Great Barrier Reef Tours

Great Barrier Reef Day Trips

Great Barrier Reef

Operating from Cairns and Port Douglas, a visit to Tropical North Queensland simply isn't complete without experiencing the iconic and incredibly beautiful Great Barrier Reef. Transfers are available from Palm Cove and surrounding destinations and you have your pick of smaller high speed vessels, luxury catamarans and mid-size sailing boats.

Island Day Trips

Heron Island

Departing from Cairns, there are a variety of day trips that allow you to explore Tropical North Queensland further than the mainland. Whether exploring the rainforest and reef of Green Island or the seclusion of Frankland Island, there are plenty of ways to explore the Whitsundays.

Great Barrier Reef Cruises


Explore the Great Barrier Reef in one of the best ways to get up close and personal with the colourful coral and tropical marine life. Cruise along some of Australia's most beautiful coastline for anywhere from 2 days up to a whole week aboard the Coral Princess, Santa Maria or a variety of other wonderful vessels.

Overnight Dive Tours

Clown Fish

With overnight and up to 7 day dive cruises available, there's something to suit everyone. Visiting the outer reef, Coral Sea and as far as Lizard Island, these courses offer the best snorkelling and reef diving in the world with options available for beginners all the way through to experts.

Scenic Flights

Scenic Helicopter Ride over the Reef

Arguably one of the best views of Tropical North Queensland, these scenic flights offer a bird's eye view of the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree rainforest and Whitsunday Islands. Whether going up in an air craft or helicopter, these flights along the coastline and beaches provide the perfect photo opportunity.

Reef & Rainforest Combined Tours

Daintree - Tourism TNQ

Make the most of your time in Tropical North Queensland and see as much of this fine land as you can with a combined tour. These tours offer the best of both worlds and combine the thrill of sailing and diving on the famous Great Barrier Reef with the breathtaking beauty and adventure of rafting, river cruising or off-roading in the World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest.

North Queensland Tours - Mainland Activities

Tropical North Queensland Tours


The fantastic range of Tropical North Queensland tours are as diverse as the region itself and offer an exciting way to explore the spectacular natural environment from river cruises to exploring the Daintree, hot air balloon flights, white water rafting, Kuranda Scenic Railway, Skyrail and much more.