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Time poor or budget conscious? Here's a fabulous half-day reef tour to Green Island to enjoy the pristine island and snorkelling through amazing

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  • Cost effective 1/2 day Barrier Reef cruise experience
  • 2 hrs on Green Island | Choice of glass boat or snorkelling gear
  • Online Deal $99
  • Boards 09:00
  • Departs 09:30
  • Returns 17:20

Explore Outer Reef with a myriad of water activities! Enjoy snorkelling, semi-submersible tour, touch tank session & more on a Great Barrier Reef

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  • 4 hours at Outer Reef | Multiple water activities | Expert guide
  • Glass bottom boat tour | Semi submersible tour | Tropical lunch
  • Boards 12:45
  • Departs 13:00
  • Returns 17:00

Half-day reef tour to Green Island on a high-speed modern catamaran, Reef Rocket. Experience the Great Barrier Reef, Coral Cay & the rainforests.

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  • Cost-effective half-day Green Island Barrier Reef tour
  • 2 hrs on Green Island | Free glass boat cruise or snorkel gear
  • Online Deal $99
  • Boards 07:15
  • Departs 08:00
  • Returns 17:00

Explore the Great Barrier Reef on an exciting snorkelling tour & swim at 2 pristine coral gardens! Expert talks & lunch included.

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  • 2 handpicked reef locations | Beginner friendly snorkel sessions
  • Reef presentation | Tropical buffet lunch | Marine experts
  • Boards 07:30
  • Departs 08:15
  • Returns 16:30

Enjoy a Great Barrier Reef Tour in Cairns with aboard ‘Evolution’ & visit 2 spectacular outer Great Barrier Reefs for 5 hours of snorkel/dive.

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  • Free guided snorkelling tours | Free scuba lessons | Live music
  • 8-hr cruise | Aussie BBQ lunch with seafood | 2 sheltered reefs
  • Boards 08:45/10:45
  • Departs 13:30
  • Returns 17:00

Book a Green Island Reef Tour with Big Cat & enjoy the beautiful coral cay, unique island rainforests, sandy white beaches & marine life.

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  • 2 daily departures 9am or 11am | Air-conditioned boat | 6-7 hrs
  • BYO lunch & drinks | Free glass-bottom tour | Free snorkel gear
  • Online Deal $99

Great Barrier Reef Cruise & Dive Tours in Cairns

Cairns is all about the Great Barrier Reef! So, if you’re looking for things to do in Cairns, then you should know that the Great Barrier Reef is all about snorkelling, diving and island discovery tours. With numerous operators vying for visibility, you should choose the Great Barrier Reef Tour with inclusions that suit you best.

Go snorkelling or scuba diving from Cairns at some exclusive Great Barrier Reef tour locations or hop on a Great Barrier Reef cruise that takes you on a Green Island reef tour. Half-day and full-day Great Barrier Reef tours are usually inclusive of lunch and beverages. Snorkelling and equipment are usually free, but dives come at a cost. But, don’t worry if you’ve never done it before; there are quick snorkelling lessons for newbies and children. Once you’ve mastered the basic techniques of snorkelling and diving, you’ll realise it’s as simple as breathing.

Cairns has earned its reputation for being a diver’s destination like no other, as there is literally no bad time of the year to experience some fantastic dives and snorkel excursions. But the best scuba diving season that offers excellent underwater visibility, perfect temperature and gentle currents, is August through to January!

The ocean is an ever changing canvas on the outside as well as down under – one that holds many secrets. Discover a whole new world under water, diving and snorkelling amidst the coral reefs and experiencing exciting encounters with marine life. After each dive you will definitely take home vivid memories that can be cherished for a lifetime!

The Minke whales season runs from June to August, while the Humpback whales migrate between June and November. Coral spawning, on the other hand, usually occurs in October and November; if these are on your must-see list, then make sure you plan your dives for the corresponding seasons.

The Great Barrier Reef definitely tops the list of Cairns attractions. Whether you’re short on time or you have all the time in the world, Great Barrier Reef tours in Cairns have something for everyone! So, come prepared for a reef adventure of a lifetime!

Great Barrier Reef Cruise & Dive Tours in Cairns

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