45 Minute Glass Bottom Boat Tour | 9:30am & 3:00pm Departures

Duration | 1 Hour
Mobile Ticket OK

Departing twice a day the Glass Bottom Boat Tours allow you to view the reef without getting wet. Ideal for non-swimmers and families with young children. The sheltered waters around Fitzroy Island are home to fringing coral reef offering a spectacular glimpse into the underwater world. Tours depart daily at 9:30am and 3:00pm. Duration: 45 minutes. Glass Bottom Boat Tours can be pre-booked or booked at the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub on the day.

9:30am Glass Bottom Boat
Suitable for the following Cairns to Fitzroy Island Ferry options.

  • 8.00am Fitzroy Flyer
  • 8:30am Fitzroy Island Adventures

3:00pm Glass Bottom Boat
Suitable for the following Fitzroy Island to Cairns Ferry options.

  • 4:00pm Fitzroy Island Adventures
  • 4:00pm Sunlover Cruises
  • 5:00pm Fitzroy Island Flyer

Meeting Point and Time
Please check-in 15 minutes prior at the Fitzroy Island Sports Hub located in the resort.

Marine Life around Fitzroy Island
The reef features a variety of hard and soft corals, which create vibrant underwater landscapes. Some common species include clownfish, parrotfish, and wrasses. The reef is also frequented by green sea turtles.
The water clarity varies with the seasons and currents, typically offering visibility from 5 to 15 meters. Even with variable visibility, the vibrant coral and marine life make snorkeling a rewarding experience.

Best Time to Visit
The dry season from May to October is ideal for visiting, offering clear skies and calm seas. However, the reef is accessible year-round.

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