Pass through Cairns' World Heritage rainforest and across the Mulgrave River to the Frankland Islands. Try snorkeling or diving, coral viewing from a glass bottom boat or join a guided island tour.
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Pick-up from Select Hotels in Central Cairns
Departure from Cairns
Relish the amazing landscapes and ocean views of Cairns as you make your way to your first destination.
Mulgrave River and Cruise to Frankland Island
Hop on a cruise vessel at the bank of Mulgrave River and enjoy a relaxing sail to Frankland Island across crystal clear waters. Peek into the ocean and see clusters of corals and diverse sea life.
Join in a snorkeling tour of Frankland Island's beautiful blue waters and swim among the colorful marine life. Alternatively, you can view the coral and fish from a glass bottom boat.
Buffet Lunch by the Beach
You may choose to relax on the beach and explore the island yourself, select an optional diving experience (for an additional fee) or participate in the Island Discovery Tour. This tour is guided by marine naturalists who will take you to the island's top attractions.
Drop-off at Select Hotels in Cairns
Children ages 12 and over may participate in the extra diving activities.
Guests participating in optional scuba diving tours MUST note:
Do not drink alcohol within 8 hours of scuba diving.
Guests may not fly within 24 hours of a two-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness.
Guests may not fly within 12 hours of a one-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness.
Guests may not scuba dive if you have any medical issue indicated on the "PADI Medical Statement and Questionnaire". Those with medical issues must consult with a physician and complete the "RSTC Medical Statement and Guidelines for Recreational Scuba Diver's Physical Examination" on their behalf.
Guests with asthma or other respiratory problems are not permitted to participate in this activity.
Guests who are suffering from the ill-effects of the excessive consumption alcohol or are under the influence of alcohol on the day of the activity, are not permitted to participate in this activity.
Guests who are pregnant are not permitted to participate in this activity.
Please call the activity provider the day before to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Snorkeling mask rental is $10 (with a separate insurance deposit of $50 required.)
Please note that there may be times that the river cruise is cancelled due to tide conditions.
Due to the tide conditions, Frankland Cruises departure times may be one hour earlier or later than stated. The exact departure and arrival times will be provided when your reservation is confirmed.
The tour includes a semi-submarine or glass bottom boat ride. For other options, please choose from the add-ons or pay additional activity fees on site.
The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 00:00:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.