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 for guests will be located at Fitzroy Island`s booking centre - Shop 2/1 Spence Street, Cairns. Check-in must be minimum 1 hour prior to departure. Check-in and Luggage drop off closes 30 minutes prior to departure. After check-in, proceed to Marlin Wharf Berth 20. Allow 7-10 minutes walk, boarding closes 15 mins prior to departure.
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 - The 11.00am ferry departing Cairns and the 12.15pm ferry departing Fitzroy Island does not operate 01 February - 31 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.