Great Barrier Reef Tours

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$175.00
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Evolution - Snorkel & Dive

Evolution - Snorkel & Dive

Evolution is the most luxurious reef vessel in Australia and departs Cairns daily offering a fast, comfortable and affordable cruise, visiting two spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef destinations. This large, modern vessel provides a superior ride in all weather conditions, with no large crowds and...

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$226.00
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Silverseries Dive and Snorkel

Silversonic Dive & Snorkel Adventures

The Silver Series offers the essence of adventure ... Diving & Adventure Snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef - Cairns & Port Douglas, Australia. Enjoy your precious time at the Great Barrier Reef in the superb style and comfort of the Silver Series. We're all about less people, more reef destin...

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2 Day Reef & Rainforest Package

2 Day Reef & Rainforest Package

Over 2 action-packed days, you get to experience the Great Barrier Reef with Down Under Cruise & Dive aboard EVOLUTION, then explore the wonders of Cape Tribulation and the famous Daintree National Park with a Full Day Starter PAK Tour. Upgrade to a Deluxe PAK to include a Beautiful lunch at Cape...

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$549.00
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Sunlover by Starlight

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There isn’t a more quintessential Australian experience than sleeping outside in a swag, under a billion stars – so how about stargazing while floating on a pontoon on the outer Great Barrier Reef. This once in a lifetime overnight reef stay, at Moore Reef Pontoon is located on the Great Barrier...

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Passions of Paradise Full Day Reef Tour

Passions of Paradise Full Day Reef Tour

Passions of Paradise is a true local company and is one of the few in Cairns that is still owner operated. We provide an unforgettable, highly customer focused tour of the Great Barrier Reef to small groups of like minded guests who are looking for a unique personal Cairns Reef tour experience. The...

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$234.00
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Sunlover Moore Reef Cruise

Sunlover Moore Reef Cruise

With cruises departing daily from Cairns, our state-of-the art Moore Reef Marine Base is perfectly positioned and fully equipped so that any age or ability can fully experience the magic of the reef with its abundance of colourful coral, fascinating fish, turtles & more. With 4 HOURS REEF TIME to...

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Reef Magic Day Tour

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Reef Magic Cruises operate day trips direct from Cairns to the Marine World activity platform located on the outer Great Barrier Reef. Join us for the day and Experience The Magic for yourself. Marine World pontoon on the Outer Reef offers a full range of facilities and activities on-board. The po...

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$159.00
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Fitzroy Sea Kayaking

Fitzroy Sea Kayaking

Sea Kayaking offers a unique close up experience of paddling and snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, only $159. From our starting point on Fitzroy Island you guide will choose the best snorkelling location for the day, and take you on a fully guided adventure. No prior paddling experience is nece...

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$79.00
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Fitzroy Island Day Trip

Fitzroy Island Day Trip

Located only 45 minutes from Cairns, Fitzroy Island was once part of mainland Australia and is located just off the coast. Fitzroy Island half day trips $79, or spend a full day for $84 on the Great Barrier Reef. Come and see why Fitzroy Island is the favourite Great Barrier Reef holiday destination...

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$215.00
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Ocean Freedom | Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns

Ocean Freedom Cay and Great Barrier Reef

Ocean Freedom is a luxury motor boat, providing personalised tours to the Great Barrier Reef's Upolu Cay and Upolu Reef. Travelling at 23 knots, Ocean Freedom's guests are the first to arrive at Upolu Cay, so you can experience this pristine paradise uninterrupted. Enjoy six hours exploring the two...

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$174.00
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Passions of Paradise

Passions of Paradise

Experience the Great Barrier Reef aboard Passions of Paradise, a Queensland Tourism Hall of fame winner (Adventure Tourism) and winner of 5 consecutive State Tourism Awards and now an Australian Tourism Award in Adventure Tourism!

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$450.00
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Reef Encounter

Reef Encounter

The Reef Encounter offers the best value liveaboard dive and snorkel trips from Cairns. The Reef Encounter is a 35 metre luxury catamaran designed for the utmost stability and comfort at sea.

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$205.00
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Reef Experience

Reef Experience Cairns

Welcome to the Outer Great Barrier Reef, One of the natural wonders of the world! Join us aboard Reef Experience for an unforgettable journey to two pristine outer Great Barrier Reef locations and discover the breathtaking wonder beneath the surface for yourself. Reef Experience caters for all leve...

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$256.00
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Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef

Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef

Quicksilver's friendly crew will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia's Continental Shelf, to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance.

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$145.00
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Nautilus Aviation

Nautilus Aviation

For that once in a lifetime experience, every time, Nautilus Aviation’s luxury helicopters are a memorable way to enjoy North Queensland’s reef, rainforest and outback! Depart on a scheduled flight, design a tour of your own or take the controls and fly yourself! Enjoy local rates and experience th...

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$215.00
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Ocean Free Green Island + Great Barrier Reef

Ocean Free Green Island + Great Barrier Reef

Green Island is a fully developed coral island situated only 26 kilometres from Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef. Ocean Free sails you leisurely to Pinnacle Reef, an exclusive mooring on the eastern lee of Green Island.

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$67.00
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Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises

Green Island  - Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises

Green Island is a tropical island on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Cruises departs daily from Cairns at 9am, 11am & 1pm. Snorkel, Snuba dive, glass bottom boat and semi-submarine coral viewing tour, relax and explore Green Island. Price includes snorkel equipment or a Glass Bottom Boat Tour. Child...

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$145.00
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Divers Den - Cairns

Deep Sea Divers Den

Established in 1974, Divers Den is Cairns longest established dive company specialising in Outer Great Barrier Reef Day Trips, Liveaboard Trips and PADI Dive Courses. In 2017 we have expanded into Port Douglas with our newest vessel AquaQuest and a brand new retail store. Whether you're a first-ti...

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$96.00
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Great Adventures Reef & Green Island Cruises

Great Adventures Reef & Green Island Cruises

Discover the Great Barrier Reef and Green Island with Great Adventures. With a choice of day trips to beautiful Green Island and to the spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef, Great Adventures departs from Cairns daily ready to whisk you away for a day of discovery and adventure.

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$149.00
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Reef Daytripper

Reef Daytripper

Friendly relaxed atmosphere. Maximum of 20 passengers. You choose freely between snorkeling, diving, or just relaxing on our bownets. We also offer introductory diving. Perhaps you also like to look out for dolphins, turtles or even whales (seasonal).

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Liveaboard Diving with Mike Ball Expeditions

Liveaboard Diving with Mike Ball Expeditions

World class scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea on Australia's most awarded liveaboard, Spoilsport. Mike Ball’s Spoilsport is Australia’s leading dive liveaboard, operating 3, 4 & 7 night expeditions along the Ribbon Reefs of the Great Barrier Reef and out to the Coral Sea. Dedicate...

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$115.00
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Compass Cruises

Compass Cruises Cairns

Compass Cruises is a local Cairns icon and has been taking people to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for many years. If it’s value for money you’re looking for and a memorable day on the Reef then our budget cruise has it all! We will have you escaping for an unforgettable, unrushed day enjoying a r...

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$840.00
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Aussie Airways - Scenic Flights and Charters

This is a once in a lifetime chance to enjoy this idyllic location and to experience the exclusiveness of Lizard Island. A truly world renowned island destination. Venture north for a day filled with some of the most spectacular scenery in Australia. Your pilot will fly at a comfortable viewing heig...

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$295.00
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Tandem Cairns Skydiving

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You are in good hands with Australia's No1 skydiving company. 40 years experience and over 2 Million skydives. Skydive into lush Tropical Gardens or upgrade to stunning beach landing for something special. We are the closest beach skydive to Cairns and only a 1/2 day trip. Depart 8am and 11am da...

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$210.00
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Reef Magic - Marine World Day Tour

Reef Magic Cruises

If you are looking for a Cairns Reef Tour and you only visit the Great Barrier Reef once, you will want to see it at it’s best! Reef Magic Cruises has exclusive access to a stunning coral reef location selected for it’s superior water clarity, coral quality and overall diversity of marine life.

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Cruise & Dive Frankland Islands

Frankland Islands

Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive set themselves apart from other reef tour operators in that they are the only company able to visit this spectacular group of five breathtaking continental islands surrounded by fringing coral reef. Normanby Island is the largest of the Frankland Islands, and is the...

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Hinterland Tours & Transfers

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Hinterland offers an intimate experience for you & your closest friends. We customise tours in Food, Heritage, Scenic and Military History. Our customised Tours come with free pick up from anywhere in Cairns to Atherton.

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Rum Runner - Overnight Reef Experience

Rum Runner Cairns is considered to be the best value overnight liveaboard tour from Cairns. Enjoy 2 full days and 1 night onboard this Coral Sea yacht with a maximum of 16 guests on board.

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Jusdivensnork

Snorkeling in clear waters

Jusdivensnork is the place to search for that next snorkelling offer. With Special deals for day trips, packages with accommodation and transfers, why look anywhere else!

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$53.00
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Green Island Day Tours & Ferry

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Green Island is a nature lover's paradise. There's fun for the whole family at this beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park – a premier world heritage site. Only a 45 minute journey from Cairns, Green Island features a unique reef and rainforest environment, t...

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$250.00
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Great Adventures Reef Tour

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Escape into a world of surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef. The stable reef activity platform is the perfect base for swimmers and non-swimmers to explore. Snorkel and/or dive, visit the underwater observatory, cruise in a semi-sub, or just relax on the su...

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$189.00
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Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel Cairns

Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel Cairns

Step back into the Great Barrier Reef's Dreamtime with Indigenous sea rangers, on a day tour to two spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef sites. Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel is a unique educational Great Barrier Reef experience incorporating the world's oldest living culture and the stories Traditio...

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$440.00
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Coral Sea Dreaming Dive, Snorkel & Sail

Coral Sea Dreaming

Short on time and looking for a more personal Great Barrier Reef scuba diving and snorkeling cruise? Allow us to welcome you aboard Coral Sea Dreaming for a 2-day 1-night live aboard reef sleep. With access to 30 exclusive moorings including the best of the outer Great Barrier Reef, we are sure to e...

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Jungle Tours Overnight Daintree

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Our overnight tour options offer the activities included in our day tours plus various levels of Cape Tribulation accommodation for your extended visit. Choose from 2 or 3 day options or stay for as many days as you like, just add on the cost of any extra nights. You can also book additional activit...

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$219.00
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Ocean Spirit Cruises

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Set sail aboard a 32 metre luxury sailing catamaran for a day to remember with a wide range of activities. Michaelmas Cay is a unique reef environment. Be active and enjoy all included activities - snorkel, cruise in the semi-submersible for a diver's view of the reef, watch the fish feeding and d...

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$185.00
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Evolution Reef Tour

Evolution Reef Tour

Adventure awaits when you cruise from Cairns onboard the fastest, award-winning luxury vessel “EVOLUTION” for the best value tour to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for an adventure filled day. Snorkel, enjoy multiple Introductory or Certified scuba dives or join a Semi-Submarine Tour exploring two...

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$308.00
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Get High Up Top & Dive Down Under

Get High Up Top & Dive Down Under

Experience the ultimate adventure package, and best value day on the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy all our full day tour inclusions including snorkelling, lunch, sun bathing plus your choice of either an Introductory dive or Certified dive. In the afternoon, you will board a luxury Nautilus Aviation...

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GBR Helicopters

GBR Helicopters

Reef, Rainforest, Outback! Our friendly and professional staff will ensure that we do our best to provide you with an experience and memories that will last a life time, and leave you with photographs that will preserve these memories for eternity.

WetRez Cameras

WetRez Cameras

Going to the Great Barrier Reef? Want to capture awesome images from the trip of a lifetime? See us first for the best photographic options on the world's greatest natural wonder! We specialize in Digital Underwater Camera Hire and Sales, with an emphasis on providing great service, quality products...

Capture Cairns Photography Tours

Capture Cairns Photography Tours

Receive personalised photography lessons, while on your day tour; albeit the white sands of Fitzroy Island, the magnificent views from the Skyrail, adventures up in the Tablelands, the elegant setting of the Botanical gardens, Underwater on the Great Barrier Reef, A birds eye view of the Reef or Rai...

Rum Runner Cairns

2 Day / 1 Night Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkel Tours. Departs every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. PADI Learn to Dive and Advanced Courses.

GBR SPORT FISHING CHARTERS

THE MAKER

We offer Reef fishing, Light Tackle, Heavy Tackle, Shark Fishing, GT popper fishing charters out of cairns on our brand new 31ft Powercat 2900 Sports Fisherman, providing a quick and comfortable ride we will have you out there fishing on the reef in less than an hour, we are permitted to fish the re...

Australian camping tours

Index

Learn how to camp safely and enjoy our Australian land and culture. Experience the Australian lifestyle of the outback with Indigenous and knowledgeable Bushmen in a program designed to teach the skills required to be able to camp anywhere in Australia independently. We can help you become a compete...

Pacific Watersports

Palm Cove location

Welcome to Pacific Watersports. We are a family owned watersports business. The truth is, we love what we do. Our work is our play and our passion. And here at Pacific Watersports we want to share our passion with you. Starting off with a small van and a handful of kites to teach kitesurfing, we...

Spirit Of Freedom

Spirit Of Freedom

Spirit of Freedom offers unsurpassed live-aboard dive cruising to the world famous Cod Hole, Ribbon Reefs, and the remote Osprey Reef in the Coral Sea. On board Spirit of Freedom you will enjoy spacious cabins with private bathroom, gourmet meals, and exceptional service. With a choice of 3, 4, an...

Big Fish Down Under

Big Fish Down Under

BIG FISH DOWN UNDER and Moana III, 47ft Luxury Private Charter Boat are permanently based in Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Moana III, Cairns' finest fishing charter vessel has an open permit to operate in waters up to 200NM from the coastline. From Townsville in the south, along the Great Barrier R...

Australian Superyacht Services Cairns

Australian Superyacht Services welcomes you to Cairns and the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef & Wet Tropics Rainforest; the only place on Earth where two World Heritage-listed areas meet. Captain Pat McLoughlin and Nikki Guimelli are your agents in beautiful Cairns. Whatever your requirements and...

Zulu Luxury Charters

Zulu luxury charters is based in beautiful Port Douglas is Far North Queensland at the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina – the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. We have a range of vessels offering customised private charter options to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and beyond. Zulu is o...

Seawalker Green Island Australia

Seawalker @ Green Island Australia

Welcome to the underworld of Seawalker on Green Island Australia, Cairns North QueenslandNo diving experience necessary, non swimmers no problem, stay dry underwater, professional photos of your trip, expert divers to assist you all the way, wetsuits and shoes supplied.

Heli Tours North Queensland

HeliTours is the newest helicopter touring company in North Queensland, and we believe in quality over quantity. You’re not just a number when you take a tour with us. We focus strongly on delivering exceptional service with attention to detail. From initial inquiry to hotel drop off, we strive for...

Sunlover Reef Cruises

Sunlover Reef Cruises

The Great Barrier Reefis one of the greatest natural wonders of the world. Located just off the Tropical North Queensland coast of Cairns, Australia, the reef is an awe-inspiring underwater spectacle of brilliantly coloured corals and more than 10,000 diverse and unique marine species. At Sunlover...

Coral Sea Dreaming

Dive and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef on a “Path-Less-Travelled”, when you embark on a two-day Cairns sailing adventure experiencing the best outer reef sites. With a maximum of only 12 guests, Coral Sea Dreaming offers a low volume, fun, and intimate holiday visiting spectacular reefs on the very...

Reelcrayzee Charters

Reelcrayzee Charters

Looking for an unforgettable day on the water? Jump aboard our 30ft Kevlacat Sportsfisher and let the fun begin! Fishing, spearfishing, snorkelling, scuba diving, island hopping ... we do it all!

Pro Dive Cairns

Pro Dive Cairns

Explore the amazing underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef with Pro Dive Cairns. Pro Dive is renowned for their outstanding product quality, safety standards & professional service. With over 16 exclusive sites, you will experience a wide variety of diving, with each location selected for its g...

North Queensland Aero Club

If experiencing the Great Barrier Reef is on your bucket list, then you’ve come to the right place. With 65 successful years of business behind us, you’re in the hands of some of Cairns most experienced pilots. Let us take you on a magical, aerial adventure, where you will get a birds eye view of on...

Reef Express

Reef Express is a snorkel tour company located on the Great Barrier Reef . We explore unspoiled reef sites less than 50 minutes from our departure points and you can enjoy an exciting ride to this magical wonder departing from the coast at Mission Beach.

North Queensland Wildscapes Phototours with Paul Curtis

Join me in a tour around some of the less visited but extremely photogenic sites around the tropical north. Tours are varied to suit the customer and the prevailing weather and conditions, but foremost is the goal of finding some remarkable sites and returning with wonderful pictures. Tours can be h...

Falla Reef Trips Cairns

A classic Australian Pearl Lugger, built in Broome 1956 and traditionally restored in 2004 and again in 2012, the FALLA combines nautical charm of old with modern technology. Only a few of these legendary wood Sailing Ships now remain…

GSL Aviation

GSL Aviation

Our fleet of modern, high-wing aircraft, are designed to give you the best view on your scenic flight. The aircraft are comfortable, and fitted with quality intercom systems so that the pilot can provide in-flight commentary. All of our flights include guaranteed window seats, so no one is left out....

Reefinity Adventures

Reefinity Adventures offers snorkeling, diving & fishing trips to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns Northern Beaches, Queensland. Come and explore the magical underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef on board your own private charter boat which caters for just six passengers.

Enterprise Charters

Enterprise is at your command. This 68' Squadron Fairline combines power & sophistication to deliver you into the world of ultimate luxury cruising. The majestic lines of Enterprise conceal a wild heart & potential to thrill, her elegant profile transform into a sleek blur on the water. Snorkel, cru...

Hinterland Aviation

Hinterland Aviation

In addition to our regular service to Cooktown we also provide flexible charters anytime, anywhere. Conducting over 5,000 flights per year and averaging 50,000 passengers, Hinterland Aviation operates at the highest safety standard in aviation! Our diverse clientele includes the likes of Ergon Energ...

Scuba Doo Cairns

Scuba Doo Cairns

Scuba-Dooing means no mask ,no mouthpiece, no heavy weight belt or helmet and no swimming experience required. The air tank is already fixed to the Scuba-Doo , you simply sit and drive. Designed for ease of operation, the Eco friendly Scuba-Doo carries enough air for approximately 3 separate tour...

Island Diver

Great Barrier reef day tours Ideal for experienced & first time snorkellers & divers. Our trips are small groups to outer reef pristine sites. We offer full tuition on snorkelling & diving & a free snorkel tour!

Ocean Spirit Cruises

Ocean Spirit Cruises

OCEAN SPIRIT CRUISES - "Cairns Australia Premier Sailing Vessels" offers cruises to Australia's magnificent marine park - the Great Barrier Reef for diving, snorkelling & sailing. Set sail aboard our spacious Sailing Catamarans & capture the spirit of the Great Barrier Reef. Try our Michaelmas Cay C...

Cairns Dive Centre

Cairns Dive Centre

Cairns Dive Centre is one of the largest certifying agencies in the world. We have been operating in Cairns for many years, maintaining outstanding customer service.Cairns Dive Centre offers day cruises and live aboard trips for the snorkeller and diver, as well as learn-to-dive courses through all...

Marine Encounters

Marine Encounters

Swim with dwarf minke whales on the Great Barrier Reef this June/July with Eye to Eye Marine Encounters. As the only permitted operator with no fixed itinerary, we are free to make the most out of changing sea conditions and animal behaviour, ensuring you get the very best whale watching experien...

Lets Go Cairns

HAPPY FUN COMPREHENSIVE TOURS OF CAIRNS AND THE SURROUNDING REGION. WE SEE ALL THERE IS TO SEE RAINFOREST,BEACH,WATERFALLS AND SWIMMING INC FOOD. Noticing that most tours drive long distances and spend a great deal of time getting there we believe that like the locals there are many exciting and i...

Helitours North Queensland

Helitours is the newest helicopter touring company in North Queensland. Helitours North Queensland gives you access to areas that you just can’t normally reach. Our fleet is designed to get you to our chosen destinations in comfort and safety. Our pilots have thousands of hours of flying experience...

Dive in Australia

Dive in Australia specialises in promoting Australia’s most popular - Day Trips - Liveaboard Dive Trips -Ship Wreck Dives – Special Interest diving - Dive education from beginner courses through to completing your professional Dive Master and Dive Instructor Courses as well as Dive Internships and M...

Mission Beach Charters

If you dream of a romantic picnic on a deserted tropical island, Mission Beach Charters can make it happen. Locally owned and operated, our eco-adventure company specifically caters to small groups, families or couples wishing to have a completely personalised experience within the idyllic surro...

Great Barrier Reef Submarines

Great Barrier Reef Submarines - The only tourist submarines operating on the Great Barrier Reef. Have an underwater adventure. The Newest and most exciting way to see the Great Barrier Reef. Day and night tours of the Reef in a pilot guided min-submarine. Two people, guided by our pilot, can have...

Great Barrier Reef Fishing and Island Tours

Our vessels, an Amara Centre Cab and the Sailfish Catamaran, can help you discover some of the many wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Choose your pace and your activities – fishing, snorkelling, island hopping or just plain relaxing, we guarantee that you, your family and your mates (whoever you...

Orpheus Island Resort

Located amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus is a secluded island hideaway accommodating just 28 indulged guests. Located just 80km north of Townsville, amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, the island stretches across 11km of immaculate turquoise coastline, an...

Tusa Dive

Tusa Dive

TUSA are the dive and snorkel day trip experts, with access to 16 unique sites on the Great Barrier Reef. Each day two outer reef locations are selected as the best for the day's weather. You will cruise to the reef in comfort on Cairns' newest vessel, TUSA 6. Limited guest numbers and Tusa's frie...

About Great Barrier Reef Tours For Cairns

The Great Barrier Reef is of course a must do when visiting the Far North. There are over 300 trips to choose from that depart 365 days of the year offering snorkelling, scuba diving, glass bottom boat tours, fishing, sea kayaking, parasailing and much, much more.
 
Reef trips cater for all budgets and whether you are a beginner, scuba diver, non swimmer or snorkeller there will be something to suit everyone. Families can have a great day on one of the pontoon trips which include many activities to maximise your reef experience. For scuba divers a liveaboard cruise or extended dive expedition is not to be missed!

The water temperature is very comfortable year round ranging from 24 degrees in winter to 30 degrees in our summer months. Fishing is hugely popular when the weather is perfect so it is recommended to book well in advance.

A day spent discovering the beauty and splendour of the reef is one that will stay with you forever. Snorkelling or diving on the Great Barrier Reef is, quite simply, the adventure of a lifetime. From the stunning natural destination - the worlds largest marine park - to the superbly comfortable vessels, the genuinely friendly crew and professional organisation of the daily reef trips, your reef adventure will surely match and exceed your expectations.

Naturally, you can snorkel or scuba dive with equipment provided and a trained crew on hand to assist, but you can also view the aquascape from the comfort of a semi-submersible or underwater observatory, or even from above on a helicopter scenic flight from a reef moored pontoon! Whatever your style or budget, there is a reef cruise designed just for you and memories waiting to be captured in the crystal clear waters of the Coral Sea.

There is no better way to experience the romance of the sea than a extended ocean cruise on our Great Barrier Reef. Cairns is fortunate to attract both international cruise liners and regional cruise companies who present a range of holiday options. Check with travel agents on liners scheduled to call in Calms and you'll find many of the major companies visit this increasingly popular tropical port - an option to consider is including a three to seven day regional cruise itinerary in your holiday plans. A new emerging cruising destination in the style of the Caribbean is the Great Barrier Reef and the region of the Arafura Sea, bounded by northern Australia, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia. If you love the idea of a cruise but want to do it on your own. there are vessels available for private charter in Cairns to suit your style and your pocket - simply contact the experts who specialise in local boats and boat charters.

What better way than to charter your own vessels and enjoy snorkelling, diving, fishing for the elusive Giant Black Marlin or just sailing for fun!

 

Tourism and Recreation

Tourism and recreation are important ways for people to experience and learn about the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and help conserve this World Heritage Area.

Approximately 1.9 million tourists and 4.9 million recreational visitors visit the Great Barrier Reef each year. More...