Great Barrier Reef Tours Port Douglas: Ultimate Two-Day Adventure Package

Day 1: Explore the Great Barrier Reef with Silversonic

Embark on an extraordinary adventure with our two-day tour package that combines the best of the Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation. Start your journey with Silversonic’s premier reef tour and immerse yourself in the beauty and diversity of one of the world’s most stunning natural wonders.

Morning: Depart for Agincourt Reef. Your adventure begins with a morning departure from Port Douglas aboard Silversonic, a high-speed catamaran designed for comfort and speed. Enjoy a light breakfast on board as you cruise towards the pristine Agincourt Reef, located on the edge of the Continental Shelf.

Snorkeling and Diving

  • Snorkeling: Discover the vibrant coral gardens and marine life with guided snorkeling tours. High-quality equipment is provided to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.
  • Introductory Diving: Perfect for beginners, the introductory dive includes comprehensive training and guided dives.
  • Certified Diving: Experienced divers can explore deeper and more diverse reef sites with the guidance of professional instructors.

Lunch on the Reef Enjoy a gourmet buffet lunch featuring fresh, locally sourced ingredients. Relax on the spacious sun deck or air-conditioned lounges as you take in the stunning views of the reef.

Afternoon: More Reef Exploration After lunch, continue exploring the wonders of the reef with additional snorkeling or diving sessions. Look for sea turtles, reef sharks, and various colourful fish.

Return to Port Douglas As the day concludes, relax on the journey back to Port Douglas, where you’ll have the evening to explore the charming beachside town. Enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants and unwind after an exciting day on the reef.

Day 2: Discover Cape Tribulation and Indigenous Culture

On the second day, embark on a captivating journey to Cape Tribulation, where the world’s oldest tropical rainforests meet the Great Barrier Reef. This full-day tour perfectly blends natural beauty, indigenous culture, and wildlife encounters.

Morning: Scenic Coastal Drive Start your day with a picturesque drive from Cairns to Port Douglas along the stunning coastal route. Take panoramic views of the Coral Sea as you approach the first stop.

Mossman Gorge

  • Welcome to Country Ceremony: Upon arrival at Mossman Gorge, participate in a traditional “Welcome to Country” and Smoke Ceremony led by the Kuku Yalanji people.
  • Cultural Insights: Learn about the rich heritage and customs of the indigenous Rainforest people. Explore the crystal-clear waters of Mossman River and take a refreshing swim in the gorge.

Crossing the Daintree River Continue your journey northward with a ferry crossing over the mighty Daintree River, a gateway to Cape Tribulation. Enjoy lunch amidst the ancient rainforest, surrounded by towering trees and lush vegetation.

Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk

  • Guided Tour: Embark on an expert-guided tour of the Marrdja Botanical Boardwalk. Discover the incredible biodiversity of the rainforest, from low-lying ferns to the towering canopy and mangrove ecosystems.
  • Daintree Ice Cream Co.: If time permits, visit the Daintree Ice Cream Co. for a taste of exotic fruit ice creams made on-site in small artisan-style batches (at additional cost).

Alexandra Lookout Stop at the Alexandra Range Lookout (Walu Wugirriga) for a stunning photo opportunity. Enjoy sweeping views of the Daintree River, its rainforest delta, and the vast expanse of the Coral Sea.

Wildlife River Cruise In the afternoon, embark on a wildlife cruise on the Daintree River. Look out for crocodiles and other fascinating wildlife while learning about the river’s fragile yet impressive ecosystem.

Return to Port Douglas As the day draws to a close, board the bus for the return journey to a brief drive through Port Douglas. Reflect on your two-day adventure and the unforgettable experiences you’ve had.

Book Your Ultimate Two-Day Adventure Today

Experience the best of the Great Barrier Reef and Cape Tribulation with Great Barrier Reef Tours Port Douglas’ Ultimate Two-Day Adventure Package. This tour offers an immersive and unforgettable journey from the vibrant underwater world of Agincourt Reef with Silversonic to the rich cultural and natural wonders of Cape Tribulation.

Contact Us: For more information or to book your tour, visit our Contact Page or call us at +61 7 4037 2700. Our friendly customer service team is here to help you plan the perfect adventure.

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Discover the ultimate adventure with Great Barrier Reef Tours Port Douglas and create memories that will last a lifetime! 🌊🌴🌞

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Highlights

Silversonic Port Douglas

Three spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef locations at the beautiful Agincourt Ribbon Reefs.

Dreamtime Mossman Gorge and Wildlife Tour
  • Mossman Gorge
  • Great Barrier Reef Drive
  • Rainforest Tour
  • Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony
  • Port Douglas

Itinerary

Your day on Silversonic 

 

  • 07:30 – First, Check-in at Quicksilver Reservations Counter.
  • 08:15 – Next, board Silversonic Port Douglas
  • 8:20   – Then enjoy a Complimentary morning tea/breakfast.
  • 08:30 – Depart Port Douglas marina for the Outer Barrier Reef.
  • Along the way, there are certified and introductory dive briefings.
  • 10:15 – Then, arrive at the first Reef location.
  • Next, scuba divers gear up while the snorkellers’ site briefing begins.
  • Then get ready to view the beauty of this natural wonder!
  • 11:30 – Next, Silversonic departs for the second Reef location.
  • Snorkelers site briefing.
  • Noon – Lunch is a tropical hot and cold buffet.
  • 13:40 – Third Great Barrier Reef location
  • 15:00 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • 16:30 – Approximate Arrival time at Port Douglas Marina.
  • 16:55 – Coaches transfer guests back to the accommodation.
Dreamtime and Port Douglas Tour
  • 7:45 am – Pickup from Cairns City Accommodation
  • 8:20 am – Depart Cairns
  • 9:40 am – Pickup from Port Douglas Accommodation
  • Mossman Gorge Visitor Centre
  • Welcome to the Country and Smoke Ceremony
  • Mossman Gorge Guided Walk
  • Free Time to explore
  • 4:00 pm – Depart Mossman Gorge
  • 4:40 pm – Return to Port Douglas Accommodation
  • 6:10 pm – Return to Cairns Accommodation

Included

Silversonic Port Douglas Inclusions

  • Return coach transfer from Port Douglas accommodation
  • Great Barrier Reef Cruise
  • Up to 5 hours at the Outer Great Barrier Reef.
  • Three spectacular Reef sites.
  • Delicious morning tea, including focaccias and muffin cakes onboarding
  • Afternoon tea cakes, cheese and biscuits.
  • Delicious hot and cold tropical buffet lunch.
  • Reef Interpretation.
  • Snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel and fins).
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Snorkel brief at each site.
  • We have qualified lifeguard supervision.
  • Equipment for scuba divers, including wetsuits.
  • Hot freshwater showers.
  • Prescription masks
  • Lycra suits
  • Reef Levy
Included in the Dreamtime Mossman Gorge and Daintree Rainforest
  • Scenic Coastal Drive (Cairns to Port Douglas),
  • Mossman Gorge (indigenous experience),
  • Daintree River (ferry crossing), Rainforest Boardwalk (guided tour),
  • Cape Tribulation (where rainforest meets reef),
  • Wildlife River Cruise (crocodiles and more),
  • Port Douglas(scope it out).

Optional Extras

Additional Costs for Scuba Diving:
Intro Diver – Full Gear 1 dive $76, and 2 dives $154
Certified  Diver with full Gear (1 dive) $60,  2 certified dives   $87.00 and 3 dives $107.00
 

Certified diver with tanks and weights one dive $63, 2 dives $93, and 3 dives $113

Underwater digital cameras are available for hire. 

Professional underwater photo and video services are on board.

What to bring

Silversonic Port Douglas

  • Camera.
  • Swimming costume and towel.
  • Hat, sunscreen and shirt.
  • Certification Card for Certified Divers.
  • Cash/credit card for drinks and snacks, photos and additional dives.

Mossman Gorge and Daintree Rainforest tour

All you need to bring is a smile on your face and a thirst for adventure! Remember to pack a small day bag containing your ticket, swimwear, a towel, your camera to capture those memorable moments, comfortable walking shoes for exploring, insect repellent to keep those pesky bugs at bay, sunscreen for protection under the sun, and some money for drinks and snacks.

With this spirit of exploration and preparedness, you’re all set to embark on an incredible journey and make the most of your adventure. Enjoy every moment!

How to get there

This tour departs from the Port Douglas Marina.

First, check inside the Port Douglas Marina at Quicksilver’s reservations desk.

Coach Transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Silky Oaks are available for $34 per person.

Self Drivers, there is plenty of free parking at the Port Douglas Marina.

How to get to Dreamtime Mossman Gorge and Wildlife Tour

Courtesy Transfers are included in your tour. Please advise at the time of booking where you will be staying.

With this in mind, if you are staying at Yorkeys Knob, Machans Beach or Holloways Beach, you will need to make your way to the Smithfield Skyrail Station to meet your pickup.

Important Information

Silversonic Port Douglas

Important Information for Scuba Diving with Silversnnic Port Douglas

We have a passion for showing you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland has strict scuba diving rules and the safest scuba diving record.

The Queensland Government Code of Practice regulates us and complies with all regulations, including dive medical, as is the law.

We recommend passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire to make sure they can scuba dive.

Medical Questionnaire

We will be delighted to assist with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email [email protected].

Or you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms’ AS.4005.1.

Flying after Scuba Diving

After scuba diving, do not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a single scuba dive.

You should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive for multiple dives.

If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning,  wait 24 hours after your dive.

We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible.

 

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Join your Guide on one of the boardwalks through the Rainforest.

Cape Tribulation Tour and Indigenous Experience

Cape Tribulation Tour

Indigenous Experience and Cape Tribulation Tour

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