Day Trips from Port Douglas

 

Port Douglas Reef Charters

Port Douglas Reef Charters has a comprehensive list of all operators for the Great Barrier Reef in Port Douglas for sailing, scuba diving, snorkelling, fishing and sightseeing. Get advice from a local who can book all your tours for you at no extra charge. If you do not want to dive, stick to the Snorkel only options. If you would like to try diving, but never have before, look for the companies that offer "introductory" or "resort" dives. And if you only want to dive, check out the specialty diving services. Contact: Phone - 0439 910133 | Website

 

Snorkel Only

Wavelength takes a maximum of 30 people on its tours and caters specifically for snorkellers. Marine biologist give a comprehensive interpretation during lunch. They are Advanced Ecotourism Certified.  They offer visit 3 Outer Reef sites every day and you get 1 hour of in water time at each site. Muffins, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, drinking water and tea/coffee are all included. All your snorkel equipment including lycra or wet suits (depending on the season), EMC, fuel levy and bus pick-up (in PD area) are included the price.
Prices: Adult - $225, Child (4-17yrs) - $165, Family (2A & 2C) - $699
Contact: Phone - (07) 4099 5031 | Website

 

Snorkel and Dive

Silversonic takes a maximum of 90 people on its tours and visits three reef sites at Agincourt Reef. This tour caters for certified divers, introductory divers and snorkellers. Silversonic is an ultra modern, custom-designed fast catamaran and features a state-of-the-art ride control system for a smooth journey. Advanced Ecotourism Certified. (Sistership in Cairns is Silverswift)
Contact: Phone - (07) 4087 2100 | Website

Posiedon Outer Reef Cruises are local family owned and operated and offer small groups of 80 people a 5 star cruise to the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs on the continental shelf edge. Poseidon visits 3 spectacular sites and cater for snorkellers, introductory and certified divers who can enjoy doing up to 3 dives at different locations.They have guided snorkel tours by marine biologist and their crew are very professional and friendly.

Prices: Snorkelling only: Adult - $216, Child (4-14yrs) - $145. 2 adults & 2 children $639, With Introductory dive: $240 certified diving from $200.
Contact: Phone -1800 085 674 | Website

Quicksilver Cruises travels to a spacious reef activity pontoon at the outer reef on the Agincourt reef system.  It caters for certified divers, introductory divers and snorkellers. This cruise is well suited for swimmers and non-swimmers alike with an underwater observatory and semi-submersible tours and marine biologist presentations included. Diving and heli tours are additional costs. Advanced Ecotourism Certified. Contact: Phone - (07) 4087 2100 | Website

Wavedancer Low Isles Cruises:  Quicksilver's sailing catamaran travels to Low Isles.  Caters for island activities and includes glass bottom boat tour, island walk and snorkelling with a marine biologist. Advanced Ecotourism Certified.
Contact: Phone - (07) 4087 2100 | Website

Calypso offer small groups of 65 passengers and visits three sites at Opal Reef.  it caters for certified divers, introductory divers and snorkellers.  Prices: Snorkelling only: Adult $185, Child (4-14yrs) - $120.  With introductory dive: $235.  Contact Phone- (07) 4099 6999.

 

Day trips from Cairns

  

Snorkel and Dive

Reef Experience: Two pristine Outer Great Barrier Reef locations are visited daily for optimal diving and snorkelling. A luxury high speed catamaran, this tour guarantees the most time at each beautiful great barrier reef destination. All inclusive day tour guarantees no hidden costs. Contact: Phone (07) 4051 5777 | Website

Silverswift: takes a maximum of 90 people on its tours and visits three Outter Barrier Reef sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. This tour caters for certified divers, introductory divers and snorkellers. Silverswift is an ultra modern, custom-designed fast catamaran and features a state-of-the-art ride control system for a smooth journey. Advanced Ecotourism Certified. (Sistership in Port Douglas is Silversonic). Contact: Phone - (07) 4044 9944 | Website

Great Adventures: explore the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef on any day of your holiday. Choose between the spacious outer reef activity platform or the tropical reef and rainforest surrounds of Green Island (or try both!). Cruises depart daily from Cairns aboard modern fast catamarans. All cruises are accredited with Advanced Ecotourism Certification, ensuring guests have the opportunity to learn about and appreciate this magnificent World Heritage environment. Contact: Phone - (07) 4044 9944 | Website

Ocean Spirit: Set sail aboard a luxurious catamaran and visit a natural and pristine sand cay, which is Michaelmas Cay on Michaelmas Reef. There are a wide range of activities including snorkelling, introductory scuba diving (no licence required) and semi-submersible coral viewing. Contact: Phone - (07) 4044 9944 | Website