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2 Day Reef & Rainforest



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The best Cairns tour package and our best seller! Welcome to Tropical North Queensland where the Rainforest meets the Reef – and you have two stunning World Heritage areas to explore. With Down Under Cruise and Dive and Billy Tea Safaris, you can discover both the reef and rainforest with a local company that has been operating for over 30 years!

Over 2 action-packed days, you get to experience the Great Barrier Reef with Down Under Cruise & Dive aboard Evolution, then explore the wonders of Cape Tribulation and the famous Daintree National Park.

Departs: daily - tours do not have to be on consecutive days.

Reef Day Tour:

  • Check-in from 7.15am - 7.45am departure
  • Departs 8am | Returns 4.30pm
  • Optional: add transfers at check out (additional cost)

Rainforest Day Tour:

  • Includes pick up & drop off from your Cairns, Northern Beaches or Port Douglas accommodation. (Times confirmed at time of booking).
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Great Barrier Reef Tour onboard Evolution

Join the best Cairns reef tour, and travel onboard the most luxurious and spacious super-yacht, Evolution, to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for your snorkelling experience. The 35-metre superyacht, Evolution, departs Cairns with a record 5 hours spent exploring 2 spectacular and exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef locations for an adventure-filled day!

In the afternoon you have the option to add additional reef activities. Join us on the Semi-Submersible Tour learning about the reef with our marine biologist or add a scenic helicopter flight over the reef. Finally, you'll cruise back to Cairns while enjoying a free glass of wine and a snack while you reflect on your day on the Great Barrier Reef.​

Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation Tour

Embark on a full-day adventure to the Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation, where the rainforest meets the reef! Sit back and relax in comfort in a custom-built 4WD air-conditioned vehicle while listening to informative and entertaining commentary by your local naturalist guide. Group size is limited for a more personalised experience. 

As one of the only tour operators to travel on the Bloomfield Track, your experience will be like no other. Spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise, learn about the flora, fauna and history of the Daintree on a guided boardwalk tour, take a 4WD ride through a World Heritage-listed rainforest on the rugged Bloomfield Track, enjoy lunch at a local Daintree Rainforest cafe, visit Cape Tribulation Beach and enjoy a homemade Daintree ice-cream on your journey home.

Do the tours need to be on consecutive days?

No, multi-day tours do not need to be consecutive. As we are operating different days for different tours, they may not be able to be consecutive either.

Please choose your first day as the 4WD tour. Once booked, please contact our reservations team by phone 07 4052 8300 or email to book your preferred days of travel for your other tours.


What's included?

Outer Reef Day Tour:

  • Cruise onboard our super-yacht to two unique outer Great Barrier Reef locations 
  • 5 hours reef time at the outer reef
  • Snorkel at 2 unique outer reef locations
  • Snorkelling equipment & floatation devices
  • Free lycra/sun-suit hire
  • Delicious BBQ Lunch including fresh fish, prawns, steak, vegetarian option and a variety of fresh salads. (special dietary catered for - contact reservations prior to travel)
  • Tea & coffee provided
  • Glass of wine and a light snack on return
  • Experienced & professional dive instructors
  • Spacious air-conditioned modern lounges and stylish upper deck to relax in comfort
  • Optional extras (additional cost): add up to 3 dives, scenic helicopter flight and return transfers.

Daintree Rainforest Tour:

  • Return accommodation transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches, and Port Douglas
  • 1HR Daintree River Cruise - see some of the rainforests native birds, snakes & famous crocodiles. Light morning tea of coffee/tea and biscuits provided.
  • Guided Rainforest boardwalk tour with your guide learning about the flora and fauna of the area
  • Spend time at the famous Cape Tribulation Beach - the only place in the world where two World Heritage-listed areas meet!
  • Enjoy lunch at a local cafe
  • Swim in the rainforest at pristine Emmogen Creek
  • Cable Ferry crossing across the mighty Daintree River
  • Stop at the Daintree Ice-cream Company on the way home for an ice-cream. Signature cup included.

What to bring

Reef Cruise:

  • Hat & Sunscreen
  • Spare Clothes
  • Swimmers and a towel
  • Credit Card for any additional items

Rainforest tour:

  • Hat & Sunscreen
  • Comfortable clothing & footwear
  • Water bottle
  • Swimmers and a towel (optional)
  • Credit Card for any additional items


Important information:

Helicopter: 130kg weight restrictions apply for helicopter rides.

Diving: All divers must complete a Queensland Medical Questionnaire onboard. Certified divers must show an internationally recognised scuba card. Minimum age for Introductory divers and dive courses: 12+ years and Certified divers: 10+ years. Please read the important diving safety information prior to booking.

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No experience necessary! Try scuba diving without any previous training or experience! That’s right, if you have never dived before, and have always wished to experience firsthand the beauty of the underwater world you can arrange an Introductory dive with one of our friendly and professional Instructors. ​ Through the PADI Discover Scuba Diving program, you will be taught all the basic skills required to dive down up to 12 metres while accompanied by one of our experienced Instructors. Even people with limited swimming ability can enjoy the thrill of diving the Great Barrier Reef in perfect safety. ​ Requirements Participants must be at least 12 years of age All participants must complete a medical assessment on board to assess their fitness for diving.



Enjoy the spectacular coral formations without getting wet on our semi-submersible tour with commentary and marine life identification cards.



Ride on EVOLUTION to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling, sun bathing and your choice of either an Introductory dive or Certified dive. Then Get high with a 10 minutes scenic helicopter ride from our exclusive helicopter pontoon. 

  • 1 x Full Day Reef Cruise
  • 1 x 10 min Scenic Flight
  • Free hot and cold buffet lunch



On board Evolution, our team of professional photographers will take a series of images throughout the day of each guest, whether they are snorkeling or diving. Images can be viewed and purchased on the return journey to Cairns. The team will assist you. Choose from having select images emailed to you via Air Drop service, or taking a USB stick with all the images of you downloaded.