Reef Trip Articles and Blogs

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Diving With Families

Kids will love the Great Barrier Reef, at any age! Cairns has a range of fantastic, family-friendly Reef trips available, departing daily.

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Yongala Diving

The wreck of the SS Yongala is considered to be one of the best wreck dives in the world and arguably a must-see dive if coming to Australia.

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Want to try SCUBA?

If you have never tried SCUBA diving before and you have arrived in Cairns there are a few ways you can see the Great Barrier Reef from underwater.

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Where to go on the Great Barrier Reef?

Want to know the different Reef areas out of Cairns. Inner, Outer Ribbon Reef trips explained. Day and overnight trip activities outlined.

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Minke Whale trips from Cairns

Dwarf Minke whales travel through the Great Barrier Reef each winter, with most sightings occurring during June and July. Check out Minke information and the best trips to chose to encounter these beautiful animals.

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Which trip for me?

A lot of people coming to the Reef for the first time are not sure how experienced they need to be, so hopefully the information here will help. Divers and snorkelers we look at day and over night options. Something for everyone!

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Marine Stingers and Jellyfish

Stinger Season usually starts around late October ending in May. There are a lot of marine stingers and Jellyfish around coastal areas, and at the Reef during this season so here are the facts about what you need to know during the summer months.

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