1) All inclusive tour

Reef Experience is the only ALL INCLUSIVE day trip out of Cairns – we guarantee no hidden costs! And if that isn’t enough, read on for more of our TOP 10 reasons why R-Ex is BEST!


2) Up to 6 hours at some of the best Reef sites

On our high speed catamaran you’ll get to further, pristine reefs with more time to snorkel, scuba dive and relax!


3) FREE certified or resort dive* included
+ Unlimited snorkelling!

You have the option to go for a free scuba dive AND you’ll receive a Resort Dive Certificate afterwards to remember your experience. (Available for everyone who is over the age of 12 and medically fit to scuba). PLUS Unlimited Snorkelling!

4) The Reef Locations

Two locations are chosen daily from sites across four of the very best Outer Great Barrier Reefs.

Unlike others we don’t visit the same spots everyday. Locations are chosen depending on the conditions and time of year, guaranteeing optimal diving and snorkelling all year round!
For more about our reef locations, click here.

5) Glass bottom boat tour & marine biologist presentation

Learn about life beneath the waves in the marine biology presentation then take a tour on our glass bottom boat, all included in your trip!

6) FREE Shuttle bus to the boat

We’ll pick you up from your accommodation anywhere within the Cairns business area and take you back at the end of the day.
Transfers are also available from accommodation outside of Cairns at an additional cost.


7) The food

We’re the only reef tour to provide a bacon & egg barbecue breakfast roll, a hot and cold buffet lunch, plus wine, cheese & biscuits and an assorted fruit platter for the journey home.

All food is freshly prepared by your on-board chef. You won’t go hungry!

8) Large indoor and outdoor areas

There’s plenty of room in our spacious, air conditioned saloon areas and the huge sun deck has oversized padded loungers to satisfy everyone’s need for relaxation.
For more information about the facilities onboard, see ‘About M.V. Reef Experience’.

9)Friendly and professional crew

We pride ourselves on the high level of care given to each individual guest.

Our experienced and caring team go the extra mile to guarantee that your day runs smoothly and you get the most out of your barrier reef trip.

10) Professional photography service

Professional photographers are on board to capture your first encounter with a sea turtle and maybe even an elusive manta ray! Digital underwater cameras are also available for hire.


* Some medical conditions or medications may prevent you participating in scuba diving activities – see the ‘Important Information‘ page. Minimum age for participating in scuba diving is 12 years.* Glass Bottom Boat Tours are weather permitting.* Please advise of dietary requirements upon booking. Vegetarian options are available.