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Frankland Islands Cruise & Dive

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
Frankland Islands Cruise $179.00 $109.00 N/A $487.00 $7.00
Frankland Islands Cruise + Intro Dive $245.00 $245.00 N/A N/A N/A
Frankland Islands Cruise + Cert Dive $230.00 $230.00 N/A N/A N/A

Extras:

Bus Transfers to/from Cairns - $18 per adult and per child.

Bus Transfers to/from Northern Beaches - $22 per adult and per child.

Optional activities are additional to cruise price:

Children: Aged 4-14 years.

Family Rate: 2 adults and 2 children

Rates valid until 31st March 2019.

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.

APRIL SPECIALS:

* Free Cairns hotel bus transfers and free kayak or paddle board hire

You can be part of a select few when you cruise in our new catamaran to this group of uninhabited and undeveloped island south of Cairns. Snorkel, dive and explore the island with our friendly crew and no more than 100 other guests. Experience Cairns' best-kept secret - you won't be disappointed!

Includes:

  • A maximum group of only 100 passengers
  • Snorkelling equipment provided
  • Guided snorkel tour 
  • Mulgrave River Cruise with commentary
  • Tropical lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea

Check in: 8.00am-8.15am Deeral Departs Deeral: 8.30am Returns Deeral: 5.00pm

Departs Deeral (approx 40 minute drive South of Cairns City) - Bus transfers are an additional $18pp from cairns and $22pp Northern Beaches and are payable onboard - must be pre-booked.

The Cruise: The Frankland Islands are a short open water cruise from the mainland. Your day begins and finishes with a gentle 25 minute cruise along the Mulgrave River. An interesting commentary provides an insight into the river environment and significant local features.

The Islands: The Frankland Islands area unique Great Barrier Reef experience. Our daily destination, Normanby Island, offers a comprehensive reef system with an island displaying the features of a coral cay and a continental island.

The Reef: Snorkelling and reef viewing are easily accessed from the beach. Our guided snorkelling trails offer a simple and comprehensive introduction to the reef and provide and an excellent opportunity to observe this diverse marine environment.

The Lunch: Our delicious lunch includes a selection from the barbecue, complimented by fresh salads and tropical fruits under the cool shade of our large canopy among the trees.

The Crew: Our dedicated crew will help you enjoy a very special Great Barrier Reef island experience. They will provide personal assistance, information and service to you throughout the day.

The Experience: Because we take no more than 100 people per day, you'll be part of a very small select group to spend up to five hours in our natural paradise. And, you'll leave with memories that will last you a lifetime.

Coral Viewing: Join our Biologists for one of our semi-submersible or glass bottom boat tour (additional fee)

Island Discovery: Enjoy your own leisurely island walk to explore the rainforest, surrounding rock pools and reef-flats. A fully guided one by the marine naturalist on board is at an additional fee.

Scuba Diving: A day at Normanby Island can also offer a fabulous dive experience for either the certified diver or the uninitiated adventurer looking forward to an introductory dive with our experienced dive instructor. (Diving must be pre-booked and is an additional cost).

Optional Activities - PLEASE ADVISE AT TIME OF BOOKING IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK ANY OF THESE OPTIONS ACTIVITIES

Introductory Diving - 1st Dive $132 pp

Certified Diving - 1st Dive $99pp

**Diving - Minimum age is 16 years. Diving is subject to medical condtions and we recommend waiting 24 hours before flying after diving.

Advanced Snorkel Tour - $10pp

Guided Island Discovery Tour - $5pp

Glass Bottom Boat or Semi Submersible Tour - $5pp (approximte 30-60 minutes)

Sea-Doo (Underwater scooter) - $70pp - 60 mins use

Stand Up Paddle Board Hire - $15pp

Crystal Clear Sea Kayak Hire - $15pp

Prescription Mask Hire - $15

Wetsuit Hire - $15

Underwater Camera Hire - $35

What to bring: Hat, 15+ sunscreen, comfortable shoes for beach-combing, swimmers and a towel. You will transferred from our boat to the island by dinghy so footwear may get wet.

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