2 Day Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation Tour

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Welcome to Tropical North Queensland where the Rainforest meets the Reef – and you have two stunning World Heritage areas to explore. With Down Under Cruise and Dive and The Adventure Company, you can discover both the reef and rainforest with a local company now celebrating its 20th year of operation.

Over 2 action-packed days, you get to experience the Great Barrier Reef with Down Under Cruise & Dive aboard EVOLUTION, then explore the wonders of Cape Tribulation and the famous Daintree National Park with a Full Day Starter PAK Tour.

Upgrade to a Deluxe PAK to include a Beautiful lunch at Cape Tribulation and/or Admission to the award-winning Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas

Day 1: Reef tour departs from the Reef Fleet Terminal (Check in from 7.15am for an 8.00am departure/Returns at 4.30pm) Transfers are an additional cost, please enquire at time of booking.

Day 2: Includes pick up & drop off from your accommodation.(Pick up time confirmed at time of booking)

When:  Departing daily

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Day 1: fullday Reef Cruise on board Evolution:

Ride on EVOLUTION to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling with all gear and tuition included. Visit two exclusive reef sites, with plenty of time to enjoy relaxing and sun bathing on three deck levels. Dial up the adventure and choose from a variety of optional activities including an Introductory dive or Certified dive. 

​In the afternoon there's a choice of optional activities such as a ride on our Semi-Submersible coral viewing tour (weather dependent), a 10 minute scenic helicopter flight, more snorkelling or diving, or just laze around on our massive sun-deck.

Finally cruise back to Cairns while enjoying our on-board entertainer for some live music together with a free glass of wine, cheese and biscuits.​

important diving information:

All divers must complete a Medical Questionnaire. Please be aware that certain medical conditions (eg asthma, heart disease, diabetes) and/or prescription medication may preclude some people from diving.

You will need to fill out the following documents for diving - you can download them and fill them out now or fill them out on the day. Please have a look at them to see what is required:

Divers medical questionnaire.pdf

Divers over 65yrs require a medical - if you answer YES to any question you will be referred to a qualified physician for a Dive Medical assessment. You will not be allowed to dive until you are fit to dive.

For advice please contact our office directly. Final decisions rest with our qualified dive instructors who consider your safety – our highest priority.

 

Day 2: Cape Tribulation and Daintree Rainforest day tour:

Pick-up start from 6:45am - 7.30am (confirmed at time of booking) & tour returns to Cairns at approximately 6:30pm

Join our professional, friendly and highly experienced guides in an unforgettable day of fun, discovery and adventure exploring the majestic rainforests, pristine rivers and white sandy beaches of the World Heritage Listed Cape Tribulation and Daintree National Parks. Cape Tribulation is the only place in the world where two-world heritage listed regions live alongside each other. 

The Adventure Company - Starter Pak Tour

Designed for travellers looking for best value experiences, the tour includes all the must-see attractions between Cairns and Cape Tribulation Beach. No lunch is included but there are opportunities to buy your own lunch or Bring your own. The Wildlife Habitat is not included and you will be dropped off in Port Douglas to explore for an hour.

The Adventure Company - Deluxe Pak Tour

Upgrade your day to include all the sites included as part of the Starter Pak plus explore all the amazing wildlife at the Wildlife Habitat in Port Douglas, then treat yourself to an amazing lunch at Cape Tribulation Beach House right at the water’s edge where the rainforest and reef collide.

Highlights of your day in the Daintree

  • Port Douglas – (Starter Pak) Take in the spectacular scenic coastal drive north of Cairns, before you enjoy free time in Port Douglas to soak up the village atmosphere.
  • Wildlife Habitat – (Included in Deluxe Pak) We visit the award-winning Wildlife Habitat where you will venture through purpose built native habitats of some of Australia’s rare, endangered and totally unique native animals. ** New optional activity is to get a photo holding a Koala. Ask your tour guide for details **
  • Visit famous Mossman Gorge – Enjoy a guided rainforest walk and see the crystal-clear waters of the Mossman River cascade over spectacular boulder formations amongst the lush rainforest. National Park entrance fee included in tour price.
  • Lunch time – (Included in Deluxe Pak) Only metres from Cape Tribulation Beach you will be treated to a chef-prepared lunch. Meal options include: steak, fish, chicken, kangaroo and vegetarian options.
  • Cape Tribulation Beach – Kick back and relax under the fringing rainforest of the Daintree where the “Rainforest meets the Reef”. Enjoy a leisurely walk and take in the picturesque views at this beautiful historic beach location.
  • Daintree River Wildlife Cruise – Our journey continues to the majestic Daintree River for a one-hour Wildlife and Crocodile exploration. This is a rare location to see wildlife at play in the natural habitat.
  • Cable Ferry crossing across the ancient Daintree River

What's included?

Day 1: EVOLUTION Reef Cruise

  • Departs from the Reef fleet terminal - 1 Spence St, Cairns
  • 2 stunning outer reef sites - 5 Hours Reef Time
  • Snorkelling equipment & floatation devices provided
  • Hot BBQ Lunch (Hot meats, fish, prawns & a variety of fresh salads, vegetarian option available)
  • Free Lycra/sun suit hire
  • Fruit platter, cheese and a glass of wine on return journey
  • Experienced, professional dive instructors
  • Large air-conditioned modern lounges to relax in comfort

Day 2: The Adventure Company

  • Return accommodation transfers
  • 45 minutes free-time in picturesque Port Douglas Village (Starer Pak) or Stroll through the Wildlife Habitat and get up close and personal with some of Australia’s most iconic animals (Deluxe Pak)
  • Guided Rainforest walk through Mossman Gorge National Park
  • Enjoy your chef prepared meal at Cape Tribulation Beach House (Deluxe Pak) or BYO your own food to enjoy a cool picnic around the pool or on the beach (Starter Pak)
  • Daintree River Cruise- see some of the rainforests native birds, snakes & famous crocodiles on the 1 hour guided river cruise

What to bring

Day 1- Reef Cruise:

  • Hat & Sunscreen
  • Travel Voucher
  • Spare Clothes
  • Swimmers and a towel
  • Cash or Credit Card 

Day 2- Rainforest tour:

  • Hat & Sunscreen
  • Small day bag
  • Comfortable clothing & footwear
  • Water bottle
  • Lunch/snacks (optional)
  • Swimmers and a towel (optional)
  • Cash or Credit Card

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