Passions of Paradise

from $110 AUD

Outer Barrier Reef Day Trip - Cairns

Passions of Paradise is a sailing catamaran that provides full day tours to Cairns’ outer Great Barrier Reef. Catering to snorkelers, beginner and certified scuba divers, Passions has over 24 moorings across several outer reef sites. Two (2) sites are selected each day, to maximise your experience given the conditions at the time of travel. Departing Cairns daily around 8am (operates every day except for New Years Day), Passions of Paradise provides guests with several hours to enjoy and explore the Great Barrier Reef, before returning to Cairns around 5pm. This day tour has won many tourism awards, including the Australian tourism award for Adventure Tourism. All equipment is included in the tour price, as is morning and afternoon tea and a hot and cold buffet lunch.


  • Day dive trips to Cairns’ outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Sailing catamaran boat, visiting 2 outer reef sites
  • Certified divers can book up to 2 dives (Dive Guides Included)


  • All dive / snorkel equipment
  • Buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea
  • Tea, coffee and chilled water
  • Reef talk presentation

Diving Details
Passions of Paradise is a multi-award winning day tour, which visits the outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns. This sailing catamaran caters to snorkelers and divers all experience levels, including those wanting to try scuba diving for the first time with an introductory dive (no experience necessary). Certified divers will need to show certification cards and can book up to 2 guided dives. Equipment and dive guides are included in the price.



  • Snacks (choc, chips etc)
  • Digital Camera Hire
  • Souvenirs
  • Underwater Photography Services
  • Bar Purchases Bottled water, Coke
  • Extra Charges - Marine Levies, Port Departure taxes and Admin fees $20 per person per day at sea.
  • Air-conditioned return transfers: Cairns city $18pp Northern Beaches $25pp
  • Drinks (Soft drinks, Alcohol


Option Price
Adult $175
Child $110
Family $479
Certified Diving - 1st Dive (Prebooked onboard) $45
Certified Diving - 2nd Dive $45
Introductory Scuba Dive - 1st Dive (Prebooked onboard) $45
Introductory Scuba Dive - 2nd Dive $45

Full Itinerary

Departs: Cairns Marina – 8.00am

Check in – 7.50am Reef Fleet Terminal

Returns: 5.00pm

Passions sail to two unique outer reef locations with a choice of 24 private moorings. Each day we will select the site best suited to the weather conditions to give our guests the best possible experience.

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