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Compass Cruises

Compass Cruises are delighted to offer Cairns’ best value trip to the Great Barrier Reef.

The day starts with boarding Compass at 7.45 a.m. at the Marlin jetty in Cairns, then cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef where you’ll spend five full hours visiting two spectacular reef locations, Hastings and Breaking Patches. Come face to face with schools of tropical reef fish and be amazed at the spectacular coral formations.

Compass Cruises offer Glass bottom boat tours with Marine naturalist reef interpretation, snorkelling, scuba diving, swimming or simply relax on the sundeck. Enjoy a delicious tropical buffet lunch as you cruise from Hastings Reef to Breaking Patches and boom netting just for fun.

Complimentary wine, cheese and a selection of tropical fruits are served on the journey back to Cairns.

Touring Options

Compass Cruises

Compass Cruises are delighted to offer Cairns’ best value trip to the Great Barrier Reef.

Activites and Experiences at Compass Cruises

  • Caravan Industry Australia Program
  • Scuba Schools International (SSI)
  • Cruising
  • Scuba-Diving Resort/Intro
  • Snorkelling Guided – Glass bottomed boat – Boomnetting
  • Swimming
  • Marine Animal watching
  • Water-based
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Public toilet
  • Adventure
  • Cruise
  • Diving
  • Environmental
  • Marine
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Reef
  • Soft Adventure
  • Water based
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Backpacking/Unstructured
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Group
  • Single
  • Tourism Tropical North Qld
  • Bankcard
  • Cash
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Visa
  • Commentary
  • Meal Lunch provided.
  • Toilet
  • Cruise Ship
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Helicopter

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Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.