Things to Do | Tours & Activities

At Fitzroy Island, you can relax and escape, you can dive right into adventure or you can do a little of both. Accessible, affordable and friendly, the island’s safe, sheltered waters and pristine natural environment are here for all to explore and enjoy.

Day Tour Packages

  • Fitzroy Flyer Transfers
    $79 per adult, $39.50 per child and $209 for a family
  • Fitzroy Flyer & Glass Bottom Boat Tour OR Snorkel Hire
    $95 per adult, $49 per child and $239 for a family
  • Fitzroy Flyer, Glass Bottom Boat Tour AND Snorkel Hire
    $109 per adult, $64 per child and $295 for a family
  • Fitzroy Flyer & ‘Eye Spy’ Scenic Sailing Experience
    $129 per adult, $59 per child and $359 for a family

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Resort Transfer

A 45 minute Fitzroy Flyer ride will get you from Cairns to Fitzroy Island and back daily, perfect for day trips to visit the Great Barrier Reef.

Of course the Fitzroy Flyer will also get you there and back again when you’re heading to the Island for a longer holiday too.

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Dive and Adventure Centre

Enjoy the abundance of water activities available on the Island. Centre hire services include; sea kayaks, snorkel and stinger suit hire and stand up paddle boards. Diving equipment hire, tank fill and introduction dives are also available.  The Centre is located by the Resort Reception.

Open daily 9am – 4.30pm

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Turtle Rehabilitation Tours

The Fitzroy Island campus of Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre has opened its doors for daily tours allowing people to learn about the history of Save the Sea Turtles and the journey to recovery which injured or sick turtles undergo whilst at this centre, prior to their release back into the ocean.

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Educational & Student Tours

Fitzroy Island welcomes school and educational groups, come for the day or camp overnight.  Explore the living reef off the island, the National Park and Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.

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The Council Campground is located, next to the beach; only 5 minutes stroll from the Jetty and is managed by the Fitzroy Island Resort. It has approximately 20 tent sites, a very modern and stylish shower block, beachfront BBQs and pergola cover for eating areas. Campers need to supply their own equipment.

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Sunlover Reef Cruises

Fitzroy is conveniently located between Cairns and the outer Great Barrier Reef. Whilst staying on Fitzroy Island enjoy a day on the outer Moore Reef Pontoon snorkeling or diving.

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Eye Spy Sailing

Step aboard the luxurious Eye Spy Catamaran for a unique and personalised experience with a midday Scenic Sail or an afternoon Sunset Sail from Fitzroy Island.

Eye Spy is available for private charters.

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Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Departing twice a day the Glass Bottom Boat Tours allow you to get up close and personal with the Great Barrier Reef. The sheltered waters around Fitzroy Island abound with soft coral and marine life. Daily 10.30am and 3pm, bookings essential.

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