Great Barrier Reef Frankland Islands Tour

Great Barrier Reef Frankland Islands Tour takes you to an unspoiled, pristine archipelago located about 10km offshore, and 45km south-east of Cairns.

The fringing reefs around the Frankland Islands are a part of the Great Barrier Reef and home to a diverse array of marine life.  You can see these with us, exploring the underwater world on a guided snorkel tour or scuba dive.

You don’t want to get wet?  Then we have a glass-bottom boat and semi-submersible that allows you to be immersed under the water without getting wet!

And don’t forget we are on an island so there is so much to experience on the pristine white sandy beach.  Maybe you would like to join our guided island walk with our marine naturalists.  You can explore the island’s rock pools, see the birdlife and the lush tropical vegetation.

There are no crowds and no rush as we are the only operator permitted to visit this amazing location.

Escape the crowds, and explore the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef!


  • Journey on a fast, modern air-conditioned vessel
  • River Cruise with commentary
  • Free morning and afternoon tea
  • Free guided snorkelling tour (equipment and training included)
  • Delicious tropical lunch on the beach, including prawns
  • Free guide for certified divers

Optional Extras

  • Semi-submersible tour with commentary
  • Guided Island discovery tour
  • Certified or Introductory scuba diving
  • See-do (underwater scooter)
  • Kayak and Stand up paddleboard hire
  • Prescription mask hire
  • Adventure snorkelling safari
  • Shuttle transfer from Cairns city centre available for an additional cost

What to bring

  • towel
  • swimsuit
  • sunglasses
  • hat
  • sunscreen

Important Information

Important Information for Scuba Diving

We have a passion for showing you 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.   We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all regulations, including medical as is the law.

To avoid disappointment on your day of travel, we strongly recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire before booking as some medical conditions, age and/or 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 happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us

Alternatively, 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 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

Bus transfers included as of the 1st of April



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