Great Barrier Reef and Outback Tours

Discover the Great Barrier Reef and Chillagoe Caves!

Cairns Reef and Outback Tour include two days to discovering the Great Barrier Reef and one day to explore the Queensland Outback.

You may decide which order to experience this tour mention your preference in our note section when booking.

Day One of your Reef and Outback Experience

Reef Experience is the only “all Inclusive” Great Barrier Reef Trip departing from Cairns.  This tour takes you to one of the seven natural wonders of the World.   This tour includes five hours on the outer Barrier reef.

First, we start with a delicious BBQ bacon and an egg breakfast roll.

Next, we cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef and our first reef location.  Along the way, the crew will give you some helpful briefings about your day, followed by a Marine Biologist reef presentation.

Once we arrive at the first reef location, activities, scuba diving, snorkelling and a glass-bottom boat tour.

Then it’s back on board for lunch as we cruise to our next reef location.  At this location, there is more opportunity for snorkelling.  As well as an opportunity for a second scuba dive.

Then you might like to take the Marine Biologist snorkel tour and learn more about the reef.

This tour offers in-water assistance for people who are not confident in the water and those who cannot swim.

Next, it’s all on board for a glass of wine, cheese and biscuits, and some tropical fruit.

Please sit back and relax as we make our way back into Cairns.


Day Two of your Adventure – Chillagoe Caves

Chillagoe lies within a belt of limestone approximately 5 km wide and 45 km long.

This tour travels 215 km or 3 hours’ drive west of Cairns. Heading to the northern end of the Atherton Tablelands and over the Great Dividing Range.

Starting with the ascend of the McAllister Ranges.  Along the way, we will be on the lookout for emus, wedgetail eagles and kangaroos.

The first stop is Skybury Coffee plantation for morning tea.

Next, your guide will give an informative commentary sharing this regions wildlife and Aboriginal history.  Then arrive at Chillagoe-Mungaga Caves National Park.

Here we meet up with a local guide and travel through the historic mining town.  Along the way, we will see the Chillaoe Smelter Ruins.  Next, we will visit  Balancing Rock and see some Aboriginal Rock Art.

After delving into the history of the copper smelters, it is time for lunch at a historic outback pub.

Then our next stop is Granite Gorge to see the local Mareeba rock wallabies.

Your Reef and Outback Experience does not include Accommodation.

Please take a look at our Best of Cairns Luxury Getaway.

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