FRANKLAND ISLANDS REEF CRUISES

Escape to a hidden tropical island

SPEND THE DAY IN PARADISE

Tours run Friday - Tuesday

EXPLORE THE GREAT BARRIER REEF

Exclusive day tour without the crowds

FRANKLAND ISLANDS REEF CRUISES Exclusive Great Barrier Reef Island Tour – River, Rainforest, Reef

Frankland Islands Reef Cruises is an exclusive Cairns Great Barrier Reef day tour. It starts with a rainforest river cruise, followed by the shortest open water crossing of any of the Cairns day tour boats, to put you right on the Great Barrier Reef.

Our destination is Normanby Island in the beautiful Frankland Islands National Park island group. Surrounded by vibrant fringing reefs, it’s home to many species of marine life, including turtles, octopus and the ever-popular anemone clownfish, Nemo. You have up to 4 hours to explore and enjoy this natural paradise, above and below the water.

Your day includes coach transfers from Cairns CBD accommodation, a guided Great Barrier Reef snorkel tour, guided island walk and buffet lunch. Optional activities include our adventure snorkel safari, or grab a kayak or stand up paddle board and explore.

Transfer-only rates are also available – bring your own gear and lunch and enjoy the tranquillity. We’re the only commercial operator with a permit to visit these pristine, uninhabited islands. Relax and explore with no crowds and plenty of space and time to maximise your Great Barrier Reef experience.

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EXPLORE AND ENJOY THIS NATURAL PARADISE

No big crowds, full of marine life, tailor your day

AN ISLAND TOUR WITH A DIFFERENCE

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EXPLORE THE REEF WITH USDiscover a Cairns hidden gem

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Visit beautiful Normanby Island on board our spacious vessel the Turtle Islander, with plenty of air-conditioned interior seating and shaded outdoor decks. Tour numbers are limited to just 100 people per day, ensuring first class customer service and comfort.

  • Unique Great Barrier Reef Experience
  • National Park Island
  • Coach Transfers from Cairns
  • River Cruise
  • Guided Snorkelling
  • Luxurious Air-conditioned Boat
  • Friendly Crew
  • Guided Island Walk
  • Kids’ Treasure Hunt
  • Transfer-Only Option Available
  • Tours run Friday – Tuesday

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

We acknowledge the traditional owners of the land and sea country on which we operate, the Mandingalbay Yidinji and Gungandji peoples. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their elders past, present, and emerging, and to all traditional owners of the Great Barrier Reef, a World Heritage Area.

© Frankland Islands Reef Cruises 2021

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