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Located along the coast of Queensland in northeastern Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world. This precious ecosystem is made up of 2,300 km of reefs and hundreds of islands, which are home to incredible biodiversity of sea life. A wonderful day trip from Cairns, you can swim, snorkel, dive or sail around this living masterpiece. Check out the iconic Heart Reef and make friends with the local turtles, dolphins and thousands of colorful fish!
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  1. Escape the city and step into paradise on this full-day tour to Green Island in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Go snorkeling, relax on the beach or see marine life from a glass bottom boat.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD103.25

    Family Discount
    Daily
    8.5 - 10.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Take a comfortable cruise out to Green Island and then to the Great Barrier Reef. Explore these areas though marine activities like snorkeling and diving, underwater observatories or marine walks. Then, opt to end the tour with a scenic flight.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD190.94

    Family Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  3. Take to the seas on board the Sea Quest for a scuba diving adventure. Take part in a fully guided diving session in the Great Barrier Reef with no prior diving experience required.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    From USD148.51

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Experience a slice of paradise on earth on this afternoon tour to Green Island. You may choose to snorkel off the beach, board a glass bottom boat or simply soak up the beauty of the island by the seashore.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD83.45

    Family Discount
    Daily
    4.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  5. Journey to the Outer Great Barrier Reef aboard the 'Reef Goddess' and enjoy a full-day excursion to two reef locations where you can swim, snorkel and even dive. Best of all, savor a tasty BBQ lunch!
    Meal Provided

    From USD134.36

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  6. Put your seawalker helmet on and take a walk along the ocean floor. Get up close and personal with diverse marine life as you experience Australia's underwater world like never before!

    USD127.29

    Daily
  7. Sail out to Michaelmas Cay and dive into the world-famous Great Barrier Reef. Experience diving or snorkeling to see the colorful reefs and the unique marine wildlife with your friendly guide!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD240.79

    Daily
    9 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Cruise through the crystal clear azure waters of the Great Barrier reef on a Catamaran to the white sandy beaches of Michaelmas Cay. Spend your day on the island while trying out fun ocean activities!
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD154.87

    Daily
    9 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Dive into the waters of the world's largest reef system, the Great Barrier Reef. See clusters of vibrant corals and swim with diverse marine life as you snorkel in three dive sites at this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD164.77

    Daily
    (morning)
  10. Ride the Silverswift, a luxury catamaran, to the Great Barrier Reef and gear up for a diving adventure in one of Australia's most beautiful places. This activity caters to new and licensed divers alike.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD207.20

    Daily
    (morning)
  11. Snorkel in the cerulean waters of the Great Barrier Reef and see the wonders that lie beneath. Visit 3 reef sites, filled with vibrant coral for an unforgettable experience at the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD179.62

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Take part in the ultimate diving experience in the Great Barrier Reef. Make your way to 3 dive sites within Agincourt Ribbon and discover the hidden wonders of the world's largest reef system.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD218.51

    Daily
    9 - 9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Stay at the Green Island Resort located near the Great Barrier Reef. Cruise from Cairns and start your adventure filled with activities like snorkeling, rainforest tours and glass bottom boat rides.
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    Meal Provided

    From USD526.84

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  14. Pass through Cairns' World Heritage rainforest and across the Mulgrave River to the Frankland Islands. Try snorkeling, diving, coral viewing from a glass bottom boat or join a guided island tour.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD137.19

    Family Discount
    Daily
  15. Venture out on a liveaboard dive cruise to Cod Hole and Ribbon Reefs. Experience diving in the most beautiful spots in Australia and enjoy a scenic low level flight over the Great Barrier Reef!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD1,272.90

    Mon
    4 day (afternoon)
  16. Take off on a memorable journey to experience the Great Barrier Reef on Lizard Island. Enjoy the flights to and from the island and explore the area by snorkeling or simply relaxing on the beach.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD523.30

    Daily
    (morning)
  17. Head out to Fitzroy Island by ferry from Cairns and have fun in the sun at the Great Barrier Reef. Take a guided kayak tour, go snorkeling and admire the amazing world of coral and colorful fish.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD109.61

    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Explore all that Fitzroy Island has to offer on this full-day tour. Go snorkeling or cruise aboard a glass-bottom boat through the island's clear waters and enjoy its natural beauty at your leisure.
    Meal Provided

    From USD81.32

    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  19. Board the Ocean Quest ship for an overnight diving or snorkeling experience in the Great Barrier Reef. The tour includes accommodations aboard the ship and dives in up to 7 diving spots.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD342.98

    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  20. Treat yourself to a snorkeling adventure at the world-renowned Great Barrier Reef. After a safety briefing, freely explore the waters and see the thriving marine life of this World Heritage Site.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD99.00

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)

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