Day 1: Great Barrier Reef
Evolution is a brand new $5 million dollar catamaran. Their luxury vessel offers class, and style of a motor yacht. It is ultra-spacious and comfortable with decks over 3 levels with large well glazed interior spaces on the main and upper deck. Enjoy a choice of big outdoor seating areas fitted with comfortable lounges and well protected from the sun. Also the fold-down platforms at the end of the vessel provides comfortable and safe access to the water.
Visiting two spectacular outer reef sites in one day travelers will spend around 5 hours in the water and minimum time travelling. Free guided snorkelling tours, free scuba diving lesson, onboard entertainment and a barbecue lunch including a selection of prawns, fish, steak, sausages, vegetarian, tropical salads and pastas are all included in the main price.If you never snorkeled before this is not a problem, you can have a one-on-one tuition on gear use and snorkeling techniques. Also to help clients a selection of buoyancy aids (foam noodles, life jackets and wetsuits) are available.
Extra activities include:
Day 2: Kuranda
Kuranda is a little township in the rainforest, situated where both Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and the Kuranda Scenic Train journeys terminate.
This Kuranda Tour is the most popular way to visit Kuranda. Travelers travel up to Kuranda by the Kuranda Scenic Railway and travels down back to Cairns on the famous Skyrail Rainforest Cableway. Also pick up & drop off from hotels and accommodations are included in the day package.
Kuranda provides visitors with many shopping opportunities, all within easy walking distance around the CBD, including the famous Kuranda markets which consists of a range of stalls with locally made arts, crafts and produce. Kuranda has also numerous art galleries and specialty shops offering a wide selection of locally made and designed art, clothing and handicrafts as well as a variety of sidewalk cafes and restaurants. Kuranda is also a major centre for opals and didgeridoos.
Day 3: Cape Tribulation
The company operating this tour, Adventure Company, is an award winning tour company with great reputation. This tour operator is 100% locally owned and operated and has a dedicated and experienced team of staff that are devoted to ensuring that each and every person travelling with them has a great time.
This Cape Tribulation tour is designed for the budget conscious travelers. It contains all the ‘must see’ attractions between Cairns and Cape Tribulation Beach including Rex Lookout, Port Douglas, Mossman Gorge, Daintree river ferry, Alexandra Lookout, Cape Tribulation Beach and much more.
Also included is lunch at Capetrib Beach House and the Rainforest Habitat at Port Douglas. The Rainforest Wildlife Habitat is a Wildlife park where guest are welcome to interact with animals in a spacious and natural setting. There is a huge range of flora and fauna as birds fly and roam freely.
|Day 1: Reef Cruise:|
|07:30-08:20||Check-in at the Down Under Cruise & Dive desk inside the Reef Terminal, Cairns|
|08:30||Boat departs Cairns Marina|
|Travel time is 1 hour 30 minutes from Cairns on a fast stable motor catamaran|
|10:00||Boat arrives in the Outer Reef|
|Enjoy around 5 hours exploring the reef|
|15:30||Boat departs the Reef|
|17:00||Boat arrives back in Cairns|
|Day 2: Kuranda:|
|07:30||Pick up from your Hotel|
|08:50||Kuranda Train departs Freshwater Station to Kuranda|
|Travel time is 1 hour 10 minutes to Kuranda Village|
|10:00||Train arrives in Kuranda|
|Enjoy your free time exploring Kuranda Village|
|14:45||Skyrail Rainforest Cableway departs Kuranda to Cairns|
|Travel time is 1 hour 15 minutes to Cairns Station|
|16:00||Skyrail arrives at Smithfield Station|
|16:10||Coach transfer back to your Hotel|
|Day 3: Cape Tribulation:|
|06:30||Pick up from your Hotel|
|Drive along the beautiful scenic coastal drive to Port Douglas|
|08:30||Arrive at Port Douglas|
|Enjoy your time at the Rainforest Habitat park|
|10:00||Arrive at Mossman George|
|Guided rainforest walk and see the crystal clear waters of the Mossman River|
|11:00||Your journey continues to Cape Tribulation|
|13:00||Cape Tribulation Beach where “The Rainforest meets the Reef”|
|Enjoy a walk or swim in this beautiful location|
|14:30||Daintree River Cruise|
|1 hour Wildlife and Crocodile exploration river cruise|
|16:00||Return to Cairns starts|
|18:30||Bus arrives back in Cairns & hotel drop off|
All Divers: In accordance with Australian Diving law, ALL DIVERS must complete a medical questionnaire on board, before diving
Flying after diving: If only one dive is undertaken then a minimum of 12 hours is recommended before flying. If more than one dive is conducted in the day, an interval of 24 hours is recommended.This is not applicable for low helicopter flights over the reef.
Introductory Divers - NOTE: Certain medical conditions may prevent you from diving, (e.g. Asthma, Heart Disease), please contact our office. Min. age to dive is 12 years.
Cape Tribulation & Kuranda: Level of fitness:The rainforest walk is graded easy and it can be done by anyone with any level of fitness.
|Season: 2017 - 2018 Rates||Dates: 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018||Action|
|Package Price (SAVE $50)||
$428.00 per adult
$271.00 per child
$1,301.00 per family
|Additional Extras||Dates: 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018|
|Return Coach Transfer - Cairns City (Reef only)||$15.50 per adult / $15.50 per child|
|Return Coach Transfer - Northern Beaches (Reef only)||$23.00 per adult / $23.00 per child|
|Introductory Diving (1st dive)||$70.00 per adult / $70.00 per child|
|Introductory Diving (2nd dive)||$45.00 per adult / $45.00 per child|
|Certified Diving (1st dive)||$70.00 per adult / $70.00 per child|
|Certified Diving (2nd dive)||$20.00 per adult / $20.00 per child|
|Semi-Submersible||$10.00 per adult / $10.00 per child|
|Helicopter Scenic Flight (10 Minutes)||$145.00 per adult / $145.00 per child|
Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.
Reef Tax: $20.00 is levied for all adults and children entering the Great Barrier Reef. This charge and other levies are INCLUDED in the cruise fares.
Booking fees: Tourism Cairns do not charge any booking fees.
Deposit and final payment: At Tourism Cairns clients are required to pay a deposit only at the time of booking. Final payment is to be completed 48 hours prior to departure or on the day of travel, depending on each tour operator's policy.
Cancellation by the traveller: If the tour is cancelled by the client up to 7 days prior to departure, a full refund is applicable. If the tour is cancelled by the client 7 days prior to departure, the deposit amount might be retained. If the tour is cancelled by the client 48 hours prior to departure, 100% cancellation fee may apply.
Booking amendments: If the date of a tour needs to be changed, Tourism Cairns must be notified in writing by the client up to 48 hours prior to the tour date.