Half Day Great Barrier Reef Tours to Fitzroy Island

Looking for Great Barrier Reef Island Tours at an affordable price? Fitzroy Island half day tours from Cairns are $84, with snorkeling and glass bottom boat upgrades available on the day, or prebook and take advantage of some great savings.

Fitzroy Island was once part of mainland Australia, and part of the Great Barrier Reef has formed around the island. The perfect place for kids to try snorkeling and see the reef just like in Disney’s Finding Dory, with snorkel gear for hire.

Or stay dry and join our Great Barrier Reef tours aboard the Glass Bottom Boat, which show you some of the best coral and fish near the island.

Fitzroy Island Half Day Great Barrier Reef Tours have so much more to do with walks through the rainforest, safe swimming or building sand castles on uncrowded unspoiled beaches.


  • Half Day Great Barrier Reef Tours from Cairns to Fitzroy Island aboard our fast catamaran
  • Ocean trampoline is included FREE

Half Day Great Barrier Reef Tours to Fitzroy Island Price

2 Adults and 2 Children
Adult $84
Child 4-14 years $56
Family rate saves $56
Infants 0-3 travel free on our Full Day Great Barrier Reef Tours but must be pre-booked.
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.

Half Day Great Barrier Reef Tours Depart Daily From

  • Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal 11.00am located in the heart of the city at the end of Spence Street.
  • Fitzroy Island 2.00pm returning to Cairns at approximately 3:00pm

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

Beach Hire Options

From our beach hut in Welcome bay you can hire :

  • Snorkel gear with masks and fins
  • Coral viewing boards which are a boogie board with a plastic window built in, great for kids
  • Paddle skis with life jackets
  • Stand up paddle boards

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Fitzroy Island Half Day Great Barrier Reef Tours 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 Cairns 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
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