Things to Do in Cairns

Things to Do in Cairns

Sail into the Sunset with Spirit of Cairns

Wind down after a day of tropical adventures with a delectable dinner on the water. Spirit of Cairns offers a luxurious dinner cruise sailing experience aboard their spacious catamaran. Sip at your welcome drink as you take in the views of the Trinity Inlet and Cairns waterfront, and tuck into a delicious buffet filled with fresh local seafood and delicious produce from the Tropical North Queensland region.

Spirit of Cairns
tusa reef tours

Experience the Outer Reef in Style with Tusa Reef Tours

Tusa Reef Tours are the Great Barrier Reef experts, providing snorkel and dive day tours to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for the past 35 years. If you would like to experience the thrill of scuba diving, you can opt for an Introductory Scuba Dive and be guided by a highly experienced instructor who will be with you every step of the way. No previous diving experience is required although you will need to be a confident swimmer and be able to meet medical requirements.

Tusa Reef Tours day trips visit two exclusive outer reef sites per day. The all-inclusive tour contains all equipment and instruction, morning and afternoon tea, a fresh and healthy buffet lunch, exclusive waterproof bone-conducting headsets with educational reef commentary, and an educational reef presentation given by the onboard marine guides.

Learn to Dive with Divers Den

Want to do more than just snorkel along the surface? A PADI Open Water certification is the key to unlocking your next underwater adventure and the most recognised scuba qualification worldwide. If you are interested in learning to scuba dive, Divers Den is the number one choice for scuba diving courses in Cairns and their team of diving professionals can take you from beginner all the way through to professional instructor.

You can complete your PADI Open Water Course in four days including classroom study at the Divers Den school here in Cairns as well as enhancing your dive skills on the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Options to complete your study aboard the floating reef hotel ‘OceanQuest’ are also available and can also include night dives with additional training.

Learn to Dive with Divers Den

Explore the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns: Your Gateway to the Magnificent Great Barrier Reef

Cairns is the gateway to the extraordinary Great Barrier Reef. There are many ways to experience the Reef from Cairns, whether you’re a swimmer or non-swimmer, diver or beginner snorkeller, travelling with family or looking for that perfect romantic escape, Frankland Island Reef Cruise offer hassle-free adventures and memories that will last a lifetime.

Relax and explore with no crowds and plenty of space and time to maximise your Great Barrier Reef experience where you’ll enjoy stunning coral gardens and a picture-perfect island beach. 

Fringing reefs around the Frankland Islands
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
Cairns Esplanade Lagoon
Cairns Snorkel tour - Frankland Island'

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