Day Trips | Tours & Activities

Come for the day and explore the incredible beauty of Fitzroy Island, just 45 minutes by boat from Cairns.

Accessible, affordable and friendly, the island’s safe, sheltered waters and pristine natural environment are here for all to explore and enjoy.

Anyone travelling to Fitzroy Island under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

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Day Trip Options

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.

  • Full Day Trip – Fitzroy Island Transfers
    $86 per adult, $43 per child and $220 for a family

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Resort Transfer

The Fitzroy Flyer will also get you to Fitzroy Island when you’re heading to the Island for a longer holiday too.

Resort Guests please book your transfers at the time of booking or via the link below.

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Helpful Information for your Day Trip

 

Things To Do

At Fitzroy Island, you can relax and escape, you can dive right into adventure or you can do a little of both! Discover the magic of the Great Barrier Reef, hike the islands walking trails, visit the Turtle Centre and so much more.

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How to Get Here

Discover the Fitzroy Flyer transfer times, parking facilities in Cairns, boarding instructions and more.

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Where to Eat & Drink

Day Trip guests can soak up the superb views over Welcome Bay at Foxy’s Beachfront Bar & Cafe and enjoy a delicious lunch, cool beverage or sundowner cocktail. Day Trip guests can also access the General Store for a range of packaged food, drinks and general needs.

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Walking Trails

Discover the islands walking trails like the trek to our famous Nudey Beach, an easy walk through the Secret Garden or a more challenging hike up the Summit. Download our ultimate self-guided walk booklet and learn about the islands history, rainforest ecology, flora, fauna and more!

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Island Map

Download our island map before your arrival.

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