Rainforest, Rafting and Reef

Experience the best adventure highlights that Tropical North Queensland has to offer with this Rainforest, Rafting and Reef Experience 3 Cairns Tour package!

Great Barrier Reef Day

First up on your Rainforest, Rafting and Reef package. Join the crew aboard “Reef Experience” for an unforgettable journey. Visit 2 pristine outer Great Barrier Reef locations and discover the breathtaking wonders for yourself.

Reef experience is the only FULLY INCLUSIVE Great Barrier Reef Trip departing from Cairns. Inner City Bus transfers, BBQ Bacon and Egg Rolls for breakfast when boarding, unlimited snorkelling, Certified Dive or Introductory Dive, Glass bottom boat tour and more.

Barron River Rafting Day

Experience the fun, thrills and spills on a white water rafting half day you will never forget. Ride the rush of exciting Barron River through the Barron Gorge National Park.  A fantastic introduction to White Water Rafting. It’s fun, exciting and exhilarating, suitable for all the family. Enjoy up to two hours rafting, on up to grade 3 rapids.

Your trained and experienced guides offer all the tuition needed. Teaching you the best techniques during the day. They will share with you the history and wonders of this magnificent landscape which few get to see.

Daintree & Cape Tribulation Day

Last, but certainly not least on the Rainforest, Rafting and Reef package. You will head to Cape Tribulation and the Daintree Rainforest. Travelling along on one of the most scenic coastal roads in Australia.

Enjoy a wonderful day visiting the Wildlife Habitat. Hop aboard a Daintree River Cruise. Visit the breathtaking Alexandra Lookout. Stroll along the famous Cape Tribulation beach. To fully appreciate the ancient Daintree Rainforest it is a must to cross the Daintree River into the heart of the “Wet Tropics Rainforest”. Not long after the drive of the cable ferry, you will find yourself in a different world.

Tour Itinerary


  • 07:30 – Board Reef Experience boat at the Cairns Marina ‘A-Finger’ for check-in View map to Cairns Marlin Marina
  • 08:00 – Approximate departure & Safety Talk with snorkel briefing
  • 08:30 – Marine Biology presentation, followed by a detailed scuba dive briefing for those participating
  • 09:30 – Arrive at our first spectacular reef site, snorkel & dive with thousands of vivid tropical fish, giant clams plus more
  • 10:30 – Glass Bottom Boat Tour (approximately 20-minute tour)
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:00 – Cruise to our second location to explore forests of coral, large sea fans & black coral trees in its shallow lagoons
  • 15:00 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • 15:30 – Glass of wine, tropical fruits, cheese & biscuits
  • 16:30 – Arrive back in Cairns


  • Depart Hotel approximately 2.00pm
  • Barron River White Water Rafting
  • Return Hotel approximately 5.30pm


  • 06:45 – Bus transfers commence from Cairns City accommodation
  • 0845 – Arrive at The Wildlife Habitat (Port Douglas)
  • 1100 – Cross Daintree River on cable-driven ferry
  • 1215 – Cape Trib Beach House for a Tropical Lunch
  • 1315 – Cape Tribulation Beach and Rainforest boardwalk
  • 1535 – Alexandra Lookout
  • 1600 – Depart north side of Daintree River Cruise
  • 1700 –  Depart South side of Daintree River Cruise
  • 1800 – Arrive Port Douglas Accommodation
  • 1900 – Arrive back to Cairns
  • Please note times are approx only
  • Children under 16 years of age are not permitted to travel unless accompanied by an adult

Tour Inclusions


  • Up to 6 hours at two pristine Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour locations
  • Unlimited Snorkelling at morning and afternoon locations. All equipment, INCLUDING wetsuit hire.
  • FREE Scuba Dive* (Certified Dive qualified OR Resort Dive no-experience necessary at the first reef location.
  • Must be over 12 years old and medically fit to go scuba diving)
  • Medical Conditions do apply – click here for more information
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour (weather permitting).
  • FREE Pick up and Return to Cairns City Accommodation.
  • Marine Biology Presentation.
  • Breakfast includes barbecue bacon & egg rolls, coffee, tea and fruit platters.
  • Delicious Buffet BBQ lunch with an assortment of fresh salads.
  • Cheese & fruit platter & complimentary wine on the return journey.
  • All dietary requirements catered for. (Vegetarian/gluten free etc.: please advise upon booking).
  • All food is locally sourced where possible and prepared fresh by onboard Chef.
  • FREE Crew assistance for non-confident snorkelers (flotation aids available). Friendly and professional crew are ready to help everyone who requires support.
  • Large Sun Deck with padded lounges
  • Air-conditioned indoor areas.
  • Includes Reef tax, fuel levy & National Park fees.
  • No hidden costs!


  • Return transfers from Cairns Accommodation  (additional costs apply for transfers from Palm Cove & Port Douglas)
  • 2 Hours White Water Rafting on rapids up to grade 3
  • All Tuition
  • Safety equipment
  • River Guides (professional and certified),
  • Stunning Rainforest and ravines of Barron Gorge National Park
  • Please note there is a Rafting Levy Charge payable on the day of your tour


  • Pickup and Return to Cairns Accommodation
  • Scenic Coastal Dive
  • Wildlife Habitat
  • Tropical Lunch
  • Cape Tribulation Beach
  • Rainforest Walk
  • Alexandra Lookout
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Qualified, knowledgeable and experienced Driver Guides
  • All National Park Fees and Levies

Optional Extras


  • Underwater Digital Camera Hire
  • Snack Bar Purchases: Soft drinks, chocolate, chips, alcohol etc.
  • Marine Biologist Guided Snorkel Tour of the reef: Snorkel with an experienced Marine Biologist and learn about the marine life you see on an educational and interactive tour
  • Great Barrier Reef souvenirs – T-shirts, hats etc
  • Dive Guides for already qualified ‘Certified’ scuba divers (dive guides included for beginner divers)
  • Prescription Mask Hire if you require stronger lenses to see.
  • Outer Cairns City bus transfers
  • Second Scuba Dive at our beautiful afternoon reef location

What to Bring


  • Cash and credit card for purchases
  • Swimming Clothes, Towel, Hat, Sunglasses, Sun Cream
  • Proof of qualification if you’re a Certified Diver


  • Your ticket
  • Cash/credit card for optional extras and Pay onboard Levy
  • A cap or sun visor able to be worn under your safety helmet
  • Water-resistant 15 + sunscreen but do not apply to the back of your legs
  • Swimming costume and towel. (you will need to have your swimming costume already on when you are picked up)
  • Secured footwear is mandatory – lace-up shoes or sandals that will get wet (limited shoe hire available at an additional cost)
  • Some money for photos and souvenirs
  • Change of clothes
  • We strongly recommend you bring an extra t-shirt or rash vest to wear under your life vest to prevent sunburn
  • Enthusiasm for an Awesome day


  • Camera
  • Insect repellent
  • Hat
  • Water Resistant 15+ sunscreen
  • Walking shoes
  • Swimming costume
  • Towel Food or money for drinks & meals

Important Information


We have a passion for showing you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.   The Queensland Government Code of Practice regulates us and comply with all regulations, including medical as is the law.

To avoid disappointment on your day of travel, we strongly recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire.

Some medical conditions, age and medications may prevent you from scuba diving.

It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Reef Experience Medical Questionnaire

We are delighted to help you with any questions you may have.   Please Contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us.

Or you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no-decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive. If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive. We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible


  • Minimum age: 12 years’,
  • under 18 years must travel with a guardian or parent
  • Rafting is not suitable for anyone pregnant


  • This Cairn Tour package does not include any overnight accommodation, evening meals or breakfast. The Cairns Reef, Raft and rainforest package can arrange in any order.
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