Great value, great service and great locations on the reef!

Snorkel-Great-Barrier-ReefEscape for an unforgettable day to The Great Barrier Reef onboard Compass Cruises in Cairns.

Snorkel at TWO Outer Barrier Reef locations amongst fantastic coral formations teeming with colourful tropical fish and an abundance of exotic marine life.

Relax on the huge sundeck, see the reef from the glass bottom boat or go scuba diving! Scuba diving on the reef is available for all levels of experience.

If you’ve never tried scuba diving before, try the FREE SCUBA demonstration first with our expert crew.

Great Barrier Reef Day tour includes

  • Two spectacular locations (Weather Permitting)
  • Unlimited Snorkelling
  • Up to 4 hours at the reef
  • BBQ Lunch with fresh Salads
  • Snorkelling Equipment
  • Boomnetting (weather permitting)
  • Wine, cheese & biscuits on return journey
  • Complimentary tea & coffee
  • Experienced & helpful crew

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Our Reef Tours and Packages

Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise

Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise

Cairns favourite budget cruise 2 spectacular outer barrier reef locations, bbq lunch, snorkelling, boomnetting, try our free scuba dive demonstration a great fun day

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Budget Scuba Dive

Budget Scuba Dive

Cairns budget Reef tour Compass Cruises includes 2 spectacular outer barrier reef locations, 1 scuba dive, snorkeling, BBQ lunch and boomnetting

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Reef Cruise Resort Divers

Reef Cruise Resort Divers

Great Barrier Reef Cruise departing from Cairns includes 2 outer Barrier Reef locations 1 introductory / resort scuba dive, snorkeling bbq lunch and boomnetting

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Reef and Rafting on a Budget

Reef and Rafting on a Budget

Great Barrier Reef and White Water Rafting Our North Queensland package includes a full day on the Great Barrier Reef and white water rafting

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Reef & Rainforest on a budget

Reef & Rainforest on a budget

Cairns Reef, Train and Skyrail Our 2 Day budget tour allows you to see Cairns' highlights at a reasonable price. Take the adventure of a...

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Reef Cruise and Waterfalls

Reef Cruise and Waterfalls

3 Day Reef Cruise and Waterfalls Package 1 day Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise and 2 Day overnight tour exploring the Atherton Tablelands

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Reef to Rainforest Family Getaway

Reef to Rainforest Family Getaway

Spend a Day snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef including boomnetting and a day visiting Kuranda the village in the Rainforest including train and skyrail

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Family Day Tour Compass Cruises

Family Day Tour Compass Cruises

Our budget family Great Barrier Reef day tour is an awesome way to show your family the reef, package includes 2 reef locations, lunch and...

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Budget Buster

Budget Buster

3 days of fun snorkel Australia's Great Barrier Reef, discover the beautiful Cairns Tablelands, Explore the Oldest Rainforest on earth The Daintree Rainforest

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Cairns on a Budget

Cairns on a Budget

Enjoy a Daintree Rainforest tropical picnic, a refreshing shower in Millaa Millaa Falls the thrill of white water rafting and Great Barrier Reef snorkeling

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Adrenalin Junkie (3 Days)

Adrenalin Junkie (3 Days)

Tropical North Adrenalin Action packed package includes snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef, 1400 foot Skydive and White water rafting down the Tully River

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Reef and Tropical Adventure

Reef and Tropical Adventure

Spend a day with Compass Cruises on the Great Barrier Reef and half day Horseriding through our tropical North Queensland bush

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Cairns' best liveaboard packages
prices starting from $430

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Why stay in a land-based hotel?
don't miss an amazing opportunity to watch a sunset on the Great Barrier Reef
For around the same price you'd pay for food and accommodation in Cairns, stay a night or more with one of our amazing value liveaboard packages on the floating hotel, Reef Encounter.
www.reefencounter.com.au