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 day you will never forget. Ride the rush of exciting Grade 4 rapids on Cairns Tully River and if you dare, take the plunge and try rock jumping with your guide!


Included in your Great Barrier Reef 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

Great Barrier 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, 09:00    Morning tea, after that, hear a detailed dive & snorkelling briefing 09:30 – Arrive at our first spectacular reef site, 9:35      Snorkel & scuba 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  – freshly made at the Great Barrier Reef – 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 its shallow lagoons 15:00 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef 15:30 – Glass of wine, tropical fruits, cheese & biscuits 16:30 – Arrive back in Cairns

What is included in your White Water Rafting Day

Up to 5 hours rafting more than 45 rapids through World Heritage Rainforest Return air-conditioned coach transfers from your accommodation All safety equipment hire inc. life jacket, helmet and spray jacket Riverside BBQ lunch, morning tea and coffee and afternoon refreshments Rock jumping Visit Rafters Cafe and Bar to re-live your day viewing the action on the big screen with photographs available for purchase * Please note there is a $30 Rafting Levy Charge payable on the day of your tour

White Water Rafting Itinerary

06:10 – Pick-ups from Northern Beaches accommodation 06:30 – Pick-ups from Cairns accommodation commence 07:00 – Depart Cairns 07:30 – Pick-ups from Mission Beach accommodation 08:00 – Depart Mission Beach 08:30 – Arrive at Rafters Cafe & Bar for morning tea and coffee 09:00 – Depart Rafters Cafe & Bar 09:45 – Arrive at the top of the Tully River for a safety demonstration and to be supplied with safety equipment 10:00 – Commence rafting. Brave the first few rapids, including the “Alarm Clock”, the dramatic “Theatre”, “Staircase” and “Wet and Moisty.” 12:15 – Arrive at the lunch spot, Ponytail Falls for a riverside BBQ lunch to recharge for the afternoon 12:45 – Commence afternoon rafting, riding more rapids, including the “Double D Cup”, “Zig Zag”, and “Minefield.” 15:00 – Arrive at take-out point. Pack up the raft and change into dry clothes 15:45 – Arrive at Rafters Cafe & Bar. View video highlights and group photos of the day while enjoying afternoon refreshments with your guide. Photos and DVDs are available for purchase 16:30 – Depart Rafters Cafe for return to Cairns 17:00 – Return to Mission Beach accommodation 18:30 – Return to Cairns accommodation (approx.) 19:15 – Return to Northern Beaches accommodation


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 of 13 years

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