Great Barrier Reef Tours For Non-Swimmers

Christina James on September 26th, 2018

Our Great Barrier Reef tours for non-swimmers will certainly keep you on the hop from boarding a semi-submersible submarine, to joining a glass bottom boat tour, or enjoying a scenic flight on a helicopter or even walking on the oceans floor with a dive helmet on your head.

Who would have thought a non-swimmer could enjoy the Great Barrier Reef in Australia as much as a scuba diver or an avid snorkeller?

What Will You See as a Non-Swimmer?

If you book a combo package tour from Cairns like this Green Island and outer Reef tour which we call our 2 in 1 combo package deal, not only do you save money but you will be also be able to walk around a tropical island, take a ride in a glass bottom boat, enjoy a nice café refreshment, or try some kayaking or other safe in water activities where you will not get wet. 

Then you get to board the outer Great Barrier Reef boat and head out to the floating pontoon that sits on the edge of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

It’s here where you will spend around 3 hours taking in the amazing scenery of one of the 7 wonders of the world.

Your choices of activities to see the coral reef are required to be pre-booked before you arrive in the destination or on the pontoon as there are limited seats for non-swimmers in all the activities as some folks just love to do it all!

We suggest you talk to our Great Barrier Reef holiday specialists about your personal holiday travel plans and we can package some amazing experiences together and ensure you have the holiday of a lifetime her on the east coast of Australia.

Christina James

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This is not a blog, it is a pitch on how good this Great Barrier Reef 2 day 1 night liveaboard dive trip from Cairns is such good value. One of our team members wrote it because she thinks it is such an amazing good value Great Barrier Reef tour, she wanted to write about it and put it on our Barrier Reef Australia blog page. We were not sure it was appropriate to pitch a single tour but we decided on free speech and free opinions so read more if you are inclined, or go to another page now. From our wonderful Great Barrier Reef Tour Specialist Chelsea Are you looking for a good value liveaboard Great Barrier Reef scuba diving adventure from Cairns without the crowds? Do you want the best dive deal money can buy in Cairns? If your answer is yes, then check out what deals we have on offer with our Great Barrier Reef Tour 2 Day 1 Night Sail, Snorkel and Scuba Dive tour! 

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Deepak Jhanwar
Deepak Jhanwar {delta, plural, =1{a month} other{# months}} ago
We are a group of 7 people between 12 and 70 years age and have different interest from not getting wet to snorkeling to introductory diving. Please advise if all of us can do it together in one trip on Dec 22nd.

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