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The Great Barrier Reef in Queensland is one of the most family friendly holiday destinations in Australia with tours, attractions and holiday accommodation specifically designed and curated to cater for families with children of all ages and abilities. We also have Great Barrier Reef tours where children travel free! Read our blogs and ask us questions.

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Not Too Keen On The Great Barrier Reef – Says Who?

A multi-level pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef WITH a waterslide...what else can you possibly want?

The Best Ways To See Whitehaven Beach

Some people say that Whitehaven Beach in the Whitsunday Islands on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is the most beautiful place they have ever seen...

Cairns Horse Riding and ATV Quad Biking - Diary Of A Virgin

Man, the things you do for your girl! In saying that I am fortunate enough to have a beautiful gal who grew up in the great Australian outdoors and that means she loves to get me out in the country and show me all the fun things to do...

How long does it take to get from Cairns to the Great Barrier Reef

How long does it take to get to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns? It very well may seem like a simple and easy question to answer, however, there are so many variables that make the answer not quite as straight forward as you may have initially thought.

Exclusive Reef & Island Day On The Great Barrier Reef

This tour is special in so many ways, and is unrivalled to all other reef tours in Far North Queensland. First of all, it has the shortest open water crossing to get to the Great Barrier Reef. Fantastic news for anyone prone to motion sickness. Although this tour is a ‘Reef’ tour, it includes a ‘River Cruise’ on the journey there with Island activities on arrival. And a huge PLUS to guests that like to avoid the crowds, it has one of the lowest passenger capacities of all the island tours with a maximum of 100 guests. The destination is to an uninhabited continental island called Normanby in National Park which is part of the archipelago of Frankland Islands. It is located 10km offshore from the mouth of the Russell and Mulgrave Rivers at Russell Heads, which is approximately 45km South-East of Cairns. The Normanby Island has an abundance of wildlife not only in the water, but also on the island itself. The island is pristine, and has its own rainforest and a fringing reef not far out from its sandy shores. There are also coral gardens located further out from the island for the those that want to explore the deeper waters. 

Great Barrier Reef Tours For Non-Swimmers

If you are scared of the water and the creatures that live there or have never been exposed to an aquatic life in your younger years, but still wish to live out that lifelong dream of seeing the iconic wonders of the world the Great Barrier Reef, then that is okay, we have a tour that will enable you to see the coral reef from above the water and also below the water’s surface without you even getting your hair wet!

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