North Queensland Tropical Getaway

Spend a beautiful day on the Great Barrier Reef, and a day Cooling off in the Atherton Tablelands swimming in Waterfalls while exploring the stunning Atherton Tablelands. This Tropical Getaway package can in any order, and you can also have a days break in between if you wish.

Great Barrier Reef

Reef Experience, Cairns’ only ALL inclusive Great Barrier Reef Cruise. With FREE scuba dive! Two pristine Outer Great Barrier Reef locations are visited daily. Perfect for optimal diving and snorkelling. A luxury high-speed catamaran gets you to the Reef fast. This tour guarantees the most time at each beautiful Great Barrier Reef destination.

Have a great time and visit one of the natural wonders of the world.

Tablelands and Waterfalls Adventure

Jump aboard Gus the Wonder Bus! Uncle Brian will take you in his fun and friendly way on a day of adventures in our natural world.  We’ll visit ancient coastal Rainforests and the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands during this Rainforest and Waterfalls Tour.

We’ll be walking and talking, swimming, rock sliding, singing in waterfalls, floating in a volcanic crater lake. Then an exciting journey home! We look forward to welcoming you into our family and sharing fun times.

Itinerary

REEF

  • 07:30 – Board Reef Experience vessel at the Marlin Jetty, Cairns
  • 08:00 – Departure Marlin Jetty for the trip to the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 08:30 – BBQ Bacon & Egg Rolls served on the way out to the Outer Reef a detailed dive & snorkelling briefing will be given
  • 09:30 – Arrive at our first spectacular reef site, snorkel & dive with thousands of vivid tropical fish, giant clams plus more
  • 10:30 – Glass Bottom Boat tour
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 13:00 – Cruise to our second location to explore forests of coral, large sea fans & black coral trees in its shallow lagoons
  • 15:00 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • 15:30 – Glass of wine, tropical fruits, cheese & biscuits
  • 16:30 – Arrive back in Cairns

Waterfalls

  • The day begins with a visit to the Babinda Boulders. After a delicious morning tea, you take your first walk and swim of the day.
  • From here, your journey on to Josephine Falls. Enjoy a short rainforest walk before sliding down a waterfall.
  • Drive to the beautiful Tablelands and famous Millaa Millaa Falls. Uncle Brian will keep you amused and entertained with tales of adventure!
  • Lunch Falls Tea House selection of cold roast meats, salads and vegetarian meals.
  • Freshly brewed local tea and coffee served with freshly baked cake for dessert.
  • When you get to Millaa Millaa Falls, make your way to beneath the waterfall and SING your heart out! One of the most photographed waterfalls in Australia and has made appearances in many films over the years.
  • Delicious afternoon tea of hot chocolate and muffins follows a swim or stroll around Lake Eacham.
  • Platypus spotting is next. It’s a beautiful moment when you see one.
  • You get to relax by a volcanic crater lake in the evening before the exciting journey home with Uncle Brian.

Included

Great Barrier Reef

  • Unlimited morning and afternoon Snorkeling at 2 Outer Great Barrier Reef Locations
  • Guided Snorkel Tours – Non-swimmer snorkel tours included throughout the day for those who require assistance in the water
  • Buoyancy vests, noodles and Wetsuits are included and available for easy flotation for all passengers
  • Snorkelling equipment and tuition
  • FREE Certified Scuba Dive (licenced)  or Resort Scuba Dive (no-experience necessary) for everyone who is over the age of 12 and medically fit scuba diving. (See Medical Conditions below in  “About Scuba Diving”)
  • Glass bottom boat tours are a great way to witness life beneath the water. (Glass bottom boat tours are weather permitting)
  • The interactive Marine Biology Presentation is a great way to learn about the marine life from our resident, on-board Marine Biologist as you journey to your first reef destination.
  • Breakfast, Bacon and Egg BBQ Rolls, Coffee, Tea and fruit platter
  • Delicious BBQ Lunch with an assortment of fresh salads
  • Cheese and fruit platters, wine or cordial with biscuits served on the return trip to Cairns. (Dietary requirements catered for; e.g., Vegetarian/Gluten-Free, etc.: please advise upon booking. All food is locally sourced and prepared fresh by our onboard chef.)
  • Tea & coffee served while the boat is stationary
  • Water Drinking fountain
  • Bus Transfers Cairns City District area, bus transfers to and from your accommodation to and from the vessel included in your day trip.
  • Sunscreen available onboard
  • Reef tax, fuel levy & national park fees 

WATERFALLS

  • Morning and afternoon drinks and snacks.
  • Delicious home-cooked 2-course lunch. We take our food very seriously, and you will not be disappointed…!
  • Ancient Rainforests.
  • Babinda Boulders – Rainforest, swim in crystal clear mountain water.AMAZING!
  • Experience the beauty of the Atherton Tablelands.
  • Swimming, walking and just relaxing.
  • Milla Milla Falls – Are you ready to swim behind a 30 meter (100 foot) waterfall? If not, let us help take you.
  • Josephine Falls – Stunning three stage rainforest waterfall that has a great swimming hole.
  • Lake Eacham – A volcanic crater lake over 60 meters deep. It was created by under pressure which erupted and left a large crater.
  • Yungaburra – Our last stop is an extraordinary one. We will be looking for a remarkable creature called a Platypus.
  • Friendly, relaxed
  • Pick up & return from/to your Cairns CBD accommodation.

Optional Extras

Great Barrier Reef

  • Great Barrier Reef Marine Biologist guided snorkel tour
  • Underwater digital camera hire
  • Great Barrier Reef souvenirs – T-shirts, hats etc
  • Bar purchases – soft drinks, chocolate, chips, alcohol etc
  • Great Barrier Reef Guided dives for qualified scuba divers
  • Prescription masks
  • Bus transfers from accommodation outside of the Cairns Business Area

What To Bring

Great Barrier Reef

  • Cash for small purchasers – Credit Card available for purchases over $10.00
  • Swimming Clothes, Towel, Sun Cream & Hat
  • Voucher if applicable
  • Proof of certification if you’re a Certified Diver

Waterfalls

  • Sense of fun
  • Sunscreen
  • Raincoat
  • Swimming Gear
  • Walking Shoes/Sandals
  • Towel
  • Change of Warm Clothes

Important Information

Great Barrier Reef

We have a passion for sharing Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.   The Queensland Government Code of Practice regulates us and comply with all regulations, including medical as is the law.

We recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire as some medical conditions, age and medications may prevent you from scuba diving.   It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Reef Experience Medical Questionnaire

We are delighted to help you with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us.

Or you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple scuba dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive. If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive. We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible
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Great Barrier Reef Tour, Reef Experience

All Inclusive Day Tour

Best value outer Great Barrier Reef tour! Snorkel, scuba dive & glass bottom boat the Barrier Reef with Cairns' only all inclusive reef tour! Visit two pristine locations and enjoy up to 6 hours in natures paradise - Reef Experience is our NUMBER 1 day trip in Cairns. An unbeatable outer reef tour...

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Millaa Millaa Falls, Cairns Waterfall tour

Rainforest and Waterfall Tour

Fun, Falls & Forest

Uncle Brian's has been sharing rainforest and waterfall experiences with amazing people for over 21 years. The combination of music, food, world people's and breathtaking natural history has made us who we are. Your driver and Gus the bus are as excited to be on the tour as you will be, they do it because they love showing off their backyard.

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