Fitzroy Island Fast Cat

Perfect Reef & Island Daytrip

  • 45 minute ferry ride | 3 Ferries daily
  • Rainforest & Coral Reef
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FROM $78 PER PERSON
Inc. all levies & taxes

Fitzroy Island Fast Cat Info

Fitzroy Island Day Trip

Fitzroy Island Fastcat departs Cairns Marlin Marina to fitzroy Island 3 times Daily. This vessel is owned and operated by Fitzroy Island Resort.

The journey is a relaxing 45 minute ride in the 190 seat air-conditioned catamaran Fast Cat from Cairns to the sheltered waters of Welcome Bay on Fitzroy Island.

Fitzroy Island Fast Cat Departures:
Marlin Jetty - Berth 20
Cairns – Fitzroy Island:  8am, 11am and 1:30pm
Fitzroy Island – Cairns;  9:30am, 12:15pm and 5pm

Guests proceed directly down Marlin Wharf (A Finger Wharf) from the Reef Fleet Terminal and turn left at the end.

A 45 minute Fast Cat ride will get you from Cairns to Fitzroy Island and back daily, perfect for day trips to visit the Great Barrier Reef.  Of course the Fast Cat will also get you there and back again when you’re heading to the Island for a longer holiday too.

Things to do on Fitzroy Island:

Enjoy the abundance of activities available on the Island from the Dive and Adventures Centre including kayaking, snorkelling, glass bottom boat tours and paddle boarding (charges apply).

If you are looking for something more relaxed, simply soak up some sun on the beach and go for a swim in the surf. If you are the adventuring type go for one of the free self-guided walks through the secret garden in the Rainforest or challenge yourself with a walk to the Summit Lighthouse. The Island also offers fish feeding at 11:30am and 4:00pm daily from the Jetty.

Glass Bottom Boat departure times from Fitzroy Island & info:   

10am departure is a wet tour.  45 minutes on the Glass Bottom Boat and 45 minutes snorkelling including snorkelling gear, at a secluded area that is unable to be accessed from the beach. 

3pm departure is a 45 minute Glass Bottom Boat tour only.  Suitable for non-swimmers and families with young children. 

Food and Drink:

Foxy’s Bar and Café provide a wide range of food and drink options including Kids meals and coffee. The General Store also has a range of food, drinks and general needs including pies, sandwiches, ice-creams, BBQ packs, soft drinks and sunblock. (charges apply).

Students & Parents Please Note:   Fitzroy Fast Cat does not accept children or teenagers 17 years or younger travelling without adult supervision.  Raging Thunder Ferry does accept children or teenagers 16 years or older travelling without adult supervision.  Please book your ferry transfer with Raging Thunder if you are 16 or 17 years old.  The students who book with Fitzroy Fastcat will be turned back when they arrive on the island.  Raging Thunder is also available to book on this website. 

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Fitzroy Island Fast Cat Rates

All prices shown in Australian Dollars

Prices valid from now until 31 March 2018

Island Guests - Return Ferry Adult Children Family Enquire
Return Fitzroy Island Transfers | Resort Guests $78 $39 $205 Book
Ferry Transfers: 8am Departure Adult Children Family Enquire
1/2 Day Fitzroy Island Transfers | 8am - 12:15pm $78 $39 $205 Book
Return Fitzroy Island Transfers | 8am - 5pm $78 $39 $205 Book
1/2 Day Fitzroy Island + Glass B Boat | 8am - 12:15pm $91 $47 $235 Book
1/2 Day Fitzroy Island + Snorkelling | 8am - 12:15pm $91 $47 $235 Book
Fitzroy Island + Glass Bottom Boat | 8am-5pm $91 $47 $235 Book
Fitzroy Island Transfers + Snorkelling | 8am - 5pm $91 $47 $235 Book
1/2 Day Fitzroy Island, Glass BB & Snorkel Gear 8am-12:15pm $105 $59 $285 Book
Fitzroy Island, Glass BB & Snorkel Gear | 8am - 5pm $105 $59 $285 Book
Ferry Transfers: 1:30pm Departure Adult Children Family Enquire
1/2 Day Fitzroy Island Transfers | 1:30pm - 5:00pm $78 $39 $205 Book
1/2 Day Fitzroy Island + Glass B Boat | 1.30pm - 5:00pm $91 $47 $235 Book
1/2 Day Fitzroy Island + Snorkelling | 1.30pm - 5:00pm $91 $47 $235 Book
Ferry Transfers: 11am Departure Adult Children Family Enquire
Return Fitzroy Island Transfers | 11am - 5pm $78 $39 $205 Book
Fitzroy Island Transfers + Glass Bottom Boat | 11am-5pm $91 $47 $235 Book
Fitzroy Island Transfers + Snorkelling | 11:00am - 5:00pm $91 $47 $235 Book
Fitzroy Island, Glass BB & Snorkel Gear 11am-5pm $105 $59 $285 Book

All prices shown in Australian Dollars

Prices valid from 01 April 2018 until 31 March 2019

Island Guests - Return Ferry Adult Children Family Enquire
Return Fitzroy Island Transfers | Resort Guests $79 $40 $208 Book
Ferry Transfers: 8am Departure Adult Children Family Enquire
Return Fitzroy Island Transfers | 8am - 5pm $79 $40 $208 Book
Ferry Transfers: 11am Departure Adult Children Family Enquire
Return Fitzroy Island Transfers | 11am - 5pm $79 $40 $208 Book

Optional Extras

Prices valid from Prices valid from now until 31 March 2018

Glass Bottom Boat | Family 2 Ad 2 Ch $30
Glass Bottom Boat | Adult $13
Glass Bottom Boat | Child $11

TERMS

Child Age = 4-13 years

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