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Cruises & Sea Travel in Cairns

Sea Travel in Cairns

With Cairns ideally positioned on the door step of the Great Barrier Reef, it goes without saying there are many options available to allow visitors to explore this marine wonderland. The Reef Fleet Terminal adjacent to Cairns Marlin Marina provides the ultimate departure point to the Reef and caters for over 2000 passengers per day.

There's a large carpark nearby that provides all day parking for reef visitors. There's also a restaurant if you get hungry waiting for your cruise.

For visitors and residents wishing to experience the wonder of the Reef or visit one of the many Islands nearby, this terminal enables passengers to discuss their Reef requirements directly with the operators in a central and convenient location.

Island Destinations

Reef Fleet Terminal Departures

Find out more about the below islands near Cairns here.

Islands & reefs within 1-6 hours cruising from Cairns:

  • Green Island
  • Fitzroy Island
  • Double Island
  • Frankland Islands
  • Dunk Island
  • Bedarra Island

Islands & reefs within 6-8 hours cruising from Cairns:

  • Hinchinbrook Island
  • Ribbon Reefs

Islands & reefs within 12-14 hours cruising from Cairns:

  • Lizard Island
  • Cod Hole

Cairns Cruises & Sailing Tours

4-Day Cairns Ultimate Combo: Daintree Rainforest, Reef, Kuranda & Paronella Park

4-Day Cairns Ultimate Combo: Daintree Rainforest, Reef, Kuranda & Paronella Park

More InfoEnjoy four fun filled days exploring the Great Barrier Reef, including a free Introductory Dive; Glide over the Rainforest canopy on board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, enjoy free time in Kuranda Village before returning by the amazing Kuranda Scenic Train; Explore the Amazing Tropical Highlands & Paronella Park. Finish your three days with a visit to the 'oldest rainforest on earth' with a day tour to the stunning Daintree National Park and Cape Tribulation.

Please note: accommodation is not included

 

Australia East Coast: End of Semester

Australia East Coast: End of Semester

More InfoThe Australia East Coast: End of Semester was created with students and backpackers in mind. Travel the most popular route in the world with the Australian travel experts.

If you’re wanting a tour that ticks off the bucket list, with a likeminded group, a legendary tour guide, with the option to explore more destinations then this is the tour for you!

 

2 Day Fly & Sail Outer Reef Experience Combo from Cairns

2 Day Fly & Sail Outer Reef Experience Combo from Cairns

More InfoExperience the Great Barrier Reef from both above and below. Choose your own days for the flight and the cruise best suited to your schedule. Saving $15 per adult by booking this combo deals compared to booking individual tours. You can only get a full understanding of how vast the Great Barrier Reef is by seeing from above.

 

Green Island Fly and Cruise combo from Cairns

Green Island Fly and Cruise combo from Cairns

More InfoWe have a great Fly & Cruise combo with Bigcat Green Island Cruise, it’s a fantastic deal with lot of inclusions. For only $319 per adult your tour you will save $26.00 comparing to booking individual tours. This combo includes our 40 minutes Reef Hopper flight, the Bigcat Green Island Full Day Reef Rocket Tour (FDRR), buffet lunch (Pk2), and you also get a choice between free snorkel equipment hire or glass bottom boat tour!

 

Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran

Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran

More InfoDive, snorkel and sail the Great Barrier Reef with an award-winning company with 30 years’ experience operating personalized day tours to the Great Barrier Reef. The 80-foot catamaran sails from Cairns to two unique locations where you can choose to dive or snorkel with colorful fish, turtles and an amazing array of coral. With a choice of 27 outer Great Barrier Reef destinations your friendly crew can select the location best suited to the weather offering you the best possible Great Barrier Reef experience on a luxury purpose built catamaran!

 

4-Day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Tour

4-Day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Tour

More InfoSpend the day on the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, visit an Aboriginal culture park and ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Kuranda on this fabulous four-day Cairns city stay. Go snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef, shop at Kuranda markets and ride a historic train through ancient rainforest. With plenty of free time to spend in Cairns, this four-day city stay brings you the best of Far North Queensland in one package!

 

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise from Cairns Including Snorkeling and Marine Biologist Presentation

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise from Cairns Including Snorkeling and Marine Biologist Presentation

More InfoOn this 8-hour tour from Cairns, cruise out to an activity platform on the outer Great Barrier Reef for a day of exploring this natural wonder in different ways.

Marine World's location is selected for its water clarity, coral quality, and diversity of marine life, which you can see while snorkeling or taking a tour by glass-bottom boat or semi-submersible vessel.

Learn about the wildlife from on-board marine biologists, and choose to participate in more activities, if you wish, like scuba diving or a helicopter ride (additional expense). All ages and swimming abilities are welcome. Buffet lunch is included as well as morning and afternoon tea.

 

Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise

Kuranda Riverboat Sightseeing Cruise

More InfoCruise the tranquil waters of the Barren River tropical rainforest on this 45-minute onboard excursion departing from Kuranda. Your local guides share vast knowledge of the area while you discover its unique flora and fauna, keeping an eye out for freshwater crocodiles, turtles, and dozens of tropical bird species. Choose from five daily departure times. 

 

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

More InfoCruise to Green Island from Cairns and find a tropical paradise on the Great Barrier Reef. You'll spend either four or five hours at Green Island, with plenty of time to snorkel or scuba dive, tour the reef on a glass-bottom boat or view coral from a semi-submersible submarine.

 

Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise Pass

Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise Pass

More InfoFor the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience, grab an Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Pass. Save money and see the reef from every angle on three cruises over seven days. Sail to Low Isles or Green Island, or explore the reef from below on a snorkel and scuba diving catamaran cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. The Ultimate 3-Day Great Barrier Reef Cruise Pass is your great value ticket to the reef.

Customize your own Great Barrier Reef experience. Choose three cruises from the following list to make up your Great Barrier Reef pass. Your pass is valid for three full-day cruises starting from the first time of use over seven consecutive days. You'll be required to enter a travel date at time of booking, this is only required as an indication and you'll be required to re-confirm your selected cruises at least 24-hours prior to first departure.

 

Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

More InfoView the colorful underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef on this full-day trip from Cairns. Whether you are a snorkeler or a scuba diver, experienced or a novice, this snorkel and dive cruise from Cairns is the perfect day out on the Great Barrier Reef. Visiting three different dive sites you'll discover the abundant marine life and diversity of coral which the Great Barrier Reef is world-famous for.

 

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

More InfoSpend the day on Michaelmas Cay, a small sand island on the outer Great Barrier Reef. You'll cruise from Cairns aboard a luxury sailing catamaran, see the reef's brilliant coral and marine life from a semi-submersible submarine, try scuba diving or go on a snorkeling tour. Lunch on board is a delicious hot and cold buffet including prawns.

 

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Palm Cove

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Palm Cove

More InfoThis is a perfect day for a leisurely experience on the Great Barrier Reef! Michaelmas Cay is a unique reef environment, a small sand island and National Park, it's also an important sanctuary for migratory seabirds. You'll cruise from Cairns aboard a luxury catamaran, see the reef's coral and marine life from a semi-submersible submarine, try scuba diving or go on a snorkeling tour. Lunch served onboard is a delicious hot and cold buffet, including fresh prawns.

 

Green Island Discovery Including Glass Bottom Boat Tour Departing Cairns

Green Island Discovery Including Glass Bottom Boat Tour Departing Cairns

More InfoGreen Island offers the unique opportunity for a combined reef and rainforest experience, just 45 minutes from Cairns by fast catamaran. Home to over 120 native plant species and colourful bird life, surrounded by abundant marine life. Full and half day options available. Your day can be as active or as relaxing as you choose.

As a Great Adventures guest, you’ll also be able to enjoy many exclusive inclusions such as the use of the island swimming pool and a self guided eco island walk to discover some of the island’s unique rainforest flora. The island’s well appointed day visitor facilities include a pool bar, plus restaurant and retail outlets. A delicious range of lunch and snacks can be purchased from the island’s food and refreshment outlets.

 

Green Island Day Trip Including Seawalker Helmet Dive COMBO

Green Island Day Trip Including Seawalker Helmet Dive COMBO

More InfoSave over 10% with this great tour combo! Combining a helmet dive experience with a visit to beautiful Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef is a unique and exciting day. Just 45 minutes from Cairns by Great Adventures fast catamaran, Green Island is a 6000 year old coral cay and home of the amazing underwater walking experience, Seawalker Green Island.

It's an ideal activity for non-swimmers wanting to experience the reef underwater as you walk on the island's seafloor surrounded by colourful tropical fish & coral at a specially selected site, minutes offshore. It’s safe and fully supervised by professional underwater guides. Your head and hair stay dry and you can even wear glasses!

Completing your day, the Green Island Eco Adventure includes the choice of a glass bottom boat tour or use of snorkelling equipment. After you've worked up an appetite, the day visitor facilities feature a pool bar, restaurant and refreshments for a range of affordable meal and snack options.

 

Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns

More InfoExperience the breathtaking beauty of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef. From Great Adventures' spacious reef activity platform moored at the majestic Outer Reef, the coral and marine biodiversity is at its most extreme. There’s an abundance of activities for all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy. Snorkel and dive or stay dry and discover the reef in the underwater observatory or from the air-conditioned semi-submersible.
There’s also a great range of exciting optional activities includingl scuba diving, scenic helicopter flights and the exclusive Scuba-Doo underwater scooter.

 

Green Island Eco Adventure from Cairns

Green Island Eco Adventure from Cairns

More InfoWith the choice of three daily departures from Cairns, this Green Island cruise is perfect for visitors with limited time, offering a half or full day experience (up to 7 hours). You will have the choice of a glass bottom boat coral viewing tour or snorkelling equipment.

As a Great Adventures guest, you’ll also be able to enjoy many exclusive inclusions such as the use of the island swimming pool and a self guided eco island walk to discover some of the island’s unique rainforest flora. The island’s well appointed day visitor facilities include a pool bar, plus restaurant and retail outlets. A delicious range of lunch and snacks can be purchased from the island’s food and refreshment outlets. Advanced Ecotourism Certification.

 

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

Barron Gorge National Park Half-Day White Water Rafting from Cairns or Port Douglas

More InfoEnjoy an outdoor adventure in Queensland with a 2-hour white-water rafting tour in Barron Gorge National Park. This experience is a suitable introduction to river rafting for first-timers, providing an exhilarating time with a rafting guide. Take in rainforest views along the Barron River as you navigate rapids up to grade III. When booking, you have the option to include pickup in Cairns and the Northern Beaches or Port Douglas, or drive yourself to the starting point.

 

Full-Day River Pack-River Tubing and White-Water Rafting Adventure from Cairns

Full-Day River Pack-River Tubing and White-Water Rafting Adventure from Cairns

More InfoExplore Cairns' best white-water experiences in one day! Enjoy a relaxing morning tubing through the rainforest of the Mulgrave River or Behana Gorge (seasonal). Then spend the afternoon tackling the thrills of the Barron River on a rafting adventure!

 

Water Pack-2 days of Waterfalls and Rafting!

Water Pack-2 days of Waterfalls and Rafting!

More Info2 days of adventure with Cairns Adventure Group! Half day of White-Water Rafting with Foaming Fury, taking on the thrills of Grade 3 rapids on the Barron River and a day tour exploring the waterfalls, craters and volcanic lakes of the Atherton Tablelands with Waterfall Wanderers.

 

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns or Port Douglas

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge, and Daintree Rainforest Day Trip from Cairns or Port Douglas

More InfoMarvel at the natural beauty of Cape Tribulation and its surrounding attractions on a day trip from Cairns and Port Douglas. Get ready for a day of native culture and UNESCO World Heritage–listed wonders, as this guided tour delivers it all: coastal drives, a rainforest walk, Mossman Gorge, the Daintree Rainforest, an indigenous 'Welcome to Country' event and smoke ceremony, and a river cruise, if selected when booking (the river cruise is an optional upgrade). Hotel pickup and drop-off and lunch are included.

 

Cairns Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation 2-Day Tour

Cairns Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation 2-Day Tour

More InfoEnjoy a 2-day guided tour of Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest from Cairns, Palm Cove, Northern Beaches or Port Douglas. Explore the stunning views of the Mossman Gorge, the Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk and the gorgeous landscapes. This tour includes overnight accommodation, transport by an air-conditioned coach and hotel pickup and drop-off.

 

Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Cairns

More InfoIf snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef is on your bucket list, don’t miss this day trip from Cairns. The 35-metre superyacht, Evolution, departs Cairns with a record 5 hours spent exploring 2 spectacular and exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef locations for an adventure-filled day!

You’ll visit 2 different locations on the barrier reef for the chance to see tropical marine life in the clear waters. Lunch is included onboard the boat, and you have the option to upgrade to include additional adventures such as introductory or certified scuba diving or a helicopter flight over this UNESCO World Heritage site. Both water sports enthusiasts and novices are welcome. Includes instruction and equipment provided by friendly and professional instructors.

 

Gold Class VIP Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Superyacht

Gold Class VIP Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Superyacht

More InfoGold Class is a private luxury lounge on the second floor/deck of a 35m Superyacht "Evolution" which operates day tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, Tropical North Queensland. Concierge service and private hotel transfers, exclusive time with a Marine Biologist is also unique and special inclusion of this VIP experience.

 

Full Day Reef Cruise Including 10 Minute Heli Scenic Flight: Get High Package

Full Day Reef Cruise Including 10 Minute Heli Scenic Flight: Get High Package

More InfoDown Under Cruise and Dive by Evolution, a luxury 35-meter super-yacht. This package includes a full day to the outer Great Barrier Reef at two stunning reef locations, with 5 hours reef time plus a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef. You will experience the reef from above and below!

 

2-Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Combo Package

2-Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Combo Package

More InfoSee the best of Cairns with a two-day package that provides the ultimate reef and rainforest experience.

Cruise from Cairns onboard the fastest, award-winning luxury vessel “EVOLUTION” for the best value tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for an adventure-filled experience. You will enjoy a personalised day on the Great Barrier Reef with our friendly and professional boat crew.

Embark on a full-day adventure to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef! Sit back and relax in comfort in a custom-built 4WD air-conditioned vehicle while listening to informative and entertaining commentary by your local naturalist guide. Group size is limited for a more personalised experience.

As a locally owned operator company for over 30 years, you will have an unforgettable experience with the perfect mix of professionalism, service, and fun!

 

2-Day Best of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

2-Day Best of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

More InfoSpend two days exploring the very best of Cairns. Enjoy a full day in tropical Kuranda and on your second day discover why the Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's a natural wonders. Including a reef cruise and a scenic helicopter flight, this two day package is the ultimate reef and rainforest experience, leaving you with plenty of time to fully appreciate Australia's tropical north.

 

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Scenic Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Cairns

More InfoExplore the Great Barrier Reef on a half-day or full-day excursion that travels by helicopter and boat so that you can make the most of your time. Choose from three options for your tour of one of the world’s best coral reefs and enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving. Admire views of the Great Barrier Reef from your helicopter as you get a multi-angled perspective on one of the world’s top natural wonders.

 

Cruise to Moore Reef Pontoon and Return Helicopter Flight from Cairns

Cruise to Moore Reef Pontoon and Return Helicopter Flight from Cairns

More InfoExplore the reef and everything it has to offer as you start the day off with a cruise out to the Moore Reef Pontoon. Relax on the new two-level pontoon boat as you snorkel and slide down the new slide into the Great Barrier Reef. After spending the day on the reef take to the skies for the voyage home and experience the beautiful reef from the air.

 

Scenic Helicopter Flight to Moore Reef and Return Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

Scenic Helicopter Flight to Moore Reef and Return Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

More InfoExplore the reef and everything it has to offer! Begin your day with a helicopter flight out to the Moore Reef where you will join Sunlover on their new pontoon. Enjoy lunch, snorkelling and sliding down the new Giant waterslide! There is no better way to explore the Great Barrier Reef.

 

Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return

Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return

More InfoDeparting Cairns, enjoy a scenic helicopter flight to Green Island - a beautiful 6,000-year-old coral cay located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. With its reef and rainforest environment enjoy a half day or full day in nature's lover paradise before returning to Cairns via catamaran.

 

Helicopter and Cruise Packages with Great Adventures

Helicopter and Cruise Packages with Great Adventures

More InfoDiscover the iconic great barrier Reef combining an awe-inspiring helicopter flight with a great Adventures outer reef day experience. The spacious activity platform moored on the spectacular outer reef makes possible exciting inclusive and optional activities for all ages in and out of the water. With options to transfer to and from the platform by helicopter (and cruise the other) or take to the sky on a joy flight, you will have the best seat to witness this natural wonder.

 

Cruise out and Cruise return, plus 10 minute Scenic Flight

Cruise out and Cruise return, plus 10 minute Scenic Flight

More InfoExperience the magic of the Great Barrier Reef from above, with an exhilarating helicopter flight over picturesque reef systems and up close onboard luxury vessel, Evolution. be treated to an Aussie BBQ lunch and snorkelling to discover the mysteries of the underwater world. Activities available onboard at an extra cost include scuba diving (for beginners and experienced divers) and coral viewing from the semi-submersible.

 

Cruise to Outer Reef - Cruise Return Plus 10 Minute Scenic Flight

Cruise to Outer Reef - Cruise Return Plus 10 Minute Scenic Flight

More InfoDiscover the iconic Great Barrier Reef combining an awe-inspiring helicopter flight with a Great Adventures outer reef day experience. The spacious activity platform moored on the spectacular outer reef makes possible exciting inclusive and optional activities for all ages in and out of the water. While you’re out at the pontoon to take to the sky on a joy flight, you will have the best seat to witness this natural wonder.

 

Two-Day Cairns Adventure

Two-Day Cairns Adventure

More InfoThe tour begins on board the Kuranda Scenic Railway, discovering the living colour and natural beauty of rainforest millions of years old. Enjoy some time exploring Kuranda at your leisure, before boarding Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Glide just metres above the rainforest canopy descending through the canopy.
On your second day enjoy a spectacular scenic flight with Nautilus Aviation over coral-studded sea to Great Adventures ‘Great Barrier Reef Adventure’ at either Norman or Moore Reef. With approximately 2.5 hours at the Outer Reef with Great Adventures, their spacious activity platform makes possible exciting inclusive and optional activities for all ages in and out of the water.

 

2 Day Reef & Rainforest Adventure

2 Day Reef & Rainforest Adventure

More InfoDAY 1 – Journey to Kuranda Village on the historical Kuranda Scenic Rail. This spectacular experience traverses the World Heritage listed rainforest of Barron Gorge National Park. The journey takes approximately 1hr 30mins with one stop along the way at the Barron Falls lookout. Once you arrive in Kuranda, explore the village and markets before returning via the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.
DAY 2 – For an extraordinary day on the Great Barrier Reef, enjoy a Fly/Cruise Reef Package combining Quicksilver Cruises ‘Outer Great Barrier Reef’ experience and a Nautilus Aviation helicopter scenic flight departing from Port Douglas and arriving at the Outer Reef on a floating helipad.

 

Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns - Including Lunch

Great Barrier Reef Eco Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns - Including Lunch

More InfoYou will cruise to the outer reef on board one of Cairns' newest reef craft, the TUSA 6, custom-built for ultimate comfort and easy access to the water. Passengers numbers are limited to just 60 to ensure plenty of space, and the friendly crew will ensure your day is fun, safe, and memorable. Two new sites are selected each day as the best for the day's conditions providing a whole new underwater adventure daily. Activities include marine interpretation presentations, guided snorkel tours, 'introductory' diving, and certified diving with up to 3 dives in the day available.

 

Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise

Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise

More InfoStep aboard a luxury catamaran for 2.5-hours of cruising, dining and panoramic mountain and city views. Throughout the evening you will cruise the calm water inlet and waterfront precinct of Cairns Your on board chefs are proud to present an expansive 3-course meal made from the freshest ingredients and featuring the region's best produce.

 

Daintree River Wildlife Cruise - Early Morning

Daintree River Wildlife Cruise - Early Morning

More InfoDaintree River Wild Watch offers you an early morning bird-watching tour experience.

Not only is it a special time on the river that only early mornings can offer, but it is the optimum opportunity for some great bird-watching and photography.

 

Daintree River - Private Photography Cruise

Daintree River - Private Photography Cruise

More InfoPerfect for bird photography enthusiasts, our 3 hour private photography tour allows you to get up and close to your subject and take the time to get the right shot.

Guided by an experienced bird watcher and photographer with an intimate knowledge of where to find target species.

Light is everything in photography, and a private cruise allows us to concentrate on those parts of the river where the lighting is right and the subject is (hopefully) compliant.

 

Cairns Estuary Fishing

Cairns Estuary Fishing

More InfoESTUARY FISHING IN TRINITY INLET, CAIRNS

The open waters, creeks and deep channel of the Cairns Estuary System are an extremely important part of the breeding cycle of juvenile fish. This offers exceptional fishing for adult species in the Cairns area. This state Marine Park is a natural habitat to deep holes, mudflats, snags and drop-offs for a wide variety of fish species.

Common tropical estuarine species caught are but not limited to.....Grunter (Javelin Fish), Fingermark, Blue Salmon, Queen Fish (Queenies), Thread Fin, Mangrove Jack, Estuary Cod, Bream, Flathead, Trevally, Hairtail, Tarpon, Mud Crabs and....The Prize catch a Barramundi.

 

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Afternoon Rafting

Cairns ATV Adventure Tour and Afternoon Rafting

More InfoDuring your stay in Cairns take a memorable ATV adventure tour into the rainforest that will leave you breathless. On this tour you will enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings and experience riding off road. Then in the afternoon continue on with White Water Rafting.

 

Green Island & Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Cairns - only 25 guests

Green Island & Great Barrier Reef Sailing Cruise from Cairns - only 25 guests

More InfoExtremely low passenger number Great Barrier Reef & Green Island tour (max 25 guests). In fact the only small sail, reef and tropical island experience in Cairns. Swim, snorkel or dive straight off the boat onto an exclusive magnificent GBR site - no crowds .The boat is moored just 1Km off Green Island - a highly protected Marine Park zone . From Cairns, sail to this reef site and Green Island in style on a two-mast schooner and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board. After snorkelling off the boat take a tender transfer to explore the beauty of Green Island, see the rainforest or laze on the white sandy beaches .

 

Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

More InfoEnjoy the most customer-oriented Great Barrier Reef tour aboard a fast travelling sleek, luxury catamaran from Cairns! Snorkel and dive 2 very different and unique Great Barrier Reef Sites . "Wonder Wall" on the outer edge Upolu Reef and Upolu Cay reef area - an aquarium style coral garden with the most beautiful clear blue azure waters . Spend six hours (more than any other reef tour) to snorkel or scuba dive (see options below) these Marine Park protected areas . Absolutely no rush in the day .Enjoy complimentary Glass- Bottom Boat tour and Adventure Drift Snorkel tours with your onboard marine naturalist, . This cruise is limited to 75 guests, ensuring quality customer service and passenger comfort.

 

2-Day Great Barrier Reef Combo: Green Island Sailing and Outer Reef Snorkel Cruise

2-Day Great Barrier Reef Combo: Green Island Sailing and Outer Reef Snorkel Cruise

More InfoSee more of the Great Barrier Reef when you book this combination of two best-selling cruises from Cairns. Start with a day trip to Green Island, sailing  in style on a two-mast schooner with no more than 25 guests on board. Snorkel straight off the boat and after lunch relax or explore the beauty of Green Island. Your second day on the Great Barrier Reef takes you by high-speed catamaran to the outer edge of Upolu Reef and Upolu Cay Reef.  With six hours between these two unique reef sites you can snorkel, take an informative adventure drift snorkel tour, see the underwater world without getting wet on a glass bottom boat tour with no rush in your day! Optional diving is available on both days (additional cost, to be booked and paid on the day of travel). You will see so much in two days and get great savings by booking these tours together.

 

Classic Kuranda by Skyrail and Scenic Railway Including Rainforestation, Koala and Wildlife Park and Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience

Classic Kuranda by Skyrail and Scenic Railway Including Rainforestation, Koala and Wildlife Park and Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience

More InfoJoin a full day tour to Kuranda, in World Heritage-listed rainforest. Experience the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park including Army Duck tour, the Koala and Wildlife Park, the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, the world-famous sumptuous Aussie BBQ buffet lunch, the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

 

Kuranda Highlights including Rainforestation Aboriginal Culture and Wildlife

Kuranda Highlights including Rainforestation Aboriginal Culture and Wildlife

More InfoJoin a full day tour to Kuranda, in World Heritage-listed rainforest. Experience the award-winning Rainforestation including Army Duck tour, the Koala and Wildlife Park and the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience. Roundtrip transport by air-conditioned coach from Cairns to Kuranda is included.

 

3 Day Cape Tribulation and Great Barrier Reef Package

3 Day Cape Tribulation and Great Barrier Reef Package

More InfoYour rainforest meets the reef package is a 3 day and 2-night adventure to Cape Tribulation and the Daintree. Your adventure includes Ocean Safari Great Barrier Reef experience, as well as accommodation. You’ll also enjoy a visit to Wildlife Habitat, a guided rainforest walk, and a Daintree river cruise, searching for crocodiles and other wildlife.

 

Best of Kuranda Including Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation

Best of Kuranda Including Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway and Rainforestation

More InfoJoin a full day tour to Kuranda, in World Heritage Rainforest. Experience the largest flight aviary in Australia at the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary, the award-winning Rainforestation including Army Duck tour, the Koala and Wildlife Park, the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, the world-famous sumptuous Aussie BBQ buffet lunch, the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway.

 

Skip the Line: Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park Ticket

Skip the Line: Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park Ticket

More InfoExplore Australia's World Heritage-listed tropical rainforest at the Rainforestation Nature Park in Kuranda. The park is set on 100 acres (40 hectares) of pristine rainforest within five minutes of Kuranda village, accessible from Cairns by road or by the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway or the Kuranda Scenic Railway (transport between Cairns and Kuranda is not included). This eco-friendly Kuranda attraction offers three unique experiences: the Army Duck Rainforest Tour with Tropical Fruit Orchard, Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, and the Koala and Wildlife Park.

 

Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns

Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns

More InfoEscape to Fitzroy Island, a tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef located only 45 minutes by high-speed ferry from Cairns. Spend your day doing as much or as little as you please; relax on the beach, swim and snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, take a glass-bottom boat tour – the choice is yours. You have the option to include only the round-trip ferry from Cairns, or to make the most of your day on Fitzroy Island, select the Activity Pass option which includes snorkeling gear, stinger suit, a glass-bottom boat tour, the use of stand-up paddle boards, paddle skis, a floating trampoline and a delicious picnic lunch.

 

Small-Group Afternoon Cairns City Tour with Harbour Dinner Cruise

Small-Group Afternoon Cairns City Tour with Harbour Dinner Cruise

More InfoExplore the highlights of Cairns by combining an afternoon city tour with an evening dinner cruise on the Spirit of Cairns. Your knowledgeable, local guide will help you discover this tropical city with a visit to the Cairns Museum, St Monica's Cathedral where you will marvel at the world’s largest themed stained-glass windows, guided tour of the Flecker Botanic Gardens (afternoon tea included). Lower Barron Gorge, Surprise Creek Falls and beautiful Palm Cove Beach, Return to Cairns to set sail aboard a newly refurbished, 26-metre catamaran as you cruise the calm waters of Trinity Inlet while enjoying live entertainment and a panoramic sunset. 3 course dinner (set menu included)

 

Outer Reef Pontoon Cruises Experience from Cairns

Outer Reef Pontoon Cruises Experience from Cairns

More InfoTravel by air-conditioned catamaran from Cairns Marina to our Moore Reef Pontoon on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, perfectly positioned and equipped for you to explore this reef that is teeming with colourful coral and fascinating fish.

Spend 4 hours exploring the reef by taking advantage of the free inclusions such as unlimited glass bottom boat & semi-submersible tours, an ocean kid's enclosed pool, tropical buffet lunch with prawns, all snorkelling equipment, underwater observatory, marine life touch tank & fish feeding.
The pontoon also features a sundeck to relax in the sun and look out over the turquoise waters in between activities. That's also where you'll find the waterslide - the only theme park waterslide on the reef!

Dial up the adventure and add on optional extras like include Introductory or Certified diving, Seawalker Helmet dive, Guided Snorkel Safari, Scenic helicopter flight or stay overnight with Sunlover by Starlight.

 

Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns

Seastar Luxury Outer Great Barrier Reef Island and Reef Tour from Cairns

More InfoTravel to the Outer Great Barrier Reef on a full-day, all-inclusive cruise aboard Cairns' most popular small number (36 passenger Locally Family owned and operated) Luxury Catamaran. Dive into this remarkable underwater kingdom and experience the wonder that is the Great Barrier Reef. Visit the spectacular and celebrated destinations of Michaelmas Cay and Hastings outer Reef where you can snorkel, dive or coral view in the glass bottom boat. To ensure a truly memorable day, all equipment, snorkel guides, dive guides, glass bottom tour, morning & afternoon tea and delicious buffet lunch are included in the fare.

 

Coral Sea Dreaming: Overnight Dive, Snorkel and Sail Experience from Cairns

Coral Sea Dreaming: Overnight Dive, Snorkel and Sail Experience from Cairns

More InfoSail the path less traveled to breathtaking diving, snorkeling and sight seeing with Coral Sea Dreaming. Taking only a maximum of 12 guests and offering both shared and private accommodation, Coral Sea Dreaming is a unique 2 day and 1 night live aboard experience with access to over 29 moorings spread over the best reefs Cairns has to offer. Proud to be the owner of one of the very few introductory night diving licences in Australia, we offer both certified and introductory diving, as well as dive courses and stunning snorkeling sites. Coral Sea Dreaming is an experience of a lifetime so we would love for you to come share your Coral Sea Dreams with us!!

 

Full-Day Great Barrier Reef Sailing Trip

Full-Day Great Barrier Reef Sailing Trip

More InfoAvoid the crowds and experience The Great Barrier Reef the way nature intended. No other operator in this category can offer you this superb personalised service. Join us, and our fun loving crew, for an amazing day on the Great Barrier Reef. Our destination, Upolu Reef, is a very beautiful location situated on the edge of the Outer Barrier Reef, and is teeming with a large variety of interesting marine life and a beautiful array of corals. In the sheltered lagoon you will see a multitude of; giant clams, turtles, sea stars and reef fish. This offers a perfect snorkelling or diving experience in warm clear protected waters. A complementary snorkel guide is available, which offers a fun and informative addition to the day’s exploration.

 

Skedaddle Express Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns

Skedaddle Express Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns

More InfoTravel to the Outer Barrier Reef on a half-day, all-inclusive cruise aboard the express, oh-so fast small number (36 passenger Fully Locally Family owned and operated) Luxury Jet-boat, Skedaddle.  Snorkel or Scuba Dive into this remarkable underwater kingdom and experience the Great Barrier Reef. To ensure a truly memorable day, all equipment, snorkel guides, dive guides, glass bottom tour, afternoon tea are included in the fare.

 

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