Cairns Dive Centre can take you to the lovely Fitzroy Island. Our vessel MV Sunkist departs daily at 7:30am from E finger Cairns Marina. The journey from Cairns to Fitzroy Island is a short 45 minute experience taking you along the head lands past the magnificent granite boulders, small sandy coves and past Kings point. Fitzroy Island is a National Park featuring small rain forest patches, summit and light house hikes, plus Secret Garden and Nudey Beach walks. CDC can arrange other journeys to Hidden Beach, Shark Fin Bay or Little Fitzroy Island via our dive shop - Fitzroy Island Dive Centre. FIDC will also arrange your Glass Bottom Boat tours, offering a wet morning tour or a dry afternoon tour. FIDC also hires Snorkeling gear, Stand Up Paddle Board - Hire, Tours or Lessons, Kayak Hire - Single or Double and dives. FIDC along with CDC can arrange either an introductory dive, a certified dive or your learn to dive - as The PADI Open Water Dive Course. CDC has dived, snorkeled and operated on Fitzroy Island since 1983, we have many experienced crew that can assist with recommendations for how to best experience what Fitzroy Island has to offer.

FITZROY ISLAND ACTIVITIES

The activities on Fitzroy Island with Cairns Dive Centre will make the experience of the Island even more pleasurable. The dive shop is located right next to the resort pool. Once on the island make your way to the dive shop and either book your activity or redeem your booked activity. 

Transfer to Fitzroy Island

  • Boarding at 7:00am at E Finger at Marlin Marina - onboard MV Sunkist
  • Departing Cairns at 7:30am to Fitzroy Island arriving 8:15am
  • Departing Fitzroy at 3:15pm to Cairns arriving at 4:30pm 

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CDC Snorkel Hire

  • Mask and snorkel
  • Fins 

Explore the wonders of Fitzroy Islands fringing reefs, all within Welcome Bay or Nudey Beach.

Wet suit and stinger suit hire also available

Snorkeling in Welcome Bay

Snorkeling in Welcome Bay


Glass Bottom Boat Tour - Dry

  • Check in with FIDC
  • Departs 3:00pm - visits either
    • Welcome Bay
    • Shark Fin Bay
    • Little Fitzroy Island Bay
Coral Viewer DRY Tour at 3pm

Coral Viewer DRY Tour at 3pm


Glass Bottom Tour - Wet 

  • Check in with FIDC
  • Departs 10:30am - visits either
    • Welcome Bay
    • Shark Fin Bay
    • Little Fitzroy Island Bay

 

Coral Viewer WET Tour at 10:30am

Coral Viewer WET Tour at 10:30am


CDC Introductory Dive 

Adventurous people, with a desire to go below the water. CDC will book you in with FIDC to introduce you to diving. FIDC is a PADI resort facility with qualified PADI dive instructors that can show you the skills and introduces into the world of diving. The Iintroductory dive on Fitzroy Island will include a pool session and open water session. 

CDC and FIDC are 5 star PADI training facilities

CDC and FIDC are 5 star PADI training facilities


CDC Certified Dive

Do you have a certification to DIVE? FIDC can set you up for a certified DIVE. FIDC offer shore dives, boat dives and night dives. A certified dive includes all equipment, taxes. 

A Dive Guide is $15 per person per dive


CDC - Kayak hire

Hourly hire of either a Single Kayak or a Double Kayak

Please note the use is for inside Welcome Bay only


CDC - Paddle Boards

Hourly use of stand up Paddle Board inside Welcome Bay


Paddle Board Tour - outside Welcome Bay

Includes snack and juice, 2 hour with guide, departs 9:00am

Tours only available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Tour includes Return Transfer CNS - FI - CNS


Paddle Board Lessons

1 hour lesson on a Paddle Board

Lessons only available on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Tour includes Return Transfer CNS - FI - CNS