fitzroy island day trip

Fitzroy Island


Fitzroy Island day trip from Cairns

For a completely different reef experience, book a trip to the tropical paradise of Fitzroy Island off the coast of Cairns. Rainforest covered mountains descend to unspoilt coral beaches and the calm sheltered waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Not to be missed.


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Full Island Day
$89 Adults
$49 Kids
$227 Family
Save $49 with 2 Adults and 2 kids

A favourite destination for Cairns locals and visitors alike, Fitzroy Island is 99 per cent lush rainforest, with gorgeous beaches, spectacular walking trails, abundant coral and marine life and plenty of adventure activities.

Sunlover runs a daily Fitzroy Island full-day experience with return ferry transfers to Fitzroy Island, snorkel equipment hire can be added to your day if required. You can snorkel straight off the beach and discover amazing marine life and sea turtles, or simply sit back and soak up the serenity on the sandy shores of the famous Nudey Beach - voted the best beach in Australia.

Foxy's Bar is open daily for lunch or a drink, take a bush walk to the island's summit or lighthouse or check out the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre.

This tropical paradise is just a short 45-minute ride in Sunlover's air-conditioned catamaran.


8:30am Check in opens
9:30am Depart Cairns Marina
10:15am to 4:20pm Fitzroy Island
5:30pm Arrive Cairns Marina

2 + 2
Return ferry $89 $47 $227
One way ferry $44.50 $24.50 $113.5
Return ferry + Snorkel Equipment Hire $105 $65 $275
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Don’t spend precious holiday time trying to decide between Fitzroy Island or Moore Reef – simply do both! Combine a Fitzroy Island day trip with our full day outer reef tour and you will definitely have the holiday of a lifetime.

Island & Reef

All inclusive $279 Adults $157 Kids $715 Family

Spend an hour exploring the tropical paradise of Fitzroy Island before heading to the outer reef to Sunlover’s Moore Reef pontoon to explore and enjoy the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. All reef tour inclusions apply.

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Reef and Fitzroy Island 1 day

Island & Reef

All inclusive $320 Adults $188 Kids $828 Family

For those with a little more time, take a full day on Fitzroy Island to explore the walking trails, beaches and wildlife PLUS a full day on Sunlover’s Moore Reef pontoon at the outer Great Barrier Reef at our discounted combo rate.

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Two day trip Fitzroy Island Moore reef

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