Unique Cairns island tour of Frankland Island on the Great Barrier Reef. The adventure begins when you board the boat which cruises along the Mulgrave River up to the mouth of the Coral Sea to see this magnificent Cairns Island.
Your Frankland Island tour guides talk about the importance of the mangrove-fringed banks and the stories of the Yidiniji indigenous Aboriginal people. They also talk about what to expect on your Cairns island tours itinerary.
This Cairns Island tour on the Great Barrier Reef has the shortest open water crossing ride in Queensland to the Frankland Islands and this company is the only tour operator allowed to visit the uninhabited and undeveloped pristine Normanby Island. Self drive from Cairns or book a coach pick up to meet the boat at the departure point in Deeral.
The journey combines a river cruise as well as a reef and Island experience. It is a visual delight to have the backdrop of the mainland all day.
Frankland islands reef cruises visits the largest of the five islands in the group, Normanby island.
They are the only operator who are permitted to visit this location which makes for an exclusive day exploring this Cairns Island on the Great Barrier Reef.
There are no other tours and no crowds at this beautiful island, it's all you and Mother Nature!
This tropical island boasts an abundance of plant and wildlife species, vibrant and colourful rainforest which is met by beautiful, unspoilt beaches and brilliant coral gardens which are home to tropical fish, giant clams and, most notably, green sea turtles; a popular calling card for Frankland Islands Reef Cruises and one which takes pride of place in adorning their logo.
Due to their natural beauty and abundance of flora and fauna, the islands are classified and protected by both National Park as well as the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority.
It truly is a privilege for guests to be able to visit this unique group of Cairns islands.
Self-drive guests will need to make their own way to Deeral, 45 minutes south of Cairns
January - December
Currently operating daily except Wed
9 hours (approx)
Approximately 4 - 4.5 hours on island
All cancellations must be in writing.
Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.
Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.
Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.
Tour Code: 634