Get close to stunning coral ecosystems with activities such as snorkelling, scuba diving or helmet diving – or cruise over them on a glass-bottomed boat. With captivating reefs, superb water quality and a welcoming crew, our range of reef tours gets you experiencing the best of the Great Barrier Reef!
Departing from Cairns or Port Douglas, our reef tours cater for all ages and abilities. The Great Barrier Reef is a must do when visiting tropical north Queensland and our passionate crew have decades of experience providing unforgettable reef experiences.
Award winning & eco certified reef tours
“Absolutely amazing! This brand new reef experience is the best one we’ve had in cairns – comfortable, modern, new boat and an energetic, happy, informative crew.”Kellie HDreamtime Dive & Snorkel
“We had a fantastic day with you on the Reef – my 9 year old daughter still tells everyone about the trip – we will be back soon for another great day out.”TomReef Magic Cruises
“Definitely a must do when visiting North Queensland. The staff were excellent - all very experienced and informative. We were taken to 3 areas of Opal Reef. The staff were extremely tentative...added BONUS of a professional photographer onboard, who photographed us underwater!”MoniqueCalypso Reef Cruises
Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel
Step back into the Great Barrier Reef’s Dreamtime with Indigenous sea rangers on a day tour to outer Great Barrier Reef sites. Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel is a unique reef educational experience incorporating the world’s oldest living culture and stories. Snorkellers and divers will experience two premium outer reef sites with the opportunity to explore the underwater world, a glass bottom boat or a helicopter flight.
Award-winning Reef Magic in Cairns has spent years exploring the Great Barrier Reef’s extensive coral ecosystems to find you the most stunning underwater worlds. The new Reef Magic pontoon is the newest on the Great Barrier reef, with state of the art facilities and is powered by renewable energy. Join our small team of professionals on our fast, stable catamarans for the experience of a lifetime with unmatched service, clear waters and diverse marine life.
Calypso Reef Cruises
Explore the very outer Great Barrier Reef and Low Isles in luxury and style. Calypso owns the largest number of mooring sites on the Great Barrier Reef with 37 different sites meaning diving and snorkelling opportunities are maximised.
GBR Biology, a department of Experience Co. represents our dedicated team of marine biologists, educators and Land and Sea Country Rangers, with 45 years of collective experience in Reef Tourism. Are you a school looking for an immersive reef program? We have the Great Barrier Reef Education Experience Program. A program is designed to support students to undertake place-based learning activities on the Great Barrier Reef.
Cairns Whale Watching
From July, witness the spectacular migration of the majestic Humpback Whales off the coast of Cairns and enjoy time on one of Australia’s top ten beaches, Nudey Beach, at the picturesque Fitzroy Island.