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Great Barrier Reef cruise

Great Barrier ReefThe Great Barrier Reef stretches along much of the tropical northern Queensland coastline, with warm Coral Sea waters year-round due to ocean currents. Explore the reef any time of the year with a Cairns Cruise, where tour operators take you to the perfect locations for snorkelling. Beneath the surface, discover a peaceful underwater garden bustling with diverse reef fish and marine life. The Great Barrier Reef is renowned as one of the world’s most highly concentrated and diverse wildlife areas, offering thousands of species of vibrant tropical reef fish, colourful corals, and more to explore at your own pace.

Snorkel or Scuba Dive?

Scuba Dive

Cairns Cruise offers snorkeling and scuba diving tours, but which is right for you?

Snorkelling at the reef is an unforgettable experience, as most of the magical underwater world is visible from the ocean surface with just a mask and snorkel. You can explore vibrant coral reefs and encounter marine life just a few meters below the water’s surface.

On the other hand, scuba diving provides an entirely different perspective of the reef. Imagine descending among the coral formations and exploring the reef from the viewpoint of its natural inhabitants. You can search for elusive clownfish hiding in their carefully selected sea anemone homes or swim alongside the colossal Humphead Wrasse.

Cairns Cruise’s scuba diving tours can take you into this mesmerizing world, but the choice is yours. Whether you prefer the simplicity of snorkeling or the immersive experience of scuba diving, Cairns Cruise has the perfect option to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.


Cairns and Rainforests

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Daintree Rainforest

Cairns is a top-rated tourist destination thanks to its proximity to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef and other attractions.

After exploring the reef, why not venture north to Cape Tribulation and the renowned Daintree Rainforest?

Be sure also to visit the nearby village of Kuranda and explore the surrounding rainforest via the Scenic Train or Skyrail cableway.

If you head inland from Cairns, you’ll discover the Atherton Tablelands, home to freshwater lakes and waterfalls.

Explore all these fantastic destinations by tour bus, 4WD, or horseback. And for any activities that pique your interest, don’t hesitate to book a tour with Cairns Cruise today.

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