A fantastic way to explore the Great Barrier Reef.

Ideally located as the gateway to the largest coral reef system in the world, there are a number of diving sites to choose from, including scuba diving day tours.

With a Cairns day tour, you have the opportunity to dive a number of well known destinations, as well as more isolated locations for a more private diving experience.


Cairns Day tour
Great Barrier Reef cruise


No matter if you’re new to diving or a certified scuba diver, there are many options available.

With scuba diving day tours in Cairns, you can book a tour for a few hours or take a luxury vessel to the outer reefs for a full day.

No matter which type of tour you choose, you’ll have the best time possible exploring one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

Even without any prior diving experience, you’re still able to find adventure in the water below as there are introductory courses available.

If you’re not a prefect swimmer, there are also day snorkeling tours, which offer an equally as amazing experience as the scuba diving day tours in Cairns.

Day tour
Find Nemo

Cairns scuba dive tours allow you to explore the inner reef gardens to visit many popular dive sites teaming with diverse marine life.

You have the option to head to the famous Green Island or Fitzroy Island.

Or, head out to Hastings  Reef, which is the perfect introduction to the Great Barrier Reef.

You can even tour Saxon Reef, a haven for coral gardens or Norman Reef, a well known dive site for pristine conditions.

Day tour
Napoleon Maori Wrasse

No matter the Cairns dive tours you choose, you’ll have a unique scuba diving experience as you have close encounters with a number of marine life, including sharks, whales, turtles and hundreds of fish.

Plus, you’ll be surrounded by vibrant hard and soft coral gardens that won’t be matched anywhere else in the world.

Although scuba diving is considered to be safe, be aware, prior to diving you’ll need to fill out a medical questionnaire to ensure certain health conditions and medications won’t pose a danger.

The Great Barrier Reef is considered to have nearly ideally diving conditions year round; however, some dive sites and times are subject to change due to weather and water conditions.

If you’re ready to dive into the water and explore one of the most majestic places in the world, find out more about Cairns dive tours today!