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Fitzroy Island Adventures with Raging Thunder

#20 of 68 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cairns Features Animals
| Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4030 7990
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  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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| Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

The boat is very punctual, the staff provide for hire snorkeling gear, stand up paddles and glass-bottom boat tours. They offer two different boats to get to the island, one large catamaran which takes about 1 hour to get there, and a fast thunder boat,...More

Thank MarcioGhiraldelli
Reviewed 8 September 2016

The team at raging thunder were awesome! Personable, friendly and so helpful!! We went snorkeling to the right of the jetty and while the water was clear, we didn't see much. Neither of us are strong swimmers and the water was a bit choppy so...More

Thank Suttsm0302
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Went with my 11 year old for the day and thoroughly enjoyed using all the equipment available during the day. Disappointed with the boat trip as we didn't really see any fish as they are scared off by the boat. Staff were very friendly and...More

Thank Caroline R
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We could have gone to Green Island with the mass of tourists but I'm glad we didn't. There isn't as many people here and that made it better. Make sure you pack some reef shoes as most of the beaches are coral beaches not sandy...More

1  Thank Anita1976
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We booked the day trip with 1/2 day kayaking to little Fitzroy . The boat from cairns was very busy wth school children and took longer to get there than normal apparently . This meant that we had no time On the island before getting...More

Thank Sarahlois
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We usually got to either the outer reef or green island. But both were fully booked for the days we required. So we were offered fitzroy island. Not as commercial. There was a sandy beach about 25 minutes walk through forest this was no good...More

Thank linda w
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Wonderful crew with fantastic sense of humour, the fast cat was amazing, and the $5 lunch well wow my husband and I couldn't finish it( HUGE) and also very healthy yummo. The snorkelling was great probably a little better than green island not as many...More

Thank maccasmrs
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Ok it's basically one of loads of reef trips! What makes this one five stars?..... The crew! It's a fast cat ride (50mins) to Fritzroy Island, unload onto the beach via a jetty. It's a very small resort, narrow sloping beach, small Island etc so...More

Thank tbolton123
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Very disappointed, went with elderly parents,no where to sit,the shoreline is coral very slippery so couldnt use the beach area, the underwater boat my parents couldnt go on as you had to board on the shoreline going over coral,but they didnt miss much hubby and...More

Thank kerriem50
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I'm hesitant to rate this day trip so highly in the fear it will become to popular and become overrun with too many tourists. Glad to take a relatively smaller boat with a few hundred people for the day to the magnificent island then get...More

1  Thank Matt P
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Hi, planning on going snorkelling (not kayaking) in a couple of weeks. Wondering if i need to wear reef shoes when out in the shallows? Then I guess I'd have to carry them whilst snorkelling? Any feedback on best Fitzroy Island snorkel sites much appreciated. Thanks, Deni
1 November 2016|
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Response from Raging_Thunder | Property representative |
Hi Demi! I do recommend flip flops or sandals for walking on the beach at the welcome bay on Fitzroy Island as it is covered in coral rubble, which can be a little harsh on feet. However, once in the water, the bottom is... More