Fitzroy Island Sea Kayaking & Snorkel Tour

Cruise crystal clear waters and explore Fitzroy Island's hidden gems.

Cairns, Australia
Full Day
Start time
08:00 am
Minimum age
14 yrs
Fitness level
FromAUD $159
Levy $10 included
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What's Included

  • Return ferry transfers
  • 3 hour fully guided sea kayak tour, with all tuition provided and no experience necessary
  • Picnic lunch
  • Snorkelling equipment including prescription masks if required, which can be used all day
  • Stinger suits (Nov - May)


Would you like to have a unique close-up experience of the Great Barrier Reef? Well look no further. On our Fitzroy Island sea kayaking and snorkel tour you will discover the very best of this beautiful island with the help from our professional, informative guides. No prior paddling experience necessary!

Explore the beauty of the reef and Fitzroy Island on this fully guided laid-back tour.  A fast ferry takes us to Fitzroy Island, there we will get a safety briefing before taking to the water. Time to explore the island's hidden delights and private beaches! In the afternoon you have the chance to explore Fitzroy Island's beaches, fringing coral reefs and walking tracks with full use of the snorkelling gear.



Check-in time at the Reef Fleet Terminal starts at 08:00 am. We meet at the Reef Fleet Terminal at 08:15 am and check in at the Fitzroy Ferries desk for our Ferry transfer which will take us to Fitzroy Island. Boarding closes at 08:50 am. You will find the Reef Fleet Terminal on the waterfront between the Pier Marketplace & Hilton Hotel.

At 09:00 am, our ferry will depart and take us to Fitzroy Island from Reef Fleet Terminal.

We will arrive at the island at 09:45 am. There we will get time to change into our kayak gear and take a short break before meeting our experienced guide.

In the morning, we will meet our experienced sea kayak guide at the Beach Hire Hut next to the jetty for a safety briefing.
Our guide will take us paddling to stunning beaches and amazing bays around Fitzroy Island. Keep your eyes open and see if you can spot all of the wonderful marine life. You might even get the chance to snorkel at some secluded locations!
We return to the beach hut at around 13:30 pm, where you can collect your lunch. 


After 14:00 pm, you can enjoy a free and relaxing afternoon on the island. Sit back and enjoy the sun, use the ocean trampoline, try out the paddle skis or use your snorkel gear to explore more marine life. Please return your snorkel gear to the beach hut by 15:30 pm. 

We will leave the island at 16:30 pm and return to Cairns by ferry. We will reach Cairns at approximately 17:15 pm. 



Departures: Daily from Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns at 09:00 am 
Returns: 17:15 pm


What to bring

  • Swimwear
  • Camera
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Money for drinks & Levy
  • Ticket


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Terms & Conditions:

  1. The supplier highly recommend having your own travel insurance

  2. Minimum age is 14 years and those under 18 must travel with a guardian or parent

  3. The locations visited on this guided tour are weather dependent and subject to minimum numbers

Cancellation Policy:

In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:

  • Cancellations or changes more than 24 hours before departure: no fee
  • Cancellations within 24 hours of departure: 100% of the cost
  • Changes to date made within 24 hours of departure: $15 change fee

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