Fitzroy Island Cairns

Fitzroy Island Ferry departs several times a day from the Cairns Marlin Marina. Choose from half-day or full-day excursions. Sit back and relax, you will reach Fitzroy Island in a quick  45 minutes boat ride.  Prices start $82 Adult, $41 for a child or take the family $215.00.

Fitzroy Island children 4-13 years, Family 2 Adults and 2 children, Infant 0-3 years free

Departure times

Cairns Transfer to Fitzroy Island boarding directly onboard the Fitzroy Flyer no need to line up at the  Reef Fleet Terminal just follow our map to board directly.

Departing at 8 am Fitzroy Island 3 hour tour returning to Cairns at 12:15 pm

Departing at 11 am Fitzroy Island 5 hour tour returning to Cairns at 5pm

Escape to a stunning tropical island

Fitzroy Island Activities

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!

Take part in the fish feeding on the jetty at 11:30 am and 3:30 pm daily.

Relax on beautiful Fitzroy Island

Food and Drinks

Foxy’s Bar enjoy coffee, cold drinks and lunch

General Store located adjacent to Foxy’s has snacks, refreshments and merchandise.

Turtle Rehabilitation

Take a tour of the Tour Rehabilitation Centre and learn what you can do to protect our good friends the turtles.

Getting to Fitzroy Island is a breeze the family own the Fitzroy Island Ferry providing the best way and price to get to Fitzroy Island.

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.



Fitzroy Island Day Trip

  • 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 12:15 pm; 5 pm

*PLEASE NOTE* The 11.00 am Fast Cat from Cairns and the 12.15pm Fast Cat from Fitzroy Island is not operational during February and March.

  • Glass Bottom Boat Tours
  • Snorkelling Tours
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • 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)
  • Lunch

The Fitzroy Flyer departs Cairns several times a day.



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