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Fitzroy Island Adventures with Raging Thunder

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| Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4030 7990
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| Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4030 7990
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

The boat take around 40 minutes to get to the island and travels at 60 km per hour. It only takes around 40 people and is quickly boarded and unloaded. The staff are very friendly and efficient . You get around 3.5 hours to explore...More

Thank Adrian1958
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Fitzroy island is just stunning. Well worth the trip out. The trip was quite smooth over and we were lucky enough to have beautiful weather. Unfortunately however the only thing that let us down was the glass bottom boat. The coral wasnt amazing and we...More

Thank Livah5
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Decided not to go to the reef on one of the larger vessels, but instead headed out for a half day adventure on the Thunderbolt to Fitzroy Island, an easy, fun-filled half hour ride on the jet boat. From the staff manning the reception desk...More

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We went to Fitzroy on a weekend thinking it would be busy, it was quiet, relaxing and adventurous with lots of activities to offer. The summit hike is well worth the 6km round trip but recommend taking joggers or inclosed shoes. The only thing I...More

Thank magz4
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a FAMILY destination if ever there was one. Mum can relax on the beach and catch up with her suntan OR snorkel or dive or paddle board, whilst Dad and the teens scuba or do ""guy stuff" - the possibilities are ENDLESS. I...More

Thank diannemur
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

A great day out on sun drenched Fitzroy Island!! Team that took us out made the day easy and enjoyable. Facilities great for families, snorkelling, stand up paddle boards, kayaks, floating trampoline, glass bottom boat, fish feeding, rainforest walks and glorious blue clear water for...More

Thank Scott352
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Have been here a few times. Crossing from Cairns was only 50 minutes. Comfy boat, pleasant crew. Sometimes rough. Wished the captain looked ahead all the time while chatting and steering but he seemed capable enough. The island had a lot to offer. Water temperature...More

Thank Sydntooli
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Having been to Fitzroy Island 12 years ago, before the new resort was built, we found the atmosphere quite different this time. Day tripper facilities are poor, food options pricey, beach front needs a good rake to remove all the dead coral. Nowhere comfortable to...More

Thank Kevin V
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our day at Fitzroy Island. The staff are helpful and entertaining on your cruise out. Glad that we had good walking shoes as the coral beaches can be tough on the feet. The water colour and clarity is amazing. We saw a...More

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

A pleasant boat trip to Fitzroy Island with Great Staff. Always helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Tasty lunch was supplied by Raging Thunder. Island was amazing with coral. Fabulous Glass Bottom Boat trip. Would recommend this trip to others. Only downful was lack of shade to...More

Thank Wendy S
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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