Cairns to Fitzroy Island One-Way Ferry

Fitzroy Island Ferry departs several times a day from Cairns.

Departure Times:

  • From Cairns are at 8 am, 11 am, and 1:30 pm.

Fitzroy Island is a continental island, just a 45-minute boat trip from Cairns.

Fitzroy Island is a large tropical island surrounded by fringing coral reefs. Located off the mainland of Cairns North Queensland with a Cruising time to Fitzroy Island of only 45 Minutes. Fitzroy Island Full Day Trip is ideal for everyone, with beautiful unspoiled, uncrowded beaches – Fitzroy Island is perfect for family fun.

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  • Take in the view from the summit
  • swim in the turquoise waters
  • relax on Nuddy Beach


  • Departs Cairns Daily 8 am; 11 am; 1:30 pm
  • 45 minutes journey to Fitzroy Island




Optional Extras

Fitzroy Island Optional extras – Can be booked on the Island at the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub

  • Glass Bottom Boat Tours
  • Snorkelling Tours
  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Ocean Trampoline (hire on the island)
  • Paddle Skis (hire on the island)
  • Per person pay on the island for the lycra suit for protection from Jellyfish from November to May (compulsory)
  • Lunch

What to bring

Fitzroy Island what to bring

  • Towel and swimmers
  • Sunglasses and hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Money
  • Bottle of water and a camera for all the great photo opportunities
  • Walking shoes for Fitzroy Island fantastic hikes

How to get there

Cairns to Fitzroy Island: Check-in at the Fitzroy Island Booking Centre at Shop 2/1 Spence St at least 30-minutes prior to departure.

Fitzroy Island to Cairns: Make your way directly to the jetty at least 15 minutes prior to the transfer departure time.


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1 Spence Street CairnsQueensland, 4870
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