Australia Dreamtime Cruises Island Hopping Day Tour from Cairns

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Step back into the Great Barrier Reef's Dreamtime with Indigenous sea rangers on a day tour to two spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef sites. This is a unique reef educational Great Barrier Reef experience incorporating the world's oldest living culture and the stories Traditional Owners have passed down over tens of thousands of years.

  • Experience the charm of the Great Barrier Reef on the Dreamtime cruise
  • Explore the charm of two different islands in one trip
  • Have an in-depth understanding of local culture and ecosystem from your tour guide
  • Enjoy a wide variety of water activities or do nothing as you wish


Product Info

Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel is a unique Great Barrier Reef experience incorporating the world's oldest living culture and some of Australia's most amazing marine life. Traditional Owners have passed down their dream time stories over tens of thousands of years and now we can bring them to you.

Snorkellers and divers will experience two premium outer reef sites. Cruise directly to Moore Reef where you will have the opportunity to explore the underwater world with included snorkelling and glass bottom boat experiences.

After two hours at Moore Reef, cruise to Milln or Flynn Reef for a further three hours of in-water activities - snorkelling and diving, catering for beginners through to certified divers. A relaxing five hours to explore two premium outer reef sites and gain a deeper cultural understanding of this diverse ecosystem.


Package Options

1. Day Tour from Reef Fleet Terminal

  • Please proceed to Reef Fleet Terminal on your own for ticket redemption and boarding

2. Day Tour from Hotels in Cairns City

  • Includes hotel transfer from your hotel in Cairns City to Reef Fleet Terminal

  • Please provide the name and address of your hotel in Cairns when booking and refer to voucher for exact pick-up time



What You Can Expect

  • 07:30
    Check-in inside the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street
  • 08:00
    Board boat and grab your complimentary snorkel & flippers
  • 08:00
    Depart Marlin Jetty Cairns


  • 08:00
    Enjoy morning tea
  • 09:30
    Arrive at Outer Great Barrier Reef and enjoy two pristine coral reefs plus Glass Bottom Boat Tour


  • 12:30
    Enjoy a cold buffet lunch
  • 15:00
    Return snorkel, flippers, life jacket and lycra suits
  • 15:00
    Depart the Reef and enjoy afternoon tea whilst interacting with the Sea Rangers on board


  • 16:30
    Arrive back in Cairns




Purchasing notice

【Covid timetable】

  • Departs* (19 April 2021 - 31 March 2022): Wednesdays, Saturdays

*Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)

  • Departure Time: 09:00 (Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.)
  • Leaves Outer Reef at: 15:30
  • Arrive back in Cairns at approximately: 17:00


  • Snorkeling equipment
  • Guided tour service
  • Indigenous welcome and acknowledgment
  • Two premium outer reef sites
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Marine Biologist presentation
  • Cold buffet lunch
  • Wet and lycra suits
  • Glass bottom boat tour (temporarily unavailable)
  • Hotel transfer (According to your choice)
  • Insurance
  • Other expenses not mentioned


  • In the event of a change in itinerary or cancellation due to traffic, weather, or any other unforeseen circumstances, please contact customer service and a partial refund will be granted

  • Travelers with the following conditions are not recommended for participation:

    Asthma, Epilepsy, High blood pressure, Acrophobia, Cardiac disease, Pregnancy

  • Please wear shoes that are suitable for the moment and comfortable shoes.

  • It is recommended to bring swimwear, towels, sunglasses, hat, and sunscreen products

  • Snorkeling is a very strenuous activity. Please stay alert and check with staff to see if you are fit to go into the water

  • It is advised to carry a small amount of cash or credit card for personal expenses. Please do not carry valuable items. No safe on board and we are not responsible for any loss

  • It is advised to bring your own medicine for seasickness

  • Please arrive promptly at the meeting point as the boat will leave on time and refunds or rescheduling will not be granted to late arrivals

  • Actual itinerary is dependent on weather/transportation conditions

  • Please check voucher for the correct information

  • Please arrive at the ticket office 30 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange for ticket/boarding pass before proceeding to the boarding terminal. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred

  • Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and boarding time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.

  • If you choose transfer included package, please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.

How to Redeem Your Voucher

How to Use Your Voucher

  • Present e-voucher on-site


  • Valid only on selected date(s) and time slot(s)


Location:Cairns, Great Barrier Reef

Address:1 Spence Street, Cairns
How to Get There
● By Car
- Parking is available at the nearby Pier Shopping Complex/Shangri-la hotel, located opposite the Reef Fleet Terminal, approximately 2 minutes walk.
- All day parking is also available near Trinity Wharf, approximately 6 minutes walk.
- Parking fees apply.
● By Public Transport
- Please check the Transport QLD timetables ( for more details to plan your trip.

Cancellation Policy

  • For cancellations made at least 7 day(s) prior to selected date, a cancellation fee of 0% will apply
  • For cancellations made 0 to 6 days prior to selected date, a cancellation fee of 100% will apply