Fitzroy Island Ferry
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.
Fitzroy Island Ferry prices
Prices start at $82 Adult, $41 for a child or take the family $215.00.
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 now.
- 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 5 pm
Things to do on Fitzroy Island
Fitzroy Island is a beautiful tropical island located off the coast of Cairns, Australia, and offers a variety of activities for visitors. Here are some of the things you can do on Fitzroy Island:
- Snorkeling and Scuba Diving: The island is surrounded by a fringing coral reef. The waters are teeming with marine life, making it an ideal destination for snorkelling and scuba diving.
- Kayaking: Rent a kayak and explore the island’s coastline at your own pace.
- Hiking: Several hiking trails on the island take you through the lush rainforest and offer spectacular ocean views.
- Beachcombing: Fitzroy Island has several beautiful beaches, including Welcome Bay, Nudey Beach, and Little Fitzroy Island Beach. Spend a day lounging on the sand and combing the beach for shells and other treasures.
- Glass Bottom Boat Tours: If you prefer to stay dry, take a glass-bottom boat tour and see the reef and marine life without getting wet.
- Fishing: Close by from Fitzroy Island is an excellent place for fishing, with various fish species, including barramundi, coral trout, and Spanish mackerel.
- Stand-up Paddleboarding: Rent a stand-up paddleboard and explore the calm waters around the island.
- Turtle Rehabilitation Centre: Visit the Fitzroy Island Turtle Rehabilitation Centre and learn about the conservation efforts to save the endangered green sea turtle.
- Beach Volleyball: Join in on a game of beach volleyball on one of the island’s beaches.
- Sunset Cruise: End your day on the island with a sunset cruise and enjoy the stunning views as the sun sets over the ocean.
Relax on beautiful Fitzroy Island
Food and Drinks
Foxy’s Bar enjoys coffee, cold drinks and lunch
General Store located adjacent to Foxy’s has snacks, refreshments and merchandise.
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 and 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.
Next, explore more Cairns Tours.
- 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
- 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)
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
The Fitzroy Island Ferry departs Cairns several times a day.