Great Barrier Reef

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef and home to an amazing diversity of animal life. There are a large number of cruise tour operators that depart daily from Cairns. Our Great Barrier Reef Tours suit all ages, swimming abilities and activity levels with an extensive range of in-water and dry activities included. Whether you are a snorkeler or a scuba diver, experienced or a novice, the snorkel and dive cruise is the perfect day out on the Great Barrier Reef.

Best Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkelling Day Tours from Cairns

Do as much or as little as you like!

Cairns is the Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and is only a comfortable 90-minute boat ride to the outer barrier reef. If you want to see a tropical island then Green Island is only a 45-minute boat ride.

See the reef’s brilliant coral and marine life from a semi-submersible submarine, try scuba diving or go on a snorkeling tour. Lunch on board is a delicious hot and cold buffet. Expert guides welcome both newcomers and experienced marine enthusiasts to enjoy a day on one of the most famous reefs in the world. The itinerary has been designed to provide ample time to explore the reef through snorkeling, scuba diving and glass bottom boat tours,

Live, sail and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef. This complex and diverse ecosystem is home to over 1,500 species of tropical fish, 400 different types of coral, 200 types of birds and 20 types of reptiles.

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the most famous reefs in the world, and there’s no better way to discover it than on a spectacular Great Barrier Reef tour. No matter what tour you choose, you’re going to be in for a day of adventure and excitement!

The Great Barrier Reef is home to an abundance of marine life and is made up of thousands of individual reef systems and coral cays. When you explore this natural wonder on a Great Barrier Reef day tour, you can enjoy a range of exciting activities that showcase the reef’s many highlights, including a Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling Tour!

Depending on the tour you choose, we can offer you the chance to experience a variety of fun-filled activities that include:

  • Great Barrier Reef snorkelling in a beautiful sheltered coral lagoon
  • A scuba diving exploration of the reefs underwater world
  • A relaxing ride on a fully air-conditioned catamaran
  • The chance to learn about the reef’s history and diverse ecosystem
  • A delicious tropical buffet lunch
  • A chance to explore the amazing Outer Reef Activity Platform

Discover Our Great Barrier Reef Tour

Great Barrier Reef tours are the perfect way to explore this incredible day trip destination. For the experience of a lifetime, book a tour online today!

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the best tours to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns?

What are the best Great Barrier Reef tours from Port Douglas?

These are the best Great Barrier Reef Tours depart from the marina Port Douglas. Some Great Barrier Reef tours from Cairns offer transfers from Port Douglas for an additional fee:

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What are the best reef sites on the Great Barrier Reef?

These are the best attractions on Great Barrier Reef:

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