Frankland Islands Reef Cruises

Our exclusive tour includes a rainforest river cruise, snorkeling the Great Barrier Reef, exploring the pristine Frankland Islands, tropical buffet lunch including prawns, morning and afternoon tea. We’re proudly locally owned and family operated.


FRANKLAND ISLANDS REEF CRUISES Exclusive Great Barrier Reef Island Tour – River, Rainforest, Reef

Frankland Islands Reef Cruises is an exclusive Cairns Great Barrier Reef day tour. It commences with a rainforest river cruise, followed by the shortest open water crossing of any of the Cairns day tour boats, to put you right on the Great Barrier Reef. Our destination is the Frankland Islands, a cluster of pristine National Park islands, surrounded by vibrant fringing reefs home to turtles, octopus and many species of marine life, including the ever-popular anemone clownfish, Nemo. You have up to 4.5 hours to explore and enjoy this natural paradise, above and below the water.

A guided snorkel tour and all snorkeling equipment and instruction is included in your tour price, as is a tropical buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Optional activities include an Adventure snorkel safari, Semi-submersible or Glass bottom boat tour, Guided island walk and Introductory or Certified scuba diving. Clear kayaks and Stand up paddle boards as well as Sea-doo scooters are available for hire. We’re the only commercial operator with a permit to visit these pristine, uninhabited islands, so there’s no crowds and plenty of space and time to maximise your Great Barrier Reef experience.

WELCOME ABOARD TURTLE ISLANDER Your ride for the day is our luxury vessel, Turtle Islander

This luxurious, spacious vessel has plenty of airconditioned interior seating and shaded outdoor decks. Capable of carrying 180 guests, Frankland Island Reef Cruises limits day tour numbers to just 100 people, ensuring first class customer service and comfort.

  • Family Owned
  • Locally Operated
  • Luxurious Airconditioned Boat
  • River Cruise
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • National Park Island
  • Amazing Location
  • Customer Service
  • Guided Snorkeling
  • Coach Transfers
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Daily Departures