From Cairns are at 8 am, 11 am, and 1:30 pm.
From Fitzroy Island are 9:30 am, 12:15 pm, and 5 pm.
Fitzroy Island is a continental island, just a 45-minute boat trip from Cairns.
Fitzroy Island is a large tropical island surrounded by fringing coral reefs. Located off the mainland of Cairns North Queensland with a Cruising time to Fitzroy Island of only 45 Minutes. Fitzroy Island Full Day Trip is ideal for everyone, with beautiful unspoiled, uncrowded beaches – Fitzroy Island is perfect for family fun.
Enjoy a day of snorkelling on the calm waters of Welcome Bay, or from the soft sands of Nudey Beach, canoeing, beach activities, or explore the 800 acres of National Park. Nature walks from the mild rainforest walks to the more strenuous Lighthouse or Summit Walks.
The choice is yours!
Visit the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre
Fitzroy Island’s turtle rehabilitation centre is open for tours daily. Learn about this fantastic program that recovers sick and injured turtles, caring for them until they can be released back onto the Great Barrier Reef.
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Take in the view from the summit
swim in the turquoise waters
relax on Nuddy Beach
Return Ferry Transfers on a Fast Cat:
Departs Cairns Daily 8 am; 11 am; 1:30 pm
Departs Fitzroy Island at 9:30 am; 12:15 pm; 5 pm
Fitzroy Island Optional extras – Can be booked on the Island at the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub
Glass Bottom Boat Tours
Ocean Trampoline (hire on the island)
Paddle Skis (hire on the island)
Per person pay on the island for the lycra suit for protection from Jellyfish from November to May (compulsory)
What to bring
Fitzroy Island what to bring
Towel and swimmers
Sunglasses and hat
Bottle of water and a camera for all the great photo opportunities
Walking shoes for Fitzroy Island fantastic hikes
How to get there
The Fitzroy Island Ferry departs Cairns several times a day.
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Cancellation fees are as follows:
20% cancellation fee 30 days or more prior to departure
50% cancellation fee if within 30 days prior to departure
100% cancellation fee within 14 days prior to departure
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Fitzroy Island Resort Ferry Transfers Tours
Fitzroy Island Tour - Full Day
Fitzroy Island is a large tropical island surrounded by fringing coral reefs, located off the mainland of Cairns North Queensland. The cruising time to Fitzroy Island is only 45 Minutes. A Full Day Fitzroy Island Tour.
Fitzroy Island is a large tropical island surrounded by fringing coral reefs, located off the mainland of Cairns North Queensland. The cruising time to Fitzroy Island is only 45 Minutes. A Half Day Fitzroy Island Tour.