2 Day Reef & Cape Tribulation Adventure

2 Day 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 Adventure - Full Day

Tour Operator: Great Adventures

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 air-conditioned comfort aboard Great Adventures’ fast catamaran to a spacious activity platform moored at a magnificent site on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef.

With activities for all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers, you'll enjoy a day of adventure and discovery in this World Heritage natural wonder. Snorkel and dive directly off the platform amongst beautiful coral gardens and an incredible diversity or colourful marine life. If you prefer to stay dry, explore the reef in the underwater observatory and from the air-conditioned spacious semi-submersible with informative commentary. In between activities, there’s a buffet lunch to enjoy, relax on the sundeck and take in the amazing panoramic reef views.

Your Great Barrier Reef Adventure Includes: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 prawns
  • Use of snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel and fins)
  • Buoyancy vests
  • Reef education presentation
  • Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
  • Underwater observatory
  • Use of lycra suits
  • 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, 1 Spence St
Departs: Cairns 10.30am, Returns: Cairns: 5.30pm

DAY 2: : Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Mossman Gorge

Tour Operator: Down Under Tours

Travel in air-conditioned comfort in one of Down Under Tours’ luxury purpose built vehicles to Cape Tribulation, through World Heritage listed Daintree and Cape Tribulation National Park. Included is a Daintree River cruise, tropical lunch set amongst the rainforest and a walk on the famous Cape Tribulation beach, named by Captain James Cook in 1770. Enjoy an indigenous presentation and a driver/guided tour at the Mossman Gorge Centre before the homeward journey.

On the one-hour Daintree River Cruise, learn about this wildlife environment, habitat of birds, tree snakes, unique plants and of course the estuarine crocodile. At the Alexandra Lookout enjoy spectacular views over the Daintree River estuary, Snapper Island and beyond to the Coral Sea. Tropical Lunch is served at a private rainforest property. Here you can also take a short walk along a rainforest creek.

At Cape Tribulation, take a walk on this world-renowned rainforest beach and admire the coastline and fringing coral reef from the Kulki Lookout. The Mossman Gorge Centre highlights include an indigenous presentation by the traditional owners of the gorge, the Kuku Yalanji people, before boarding your eco shuttle for the transfer into Mossman Gorge. Your driver guide will take you for a guided walk, sharing knowledge and secrets of this enchanting environment, one of the world’s oldest rainforests.

Your Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman Gorge day includes:

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up, advised at time of booking.
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Alexandra Lookout
  • Tropical lunch in rainforest setting
  • Cape Tribulation beach and boardwalk
  • Mossman Gorge: Indigenous presentation, afternoon tea and guided walk.
  • Return transfer to hotel

What to bring: Comfortable clothes and walking shoes, hat, insect repellent and umbrella (in rainy weather).

Total Package Price: All taxes and levies included in total price. 


  Adult Child Family
Tour Price AU$ 479.00AU$ 292.00AU$ 1,385.00
Total Package PriceAU$ 479.00AU$ 292.00AU$ 1,385.00

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*Day 1: Self-drive to Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, coach transfers are available at an additional cost.


A Government Environmental Management Charge of $7.00 is levied for all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. *  EMC is waivered for travel up to 30 June 2023. 


  • Children: 4 -14 years; Children 3 years and under cruise for free.
  • Family fare – maximum of 2 adults and 2 children of the same family. Normal fare applies for additional children. Not applicable with any other discount.
  • All schedules, activities and prices may be varied without notice.
  • Listed fares in Australian dollars include Goods and Services Tax. Prices valid to 31 March 2023.

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