Frankland Islands Reef Cruises day tour price includes all of the below items. We also provide airconditioned coach transfers.
with our locally owned & family operated company …
The bus transfer price is payable per person, on board.
We also provide airconditioned coach transfers with commentary, to and from Cairns and Northern Beaches. The bus transfer price is payable per person, on board.
We offer camping transfers to Russell island (details below). Contact us for more information.
Starts from $99
Frankland Islands Reef Cruises are pleased to offer both Introductory (no experience necessary) and Certified Scuba Diving. You can book 1 or 2 dives, with all instruction provided on the way to the islands, allowing you to maximise your reef time when we arrive. The Frankland Islands is a great place to dive, with abundant marine life including but not limited to turtles, anemonefish, giant clams and manta rays to name just a few.
Be adventourous and jump off the boat and snorkel along the Western reef, guided by our marine biologist. These small group tours will enable you to learn more about the Great Barrier Reef. You’ll see a vast array of hard and soft coral gardens, complete with giant clams and an abundance of colourful reef fish! You might even get to see a turtle.
The pristine Frankland Islands are a place of exceptional natural beauty. From their fringing reefs and rock pools, to their white sandy beaches, lined with pandanus and other native species, and shaded green interior. Join our Marine biologist for an informative and fascinating exploration of the island.
This tour takes you from the beach, out over the amazing fringing coral reefs, where you’ll see an abundance of hard and soft corals, without getting wet. Spacious and comfortable seating provides each guest with a front row view of the Great Barrier Reef. The tour includes an informative commentary on the Great Barrier Reef and the different corals and animals that reside around Frankland islands. You’ll also see schools of colourful, tropical reef fish and sheer reef drop offs.
We’re the only Cairns operator to have these amazing Clear kayaks, available for hire during the day. If you want to put yourself in this picture, then don’t miss the chance to hire them. They have a two-person capacity and provide amazing views over the corals, fish and marine life below. 30 minutes hire time.
Want to SUP the Great Barrier Reef? Well with Frankland Islands Reef Cruises you can! Our Kona boards are easy to use and the waters surrounding the Frankland Islands are relatively calm, making them the perfect location to try paddle boarding. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced boarder, this is the perfect place to go Stand up paddle boarding on the Great Barrier Reef. 30 minute hire time.
Sea-doo underwater scooters are easy to use and lots of fun! They power you through the water allowing you to see more of the reef with little effort. Our guides will provide you with instruction and a lesson, to make sure you get the most of your experience. Get ready to zoom around the reef. 30 minute hire time.
Want to camp on a pristine National Park Island? Frankland Islands Reef Cruises are the only commercial operator with a permit to visit the Frankland Islands, a part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. The Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service do permit some camping on the adjacent Russell Island. Caming permits must be obtained through them and we can provide your transfers. Minimum fees apply. Please contact our office for further information and a quotation.
Frankland Islands Reef Cruises also has a range of special equipment available for hire and use during your day tour. This includes prescription masks ($15), wetsuits ($15) and underwater cameras ($35). These can be booked and paid for, on the boat, on the day of travel.
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