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Full Day Fitzroy Island Adventure Tour from Cairns

Full Day Fitzroy Island Adventure Tour from Cairns

A$89
Free Cancellation
Mobile Ticket
6 hr.
Guided Tour
Transfers Included
  • Enjoy a day under the sun at the remarkably stunning marine wonderland of Fitzroy Islands, a must-visit for first-timers.
  • Once a part of mainland Australia, the Fitzroy Island is now surrounded by fringing coral reefs, providing a sheltered home to a variety of fish and coral species.
  • Partake in a variety of fun-filled, adventurous activities: be it snorkeling, trekking, paddle skiing, or trekking.
  • There are 5 different hiking trails to choose from, each suitable for all levels of fitness! This is the perfect way to soak up the wilderness of the island.
  • Upgrade your ticket to include a delicious lunch to your experience (available in hot and cold options).

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Full-Day Cruise
  • Full-Day Cruise with Lunch
  • Full-Day Cruise with Lunch & Glass Boat Tour
  • Full-Day Cruise with Lunch & Snorkel Equipment
  • Full-Day Cruise with Lunch & Snorkel Safari Tour
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 10 days before the experience begins and get a full refund.
Half Day Fitzroy Island Adventure Tour from Cairns

Half Day Fitzroy Island Adventure Tour from Cairns

A$89
Free Cancellation
Mobile Ticket
2 hr. 30 min.
Guided Tour
Transfers Included
  • The stunning Fitzroy Island may no longer be a part of mainland Australia, but it is still a sight for sore eyes.
  • This island is engulfed by fringing coral reefs, providing a sheltered home for a wide range of fish and coral species.
  • Enjoy a quick ferry ride to the island from Cairns, and be accompanied by an expert tour guide who will share intriguing insight about the island.
  • This protected National Park offers 339 hectares of lush rainforest and a whole lot of adrenaline-pumping activities on your itinerary.
  • Partake in your choice of activities: be it snorkeling through the waters, trekking through the wilderness, or working your tan by the beach.
  • Add a delicious lunch to your experience (available in hot and cold options).
  • Top up a Glass Boat tour or a Snorkel Safari to your cruise and explore exotic marine creatures up close.

This ticket has the following options that you can choose from:

  • Half Day Cruise
  • Half Day Cruise with Lunch
  • Half Day Cruise with Lunch and Glass Boat Tour
  • Half Day Cruise with Lunch and Snorkel Safari Tour
  • Ages 3yrs and below go free. Children aged 4-14yrs and families (2 adults + 2 children) enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 10 days before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Experience Fitzroy Island Cruise In Cairns | Book Fitzroy Island Cruise Tickets

Located 45 minutes from Cairns, in North Queensland, Fitzroy island is a tropical paradise. Lined with palm trees and unspoilt rainforest, the island is sheltered by the Great Barrier Reef. The calm blue waters, abundant marine life and local wildlife make the resort a must-visit. The Fitzroy Island cruise conducts half a day and full-day trips from Cairns to Fitzroy island every day. Read on to know more about the perfect island cruise, the sights that are covered, how to plan your visit and the various ticketing options.

Why Go On Fitzroy Island Cruise?

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  • Fitzroy Island has everything from long sandy beaches to great hiking trails. The bush walking tracks, the lighthouse and the numerous observation points make the island attractive. 
  • If you’re planning to take a day trip on the Fitzroy Island cruise, the best place to enjoy a great lunch and relax by the beach is at Foxy’s beachfront bar & cafe. 
  • You can even trek on the walking trails and make your way to the famous Nudey beach. 
  • The rich flora and fauna of the rainforest are hard to miss on the walking trails. 
  • The island also offers one of the best spots for snorkelling and relaxing. The light blue waters have soft corals and beautiful turtles.

Your Fitzroy Island Cruise Ticket Options Explained

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Which Fitzroy Island Cruise Is Perfect For You

1. Full-Day Adventure Tour

As the name suggests, this touring option extends for a full day. You have the option of going hiking on one of the many walking trails, going to the lighthouse and enjoying panoramic views and even having a great lunch at welcome bay, by the beach. The entire day is a 6-hour guided tour of Fitzroy island. You also have the option of going on a glass boat tour or going snorkelling.

2. Half-Day Adventure Tour

The half-day version is a 3.5-hour guided tour of Fitzroy island. You still have the option of going on glass boat rides and snorkelling. You can also enjoy a picnic lunch by the beach or any other scenic spot on the island. The half-day tour gives you a beautiful glimpse of the natural beauty of the island. 

Sights Covered On Fitzroy Island Tour

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Walking Trails

When you’re at Fitzroy Island, you should definitely go on the walking trails. Popular walking trails like the lighthouse and summit walks provide panoramic views of the island and the reef. On the trail, you can enjoy the changes in scenery from rainforest to open woodlands.

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Glass Bottom Boat Tours

If you’re interested in learning about the rich marine life around the Great Barrier Reef, you should try checking out the glass-bottom boat tours. You can witness the beautiful reef environment up close. This is a 1 hour guided tour.

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Scuba Diving

The scuba diving activity in Fitzroy island is PADI accredited. The resort offers diving equipment on a rental basis and gives introductory lessons in a training pool. If you like scuba diving, you’ll also be able to witness soft, colourful corals and rich marine fauna underwater.

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Turtle Rehabilitation Centre

Go to the Cairn Turtle rehabilitation centre in Fitzroy and learn about vulnerable and endangered species of turtles. If you come Thursday and Saturday you can also enjoy a lecture. The area is a perfect place to learn about turtle history, habitat and life..

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Kids Activities

Fitzroy Island is not just for adults. There are plenty of activities for kids as well. There’s a soft play area, bubble maker scuba diving and also a junior marine biologist program for all the young enthusiasts out there. The island also offers many family-friendly activities.

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Nudey Beach Walk

The walk to the famous Nudey beach on the island goes through contrasting terrain. You’ll see rainforests, giant granite boulders and stunning blue waters. There are cluster figs, white starfish orchids and exotic epiphytes along the path. 

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Foxxy’s Bar And Cafe

The bar and cafe in the welcome bay area give the perfect place to enjoy a good lunch by the sea. It has a wide-ranging menu, covering child-friendly dishes and drinks, a wide range of cocktails, beers, wines and soft drinks. The bar also has live music every Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Plan Your Visit To Fitzroy Island Cruise

Day Cruise
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What is a Fitzroy Day Cruise?

The Fitzroy day cruise is a 6 hour guided tour of Fitzroy island. It operates from Cairns in North Queensland and the island is a 45 minute ride from there.

What are the timings of Fitzroy Island Day Cruise?

8 AM to 3 PM; 8 AM to 5 PM; 10 AM to 5 PM; 10 AM to 7 PM; and 11 AM to 5 PM.

What are the various kinds of Fitzroy Island Day Cruise?

There are mainly 2 types of day cruises- the full day cruise and the half day cruise. The full day cruise is a 6 hour guided tour and the half day tour is a 3.5 hour guided tour.

Visitor Tips

  • The best time to visit Fitzroy Island is during the southern summers- from October to January. 
  • It's best to time your trip in a way that you can get to experience the walking trails, lunch by the beach and the sunset. 
  • Fitzroy Island does not have a dress code. You’re free to wear anything you like. 
  • A pair of swimsuit and beachwear will come handy when you’re relaxing by the beach. 
  • Make sure to carry sunscreen lotions, and hats to protect you from the sun. Also, carry a pair of hiking shoes so that you can go on the walking trails on the island. 
  • The full day trip allows you to stay for 6 hours on the island and a half day trip allows you to stay for 3.5 hours there. 

All Your Questions About Fitzroy Island Cruise Tickets Answered

Q. Where can I buy Fitzroy Island cruise tickets?

A. You can buy Fitzroy Island cruise tickets online.

Q. Can I buy Fitzroy Island cruise tickets online?

A. Yes, you can buy Fitzroy Island cruise tickets online.

Q. What is the cost of Fitzroy Island cruise tickets?

A. Both full day and half day Fitzroy Island cruise tickets start from AU$89.

Q. Does Fitzroy Island cruise have audio guides?

A. While Fitzroy Island Cruise are guided tours, there are no audio guides.

Q. Can I get a discount on Fitzroy Island cruise tickets?

A. Children have discounted prices.

Q. What is Fitzroy Island cruise?

A. The Fitzroy Island cruise is a guided cruise trip to Fitzroy island from Cairns in Northern Queensland.

Q. What are the different types of Fitzroy Island cruise tickets that are available?

A. There are full-day tickets and half-day Fitzroy Island Cruise tickets available.

Q. What are some sights that are covered on Fitzroy Island cruise?

A. The glass boat tour, snorkel safari, picnic lunch and others can be added to the trip according to your convenience. The several nature walks are also a must-try.

Q. From where do I board the boat for Fitzroy Island cruise?

A. You can board the boat for Fitzroy Island from Cairns.

Q. What are the timings of Fitzroy Island cruise?

A. 8 AM to 3 PM; 8 AM to 5 PM; 10 AM to 5 PM; 10 AM to 7 PM; 11 AM to 5 PM.

Q. What facilities are available on Fitzroy Island cruise?

A. The Fitzroy island cruise is guided. It includes round trip and ferry transfers.

Q. Is photography allowed in Fitzroy Island cruise?

A. Yes, photography is allowed in the Fitzroy Island cruise.

Q. Is it worth experiencing Fitzroy Island cruise?

A. Yes, the Fitzroy island cruise is a fully guided experience. If you’re interested in having a glimpse of Fitzroy island, the cruise trip to the island is a must. The walking trails, the turtle rehabilitation centre, the beautiful beaches and the rich natural diversity makes the island a worthy visit.