Best Scuba Dive & Snorkel Tours on the Great Barrier Reef

Best Reef Day tours

Great Barrier Reef snorkellers

Cairns Dive Tours are Great Barrier Reef specialists our day tours have outstanding reef locations an underwater playground just offshore waiting to be explored.

See this natural wonder on a comfortable cruise to the most amazing scuba dive sites.

Book a great day out you will remember forever!

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Best Liveaboard Tours

Great Barrier Reef Spa

Don’t miss the opportunity to dive the Great Barrier Reef at night

Why stay only for a day? If you can sleep and scuba dive on the Reef as long as you like with our liveaboard trips. Save on a hotel in Cairns and sleep on the Great Barrier Reef.

From novice to experienced divers, you will have a great time.

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Best VIP packages


Add a touch of luxury to your Cairns day tour or liveaboard, and stay cruise on the top deck.

Enjoy special treatment, great food & wine and fantastic accommodations with our VIP diving tour packages, make a great day on the Reef an amazing one.

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Great Barrier Reef

great barrier reef corals with fishAs the gateway to one of the world’s greatest natural attractions, the Great Barrier Reef, dive tours in Cairns are abundant and offer a diversity of diving locations–no matter your experience level.

Plus, you have the choice of single day, multiple day and even liveaboard tours to make the most of your time exploring the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. Read more about the Great Barrier Reef

Great Dive Sites

Cairns dive tourWith Cairns scuba diving tours, you’ll visit exclusive dive sites that are known around the world as the best diving locations.

No matter if you’re diving the outer reef, shallower dive spots or even night diving, you’ll be surrounded by an abundance and diversity of marine life.

As the water conditions are pristine nearly year round, you’ll have perfect visibility for viewing the underwater spectacular.

You’ll swim with marine life, both large and small, as you explore the vibrant hard and soft coral gardens below.

Great tropical city

CairnsCairns is a world-renowned destination for its unique environment and the fact that it’s the only place in the world where two world heritage listed areas connect– the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics Rainforest.

International and domestic visitors head to Cairns year after year for the amazing diving opportunities offered just offshore.

Cairns dive tours presents an amazing and one of a kind underwater experience that you won’t find anywhere else.

Cairns dive tours take you to the best diving destinations! Read more about Cairns

Our favourite dive tours

Budget Scuba Dive

Cairns budget Reef tour Compass Cruises includes 2 spectacular outer barrier reef locations, 1 scuba dive, snorkeling, BBQ lunch and boomnetting


Reef Cruise Resort Divers

Great Barrier Reef Cruise departing from Cairns includes 2 outer Barrier Reef locations 1 introductory / resort scuba dive, snorkeling bbq lunch and boomnetting


Reef and Tropical Adventure

Spend a day with Compass Cruises on the Great Barrier Reef and half day Horseriding through our tropical North Queensland bush


Reef and ATV Adventure

Enjoy a fun full day on the Great Barrier Reef Budget snorkel try a scuba dive and experience a fun filled ATV adventure


Spend a night
on the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns' best liveaboard packages
prices starting from $430

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Why stay in a land-based hotel?
don't miss an amazing opportunity to watch a sunset on the Great Barrier Reef
For around the same price you'd pay for food and accommodation in Cairns, stay a night or more with one of our amazing value liveaboard packages on the floating hotel, Reef Encounter.