Explore the breathtaking Fitzroy Island at your own pace on a self-guided day trip departing Cairns! Bookings on Bookme are for same day return option only, meaning epic deals are available!
Experience all that Fitzroy Island has to offer on this spectacular self-guided day trip at this incredible location!
Departing Cairns we’ll take a 45-minute ferry to the Island, and the rest of the day is up to you! We have three time options departing Cairns and 3 returning.
Once on the island you’ll be free to relax, play and explore this remarkable slice of paradise as you please.
There's plenty to do on the Island! You can hire kayaks, snorkel gear and paddle boards. There is also a café and general store so you’ll be set for lunch and snacks to keep you fuelled throughout the day. There is free fish feeding twice a day at the jetty, and a tour of the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre can also be booked at additional cost on the day.
The Fitzroy Island is surrounded by the famous Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and is perfect for snorkelling or diving. The reef system is world heritage listed and is an absolute must-see for anyone visiting the region!
The beaches are safe and sheltered, ideal for swimming with the kids or simply relaxing on the beachside and soaking in the picturesque scenery.
There is plenty to explore on land too with multiple walks through the lush island tropical rainforest.
A brilliant way to explore one of Australia’s iconic scenic destinations, and a fantastic day out that the whole family will love!
Important: Bookings must be same day return as this is for day trips to Fitzroy Island only, bookings returning on another day are not able to be honoured and will result in not being able to board the vessel.
Things to do:
Complimentary Fish Feeding: on the jetty at 11:30am and 3:30pm daily.
Nature Walks: There are many beautiful self-guided nature walks on the island.
Dive & Adventure Centre: You can hire equipment from the Fitzroy Island Dive Centre including kayaks, snorkel & fins and stand up paddle boards, plus book your glass bottom boat adventures here too.
Turtle Rehab Tours: Take a tour of the Turtle Rehabilitation Centre on Fitzroy Island and meet the patients.
Foxy’s Bar: Enjoy a coffee, cold drink or lunch at Foxy’s Bar
General Store: Located adjacent to Foxy’s, you can purchase refreshments, snacks and general needs. You can also book your Turtle Tour at the General Store.
We offer three departure options from Cairns and three return from Fitzroy Island:
Departing Cairns - 8:00am, 11am and 1.30pm departing Cairns
Departing Fitzroy Island - 9.30am, 12:15pm and 5pm
Check in location:Fitzroy Island Booking Centre Shop 2, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
Check in time:Please check in at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
All prices are shown in AUD ($)
All prices are shown in AUD ($)
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