Fitzroy Island Full Day Tour; with optional extras - Fitzroy Island Ferries

Enjoy Fitzroy Island with some added activities. Choose from snorkelling equipment hire or a glass bottom boat tour, join our Master Reef Guide on a Snorkel Safari, or relax on the beach with a picnic lunch.


Make a booking with your preferred option.


  • This spectacular island is easily accessible from Cairns and features an array of beautiful natural features – such as an immense range of marine life and coral species – that make visiting a dream.
  • Unlike smaller coral cays or sandy islands on the Great Barrier Reef, Fitzroy was once part of mainland Australia.
  • The island is largely untouched and protected as Fitzroy Island National Park, with walking tracks through the rainforest, heathland and open forest to Nudey Beach and the Summit.


  • Ferry transfers to Fitzroy Island.
  • Access to all the walking tracks around the island.
  • Up to 6 hours on Fitzroy Island.
  • Optional activities are available such as: Snorkel Equipment Hire / Glass Bottom Boat Tour / Snorkel Experience Tour / Snorkel Safari Tour / Freshly prepared picnic lunch


Day 1 : Full day tour of Fitzroy Island with optional extras

8:30am - Arrive. Check in at Fitzroy Island Adventures counter at Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns 9.00am - Departure. Sit back, relax and talk to our friendly team while you cruise to Fitzroy Island 9:45am - Pick up hired snorkel gear. Collect snorkel equipment, lycra suits and life vests from our friendly crew on board. 10:00am - Swim + Snorkel. Want some more adventurous? Book in early for the guided snorkel tours with a marine biologist 12:30pm - Lunch. Grab your cool delicious healthy picnic lunch and drink and enjoy it anywhere on the island (if option selected) 1:30pm - Rainforest Walks. Walk off the lunch with multiple walks around the National Park including a summit walk and a short 20min walk to the famous Nudey Beach 2:15pm - Swim + Snorkel. Keep cool and enjoy the options you can hire including snorkeling gear and a glass bottom boat tour 3:15pm - Relax. Fitzroy Island is the perfect place to relax 3:45pm - Board boat. Head back to the wharf to get ready for departure at 4pm.

Meals :None



We offer a coach service from Cairns & Northern Beaches accommodation for an extra charge if required (subject to availability).

Check-in time - 8:30am

Check-in for this tour is on the vessel, located at Marlin Wharf. Marlin Wharf is located at the end of Spence Street between the Pier Shopping Centre and Cairns Harbour Lights.

Please proceed directly there to check in. Check-in commences 30 minutes prior to departure.

Departure time - 9:00am

Return: 5:00pm (or 3pm if availability on the 2pm ferry departing Fitzroy Island).

What to Bring:


Dietary Requirements:

If lunch option selected, please specify any dietary requirements upon booking.


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