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1 Day Trip

Passions of Paradise 1 Day Reef Tour



  • Enjoy a relaxing cruise from the Cairns marina out to the reef over glistening blue waters
  • Snorkel at 2 of the reefs best coral locations with instructors who offer expert advice on where to find the most incredible marine life
  • Have the opportunity to do a scuba dive and experience the reef from a whole new perspective
  • Devour a delicious smorgasbord lunch

This Trip Includes:

  • A stylish, fast & modern air conditined catamaran taking you to the best reefs
  • A diverse tropical buffet of hot and cold dishes including prawns and fresh tropical fruit
  • Morning tea including fresh brewed coffee and muffins
  • Afternoon cheese platter
  • High quality snorkel and dive equipment along with expert tuition
  • Flotation devices
  • Guided snorkeling tours
  • An on board marine naturalist presentation on the marine and bird life
  • High calibre sailing on a unique and friendly boat.
  • Recognised by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park as a "High Standard Operator" having achieved the highest level of accreditation for environmentally friendly practices


After checking in for the trip at 7:30am, you will board the boat at the Cairns Marina where you will be greeted by the crew for the day. Help yourself to a light breakfast of tea, coffee or a selection of fresh muffins.

After everyone has boarded the vessel, you will head out for the Great Barrier Reef for an incredible day of snorkelling. During the course of the day, the boat with visit two different reef sites - Michaelmas Cay and their exclusive mooring at the Paradise Reef. Snorkel and dive briefings will be provided and there are plenty of crew to ensure you get the most out of your day.

There is a huge hot and cold buffet lunch included in this Great Barrier Reef tour. Feel free to have extra servings - you won't go hungry!

After a full day on the reef, the sails will go up and you will cruise back into Cairns. On the way back, be entertained by the on-board Reef Presentations and enjoy the free cheese and biscuits.

The boat will return to Cairns at around 5pm (depending on wind conditions).

Departures / Pickups

Departs: The Reef Fleet Terminal Daily
Check in is at our counter at the Reef Fleet Terminal, Marlin Marina at 7:30am for 8am departure.


  • Certified Diving (you can do up to 2 on the day)
  • Introductory Diving (you can do up to 2 on the day)
  • Refreshments from the licensed bar
  • Underwater camera hire

$10 Reef Levy To Pay On Board

Please note - a pick up service is provided at an additional cost.

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Passions Of Paradise 1 Day Reef Tour