Great Barrier Reef and Rafting with this incredible 2-day package tour!

See the highlights Cairns tropical North has to offer with an adventure-filled itinerary over two days or spread out the tours for a more relaxed feel.

DAY ONE of this two-day package cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef onboard ‘Reef Experience’, spending the day relaxing, snorkelling, scuba diving and glass-bottom boat touring amongst natures coral paradise.

DAY TWO Experience the fun, thrills and spills on a white water rafting half-day you will never forget. Ride the rush of the exciting Barron River through the Barron Gorge National Park.  A fantastic introduction to White Water Rafting. It’s fun, exciting and exhilarating, suitable for all the family. Enjoy up to two hours rafting on up to grade 3 rapids.

 

Included in your Reef Experience Day Tour

  • Visit two Outer Great Barrier Reef locations with unlimited snorkelling!
  • Try a certified or resort scuba dive for free*
  • All snorkelling & scuba diving equipment & tuition
  • Glass bottom boat tour (weather permitting)
  • BBQ breakfast roll & fruit platters
  • Hot & cold buffet lunch prepared fresh at the reef
  • Afternoon wine, cheese & biscuits Tea & Coffee
  • Marine Biology Presentation
  • Transfers to and from the marina if you are staying in the Cairns business area

Reef Itinerary

  • 07:45 – Board Reef Experience vessel at the Marlin Jetty, Cairns
  • 08:00 – Departure Marlin Jetty for the trip to the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 08:30 – Tropical breakfast served on the way out to the Outer Reef, followed later by morning tea. On the way, a detailed dive & snorkelling briefing will be given
  • 09:30 – Arrive at our first spectacular reef site, snorkel & dive with thousands of vivid tropical fish, giant clams, turtles, moray eels and huge Cod. Time for your guided snorkel and dive
  • 10:30 – Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • 12:30 – Lunch  – Our lunch is made fresh onboard Reef Experience – bbq meats and crisp delicious salads
  • 13:00 – Cruise to our second location to explore forests of coral, large sea fans & black coral trees in it’s shallow lagoons
  • 15:00 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • 15:30 – Glass of wine, tropical fruits, cheese & biscuits
  • 16:30 – Arrive back in Cairns

Included in your Rafting Day

  • 2 Hours White Water Rafting on rapids up to grade 3
  • Return air-conditioned coach transfers from your Cairns City accommodation
  • All safety equipment hire inc.
  • All Tuition
  • River Guides (professional and certified),
  • * Please note there is a $30 Rafting Levy Charge payable on the day of your tour

Rafting Itinerary

  • 13:00 – 13:45 – Collection from your Cairns Accommodation will commence
  • 13:45 – 14:00 – Arrive at Lake Placid Caravan Park to collect more passengers
  • 14:00 – 16:00 – Drive up the Barron Gorge and start rafting from the top!
  • 16:00 – 16:30 – Pack away the rafts and jump back on the bus again
  • 16:30 – Arrive back in Cairns

Rafting What to Bring

  • Your ticket
  • Cash/credit card for optional extras and Pay onboard Levy
  • A cap or sun visor able to be worn under your safety helmet
  • Water-resistant 15 + sunscreen but do not apply to the back of your legs
  • Swimming costume and towel. (you will need to have your swimming costume already on when you are picked up)
  • Secured footwear is mandatory – lace-up shoes or sandals that will get wet (limited shoe hire available at an additional cost)
  • Some money for photos and souvenirs
  • Change of clothes
  • We strongly recommend you bring an extra t-shirt or rash vest to wear under your life vest to prevent sunburn
  • Enthusiasm for an Awesome day

Please Note:

  • Overnight accommodation is not included in this package. 
  • Some medical conditions and/or medications may prevent from participation in scuba diving activities.
  • Minimum age 12 years

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Best value outer Great Barrier Reef tour! Snorkel, scuba dive & glass bottom boat the Barrier Reef with Cairns' only all inclusive reef tour! Visit two pristine locations and enjoy up to 6 hours in natures paradise - Reef Experience is our NUMBER 1 day trip in Cairns. An unbeatable outer reef tour...

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