Cairns Dive Tours Experience the Great Barrier Reef

Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the largest living thing on our planet and scuba diving is by far the best way to explore the reef.

So what is the best way for you to explore the Reef ?

If you have time we certainly recommend getting the best out of the reef and staying for one or two nights on our liveaboard vessel, small numbers gives you such a great advantage, and allows you to have a real intimidate experience with the amazing marine life that lives on the Great Barrier Reef.

Between 1500-2000 species of fish live on the Great Barrier Reef so there is a lot of great fish to see and they come in more colours than you can imagine.

Cairns dive tours offer you the wonderful experience of seeing the reef at its best  our local sites include caves and swim throughs. wall dives and boat dives.

You will really see the difference that  green reefs to protecting the reef, with bigger fish and more abundance of marine life.

 

Cairns  is the gateway to this spectacular underwater world.

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef system in the world it stretches 2300 kilometre (1430 mile)  along the coast.

Whether you do it in luxury or on a budget, diving on The Great Barrier Reef is a must on your bucket list.

Cairns Dive Tours is about all the possibilities that are out there, making sure you get the best Great Barrier Reef experience.

 

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

Top-deck-couple

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 fish

As 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.

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Great Dive Sites

Cairns dive tour

With 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.

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Great Tropical City

Cairns

Cairns 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 Recommendations

Budget Scuba Dive

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

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Budget 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

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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

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Reef and ATV Adventure

Enjoy a fun full day on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Budget snorkel or try a scuba dive and experience a fun filled ATV adventure

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Reef and Daintree on a Budget

2 days snorkel Australia's Great Barrier Reef experience the thrill of boomnetting and explore the oldest living Rainforest in the World the Daintree Rainforest

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Tropical Paradise Day Tour

Spend a wonderful day on Cairns best Great Barrier Reef tour and then relax and take in the city lights on Cairns sunset dinner cruise

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Tropical Getaway (2 day)

The Tropical Getaway includes days and night on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands and an all inclusive day on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

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The best Dive Tours in Cairns

Budget Scuba Dive

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

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Budget 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

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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

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Reef and ATV Adventure

Enjoy a fun full day on Australia's Great Barrier Reef Budget snorkel or try a scuba dive and experience a fun filled ATV adventure

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Reef and Daintree on a Budget

2 days snorkel Australia's Great Barrier Reef experience the thrill of boomnetting and explore the oldest living Rainforest in the World the Daintree Rainforest

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Tropical Paradise Day Tour

Spend a wonderful day on Cairns best Great Barrier Reef tour and then relax and take in the city lights on Cairns sunset dinner cruise

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Tropical Getaway (2 day)

The Tropical Getaway includes days and night on the beautiful Atherton Tablelands and an all inclusive day on Australia's Great Barrier Reef

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Reef Experience and Kuranda

Day Experience Discover two of North Queensland's Best Australia's Great Barrier Reef and Kuranda the village in the rainforest includes skyrail & historical train

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Reef and Rafting (2 days)

Great Barrier Reef cruise and raft with this incredible day package tour See the highlights Cairns tropical North has to offer with an adventure filled

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Reef and Rainforest Experience

The ultimate Reef and Rainforest Experience two premier Cairns day tours highlighting the Great Barrier Reef and Wet Tropics with Kuranda Scenic railway and skyrail

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Reef and Outback Experience

2 day Reef and Outback Experience Package Explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef and Discover the Australian Outback on your trip to Chillagoe

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Reef and Island Getaway

Imagine sleeping on Australia's Great Barrier Reef this awesome package includes Australia's best Great Barrier Reef liveaboard and one night on beautiful Green Island

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Top Deck Liveaboard and Rainforest

Experience two World Heritage Sites with this Top Deck Liveaboard and Rainforest package. See the Great Barrier Reef in style, on the luxurious Top Deck...

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North Queensland Getaway

Great Barrier Reef liveaboard, Daintree rainforest, Outback and Chillagoe Caves package. Explore limestone caves, discover the oldest tropical rainforest and stay on the Reef.

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Action Getaway

Great Barrier Reef liveaboard, rafting on the mighty Tully river and an overnight stay in the beautiful Atherton Tablelands. See the best the tropical north...

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Reef Liveaboard & Kuranda

Reef Liveaboard and Kuranda village package. See the Great Barrier Reef, go snorkeling or diving and experience an awesome day trip to Kuranda village.

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Reef Liveaboard & Rainforest

Liveaboard and Daintree rainforest package. See 2 World Heritage sites, so snorkeling or diving on the Great Barrier Reef and explore the amazing Daintree.

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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.
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