Cairns to Fitzroy Island Stand-Up Paddleboard, Snorkeling Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Cairns

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Your guide will meet you at the Reef Terminal where your adventure will begin, waiting at the local cafe outside the main entrance, we grab our equipment and off we set down to the boat. We will arrive on the island around 9 am, we head down to the camp grounds and get set up for our  three hour guided tour.  We hit the water with our boards and snorkel gear, starting with ocean skills, rescues and technique, followed by guided tour looking for turtles and marine creatures.  Morning tea around 11 am, more swimming Turtle rehab at 1 pm then the afternoon is yours to chill under the trees or go have a cocktail at the local Foxy's Bar whilst taking in the breathe taking views of Fitzroy Island, you might even be tempted to stay on the island and treat yourself. Just ask your guide to help your organise this if you feel like an extra experience INCLUDES ALL EQUIPMENT AND MORNING TEA LUNCH IS NOT INCLUDED INCLUDES ALL TAXES
Catch your boat from Cairns Marina at 7am for a 45-minute transfer. Upon arrival on Fitzroy Island, enjoy a 3-hour stand up paddleboard tour. If you've never been paddle boarding before- don't worry as you will be provided with a safety briefing, equipment familiarisation and theory session before you get started.Midway through your tour, jump off the paddle-board and enjoy snorkeling (route is dependent on the weather conditions on the day of travel). Take the opportunity to snorkel and learn about the reef and abundant sea life from your well informed professional guides.Return to shore on your paddle board and enjoy a complimentary snack. Take the rest of the afternoon as free time to explore the island, hike the summit, join a glass bottom boat trip (payable direct), or just kick back and relax on the beach.Return transfer back to Cairns departs Fitzroy Island at 3pm

What’s included

  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Boat transfers
  • Light refreshments
  • Professional SUP guide
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Hotel pick up can be arranged for an additional $10
  • 5 Marine park levy is paid upon boarding the boat (This levy goes towards continued protection and research of the reef and goes directly to the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority)

Highlights

  • All necessary equipment included
  • Free snacks included
  • Snorkel gear included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
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