Best reefs in Cairns City

Check out the top reefs in Cairns City, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Cairns Aquarium
1. Cairns Aquarium
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66 local reviews
163 Abbott St, Cairns City
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
AquariumPoint of interestEstablishment
Lynette
Every day at Cairns Aquarium we provide visitors with guaranteed interaction with some of the rarest and most…
Sandy
"Every day at Cairns Aquarium we provide visitors with guaranteed interaction with some of the rarest and most…
Dream Casa Properties
The Cairns Aquarium has been developed to provide a world class venue for seeing and interacting with the…
1. Cairns Aquarium
1. Cairns Aquarium
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66 local reviews
163 Abbott St, Cairns City
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
Lynette
Lynette
Every day at Cairns Aquarium we provide visitors with guaranteed interaction with some of the rarest and most elusive animals on earth. The…
Sandy
Sandy
"Every day at Cairns Aquarium we provide visitors with guaranteed interaction with some of the rarest and most elusive animals on earth. The…
Dream Casa Properties
Dream Casa Properties
The Cairns Aquarium has been developed to provide a world class venue for seeing and interacting with the incredible plants, animals, and…
2. Reef Magic Cruises
2. Reef Magic Cruises
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52 local reviews
1 Spence St, Cairns
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(07) 4031 1588
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Linda
Just one of the many tour operators that can take you out to the Great Barrier Reef. They have glass bottom…
Linda
Just one of the many tour operators that can take you out to the Great Barrier Reef. They have glass bottom…
Mark
Just one of the many tour operators that can take you out to the Great Barrier Reef. They have glass bottom…
2. Reef Magic Cruises
2. Reef Magic Cruises
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52 local reviews
1 Spence St, Cairns
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
(07) 4031 1588
Linda
Linda
Just one of the many tour operators that can take you out to the Great Barrier Reef. They have glass bottom boats, reef viewing submarines…
Linda
Linda
Just one of the many tour operators that can take you out to the Great Barrier Reef. They have glass bottom boats, reef viewing submarines…
Mark
Mark
Just one of the many tour operators that can take you out to the Great Barrier Reef. They have glass bottom boats, reef viewing submarines…
3. Passions of Paradise
3. Passions of Paradise
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53 local reviews
1 Spence St, Cairns City
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 7 4041 1600
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Nicole
A great company to experience the reef with. They have a sailing/motorised catamaran that visits a few sites…
Kerri
For adventures on the reef seek out this company . Access to the Great Barrier Reef and island destinations is…
Mark
Great tour operators that go out to the Great Barrier Reef Please visit website for bookings and further…
3. Passions of Paradise
3. Passions of Paradise
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53 local reviews
1 Spence St, Cairns City
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+61 7 4041 1600
Nicole
Nicole
A great company to experience the reef with. They have a sailing/motorised catamaran that visits a few sites during the day trip to the reef…
Kerri
Kerri
For adventures on the reef seek out this company . Access to the Great Barrier Reef and island destinations is all there for the taking…
Mark
Mark
Great tour operators that go out to the Great Barrier Reef Please visit website for bookings and further information
4. Fitzroy Island
4. Fitzroy Island
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70 local reviews
Fitzroy Island, Fitzroy Island
Natural featureEstablishment
Luisa
Explore the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour to Fitzroy Island. After arriving…
Mark
If you want to be able to see coral reef and fish, but want to be able to snorkel close to the shore - this is…
Howard & Janine
A quick 45 minute boat ride from Cairns marina and you will find yourself on a tropical island that feels a…
4. Fitzroy Island
4. Fitzroy Island
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70 local reviews
Fitzroy Island, Fitzroy Island
Luisa
Luisa
Explore the natural wonders of the Great Barrier Reef on a full-day tour to Fitzroy Island. After arriving from Cairns on a fast ferry, have…
Mark
Mark
If you want to be able to see coral reef and fish, but want to be able to snorkel close to the shore - this is perfect.They have a turtle…
Howard & Janine
Howard & Janine
A quick 45 minute boat ride from Cairns marina and you will find yourself on a tropical island that feels a lot further away! Plenty of…
5. Cairns Wildlife Dome
5. Cairns Wildlife Dome
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59 local reviews
35-41 Wharf St, Cairns
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(07) 4031 7250
ParkZooEstablishment
Alan
CAIRNS WILDLIFE DOME is a spectacular all-weather wildlife immersion exhibit - and open and interactive…
Linda
Located at 35-41 Wharf St, Cairns, QLD, 4870 Known for ml.gb.tag.Everything Else Entertainment Located at the…
Mark
Located at the top of the Reef Casino is the Dome. You can either do the entry only which gets you up close…
5. Cairns Wildlife Dome
5. Cairns Wildlife Dome
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59 local reviews
35-41 Wharf St, Cairns
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
(07) 4031 7250
Alan
Alan
CAIRNS WILDLIFE DOME is a spectacular all-weather wildlife immersion exhibit - and open and interactive environment for humans and animals…
Linda
Linda
Located at 35-41 Wharf St, Cairns, QLD, 4870 Known for ml.gb.tag.Everything Else Entertainment Located at the top of the Reef Casino is the…
Mark
Mark
Located at the top of the Reef Casino is the Dome. You can either do the entry only which gets you up close with the animals, including a…
6. Seawalker Green Island
6. Seawalker Green Island
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43 local reviews
Seawalker Green Island, Cairns City
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+61 7 4041 7785
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Linda
Walk on the sea floor - perfect for non swimmers. It is easy and simple to do - available at Green Island and…
Linda
Walk on the sea floor - perfect for non swimmers. It is easy and simple to do - available at Green Island and…
Mark
Walk on the sea floor - perfect for non swimmers. It is easy and simple to do - available at Green Island and…
6. Seawalker Green Island
6. Seawalker Green Island
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43 local reviews
Seawalker Green Island, Cairns City
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+61 7 4041 7785
Linda
Linda
Walk on the sea floor - perfect for non swimmers. It is easy and simple to do - available at Green Island and a great way to see the Reef up…
Linda
Linda
Walk on the sea floor - perfect for non swimmers. It is easy and simple to do - available at Green Island and a great way to see the Reef…
Mark
Mark
Walk on the sea floor - perfect for non swimmers. It is easy and simple to do - available at Green Island and a great way to see the Reef up…
7. Down Under Cruise and Dive
7. Down Under Cruise and Dive
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42 local reviews
287 Draper St, Parramatta Park
(07) 4052 8300
Travel agencyPoint of interestEstablishment
Linda
The Reef, The rainforest and everything in between. Downunder Tours can help you with any tours or information…
Linda
The Reef, The rainforest and everything in between. Downunder Tours can help you with any tours or information…
7. Down Under Cruise and Dive
7. Down Under Cruise and Dive
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42 local reviews
287 Draper St, Parramatta Park
(07) 4052 8300
Linda
Linda
The Reef, The rainforest and everything in between. Downunder Tours can help you with any tours or information regarding tours available…
Linda
Linda
The Reef, The rainforest and everything in between. Downunder Tours can help you with any tours or information regarding tours available…
8. Café China at the Reef Casino
8. Café China at the Reef Casino
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43 local reviews
41 Wharf St, Cairns City
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(07) 4041 7077
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Linda
Located at 41 Wharf St, Cairns City, QLD, 4870 Known for Restaurant, Late Nights, Groups, Families Located…
Linda
Located inside the Reef Casino is Cafe China Seafood Restaurant. This has fantastic food and a great…
Mark
Located inside the Reef Casino is Cafe China Seafood Restaurant. This has fantastic food and a great…
8. Café China at the Reef Casino
8. Café China at the Reef Casino
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43 local reviews
41 Wharf St, Cairns City
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(07) 4041 7077
Linda
Linda
Located at 41 Wharf St, Cairns City, QLD, 4870 Known for Restaurant, Late Nights, Groups, Families Located inside the Reef Casino is Cafe…
Linda
Linda
Located inside the Reef Casino is Cafe China Seafood Restaurant. This has fantastic food and a great atmosphere. It has won multiple awards…
Mark
Mark
Located inside the Reef Casino is Cafe China Seafood Restaurant. This has fantastic food and a great atmosphere. It as won multiple awards…
9. Reef Fleet Terminal
9. Reef Fleet Terminal
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27 local reviews
LOT 996 Pier Point Rd, Cairns City
Point of interestEstablishment
Janna
Your one stop shop to book tours out to the great barrier reef. Each company has a front desk in the foyer of…
Elaine
Reef Fleet Terminal is where you get on the boat to head out to visit the glorious Great Barrier Reef. There…
Andrew
This is where boarding passes are picked up on the day of trips to the Great Barrier Reef (GBR). Boats leave…
9. Reef Fleet Terminal
9. Reef Fleet Terminal
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27 local reviews
LOT 996 Pier Point Rd, Cairns City
Janna
Janna
Your one stop shop to book tours out to the great barrier reef. Each company has a front desk in the foyer of the terminal so you'll be…
Elaine
Elaine
Reef Fleet Terminal is where you get on the boat to head out to visit the glorious Great Barrier Reef. There are many tour operators that…
Andrew
Andrew
This is where boarding passes are picked up on the day of trips to the Great Barrier Reef (GBR). Boats leave from the wharf only a few…
10. Cairns City
10. Cairns City
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12 local reviews
Cairns City, Cairns City
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Kerri
This is the terminal you will find all the dive and tourist boats going to the Great Barrier Reef or even the…
Belinda & Patrick
An easy and beautiful stroll to book your boat ticket for your day trip to The Great Barrier Reef and the…
Kevin
This is where all boats leave to go to the reef, also where you can book your tours, it is also a nice walk to…
10. Cairns City
10. Cairns City
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12 local reviews
Cairns City, Cairns City
Kerri
Kerri
This is the terminal you will find all the dive and tourist boats going to the Great Barrier Reef or even the local river cruises. Parking…
Belinda & Patrick
Belinda & Patrick
An easy and beautiful stroll to book your boat ticket for your day trip to The Great Barrier Reef and the Marina nearby where the boats…
Kevin
Kevin
This is where all boats leave to go to the reef, also where you can book your tours, it is also a nice walk to do and have a look a local…
11. AussieWolf Education, Travel, Holiday and Accommodation Agency
11. AussieWolf Education, Travel, Holiday and Accommodation Agency
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10 local reviews
29 Maranoa St, Parramatta Park
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
0416 642 241
Travel agencyLodgingPoint of interest
Anita  Anett & Lada
10 % DISCOUNT FROM ALL THE TRIPS AROUND CAIRNS, KURANDA, CAPE TRIBULATION, DAINTREE AND THE GREAT BARRIER…
11. AussieWolf Education, Travel, Holiday and Accommodation Agency
11. AussieWolf Education, Travel, Holiday and Accommodation Agency
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10 local reviews
29 Maranoa St, Parramatta Park
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
0416 642 241
Anita  Anett & Lada
Anita Anett & Lada
10 % DISCOUNT FROM ALL THE TRIPS AROUND CAIRNS, KURANDA, CAPE TRIBULATION, DAINTREE AND THE GREAT BARRIER REEF. AussieWolf also provides…
12. Green Island
12. Green Island
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15 local reviews
Green Island, Green Island
Natural featureEstablishment
Nicole
Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, just 27km…
Luisa
Green Island is another tropical island paradise, just off Cairns. If you want to visit, Big Cat Green Island…
Georgia
Green Island is a very unique island. It is one of 300 sand cays on the Great Barrier Reef, but it is only one…
12. Green Island
12. Green Island
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15 local reviews
Green Island, Green Island
Nicole
Nicole
Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, just 27km offshore from Cairns, and one…
Luisa
Luisa
Green Island is another tropical island paradise, just off Cairns. If you want to visit, Big Cat Green Island Reef Cruises offers full and…
Georgia
Georgia
Green Island is a very unique island. It is one of 300 sand cays on the Great Barrier Reef, but it is only one with a rainforest. Green…