Frankland Islands Tour

This Frankland Islands Tour takes you to an unspoiled, pristine archipelago located about 10km offshore and 45km southeast of Cairns.

Frankland Islands are surrounded by a fringing reef and home to various marine life.  This group of islands are within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.


Next, explore the underwater world on a guided snorkel tour or scuba dive.

You don’t want to get wet?

Then we have a glass-bottom boat and semi-submersible that allows you to view the marine life and coral without getting wet!

There is so much to experience on the pristine white sandy beach.  Next,  join a  guided island walk with our marine naturalists.

Then explore the island’s rock pools, see the birdlife and the lush tropical vegetation.

There are no crowds and no rush. This tour is the only operator permitted to visit Frankland Islands.



  • Sandy Beach
  • Sparking Blue waters
  • Snorkelling
  • Kids treasure hunt


Frankland Islands

Bus transfers start picking up from accommodation houses around 7 am

Then board the vessel at 8:15 am

Once you arrive at the islands you can snorkel, take a guided walk and explore on a kayak or paddleboard.

Next, lunch



  • Journey on a fast, modern air-conditioned vessel
  • River Cruise with commentary
  • Free morning and afternoon tea
  • Free guided snorkelling tour (equipment and training included)
  • Delicious tropical lunch on the beach, including prawns
  • Free guide for certified divers

Optional Extras

  • Semi-submersible tour with commentary
  • Guided Island discovery tour
  • Certified or Introductory scuba diving
  • See-do (underwater scooter)
  • Kayak and Stand up paddleboard hire
  • Prescription mask hire
  • Adventure snorkelling safari
  • Shuttle transfer from Cairns city centre available for an additional cost

What to bring

  • towel
  • swimsuit
  • sunglasses
  • hat
  • sunscreen

Important Information

Frankland Islands important information for scuba divers

Please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.

We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all regulations, including medical as is the law.

To avoid disappointment on your day of travel, we recommend you complete our dive medical questionnaire before booking as some medical conditions, age and/or medications may prevent you from scuba diving.   It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Reef Experience Medical Questionnaire

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us

Alternatively, you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive.
If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive.
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Bus transfers included as of the 1st of April



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86 Aumuller stCairnsQueensland, 4870
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