1 Day Return Ferry to Fitzroy Island - Sunlover Reef Cruises

Travel from Cairns to Fitzroy Island for the day! Experience the lush rainforest and unspoilt gorgeous beaches within the calm sheltered waters of the Great Barrier Reef.


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  • Just a short 60-minute ride from Cairns in an air-conditioned catamaran
  • With conveniently timed departures, you can choose from a Full Day or Half Day (morning or afternoon) at the Island
  • Fitzroy Island is a National park with almost 90% rainforest-covered mountains and unspoilt coral beaches.
  • Snorkel straight off the beach and discover amazing marine life and sea turtles
  • Glass bottom boat tour to discover the fascinating marine life around the island
  • For those looking for land activities, there are 9kms of walking trails through tropical rainforest
  • Check out the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre, an organisation that rehabilitates turtles back to health in a special facility on the island


  • Return ferry from Cairns to Fitzroy Island
  • Snorkel equipment hire including fins, mask, lycra suit
  • Glass bottom boat tour


Day 1: Full Day on Fitzroy Island

  • 8.00 am Check-in opens
  • 8.45 am Depart Cairns Marina
  • 9.45 am Arrive at Fitzroy Island
  • 4.00 pm Depart Fitzroy Island
  • 5.00 pm back in Cairns Marina
Meals: None


Departs: 8:15 am check in at Fitzroy Island Sundancer (Cairns Marlin Marina, A Finger, Berth 7)

Returns: 4.45 pm 

Pickups:  NA


Extra costs

  • Snorkel Equipment Hire: $16 per person (pay directly with Sunlover)
  • Foxy's Bar is open daily for lunch 

What to bring

  • Bring plenty of water for the day, or purchase it at Foxy’s
  • Hat, sunscreen, swimming suit and towel
  • Reef shoes are suggested (and available on board)
  • Waterproof bag 



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