About Fitzroy Island Ferry & Day Tours

Fitzroy Island Ferry & Day Trips

Fitzroy Island Cairns

Fitzroy island is located 29 kilometres south-east of Cairns and is only 45 minutes by ferry. All of our day trips depart from the Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns City.

Ferry Options Summary

Fitzroy Flyer
The Flyer is a large & modern catamaran which departs Cairns 3 - 5 times daily. When booking the flyer you can add extras such as snorkeling equipment and glass bottom boat tours.

Check-in opens 1 hour prior to departure at the Fitzroy Island Resort Booking Centre Shop 2/1 Spence Street  

  • Departs Cairns at 8am, 11am, 1:30pm
  • Departs Fitzroy at 9:30am, 12:15pm, 5pm

New Times available from the 26th June 2021
These additional times have been added for the school holiday period and will continue on weekends after the June, July school holidays.

  • Departs Cairns Marina at 10am, 4.30pm
  • Departs Fitzroy at 2:30pm, 7pm.

The Fitzroy Flyer is ideal for resort guests who need to book the ferry one way or return with different departure dates. 

Fitzroy Island Adventures
Fitzroy Island Adventures offers a smaller catamaran and departs Cairns at 9am daily. Passengers on Fitzroy Island adventures have unlimited use of the Ocean trampoline.

  • Departs Cairns at 9am
  • Departs Fitzroy at 4pm 

Sunlover Reef Cruises Ferry
Sunlover Reef Cruises is a large catamaran that stops at Fitzroy Island on the way to and from the outer Reef. Sunlover only offers one departure and return option. You don't have the option of including snorkeling gear or Glass Bottom Boat tours with Sunlover but these are available on the island.

  • Departs Cairns at 9.30am
  • Departs Fitzroy at 4.20pm 

Fitzroy Island Ferry & Day Tours


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