Fitzroy Island Tours - Full Day Tour

Tour Code: 475

Departing: Cairns

Family Deal Save $57
  • Fitzroy Islands famous Nudey Beach, bookended by boulders, is a stunning, yet small stretch of sand renowned for its clear waters. Perch on one of the boulders for a selfie that is bound to make your mates at home jealous.  
  • If you’re up for the hike the summit and lighthouse view is spectacular and well worth the effort as you will be rewarded with 360 degree views across Australia's magnificent Great Barrier Reef. 
  • Take the time on your full day Fitzroy Island tour to enjoy the spectacular walk to the Secret Garden.  Make sure you refresh at the bar with one of the famous Long Island Ice Teas.
  • As soon as you reach Fitzroy Island book a tour of the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre to see and hear all about the great work being done here to rescue and release sea turtles.
  • Family Deal - Save $57 based on 2 adults & 2 children

Included In Price

  • 45 minute return boat transfers to/from Cairns to Fitzroy Island
  • Up to 6 hours on Fitzroy Island

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.

Departing from Cairns you can spend the whole day (6 Hrs) on Fitzroy Island just relaxing or perhaps you would prefer to to hit the water and explore the fringing coral reefs.

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.

  • Full Day Return Ferry Transfers - Option FF

  • Full day return ferry transfers to Fitzroy Island.

Depart Cairns 9:00am - Depart Fitzroy Island 4:00pm - (2:00pm departure available subject to availability on the day)

Additional Optional Extras

  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour (30 minutes)
  • Snorkel Equipment Hire including lycra/wet suits
  • Snorkel Experience Tour | 35 Minutes
  • Snorkel Safari Tour | 60 Minutes

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

See more Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Island tours.

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time
  • Departs 8.30am - Returns Cairns 5.00pm
  • Departs 10.45am - Returns Cairns 5.00pm
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Great Barrier Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation



Up to 6 hours

Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Snorkel Equipment Hire
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour (30 minutes)
  • Snorkel Experience Tour | 35 Minutes
  • Snorkel Safari Tour | 50 Minutes
  • Lunch: Delicious cold or hot individual lunch packs available. Must be prebooked. Dietary options such as vegetarian, coeliac, gluten free, dairy/lactose free, nut free & vegan can be arranged prior to travel.
  • Return accommodation transfers from Cairns & Northern Beaches
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

  • Baggage, weather, medical and seating restrictions apply
  • Activities on the island include tracks which are graded as difficult, requiring a high level of fitness
  • Guests visiting the island are to use the public bathroom facilities at the camping ground at no further charge
  • Please note the beaches on Fitzroy Island are not patrolled by surf life savers
Additional Information

Guests can bring own snacks and bottled water

Eco Certifications
Ecotourism Certified
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimsuit
  • Cash or credit card for levies, drinks and snacks
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Bring your own lunch with you or upgrade to include packed lunch
  • Bottled water

  • Family Fare: 2 Adults and 2 Children (not applicable with other discounts)
  • Child Fare 4-14 years inclusive
  • Children must be supervised by a parent or guardian at all times

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators 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.

Fitzroy Island Tours - Full Day Tour

Tour Code: 475

Departing: Cairns

Family Deal Save $57



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$57.00
Family: au$247.00

Tour Code: 475



15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

0 - 3 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745
1300 761 612
+61 427 074 745

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