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Cairns Aquarium Admission Ticket

Cairns Aquarium Admission Ticket

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Guarantee your entry to Cairns Aquarium, by booking your admission ticket in advance. Family-friendly and fun, Cairns Aquarium is home to 71 different exhibits that house marine life from Tropical North Queensland.
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  • 2 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$34.45
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$34.45
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Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

Australian Butterfly Sanctuary

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Surround yourself by more than 1,500 multicolored butterflies at the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary in Kuranda. The biggest butterfly aviary in the country, this delightful attraction is home to landscaped gardens that mimic the butterflies’ natural rainforest habitats. Explore at your leisure while they fly all around you, or take advantage of complimentary tours during the day, including a behind-the-scenes lab tour. When booking, you have the option to upgrade to the 4 Park Pass for entry to three more Cairns-area attractions.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$16.07
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$16.07

Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld Admission Tickets

Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld Admission Tickets

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Visit two of the most popular wildlife venues in the Cairns area with this combo admission to the Kuranda Koala Gardens and Birdworld. Aussie animals are renowned for various reasons—from adorable (koalas) to elusive (wombats). You’ll have the chance to see an array of wildlife. Some activities are an additional fee.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.84
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$25.84
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Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour

Hartley's Crocodile Adventure Half-Day Tour

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See snapping crocs in action on this half-day tour to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures. Departing from Cairns or Palm Cove, explore the five different zones of this eco-park and working crocodile farm, including a narrated boat tour through a coastal lagoon. Stroll along elevated boardwalks to observe cassowaries, turtles, lizards, and koalas, and admire the mighty stars of the attraction at the thrilling Crocodile Attack Show.
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  • 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$78.57
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$78.57
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Breakfast with the Koalas at Hartley's Crocodile Park from Cairns or Palm Cove

Breakfast with the Koalas at Hartley's Crocodile Park from Cairns or Palm Cove

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Begin your visit to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures with breakfast in the company of a koala and its keeper. After morning hotel pickup in Cairns or Palm Cove, transfer to Hartley's in time for your hot Aussie breakfast and conversation with the keeper about the koalas. Then you can explore at your leisure: take a boat cruise on Hartley’s Lagoon to watch crocodiles feeding. Enjoy informative and entertaining wildlife presentations throughout the day, and see Australian wildlife up close, including kangaroos, wallabies, snakes, cassowaries, quolls and more.
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  • 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.12
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$82.12
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Kuranda Highlights including Rainforestation Aboriginal Culture and Wildlife

Kuranda Highlights including Rainforestation Aboriginal Culture and Wildlife

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Journey to Queensland’s Far North to explore the UNESCO-listed rainforest of Kuranda on this full-day tour from Cairns. Take in the highlights of the award-winning Rainforestation Nature Park with a thrilling Army Duck tour, followed by a guided tour of the Koala and Wildlife Park, where you’ll enjoy a close encounter with crocodiles, Tasmanian Devils and kangaroos. Finally, immerse yourself in Kuranda’s unique Aboriginal heritage at the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience, complete with traditional dancing, didgeridoo music and spear throwing demonstrations.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$74.90
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$74.90

Skip the Line: Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park Ticket

Skip the Line: Kuranda Rainforestation Nature Park Ticket

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Explore Kuranda's Rainforestation Nature Park, a 100-acre (40-hectare) tropical rainforest and World Heritage site located within five minutes of Kuranda village, accessible from Cairns. Your admission ticket to this family-friendly attraction includes three eco-experiences: see Australia's native animals at the Koala and Wildlife Park; ride the amphibious Army Duck on a unique rainforest tour; watch an Aboriginal Dance Show at the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience and take a Dreamtime Walk.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$41.77
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$41.77

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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$79.87
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Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour

Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Track Small Group Tour

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This is the Original Daintree Rainforest Tour, locally owned and operated for over 36 years! Embark on a packed full-day adventure to Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef. Spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise, learn about flora, fauna and the history of the Daintree on a guided boardwalk tour, take a 4WD ride through a World Heritage-listed rainforest on the rugged Bloomfield Track. One of the only tour operators who can travel on the Bloomfield Track due to the custom-made 4WD vehicles! You'll have free time at famous Cape Tribulation to take a guided walk and enjoy lunch. Group size is limited for a more personalized experience, and the tour includes round-trip transport from Cairns or Port Douglas hotels.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$148.77
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$148.77
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Full Day Rainforest 4WD Tour from Cairns

Full Day Rainforest 4WD Tour from Cairns

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Explore the magnificent nature of Northern Queensland on this eco-friendly safari. After a convenient hotel pickup, travel to a tropical rain forest and see unique wildlife like the cassowary, Boyd’s Rainforest Dragon, and the Musky Rat Kangaroo. Marvel at the 900-year-old “strangler” fig tree and the dramatic changes of scenery. Enjoy hand-made ice cream made from locally grown fruit and a delicious buffet lunch included in the tour price.
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  • 1 day
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.05
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Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway Day Trip from Cairns

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Take a day trip from Cairns to Kuranda on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, and return via the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Alternatively, make the 1-way journey by railway and return by skyrail. Enjoy a tranquil ride as you soar above the rainforest canopy, with views from Cairns all the way to the Great Barrier Reef, and spend free time in Kuranda Village. If you wish, upgrade your transport with admission to the Rainforestation Nature Park or Tjupakai Aboriginal Cultural Park — the latter option with or without lunch.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$135.71
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$135.71
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Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove

Kayak Turtle Tour from Palm Cove

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Hop in a kayak and paddle from Palm Cove to Double Island, where mangroves and coral reefs await. Along the way, you’ll meet turtles, fish, and small rays, and, if you’re lucky, even dolphins and whales. No previous kayaking experience is needed, and the tour is suitable for all; kids as young as seven can take part. Even better: Shuttle bus transfers are included from Cairns hotels for a convenient trip.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$64.25
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Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns

Atherton Tablelands Rain Forest by Night from Cairns

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Venture into the rainforest of the Atherton Tablelands with an expert guide to observe Australian native animals in the wild. From Cairns, travel into the World Heritage-listed Wet Tropics of Queensland to observe kangaroos, lizards, and possums by daylight, then continue after sundown to look for nocturnal critters like the elusive platypus and Lumholtz tree kangaroo. Enjoy afternoon tea at Lake Barrine and dinner at a country restaurant. This small-group tour is limited to 11 people, which ensures a more personalized experience with your guide.
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  • 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$157.93
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$157.93
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Kuranda Wildlife Experience Thee Attraction Pass

Kuranda Wildlife Experience Thee Attraction Pass

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See Koala's, wombats, see rare and endangered Bilby, Quokka, and much more. Walk in a free flight aviary to see over 60 species of beautiful Australian and exotic tropical birds. See more than 1500 superb tropical butterflies including the spectacular Ulysses butterflies.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$39.93
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$39.93
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$206.72
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$206.72
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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
  • Taking safety measures
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$144.86
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$144.86
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Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

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Get an up-close look at the rainforest from the middle of Cairns at Carins ZOOM and Wildlife Dome. This family-friendly attraction is home to Australian animals like koalas, snakes, tropical birds, and a saltwater crocodile. You can simply explore the park at your leisure, or choose some of the many activities like a ropes course, zipline, dome climb and more. You also have the option to upgrade your admission to the 4 Park Pass if you want to visit other Cairns-area attractions like the Butterfly Sanctuary and Rainforestation.
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  • 1 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$20.08
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$20.08

Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

Private Daintree National Park Day Tour from Cairns Including Cape Tribulation and Mossman Gorge

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Discover the wild jungle, remote beaches and unique wildlife of Australia’s tropical north on a private full-day tour. Hop off to hike in the UNESCO-listed Daintree Rainforest National Park, take a dip in the Mossman River and spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise. After a delicious lunch (included), enjoy another close wildlife encounter on the Marrdja Boardwalk, then admire views over the Great Barrier Reef from Cape Tribulation beach.
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  • 12 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$939.62
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Classic Kuranda by Skyrail and Scenic Railway Including Rainforestation, Koala and Wildlife Park and Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience

Classic Kuranda by Skyrail and Scenic Railway Including Rainforestation, Koala and Wildlife Park and Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience

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Explore the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kuranda Rainforest and observe native Australian wildlife on a full-day tour from Cairns. View the rain forest as you ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway in a gondola. Tour the Rainforestation Nature Park in an amphibious Army Duck vehicle that offers another vantage point on the forest, visit the koalas, kangaroos and other critters at the Koala and Wildlife Park. Learn about Aboriginal culture at the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience. After a classic Aussie barbecue lunch, take the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway back to Cairns.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$192.66
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Coral Sea Dreaming: Overnight Dive, Snorkel and Sail Experience from Cairns

Coral Sea Dreaming: Overnight Dive, Snorkel and Sail Experience from Cairns

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Take a sailing trip off the beaten path and travel to some of the best remote reef sites around Cairns. This small-group, 2-night sailing trip is limited to 12 people and offers both certified and introductory diving, as well as certification courses, so that even beginner divers can experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef such as schools of iridescent fish, turtles, and colorful corals. Choose from private or shared accommodation on board.
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  • 2 days
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$349.19
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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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$155.82
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2-Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Combo Package

2-Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Combo Package

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See the best of Cairns with a two-day package that provides the ultimate reef and rainforest experience. Cruise from Cairns onboard the fastest, award-winning luxury vessel “EVOLUTION” for the best value tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for an adventure-filled experience. You will enjoy a personalised day on the Great Barrier Reef with our friendly and professional boat crew. Embark on a full-day adventure to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef! Sit back and relax in comfort in a custom-built 4WD air-conditioned vehicle while listening to informative and entertaining commentary by your local naturalist guide. Group size is limited for a more personalised experience. As a locally owned operator company for over 30 years, you will have an unforgettable experience with the perfect mix of professionalism, service, and fun!
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$274.06
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2-Day Best of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

2-Day Best of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

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See the best of Cairns with a two-day package that provides the ultimate reef and rainforest experience. First, explore the town of Kuranda, traveling via the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Then discover the aquatic wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a 5-hour ocean cruise with stops for snorkeling and scubadiving. Return to Cairns by helicopter, taking a scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef. Have the option to add on admission to Rainforestation in Kuranda to learn about Aboriginal culture and Australian wildlife.
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  • 2 days
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$480.13
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$480.13
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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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