OCEAN AND ISLAND CRUISES
The Great Barrier Reef, covering an area of more than 10,000 hectares, is internationally reknowned for being the top location in the world for scuba diving and snorkelling. But if you'd rather appreciate the natural beauty of this area from above the water, there's a cruise for everybody.
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Ocean Free, in Cairns, offers day tours to the Upolu reef, in the Outer Barrier Reef.Ocean Free, Cairns, takes divers to Green Island, in Far North Queensland.OCEAN FREE
Cairns (MAP)
Phone (07) 4050 0550 / Fax (07) 4032 5889

www.oceanfree.com.au

Sail Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef!

Sail to Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef on Ocean Free, a comfortable 16.5m schooner. Snorkel and dive off our exclusive mooring on Pinnacle Reef where the "bommies" - (coral outcrops) come to just 1m under the surface for easy viewing of the abundant sea life and coral gardens! Extremely low guest numbers ensures a personal snorkel and dive experience. Miss the crowds!

Explore Green Island: enjoy an interpretive boardwalk trail through rainforest, walk or relax on the white tropical beach, visit Marineland Melanesia and view crocs (in captivity!), turtles and much more! Be pampered by our attentive crew!

Ocean Rafting in the Whitsunday Islands, includes a visit to famous Whitehaven Beach.One day reef trips.OCEAN RAFTING
Airlie Beach (MAP)
Phone (07) 4946 6848

www.oceanrafting.com.au

The Whitsundays... three days in one!

Multi award winning Ocean Rafting visits the 'Wild Side' of the Whitsunday Islands, the uninhabited islands with beautiful natural scenery brimming with marine, bird and animal life. There are two exciting tour options, the Northern Exposure and Southern Lights. Each Ocean Rafting day offers three days in one, including an exhilarating ride to Whitehaven Beach, pristine snorkelling reefs and guided Whitsunday Island National Parks walks.

Ocean Rafting is the only tour to have direct access to the stunning and iconic Hill Inlet beach, and special snorkel sites at Hook Island and Border Island ensure a memorable underwater experience. The semi rigid inflatable vessels are super fast allowing guests to experience a fun ride, adventure and education amongst the natural beauty of the Whitsundays. 28 passengers at most allows for personal snorkelling lessons and the pleasure of a small group. Ocean Rafting is proud to be Advanced Ecotourism Certified.

Discover the Great Barrier Reef around Townsville, Cairns and Lizard Island aboard Coral Princess Cruises.CORAL PRINCESS CRUISES
Phone 4040 9999 / Fax (07) 4035 5995
Tollfree 1800 079 545

www.coralprincess.com.au

A truly magical and meaningful journey!

Uncover the secrets of the Barrier Reef - an incredible underwater world hides just beneath the water's surface. Whether you experience the reef by glass bottom boat or aboard the ship, it is a mystical world filled with coral, marine life and vibrant tropical fish.

Discover a paradise of remote and uninhabited islands, become a lazy beachcomber or an inquisitive adventurer. The starkness of the remote and unique coral cays will fascinate you. Go snorkelling and coral viewing amongst the brilliant corals and teaming fish life on the fringing reefs of Lizard Island and Pelorus Island (exclusive to Coral Princess Cruises), or linger over the top of the spectacular platform reefs, all abundant with marine life and dancing corals.
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BAREFOOT CRUISES
PO Box 519, Airlie Beach
Phone (07) 4946 1777 / Fax (07) 4946 1668
A boutique cruise company specialising in small group sailing holidays. Cruises range from 1 to 6 nights in duration on a fleet of unique sailing vessels in the Whitsundays.

BIG CAT GREEN ISLAND CRUISES
Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
Phone (07) 4051 0444 / Fax (07) 4051 8896
From its home base in Cairns, Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises operates full day and half day cruises to famous Green Island. Passengers can take part in the many activities available or simply relax on the beach. Glass Bottom Boat coral viewing tours, snorkelling and diving.

CAPTAIN COOK CRUISES
Shop 17 The Conservatory, Abbott Street, Cairns
Phone (07) 4031 4433 / Fax (07) 4031 6983
Captain Cook Cruises offer a seven night cruise to Cape York, a seven night ultimate reef cruise, including Hinchinbrook Island and Cooktown among other destinations, and shorter liveaboard cruises to the areas north and south of Cairns.

GREAT ADVENTURES
Phone (07) 4044 9944 / Fax (07) 4044 9955
With a choice of day trips to beautiful Green Island and the spectacular Great Barrier Reef, Great Adventures departs from Cairns daily at three convenient times. They also offer private charters and a whole array of different activities on the island.

MARCRISTA LUXURY CHARTERS
Marina Mirage, Port Douglas
Mobile 0418 339 753 / Fax (07) 4099 5678
Marcrista offers luxury fully crewed yacht charters cruising the Whitsunday's, Cairns, Port Douglas, Cape Tribulation, Cooktown, Lizard Island, Cape York, The Great Barrier Reef and many more stunning locations throughout Tropical North Queensland.

OCEAN SPIRIT CRUISES
140 Mulgrave Road, PO Box 2140, Cairns
Phone (07) 4031 2920 / Fax (07) 4031 4344
Ocean Spirit Cruises offer a wide range of daily tours to suit everybody. Visit Michaelmas Cay, join a day trip to Upolo Cay and Oyster Reef or enjoy dinner on a luxurious catamaran while cruising on the calm waters of Trinity Inlet.

QUICKSILVER CONNECTIONS
Marina Mirage, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4087 2100 / Fax (07) 4099 5525
Quicksilver is one of Australia's most awarded cruise companies. Departing from Port Douglas, Quicksilver Connections operate day cruises to Agincourt Ribbon Reef, on the Outer Great Barrier Reef as well as to Low Isles.

ISLANDIVE
3 Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach
Phone (07) 4946 4167 / Mobile 0408 339 998
Four vessels to choose with three dive vessels and one luxury sailing catamaran. Experience the wonders of abundant marine life and visit the breath taking Whitehaven Beach.

OZ ADVENTURE SAILING
Level 2/293 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach
Phone: (07) 4940 2000 / Fax: (07) 4948 2352
Oz Adventure Sailing offers you the opportunity to explore both above and below the protected tropical waters of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands, whether you are looking for the ease of a by the cabin charter on a racing yacht, cruising yacht, Tallship or a luxury yacht.

REEF MAGIC CRUISES
Phone (07) 4031 1588 / Fax (07) 4031 3318
With Reef Magic Cruises you will spend up to five full hours at 'MARINE WORLD' on the Outer Barrier Reef. You can dive or snorkel or visit the Semi Sub or underwater observatory. Reef Magic Cruises, based in Cairns, is also available for private charters.

SAILAWAY PORT DOUGLAS
Crn Grant & Macrossan Street, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4099 4772
Sailaway Port Douglas takes guests to Low Isles, a unspoilt coral cay on the Great Barrier Reef. There you can snorkel, swim with green turtles or take a trip on the glass bottom boat. Sailaway also offers a gentle afternoon cruise to enjoy a tropical sunset.

SOUTHERN CROSS SAILING ADVENTURES
Phone (07) 4946 4999
Southern Cross Sailing Adventure offer a wide array of extended cruises and tours from Airlie Beach. Some of the cruises offer you sailing vacations exploring the beautiful Whitsunday Islands and locations such as Whitehaven Beach, Blue Pearl Bay on Hayman Island, Mantaray Bay and Nara Inlet at Hook Island.

STARDANCER SAILING
D1 Marlin Marina, Cains
Phone 0429 123 476
Stardances Sailing is the only charter yatch sailing out of Cairns. They will take you to the Great Barrier Reef, where you can snorkel, fish or just relax. You are invited to take as much or as little part in the sailing or navigation of the vessel as you wish. Daily and overnight cruises.

SUNLOVER CRUISES
Reef Fleet Terminal, Tenancy 3, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
Phone (07) 4050 1333 / Fax (07) 4050 1313
Sunlover Reef Cruises offer daily luxury cruises onboard a modern air-conditioned catamaran to Moore Reef, on the Great Barrier Reef. They also offer combined two day Great Barrier Reef tours with visits to Kuranda or Daintree Rainforest.

SYNERGY REEF SAILING
Wharf Street, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4050 0675 / Fax (07) 4099 5534
Synergy II is a visually exciting, high performance vessel located in Port Douglas. Synergy Reef Sailing offers a daily full day luxury sail and snorkel tour for a maximum of twelve pampered passengers. Synergy is also available for private charter seven days a week.

TONGARRA CRUISES
273 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach
Phone 1800 117 173
Tongarra Cruises run three day two night cruises visiting the Whitsunday Islands from Airlie Beach. Join them for one of their cruises and enjoy Whitehaven Beach, Mantaray Bay, Langford Reef and many other beautiful places.

Discover the Great Barrier Reef with Coral Princess Cruises. Cruises between Cairns, Townsville and Lizard Island.
Cruise with Coral Princess
Sailing around the waters of the Coral Sea is the perfect activity for your vacations in Far North Queensland.
Enjoy a leisurely day cruise or liveaboard in Tropical North Queensland. Whether itīs a cruise around the Whitsunday Islands or a cruise to take you to the Great Barrier Reef, you will enjoy a sensational day in Tropical North Queensland.