Fitzroy Island Ferry departs several times a day from Cairns. Choose from half-day, full-day and resort accommodation. Prices start at $82 for an adult, $41 for a child or bring the whole family for $215.
Fitzroy Island Departure Times
From Cairns are at 8 am, 11 am and 1:30 pm
From Fitzroy Island
9:30 am, 12:15 pm and 5 pm
Fitzroy Island is a continental island, just a 45-minute boat trip from Cairns.
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.
Things to do on Fitzroy Island
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!
Visit the Turtle Rehabilitation Tours
Fitzroy Island’s turtle rehabilitation centre is open for tours daily. Learn about this fantastic program that recovers sick and injured turtles, caring for them until they can be released back onto the Great Barrier Reef.
Fitzroy Island Map
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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 12.15 pm Fast Cat from Fitzroy Island is not operational during February and March.
Glass Bottom Boat Tours
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)
How to get there
The Fitzroy Flyer departs Cairns several times a day.
If your booking is affected for any reasons during COVID, we will allow you to change your travel date.
If you are unsure when you will travel, your booking will be open dated with NO expiration date.
Cancellation fees are as follows
20% cancellation fee 30 days or more before departure
50% cancellation fee if within 30 days before departure
100% cancellation fee within 14 days before departures
Schedules subject to change without notice
Scuba Diving Insurance
All passengers are strongly advised to purchase a comprehensive Travel Insurance policy that includes trip cancellation insurance and Evacuation & Medical cover for scuba diving.
Please be aware that not all Travel Insurance companies cover scuba diving and in-water activities. Please read the wording of your policy carefully.
Any evacuation, vessel relocation, or medical expenses are the diver's financial responsibility in a Medical Emergency. We strongly recommend the purchase of dive insurance.
Cancellation / Rescheduling Policy
We reserve the right to change vessel, dive locations, and prices without notice.
Please note we must receive at least 48 hours' notice from you when choosing to cancel or reschedule a reservation. Cancellation refunds are not given within 48 hours' notice. This includes factors beyond your control, including medical problems, airline delays, bad weather, etc.
Please refer to the Trade Practices Act 1974. Travel Insurance is highly recommended.
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Fitzroy Island Ferry Tours
Fitzroy Island Tour - Full Day
Fitzroy Island is a large tropical island surrounded by fringing coral reefs, located off the mainland of Cairns North Queensland. The cruising time to Fitzroy Island is only 45 Minutes. A Full Day Fitzroy Island Tour.
Fitzroy Island is a large tropical island surrounded by fringing coral reefs, located off the mainland of Cairns North Queensland. The cruising time to Fitzroy Island is only 45 Minutes. A Half Day Fitzroy Island Tour.