Discover the day tour to the Great Barrier Reef that suits you best!

All-inclusive Reef day tour

Day TourFULL DAY TOUR: Reef Experience
BEST VALUE- Cairns, ONLY all-inclusive reef day tour, providing the most time at two pristine Outer Great Barrier Reef locations. Includes snorkelling, FREE scuba dive (optional*), glass-boat tour, bus pick-up and drop-off from hotel*, breakfast, lunch and much more!


Luxury Reef VIP day tour

day tourFULL DAY: Reef Experience VIP Top Deck Club
The only operator to offer a VIP upgrade. All inclusions of a Reef Experience standard tour PLUS a private guide for personal snorkel/dive tours, exclusive seating in Captain’s wheelhouse, Chef-prepared cuisine, champagne & more… (Min 2 people per booking).

Budget Reef day tour

Compass Cruises FULL DAY TOUR: Compass Cruises
A famous Cairns day trip assisting guests snorkel the Great Barrier Reef on a budget for over 20 years! Includes 2 outer reef locations, snorkelling and BBQ lunch. Optional extra activities are available, such as budget scuba diving and glass-bottom boat tours.



Great Barrier Reef Pontoon

reef pontoon FULL DAY TOUR: Outer Reef Pontoon
A stable, spacious pontoon on one Outer Reef, suitable for all ages and abilities. Ideal for families, snorkelers and those who prefer to stay dry. Includes glass-boat and semi-submarine tours, underwater dry-viewing theatre, snorkelling, lunch, plus MANY optional activities…

Green Island, Great Barrier Reef

day tourFULL or HALF DAY TOUR: Green Island
The tropical sand island is only a short cruise from Cairns on a charming inner reef that runs along the coastline. Half and full-day tours include either snorkelling equipment or a glass-bottom boat. Many optional activities along with souvenir shops and restaurants. Ideal for non-swimmers…

Sail to Michaelmas Sand Cay

Reef sailing tourFULL DAY TOUR : Sail to Michaelmas Cay
Sail on a large 32-metre catamaran to a sand cay – a birdlife sanctuary and protected haven. The Cay offers a mix of Great Barrier Reef and white sand beach, perfect for bird watchers and those after a slower pace trip. Includes semi-submarine tour, snorkelling and lunch.


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If you agree with us that one day on the Great Barrier Reef is not long enough to discover how to stay on the reef.