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Compass Cruises - Cairns Tours
1800 550 751

Compass Cruises

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FROM: $95

Departure Times

Departs: 7:30am - Daily
Returns: 5:30pm - Daily

Pricing Options

$95 AUD per Person - Child (4 - 11 years) (Between: 31 Mar 2018 and 30 Mar 2020)
$115 AUD per Person - Adult (Between: 31 Mar 2018 and 30 Mar 2020)
$400 AUD per Family - Family (2 adults, 2 children) (Between: 31 Mar 2018 and 30 Mar 2020)

The best value reef trip in Cairns!

Compass Cruises takes you on an amazing adventure where you will enjoy an action-packed day on the Great Barrier Reef, exploring two spectacular snorkelling locations. At such a great price there is no reason to miss out on your Australia Outer Reef experience!

Join Compass Cruises for the best value budget reef adventure in Cairns. Departing from Cairns Marlin Jetty, you will be whisked away to the awe-inspiring and famous Great Barrier Reef, where you will enjoy snorkelling amongst colourful coral reefs and abundant marine life, in two fantastic locations. With the choice of additional activities such as scuba diving and the popular glass bottom boat tour on board, you have the choice of the basic package or tailoring the day to whatever suits you best. Compass Cruises provide an excellent day out on the water for all!

Compass Cruises Features:

  • Two spectacular Reef locations
  • Snorkelling equipment (excluding wetsuit)
  • Scuba diving demonstration
  • 5 hours at the Outer Reef
  • Delicious BBQ lunch
  • Boomnetting - the wild ride!!
  • Helpful & experienced crew
  • Complimentary tea & coffee
  • Wine and cheese on return trip

So if you dont want to miss out on your once in a lifetime opportunity to see the splendour of the Great Barrier Reef, no matter what your budget, book Compass Cruises today!

Sample Itinerary

Compass Cruises visit two unique snorkel and dive locations each day giving you the chance to see a vast array of the abundant fish, coral and marine life inhabiting this famous natural wonder of the world...

Virgin Reef
Virgin Reef is home to an abundance of tropical fish, a large variety of spectacular coral, bronze Whaler Sharks, manta Rays, Giant Clams and Moray Eels.

Breaking Patches
Located off Michaelmas Cay, this great location is renowned for its forest of corals, large sea fans and black coral trees, yielding some 400 species of coral in its shallow lagoon. The Department of Environment and Heritage has granted Compass a special permit to visit this pristine wonder of the Reef.

Long Broomie
Long Broomie is home to schools of Barracudas, Sweetlip, Coral Trout, Red Bass, Lionfish, Moorish Idol and Clown Triggerfish, Green Sea Turtles and Gorgonian Fan Coral.

Hastings Reef
Alive with thousands of vivid tropical fish, this marine park preserve is famous for its Giant Clam Gardens, inquisitive Moray Eels and Huge Cod.

Compass Cruises Optional Extras:

  • Certified or resort scuba diving (no experience necessary): 1 or 2 dives available
  • Guided dives for certified divers
  • Glass bottom boat tours
  • Bus transfers from accommodation, in Cairns
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Prescription mask if required
  • Fully licensed bar serving soft drinks, chocolate, chips, alcohol and souvenirs

BOOK WITH US TODAY! CALL 1800 550 751 OR (07) 4914 2425 IF LOCAL

What To Bring

Please bring your ticket, cash or credit card for on board purchases, suncream, hat, towel, swimwear, warm sweater (for colder months) proof of certification if a certified diver.

What's Included

  • spectacular dive locations
  • Unlimited snorkelling
  • Free Scuba diving demonstration
  • Up to 5 hours at the reef
  • Delicious buffet lunch
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Boomnetting (weather permitting)
  • Wine, cheese & biscuits on return
  • Complimentary tea & coffee
  • Experienced & helpful crew

What's Extra

Certified diving, guided dives, introductory diving, glass bottom boat, bus transfers, wetsuit hire, prescription masks, on board purchases

Terms and Conditions

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA, MASTERCARD and AMEX card purchases.


All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the tour or package. If the tour operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to the departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

Please note it is the responsibility of ALL passengers traveling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of ANY medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

Thank you for booking with Mr Travel. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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