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Fitzroy Island Day Tour

Ferry Transfers
  • 45 minute ferry | Rainforest walks
  • FREE use of Ocean Tramp
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Fitzroy Island Day Tour Tours

Fitzroy Island Ferry Transfers  
FROM $73 per adult
Fitzroy Island Activity Pass 1  
FROM $103 per adult
Fitzroy Island Activity Pass 2  
FROM $113 per adult

Fitzroy Island Day Tour Info

Fitzroy Island is only 45 minutes from Cairns and is one of the most unspoilt islands on the Great Barrier Reef.

Being a continental island, it is covered with lush, pristine rainforest. Getting wet and exploring the coral reef surrounding the island, where tropical fish present a rainbow of colour, is as easy as stepping off the beach.

Bird life also abounds here, presenting a natural showcase not to be missed. If you want to explore an idyllic, unspoilt tropical paradise, your choices are plentiful with a day tour to Fitzroy Island.

Spend the day snorkelling the fringing coral reefs, strolling through the National Park rainforest walking tracks, or for the more adventurous hiker, discover breathtaking views of the island and surrounding reefs. There are hiking trails and guided walks as well as numerous water sports options available.

  • A high-speed catamaran from Cairns takes just 45 minutes
  • Departs Cairns at 9am. Check-in 8:15am inside the Reef Fleet Terminal at the Raging Thunder counter.
  • Departs Fitzroy Island at 4.30pm

Fitzroy Island Ferry Transfers:

  • One way or Return Ferry Transfers on a high speed ferry
  • Use of Ocean Trampoline (seasonal)
  • Reef tax

Activity Pass 1:

  • Return ferry transfer
  • Choice of snorkel hire OR Glass Bottom Boat
  • Use of Ocean Trampoline (seasonal) & Paddle Skis
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Reef tax

Activity Pass 2:

  • Return ferry transfer
  • Snorkel hire AND Glass Bottom Boat
  • Use of Ocean Trampoline (seasonal) & Paddle Skis
  • Picnic Lunch
  • Reef tax

Lunch Options available with:
- We highly recommend pre-booking cold picnic lunch. 
  • Fitzroy Ferry with Lunch package
  • Activity Pass 1
  • Activity Pass 2

Cold Options:

  • Double Smoked Leg Ham, Cheddar Cheese, Dijon Mustard, Tomato and Lettuce Focaccia,
  • Marinated Chicken Breast, Cucumber, Red Onion, Herbed Mayonnaise and Salad Wrap
  • Seasonal whole Fruit, Muesli Bar, Bottled Juice and Water
  • Vegetarian available on request

Hot Options:

  • Japanese Golden Beef and Potato Curry with Steamed Jasmine Rice
  • Seasonal whole piece of Fruit
  • Muesli Bar, Bottled Juice and Water

Extra Charges:

Glass Bottom Boat is a 30 minute tour and operates 2 tours per day at 11am and 2pm. Subject to minimum numbers and weather.

Snorkel Gear is full day hire and includes mask, snorkel and flippers. A deposit is required.

Sea Kayaking tour run by Raging Thunder is extremely popular and a great way to explore the island. Visit beaches only accessible by kayak.

Pack some refreshments and take your time to really enjoy the island on the walking tracks. There is a track up to the lighthouse which is relatively easy. The view from the summit at 260m is breathtaking.

Students Please Note:   Raging Thunder Ferry does not accept children or teenagers 15 years or younger travelling without adult supervision. 

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