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4 - 14 years



2 Adults + 2 Children


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Whale Watching Tour

Don’t forget your camera as you are set for an incredible day out on the water with Whale Watching Tours Cairns. Cruising on one of our premium stable catamaran’s. you will venture out towards the Great Barrier Reef and witness the majestic Humpback Whale migration.

Want to enjoy Fitzroy Island prior to the Whale Watching Tour? Choose the 9am departure time.

Love a sleep in? Choose our 11am departure and enjoy Fitzroy Island after the Whale watching tour.

See more below on what to expect on your day!

9am Itinerary

  • 9:00
    • Depart on a 45 minute catamaran transfer to Fitzroy Island and enjoy two hours free time on the island before the Whale Watching Tour
      Nudey Beach Fitzroy Island
    • Meet back at the dock at Fitzroy Island to commence your Whale Watching experience.
  • 12:00
    • Whale Watching Tour – Approx 90mins
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    • Boat heads back to Fitzroy Island
  •  14:00
    • Depart Fitzroy Island and arrive back at Cairns at 14:50
  • Want more time at Fitzroy Island?!
    • Passengers can jump on the 4pm if there are available spaces. Please speak to our crew on the day to see if you can. Arrive back in Cairns at 16:50

11am Itinerary

  • 11:00
    • Depart on a 45 minute catamaran transfer to Fitzroy Island before the Whale Watching Tour.
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  • 12:00
    • Whale Watching Tour – Approx 90mins
      Cairns Whale watching cruise
  • 14:00
    • 2 hours free time at Fitzroy Island
  • OR Don’t want to stay at Fitzroy Island after?
    • Passengers that choose the 11am service not wanting any time at Fitzroy Island may have the opportunity to return on the earlier service to Cairns, this is subject to availability and cannot be booked online. Ask our team on the day. Arrive back in Cairns at 14.50
  • 16:00
    • Depart Fitzroy Island and arrive at Cairns at 16:50Cairns Whale Watching cruise plus Fitzroy Island

What To Bring

Extra cash or a credit card

For any onboard purchases including optional activities, souvenirs, professional onboard photos and bar items (Visa, MasterCard – surcharges apply).

Things For The Trip Home

Towel, hat, sunglasses, sun screen and a dry change of clothes.

Protective Shoes

Fitzroy Island has coral beaches, so shoes or flip-flops are a great idea

Optional Extras

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Snorkel Equipment Hire

Snorkel equipment can be booked for your use during your time on Fitzroy. Equipment includes mask, snorkel, fins, lycra suit and flotation vests.

Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Glass Bottom Boat Tours

Explore below from above! Stay dry and book a ride around the island to see some of the best coral reefs around the island. Spot sea turtles and colorful fish as you are guided by our expert staff



Small lockers available at Foxy’s bar for a small charge if required – while theft is very rare we suggest valuables are better off left in your hotel room or with the concierge.

Experience Co coach and bus transfers

Coach Transfers

Please call us to discuss transfers if you need them from your hotel. Additional cost per person applies. Available for 0900am departures only.

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