All about the 2 Day Skydive and Great Barrier Reef Cruise Combo

Jump out of a plane one day and take to the sea to visit the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns the next. Life doesn't get much better!

Come and enjoy it with this combo of activities. Sailing catamaran to the reef and then Skydive over the Great Barrier Reef. What a way to see the Great Barrier Reef from two unique angles, from the air, and from underwater.

Or Fast catamaran to the Great Barrier Reef and Skydive on the beach. It's up to you! Please choose which options you would prefer.

Our Sailing Catamaran is a 25-meter sailing vessel made of fiber glass which takes you out to the reef. This boat is made for speed and luxury so world class reefs such as Flynn,Milne, and Norman can all be reached within a day trip. Here you can dive and snorkel with turtles, colourful fish and see an amazing variety of corals. Enjoy a personalised day on the Great Barrier Reef with a friendly crew dedicated to making your trip memorable and a local operator whose environmental credentials and attention to detail have earned many awards including the Australian Tourism Award for Adventure. Sailing on a stylish and fast catamaran to two unique outer reef destinations All Snorkelling equipment including a free guided Snorkel Tour. You can relax on the upper sun deck or the netted deck trampoline at the bow of the boat. An awarded and renowned chef prepared tropical buffet lunch of hot and cold dishes including prawns and fresh tropical fruit. Morning and afternoon tea is also. provided. A highlight of the sailing catamaran is an Eco accredited marine naturalist on board who provides presentations on coral fish and life.

Our Fast Catamaran option offers you the opportunity to spend a full day on the magnificent Great Barrier Reef with unlimited snorkeling and/or the chance to do two SCUBA dives per day (optional extra cost). Visit two stunning Great Barrier reef locations with all equipment included. Our professional and friendly crew will ensure that you have a fantastic day on the reef. We offer a full Tropical Buffet Lunch with something for everyone, including a variety of salads, cold meats and fruits. Complimentary tea, coffee and chilled water are available throughout the day as well as snacks, soft and alcoholic beverages for an additional cost. Heading to two different reef locations either Norman, Saxon or Hastings Reef there is plenty of snorkeling options during the day.

Plus a 14,000ft Skydiving, choose between jumping from Cairns or Mission Beach. Tandem skydive from Australia's highest altitude of up to 14000ft over the most spectacular beach and Great Barrier Reef.

2 Day Skydive and Great Barrier Reef Cruise Combo
Tour itinerary - 2 Days

  • Day 1 Skydive
    Travel in an air-conditioned bus to the Skydive Training Facility. Your half day excursion will take approximately 3 hours.

    Your Cairns dropzone has a five star rating with showers/toilets, viewing decks, free internet, cinemas to watch your DVD’s and enough facilities (restaurants & bars) to keep everybody entertained.

    Jump masters will take you through what is required for your skydive and safety briefing.

    Enjoy spectacular views of the Great Barrier Reef and World Heritage Tropical Rainforest. Your jump will be in warm tropical conditions. Take the return transfer to your accommodation.
  • Day 2 Great Barrier Reef cruise
    Dive, sail and snorkel the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns. Take a stylish sailing catamaran visiting two unique reefs.

    The 25 metre catamaran sails to two unique locations. Michaelmas Cay provides a rare opportunity to snorkel and dive straight off the beach in protected, calm waters and Paradise Reef is an exclusive mooring just for Passions, so there are no crowds as you snorkel or dive on the outer Great Barrier Reef. Green turtles, manta rays, clown fish, soft and hard corals - you never know what you will come across!

    On board a full briefing on how to snorkel, and there is a free snorkelling tour at Paradise Reef. All introductory scuba divers start from the safety of the boat and dive in a calm, shallow lagoon full of marine life. Certified scuba divers have an amazing range of exclusive reefs to dive. Enjoy a personalised day with a friendly crew. (L)

    Please note the above package does not include accommodation in Cairns and you will need to arrange this yourself or through Real Aussie Adventures.
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Real Aussie Says:
This is a total action packed 2 days! Skydive and snorkel - both bucket list items in Australia. It's the ultimate adventure package for your 2 days in Cairns. Let us know at the time of booking if you prefer the sailing catamaran or fast catamaran- both are an awesome way of seeing the Great Barrier Reef.

2 Day Skydive and Great Barrier Reef Cruise Combo Price information AUD per person



Skydive and sailing catamaran.
Sailing and fast catamaran.
Local fees payable
Local Payment

Departure information


Daily (except 25 December and 01 January) from Cairns, Queensland, Australia


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Important Notes

Things you need to know about this tour
  • Minimum age 12 years.
  • For Skydiving Maximum weight 100kg
  • Under 18 year olds require written parental/guardian consent.
  • Skydiving is operated subject to weather conditions.
  • Activities can be booked in any order however skydiving, hot air ballooning (if booking additionally) or any commercial flight cannot be taken within 24 hours of scuba diving due to risk of decompression sickness.
  • Price does not include scuba diving, only snorkelling. 
  • Please note the above package does not include accommodation in Cairns and you will need to arrange this yourself or through Real Aussie Adventures.
  • Our Terms and Conditions can be found here. We also recommend travel insurance on all our tours. Get a quote here.

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