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Cairns Great barrier reef tours

GROUP DISCOUNT
8 or more guests
10%
Groups of 8+ booking online will receive an additional 10% discount from the online price (automatically applied during the booking process).

Tusa Dive Great Barrier Reef Cruise & Snorkel

07:45 | 08:00 | 4:00PM to 4:30PM

With 25 years’ experience operating Great Barrier Reef tours in Cairns, Tusa Dive offers an exceptional reef experience filled with vivid colours of corals and fish.

  • Free guided snorkel tours | Cairns' newest reef vessel T6
  • Max 60 guests | 16 reef sites to choose from | Buffet lunch

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Date
Month
Year
Day
Adult
$210
Child
Age 4 - 14
$135
Infant
With Seat < 7 Years
NA
Family
2 adults + 2 children
NA
Total Price $210
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Frankland Islands Barrier Reef Cruise & Island Day

08:00 | 08:30 | 16:00

A unique Great Barrier Reef cruise experience in Cairns combining a river cruise past rainforest-clad mountains with a Frankland Islands discovery experience.

  • Semi-submersible | Marine biologist | Croc spotting* | Rock pool
  • 8-hour tour | Lunch | Glass-bottom tours | Guided snorkelling

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Date
Month
Year
Day
Adult
$169
Child
Age 4 - 14
$99
Family
2 adults + 2 children
$437
Infant
With Seat < 7 Years
NA
Total Price $169
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Down Under Great Barrier Reef Cruise & Dive

07:30 | 08:30 | 17:00

Enjoy a Great Barrier Reef Tour in Cairns with Down Under Cruise & Dive aboard Osprey V & visit 2 spectacular outer Great Barrier Reefs with 5 hours of snorkel/dive

  • Free guided snorkelling tours | Free scuba lessons | Live music
  • 8-hr cruise | Aussie BBQ lunch with seafood | 2 sheltered reefs

Make a reservation

Date
Month
Year
Day
Adult
$175
Child
Age 4 - 14
$100
Family
2 adults + 2 children
$460
Infant
With Seat < 7 Years
NA
Total Price $175
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Great Barrier Reef Deep Sea Divers Den & Snorkelling

08:00 | 08:30 | 16:30

Since 1974, tourists have enjoyed a spectacular Great Barrier Reef tour experiences in Cairns with Deep Sea Divers Den and have unlimited snorkelling fun.

  • Guided snorkelling tour | Luxury vessel | Snorkel gear
  • 8.5-hr tour | Tropical buffet lunch | 2 dive locations

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Date
Month
Year
Day
Adult
$190
Child
Age 4 - 14
$140
Infant
With Seat < 7 Years
NA
Family
2 adults + 2 children
NA
Total Price $190
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Big Cat Cairns Reef Half Day Tours (Afternoon)

12:45 | 13:00 | 17:00

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

  • Cost-effective half-day Green Island Barrier Reef cruise
  • 2 hrs on Green Island | Free glass boat cruise or snorkel gear

Make a reservation

Date
Month
Year
Day
Adult
$94
Child
Age 4 - 14
$47
Family
2 adults + 2 children
$235
Infant
With Seat < 7 Years
NA
Total Price $94
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Big Cat Cairns Reef Full Day Cruise

8:45am or 10:45am | 9:00am or 11:00am | 17:00

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

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

Make a reservation

Date
Month
Year
Day
Adult
$94
Child
Age 4 - 14
$47
Family
2 adults + 2 children
$235
Infant
With Seat < 7 Years
NA
Total Price $94
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Cairns Attractions
Great Barrier Reef
The only living organism on Earth that is visible from space, the Great Barrier Reef is a world on its own. With a maximum width of 65km, the reef is home to a variety of flora and fauna providing spectacular snorkelling & diving experiences. 
Daintree Rainforest
30% of Australia’s frog, marsupial & reptile species, 65% of its bat & butterfly species and 20% of its bird species are all found in the Daintree Rainforest. All these species exist in an area that takes up 0.2% of the total landmass of Australia.
Kuranda Scenic Railway
Slowly journey from sea level to a height of 328m through World Heritage protected tropical rainforests, beautiful waterfalls and the spectacular Barron Gorge before the scenic railway ride brings you to your destination – the historic Kuranda Station. 
Undara Lava Tubes
The Undara lava tubes were formed when 23 billion cubic litres of lava spewed out of the Undara Volcano 190,000 years ago. At this spectacular natural formation you can witness micro-bats and night tiger snakes having a go at each other.   
Chillagoe Caves
Formed over 400 million years ago, the slow weathering and reformation of limestone has resulted in the creation of spectacular cave networks and passages with stalactites and stalagmites which can be explored through cave tours. 
Fitzroy Island
One of the unspoilt islands Great Barrier Reef islands, Fitzroy Island is an oasis surrounded by mountainous rainforests, white sandy beaches and fringing coral reefs; a paradise for water sports and scuba diving. 
Michaelmas Cay
Formed through the gradual accumulation of dead coral, shells and other calcareous remains held together by vegetation that grew from seeds deposited by visiting birds, Michaelmas Cay is now spread over an area of 1.8 hectares.   
Green Island
Imagine white sandy beaches, sapphire blue waters and an island replete with greenery. Just set foot on Green Island and nature will do the talking. You can explore the entire island in under 20 minutes and then settle down to leisurely enjoy its beauty.

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 cruise. 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!
 
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