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!

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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 trips to those up to a week, so you can arrange your reef trip around your holiday plans…

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Package Tours

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

Package Tours Cairns Reef Trip

View incredible package tour options 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 have package deals to suit all tastes and budgets…

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Our favourite Great Barrier Reef trips

Reef and Rainforest on a budget

2 day Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda packages includes 2 spectacular reef locations, lunch and snorkeling and Kuranda Scenic Train, skyrail and Kuranda markets


Reef, Raft and Skydive (3 Day)

The Awesome three - Great Barrier Reef - Tully River Rafting - 14,000ft Skydive experience the thrill of our 3 day adventure package experience North Queensland's best attractions


Reef, Rafting and Kuranda

3 Day North Queensland Adventure package Day Great Barrier Reef experience White Water Rafting Kuranda Train and skyrail package includes Kuranda markets


Reef Experience and Kuranda

Day Experience Discover two of North Queensland's Best Australia's Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda the village in the rainforest includes skyrail & historical train


Adrenalin Junkie (3 Days)

our 3 day Tropical North Action packed package includes snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef, 1,400 foot Skydive and White Water Rafting on the Tully River


Best of Cairns 3 Day Getaway

Indulge in our luxury tours with Top Deck Club on the Great Barrier Reef, Kuranda Railway & Skyrail Gold Class and Luxury Hot Air Ballooning.


Spend a night
on the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns' best liveaboard packages
prices starting from $430

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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.