2-Day Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest Combo Package

See the best of Cairns with a two-day package that provides the ultimate reef and rainforest experience.

Cruise from Cairns onboard the fastest, award-winning luxury vessel “EVOLUTION” for the best value tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for an adventure-filled experience. You will enjoy a personalised day on the Great Barrier Reef with our friendly and professional boat crew.

Embark on a full-day adventure to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef! Sit back and relax in comfort in a custom-built 4WD air-conditioned vehicle while listening to informative and entertaining commentary by your local naturalist guide. Group size is limited for a more personalised experience.

As a locally owned operator company for over 30 years, you will have an unforgettable experience with the perfect mix of professionalism, service, and fun!

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  • What's included :
    • 2x Lunch
    • Private transportation on Rainforest Day
    • Full Day Reef Cruise Snorkelling with all snorkel equipment, safety briefings, lycra/sun-suit hire
    • Full Day Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Day Tour
    • Rainforest National Park fees
    • Use of scuba and snorkeling equipment is selected
    • 1 x introductory or certified dive (if selected)
    What's excluded :
    • $20 per person reef levy (pay direct to operator prior to travel)
    • Private transportation on Reef Day (can be arranged, contact reservations)
    • Accommodation

  • Day 1: Great Barrier Reef Full Day Tour

    Stop At: 1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Check-in is from 7.15am to 8.00am at Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns. Please make your way to the Down Under Cruise and Dive counter to check-in.

    Your Great Barrier Reef day trip begins by boarding award-winning superyacht Evolution and being met by our professional and expert crew who will make sure you are comfortable and ready for an adventure-filled day.

    Relax onboard your 35-metre luxury superyacht for the day, as you cruise from Cairns to two exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef sites. Guests enjoy the longest amount of time on the reef in a day tour, with a total of five hours on the outer reef visiting stunning and diverse reefs such as Norman, Saxon, and Hastings. These locations are chosen for their exceptional coral density and prolific marine life.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Norman Reef, Queensland Australia
    Upon arrival at your first reef location, either Saxon or Norman Reef, it’s time to snorkel and dive! Hop in the water with your provided snorkeling equipment for a look at multicolored fish, coral, and other marine life. Instruction is provided for beginners, and your knowledgeable crew members are on hand to encourage and help you if needed. Or dial up the adventure with an introductory or certified dive.

    During your time on the reef you will enjoy a BBQ lunch prepared onboard with fresh fish, steak, a variety of salads and prawns.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
    At the second reef location, North Hastings Reef, you can snorkel or dive again. If you prefer to stay dry, you can still check out this World Heritage-listed underwater world on semi-submersible tour with live commentary by our marine biologist (additional cost) or from above with a 10-minute scenic helicopter ride (additional cost).

    On the return cruise back to Cairns, sit back and relax as you snack on cheese and biscuits with a glass of wine to celebrate the end of your day on the Great Barrier Reef.
    Duration: 3 hours

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: BBQ lunch prepared onboard with fresh seafood, prawns, steak, and a variety of salads (vegetarian options available)
    No accommodation included on this day.

    Day 2: Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Full Day Tour

    Stop At: Cairns, Cairns, Cairns Region, Queensland
    Your Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation 4WD Bloomfield Track full-day tour from Cairns begins with being met by your friendly accredited guide at your accommodation. After introductions, we drive north along the magnificent scenic coastal route along the Captain Cook Highway learning about the history of the area and admiring spectacular views of the coastline and the Azure waters of the Coral Sea.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Daintree, Daintree, Daintree Region, Queensland
    Stop 1: Daintree Rainforest River Cruise & Morning Tea - our first stop is at the Majestic Daintree River for morning tea (tea, coffee & biscuits) before enjoying an informative guided River Cruise on the Daintree River. Relax and enjoy the splendour only the Daintree Rainforest can offer as you learn of Estuarine Crocodiles, mangrove forests and endemic wildlife, this is nature at its best!
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Mount Alexandra Lookout, Cape Tribulation Rd, Cape Tribulation, Queensland QLD 4873 Australia
    Stop 2: Alexandra Lookout - we make our way up over the Alexandra Range and pause for a panoramic view of World Heritage, Wet Tropics, and Tropical Rainforest merging with the azure colours of the Coral Sea.
    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Daintree National Park, Tropical Research Station, Cape Tribulation, Queensland 4873 Australia
    Stop 3: Guided Boardwalk Tour - experience the rainforest intimately on one of our guided elevated National Park Boardwalks. Your experienced guide will take you on a wonderful journey through this ancient rainforest whilst giving you an interpretation of flora and fauna and you will have ample time for photographs and questions as we search for the elusive, rare and totally unique Southern Cassowary and other wildlife species within this particular habitat.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cape Tribulation, Cape Tribulation, Daintree Region, Queensland
    Stop 4: Wallabies and Lunch - we now make our way towards an animal refuge centre at Cape Tribulation, where you have the opportunity to visit the wallabies, get up close to Eclectus Parrots, Pythons & other native wildlife.

    We then make our way to a restaurant for lunch.
    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Emmagen creek, Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation Bloomfield Rd, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873, Australia
    Stop 5: Emmagen Creek Wildlife Spotting & Swim - we will take you beyond the famous Daintree Tea Plantation, past spectacular mountains, and through spectacular World Heritage Rainforest as we pass Cape Tribulation and continue along the 4WD Bloomfield Track through to pristine Emmagen Creek. Billy Tea Safaris is the only tour operator that goes to this secret Jewel in the Rainforest, and now it is time for a refreshing rainforest stream swim, in crystal clear fresh waters and without the crowds of people.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Emmagen creek, Daintree National Park, Cape Tribulation Bloomfield Rd, Cape Tribulation QLD 4873, Australia
    Traditional Billy Tea Experience - as you seek fish and turtles in this wonderful Rainforest creek, butterflies and exotic birds in the trees, you will enjoy sampling a cup of traditional Billy Tea, made in a traditional Australian Billy, all of which enhance the tranquil surroundings.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Cape Tribulation Beach, Cape Tribulation, Queensland Australia
    Stop 6: Cape Tribulation Beach - we then make our way to Cape Tribulation Beach after most of the crowds are gone, stroll along the beach and boardwalk to the photographers' platform overlooking the mountains and coast where the 'Rainforest meets the Reef.'
    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Daintree Ice Cream Company, 1819 Cape Tribulation Rd, Diwan QLD 4873, Australia
    Stop 7: Daintree Icecreamery - Daintree’s hidden secret, the Daintree ice creamery. Your taste buds will be tantalised with exotic tropical fruit homemade ice cream. Sample unique flavours, such as Black Sapote, Soursop, Wattle Seed, Jackfruit, and Coconut just to name a few. All the fruits used to make the ice cream have been locally grown on the property and can be purchased at your own expense. This is cash only no EFTPOS.

    Please note this stop is currently not available due to the temporary closure of the Daintree Ice-Cream Company.
    Duration: 1 hour

    Meals included:
    • Lunch: Main meal at Cape Tribulation Beach House Restaurant. Drinks at own expense. Water provided.
    No accommodation included on this day.
  • Departure Point :
    1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Rainforest Day: return transfers are included from Cairns, Northern Beaches, Southside, and Port Douglas.Reef Day: traveler pickup is offered for an additional cost. Cairns City ($18pp), Northern Beaches ($26pp), Port Douglas ($87pp, minimum of 2 passengers). Please contact the tour operator after booking to book your transfers.
    Departure Time :
    7:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Infant seats available
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Check-in is from 7.15am to 8.00am at Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street Cairns.
    • Reef levy $20 per person must be paid direct to tour operator prior to travel, please contact reservations before tour. Reef Levy is a fee levied on all passengers to cover park entry fees and administration costs.
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 124 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


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Organised by Down Under Dive

Activity ID: V-3253P16

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