Full Day Great Barrier Reef Cruises To Fitzroy Island With Glass Bottom Boat

Looking for a Full Day Great Barrier Reef Cruises? Fitzroy Island has a 45 minute cruise from Cairns, with glass bottom boat tours to the best reef locations without even needing to get your feet wet.

Our Great Barrier Reef Cruise takes us along the scenic coastline South of Cairns, to the sheltered waters of Fitzroy Island. The perfect choice for anyone concerned about spending hours on a boat in large ocean waves.

Arriving at Fitzroy Island you’ll board our custom designed coral viewing vessel with glass panels built into the floor to allow you to see the corals and marine life up close for a 30 minute Great Barrier Reef cruise with commentary.

The rest of the day is yours to explore Fitzroy Island’s rainforest walking tracks or relax on the beaches.


  • Full Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise with six hours on Fitzroy Island
  • Glass Bottom Boat tour with commentary
  • Beach hire equipment such as paddle skis, stand up paddle boards and the ocean trampoline
  • Packed picnic lunch

Full Day Great Barrier Reef Cruises to Fitzroy Island Bonus Beach Hire

More than just a full day Great Barrier Reef cruises destination, Fitzroy Island also has some awesome water sports to try in Welcome Bay. Our glass bottom boat package gives you use of our beach hire equipment, saving you up to $18 per person.

  • try stand up paddle boarding
  • grab a single or double paddle ski
  •  jump on and off the ocean trampoline

Full Day Great Barrier Reef Cruises With Glass Bottom Boat at Fitzroy Island Prices

2 Adults and 2 Children
Adult $120
Child 4-14 years $80
Family rate saves $57
Prices valid to 31st March 2020.
Total price includes a levy of $5 per person for recovery of Fitzroy Island facilities licence fees, admin costs & charges.

Great Barrier Reef Cruises To Fitzroy Island Depart

  • Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal 9.00am located in the heart of the city at the end of Spence Street.
  • Fitzroy Island 4pm returning to Cairns at approximately 4:45pm

Return bus transfers from the Reef Fleet are available from $18 to Cairns Hotels and $22 to Northern Beaches hotels.

Packed Picnic Lunch

Lunch includes a piece of seasonal fruit, muesli fruit bar, juice and bottle of water.

Choose from the following picnic lunches:
• Cold option – chicken salad wrap + ham cheese roll
• Hot option – Japanese beef and potato curry
• Dietary options vegetarian, celiac, gluten, pork free

  • You can also book this package WITHOUT lunch, and either bring your own or purchase from Foxy’s bar on Fitzroy Island

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    Switch from our our glass bottom boat tour to snorkelling, with lunch and cruise From $120

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Full Day Great Barrier Reef Cruises Booking Conditions

To keep your day as safe as possible there are a few restrictions you should be aware before making your booking :

  • We highly recommend having your own travel insurance
  • Those under 16 must travel with a guardian or parent
  • You must check-in at the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal located at 1 Spence Street no later than 20 minutes before your departure
  • The beaches on Fitzroy Island are not patrolled by surf life savers
  • Marine stingers are present in tropical waters from November – May and you will be provided with a stinger suit for use while snorkelling during this period