Fitzroy Island Outdoor activities

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From Cairns: Fitzroy Island Full-Day Adventure Tour

1. From Cairns: Fitzroy Island Full-Day Adventure Tour

Discover Fitzroy Island on a day tour from Cairns. Enjoy a scenic ferry ride and explore the many hiking trails. Admire the marine life native to the coral reef as you snorkel or observe from a glass-bottom boat. Choose from a range of packages, including transfers for you to explore on your own, or a package including snorkel or glass-bottom boat activities. Explore the Island's 339 hectares of lush rainforest that covers 94 percent of the island and is protected and managed as a National Park. Walking trails are suitable for all levels of fitness, allowing you to explore areas of the island at your leisure. The fast catamaran departs from the Marlin Marina, with check-in directly on the vessel. Cruise south along the calm waters of the coastline to reach Fitzroy Island in just 45 minutes, giving you up to 7 hours to explore the tropical island.

From Cairns: Fitzroy Island Return Catamaran Transfer

2. From Cairns: Fitzroy Island Return Catamaran Transfer

Depart from Cairns Marina and visit Fitzroy Island, a national park covered in lush tropical rainforest and boasting granite outcrops, open woodlands, mangroves, coral beaches. Walk to the lighthouse, dine at the restaurant, or relax at the famous Nudey Beach, voted the best beach in Australia. With up to 6 hours of free time, you will be able to explore the island through self-guided rainforest walks. Soak in the magic of the Great Barrier Reef by snorkeling, diving, and kayaking. At Fitzroy Island, you can snorkel the fringing reef only meters from the beach. You also have the option to bring a picnic lunch or purchase a casual lunch from the Fitzroy Island cafe. Extra activities include Foxy's Bar & Café, Pacific Island Store, snorkel hire, dive, and activities center - all available on the island at an extra cost.

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What people are saying about Fitzroy Island

It was a pretty nice first experience to travel to an island with a reef. The staff on our boat were very friendly and helpful, and were very clear and concise when it came to delivering instructions and information about our day on the island. We had also booked the beginner’s tour for snorkelling as it was our first time. Although we weren’t very accustomed to snorkelling yet, our guide was very informative and supportive of us, and had helped us stay afloat whilst giving us a very detailed tour off the coast above the coral reef. We had plenty of time to explore the island and relax, and although the reef we had explored weren’t very clear or colourful we still enjoyed the experience.

Amazing day! the boat/ferry to get there is always so packed on the weekends so try and do it on a weekday. No sand there all hard rocks so have proper shoes or swimming shoes. However amazing and so much to do!

Couldn’t have been more perfect. The crew were super friendly & knowledgeable. Will definitely be recommending

Staff on the tour were super pleasant and helpful. The lunch was good and I especially loved the snorkeling.

Great crew beautiful island just a great day in the tropics