4 Night Fitzroy Island & Ferry package

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4 Night Fitzroy Island & Ferry package Info

4 night Fitzroy Island Resort & Ferry package offers an unbeatable price for a magical tropical rainforest island experience combined with return ferry transfers from Cairns.  

Amazing Value Package includes:

  • 4 nights at Fitzroy Island Resort
  • Return ferry transfers from Cairns 
  • Departs daily

DAY 1 - Check-in to Fitzroy Island Fast Cat

Fitzroy Island Fast Cat Departures:  Ferry departs from A Finger Wharf

Cairns – Fitzroy Island :  8am, 11am and 1:30pm
Fitzroy Island – Cairns :  9:30am, 12:15pm and 5pm

Check-in directly onto the Fitzroy Island Fast Cat 30 mins prior to departure.  Please advise your Ferry times when booking this package. 
Guests proceed directly to Marlin Wharf (A Finger Wharf) and turn left at the end.  There is no need to go into the Reef Fleet Terminal.

It is only a relaxing 45 minute ride in the190 seat air-conditioned catamaran Fast Cat from our Marlin Wharf berth (Cairns) to the sheltered waters of Welcome Bay on Fitzroy Island.

After a short 45 minute ferry ride from Cairns the view of Fitzroy Island Resort with an impressive majestic mountainous backdrop will come into view.  Here you can experience the crystal clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef with impressive fringing coral reefs off the island.

Fitzroy Island Resort is a Contemporary Resort with a Classic Island Style combining Natural Stone, Timber and Water and Light features creating a memorable Island experience.

Resort Features:
  • Swimming Pool and spa
  • Swim up pool bar
  • Restaurant open for breakfast lunch, and dinner
  • Foxy's Bar & Cafe (live entertainment most weekends)
  • Guest laundry (coin operated)
  • BBQ area
  • Souvenir and snack shop
  • Cinema
  • Kid's games/play room
  • Conference/function rooms

Resort Hotel Rooms:

  • King or twin bedding
  • Air-conditioning & Ceiling fan
  • Plasma TV
  • Mini-bar and refrigerator
  • Tea & coffee making facilities
  • Marble bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Hairdryer
  • Linen and towels provided
  • Iron & ironing board
  • *These rooms do not have a balcony or view to the ocean.


Additionally Ocean Suites Feature:

  • Kitchenette (microwave, toaster and full size fridge)
  • Laundry with washer and dryer
  • Lounge & dining area
  • Queen bed sleeps 2 guests
  • Double sofa bed in lounge sleeps up to 2 guests
  • Spacious Balcony
  • Shower and heated towel rails
  • * Some rooms with ocean view (ground floor suites have garden view)

2 bedroom Ocean Suite
Is a combination of an Ocean Suite and Resort Studio room adjacent to each other connected through a common walkway. The rooms are not interconnecting and may not be suitable for families with small children.

DAY 2, 3 & 4 - At leisure to explore Fitzroy Island

Fitzroy Island is covered with magnificent rainforest and features many walking tracks ranging from a short stroll to Nudey Beach through to a more challenging hike to the Summit. The island is surrounded by beautiful fringing reefs which are teeming with marine life. The best snorkelling is off the rocks between Welcome Bay and Nudey Beach. Expect to see Turtles, tropical fish and many colourful corals.  It is possible to pre-book an activities package for an additional cost that includes Snorkel Hire (1 day), Glass Bottom Boat Tour (1 hour) and Kayak (1 hour).

DAY 5 - Ferry departures from Fitzroy Island to Cairns at 9:30am, 12.15pm and 5pm.  
Arrive into Cairns at 10.15am, 1pm and 5.45pm
Please advise your preferred ferry times when booking.  Ferry times can be changed, subject to availability, with no additional charge. 
Bag storage and change facilities are available for guests on the Island. 

**Please be mindful of Ferry times when booking flights.

Great Barrier Reef Day Trip - Optional extra:  (charges apply) 
Sunlover Moore Reef Outer Barrier Reef departs from Fitzroy Island daily. Combine this cruise with your package.   

Jump on-board Sunlover Reef Cruises that picks you up at 10:15am from the wharf on Fitzroy Island and head out the pontoon at Moore Reef on the Outer Barrier Reef. You will have 4 hours on the pontoon to experience the reef from many aspects.


  • Sumptuous buffet lunch- fresh seafood, hot dishes, salads and tropical fruits
  • All snorkelling equipment- buoyancy vest, mask and snorkel
  • Complimentary glass bottom boat
  • Semi-Submersible vessel tours
  • Marine Life touch tank- See unique creatures of the reef up close
  • Underwater observatory with daily reef naturalist presentations
  • Fish feeding
  • Kids swimming enclosure - Small children can also enjoy the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef in the safety of an enclosed pool area. Fish can swim inside the enclosure for a true reef experience. 

OPTIONAL ACTIVITIES (charges apply and must be pre-booked):

  • Certified Scuba Diving
  • Introductory Diving
  • Guided Snorkel Tours
  • Scenic Helicopter Flights


  • The Fitzroy Island Resort and Ferry Package includes accommodation and return ferry transfers from Cairns with Fitzroy Island Ferries. 
  • Please advise your arrival time so that we can pre-book your ferry times.  
  • It is possible to extend your stay on Fitzroy Island, please enquire for extra nights rates.
  • You can start this package any day of the week.
  • Families can be accommodated.  Please enquire ..



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Guest Reviews

Fitzroy Island Flyer (32)

Nice day on Fitzroy

Enjoyable trip out to Fitzroy Island, particularly because of Aaron.

Posted By Belinda Kejda

FItzroy Ferry

Enjoyed the ride and especially the crew who were very cheerful and helpful.

Posted By Richard Hockett


Great ferry ride. Very professional. Safe. Punctual. Highly recommend

Posted By Fiona Macdonald

Nice Journey

Friendly staff, comfortable journey on the Fastcat.

Posted By Lorraine Bayliss

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beautiful island

beautiful island, highly recommend a stay at Fitzroy for all.

Posted By Graham Lane

Suit all types of people

Fitzroy Island Resort facilities maintenance could do with more attention to details.
Great spot, lovely relaxing time, good variety of things to do to suit all types of people young and old.

Posted By Andrew Morton

Peaceful & down to earth

Lovely peaceful and down to earth.

Posted By Scott Kuegler

Amazing experience!

Amazing experience! Thank you so much. Have recommended your service to all

Posted By Samantha Radford

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