Cairns Jet Boat Tour 35 Minutes Of Fun

The most thrilling way to cool off in Cairns is to jump aboard Bad Fishy for an epic, 35 minute jet boat ride around Trinity Inlet and Cairns waterfront. There’ll be spins, slides, smiles and splashes, so dress to get wet on this wild adventure in a stunning natural environment, which is alive with flora and fauna. The local captain knows how to handle this beast with expert precision, keeping safety front of mind without compromise to the fun factor. During the ride he’ll share some interesting information about Cairns and the waterways, throwing in a joke or two and pumping some tunes. Watch for crocodiles, cruise the mangrove channels and enjoy some super charged speed, during this multi award-winning adventure. We’ll even be getting some awesome photos and video during the ride, which you can purchase at the end #YOLO #Braggingrights *Please allow 50 minutes for the tour, which includes the 35 minute jet boat ride. You should arrive 15-minutes prior to your booked departure time, for the check-in and safety briefing. Departs from Marlin Marina.

This is a 10/10 time. The best 35-minutes you’ll have in Cairns. Suitable for everyone taller than 1.1m. Dress to get wet and jet boat ride with us.

Priced from ~ $85
Duration ~ 35 Minutes*
Minimum Age ~ At Least 1.1m Tall
Fitness Level ~ Low



Bad Fishy is the only jet boat ride in Cairns. Painted up in the distinctive colours of everyone’s favourite reef fish Nemo, you won’t miss this one in the marina. Its super charged engines power up and we guarantee there’s smiles for miles as we spin, slice and slide our way around Cairns’ Trinity Inlet.


If you love speed and thrills, getting the heart pounding and white knuckled jet boat rides, then Bad Fishy is for you. There’s music, there’s laughs and there’s plenty of action on this awesome saltwater adventure, which is high energy from start to end and leaves nothing behind but a trail of white water.


Three words to sum up the captain and your guide on a Bad Fishy ride. We’ll also add in experienced, professional and safe. They know all the twists, turns and tales of this place, and will share them with you, during your time with us.


Trinity Inlet is 5 minutes from the heart of Cairns city, but a world away. An aquatic landscape of winding tributaries surrounded by mangroves and inhabited by saltwater crocodiles. It’s wild, it’s beautiful and Bad Fishy will take you there.

CAIRNS JET BOAT TOUR Rates and Information

The Bad Fishy Cairns jet boat ride lasts 35 minutes. It starts and ends at Wharf A, Marlin Marina Cairns (which is adjacent to the Reef Fleet Terminal). Check-in is 15 minutes prior to your booked departure time. Maximum of 14 passengers per departure. All jet boat tours are fully supervised by our captains, who are trained and licensed. Safety briefings are provided prior to departure, as are life jackets for all participants. All guests must be a minimum of 1.1m tall to participate in our jet boat ride. No previous experience or swimming ability is required. Some medical conditions, disabilities or impairments may exclude participants from jet boating for safety reasons. An Assumption of Risk Form must be completed prior to travel. Passengers should disclose any conditions at this time. No alcohol permitted on any tour. Opportunity to purchase photos and video taken during your jet boat tour, at the end of the ride.

Rates and Tour Duration

  • Adult
  • Child [11 Years & Under]
  • Family [2 Adults 2 Children]
  • Tour Duration
    35 Minute Jet Boat Ride (50 Minutes, including check-in)
  • Rates are Valid to

Additional Information

  • Minimum Age
    All Ages. Must Be Taller Than 1.1m
  • Includes
    Jet Boat Ride, Commentary, Life Jackets, Safety Briefing.
  • What To Bring
    A sense of adventure and smile on your dial. Dress to get wet. Bring a towel, to dry off.
  • Valuables
    Valuables should be left at your accommodation.
  • Terms & Conditions
    Full terms and conditions are provided on this site for reference.

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