Day Tours to the Reef

View our selection of the best Great Barrier Reef day tours to suit everyone’s interests!

Day Tours Cairns Reef Trip

Snorkeling, scuba diving and scenic helicopter tours are among the many available activities on offer, as well as some exciting new ways to explore the natural wonder…

All inclusive tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reefs, Island Trips, Budget Reef Cruises, pontoons and luxury tours are all available from Cairns – browse our Great Barrier Reef day trips and enjoy!

View Day Tours

Liveaboard Tours to the Reef

Live and sleep on the Great Barrier Reef and see it at its best – day and night!

Liveaboard Reef Trip Cairns

Snorkelers, divers and those wishing to stay on a floating hotel can travel together on a reef liveaboard. An excellent alternative to shore based holidays and a fantastic upgrade from a day trip, it’s one of the most unique holiday escapes in Australia!

Liveaboard tours range from one night to up to a week, so you can arrange your reef trip around your holiday plans…

View Liveaboard Tours

Package Tours

The “Gateway to the Reef” and adventure capital of Far North Queensland – there’s so much to see!

Package Tours Cairns Reef Trip

View incredible package tour deals and make your stay in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland a trip to remember!

Reef and rainforest, natural beauty and cultural significance is all part of a trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef region. We’ve packages to suit all tastes and budgets…

View Package Tours


Our favourite Great Barrier Reef trips

Reef, Rainforest and Paronella Park

3 day North Queensland Adventure including all inclusive Great Barrier Reef cruise, the romance of Paronella Park, Daintree Rainforest and crocodile spotting river cruise

Book

3 day Rafting, Reef and Rainforest

Our Great value 3 day Tropical Escape White Water Rafting, Great Barrier Reef, scenic railway and the skyrail to Kuranda the village in the rainforest

Book

Reef and Raft (2 days)

Great Barrier Reef cruise and raft with this incredible 2 day package tour! See the highlights Cairns tropical North has to offer with an adventure filled itinerary over two days or spread out the tours for a more relaxed feel.

Book

Budget Scuba Dive

Cairns budget Reef tour Compass Cruises includes 2 spectacular outer barrier reef locations, 1 scuba dive, snorkeling, BBQ lunch and boomnetting

Book

Spend a night
on the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns' best liveaboard packages
prices starting from $430

See Liveaboard Packages
Why stay in a land-based hotel?
don't miss an amazing opportunity to watch a sunset on the Great Barrier Reef
For around the same price you'd pay for food and accommodation in Cairns, stay a night or more with one of our amazing value liveaboard packages on the floating hotel, Reef Encounter.
www.reefencounter.com.au