With the choice of three daily departures, this fast comfortable 45 minute cruise to Green Island cruise is perfect for visitors with limited time, offering a half or full day experience. With a range of exciting optional activities, you can design your day at your own pace...more info
SeaQuest offers fantastic value for money and gives you the opportunity to enjoy unlimited snorkelling or to take up to 3 scuba dives at 2 different reef locations. This purpose built vessel allows you to experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef...more info
Sunlover Cruises offers children including 15 yrs at child prices. The theme park style waterslide is great fun for families. This outer Great Barrier Reef pontoon experience includes a semi-submarine tour and underwater observatory as well as all standard inclusions such as snorkel gear and lunch. You will have four hours to explore the outer reef and experience the many activities available...more info
Compass Cruises Outer Barrier Reef trip is a great day for young travellers on a budget, and is very popular with backpackers that visit Cairns. This trip offers 5 hours on the reef at two different locations - Hastings Reef and Breaking Patches near Michaelmas Reef. ...more info
Great Adventures provides an excellent day combining beautiful Green Island and the Outer Barrier Reef. There are many activities available for people of all ages and excellent underwater dive options that are perfect for non-swimmers! ...more info
Quicksilver takes you to Agincourt Reef, a magnificent ribbon reef where you can snorkel, dive or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a Quicksilver semi-sub. Watch the fish feeding from Quicksilver's unique underwater observatory, or fly in a helicopter over the reef. ...more info
BRAND NEW! Evolution offers the ultimate passenger experience. Fun, memorable reef experience to the true outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy 5 hours at 2 spectacular reef locations. Ample comfortable and safe access to the water. Children up to 16 years are charged at childrens rates. All of our rates include EMC levy. ...more info
Reef Magic guests have exclusive access to the all-season Marine World activity platform located on a premium section of beautiful Moore Reef. Enjoy a fun filled 5 hours at the Great Barrier Reef including a Semi Submersible tour, all snorkelling equipment, a Marine Biologist presentation, Glass Bottom Boat tour, Underwater Observatory and a delicious buffet lunch......more info
Reef Experience is the only all-inclusive Outer Reef trip. This cruise includes return Cairns hotel transfers as well as a guided snorkel or introductory or certified dive, breakfast, two outer reef sites and a glass bottom boat tour, a glass of wine and cheese and crackers on the return journey and more.....more info
Passions of Paradise visits two unique outer reef locations on the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel, dive, sunbathe, or chill out on the boat. The sleek, modern catamaran will ensure you travel in style and comfort without the large crowds.
Ocean Spirit Cruises: Set sail aboard our 32 metre luxury sailing catarmaran, for a day with a wide range of activities in a unique reef environment. Michaelmas Cay is a protected seabird sanctuary. ( A haven for nature lovers). This trip includes a complimentary glass of sparkling wine, cheese and crackers on the homeward journey ...more info
Nautilus Aviation & Evolution: Combine your reef cruise with an exhilerating helicopter flight. Your helicopter flight over picturesque reef systems and virtually untouched sand cays on your way to or from the reef. Evolution is a quick luxury cruiser. Two stunning outer reef destinations are visited each day. Depending on your choice of tour you may visit one or two reefs. Lunch, snorkelling and coral viewing is included. Half day Fly/Cruise tours depart at 12.30pm and return at approx 5:00pm...more info
Great Adventures provides an excellent day at the Outer Barrier Reef. There are many activities available for people of all ages and excellent underwater dive options that are perfect for non-swimmers! The Reef Prince vessel will transport you to your outer reef destination in luxurious comfort....more info
See the Great Barrier Reef from every possible angle! The Get High Up Top & Dive Down Under combo includes an Outer Reef Cruise & Snorkel onboard Evolution , choose from a Certified or Introductory Dive and exhilirating 10 minute outer reef scenic helicopter flight!...more info
Silverswiftis the only Cairns-based vessel to visit 3 sites in one day, and is also the fastest! Taking a maximum of 80 passengers this trip takes less people. A free guided snorkel tour and lifeguard supervision. Designed with everything you need to experience an underwater world of colourful marine life in safety and comfort. Ideal for experienced divers and enthusiastic snorkellers. ...more info
TUSA Dive's latest custom-built reef craft and is designed for ultimate comfort and easy diving and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. TUSA Dive have access to more than 15 sites on the outer reefs from Cairns, and visit 2 sites daily, selected as the optimum sites for the day’s conditions...more info
Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel: A unique educational Great Barrier Reef experience incorporating the worlds's oldest living culture and the Dreamtime stories Traditional Owners have passed down over tens of thousands of years. Indigenous sea rangers will help you gain a deeper cultural understanding of this diverse ecosystem. Your day includes five hours of water activities split between two outer reef sites showcasing a variety of colourful coral gardens.
Great Adventures Outer Reef Pontoon 'Reef & Heli' Tours: Helicopter and cruise packages make possible striking views of the reef from above. You may be lucky to spot a whale, a shark or even a turtle from the air.Great Adventures has an exclusive floating helipad at the Great Adventures Outer Reef pontoon. At the multi-level activity platform you will enjoy a scrumptious hot and cold buffet lunch, a walk through the underwater observatory, a semi-submersible tour and snorkelling with all marine life that make the Great Barrier Reef so special. This tour is suitable for non-swimmers with facilities to discover the underwater world.