Snorkel, swim and dive on one of the world's greatest natural wonders More Info

*Frankland Islands Tour

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
Frankland Islands Snorkelling Package $199.00 $119.00 N/A $517.00 $20.00
Frankland Islands Adventure Package $229.00 $149.00 N/A $607.00 $20.00
Frankland Islands Cruise + Intro Dive $265.00 $265.00 N/A N/A $20.00
Frankland Islands Cruise + Cert Dive $250.00 $250.00 N/A N/A $20.00

Extras: $20pp reef levy to pay at check in per person.

Bus Transfers to/from Cairns/Northern Beaches included in standard rates.  

Children: Aged 4-14 years. Note on Intro & Cert Dive package children are charged at full adult rate.

Family Rate: 2 adults and 2 children

Rates valid until 31st March 2021.

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.

ALL INCLUSIVE SPECIAL:  $199 ADULT / $115 CHILD / $513 FAMILY RATE

ALL INCLUSIVE SPECIAL + INTRO OR CERT DIVE SPECIAL: $260.00 PER ADULT 

*Includes free Cairns bus transfers, guided island walk, semi-sub OR adventure snorkel, fuel levy and EMC.  

Valid until 31st March 2020.

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****From 1st April 2020 onwards the new prices and inclusions are following:-----

You can be part of a select few when you cruise in our new catamaran to this uninhabited & pristine island south of Cairns.  Snorkel, dive and explore the island with our friendly crew and only 100 guests maximum. Experience Cairns' best-kept secret - you won't be disappointed!

Snorkelling Package Price Includes:

  • A maximum group of only 100 passengers (remember it does not go full daily)
  • All snorkelling equipment including lycra protection suits (summer months only) and flotation aids
  • Tuition on how to use masks, fins and snorkels
  • Mulgrave River Cruise with commentary
  • Tropical lunch served on the island under the shade of the trees
  • Morning and afternoon tea (cake selection) 
  • Tea, coffee and water
  • Marine biologist led island walk with Rock Pool Discovery information
  • Free Cairns CBD and Northern Beaches Transfers (valued at $22pp)
  • Guided snorkel tour from the beach
  • Semi submersible tour

Adventure Package Price Includes:

  • A maximum group of only 100 passengers (remember it does not go full daily)
  • All snorkelling equipment including lycra protection suits (summer months only) and flotation aids
  • Tuition on how to use masks, fins and snorkels
  • Mulgrave River Cruise with commentary
  • Tropical lunch served on the island under the shade of the trees
  • Morning and afternoon tea (cake selection) 
  • Tea, coffee and water
  • Marine biologist led island walk with Rock Pool Discovery infformation
  • Free Cairns CBD and Northern Beaches Transfers (valued at $22pp)
  • Adventure Snorkel Safari (drift snorkel) with experienced guide
  • Free use of kayaks (infatable) and stand up paddle boards

Check in: 8.00am-8.15am Deeral Departs Deeral: 8.30am Returns Deeral: 5.00pm

**Note the time above are subject to change as the inlet is tidal, departure and return times can be earlier or later. 

Departs Deeral (approx 40 minute drive south of Cairns) - self drive map can be emailed with a booking.

Return Transfers from Mission Beach an additional $46 per person

The Cruise: Your day begins and finishes with a gentle 30 minute cruise along the Mulgrave River. An interesting commentary provides an insight into the river environment and significant local features. Her you may have the opporunity to see a local crocodile. Then you will experience a short 30 minute open water crossing from the mouth of the inlet to the Frankland Islands National Parks, to a particular island called Normanby Island.

The Islands: At the island you will experience a unique Great Barrier Reef location that offers a reef system with features of both a coral cay and a continental island. It is the second only known location in the world that has start shaped sand. The only other location is an island in Japan which has been mined to almost extinction. 

The Reef: Snorkelling and reef viewing are easily accessed from the beach. Our guided snorkelling experience offers a simple introduction to the reef & provides an excellent opportunity to observe this diverse marine environment along with the colourful coral.

The Lunch: Our delicious buffet lunch includes a selection of fresh prawns, fresh salads, chicken, ham, bread and tropical fruits. All under the cool shade of our large canopy under the trees.

The Crew: Our dedicated crew will help you enjoy a very special Great Barrier Reef island experience. They will provide personal assistance, information and service to you throughout the day.

The Experience: Because we take no more than 100 people per day, you'll be part of a very small select group to spend up to five hours in our natural paradise. And, you'll leave with memories that will last you a lifetime.

Semi Sub Coral Viewing: Join our Marine Biologist for a semi-submersible tour 

Island Discovery: Enjoy a leisurely island walk to explore the rainforest, surrounding rock pools and reef-flats. Or you can choose a fully guided walk led by the marine naturalist on board at an additional $5pp.

Scuba Diving: A day at Normanby Island can also offer a fabulous dive experience for either the certified diver or the uninitiated adventurer looking forward to an introductory dive with our experienced dive instructor. Diving must be pre-booked and is an additional cost).

Optional Activities - PLEASE ADVISE AT TIME OF BOOKING IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK ANY OF THESE OPTIONS ACTIVITIES

Introductory Diving - 1st Dive $66 pp (when pre-booked) - minimum age is 12 years old

Certified Diving - 1st Dive $51pp (when pre-booked) - minimum age is 10 years old

**Diving is subject to medical condtions and we recommend waiting 24 hours before flying after diving.

Advanced Snorkel Tour - $10pp

Guided Island Discovery Tour - $5pp

Semi Submersible Tour - $5pp 

Sea-Doo (Underwater scooter) - $70pp - 30 mins use

Stand Up Paddle Board Hire - $20pp

Prescription Mask Hire - $15

Wetsuit Hire - $15

Sea Kayak Hire - $20

What to bring: Hat, 15+ sunscreen, comfortable shoes for beach walking, swimmers &towel. You will be transferred from our boat to the island by dinghy so footwear may get wet.




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