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1 Day Transfer to Fitzroy Island - Full Day

Cruise to paradise aboard the Fitzroy Island Sundancer to experience pristine beaches, lush rainforest and shallow coral reefs with 6.5 hours on the island.
1 Day Transfer to Fitzroy Island - Full Day


  • Escape to Fitzroy Island on a 55 minute cruise

  • Enjoy up to 6 hours on Fitzroy Island to spend as you please

  • Snorkel or swim in the shallow coral reefs

  • Beach equipment available for hire

  • Take a stroll on self guided rainforest walks

  • Dine at the island's cafe and bar facilities

Departing Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, enjoy a magical day on Fitzroy Island with return ferry transfers whisking you away to a tropical island paradise. After a short 55 minute ride in a comfortable air-conditioned catamaran, anchor at Fitzroy Island to spend up to 6 hours as you please.

Boasting a dynamic landscape of lush rainforest, granite outcrops, open woodlands, coral beaches and shallow coral reefs to snorkel – you can choose your own Fitzroy Island adventure. Head to the beach activity centre to hire snorkelling gear, kayaks, stand up paddle boards and more to discover the aquatic paradise and abundant marine life found nestled amongst the coral.

On land, you’ll have plenty of time to embark on a self-guided rainforest walk, soak up the sunrays on peaceful, uncrowded coral beaches or head to the restaurant and bar for a delightful meal and cocktail overlooking the glistening, crystal clear waters. Regardless of how you choose to spend the day, you’ll be pleased that you visited one of Queensland’s best islands within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

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  • Fast air-conditioned catamaran to and from the island
  • Enjoy a full day with up to 6 hours on the island
  • Access to self-guided rain forest walks and pristine beaches
  • Beach activity equipment hire available
  • Restaurant and bar facilities available


  • Hotel transfers


  • A favourite destination for Cairns locals and visitors alike
  • Cairns and Fitzroy Island ferry transfers aboard air-conditioned catamaran
  • Traverse the island and take a bush walk to the summit or lighthouse


  • Departs Cairns at 8:45am Fitzroy Island
  • Departs Fitzroy Island at 4pm and arrives in Cairns at 4.45pm


  • Please allow approximately 6.5 hours for this experience

Departure Location

  • Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal (Cairns Marina)

What To Bring

  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Water bottle
  • Camera
  • Walking shoes
  • Snacks and food if you have special dietary requirements

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 24 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 24 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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