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Fitzroy Island Transfers Info
Fitzroy Island Adventures departs Cairns at 8:30 and Fitzroy Island at 4pm giving you 5 Hours to explore Fitzroy Island.
Fitzroy Island Transfer Times
Check-in is 30 minutes prior to departure inside the Reef Fleet Terminal.
- Departs Cairns at 8:30am
- Departs Fitzroy Island at 4pm
Snorkeling & Glass Bottom Boat Options
You can pre-book Snorkelling Gear & Glass Bottom Boat with your Fitzroy Island transfers.
Check-in for the Fitzroy Island Adventures Ferry is at the Fitzroy Island Adventures counter inside the Reef Fleet Terminal. Check-in is required 30 minutes prior to the ferry departure. The Reef Fleet Terminal is near the Cairns Marina. The Reef Fleet Terminal and Cairns Marina is within easy walking distance from many city hotels.
We offer special rates for familes. Please check the booking for form for up to date family pricing.
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Pre-booking is essential. Please do not turn up on the day without a booking.
About Fitzroy Island
Fitzroy Island is only 45 minutes from Cairns and is one of the most popular islands on the Great Barrier Reef.
Being a continental island, it is large and covered with lush, pristine rainforest. Adventurous hikers will enjoy the National Park rainforest walking tracks, including a hike to the lighthouse and summit circuit. From here discover breathtaking views of the island and surrounding reefs. There is also a shorter hiking trail to Nudey Beach and a secret garden track as well as numerous water sports options.
Spend the day snorkelling the fringing coral reefs, where tropical fish present a rainbow of colour. It's as easy as stepping off the beach.
Nudey Beach was spectacular
We had a great time at Fitzroy Island. Nudey Beach was spectacular. The food for lunch was nice, a bit expensive but you would expect that on an island.
The only thing we would suggest is better signage to direct you to access the different beaches eg Nudey Beach. The signage was rather poor.
Posted By Kate Wilson
The crew were terrific,
It was a rough trip across with waves crashing on the sides. But the boat pushed its way through them well and the crew were terrific, especially for a group of three who found the waves and weather challenging. On a practical note, the booking was easy, on-line, and the boat left on time at both endss of our day trip.
Posted By John Lambert
Great fun sitting on the top deck
We had the boat to ourselves and it was great fun sitting on the top deck wind in your hair
Posted By Olympia Pauline Watson
Staff are friendly, approachable and will look after you even when you're feeling a little dizzy. I had a great time.
Posted By Cecilia Montoya
Wonderful experience must visit if going to Cairns
Posted By Shamik Banerjee
Great Day trip
Took the Fitzroy Island day package and had a great day. More than enough activities to fill the day, so much in fact will have to go back.
Posted By Neil Hinton
The staff were very friendly and helpful
Posted By Darena Tucker
I had a fantastic trip!
I actually did not get to ride the Fitzroy Ferry because it was fully booked. Gene was wonderful in helping me get passage on Raging Thunder ferry to Fitzroy Island. Gene responded quickly and booked my passage for me. Thank you for all your help! I had a fantastic trip!
Posted By Mary Loney
Really good service
Posted By ALESSANDRO FOGLIA
Staff were fantastic with great personalities which made the trip even more enjoyable
Posted By Kathleen Taylor
Brilliant day, excellent funny staff but very responsible, a great day out would highly recommend
Posted By Galit Marks
Amazing experience! Loved everything about the tour. The guides were very relaxed and easy to talk too! Great tour, would recommend!!
Posted By Talisha Warne
Great time at Fitzroy Island
My family had a great time at Fitzroy Island and the Ferry staff where fantastic.
Posted By Deiter Wakelin
Excellent staff and service
Posted By Kashan Rizvi
Great trip with overseas family visiting.
Look forward to doing it again when in Cairns
Posted By Valerie Hammer
Staff on the ferry were very friendly and very approachable. We enjoyed travelling with them.
Posted By Susil Piyanandana
Excellent service and helpful & friendly staff- from bookings till our our trip on Fitzroy Island. Thank you all :)
Posted By Nadine & Cindy
Boat crew was very experienced and fun. We enjoyed glass bottom boat ride. Lunch was very good.
Posted By Barbara Madej-Pierscieniak
Had a great day
Posted By Erin Ely
Gluten Free Food was amazing! Thanks so much for catering for the 2 Coeliacs in our family. Nothing was too much of a bother. Your staff were excellent.
Posted By Janet Hooker
We had a great time thanks.
Posted By Irene Spain
Had such a good time at Fitzroy Island that went back again two days latter. The Ferry was looking a bit tired and in need of a refit but the staff where fantastic. The fact that the reef is just meters of the beach is fantastic and swimming with sea turtles was amazing!
Posted By Deiter Wakelin
Fun staff and a pleasant ride
Posted By Cheryl
The staff on the cruise were excellent went out of their way to be helpful and very pleasant
Posted By Jennifer Barnes
I just cant say enough about the service from Travstar.com. The site was very easy to use, the information from the consultant when I spoke with her was precise and informative. The trip to Fitzroy was very easy. We had a great day with perfect weather. We climbed the mountain and took photos, went snorkling on the low tide - lovely coral gardens just off the beach around the rocks to nudy beach. Water was clear and temperature was perfect.
Posted By David Marsden
Everything was perfect
Everything was perfect, even the bagged lunch. My family had the time of their lives. Thanks for an outstanding experience.
Posted By Michael Staiti
Wonderful whole day island experience. Nice place to discover and relax with a lot to do.
Posted By Navi Sapin
Trip was excellent
This trip was excellent. I recommended your site to my friends who also booked with you. There were no complaints. In turn I have recommended your site on my cairns pages on virtualtourist.com.
Posted By Ann Meyer
Thank you so much for a brilliant day.
The team from Raging Thunder that led the ferry and our activities for the day are an absolute asset to the business. They were competent, friendly and hilarious. Thank you so much for a brilliant day.
Posted By Kara Naylor
It is a beautiful island
It is a beautiful island with less tourists interruption. the facility provided on the island is pretty basic, however, we really enjoyed the time and loved the coral / fish / sea. Strongly recommend.
Posted By Frieda Chen
Very fun and well organized.
Posted By Angelica Robles
Had a great day.
Had a great day. Loved all the activities to do on Fiztroy Island.
Posted By Jennifer Cornish
Everything was perfect!
Great experience, everything was perfect! Thank you very much!
Posted By Yue Lin
A really fun day
A really fun day and the staff were great!
Posted By Gillian Thomas
enjoyable and exciting
Even on a less than desirable day, the skipper and crew made the trip enjoyable and exciting.
Posted By Sam Quinney
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