2 Day Outer Reef & Cape Tribulation

Outer Reef Pontoon & Cape Tribulation

  • Sniorkel, Semi-Sub, Underwater Observatory
  • Billy Tea Bush Safaris 4WD
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2 Day Outer Reef & Cape Tribulation Info

2 Day Outer Reef & Cape Tribulation Adventure: 

After a day of discovery on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, you'll journey to explore some of the oldest rainforest on our planet at Cape Tribulation in the heart of the Daintree Rainforest.

Day 1:  Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Adventure - Full Day

Get set for your Great Adventure! Escape into a world of surprises and experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with Great Adventures exciting Outer Reef cruise.

Departing from Cairns, you'll cruise in comfort aboard a fast catamaran to a spacious activity platform moored at a magnificent site on the outer reaches of the Great Barrier Reef. Guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers can enjoy a magical day of discovery.

With the air-conditioned semi-submersible and underwater observatory, you don't even have to get wet to discover the reef. Snorkel and dive amongst beautiful coral gardens and colourful marine life, or just relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch and enjoy the amazing marine-scape! Great Barrier Reef


•Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise from Cairns
•3 hours at Outer Reef activity platform
•Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
•Morning tea cake selection on outward journey
•Hot and cold buffet lunch with seafood
•Use of snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel and fins)
•Buoyancy vests
•Reef education presentation
•Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
•Underwater observatory
•Eco reef talk with marine naturalist in underwater observatory
•Afternoon tea and coffee available whilst at the platform, cheese and biscuits on return journey

Exciting optional activities (additional cost) include scuba diving, guided snorkel tours, the exclusive Scuba-Doo underwater scooter and scenic helicopter flights to see the reef from a different perspective.

Tour departs from: Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Spence Street Cairns
Departs: Cairns 10.30am, Returns Cairns: 5.30pm

Day 2:  Daintree Cape Tribulation Tours

Billy Tea Bush Safaris, the longest established 4WD day tour operator to Cape Tribulation, will take you on a rainforest adventure aboard their safe, air-conditioned (7, 13, 14 or 16 seater) vehicles into the Daintree and rugged terrain of the Bloomfield Track beyond Cape Tribulation.
As part of a small, personalised group, your naturalist guide will meet you at your accommodation, commencing your rainforest journey as you head north along the scenic coastal route to the township of Mossman. Lush farmland contrasts with seascape approaching the majestic Daintree River.

After a short morning tea break, it’s all aboard for an informative Daintree River cruise. Relax and enjoy the splendour of the Daintree as you learn of estuarine crocodiles, mangrove forests and wildlife in this magnificent diverse ecosystem.

Then it’s onto Alexandra Range to enjoy a panoramic view of the World Heritage Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea. Here on the elevated Guided National Park Boardwalk, there’s interpretation of the rainforest’s flora and fauna. You’ll also have ample time for photographs and questions, and even search for the elusive and unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this habitat.
Cape Trib Package
A delicious barbecue lunch is served while you have the opportunity to hand feed a kangaroo and enjoy a cold drink from the bar. Your tour will take you beyond Cape Tribulation along the 4WD Bloomfield Track to pristine Emmagen Creek and time for a refreshing rainforest stream swim. Seek fish and turtles in the creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees and indulge in a feast of tropical fruit and a cup of Billy Tea in this tranquil setting.

At Cape Tribulation Beach perhaps enjoy a swim in the Coral Sea (seasonal) or stroll along the beach and boardwalk. After a short afternoon refreshment stop, we cross the Daintree River by cable ferry and begin our homeward journey after your total rainforest experience.

•Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off.
•Morning and afternoon teas.
•1 hour Daintree River Cruise viewing Crocodiles, varied birdlife & beautiful mangroves.
•Aussie BBQ lunch with steak and fresh salads. (Dietary requirements can be catered for on notification of booking).
•Opportunity to hand feed kangaroos and wallabies at Lync Haven.
•Alexandra Lookout.
•Guided rainforest walks with full interpretation of the plants and animals.
•Opportunity to swim at Cape Tribulation Beach (seasonal) and in the beautiful fresh water at Emmagen Creek.
•Exotic tropical fruit tasting, traditional Billy Tea and damper.
•Eco Accredited Naturalist Guide.

Tour Departs: Cairns CBD area from 6.50am – 7.15am, Northern Beaches from 7.20am and Port Douglas area from 8.20am.

Tour Returns: Port Douglas approx. 5.30pm, Northern Beaches approx 6.00pm and Cairns CBD area approx 6.30pm.

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2 Day Outer Reef & Cape Tribulation Rates

All prices shown in Australian Dollars

Prices valid from now until 31 March 2020

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2 Day Reef & Cape Tribulation ex Reef Fleet Terminal $433
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2 Day Reef & Cape Tribulation ex Cairns Hotel $461
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2 Day Reef & Cape Tribulation ex Nthn Beaches $467
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