Fitzroy Island Ferry Transfers

Read trip advisor reviews of Fitzroy Island with Raging ThunderBeautiful unspoiled, uncrowded beaches await you on Fitzroy Island. Snorkel right off the beach with coral and fish only metres from the shore.

Fitzroy Island National Park covers 94% of the Island and offers scenic walking tracks to Nudey Beach, the Lighthouse and Summit.

Ferry Transfers

Travel to Fitzroy Island aboard our high speed ferry for a 45 minute scenic cruise along the coastline.

Your day includes :

  • Return ferry transfers to Fitzroy Island
  • Free ocean trampoline (seasonal)
  • Departs the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at 9:00am with final boarding closing at 8:55am
  • Departs Fitzroy Island Jetty at 4:30pm

Once you are on the island, visit Beach Hire located to the right of the jetty in Welcome Bay to hire your snorkeling gear, coral viewing boards, paddle skis, SUP’s or to book a glass bottom boat tour.

Or pre-book and save with an Activity Pass which includes your ferry transfers, lunch and beach hire activities with optional glass bottom boat tour.

 

Ferry Transfers with Picnic Lunch

For an easy day out, pre-order a packed picnic lunch which you can collect on the island from our Beach Hire Hut.

  • Return ferry transfers to Fitzroy Island
  • Free ocean trampoline (seasonal)
  • Departs the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at 9:00am with final boarding closing at 8:55am
  • Departs Fitzroy Island Jetty at 4:30pm
  • Picnic Lunch e.g. chicken and salad wrap, ham and cheese roll, piece of seasonal fruit, energy fruit bar, drink and bottle of water.

We also cater to vegetarians and guests requiring a gluten free meal, just let us know this is your preference when you pre-book.

 

Your Questions About Fitzroy Island Ferry Transfers

Be sure to also check out our Frequently Asked Questions section for general questions relating to your day on Fitzroy Island.

Where do I board the ferry?

Firstly you need to check-in on the morning of your departure at the Fitzroy Ferries Desk which is located inside the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal.  The desk is open between 8.15am to 8.55am and once you check-in you will be issued with a boarding pass for the ferry.

The Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal is located at 1 Spence Street (see a map here) which is a short walk from the Cairns Esplanade Lagoon, and is situated on the right hand side of the Pier Market Place.

Can I change my departure date?

Yes, up until 24 hours before your departure. There is no additional charge, simply phone 07 4030 7990 from 6am – 8pm.

Do I have to pre-book my picnic lunch?

Yes, as our caterer is based on the mainland.  Lunches are prepared fresh each morning and transferred to Fitzroy Island aboard the ferry, ready for collection from the Beach Hire hut.

Is there food available on the island?

Yes, meals and drinks are available at Foxy’s tavern at the southern end of the island, and there is also a small convenience store offering packaged food and drink.

Why is the ocean trampoline listed as seasonal?

The ocean trampoline may be removed from the water during periods of high wind for safety reasons.

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