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 Great Barrier Reef Day Trips
Calypso Charters

Calypso Reef Charters has set itself a class above the rest. With two stylishly modern and custom designed catamarans a new benchmark has been created for Outer Great Barrier Reef cruises in Tropical North Queensland.

Calypso is a family owned and operated company providing daily reef cruises, sailing and private boat charters from the Marina Mirage, Port Douglas to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in Queensland, Australia.

Calypso travels daily to three breathtaking sites on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, with sheltered moorings to visit spectacular reefs and beautiful coral bombies.

A $6.50 per person Environmental Management Charge is payable on check in


Poseidon

Poseidon's high cruising speed takes you to the VERY OUTER EDGE of the Great Barrier Reef, to superb, completely unspoilt reefs at the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs - DEPARTS DAILY at 8:30am returns 4:30pm.
Poseidon caters for Snorkellers, Introductory & Certified Scuba Divers,GUIDED SNORKEL TOURS are offered - small groups, LIMITED PASSENGER NUMBERS with high crew/passenger ratio for personalised service and individual attention, Reef interpretation talk by a Marine Biologist , EASY ACCESS to WATER: 8m wide level duckboard, Spacious air conditioned bar/saloon area, Large sun & covered deck areas, Superb TROPICAL BUFFET LUNCH, morning & afternoon teas, Multilingual staff - assistance in German, French, Italian & Spanish.

A $6.00 per person Environmental Management Charge is payable on check in.


Wavelength
In keeping with our philosophy of low impact tourism, WAVELENGTH takes only a maximum of 30 people on each tour. This is the lowest group number of any Outer Reef operator in Port Douglas, Australia. Our commitment to sharing the unique Great Barrier Reef environment with small groups, allows you to explore this place of incredible beauty and awesome diversity, in a very unique and personalized way. Our professional and attentive crew ensures that each and every passenger’s needs and expectations are met.
Quicksilver Outer-Reef Trips

Travel with Australia's most awarded reef cruise company. With a choice of day trips or extended cruising options, it's the ultimate way to see nature's finest in absolute comfort and style. Quicksilver has become a highly sophisticated company with a fleet of eleven of the most advanced Australian made cruising vessels. Quicksilver Connections has been voted Australia's best tour operator, but we can only take half the credit. Nature provides the reef and we're proud to take you to where the very best of nature's work is found.

Agincourt Ribbon Reef - Daily Outer Reef Cruise ...
For your experience of a lifetime, Quicksilver's friendly crew will take you to a reef at the very edge of Australia's Continental Shelf, to an underwater world that is a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance.

Low Isles - Daily Great Barrier Reef Island Sailing ...
Sailing aboard 'Wavedancer' to the Great Barrier Reef island of your dreams, lying under a palm thatched umbrella, then slipping into the water to drift over coral gardens alive with brilliantly coloured fishes.

An additional $5.50 per person Environmental Management Charge is payable directly on check in.


Silversonic Outer-Reef Trips

Cruise on The Silversonic - the fastest vessel to the reef, you'll enjoy over 5 hours exploring the delights of this underwater world. At Agincourt ribbon reef, you'll have access to exclusive dive and snorkel sites, Visiting 3 different sites so you can choose 3 certified dives 2 introductory dives or 3 different adventure snorkel locations.

With numerous reef locations available, each site offers a new experience, selected for its unique variety of marine life and corals. In between water activities, relax on the expansive sundecks overlooking the Coral Sea.


 Sailing
Wavedancer

Imagine sailing aboard Wavedancer to the Great Barrier Reef island of your dreams, lying under a palm thatched umbrella, then slipping into the water to drift over coral gardens alive with brilliantly coloured fishes... Low Isles

Set like a jewel in a Great Barrier Reef lagoon, Low Isles is an idyllic, unspoilt coral island that appeals to everyone. And why not, when this is everyone’s idea of a secluded tropical paradise! The wide, sandy beach and clear, calm lagoon waters are ideal for swimming, snorkelling and families.

Visitors are limited to protect the reef’s ecology, so you’ll experience this island heaven with a select few. So Relax - the whole of this beautiful, palm fringed island beach is yours to explore and enjoy.


Aquarius Low Isles Port Douglas

Experience the ultimate in luxury sailing and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef with an Aquarius reef cruise from Port Douglas to Low Isles.

Aquarius is a 62ft vessel carrying a maximum of 23 guests on a unique and personalised reef experience daily from Port Douglas.

Guests enjoy swimming and snorkelling amongst spectacular marine life including green turtles, parrotfish and fusiliers in the tranquil waters of the Low Isles lagoon.

For a unique holiday experience in tropical North Queensland, watch the sun setting over the mountains of the Daintree Rainforest while indulging in pure relaxation on an Aquarius Sunset Cruise from Port Douglas.

Departing from Meridien Marina Mirage at 4.45pm, our 1.5 hour sail over the Coral Sea creates a memory that will last a life time.


Sailaway IV, V and VII

SAILAWAY is a Lagoon 500 luxury sailing catamaran that takes limited number of guests from Port Douglas to Low Isles on the Great Barrier Reef Australia. Built by Lagoon in Bordeaux France, Sailaway is the first of Lagoon's new production boats to arrive in Australia. She is also the first large sailing cat to arrive by sea on her own bottom.

Sailaway sail primarily with wind power. All food and produce served on-board is locally sourced.  Our tenders use bio-diesel with low emission 4 stroke outboards, we recycle onboard and use Sani-Loo waste water treatment system. Mandatory Carbon offsetting contribution


 Attractions
Hartley`s Crocodile Adventures

Situated on the magnificent coastal drive between the popular destinations of Palm Cove and Port Douglas. Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is located on the Captain Cook Highway, 40 km north of Cairns and 25 km south of Port Douglas.Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is the best place to see crocodiles and native wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. Set in the foothills of the MacAlister Range, in a World Heritage listed area, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures is home to a range of habitat types including melaleuca wetlands, riverine rainforest and eucalypt woodland.

Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures provides an innovative approach to viewing and interacting with wildlife, enabling visitors to become immersed in a natural environment with safety. A series of timber boardwalks provide elevated viewing of wildlife as visitors journey through a range of natural habitats.

 


Skyrail Rainforest Cableway

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Cairns Australia, is a world first in environmental tourism taking you on an amazing experience over Australia’s World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforest canopy and deep into the forest.

The Skyrail experience, spanning 7.5kms over pristine rainforest, allows you to explore the wonders of an ancient tropical rainforest and learn about one of the most botanically fascinating and diverse areas on earth.


Wildlife Habitat

The award-winning Wildlife Habitat is Australia’s leading environmental Wildlife experience, providing visitors with a chance to observe up close a huge range of flora and fauna.
Situated at Port Douglas, Tropical North Queensland, Wildlife Habitat was constructed in 1988 on 8 acres (2 hectares) of land that has been recreated to provide a window into our natural environment.
With an Advanced Ecotourism Accreditation, The Wildlife Habitat is committed to conservation via its Wildlife Rescue program, ensuring that injured, orphaned, or sick animals are looked after in a professional and caring manner.
The Wildlife Habitat is a Wildlife immersion exhibit - an open and interactive environment for guests and animals to mingle in a spacious and natural setting. Visitors wander along elevated boardwalks, observing up close a huge range of flora and fauna as birds fly and roam freely.


 Car Hire
Port Douglas Motorbike & Scooter Hire

A great way to explore not only Port Douglas Australia but also the region surrounding it.  The rainforest, beaches, tablelands and of course the village of Port Douglas itself.

Hire a scooter or motorcycle and explore, more fun than a rental car and the freedom to tour wherever.  The latest models of motor bikes & scooters available from PORT DOUGLAS Motor Bike & Scooter Hire.

Only a car licence is required fo 50cc scooters - helmets supplied.

Bike licence is required for all bikes over 50cc - helmets and gloves required.


 Transfers
Exemplar Coaches and Limousines

Heading to Port Douglas or Palm Cove and now working out how best to get from Cairns Airport?   Look no further........

 Exemplar Coaches and Limousines are a boutique transfer company with modern limousines and coaches, managed by friendly and expert staff.  We will exceed your most demanding expectations.

We look forward to welcoming you on board.


 Tours
Tony`s Tropical 4 x 4 Tours

Tony`s Tropical Tours offers the best in luxury day touring to the Daintree Rainforest, Mossman Gorge, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield Falls.

Be guided in the privacy of a small group in a luxury vehicle visiting this world heritage listed area with exclusive Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation locations.

We assure you of an inspiring Daintree Rainforest eco experience, whether you travel as far as Cape Tribulation via Mossman Gorge or venture north to the Bloomfield Falls.


Daintree Discovery Tours

One of the must do trips In Far North Queensland is to visit the exquisite Daintree Rainforest.

Not only is it stunningly beautiful, it is immensely important as a living link back to the Gondwanan times. It is considered as the oldest continual living rainforest on Earth.

Departing from Port Douglas and surrounds, Daintree Discovery Tours gives you the best of both worlds, Daintree Rainforest and Mossman Gorge.


De Luxe Safaris

De Luxe Safari drivers .. your hosts .. have extensive naturalist experience in this amazing area. They ensure you really do enjoy and relax on your VIP safari. Rated as the most successful personalised safari services operating out of Port Douglas, your safari drivers look forward to showing you the rainforest and outback of Australia.

Cape Tribulation, Mossman Gorge and the Daintree National Park.
Operating within the Wet Tropics World Heritage area of the Daintree rainforest, Super Deluxe : a custom built luxury 4WD - offers the ultimate nature based adventure.

Simple the best day tour out of Port Douglas. 


Dragon Lady Port Douglas

Dragon Lady is a locally owned and operated vessel available for share & sole charter all year. She is a 34ft Cairns Custom Craft Game boat, operating out of Port Douglas. Specifically designed and built in Cairns for the purpose of catching and landing the game fish of the Great Barrier Reef. 

Try reef, shark, light tackle game fishing, or, heavy tackle game fishing for the giant Black Marlin. This is the only vessel in the Port Douglas fleet to offer share charters for light and heavy game fishing. 

With a comfortable cruising speed of 20 knots, air conditioning, enclosed head and a comfortable roomy interior a safe and enjoyable day is guaranteed! Steve Adamson, our Skipper, has been fishing these northern waters for the last 25 years.


Fishing On Norseman

The name Norseman is a household name in Port Douglas and with a brand-new vessel they are expanding their reputation and the opportunity to catch quality fish on the Great Barrier Reef.

Norseman is a second generation family-owned business, now in its 23rd year of operation.

2005 saw the launch of the 'new' Norseman, a purpose-designed and custom-made vessel which has revolutionised fishing in the far north due to its high-tech and superior fitout, comfort and speed. 

Norseman specialises in reef fishing for all of the top quality table eating fish found in the Coral Sea, and boasts the well-founded reputation as the best reef fishing charter in the region.  Come and see what even the locals are talking about!


Out N About Fishing

Port Douglas is highly rated as one of Australia's and the world's premiere fishing holiday destinations. The fishing grounds of Port Douglas are exciting and diverse and are unrivalled anywhere else in the world.
Port Douglas is embraced with natural world heritage listings and is nestled amongst the postcard tropical paradise that is Tropical North Queensland, showcasing the exclusive combination of the Great Barrier Reef meeting the Daintree Rainforest.


Reef and Rainforest Connections

Reef and Rainforest Connections is a 100% locally owned and operated, well-established and respected day tour operation, which has been operating day tours out of Port Douglas since 1989.

Our wide range of products include highlights such as Cape Tribulation, Kuranda Scenic Rail, Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, Rainforest Habitat, Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures and Cairns Tropical Zoo. We also have a selection of packages available which combine some of our more popular destinations!

We are dedicated to giving you personalised and professional service – the best of touring and cruising in the tropics! You can be assured of courteous and personal attention, together with renowned Aussie humour and friendliness. We keep it light, but are serious about interpreting our special place. All of our guides have a wide knowledge of flora, fauna, reef biology, history, local geography and geology and will be pleased to share it with you.


 Activities
Raging Thunder

Raging Thunder offers a unique flying conditions which provides us with 98% tour reliability. This statistic is unmatched anywhere in the world within the Ballooning industry. Raging Thunder remains at the forefront of ballooning from our in-house pilot training programs to our state of the art equipment, thus ensuring a high level of service and product quality.

The mood of our trips is informal; the emphasis is on team work and sharing. The pioneering of our tours and equipment, safety procedures, and highly trained adventure guides, have made Raging Thunder Adventures the leaders in Adventure Tourism.


Ballooning Over The Cairns Highlands 

Experience the thrill of a 30 min balloon flight (or two half hour flights over different areas depending on numbers). Let Raging Thunder introduce you to the safe and exciting sport of ballooning, in a spectacular dawn trip which highlights the diverse eco-culture of the Cairns region. As the sun rises your pilots gently lift off and quietly glide the balloons over the panorama of the Cairns Highlands (also known as the Atherton Tablelands). Afterwards you are treated to a wonderful breakfast at our outback venue, before being returned to Kuranda with plenty of time to enjoy other tours in the same day. Includes : - Exhilarating scenic Tablelands balloon flight - Australia`s most experienced balloon pilots - Delicious hot and cold Aussie breakfast with champagne and juices, served in our exclusive bush restaurant only a short distance from the balloon landing site - Friendly helpful crew - Flight certificate - Cross Country Balloon chase - Have fun helping pack up our giant balloons - Optional Extra`s: Same day photos & merchandise - Departs Cairns daily 5.00am (returns approx 10.00am) IN FLIGHT DIGITAL PHOTOS - Remember your balloon flight forever, with an 8x6 inch quality photograph, taken while you are high above the ground!! Best of all these photo lab quality prints are produced during breakfast, so you can take them with you, or mail them to family and friends .. a must have souvenir!! The minimum age for our junior flyers is 4 years old.

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30 Minute Scenic Flight - Drive your own car to the Mareeba Heritage Museam (Adult) AUD$ 210.00
30 Minute Scenic Flight - Drive your own car to the Mareeba Heritage Museam (Child) AUD$ 135.00
30 Minute Scenic Flight - Bus Pickup from Northern Beaches - Palm Cove, Kewarra, Yorkeys Knob, Holloways or Machans Beach accommodation(Adult) AUD$ 235.00
30 Minute Scenic Flight - Bus Pickup from Northern Beaches - Palm Cove, Kewarra, Yorkeys Knob, Holloways or Machans Beach accommodation(Child) AUD$ 160.00
30 Minute Scenic Flight - Cairns - Bus Pickup from Cairns accommodation(Adult) AUD$ 235.00
30 Minute Scenic Flight - Cairns - Bus Pickup from Cairns accommodation(Child) AUD$ 160.00
Adult 30 minute flight (self drive to Cairns) $AUD 165.00
Adult 30 minute flight, ex Port Douglas $AUD 185.00
Child (4-14 yrs) 30 minute flight, (self drive to Cairns) $AUD 90.00
Child (4-14 yrs) 30 minute flight, ex Port Douglas $AUD 90.00
Child (4-14 yrs) 60 minute flight, ex Port Douglas $AUD 150.00
Tully Full Day White Water Rafting 

The Tully River is situated in stunning World Heritage Listed rainforest and offers an awesome day out rafting grade 3-4 rapids over 5 hours. Enjoy a well earned barbeque lunch alongside the river bank. Expect the need to hold on at times on these moderate technical rapids, however no experience is necessary, most of your fellow rafters will never have rafted before. A sense of adventure is a must! What You Get - Approximately 5 hours of white water rafting - Guaranteed water levels all year round - BBQ lunch beside the river - Exclusive Raging Thunder Cafe - All tuition - no experience necessary - Optional Extra's: Photos and merchandise available for purchase same day - Departs Cairns & Northern Beaches Daily 7.00am (returns approx 6.30pm) - Departs Mission Beach Daily 8.00am (returns 5.00pm) NOTES : - Bring ticket, lace-up shoes or reef / teva sandals, swimming costume, change of clothes, towel, sunscreen, money for souvenirs.

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Adult $AUD 299.00
Adult - full day Tully River Rafting (ex Cairns) AUD$ 199.00
Adult - full day Tully River Rafting (ex Mission Beach & Tully ) AUD$ 189.00
Adult - full day Tully River Rafting (Mission Beach) $AUD 145.00
Tully River Raft + Bungy 
Shoot yourself full of adrenalin as you raft and jump in this AWESOME adventure package. You definately shouldn't miss the thrill of White Water Rafting & Bungy Jumping on your visit to North Queensland. DAY 1 Full Day White Water Rafting on the mighty Tully River, 44 rapids Voted Australia's No#1 rafting trip, the Tully River & its 44 rapids provide more than enough excitement to satisfy your thirst for adventure! Departing daily, travelling to the upper gorge of the Tully River in our air-conditioned, video equipped coach. Our Rescue 3 trained guides will offer you all the tuition needed to enjoy up to 5 hours of rafting. Includes a BBQ lunch on the banks of the river and a chance to take in some spectacular scenery. DAY 2 Choice of morning or afternoon Bungy Jump, with transfers from your accommodation. The Ultimate Bungy Experience in the worlds most natural playground situated 15 kms north of Cairns. The 50 metre tower spans a natural lake and showcases magnificent views of the Great Barrier Reef. Plus we give you a Offical Jump T-shirt to remember your day. What You Get TULLY RAFTING - Approximately 5 hours of white water rafting - BBQ Lunch - Exclusive Raging Thunder Cafe - Rescue 3 trained guides - All tuition provided with no experience necessary - Accommodation transfers - Merchandise available for purchase BUNGY - AJ Hackett Bungy Jump - Awesome reef and rainforest views - Souvenir T-Shirt Additional Information - Minimum age: 13 years - Bring ticket, lace-up shoes or reef / teva sandals, swimming costume, change of clothes, towel, sunscreen, money for souvenirs.
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Adult - balloon+one way helicopter $AUD 550.00
Adult - balloon+two way helicopter $AUD 650.00
Child (4-14 yrs)- Balloon + one way helicopter $AUD 455.00
Child (4-14 yrs)- Balloon + two way helicopter $AUD 555.00
number of Adults AUD$ 263.00
Xtreme Tully Rafting 

Xtreme Rafting operates on the Tully River, specifically designed for those seeking small and intimate group sizes. Travelling with our senior guides, negotiate your way down the river with a small flotilla of rafts with time to experience body surfing, rock jumping and rapid swims. Xtreme hits the river first, giving you the Tully at its absolute best. Xtreme rafting, where the group size is small and the action is large! Includes : - Guaranteed small groups - Highly experienced senior guides - Longest trip on the Tully River - BBQ lunch and afternoon snack - Body surfing, rock jumping, rapid swimming and raft surfing - Guaranteed water levels all year round - All tuition with no experience necessary - Departs Cairns & Northern Beaches Daily 7.00am (returns approx 6.30pm) - Departs Mission Beach Daily 8.00am (returns 5.00pm)

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Person from Cairns AUD$ 235.00
Person from Beach & Tully AUD$ 225.00
Person from Northern Beaches AUD$ 235.00
Person (Self Drive to Mission Beach pick up) $AUD 175.00
Barron River Half Day 

For an action packed afternoon of fun and adventure, try rafting on the thrilling Barron River. Located only 20 minutes from Cairns you'll have plenty of time to enjoy other activities on the same day. The rapids on the Barron River are of grade 2-3 which means they are simple technical rapids with a need to manoeuvre the raft, which results in great rafting for first timers. Please use this as a guide when choosing your level of adrenaline rush, but remember that experience is NOT necessary; in fact most of our clients have never been rafting before. What You Get - Approximately 2 hours of white water rafting - Guaranteed water levels all year round - All tuition with no experience necessary - Optional Extra's: Photos & merchandise available for purchase same day - Departs Cairns Daily 14:15pm (returns approx 18:00pm) NOTES: - Bring ticket, lace-up shoes or reef / teva sandals, swimming costume, change of clothes, towel, sunscreen, money for souvenirs Additional Information - Minimum age: 13 years - Rafting is not suitable for anyone who is pregnant.

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Person from Cairns UD$ 108.00
Person from Northern Beaches AUD$ 108.00
Person (Mission Beach) $AUD 118.00