As the map shows, Fitzroy Island enjoys an exclusive location approximately 4 kilometres off the mainland of Cairns in North Queensland. Access to the island is by ferry and check-in procedure is to make your way directly to Berth 20 on Marlin Wharf at least 30 minutes prior to departure.
Fitzroy Flyer departs Marlin Wharf Cairns at 8.00am, 11.00am* and 1.30pm. All return ferry services depart Fitzroy Island's jetty at 9.30am, 12.15pm* and 5.00pm. Please check schedules at time of booking as information is subject to change.
Note - Ferry timetable is subject to change February - March.
To get to Cairns, Jetstar, Qantas and Virgin all operate direct flights from major cities throughout Australia. Flying time varies between 2 and a half hours and 3 and a half hours depending on your departure city. Cairns also has an International Airport which accepts direct flights from South East Asia, Japan and New Zealand.
Virgin Australia: Our preferred airline with direct daily flights out of Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne with connecting flights available from most major cities in Australia.
Jetstar: Departing from Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Melbourne direct daily to Cairns and from Adelaide and Perth 4 days a week.
Qantas: Provide daily direct flights from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Darwin. Direct flights are also available from Auckland, New Zealand.
Qantaslink: Qantas regional airline provide direct flights from Alice Springs, Ayers Rock, Gladstone, Gove Mackay, Horn Island, Thursday Island, Townsville, Weipa, Hamilton Island.