Cairns Eco Reef Cruise

Cairns QLD, Australia

About this trip

Passions of Paradise offer an unforgettable, highly customer focused tour of the Great Barrier Reef to small groups of like minded guests.

PASSIONS III is a modern, comfortable and efficient sailing catamaran which actually sails back from the Reef. 

With a passionate approach to Eco Tourism, Passions of Paradise practice what they preach in being on the forefront of sustainable Reef Tourism and reef education.

Passions of Paradise also assist in real scientific studies and surveys to help the Marine park authorities.


  • Over 4 hours on the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Visit 2 Unique & Exclusive Reef sites
  • Unlimited Snorkelling
  • Guided Snorkel Tours
  • Intro & Cert Diving (extra cost)
  • Interpreted Reef Talks
  • Eco-practices and Passionate & Friendly Crew

Available options

Certified Scuba Dive (max.2 per person)
Intro Scuba Dive (max.1 per person)


Your morning

Following a swift check-in at the Reef Fleet terminal, your eco-adventure begins with tea, coffee, and muffins before setting off in a high-speed catamaran.

Along the way, a crew member will tell you all about your destination, the Great Barrier Reef, and provide the best snorkel techniques and practices.

Before arriving at the reef, your crew will organise all of your snorkelling and diving equipment, and carry out the snorkel and dive briefings.

For snorkelling, access to and from the water is via custom built snorkel platforms at the back of the vessel.

The reef sites are selected for their abundance of marine life and diversity of healthy corals. First time and nervous snorkelers are encouraged to join the Passions of Paradise staff on a guided snorkel excursion.

Introductory dives are available for newcomers to scuba. These are fully guided dives in small groups under the instruction of one of the experienced dive instructors. Certified divers have the opportunity to conduct two dives during the day. All dives are guided in small groups of no more than six, by experienced dive masters.

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