Great Barrier Reef Cruise
This tour departs and returns to Cairns. For Port Douglas return departures please visit the Port Douglas version of this tour.
Enjoy a reef presentation by a marine naturalist to learn more about the wonders of the reef and view the spectacular coral and tropical fish from a semi-submersible craft.
Full Day Tour
Approximately 9 hours
Daily from Reef Fleet Terminal (1 Spence St, Cairns)
Please arrive by 8:00am for check-in.
For Port Douglas departures please click here.
5.00pm, Cairns Wharf
Our special discounted rates make booking accommodation with us during your holiday both easy and affordable at selected AAT Kings hotels and resorts.
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- Morning Tea
- Buffet Lunch
- Afternoon Tea
- Catamaran cruise
- Snorkelling gear
- Detailed and informative Great Barrier Reef presentation
What to bring
- Sunglasses, hat and sunscreen
- Swimwear and towel
- Water bottle
- Camera and/or underwater camera
- Jacket in the cooler months
Low level of fitness required.
Tour (Cairns return) (CRMC)
Free hotel pick-ups
Hotel pick-ups are available free of charge if you do not wish to meet at the main departure point. Hotel pick up times vary so please use the tool below to find your hotel and pick up time. Hotel pick-ups must be requested with your booking.
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The Great Barrier Reef is classed as the single largest living organism in the world, spanning a total distance of over 2600km from the Torres Strait to Fraser Island.
The Great Barrier Reef covers an overall area that is larger than the size of Italy.
Over 1500 species of tropical fish, 400 different types of coral and 200 types of birds are just some of the life forms that inhabit the reef.
The Great Barrier Reef is comprised of over 900 individual islands.
The Great Barrier Reef is a UNESCO World Heritage area and listed as one of the “Seven Natural Wonders of the World”.