2 Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Tour Combination (#419)

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Cairns and Beaches » 2 Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Tour Combination (#419)

Type: Packages - 2 Day Packages

This two tour package is designed for the young and young at heart who are travelling on a limited budget. The tours are both full day tours, departing from and returning back to Cairns each day. The order in which you do the tours doesn't matter, as these tours run every day of the week. You should aim to book in advance though, particular during high season which is from July to October.

Departs daily except for Christmas day. Both tours start at around 7.30am and return to Cairns each day at around 5.30pm. No minimum numbers are required. 

How to book:  You can book online via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button.  Government reef tax, fuel levy & port charges of $20 per person per trip are included in the prices in the rates table below. A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking. The balance is payable on the day of travel. Your ticket will be emailed to you shortly after your booking request and deposit payment has been received. Child age for this tour is 4-12 years Child diving minimum age is 12 years.

Please note: No accommodation is included in the price of this package. Here are some links to accommodation in Cairns.

Budget Accommodation or 3 Star Hotels or 4 Star Hotels or 5 Star Hotels

Tour Itinerary:

One of our most popular packages, with one full day on each tour this package gives you the time you need to fully appreciate these amazing World Heritage Listed Sites. From the diversity of the Outer Great Barrier Reef to the beautiful pristine Daintree Rainforest and white sandy beaches of Cape Tribulation. You"ll gaze in wonder at the amazing wildlife and ecology that makes Far North Queensland one of the Worlds most popular holiday destinations.

Great Barrier Reef Tour: (8.30am - 5.15pm) 

8.30am: Depart from Cairns to the first of two outer reef locations. On the way to the reef you'll here a reef talk and snorkelling demonstration, and a morning tea will also be served. 

10.00am: Arrive at your first destination. Free time to either snorkel (included) or take a scuba dive (at additional cost).

Optional Extras on board the vessel are...

Guided dives $10, Scenic Helicopter Reef Flights $145, Stinger Suits/Wet Suits $10. If you wish to book any of these please advise us.

12.30pm Boat moves to the next location and lunch is served. 

1.00pm At the second site you have there is more free time for snorkelling and it is here that you can take the scenic helicopter ride or extra scuba dive (at additional cost).

3.30pm Time to head back to Cairns, the boat ride will bring you back to Cairns at between 5pm - 5.15pm.

Cape Tribulation Day Tour: (6.40am - 6pm)

6.40AM : Cairns City Pickups Commence
7.30AM : Northern Beaches Pickups Commence
8.30AM : Port Douglas Pickups
8.30AM : Wildlife Habitat for 1hr+
8:30AM : or 1hr free time at Port Douglas
11.30AM : Arrive at Cape Tribulation Beach (2hr+)
12.00PM : Lunch at a Cape Trib Beach Resort
2.00PM : Maardja Boardwalk (30min)
3.00PM : Daintree River Wildlife Cruise (1hr)
5.00PM : Port Douglas Drop Offs
5.30PM : Northern Beaches Drop Offs
6.00PM: Cairns City Drop Offs

Features & Inclusions

  • *** GREAT BARRIER REEF TOUR ***
  • Exclusive, protected, sheltered reef locations
  • No big crowds with 100 passengers the maximum
  • Five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations
  • Guided snorkelling tours
  • Delicious Aussie BBQ lunch including prawns, fish, steak, sausages, vegetarian, tropical pastas and salads
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Complimentary glass of wine and cheese and fruit platter
  • All snorkelling equipment
  • High crew to guest ratio
  • Live musical entertainment on board
  • Spacious sundecks for sunbathing
  • Large air-conditioned lunges to relax in comfort
  • *** CAPE TRIBULATION TOUR ***
  • No big crowds, with twenty four passengers the maximum
  • Daintree River Cruise (1hr) and ferry fees
  • Wildlife Habitat for 1hr+ or 1hr free time at Port Douglas
  • Cape Tribulation Beach (2hr+)
  • Lunch at a Cape Trib Beach Resort
  • Maardja Botanical walk (30mins)
  • National Park fees
  • Hotel pick up and drop off service

Rates and Tariffs

2016-17 Season
1st Apr 2016 to 31st Mar 2017
Deluxe PAK - Day 2 INCLUDES lunch and Wildlife Park entry (includes all levies) $306.00 adult
$199.00 per child
2017-18 Season
1st Apr 2017 to 31st Mar 2018
Deluxe PAK - Day 2 INCLUDES lunch and Wildlife Park entry (includes all levies) $311.00 adult
$209.00 per child
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

* All prices are inclusive of GST and in Australian Dollars ($AUD)

Booking Information

Child age is 4 - 12 years.

Departure Dates: Daily except for Christmas day. Both tours start at around 7.00am and return to Cairns each day at around 5.30pm. No minimum numbers are required.

How to book: A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking. The balance is payable on the day of travel. You can book online via the rates table above's "Add to Itinerary" button. Government reef tax, fuel levy & port charges of $20 per person per trip are included in the prices in the rates table above. Your ticket will be emailed to you shortly after your booking request and deposit payment has been received.

Scuba Dives:
Introductory Scuba Dives: (includes all dive equipment)
1st dive: $70, 2nd dive: $45, 3rd dive: $20
Certified Scuba Dive (includes all dive equipment & wetsuit)
1st dive:$705, 2nd dive: $20, 3rd dive: $20

Regarding Scuba Diving:
Some medical conditions will prevent you from diving. Some of the more common conditions are Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy and heart or lung conditions. Pregnancy is also a contraindication to diving. Some other medical conditions may also be a problem. If you are unsure about any specific condition please contact us.

10 minute Helicopter Scenic Flights: $145.00
Wetsuit hire (snorkel and Introductory divers) $10

If the person intending to undertake training for an entry-level recreational diving certificate has identified on the self assessed medical declaration that they:

(a) have or have had any of the medical conditions mentioned in the attached medical declaration; or

(b) are over 45 years old; or

(c) have a body mass index over 30 (as per attached table reference) and a waist circumference greater than 102 cm for males and 88 cm for females; then the person conducting the business or undertaking must not allow the person to commence the training unless the person can provide a dive medical certificate by a doctor, certifying that the person is medically fit to dive.

Transfer Details

Transfers are inclusive for the rainforest tour and most Cairns hotels are walking distance to the Cairns marina so no bus transfers are required.

If bus transfers are required they are payable by cash direct to the bus driver on the day of travel.
Rates for Return Hotel Shuttle bus transfers are as follows:
$10 return for Cairns Accommodation and $15 return for Northern Beaches Port Douglas return transfers are available on request at approx $70pp.

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