The Daintree Jungle Surfing and Reef Cruise 2 day Adventure is the perfect package to experience two UNESCO World Heritage listed areas – Daintree Wet Tropics and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.  The two day Jungle Surfing and Reef Cruise are filled with loads of fun, excitement, wildlife, ziplining, snorkelling and much more.

Daintree Jungle Surfing and Reef Cruise

Travel north to Port Douglas and see the endangered  cassowary, crocodiles, koalas, kangaroos and other wildlife.

When you arrive in Cape Tribulation you will fly through the trees in the oldest rainforest on the planet in the Daintree National Park. Exploring this on flying fox ziplines where you will stop at five platforms with bird’s eye views over the treetops, down to cascading streams and out to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Highlights & Inclusions

  • One of the most scenic coastal drives in Australia along the Captain Cook Highway to Port Douglas.
  • The Wildlife  Habitat – See the endangered cassowary and other wildlife, with the opportunity to have your photo taken holding a koala, snake or crocodile (extra cost). Breakfast or snacks available  for purchase.
  • Daintree River Cable  Ferry – Cross and enter Daintree National Park into Cape Tribulation.
  • Picnic Lunch  at a picturesque setting.
  • Cape Tribulation Jungle  Surfing – Fly through the trees on ziplines, with a bird’s eye view into the canopy and out to the reef.
  • Return transfers

Tour Itinerary

  • 07:30 – Bus transfers commence from Cairns City accommodation
  • 0900 – Arrive at The Wildlife Habitat (Port Douglas)
  • 1100 – Daintree River Cruise
  • 1200 – Alexandra Lookout
  • 1230 – Picnic Lunch
  • 1345 – Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour
  • 1630 – Depart Cape Tribulation
  • 1930 – Arrive back to Cairns
* Please note times are approx. only

What to Bring

  • Closed walking  shoes
  • Long shorts and  trousers (no skirts)
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Water resistant  15+ sunscreen
  • Money for  drinks, snacks & souvenirs

Additional information

  • Weight Restrictions – Maximum Weight 120kg/260lbs (19 Stone)
  • Not recommended for pregnant women.
  • No prior experience or specific fitness required.
  • If you have restricted mobility or are concerned about a specific medical condition, please  contact us prior to the tour and we will be happy to discuss your requirements and make our best efforts to accommodate you

Budget Great Barrier Reef Trip

Compass Cruises is Cairns best value reef tour and a true Cairns icon.  Your cruise to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has it all.  Snorkel among beautiful corals and beautiful marine life and take the ‘Wild Ride’ on the famous boomnetting.

Tour Highlights & Inclusions

  • Up to 4 hours at two Outer Great Barrier Reef locations
  • Unlimited Snorkelling. Snorkelling mask, snorkel and fins included for the adults and kids
  • Free buoyancy aids – snorkelling vests and noodles
  • Delicious BBQ Lunch with fresh salads (Dietary requirements are catered for: vegetarian, vegan, gluten free and food allergies – please advise us upon booking)
  • Fruit Platters while boarding. Tea & coffee available all day while boat stationary. Water fountain to fill your water bottle
  • Glass of wine, cheese & crackers on return journey
  • Assistance for non-confident swimmers from friendly crew
  • Stinger suits are included with your trip during jellyfish season in the tropics
  • Boomnetting – “The Wild Ride” (weather permitting)
  • A complete family friendly tour
  • Reef tax, fuel levy & national park fees for visiting the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park are included in this trip cost

Tour Itinerary

  • 07:30 – Board the boat Compass, at Cairns Marina ‘Marlin Wharf Berth 18’, for check-in.
  • View map to Cairns Marlin Marina
  • 08:00 –Approximately depart Cairns to the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Safety talk, snorkel and dive briefings
  • 10:30 – Arrive at your first Great Barrier Reef Location
  • 12:30 – BBQ Lunch with fresh salads
  • 13:00 – Cruise to 2nd Reef Location
  • 15:30 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • 17:30 – Approximate Arrival time at Cairns Marina

Optional Extras

  • Scuba diving for introductory divers and certified divers.  Minimum age is 12 and medical conditions do apply.
  • Dive Guide for a guided tour around the reef. Scuba dive with a buddy or pay for a guided scuba dive with one of our wonderful crew. Travelling alone? The Compass Cruises team will happily organise a buddy for you on the day if you wish to dive without a guide.
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour (weather permitting)
  • Wetsuit Hire (Great for flotation and warmth)
  • Underwater Digital Camera Hire
  • Snack Bar Purchases: Soft drinks, chocolate, chips, alcohol etc.
  • Prescription Mask Hire if you require stronger lenses to see (contact lenses can be worn in most circumstances)
  • Bus transfers from accommodation to and from the Cairns Marina.

What to Bring

  • Proof of qualification as a Certified Diver
  • Cash or credit card for purchases
  • Swimming Clothes, Towel, Hat, Sunglasses, Sun Cream

Getting There

Compass Cruises departs from Cairns Marina: ‘Marlin Wharf berth 18’ View map to Cairns Marlin Marina

Boarding commences at 7:30 am for an approximate 8:00 am departure, directly on the boat ‘Compass’

Arrive back to Cairns Marina at approximately 5:30pm

Important Information for Scuba Diving

We have a passion to show you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world however also the safest scuba diving record.   We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all rules including medical as is the law.

To avoid disappointment on your day of travel we strongly recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire prior to booking as some medical conditions, age and / or medications may prevent you from scuba diving.   It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Compass Cruises Medical Questionnaire

We are very happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please Contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected],

Or alternatively, you may like to consult your own Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple dives you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive. If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive. We recommend waiting a minimum 24 hours whenever possible

 

  • Day tours do not have to be taken on consecutive days

 

 

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