Located 45 minutes boat ride from Cairns, Fitzroy Island is a continental Island, covered in pristine rainforest and is large enough to be able to escape the crowds and enjoy your own piece of paradise.
Extra bookable in-water activities such as snorkel tours and glass bottom boat coral viewing tours are also available on the island.
Return to Cairns late afternoon. Fitzroy Island is Cairns best value Great Barrier Reef island tour for day trippers and families on a budget or for those looking for a fun island atmosphere.
Fitzroy Island offers several hiking trails for the more energetic folks - hike to the top of the lighthouse, up to the Secret Garden on the north face of the island or walk over to Nudey Beach (not a nudist beach) for a bit of photography and snorkelling.
Fitzroy Island has plenty of options and things to see and do for all visitors from all walks of life.
Even families with young children can explore Fitzroy Island with ease.
Whilst on the island, why not make time to visit the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre and make a donation to help pay for the support and care of our precious sea turtles.
Take a look at the centre here
There are several affordable snorkel tour packages you can choose from.
Depart Cairns 9:00am - Depart Fitzroy Island 4:00pm - (2:00pm departure available subject to availability on the day)
Why not extend your Island experience and stay a few nights at Fitzroy Island Resort.
On The Island
There is a restaurant bar called Foxy’s that is owned and operated by Fitzroy Island Resort on the island where you can buy a full a la carte meal and alcoholic and non- alcoholic beverages, plus
Choose to Visit Fitzroy Island on a Half Day Tour - Option FH
Half day tour return ferry transfers to Fitzroy Island.
Depart Cairns 11:00am - Depart Fitzroy Island 2:00pm
Follow the booking link for half day tour here
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January - December
Up to 6 hours
Guests can bring own snacks and bottled water
All cancellations must be in writing.
Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.
Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.
Operator's cancellation policy:
A cancellation fee of 100% will apply if less than 24 hours notice is given prior to departure.
Some services may be cancelled or modified as a result of weather/tidal conditions or other unforeseen circumstances.
In the rare event that Fitzroy Island Adventures needs to cancel, the guest will be provided with an alternate day of travel, offered another Reef Unlimited product, or a full refund.
Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.
Tour Code: 475