1 Day Passions of Paradise Sailing Adventure from  Cairns

Adults from $195

Drones are not allowed on this tour.

Sail to two gorgeous Great Barrier Reef locations, dive and snorkel with beautiful marine animals and enjoy a tropical buffet lunch.

Jump aboard a beautiful catamaran to sail to the Great Barrier Reef where you will snorkel, dive, feast on a delectable meal and learn more about the reef from marine experts.

  • Full-day tour to the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkel and dive at two beautiful reef sites
  • Splurge on a tropical buffet lunch
  • Learn more about the reef from marine experts

Board the Passions catamaran at Cairns and cruise to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most beautiful natural wonders. Anchor at an expertly selected reef site where you can don your snorkel or dive gear and plunge into the depths of the vast marine ecosystem to discover thousands of fish, molluscs, corals and even turtles. Or, accompany your friendly crew for an informative guided snorkel tour.

Onboard, help yourself to a lavish tropical buffet, prepared by an expert chef, which includes succulent prawns and fresh fruits.

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Departures: Daily

  Start Finish Duration
1 Day Passions of Paradise Outer Barrier Reef Sailing Advent 8:00am 5:00pm 9 Hours


Pricing below includes Reef Levy of $20 per person (Payment on board)

Ticket Details Price
Adults Pricing for travel on or before 31 March 2019 $189
NEW Pricing for travel from 1 April 2019 $195
Children (4-14 yrs) Pricing for travel on or before 31 March 2019 $125
NEW Pricing for travel from 1 April 2019 $130
Family (2+2) $559
Infants (0-3) Free


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

Wet-suit/Stinger-suit Hire Hire of a Wetsuit (during winter months) $8pp
Scuba Dive Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive 1 Dive: $70pp, 2 Dives: $115pp
Gear Hire Prescription Mask Hire $10pp
Underwater Camera Hire Hire of an Underwater Camera and 8GB SD Card $60pp
Hotel Transfers Hotel Pickup/Dropoff $18pp Cairns City, $25pp Northern Beaches/Outer Suburbs



Group Size: 80ppl max


  • Sailing on a stylish and fast catamaran to two unique outer reef destinations
  • Relax on the upper sun deck or the netted deck trampoline at the bow of the boat
  • All snorkeling equipment including a free guided snorkel tour
  • Morning Tea
  • Tropical buffet lunch of hot and cold dishes including prawns and fresh tropical fruit prepared by onboard Chef
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Meet with our Eco accredited marine naturalist who provide presentations on coral fish and life
  • Experienced Tour Guide
  • Flotation Vest Hire
  • National Park Fees

Rated: 54321 (5.0/5 based on 4 customer reviews)

54321 Awesome, thank you
Gina — 28 September, 2018

54321 Great day with friendly knowledgeable crew. One of the few boats using sails as part of their CO2 reduction. Just wanted more time on second stop.
Steen — 26 February, 2017

54321 The best experience we had! From the beginning to the end, it was awsome. Good explanations, even if you 're not fluent in English, good team, you are not in a rush but you are relaxed, the boat is very nice and confortable. Very good food, beautiful spot with plenty of different fishes, corall etc...Thank you very much for this beautiful day!
Claire & Rémy — 12 September, 2014

54321 Thank you for a nice day out on the reef. As a non swimmer the glass bottom boat tour was a great way for me to see the reef. As a local I will be back for more I am sure. Thank you to all who made a lovely day.
Nancy Morris — 9 September, 2014


The below itinerary can change due to tides and weather.

Day 1

Pickup from Northern Beaches Accommodation

6:15am – 6:45am

(Extra Cost)

Pickup from Cairns Accommodation

6:45am – 7:30am

(Extra Cost)

Checkin at the Reef Fleet Terminal for 8am Departure


Morning Tea

Relax with morning tea, get to know the crew and learn all about our marine eco system.

Arrive at the First Reef Location for the Day


The Outer Barrier Reef is where all the magic happens, book a trip out there today!


Enjoy a relaxing swim in the warm tropical waters!


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

Swim With Turtles

Take a swim with wild turtles!

Glass Bottom Boat

Want to see the Reef and not get wet? Glass Bottom Boats are awesome fun for all ages!

Buffet Lunch

Time for a tropical buffet lunch of hot and cold dishes including fresh prawns and local fruits

Arrive at 2nd amazing outer reef location

Sensational location for diving and snorkeling, home to many angelfish, lionfish and parrotfish.

Afternoon Tea

Served on the return journey

Return to the Reef Fleet Terminal


Dropoff at Cairns Accommodation

5:00pm – 5:45pm

(Extra Cost)

Dropoff at Northern Beaches Accommodation

5:45pm – 6:45pm

(Extra Cost)

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