Fitzroy Island Snorkelling

Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef from right off the beach at Fitzroy Island. Perfect for families or those learning how to snorkel, with a wide variety of corals and fish species only meters from Fitzroy Island.

When you check in at the Cairns Reef Fleet terminal, we will give you a map of the island showing the best snorkelling locations accessible from the beach.

Departs Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
Adult $108
Child 4-14 years $67
2 Adults and 2 Children
Prices valid to 31st March 2018.
Total price includes a levy of $5 per person for recovery of Fitzroy Island facilities licence fees, admin costs & charges.
The Cairns Reef Fleet terminal is located in the heart of the city at the end of Spence Street.
Must be prebooked for lunch catering

Cairns Tour Includes

  • Fast catamaran transfer to Fitzroy Island
  • Snorkelling gear with mask and flippers
  • Beach hire equipment such as paddle skis and stand up paddle boards
  • Packed picnic lunch
  • Ocean trampoline
Departs Daily From:
  • Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal 9.00am
  • Fitzroy Island 4.30pm
  • Picnic lunch has a choice of hot, cold, vegetarian, halal, celiac, gluten and pork free options.

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Fitzroy Island Special Booking Conditions

To keep your day as safe as possible there are a few restrictions you should be aware before making your booking :

  • We highly recommend having your own travel insurance
  • Those under 18 must travel with a guardian or parent
  • You must check-in at the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal located at 1 Spence Street no later than 20 minutes before your departure
  • The beaches on Fitzroy Island are not patrolled by surf life savers
  • Marine stingers are present in tropical waters from November – May and you will be provided with a stinger suit for use while snorkelling during this period
Author Scott Lahney last modified this page March 30th, 2017