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Experience the Great Barrier Reef!
Experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef! With spectacular seascapes and over a hundred islands, there's a lot to do above and under water. Discover the area by air on a scenic flight over the islands or by water on a cruise or glass-bottomed boat. Spend the day in vibrant blue waters on a diving, snorkeling or helmet diving adventure and see tropical fish and corals up close. Stop by one of the Great Barrier Reef's islands and relax on a secluded beach or explore a tropical rainforest.
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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 USD107.12

    Daily
    8 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  2. 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.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD88.26

    Daily
    4 - 6 hour(s) (afternoon)
  3. 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 USD543.16

    Daily
    (morning, afternoon)
  4. Put on your seawalker helmet 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!

    USD132.02

    Daily
  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 USD256.87

    Family Discount
    Daily
    9 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  6. 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

    USD148.61

    Daily
  7. 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 the island's beauty at your leisure.
    Meal Provided

    From USD82.23

    Family Discount
    Daily
    9.5 hour(s) (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 World Heritage Site.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD185.96

    Daily
    7.5 - 9 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 diverse marine life as you snorkel in three dive sites at this World Heritage Site.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD170.87

    Daily
    (morning)
  10. Ride the luxury catamaran, Silverswift 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 USD215.38

    Daily
    (morning)
  11. 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 USD225.19

    Daily
    7.5 - 9 hour(s) (morning)
  12. 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 USD160.31

    Family Discount
    Daily
    9 - 12 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Embark on an underwater adventure in the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef. Hop on board the Tusa 6 and dive at two reef sites with an experienced instructor guiding you as you glide along the reef.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD211.23

    Daily
    (morning)
  14. Experience the beauty of Cairns as you go kayaking along the inner Great Barrier Reef. Paddle over vast ocean waters and see local marine life like turtles, mangrove rays, coral reefs and much more.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided

    USDFree

    Daily
    4.5 - 5.5 hour(s)
  15. Venture out into the Great Barrier Reef. Cruise on board the Tusa 6 vessel and get the chance to dive at two reef sites. Get up close and personal with beautiful coral, colorful fish and sea turtles.
    English Available
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    From USD226.32

    Daily
    (morning)
  16. Marvel at the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef as you travel by helicopter or on a catamaran to Green Island. Visit the Outer Reef for an exciting coral viewing tour inside a semi-submersible vessel.
    Pick-up Provided
    Meal Provided

    USD391.53

    Daily
  17. Experience the luxury of staying at your own private island as you visit Sandy Cay by helicopter. Do away with crowded beaches while opting for an intimate getaway which includes a gourmet meal.
    Pick-up Provided

    USD678.20

    Daily
    3.5 - 4 hour(s) (morning)
  18. See the captivating beauty of the Great Barrier Reef from the sky. Enjoy a helicopter ride which departs from Green Island, also a part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park World Heritage Area.

    From USD150.12

    Daily
  19. Great Barrier Reef Sightseeing Flight from Cairns
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    Fly above the Great Barrier Reef and witness its natural beauty from the sky. Go around Green Island, through the Middle Cay and over the famous Koala Reef for the best possible view of the day.
    Pick-up Provided

    From USD127.30

    Group Discount
    Daily
    2 hour(s) (morning, afternoon)
  20. 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 USD143.33

    Daily
    8.5 hour(s) (morning)

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