Explore the Great Barrier Reef, a natural wonder of the world and a World Heritage listed reef system, on one of our Australian tour packages. With over 3000 individual reefs, this diverse ecosystem is home to a vast array of marine life, coral cays, and tropical islands surrounded by golden beaches. Our tours offer a range of activities including snorkelling, diving, scenic flights, cruises, and whale watching voyages. Access to the Great Barrier Reef is available through the main ports of Airlie Beach in the Whitsundays and the tropical city of Cairns, as well as other beautiful towns along the Far North Queensland coast.
Browse our holiday packages below which all include a Great Barrier Reef tour or contact our Travel Specialists to find out more about this remarkable destination.


When exploring the Great Barrier Reef, there are countless incredible activities to fully experience the breathtaking environment. You can indulge in helicopter rides, private island picnics, or even interact with the fascinating marine life.

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Nautilus Aviation Helicopter flying over the Great Barrier Reef

30 Minute Great Barrier Reef Scenic Heli Tour with Nautilus Aviation

A scenic helicopter flight over the reef is an opportunity not to be missed! You will be amazed by the stunning blue and green hues of these pristine coral sea waters and their thriving coral gardens. This flight includes incredible photo opportunities of picturesque Green Island, Arlington Reef and Upolo Sand Cay. Many of the larger marine species can be most easily spotted from the air.  Inflight sightings have included Sea Turtles, Sharks, Manta Rays, Dolphins, Dugong and even majestic Humpback Whales (Jul-Sep) during their annual migration from Antarctica, stopping by briefly to give birth and raise their calves in our warm tropical waters.

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Evolution Outer Reef Cruise Superyacht with Down Under Cruise & Dive

Evolution Outer Reef Cruise with Down Under Cruise & Dive

The 35-meter superyacht, Evolution, departs Cairns for the outer reef, with 5 hours spent exploring 2 spectacular and exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef locations for an adventure-filled day. Experience the adventure of snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef. Dial up the adventure and add a scuba dive for an additional cost. Included in the tour is unlimited snorkeling with all equipment, Tea, coffee, and mini muffins, and a delicious BBQ lunch including fresh fish, prawns, steak, and a variety of salads. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and a snack while you cruise back to Cairns.

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Great Barrier Reef Adventure

For a complete Great Barrier Reef holiday experience, you can enjoy a day cruise from Green Island to the Outer Barrier Reef. Escape into a world of surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef. From the comfort of the stable reef activity platform, this is the perfect base for swimmers and non-swimmers to explore. Snorkel and dive, visit the underwater observatory and cruise in a semi-sub, or just relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch.

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Guests in the water with Great Barrier Reef Turtle Tripper Adventure with Ocean Safari

Great Barrier Reef Turtle Tripper Adventure with Ocean Safari

This half day tour will take you on an exhilarating ride from Cape Tribulation Beach to snorkel the pristine Great Barrier Reef bordering the Daintree Coast. After boarding the semi-rigid inflatable boat, your custom-built vessel will embark on the 25 minute journey out to your snorkelling sites, Mckay Cay and Undine Reef. From here you will often be able to see the rainforest along the mainland as you paddle, and on most days you will find yourself swimming with sea turtles as well as an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species. Throughout your tour you will also receive personalised snorkelling instruction and reef interpretation talks from your ultra-qualified eco hosts.

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