Take a 45 minute scenic boat ride from Cairns to spend a day snorkelling and scuba diving on Fitzroy Island, or do some hiking up to the top of the island up to the lighthouse then thru the rainforest to the secret garden.
From Cairns we provide fast ferry boat transfers to and from Fitzroy Island daily so visitors can spend a full day exploring the coral reefs and the mountainous terrain on the Island.
Check in for the Fitzroy Island ferry tour is directly at the Cairns Marina.
Fitzroy Island Ferry Boat Tours - Great Barrier Reef Activities on the Island
Fitzroy Island is a mecca for fun water and land activities, relax or be active both can be enjoyed here.
A large range of beach hire equipment is available for hire on the island.
Explore the island by foot as there are many hiking tracks suited to different fitness levels on Fitzroy Island.
Take a tour through the turtle rehabilitation centre or just relax under a tree beachside.
Choose the option that suit you best.
Full day Fitzroy Island - 08:45am Departure
8.00am Check in opens
8.45am Depart Cairns Marina
9.30am Arrive Fitzroy Island
4.00pm Depart Fitzroy Island
4.45pm Arrive Cairns Marina
Snorkeling Equipment Hire - needs to be prebooked
Please ensure you prebook your snorkel equipment, it includes:
Snorkelling equipment will be given out on board the vessel enroute to Fitzroy Island.
Passengers must return items once re-boarding vessel.
Activities on Fitzroy Island
The Fitzroy Island Sports Hub Fitzroy Island Sports Hub is located in the Resort, close to the reception.
Fitzroy Island Sports Hub is located in the Resort, close to the reception.
Fitzroy Island Hikes
Discover Fitzroy Island by foot with a variety of hikes that venture up through the mountain range and amidst tropical rainforests that cover the island.
A variety of reptiles, birdlife and flying foxes call Fitzroy Island home and may be seen as you follow the tracks.
Choose a hike to suit your fitness levels:
Dining on Fitzroy Island
Foxy’s is a large Pacific Islands bar with a 70s structural theming, situated right on the beach front, about 100 metres from the resort buildings, south of the main creek (on the way to Nudey Beach). Foxy’s Bar features the best beachside view for sunset, pool tables, a dance floor and big sports TV.
Foxy’s has an excellent casual cafe style food menu including kids meals and provides a wide range of beers, wine and soft drinks plus a cocktail menu and the essential cappuccino! Food and drinks are also served from Zephyr Restaurant and the Pool Bar.
Join us for Happy Hour daily from 3-4pm and 8-9pm on Friday & Saturday evenings.
The General Store is located next to Foxy’s.
Beverage: 10:00am to late
Lunch service: 11:00am to 3:00pm
Dinner service: 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Opening hours are subject to change
Zephyr Restaurant on Fitzroy Island is open daily for breakfast and dinner and overlooks the calm waters of Welcome Bay offering a true tropical dining experience. At night the outdoor terraces come alive with diners enjoying the alfresco setting for a la carte dining offering Modern Australian Cuisine.
Zephyr is the perfect venue for families, friends or a romantic dinner. For a truly intimate experience, book a private dinner for you and your loved one – perfect for a proposal or celebration.
The team at Zephyr pride ourselves in offering an unparalled dining experience delivered with a warm smile, and great views. The restaurant is fully licensed and has a wide selection of wines and beverages available. Celebrating a special event or wish to make a reservation for a group? Let us know and we can tailor make your dining experience.
DAILY OPENING HOURS:
Breakfast: 7:30am to 11:00am, last booking at 10:30am
Dinner: 5:30pm to 9:00pm (last booking at 8pm)*
Food and drink service is also out of Foxy’s and the Pool Bar. Opening hours are subject to change.
Reservations are recommended for both breakfast and dinner.
We recommend you make your preferred breakfast & dinner booking time on arrival as the restaurant can get busy during the weekend and school holidays. If you have special dietary requirements, please also advise us on booking so we can advise the Chef.
January - December
Full day 6.5 hours on the island
Restaurant and bar facilities available on Fitzroy Island
All cancellations must be in writing.
Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.
Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.
Tour Operator's Cancallation Policy:
100% cancellation fee will be charged for passengers cancelling within 24 hours of departure.
Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.
Tour Code: 115