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See the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef on a snorkeling day trip from Cairns to one of the world's most accessible reefs. Join a cruise to some of the most lovely points to view the tropical marine life in the clear waters. You can opt for half day and full day snorkeling trips from Cairns, just hop on-board swift catamarans or comfortable multi-level pontoon. With options for every budget from the most reputable tour operators, even total beginners can have a fun day out on the blue sea.
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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 USD103.03

    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 USD190.54

    Family Discount
    Daily
    (morning, night)
  3. 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 USD83.27

    Family Discount
    Daily
    4.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (afternoon)
  4. 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 USD134.09

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. 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 USD240.30

    Daily
    9 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  6. 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 USD154.55

    Daily
    9 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  7. 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

    USD164.43

    Daily
    (morning)
  8. 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

    USD179.25

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  9. 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.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD525.76

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  10. 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

    USD136.91

    Family Discount
    Daily
  11. 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

    USD522.23

    Daily
    (morning)
  12. 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 USD81.16

    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  13. 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

    USD98.80

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Venture out to sea for an unforgettable snorkeling experience in the Great Barrier Reef. Visit two ideal snorkeling sites teeming with aquatic wonders. A buffet lunch is also included in the tour.
    English Available
    Meal Provided

    USD127.03

    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Set out on a cruise to the Great Barrier Reef's Marine World pontoon on a modern catamaran. Snorkel and swim with diverse aquatic life and vibrant corals. Keep an eye out for adorable sea turtles!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD168.67

    Family Discount
    Daily
    9 - 11 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Get the best of both worlds with this Reef and Rainforest tour! Explore Kuranda Village, embrace Aboriginal culture, see over 1,500 butterflies at the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary and admire the Great Barrier Reef through different activities!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD320.40

    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  17. Explore Kuranda Rainforest Village and Green Island, located within Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Experience wildlife encounters, ride the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, go snorkeling and more!
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD274.52

    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  18. Embark on a morning tour of the beautiful Green Island. Upon arrival, you can choose to snorkel off the beach, explore the island forest or simply soak up the beauty of the clear waters aboard a glass bottom boat.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD83.27

    Family Discount
    Daily
    4.5 - 6.5 hour(s) (morning)

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