Silverswift & River Tubing
This fun package combines adventure snorkelling at three remote outer reef sites and gentle river tubing amongst towering rainforest trees on freshwater streams.
DAY 1: Silverswift Snorkel & Cruise
Tour Operator: Silverswift
Ready to whisk you away for a day of fun and adventure on the outer Great Barrier Reef, Silverswift is a luxury 29 metre catamaran custom-designed for the thrill of diving and snorkelling. Visiting three different outer reef sites, you’ll have 5 hours to explore spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly coloured marine creatures. Silverswift has exclusive access to an amazing selection of 19 quality reef sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and Thetford Reefs. The sites visited daily are selected to best suit the day’s conditions and maximum experiences. Unlimited adventure snorkelling is included in your day, with the option of introductory and certified diving at an additional cost.
With superb onboard amenities, you’ll be travelling in comfort and style. Silverswift features air-conditioned cabins, spacious sundeck areas, hot freshwater showers, change rooms and even a licenced bar. The large dive and snorkel platform provides easy water access for all water activities and the state-of-the-art ride control system helps ensure a smooth journey, even when travelling at up to 32 knots.
Your Silverswift day includes:
- Return Silverswift cruise from Cairns
- Morning and afternoon teas
- Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch
- Snorkelling equipment and instruction
- Use of lycra suits
- Snorkel brief at each site
- Qualified lifeguard supervision
- Equipment for divers provided, including wetsuit
- Guided snorkel tour
- Prescription masks available at no additional cost.
Tour departs from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St Cairns
Departs Cairns: 8:30am, Returns Cairns: 4.30pm
DAY 2: River Tubing- Half Day
Tour Operator: Aussie Drifterz / Foaming Fury
This half day rainforest river tubing tour departs daily for approximately two hours of tubing fun, combining adventure and action set amongst towering rainforest trees on freshwater streams.
Fully supervised, with a minimum of two guides on the water, all equipment and instruction is provided. This is a fun, safe water activity conducted on professional, high quality, twin chamber tubes.
Your river tubing experience will be at the fantastic rainforest locations or either Behana Gorge or the Mulgrave River. The location is seasonal and is selected to maximise your fun. The freshwater Mulgrave River is perfect for tubing with clear, shallow waters with some fast runs and fun rapids, set against a backdrop of granite boulders, mossy stones and rainforest trees. Behana Gorge is set amid stunning natural rainforest, an arching canopy of trees and gently tumbling cold waters.
No previous tubing experience necessary and suitable for people aged between 5 and 70 years old.
Tour departs Cairns - morning and afternoon.
- Morning Tour: Pick up at approx 7.45am, returns 12pm
- Afternoon Tour: Pick up at approx 1.45pm, returns 6pm
Your River Tubing experience includes:
- Up to 2 hours river tubing
- All tuition and safety equipment, no experience is necessary
- Professional and certified river guides
- Snack provided.
- Pick-up from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal and return accommodation transfers.
What to bring: Hat, swimming costume, sunscreen, towel, waterproof camera, waterproof footwear.
Waterproof shoes and spray jackets are available to hire.
Total Package Price
All taxes and levies included in total price.
|Tour Price||AU$ 267.00||AU$ 196.00|
|EMC *)||AU$ 6.50||AU$ 6.50|
|Levy **)||AU$ 15.00||AU$ 15.00|
|Total Package Price||AU$ 288.50||AU$ 217.50|