Looking for a Reef Experience you’ll enjoy just as much as the kids will?
Look no further! Our family day trip package has something for everyone…

Reef Experience’s family day trip package is a reef tour packed with family-friendly activities – plus the chance for Mum and Dad to relax! From Grandparents to toddlers, there’s Great Barrier Reef fun to be had by all.

We will make your family feel comfortable!

With cool, spacious indoor areas and a huge sundeck complete with padded lounge chairs and a view to die for, you can relax and enjoy the journey in comfort.

Snorkel and scuba diving platforms are at water level and provide easy access when you want to go for a swim.

Food options are family-friendly so there’s always something for children to munch, and fruit is served morning and afternoon.

Parents can enjoy a well earned complimentary glass of wine on the way home while children are served fruit punch.


Family-Friendly Activities

Marine Biology presentation

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The Marine Biology talk on the journey to the Great Barrier Reef keeps the kids entertained and teaches them about the amazing marine life they’ll see at the Great Barrier Reef.


Splashing with the crew at the Great Barrier Reef

Snorkelling is an easy activity for all the family to enjoy. We visit shallow snorkelling lagoon areas bursting with colourful tropical fish, turtles and coral.

Children’s life vests and snorkelling noodles are available and there are always friendly, experienced crew members ready to give in-water assistance.

Glass Bottom Boat Ride

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The young and the elderly alike all love a good glass-bottom boat tour! Stay dry and take a commentated glass boat tour with Captain Hack, or be the family photographer and watch everyone else play in the water from the viewing bench on the sun deck.

Scuba Diving

Kids over 12 years can try scuba diving at the reef!

Kids over 12 and adults can try scuba diving in a shallow, safe and easy environment with one of our highly qualified scuba diving instructors.

Fly weightlessly around the reef like superman and see the beautiful marine life. Your kids’ confidence in the water will grow after this amazing experience.

Marine Biology snorkelling tour

Find Nemo
Find Nemo

Go for an educational and interactive guided snorkel tour around the Reef. Our experienced Marine Biologist will show and tell about the Reef all the animals you will see.

Kids can get up close and personal with sea cumbers, find hidden sea stars and watch a giant clamshell close its jaws.
(Note: optional extra)


Our family day tour in an experience your whole family will remember for a long time!


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All Inclusive Day Tour

Best value outer Great Barrier Reef tour! Snorkel, scuba dive & glass bottom boat the Barrier Reef with Cairns' only all inclusive reef tour! Visit two pristine locations and enjoy up to 6 hours in natures paradise - Reef Experience is our NUMBER 1 day trip in Cairns. An unbeatable outer reef tour...



3 Reviews for “Family Day Tour”

  1. Sarah M

    A fantastic day for the entire family. The crew are all knowledgeable, friendly, entertaining and great with kids. The marine biology tour with Alex is a must - saw white tip reef shark! Food was delicious and the reef was spectacular. Recommnd buying the red lens on board for your GoPro.

  2. Paul Epton

    My son and grandchildren had a wonderful time as I did. The staff were cheerful and friendly and the meal was very good. I have told everyone about my trip to the reef with Reef Experience and recommend it to everyone

  3. Mieneke Bron

    The BRON family had an awesome Day on the Reef. We recommend everybody to experience this great event in so great nature with super specialised people. Scuba diving, snorkling, learning, enjoying, food and drinks ... All wonderfull. Thank You!


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