Escape the crowds for a unique Great Barrier Reef experience. Explore the spectacular Frankland Islands, a completely unspoilt and uninhabited ecosystem with a thriving coral reef community. Enjoy a guided snorkel tour or relax on the nearby white sandy beach - the choice is yours!
Discover one of Cairn's best-kept secrets! Embark on a full day adventure visiting the hidden gem of Frankland Islands, a completely unspoilt and uninhabited ecosystem. Your day begins with a leisurely cruise down the Mulgrave River while listening to fascinating commentary about the local landscape and wildlife. If you're lucky, you may even spot a crocodile catching some sun! Afterwards, you'll board the Turtle Islander vessel for a short 30 minute journey to the Frankland Islands. Learn all about the reef and it's unique inhabitants from an expert marine biologist until it's time to discover the ocean floor for yourself. Enjoy a spectacular guided snorkelling session, suitable for all experience levels, and force yourself out of the water for a delicious tropical buffet lunch. Morning and afternoon tea is also included, with drinks available for purchase from their licenced bar.
Optional extras at additional cost:
Tour leaves Deeral landing at 8:15am and returns around 4:15pm, depending on weather and tidal conditions.
Additional Cost: Fuel Levy $10.00 per person
Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:
Minimum 12 passengers; maximum 100.
If weather conditions are deemed unsafe to travel then the provider will endeavour to arrange an alternate day to travel if possible and at the discretion of management.
Please bring sun protection, swimwear, a towel and enclosed shoes if you wish to walk around the Island.
Bus pick ups are available from Cairns for $20 and Northern Beaches from $22. Fuel Levy to be paid direct is $10.00 per person
This experience takes place between the Mulgrave River and Frankland Islands, located 40 minutes south of Cairns.