Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island Charters

Fitzroy Island Marine National Park is a quick 45 minute boat transfer from Cairns City.

Snorkel straight off the beach in the calm waters of Welcome Bay, take a rainforest walk in the National Park or Hike to the Lighthouse for spectacular panoramic views

Water activities include snorkeling, introductory or certified Scuba diving, kayaks, paddle skis, stand up paddle boards, glass bottom boat tours and a unique ocean trampoline. ea adventure.

Fitzroy Island Activities

Explore the Great Barrier Reef – Snorkelling, Diving and Swimming

Fitzroy Island is the perfect spot to visit the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, and it’s a great land based alternative to the Barrier Reef pontoon experience. You can swim, snorkel and dive in safety off iconic coral beaches, exploring a World Heritage Listed coral reef system.

Turtle Rehabilitation Tours

The Fitzroy Island campus of Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre has opened its doors for daily tours allowing people to learn about the history of the organisation and the journey to recovery which injured or sick turtles undergo whilst at this centre, prior to their release back into the ocean.

Walking and Exploring

At Fitzroy Island, it’s all about rainforest, beaches and high reaches, with just as much to explore on land as in the sea.  Explore the bush walking tracks throughout the island, like the Lighthouse and Summit walks, with views all the way to the Barrier Reef.  Trek to magic spots like Secret Garden and Nudey Beach, one of Far North Queensland’s most iconic beaches.

Water Sports

Enjoy the abundance of water activities available on the Island. Activities include single or double kayaks with glass portal viewing, stand up paddle boards and a Giant ocean trampoline.

Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Glass Bottom Boat Tours allow you to get up close and personal with the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet. The sheltered waters around Fitzroy Island abound with soft coral and marine life.

Escape and Unwind on the Beach

Picture yourself relaxing on a beach lined with coconut trees and sloping gently into the calm, clear Coral Sea.

Charter Rates

Please contact our Charter department for a price on application. Email:

Suggested Itinerary

09:30 Vessel departs from Marlin Marina, Cairns for Fitzroy Island
17:00 Return to Marlin Marina, Cairns

Bookings and Enquiries

07 4031 1588
8am – 5pm 7 Days