Fitzroy Island & Great Barrier Reef Tour

Tour Code: 446

Prices From

au$259

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$151.00
Family: au$687.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

Double your fun on this Fitzroy Island and the Outer Great Barrier Reef tour from Cairns. Snorkeling, glass bottom boat and semi-submersible submarine tours, rainforest walks, and an amazing new floating pontoon with giant water slide awaits. Perfect for all ages and activity levels.

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Highlights

  • Explore Fitzroy Island on a self-guided rainforest walk
  • New multi-level pontoon at Moore Reef complete with supersized sundeck and the only theme park style spaghetti waterslide on the Reef!
  • Snorkel straight off the beach and explore the stunning fringing coral reef at Fitzroy Island
  • Coral viewing tours in a glass bottom boat and semi-submersible

Perfect Selfie

  • Underwater with your makeup or sunglasses on? It may be a self-helpie (pic taken by a friend), but have a buddy snap away as you dive completely dry on the Seawalker!

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Fitzroy Island Tour

Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal between 7.15am and 7.30am and make your way to Cairns Marlin Marina where you'll board a spacious, high-speed catamaran for an 8.00 am departure on your Fitzroy Island tour.

Enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea on boarding, and then sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort and listen to an informative reef presentation by a marine naturalist during the quick 45-minute journey to Fitzroy Island.

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Included In Price

  • Air-conditioned, high speed catamaran
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
  • Enjoy 1 hour exploring Fitzroy Island and 5 hours on the Outer Barrier Reef and Moore Reef platform
  • Multi-level pontoon with large upper level sundeck and waterslide into the Reef
  • Informative presentation hosted by marine naturalist
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Guided coral viewing from semi-submersible craft and glass bottom boat (Moore Reef pontoon)
  • All snorkelling equipment and expert instruction (Moore Reef pontoon)
  • Fish feeding presentations
  • Fully enclosed children's wading pool at the Moore Reef Pontoon
  • Underwater observatory at the Moore Reef Pontoon
  • Marine life touch tank at the Moore Reef Pontoon
  • Freshwater showers and change rooms
  • Tea and coffee prior to leaving the pontoon
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

8.00am departure from Cairns Marlin Marina

Departure Instructions
  • 7.15am-7.30am: Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal. 8.00am: Departs Cairns Marlin Marina for Fitzroy Island
  • 10.15am: Boat departs Fitzroy Island for Moore Reef Pontoon for 4 hours on the Outer Reef
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Pick up time from accommodation will be advised upon booking
Destinations
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Moore Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Operates 365 days a year!
Christmas Day tours incur a Public Holiday surcharge

Duration

Full day: 8.00am - 5.30pm
1 hour on Fitzroy Island; 4 hours on Moore Reef, Outer Great Barrier Reef

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (SPF 30+ water resistant)
  • Swimming costume
  • Cash ($AUD) or Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard) for any onboard purchases
  • Camera (charged)
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Transfers to and from accommodation in Cairns, Palm Cove and Northern Beaches
  • Seawalker helmet diving
  • Introductory and certified scuba diving
  • Guided snorkel tours
  • Scenic helicopter flights (from Moore Reef platform)
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium, Active

Restrictions
  • Medium fitness is required for snorkel safari tour.
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Scuba Doo and Helmet Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from helmet diving and scuba doo.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for helmet diving/scuba doo is 12 years.
  • Flying after diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Seawalker Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • Family Fare: 2 Adults and 2 Children
  • Infants travel free under the age of four
  • Parents can take prams, strollers and capsules on boat
Cancellation Policy

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.

  • Any bookings cancelled within 72 hours of departure will be subject to a cancellation charge.
  • A 100% cancellation fee will be charged for (Free & Independent Traveller) passengers cancelling within 24 hours of departure.
Eco Certifications
Certified Tourism
Ecotourism Certified
Double your fun on this Fitzroy Island and the Outer Great Barrier Reef tour from Cairns. Snorkeling, glass bottom boat and semi-submersible submarine tours, rainforest walks, and an amazing new floating pontoon with giant water slide awaits. Perfect for all ages and activity levels.

Read More

Highlights

  • Explore Fitzroy Island on a self-guided rainforest walk
  • New multi-level pontoon at Moore Reef complete with supersized sundeck and the only theme park style spaghetti waterslide on the Reef!
  • Snorkel straight off the beach and explore the stunning fringing coral reef at Fitzroy Island
  • Coral viewing tours in a glass bottom boat and semi-submersible

Perfect Selfie

  • Underwater with your makeup or sunglasses on? It may be a self-helpie (pic taken by a friend), but have a buddy snap away as you dive completely dry on the Seawalker!

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Fitzroy Island Tour

Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal between 7.15am and 7.30am and make your way to Cairns Marlin Marina where you'll board a spacious, high-speed catamaran for an 8.00 am departure on your Fitzroy Island tour.

Enjoy a complimentary coffee or tea on boarding, and then sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort and listen to an informative reef presentation by a marine naturalist during the quick 45-minute journey to Fitzroy Island.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Air-conditioned, high speed catamaran
  • Complimentary tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
  • Enjoy 1 hour exploring Fitzroy Island and 5 hours on the Outer Barrier Reef and Moore Reef platform
  • Multi-level pontoon with large upper level sundeck and waterslide into the Reef
  • Informative presentation hosted by marine naturalist
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Guided coral viewing from semi-submersible craft and glass bottom boat (Moore Reef pontoon)
  • All snorkelling equipment and expert instruction (Moore Reef pontoon)
  • Fish feeding presentations
  • Fully enclosed children's wading pool at the Moore Reef Pontoon
  • Underwater observatory at the Moore Reef Pontoon
  • Marine life touch tank at the Moore Reef Pontoon
  • Freshwater showers and change rooms
  • Tea and coffee prior to leaving the pontoon
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

8.00am departure from Cairns Marlin Marina

Departure Instructions
  • 7.15am-7.30am: Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal. 8.00am: Departs Cairns Marlin Marina for Fitzroy Island
  • 10.15am: Boat departs Fitzroy Island for Moore Reef Pontoon for 4 hours on the Outer Reef
Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Pick up time from accommodation will be advised upon booking
Destinations
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Moore Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Operates 365 days a year!
Christmas Day tours incur a Public Holiday surcharge

Duration

Full day: 8.00am - 5.30pm
1 hour on Fitzroy Island; 4 hours on Moore Reef, Outer Great Barrier Reef

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen (SPF 30+ water resistant)
  • Swimming costume
  • Cash ($AUD) or Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard) for any onboard purchases
  • Camera (charged)
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Transfers to and from accommodation in Cairns, Palm Cove and Northern Beaches
  • Seawalker helmet diving
  • Introductory and certified scuba diving
  • Guided snorkel tours
  • Scenic helicopter flights (from Moore Reef platform)
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium, Active

Restrictions
  • Medium fitness is required for snorkel safari tour.
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Scuba Doo and Helmet Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from helmet diving and scuba doo.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for helmet diving/scuba doo is 12 years.
  • Flying after diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Seawalker Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • Family Fare: 2 Adults and 2 Children
  • Infants travel free under the age of four
  • Parents can take prams, strollers and capsules on boat
Cancellation Policy

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.

  • Any bookings cancelled within 72 hours of departure will be subject to a cancellation charge.
  • A 100% cancellation fee will be charged for (Free & Independent Traveller) passengers cancelling within 24 hours of departure.
Eco Certifications
Certified Tourism
Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 446

Prices From

au$259

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$151.00
Family: au$687.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

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