1 Day Great Adventures Norman Reef Tour from  Cairns

Adults from $239

Explore Outer Barrier Reef on a high-speed catamaran cruise with snorkelling, reef presentation, and buffet lunch.

This full-day tour takes you on a modern catamaran to Green Island where you can indulge in snorkelling or a glass-bottom boat ride and riding an ATV (All-Terrain Vehicle) at Blazing Saddles.

  • Cruise to Green Island and indulge in snorkelling or riding on a glass-bottom boat
  • Relax on the sun-kissed powdery sands
  • Get basic safety lessons about riding an ATV
  • Enthrall yourself with an ATV ride

Get aboard a modern catamaran and cruise to Green Island, a Marine National Park with pristine beaches and lush tropical forests. Put on your snorkelling gear and get close to the abundant marine life or take a glass-bottom boat tour for a more comfortable experience. You can also swim in the turquoise water or just laze on the white, powdery sands.

On the other half of the tour, you’ll visit Blazing Saddles, a working sugar cane farm. Ride on an ATV on this 18-acre land abundant with a wide range of animals including peacocks, geese and even crocodiles! Quad bikes are easy to run and you’ll be provided instructions by the professionals beforehand.

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Departures: Daily

  Start Finish Duration
Day Tour 10:30am 5:30pm 7 Hours


Ticket Price
Adults $238.50
Children (4-14 yrs) $127.50
Family (2+2) $611.00
Infants (0-3) Free


Book your Extras now so you don't miss out!

Hotel Transfers Cairns City Hotel Transfers $26 Ad, $16 Ch
Hotel Transfers Northern Beaches Hotel Transfers $32 Ad, $17 Ch
Guided Snorkeling Tour Guided Snorkelling Tour $62 Ad, $32 Ch, $156 Family
Scuba Dive Introductory Scuba Dive $164
Scuba Dive Certified Scuba Dive 1 Dive $116; 2 Dives $168
Scenic Helicopter Flight Upgrade to a Cruise Out/Fly Back, Fly Out/Cruise Back, or Fly Out/Fly Back Package Please contact for more information



Group Size: 200ppl max


  • National Park Fees
  • Morning Tea
  • Lunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Snorkeling Gear
  • Semi-Submersible
  • Underwater Viewing Chamber
  • Experienced Tour Guide

Norman Reef Platform

  • Sun Deck with Shaded Areas
  • Swimming and Snorkeling Zones
  • Flotation Aids Available
  • Lifeguard Station
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Eco Reef Talk & Reef Education Presentation
  • Semi-Submersible

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The below itinerary can change due to tides and weather.

Day 1

Checkin at the Reef Fleet Terminal and Board Vessel


Hotel Pickups available for an extra cost

Depart the Reef Fleet Terminal for the Great Barrier Reef Platform travelling via Green Island


Arrive at the Norman Reef Pontoon


*As an alternative the Moore Reef Pontoon may be visited


Snorkel amongst the beautiful corals, fishes, turtles and more, up close and personal.

Join a guided snorkelling tour

(extra cost)


Want to experience a Dive, but not wanting to take the plunge? Try a Semi-Sub! Fun for all ages!

Buffet Lunch served

1:00pm – 2:30pm

Enjoy a delicious buffet lunch on tour!


Enjoy a relaxing swim in the warm tropical waters!

Enjoy a certified or introductory scuba dive

(extra cost)

Underwater Windows

Experience the world underwater while staying dry!

Depart the Reef Pontoon for Cairns, returning via Green Island


Humphead Wrasse, moray eels, giant clams, anemones and living organisms are almost always seen here.

Return to Cairns and Disembark Boat


Hotel dropoff available at an extra cost.

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