Great Barrier Reef activities, tickets and more

18-to-Thirtysomethings

Queensland Rainforests & Waterfalls

Create your own “Dreamtime” experience over three packed days of remote natural and spiritual adventure. Head out from scenic seaside Cairns toward the tropical Daintree Rainforest without missing a fun-filled beat ziplining, swimming in waterfalls at the Atherton Tablelands, and climbing (the unfortunately and inaccurately named) Mount Sorrow. Also, take an unforgettable interpretive walk at the otherworldly Mossman Gorge to learn more about Aboriginal history, culture, and contemporary life straight from the people themselves. The dream is real and it’s just waiting for you to join it.
$335
3 days
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

Make the most of your visit to the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour by fast boat, with five hours to enjoy two premium spots on the reef with snorkeling included. Have the option to scuba dive and take a helicopter flight in order to experience the reef from all angles. A delicious barbecue lunch keeps you energized for your adventure. Expert guides welcome both newcomers and experienced marine enthusiasts to enjoy a day on one of the most famous reefs in the world.
$119
8.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Tour from Cairns

Travel from Cairns or Port Douglas along one of Australia's most scenic coastal roads to Cape Tribulation in World Heritage-listed Daintree National Park. Along the way, visit Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas, Mossman George, the Daintree River and more. Gaze across the Coral Sea to the inner Great Barrier Reef when you stop at Mt Alexandra Lookout, and enjoy a refreshing lunch and optional swim at Cape Tribulation Beach. See wildlife such as koalas, kangaroos, cassowaries and crocodiles as you explore the natural beauty of the Wet Tropics of Queensland.
$130
11 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Great Barrier Reef Helicopter Tour and Cruise from Cairns

Explore the Great Barrier Reef on a half-day or full-day excursion that travels by helicopter and boat so that you can make the most of your time. Choose from three options for your tour of one of the world’s best coral reefs and enjoy snorkeling and scuba diving. Admire views of the Great Barrier Reef from your helicopter as you get a multi-angled perspective on one of the world’s top natural wonders.
$267
8 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Rain Forest, Great Barrier Reef Helicopter, Cruise from Cairns

Hit the rails, the rainforest, the sky and the reef in an action-packed day trip from Cairns! You'll take the Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail Rainforest Cableway between Carins and Kuranda, soar over the Great Barrier Reef on a helicopter tour, take a lunchtime cruise on the reef, then spend the afternoon swimming or snorkeling before cruising back to Cairns. What a rewarding day out!
$452
9 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Fitzroy Island Day Trip from Cairns

Escape to Fitzroy Island, a tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef located only 45 minutes by high-speed ferry from Cairns. Spend your day doing as much or as little as you please; relax on the beach, swim and snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef, take a glass-bottom boat tour – the choice is yours. You have the option to include only the round-trip ferry from Cairns, or to make the most of your day on Fitzroy Island, select the Activity Pass option which includes snorkeling gear, stinger suit, a glass-bottom boat tour, the use of stand-up paddle boards, paddle skis, a floating trampoline and a delicious picnic lunch.
$61
8.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Great Barrier Reef Luxury Snorkel and Dive Cruise from Cairns

Explore the Great Barrier Reef aboard a sleek, luxury catamaran on this snorkel and dive cruise from Cairns! Spend six hours on the Great Barrier Reef at two different snorkel and dive sites. Cruise in style on the comfortable catamaran before taking a glass- bottom boat tour to Upolu Cay with your onboard marine naturalist, where you can either snorkel or scuba dive (see options below). Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on board the catamaran before heading to Upolu Reef to continue snorkeling or diving, and take a guided snorkeling tour! This cruise is limited to 75 guests, ensuring quality customer service and passenger comfort.
$156
9 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld

Do you want to experience a close encounter with the famous Great Barrier Reef, then this is it! Enjoy a cruise out to the reef, where you'll moor up next to Heart Pontoon. From this innovative and spacious pontoon, you can snorkel and dive the tropical waters until your hearts content. Top up you tan on the sun decks, see the reef up-close without getting wet with a ride on a semi-submersible, and learn about the marine life through presentations by reef experts. There's no better way to experience the reef!
$187
10 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

2-Day Best of Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef

Spend two days exploring the very best of Cairns. Enjoy a full day in tropical Kuranda and on your second day discover why the Great Barrier Reef is one of the world's a natural wonders. Including a reef cruise and a scenic helicopter flight, this two day package is the ultimate reef and rainforest experience, leaving you with plenty of time to fully appreciate Australia's tropical north.
$467
2 days
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Whitehaven Beach Rafting Tour with Whitsundays Islands

Explore the beautiful Whitsunday Islands on a full-day tour through paradise via a sturdy motorized raft. Zip over to secluded spots to snorkel over pristine coral reefs, world-famous Whitehaven Beach to soak up the sun, and to Hill Inlet Beach for exclusive access. Follow your guide on a walk in the national park to a lookout point with spectacular views over the islands. You get to customize your tour for more snorkeling or more beach time — it’s up to you!
$115
7 hours