Great Adventures Reef & Island Cruises
Departing daily from Cairns, Great Adventures operates a range of exciting, ecotourism-based cruises to the Great Barrier Reef and tropical Green Island. Choose from a full or half day tour to the reef and rainforest-clad Green Island, a full day cruise to a spacious activity platform moored permanently at the magnificent Outer Reef, or thrilling dive and snorkel adventures aboard Silverswift. Ensuring visitors have the opportunity to learn about and appreciate the magnificent World Heritage environment of the Great Barrier Reef, all of Great Adventures tours are accredited with Advanced Ecotourism and certified Climate Action Innovator. Great Adventures is part of the multi-award winning Quicksilver Group. Discover Green Island , just 45minutes across the Coral Sea: For a Great Barrier Reef island adventure, tropical Green Island offers the unique opportunity for a combined reef and rainforest experience. On a Great Adventures fast catamaran, you’ll be there in just 45 minutes and with 3 departures daily from Cairns, it’s perfect for a full or half day tour. You can enjoy up to 7 hours on this island paradise and whether you’re up for adventurous activities or island relaxation, you’ll be spoilt for choice. You can explore the island’s lush rainforest, see the reef from the glass bottom boat coral viewing tour, snorkel from the beach or take a refreshing dip in the island swimming pool. The island has well appointed day visitor facilities where you can enjoy a delicious lunch. With an abundance of optional activities, you can scuba dive, take an offshore snorkel excursion, walk underwater with Seawalker helmet diving, kayak, or even take to the sky in a scenic helicopter flight. Silverswift Dive & Snorkel Adventures: Silverswift, a 29 metre luxury catamaran custom-designed for dive and snorkel adventures, is ready to whisk you away to experience three spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef sites. Enjoy 5 hours of aquatic fun for unlimited snorkelling including a guided snorkel tour, and options of up to 3 certified dives and introductory diving. Enjoy a tropical buffet lunch, morning and afternoon teas. With a state-of-the-art ride control system ensuring a super smooth journey, hot freshwater showers, change rooms, air conditioned lounges and a licensed bar, you’ll be travelling in comfort and style.