Great Barrier Reef Day Trips

Ballooning & Reef

Ballooning & Reef
Combine a trip to Green Island with an early morning Hot Air Ballooning tour - all in one day. Start your morning floating gently over the Atherton Tablelands, followed by a full hot breakfast with champagne. Cruise out to Green Island and discover this beautiful coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef. Green Island is a marine national park uniquely covered in rainforest and surround by white sandy beaches and magnificent coral reefs and abundant marine life.

Great Barrier Reef Adventure Including Green Island

Great Barrier Reef Adventure Including Green Island
Great Adventures operates a fast 45 minute catamaran ride to the beautiful Green Island to enjoy two hours on this unique reef and coral cay. This Great Barrier Reef tour with Green Island continues onto the spacious activity platform moored on the majestic outer reef for a day of snorkeling and scuba diving. Enjoy a fun day out with family on the Great Barrier Reef Adventure including Green Island.

Great Barrier Reef Adventure

Great Barrier Reef Adventure
The beauty of the Great Barrier Reef can be experienced with Great Adventures on board the modern, high speed catamaran to an amazing multi level pontoon. Snorkel and dive amongst some of the most spectacular coral and marine life on the Great Barrier Reef. Or choose to stay dry and still embrace the marine wonderland in the underwater observatory on these Great Barrier Reef Day Trips.

Michaelmas Cay Cruise

Michaelmas Cay Cruise
Ocean Spirit Cruises departs daily for Michaelmas Cay, a unique sand cay ideal for nature lovers just 22 nautical miles from Cairns. Cruise on 5 star catamaran, low passenger numbers for personalised service. The range of activities on these Great Barrier Reef Day trips includes snorkelling and scuba diving and nature walks among a bird sanctuary.

Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise
Experience Moore Reef on this Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise. Spend 4 hours snorkelling, view the amazing marine playground from a glass bottom boat and enjoy a sumptuous smorgasboard lunch. This is the ultimate day trip for people of all ages to explore the Great Barrier Reef in North Queensland.

Outer Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise To Marine World

Outer Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise To Marine World
Visit the Outer Great Barrier Reef onboard Reef Magic II, a high speed luxury catamaran departing direct from Cairns. Travel to Marine World reef platform on the Outer Reef takes 90 minutes allowing 5 full hours at their expansive platform. Marine World allows the choice to snorkel, scuba dive or stay dry and view the pristine coral reef on the semi submersible tour. The location is known for the exceptional coral quality, colour and range of reef life. It also boasts maximum water clarity in a wider range of weather conditions.

Poseidon Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Poseidon Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise
Poseidon Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruises operate a spectacular day trip to the Agincourt Reefs on the Great Barrier Reef. This ultra modern 24 metre, high speed luxury catamaran is ideal for snorkellers and scuba divers with visits to three outer reef sites.

Quicksilver Outer Reef Fly and Cruise

Quicksilver Outer Reef Fly and Cruise
Enjoy the best of both worlds on this helicopter flight and cruise package. Experience the exhilaration of flying over the world heritage listed Daintree Rainforest before heading out over crystal blue water to Agincourt Reef. Explore the Great Barrier Reef, snorkelling and swimming with the marine wildlife before your return journey onboard the Wavepiercer Catamaran.

Quicksilver Wavedancer Low Isles Cruise

Quicksilver Wavedancer Low Isles Cruise
Enjoy a fun day out with family or friends while on Quicksilver's Wavedancer Low Isles Cruise. This full day cruise takes you out into the Great Barrier Reef Park to a small coral cay which is located a mere 15 kilometres from the shoreline of Port Douglas. Enjoy a day or snorkelling, class bottom boat coral viewing, a filling tropical lunch plus much more.

Quicksilver Wavepiercer Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Quicksilver Wavepiercer Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise
Quicksilver operates two powerful high speed Wavepiercer catamarans which take you to the outer reef, Agincourt Reef, an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance. Choose to dive, snorkel, or stay dry and explore the stunning Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible, just 1 metre underwater.

Sailaway IV Low Isles Day Cruise

Sailaway IV Low Isles Day Cruise
Join Sailaway IV for a day cruise to Low Isles on the Great Barrier Reef. Sailaway IV is a luxury catamaran with a great crew and a maximum of passengers. Sailaway IV provides an idyllic day sailing to Low Isles with plenty of snorkeling, exploring, dining and relaxing for those on board.

Sailaway IV Sunset Sail

Sailaway IV Sunset Sail
Join Sailaway on their luxury sailing catamaran Lagoon 500 from France for a spectacular sunset sail. This journey begins as you step on board at Marina Mirage, greeted by your gracious hosts offering a complimentary glass of champagne, wine or beer to help you unwind in North Queensland splendour. Take in the beautiful Port Douglas coastline and Great Barrier Reef.

Silversonic Outer Reef Cruise

Silversonic Outer Reef Cruise
With a top speed of 32 knots, Silversonic is an ultra modern 29 metre, high speed luxury catamaran visiting the outer edge reef locations at Agincourt Ribbon Reef. Visiting 3 different reef sites on the famous Great Barrier Reef, the trip allows you to experience 5 hours of the delights of the underwater world.

Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise

Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise
Quicksilver operates a dedicated dive catamaran, Silverswift, which departs daily to some of the best dive sites on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. This high speed vessel offers the ultimate diving experience while on the Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise, perfect for certified and novice divers and experienced snorkellers.

Tusa Dive Great Barrier Reef Cruises

Tusa Dive Great Barrier Reef Cruises
Cruise to the Great Barrier Reef in style with Tusa Dive on board the superbly sophisticated catamaran Tusa 6, designed with ultimate comfort in mind for day cruising, diving and snorkelling. With a maximum of 60 guests, approximately 5 hours on the reef and unique personal service, this day tour is sure to be a memorable inclusion on your next tropical North Queensland holiday!

Whale Watching Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef

Whale Watching Cruise on the Great Barrier Reef
Be dazzled by the wonder of Whale Watching on the Great Barrier Reef in this amazing up close and personal cruise. Operated by local favourite - Reef Magic Cruises, this whale watching cruise can be experienced from mid-July to around the end of August, depending on the humpback whales' movements for the season. Numbers are limited on the vessel so all travellers can have optimum viewing and vantage points.