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
  • Unlimited Snorkelling
  • Free Scuba Diving Demonstration
  • Up to 5 hours at the reef
  • Delicious Buffet Lunch
  • Snorkelling Equipment
  • Boomnetting (weather permitting)
  • Wine, cheese & biscuits on return
  • Complimentary tea & coffee
  • Experienced & helpful crew

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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.