Frankland Islands Day Tour

Are you are looking for an uninhabited and unspoiled island on The Great Barrier Reef?

Then the Frankland Islands are for you!

The Frankland Islands group is made up of 5 continental islands surrounded by fringing reefs. The group is located 10km offshore from the mouth of the Russell and Mulgrave rivers, 45 KM south of Cairns.

The islands include High, Normanby, Russell, Round and Mabel and are part of one of the Natural Wonders of the World “The Great Barrier Reef”.

Why Choose Frankland Islands?

  • Frankland Islands Cruises are the ONLY tour operator permitted to visit the Frankland Islands
  • Shortest open water crossing to the Great Barrier Reef in FNQ (approximately 30 minutes)
  • No crowds!
  • Marine biologist on board
  • Pristine white sandy beach

What's Included?

  • Journey on a fast, modern air conditioned vessel
  • Spectacular Mulgrave River Cruise
  • Guiding by experienced Marine Interpretation Specialists
  • Free morning and afternoon tea
  • Free guided snorkelling tour (equipment and training included)
  • Free protection suits (seasonal)
  • Delicious tropical lunch on the beach, including prawns
  • Free guide for certified divers

Optional Activities

  • Semi-submersible tour with commentary
  • Guided Island discovery tour
  • Certified or Introductory scuba diving
  • See-do (underwater scooter)
  • Kayak and Stand up paddle board hire
  • Additional Information

  • Departing from Deeral landing (40 mins south of Cairns)
  • Shuttle transfer from Cairns city centre available for an additional cost
  • Check in at 8:15 am for an 8:30 am departure
  • Environmental Management Charge & National Parks Fee – $10 per person PAY ON BOARD
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