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Frankland Islands
Prices from $159 AUD


The only tour operator licenced to visit the untouched beauty of the Frankland Islands. Also includes a cruise down the Russel River. The vessel takes up to a maximum of 100 passengers which ensures your day on the reef is both service and safety orientated.




  • Maximum of 100 people
  • River cruise, reef and island experience in one tour
  • Only tour to the Frankland Islands
  • Shortest open water crossing
  • Staff to customer ratio is an average of 8:1
  • Protection suits are available free of charge
  • Expert marine biologist onboard

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From 1/04/2018 to 30/11/2018 adultchild
Frankland Islands Full Day Cruise
NOVEMBER SPECIAL - $20 OFF & FREE TRANSFERS - cruise, lunch, snorkelling, lycra suit, guided snorkel tour $159.00$99.00
Children = 4 - 14 years, Infant = 0 - 3 years, Family = 2 adults and 2 children aged 4 - 14
From 1/04/2018 to 31/03/2019 adultchildinfantfamily
Frankland Islands Full Day Cruise cruise, lunch, snorkelling, lycra suit, guided snorkel tour $179.00$109.00$0.00$487.00
+ Introductory Dive one introductory scuba dive - no experience required (minimum age 12 years) $132.00$109.00  
+ Certified Dive one certified scuba dive (minimum age 12 years) $99.00$79.00  
+ Glass Bottom Boat add a glass bottom boat ride to your day $5.00$5.00  
Russel Island Caming Dropoff camping droppoff and pickup at nearby Russel Island (minimum 4 passengers) $230.00   
+ Transfer - Cairns return coach transfers from Cairns $18.00$18.00  
+ Transfer - Northern Beaches return coach transfers - northern beaches $22.00$22.00  
Children = 4 - 14 years, Infant = 0 - 3 years, Family = 2 adults and 2 children aged 4 - 14

Your day begins with a morning cruise along the Mulgrave river. From the mouth of the river our destination on the The Great Barrier Reef is already in sight, making it the shortest open sea crossing in North Queensland. Welcome to Normanby Island, one of the five stunning islands that comprise the Frankland Islands.
The island’s pristine waters are a coral haven for snorkelling and diving. Visitors share the immaculate reef with green sea turtles, tropical fish and giant clams. While leisurely guided island walks take you through rainforests, rock pools and along secluded sandy beaches. You can satisfy your appetite when you dine under a canopy of trees with our tropical buffet lunch including prawns, fresh salads and tropical fruits.



Glass Bottom Boat

Enjoy coral viewing from the Glass Bottom Boat - this is a $5 option on the Full Day Cruise.


Enjoy snorkelling straight from the beach. With the fish and coral close to shore there are no long swims. This is great for children and beginners.


Semi Submarine

Enjoy a great view of the underwater world onboard the semi submersible coral viewing vessel. this is included in the all inclusive package.


Guided Snorkelling Tour

Learn about the reef surrounding the islands. This tour is conducted by a qualified marine biologist. This is included in the all inclusive package.

Kids Club

2 hours of fun, exploration &discovery! In a program specifically designed for Kids includes- Island discovery tour, Professionally supervised Program, Semi Submarine/Glass Bottom Boat, Special Kids Tropical Lunch & Prizes, Gifts & 2 hours of fun.




Guided Island Walk

Enjoy a guided tour of the island. This tour concentrates on the life in and around the shorelines rockpools. This optional activity can be booked onboard for $5.


Scuba Diving

Take this unique opportunity to enjoy the thrill of scuba diving on a beautiful coral island. Introductory diving is safe, fun and easy. And if you are a certified diver then Frankland Islands offers a unique array of coral and marine life to discover and explore. If you have a sense of adventure and want to experience the wonder of the underwater world then book for the dive of your life.  

What to bring?

Just like a day at the Beach:
ie Hat, 15+ Sunscreen, swimmers, towel and comfortable shoes for beachcombing. You will be transferred from our boat to the island by dinghy so footwear may get wet.


Contact Details

07 4057 4312
+61 7 4057 4312

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