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Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

Green Island Day Trip from Cairns

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Explore the Great Barrier Reef and a lush island rain forest on this full-day catamaran tour to Green Island from Cairns. Create your own perfect day on this protected coral cay with a variety of activities including snorkeling, scuba diving, Seawalking, nature walks, and tours on a glass-bottom boat. Upgrade to include a delicious buffet lunch on board the catamaran and/or a ride in a semi-submarine. It’s a fantastic way to discover the underwater wonders of the world’s most famous reef!
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$85.35
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Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns

Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns

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Explore the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour to Fitzroy Island. After arriving from Cairns on a fast ferry, have free time to do what you choose: snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, lounge on the white-sand beach or see the coral from a glass-bottom boat. Upgrade to add the Activity Pass, which provides a picnic lunch, snorkeling gear, stinger suit, a glass-bottom boat tour, the use of stand-up paddle boards, paddle skis and a floating trampoline.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$71.96
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Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran

Passions of Paradise Great Barrier Reef Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Catamaran

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Go snorkeling or scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day cruise from Cairns. Relax on board your 80-foot (25-meter) luxury catamaran as your captain sails to two exclusive locations on the Great Barrier Reef. Choose to snorkel or dive, with full instruction provided by guides, and see an array of colorful fish, sea turtles, and corals. Your tour includes morning and afternoon tea, and a buffet lunch, with additional beverages available for purchase.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$144.86
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Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

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Spend a day on the Great Barrier Reef at two different snorkel and dive sites on this luxury catamaran cruise from Cairns. Travel in style aboard a comfortable catamaran to a mooring off of Upolu Cay. Take a glass-bottom boat to Upolu Cay, then have time to snorkel or scuba dive. Refuel with a buffet lunch on board the catamaran before heading to your next destination, for more water time, including a guided snorkeling tour.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$167.17
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Outer Reef Pontoon Experience from Cairns

Outer Reef Pontoon Experience from Cairns

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Enjoy the natural delights of the Great Barrier Reef on an activity cruise from Cairns that gives you several ways to experience this renowned underwater world. After traveling by catamaran to a pontoon moored on the reef, you can observe marine life on a glass-bottom boat or semi-submersible vessel; go snorkeling to spot sea turtles; get your hands wet in the touch pool; upgrade to include a Seawalker Helmet dive; or upgrade to include an introductory or certified scuba dive. Snacks and a boxed lunch are included, and the pontoon is equipped with showers.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise from Cairns Including Snorkeling and Marine Biologist Presentation

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise from Cairns Including Snorkeling and Marine Biologist Presentation

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Discover the underwater beauty of the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour from Cairns. Glide across the Coral Sea on a catamaran ride to a premium outer reef location with diverse marine life. Spend hours at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed reef with exclusive access to an activity platform staffed by marine biologist guides. Snorkel, scuba dive, or opt to take a glass-bottom boat tour.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$231.77
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Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

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Discover the underwater treasures of the Great Barrier Reef on this full-day catamaran cruise to Michaelmas Cay from Cairns. Snorkel straight from the white sandy beaches to swim among amazing coral gardens and get an up-close encounter with tropical marine life. Go deeper with an optional introductory scuba dive, or admire the reef on a semi-submarine boat tour. Chat with marine biologists to learn about the thousands of migratory seabirds that nest on the protected cay, and refuel with a buffet lunch featuring fresh seafood.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
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Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

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Dive into the spectacular underwater realm of the Great Barrier Reef on this full-day snorkel and scuba cruise from Cairns. Travel aboard a luxurious catamaran to three renowned dive sites to swim among coral gardens and tropical marine life. All experience levels are welcome, and guides are on hand to assist with your choice of snorkeling, introductory scuba diving, or certified diving. A buffet lunch plus morning and afternoon tea on the catamaran are included.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$188.71
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Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise

Cairns Luxury Catamaran Harbor and Dinner Cruise

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Hop aboard for a luxurious evening catamaran cruise of Cairns and experience Australia’s northernmost city from the water. Sip a complimentary drink as you glide along the Cairns waterfront precinct and along the idyllic Trinity Inlet, then tuck into a delicious 3-course buffet dinner on-board as you watch the mesmerizing sunset over the city.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns

Great Barrier Reef Adventure from Cairns

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Experience the breathtaking beauty of the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef. From Great Adventures' spacious reef activity platform moored at the majestic Outer Reef, the coral and marine biodiversity is at its most extreme. There’s an abundance of activities for all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers to enjoy. Snorkel and dive or stay dry and discover the reef in the underwater observatory or from the air-conditioned semi-submersible. There’s also a great range of exciting optional activities includingl scuba diving, scenic helicopter flights and the exclusive Scuba-Doo underwater scooter.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Green Island Eco Adventure from Cairns

Green Island Eco Adventure from Cairns

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With the choice of three daily departures from Cairns, this Green Island cruise is perfect for visitors with limited time, offering a half or full day experience (up to 7 hours). You will have the choice of a glass bottom boat coral viewing tour or snorkelling equipment. As a Great Adventures guest, you’ll also be able to enjoy many exclusive inclusions such as the use of the island swimming pool and a self guided eco island walk to discover some of the island’s unique rainforest flora. The island’s well appointed day visitor facilities include a pool bar, plus restaurant and retail outlets. A delicious range of lunch and snacks can be purchased from the island’s food and refreshment outlets. Advanced Ecotourism Certification.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.87
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4-Day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Tour

4-Day Cairns and Great Barrier Reef Tour

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Experience the highlights of Tropical North Queensland with this diverse 4-day tour of Cairns and surrounds. Explore the famous coral gardens and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef with a catamaran cruise, snorkeling adventure and visit to an underwater observatory. Delve into the area’s indigenous history on a tour of Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, and explore the village of Kuranda after a ride on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. All accommodation, ground transport and logistics are arranged for a smooth, hassle-free vacation.
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  • 4 days
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Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Palm Cove

Ocean Spirit Michaelmas Cay Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Palm Cove

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Venture out to the Outer Reef of the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef marine park on this full-day cruise to Michaelmas Cay from Cairns. Sail to the island by catamaran, accompanied by a marine biologist guide, then discover the sandy beaches, vibrant corals and colorful sea creatures as you swim and snorkel around the coast. Opt to try scuba diving, head underwater in a semi-submersible submarine or spot an array of seabirds, then tuck into a delicious buffet lunch (included) on-board.
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Green Island Discovery Including Glass Bottom Boat Tour Departing Cairns

Green Island Discovery Including Glass Bottom Boat Tour Departing Cairns

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Green Island offers the unique opportunity for a combined reef and rainforest experience, just 45 minutes from Cairns by fast catamaran. Home to over 120 native plant species and colourful bird life, surrounded by abundant marine life. Full and half day options available. Your day can be as active or as relaxing as you choose. As a Great Adventures guest, you’ll also be able to enjoy many exclusive inclusions such as the use of the island swimming pool and a self guided eco island walk to discover some of the island’s unique rainforest flora. The island’s well appointed day visitor facilities include a pool bar, plus restaurant and retail outlets. A delicious range of lunch and snacks can be purchased from the island’s food and refreshment outlets.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Scenic Helicopter Flight to Moore Reef and Return Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

Scenic Helicopter Flight to Moore Reef and Return Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

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Spend the day exploring the Great Barrier Reef, starting with a scenic helicopter flight to the pontoon at Moore Reef. Have lunch, go snorkeling, dare to descend the giant waterslide, or take a semi-submersible tour to experience the colorful reef up close. Return to Cairns in the afternoon by boat.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return

Fly to Green Island - Cruise Return

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Departing Cairns, enjoy a scenic helicopter flight to Green Island - a beautiful 6,000-year-old coral cay located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. With its reef and rainforest environment enjoy a half day or full day in nature's lover paradise before returning to Cairns via catamaran.
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  • 7 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$399.98
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Cruise to Moore Reef Pontoon and Return Helicopter Flight from Cairns

Cruise to Moore Reef Pontoon and Return Helicopter Flight from Cairns

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Discover one of the world’s most breath-taking natural wonders from the sea and the sky on this 6-hour tour from Cairns. Marvel at the UNESCO-listed Great Barrier Reef as you cruise out to the Moore Reef pontoon; enjoy swimming and snorkeling amid schools of tropical fish and spot marine life from a glass-bottom or semi-submersible boat. After tucking into a hearty buffet lunch (included), return to the mainland on a thrilling helicopter flight and admire spectacular aerial views along the coast.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Full Day Reef Cruise Including 10 Minute Heli Scenic Flight: Get High Package

Full Day Reef Cruise Including 10 Minute Heli Scenic Flight: Get High Package

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Down Under Cruise and Dive by Evolution, a luxury 35-meter super-yacht. This package includes a full day to the outer Great Barrier Reef at two stunning reef locations, with 5 hours reef time plus a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef. You will experience the reef from above and below!
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  • 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Small-Group Afternoon Cairns City Tour with Harbour Dinner Cruise

Small-Group Afternoon Cairns City Tour with Harbour Dinner Cruise

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Explore Cairns with a local guide and enjoy a dinner cruise on this all-day combination tour. After a convenient pickup from your Cairns City or Northern Beaches hotel, visit popular destinations like the Flecker Botanical Gardens and Lower Barron Gorge. Enjoy a scenic lookout with gorgeous views and afternoon tea—included in the tour price—before feasting on a 3-course dinner aboard the 85-foot (26-meter) Spirit of Cairns catamaran.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.53
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Gold Class VIP Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Superyacht

Gold Class VIP Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Cairns by Luxury Superyacht

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Gold Class is a private luxury lounge on the second floor/deck of a 35m Superyacht "Evolution" which operates day tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns, Tropical North Queensland. Concierge service and private hotel transfers, exclusive time with a Marine Biologist is also unique and special inclusion of this VIP experience.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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Helicopter and Cruise Packages with Great Adventures

Helicopter and Cruise Packages with Great Adventures

Discover the iconic great barrier Reef combining an awe-inspiring helicopter flight with a great Adventures outer reef day experience. The spacious activity platform moored on the spectacular outer reef makes possible exciting inclusive and optional activities for all ages in and out of the water. With options to transfer to and from the platform by helicopter (and cruise the other) or take to the sky on a joy flight, you will have the best seat to witness this natural wonder.
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Green Island Day Trip Including Seawalker Helmet Dive COMBO

Green Island Day Trip Including Seawalker Helmet Dive COMBO

Save over 10% with this great tour combo! Combining a helmet dive experience with a visit to beautiful Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef is a unique and exciting day. Just 45 minutes from Cairns by Great Adventures fast catamaran, Green Island is a 6000 year old coral cay and home of the amazing underwater walking experience, Seawalker Green Island. It's an ideal activity for non-swimmers wanting to experience the reef underwater as you walk on the island's seafloor surrounded by colourful tropical fish & coral at a specially selected site, minutes offshore. It’s safe and fully supervised by professional underwater guides. Your head and hair stay dry and you can even wear glasses! Completing your day, the Green Island Eco Adventure includes the choice of a glass bottom boat tour or use of snorkelling equipment. After you've worked up an appetite, the day visitor facilities feature a pool bar, restaurant and refreshments for a range of affordable meal and snack options.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Cruise to Outer Reef - Cruise Return Plus 10 Minute Scenic Flight

Cruise to Outer Reef - Cruise Return Plus 10 Minute Scenic Flight

Discover the iconic Great Barrier Reef combining an awe-inspiring helicopter flight with a Great Adventures outer reef day experience. The spacious activity platform moored on the spectacular outer reef makes possible exciting inclusive and optional activities for all ages in and out of the water. While you’re out at the pontoon to take to the sky on a joy flight, you will have the best seat to witness this natural wonder.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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