Luxury Great Barrier Reef and Rainforest

This luxury tour visits two World Heritage locations, the Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest.

Day 1 Luxury Great Barrier Reef Tour

We are starting with our luxury Great Barrier Reef onboard Reef Experience.

Discover the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.  During your day on the reef, your Valet will take care of you in and out of the water!

This tour includes exclusive Captains’ Wheelhouse Top Deck Club Lounge.

While on this tour, you may scuba dive, snorkel and take a glass-bottom boat tour.


Day two Luxury Daintree Rainforest tour

Explore the oldest living tropical Rainforest in the world on your second tour from Cairns.

This tour includes Mossman Gorge, the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation.

Along the way, we will stop at lookouts to take in breathtaking views.  Then cruise down the Daintree River, spotting birdlife and crocodiles.

This small-group luxury tour has a friendly, knowledgeable guide who will explain our unique flora and fauna.

Visit the oldest living Rainforest in the world that offers an extraordinary diversity of flora and fauna.

(minimum of two passengers per booking required)

*Please note seasonal weather conditions and operational requirements may cause a variation in this tour itinerary.

*Children’s prices are for ages 4-11 years.

* Please note this Cape Tribulation tour is not suitable for children under four years



  • 2 spectacular outer barrier reef locations
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Daintree Rainforest
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Cape Tribulation


Luxury Great Barrier Reef Top Deck Club Itinerary

  • 07:30 – First board Reef Experience at the Cairns Marlin Jetty
  • 08:00 – Next depart Marlin Jetty for the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 08:30 –   à la carte breakfast served on the way out to the Outer Reef
  • 09:30 –  Next, arrive at our first spectacular reef site
  • 10:30 –  Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • 12:30 –   à la carte lunch
  • 13:00 –  Cruise to our second reef location
  • 15:00 –  Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • 15:30 –  Enjoy a glass of Australian sparkling wine, tropical fruits, cheese and biscuits
  • 16:30 –  Arrive back in Cairns

Luxury Daintree Experience Itinerary

  • Scenic drive along with one of the most excellent coastal drives in Australia
  • Rex Lookout- Stunning Mountains and Ocean Views
  • Spectacular Mossman Gorge
  • Port Douglas- Flag Staff Hill lookout and town tour
  • Morning Tea at Thornton Beach
  • Daintree Tea House for lunch
  • Exotic tropical fruit tasting
  • Daintree River Cruise
  • Alexandra Lookout – breathtaking views
  • Cape Tribulation – Kulki Lookout and Cape Tribulation beach “where the rainforest meets the reef.”
  • Guided Rainforest walks
  • Daintree Ice Cream Company – optional and popular local stop (Own Expense)
  • Cross mighty Daintree River by cable ferry
  • Experienced Local Naturalist/ Accredited Tour Guides


Reef Experience Top Deck Inclusions

  • A private Valet assigned to you for the day
  • Personalised snorkel guide
  • Personalised guided introductory or Certified Scuba Dive (subject to medical conditions)
  • Access to the exclusive Captain’s Wheelhouse Top Deck Lounge
  • A-La-Carte breakfast
  • Lunch (Special Menu)
  • A glass of champagne, cheese and fruit plate on the return journey
  • Plunger coffee, Tea and Juices
  • Unlimited snorkelling at two sensational reef locations
  • Up to 6 hours at the outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Glass Bottom boat tour (combined with other passengers)
  • Marine Biologist presentation (combined with other passengers)
  • All snorkelling and diving equipment, including wet suits
  • Flotation devices
  • Return inner-city bus transfers to the Cairns Marlin Marina.
  • All Government Reef Levies and Taxes

Luxury Daintree Experience Inclusions

  • Attractions as per Tour Highlights – Itinerary
  • Daintree River Cable Ferry
  • Morning tea at Thornton Beach
  • A delicious lunch at the Daintree Tea House
  • Exotic tropical fruit tasting
  • Small group (max 13) offering unrivalled, friendly and personalised service
  • Air Conditioned comfortable late-model vehicles
  • National Park Fees and Permits
  • Water on board
  • Umbrellas if required

Optional Extras

Optional Extra’s Great Barrier Reef Tour

  • Second Certified or Introductory scuba dive
  • Marine Biologist guided snorkel tour
  • Photographs
  • Souvenirs – Tshirts, hats etc
  • A dive guide for certified divers
  • Prescription mask
  • Bus transfers for Northern Beaches and outside Cairns business district.
  • Snacks and drinks


What to bring

What to Bring for this Great Barrier Reef Tour

  • Towel
  • Swimsuit
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Certification card if you are a certified diver
  • Cash or credit card for any extra purchases

What to Bring to the Daintree Rainforest

  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Water Bottle
  • Insect Repellent and Sunscreen
  • Swimmers
  • Towel

How to get there

How to get there

Reef Experience departs from
Cairns Marina: ‘A-Finger’ View map to Cairns Marlin Marina

Boarding commences at 7:30 am for check-in, directly on the vessel ‘Reef Experience.’

Arrive back to Cairns Marina at approximately 4:30 pm

Important Information



Scuba diving Information

We have a passion for showing you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia, has the strictest scuba diving rules globally and the safest scuba diving record.   We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and must comply with all regulations.

We recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire.

Some medical conditions, age, and medications may prevent you from scuba diving.

It is always our mission to provide the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Reef Experience Medical Questionnaire

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please get in touch with our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us.

Alternatively, you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

After scuba diving, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive for a single no decompression scuba dive.

For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive.
If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning, you must wait 24 hours after your dive.
We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible.

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