Great Barrier Reef and Rafting with this incredible two-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 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 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

Included in your 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

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:

  • This package does not include accommodation.
  • Some medical conditions and medications may prevent from participation in scuba diving activities.
  • Minimum age 13 years


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