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Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns provided by Fitzroy Island Adventures

Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns

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S$90.57
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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Contactless payment for gratuities and add-ons
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
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Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 22/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
The beaches and coral reefs of Fitzroy Island are part of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef and lie less than an hour's boat ride from Cairns. With this tour, opt for round-trip ferry tickets and explore the island at your own pace, or upgrade to include an activity pass including a picnic lunch, glass-bottom boat cruise, and water sports including paddle boarding and snorkeling.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    1 Spence St
    1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Please meet us at the Reef Fleet Terminal, Fitzroy Island desk for check in at 8:30am, the boat will depart at 9am sharp.
    See address & details
  • 1
    Fitzroy Island Adventures
    Stop: 7 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Raging Thunder Adventures
    Stop: 7 hours - Admission included
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  • 3
    Fitzroy Island National Park
    Stop: 7 hours - Admission included
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  • You'll end at
    1 Spence St
    1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Please meet us at the Reef Fleet Terminal, Fitzroy Island desk for check in at 8:30am, the boat will depart at 9am sharp.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • Scenic round-trip ferry ride to Fitzroy Island
  • Self-guided tour: spend the day on the island’s beaches
  • Swim and snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef
  • Fun activities such as paddle boarding, snorkeling, and paddle skiing
Important Information
Departure Point
1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Duration
8h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Use of snorkel gear (if option selected)
  • Use of stinger suit (if option selected)
  • Glass-bottom boat tour (if option selected)
  • Use of ocean trampoline and paddle skis (if option selected)
  • Picnic lunch (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Fitzroy Island Adventures
  • Entry/Admission - Raging Thunder Adventures
  • Entry/Admission - Fitzroy Island National Park
Exclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • All Fees and Taxes
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stinger suits are included in the Activity Pass 2 and can be collected at the beach hire hut upon collection of your snorkel equipment. Suits must be returned to the beach hire hut prior to departure ex Fitzroy Island
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Please bring sandals/reef shoes as beach is covered in old coral
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Covid Procedures: High levels of signage about distance and hygiene, we will have hand sanitizers around the vessel
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 100 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
274Reviews
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J.T. wrote a review 8 Nov
Brisbane, Australia174 contributions58 helpful votes
Caught the 9am trip over and originally planned to head back at 4pm The staff were really friendly and very happy to pass on their knowledge of the island. Once on the island they set up a shack where they offered hire (at an extra fee) of snorkelling gear, canoes,
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Date of experience: November 2020
1 Helpful vote
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Response from Chris K, Manager at Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
Responded 1 week ago
We appreciate the 5 star recommendation John. Thanks and regards, Chris
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Joanne G wrote a review 5 Nov
Maryborough, Australia14 contributions7 helpful votes
Planning for our Holiday in Cairns my daughter and I believed that there was only one option for a day trip to Fitzroy Island and that was leaving at 9 a.m and leaving at 4. When we arrived in Cairns we asked some questions and discovered that there was actually another sailing
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Chris K, Manager at Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
Responded 1 week ago
Thanks for your lovely feedback Joanne, we appreciate your feedback and you highlighting our flexible departures. Thanks and regards, Chris
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David Y wrote a review 1 Nov
Brisbane, Australia92 contributions27 helpful votes
I love boat travel. Staff were very friendly. Food & beverage cooked to order. I would do it again in a heartbeat
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Chris K, Manager at Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks for the 5 stars David. Regards, Chris
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Erin wrote a review Oct 2020
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Our day trip to the island was amazing but the highlight of our day was the boat ride back to Cairns with Bradley. He was hilarious when he spoke over the microphone and was the most friendly man I have ever met. He made us laugh the whole way back to Cairns. This man definitely
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Chris K, Manager at Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thanks Erin / Angela, Bradley is certainly a character isn't he! Thanks for your wonderful feedback. Regards, Chris
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CantBeBothered18 wrote a review Oct 2020
Adelaide, Australia90 contributions55 helpful votes
My family went to Fitzroy Island on a day tour with Fitzroy Island Adventures. We had paid for snorkel hire and a sea trampoline was included, but for some reason, the trampoline was taken away & the kids didn’t get the chance to play on it. The walk to the summit was quite
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Chris K, Manager at Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns
Responded 19 Oct 2020
Thanks for the 4 stars CBB, Apologies with regards to the trampoline, you should have been advised that the trampoline is no longer available. We appreciate your feedback. Regards, Chris
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About the operator

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By: Fitzroy Island Adventures
david_mary-ann
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Great day out
We took a trip out to Fitzroy Island for the day to do a bit of snorkelling on the beach. It was a bit rainy, but t
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MissFlavour
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A great trip to the stunning Fitzroy Island.
The staff are lovely, all very professional and friendly. Safety tips covered well with a little humour which was a
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andreaabradley
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Great Day at Fitzroy Island w/ Raging Thunder.
We had a wonderful day. Lots of good snorkeling - nice reefs toward the rocks, a lot of fish at Nudey beach. We enj
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ruben d
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Fitzroy Island - Great day out
we went to Fitzroy Island with the family for the first time. only 45min ferry trip from Cairns its a great option
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LirazS231
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Great experience
Beautiful place, the staff was very kind, excellent snorkeling gear and beach gear (kayaks and saps), good lunch, h
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Sam753
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it was ok
Fitzroy island is a beautiful place for photos etc but we did need the full stinger suit, snorkelling near the pier
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b0bz80
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A fantastic family day out!
We regularly visit Fitzroy Island as it is one of our favourite places for a family day out! The boat, food and sta
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Yvonne S
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Not as great as I'd hoped
What a beautiful place but to find theres no toilet that's not guarded by a security guard really sucked! Maybe you
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LaurenH9818
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Baby Sharks, Turtles, and Stingrays!
My husband and I had a great time at Fitzroy Island. We were there in stinger season, so we had to wear full lycra
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TJK6
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Tropic thunder
Fitzroy island is a stunning place, crystal clear water plenty of marine life including black tip reef sharks. Real
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284carolinen
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Worst day ever
Lucky we purchased the full day tour (well not really... wanted to get off that island as quick as possible) 45 min
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517naomih
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Putting lives at risk - would not recommend
Today I went on the full day trip to Fitzroy Island. As part of the experience, I went on the Snorkel Safari. As we
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958filizm
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DISGUSTING TREATMENT TOWARDS DAYTRIPPERS
we are locals and have visited fitzroy island many times with family and friends, including purchasing annual local
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Ozcouple123
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Great trip to the island excellent staff
Had a good run out to the island. Was warned about the toilet situation on board use of public toilets were to the
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Krisa181
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Absolute Blast
These guys were wonderful, friendly and entertaining. We had a fully day at Fitzroy Island and had the best Christm
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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