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Great Barrier Reef Tours

  • Great Barrier Reef Cruise Deluxe $205 Great Barrier Reef Cruise Deluxe $205 NOW AVAILABLE DAILY!

    Great Barrier Reef Cruise Deluxe $205

    The remarkable beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is on everyone’s bucket list, so why not visit the world's largest coral reef system in style? Our Great Barrier Reef Deluxe Tour takes you to explore two amazing reef sites on the outer reef in our state-of-the-art-catamaran. This all-inclusive tour is jam packed with extras, including one complimentary beginner or certified dive to explore deeper under the water. You’ll also enjoy a delicious hot breakfast, freshly prepared lunch, unlimited snorkelling, glass bottom boat tour, Cairns accommodation transfers & much more. Our friendly and knowledgeable crew will provide all the info you need on the reef ecosystem and ensure you have the best time discovering this magical underwater world. Join our Deluxe Great Barrier Reef Cruise to experience the best of the outer reef.

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  • Great Barrier Reef Premium Snorkelling Tour $179 Great Barrier Reef Premium Snorkelling Tour $179 NOW AVAILABLE!

    Great Barrier Reef Premium Snorkelling Tour $179

    Climb aboard our luxury sailing catamaran and head to the Great Barrier Reef in style. Join our expert crew on the Great Barrier Reef Premium Snorkelling Tour for a full day discovering the wonders of the reef. Departing from Cairns in the morning, catch some sun on the sleek upper deck or netted deck trampoline as we journey to our first of two unique outer reef sites. Once we’ve arrived, don your snorkel gear to start exploring the amazing coral gardens and swim amongst the colourful wildlife that call the reef home. Upgrade to include a certified or beginner dive and go deeper underwater for a new perspective of this incredible ecosystem. Following a delicious lunch, we’ll head to our second reef site for more snorkelling and exploring. Then relax on deck as we head back to Cairns in the evening. For the best Great Barrier Reef snorkelling experience, book now!

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  • 1 Day Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Adventure $195 1 Day Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Adventure $195 NOW AVAILABLE!

    1 Day Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Adventure $195

    For an action-packed day of exploring the Great Barrier Reef, you can’t go past our 1 Day Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Tour. Journey to the outer reef aboard our modern air-conditioned catamaran to the all-weather pontoon platform where you can enjoy plenty of activities for all ages and abilities. We’ve made sure there is plenty of fun for everyone with stacks of things to do including glass bottom boat tour, fish feeding presentation, touch tank presentation with marine expert and much more! Optional extra activities are offered including helmet diving and snorkelling tour. With four hours to spend at Moore Reef, there’s loads of time to enjoy the reef in comfort and safety, wet or dry. Join us on this journey to explore the turquoise water and majestic marine life of the Great Barrier Reef on this value-packed tour.

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  • 2 Day Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Tour $460 2 Day Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Tour $460 NOW AVAILABLE!

    2 Day Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Tour $460

    Spend a night sleeping on the famous Great Barrier Reef and explore more with a second day of snorkelling! Jump on board our modern vessel and enjoy comfortable accommodation, chef prepared meals and evening refreshments from the on-board bar. Spend two glorious days exploring the Great Barrier Reef, snorkelling at top outer reef sites and swimming amongst the wonderful marine life. Add a beginner or certified dive upgrade to make the most of your time exploring one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. There’s even the chance for a night dive for a unique perspective of this strange world. Then in the evening, relax onboard and share a meal with your fellow travellers. This Great Barrier Reef Cruise includes liveaboard accommodation, all meals, unlimited snorkelling and upgrade diving options.

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  • 3 Day Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Tour $690 3 Day Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Tour $690 NOW AVAILABLE!

    3 Day Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard Tour $690

    With over 344,400 square kilometres of colourful reef to explore, a lifetime is not enough to discover all the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. While your holiday might not be that long, our 3 Day Great Barrier Reef Tour gives you extra time to experience mother nature at her best. Sleep onboard our comfortable liveaboard vessel and spend your days snorkelling and exploring the vast coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef. Include a beginner or certified dive package to admire the astonishing ecosystems from below. Then spend your evenings relaxing on deck under the starry sky and enjoying a drink from the onboard bar. The Great Barrier Reef tour includes liveaboard accommodation, chef prepared meals and unlimited snorkelling and dive upgrade options.

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  • Great Barrier Reef Tour $115 Great Barrier Reef Tour $115 Available 2022

    Great Barrier Reef Tour $115

    No visit of Australia’s tropical paradise is complete without an adventure to the World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef. Exploring this natural wonder is a once in a lifetime experience, taking you below the surface to discover the colourful wonderland of coral, fish, and more! Our $115 Great Barrier Reef Tour is our entry level Great Barrier Reef Experience and provides the best value for money with the chance to purchase optional extras that suit your tastes and budget. Snorkelling and equipment is included, with optional dive and glass bottom boat upgrades available for travellers who want to see more.

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  • Cape Tribulation and Daintree Tours

    Immerse yourself in the largest tropical rainforest in Australia, the Daintree Rainforest! This immensely biodiverse region is home to ancient plant life, an abundance of wildlife including frogs, snakes, birds and crocodiles, and unique animals including the endangered cassowary and Bennett's Tree Kangaroo. Our Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Tours offer the chance to explore this stunning region north of Cairns with our fun local guides. Enjoy guided rainforest walks, a crocodile spotting river cruise, swimming stops and much more. Discover the Daintree’s highlights with a one-day tour or stay overnight to sleep amongst the trees enjoy more time to explore the rainforest.

  • Cairns Tours

    A picturesque paradise bursting with sun kissed beaches, tropical climate and adventurous activities, Cairns really has it all. While best known as a base point for trips to the Daintree and Great Barrier Reef, Cairns also offers some hidden gems that are not as famous but are just as spectacular. Spend a day chasing waterfalls with our Atherton Tablelands tour or relax on the tropical beaches of Green or Fitzroy Islands. Book now and explore all Cairns has to offer!

Frequently Asked Questions about Great Barrier Reef Tours

Where do you pick up from?

The tour begins its journey from the Marlin Marina (1 Spence Street, Cairns) with all guests meeting here in the morning. However, we also offer Hotel Pickups for an additional cost from most accommodation providers in Cairns, Northern Beaches, and Port Douglas. If you require a hotel pickup, please select your accommodation location from the drop-down menu when you book. Please check your confirmation email once you book for more details on which boat you will be travelling on and where you need to check in.

What is the difference between your Great Barrier Reef Tours?

Each of our Great Barrier Reef tours is different in boat size, inclusions, and activities. We have tours just for snorkelling, deluxe tours which offer both snorkelling and scuba diving, or multi-day tours which gives you day and night adventures! Check each tour’s itinerary and inclusions to see which tour suits you!

Are you allowed to snorkel if you are pregnant?

Yes! Snorkelling is allowed for any stage of pregnancy, with floating devices available on board if need be. However, please note that the boat remains on the reef for the entire day, so you are not able to return to land earlier due to sea sickness.

How many people are on the tour?

Our Great Barrier Reef day tours are held on boats carrying a maximum of 80 – 140 passengers, depending on the tour. The Great Barrier Reef Liveaboard tours carry a maximum of 45 travellers. The Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Adventure carries a maximum of 340 travellers on the state-of-the-art pontoon on the outer reef.

What is included in the tour?

Reef taxes, meals and snorkelling equipment are included on all our Great Barrier Reef tours, but other activities and inclusions differ for each tour. Simply check the ‘What’s Included?’ tab in each tour’s information page or chat to our friendly staff for more information.

Are there any extra costs on the tour?

Most of our tours have optional extras on offer! Optional activities include beginner or certified dives, glass-bottom boat tours, accommodation pickup, guided snorkel tours and more. Check the Upgrade Options section in the Tour Details tab on the tour page for more information about booking these optional extras. Reef taxes are not included in the Liveaboard tours ($15 per person per day), which will need to be paid to the crew on the day of the tour.

Can children go on the tours?

Children of all ages are welcome on our tours! We offer discounted ticket rates for children and infants travel free (please check the tour’s information page for our age confines).

How do I pay for my tour?

To book, simply click the ‘BOOK NOW’ button on our webpage, or alternatively, you can call our office on 1300 661 225 to book. You need to pay at the time of booking in full, with either a Visa or MasterCard.

What should I bring for my tour?

Although snorkelling and scuba diving equipment is included in the tour, you must bring your own swimmers to wear. We suggest bringing a day pack with spare clothes, water bottle, thongs, a towel, and any other essentials.

What reefs do you visit on the tour?

All our Great Barrier Reef tours visit outer reef sites. Each boat visits different sites, which may vary on the day depending on the conditions on the day. Check the tour page for more information or chat to our friendly staff.

I am not a good swimmer, can I still go diving?

Yes. Our diving instructors give all divers a safety and instruction lesson before conducting the dive and will be with you the entire time you are in the water. However, if you are not a confident swimmer, another activity such as snorkelling, boom netting or sea walking may be more enjoyable for you.

I can’t swim, can I go snorkelling?

Yes! All our snorkelling tours provide life vests and flotation devices so that even inexperienced swimmers can participate.

What is the policy for cancellations or refunds due to weather?

We only cancel our tours due to bad weather if it will cause unsafe conditions. We will not cancel the tour due to simple rain or winds. If we cancel the tour due to unsafe conditions, we will call you immediately and offer you a change of date or a full refund. If you cancel or change of date, our policy is as follows. 25% cancellation fee 30 days or more prior to departure. 50% cancellation fee 29 – 15 days prior to departure. 100% cancellation fee 14 days prior to departure. Pre-paid diving packages on liveaboard tours will not be refunded if unused or cancelled within 48 hours of departure, including when the passenger has not been cleared to dive due to medical reasons. Full cancellation policy on our Terms and Conditions page here.

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