Cairns cheapest outer barrier reef tours to the Great Barrier Reef vary in price and quality.

Compasss Cruises Cairns

Compass Cruises is  the cheapest outer barrier reef tour from Cairns. At just $115, this snorkelling trip is cheap in price .A full day trip to the Great Barrier Reef for just $115 gives you bang for your buck. Don’t expect a fancy modern boat. This no frills older reef boat goes to two outer reef locations.

Price includes snorkel equipment, lunch, boom netting and reef tax. If you have a budget around $100 (one hundred dollars ) then this reef trip is one to look at.

Sunkist Cairns

Sunkist is the next cheapest outer barrier reef trip from Cairns. Takes only 30 passengers. The cost is only $120 plus $20 reef levies. This very affordable outer barrier reef trip goes to Milln, Briggs, Moore and Thetford reefs. Snorkel equipment, lunch, plus afternoon tea included. Diving is available at extra cost at  $50.

Sea Quest Cairns 

Sea Quest is also a cheap option to the outer barrier reef. At $140 plus $20 taxes its great value for money and affordable. We often have great specials on this boat so always check with us first . There is also diving available and they visit 2 good outer barrier reef locations. Lunch is also included.

Reef Day Tripper Cairns 

The little sail boat Reef Day Tripper goes to Ulopu Cay instead of the outer barrier reef. This is due to constraints of sail time as against motor boats who can get further out to the outer barrier reef systems . Cost for this trip is cheap at just $149 which includes lunch, snorkel equipment and reef tax in the total price. With only 30 persons it’s a great boat to make friends on, especially if you enjoy sailing .

Passion Of Paradise Cairns

Passion of Paradise is also a sail boat but they get out to the outer barrier reef and have a roving permit that includes Norman, Hastings, Flynn and Milln reef. Price$169 plus $20 taxes, includes lunch, snorkel equipment and very friendly crew.

Evolution Down Under Dive 

The Popular Evolution is a sleek new vessel that goes to the outer barrier locations of Saxon, Hastings reef. These are 2 popular outer reef locations. Price $165 plus $20 levies. Popular with the backpackers market, this boat has  a good vibe. We have great savings OFF this reef trip especially when combined with another activity .This company also has the cheapest helicopter flights if you would like to add a heli flight on.

Dreamtime Dive and Snorkle Cairns 

A really interesting boat is Dreamtime Dive and Snorkel, 2 premium quality outer reef locations. We really like the unique educational value this company  provides by employing aboriginal rangers to assist to tell the stories their families have passed down over thousands of years about the reefs you visit . The only barrier reef tour from Cairns with a strong Indigenous connection. The  cost is $182 plus $7 tax per adult. With great children prices & family packages, meaning one child goes free. This is another reef trip worth a second look. With very good reef locations visited makes this a good value option. We often have great specials on Dreamtime so always check first with us for any local deals. We have the nose for deals so give us a call on  07 40557158  or drop in to our local Visitor Information Centre .

These are the cheapest outer barrier reef tours from cairns under $200. There are many boats that start at $200 plus. We also have a wide selection of snorkelling and diving trips that cost more than $200 .These  go to some of the very best  outer barrier reef locations. If you are looking for the best possible snorkelling on the outer barrier reef just contact us for tips and recommendations for additional options.

The Cheapest Cairns outer barrier reef trip from a Cay 

The cheapest cairns outer barrier reef trip from a Cay on the outer barrier reef is from Michaelmas Cay ♥♥.  Ocean Spirit visits beautiful Michaelmas Cay. This amazing outer barrier reef location is a great place to spot turtles. The cay acts as a breakwater and as a result  has beautiful coral gardens.This location  is famous for the giant clams and has a great diversity of marine life. With smaller numbers than the large pontoon boats, free stinger suits, lunch included. The extra bonus is a great semi submersible tour you can go on as many times as you like all  included. This one is a winner of outer barrier reef location. Cost $206 per adult, children half adult price. Save with family rates, second trips discounts and other savings in this amazing snorkelling trip.

Cheapest Cairns outer barrier reef trip from a pontoon.

Cheapest outer barrier reef trip from a pontoon is Reef Magic. Cost $213 per adult. This company has fantastic family and child  rates and the quality of the coral of this location is hard to beat. The free inclusions of underwater observatory, glass bottom boat and semi submersible are extra free bonuses. Ask about reef magic specials, discounts, family and group rates.

Our local Cairns Beaches  Visitor Information Centre has detailed reef maps showing the inner, middle and outer barrier reef systems. We utilize the latest Bureau of meteorology weather forecasts as well as local reports direct from the reef off Cairns to provide the most accurate reporting. Utilize our many years of experience to select the most appropriate cairns outer barrier reef snorkelling trip to suit your budget. The quality of snorkelling locations varies considerably. Not all locations are the same. Knowing which locations have good snorkelling and diving is important. Drop in, phone ⇒ 07 40557158 or call our free whatsapp number +61428170027  or email us for any advice, help and bookings ♥.