Let Cairns Tours R Us and Quicksilver’s Catamarans Cruises show you one of the most amazing and beautiful places in the world, The Great Barrier Reef. Cruise out to Ribbon Reef on the out skirts of the Great Barrier reef and join onto our purpose build platform where you can enjoy the amazing coral reef ecosystem which lye’s in wait beneath the water.
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This fragile ecosystem is truly beautiful and is home to thousands of species of tropical fish and various colored coral.
Ribbon reef is unsurpassed for its coral, formations and underwater visibility and there is no better way to see this place than on our Great Barrier reef tours.
Quicksilver provides the facilities for swimmers and non-swimmers to experience this underwater reef world.
Explore the reef from a semi-submersible, an underwater observatory.
Enjoy a snorkel around the surrounding reef or even take a dive down to get closer to this beautiful area.
Note: A fuel surcharge may be applicable and in such cases is payable on departure. Environmental Management Charge of $5 per person is payable on board.
Departs (Cairns): 8:00am
Departs (Port Douglas): 10:00am
Arrives (Cairns): 6:15pm
Arrives (Port Douglas): 4:30pm
1. Can I book over the phone or a day before?
Yes, bookings can be made over the phone at any time by calling us on +61 2 8004-0500 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting +61 2 8004-0500 end_of_the_skype_highlighting. We cannot guarantee that bookings made via E-mail one day before can be processed.
2. When is payment taken for the tours?
Payments can be taken over the web prior to your tour, or payment can be taken by the Coach Captain on the day of your tour when you are on the bus - Cash, Credit Cards or travelers Cheques are all accepted.
3. Where do you pick up from?
We pick up from all City Hotels and other city locations on request, we also pick up from the North and Parramatta regions depending on the tour requested.
4. Is your tour priced in Australian Dollars and does it include GST?
Our tours are all priced in Australian Dollars and includes all taxes and surcharges.
5. Do the busses have air-conditioning?
All our busses are deluxe and have personal control air-conditioning as well as cloth seating, rest assured our busses are always services and exceed all standards and regulations.
6. Are you a licensed tour operator?
Sydney Tours R Us carry all licenses required, we are fully accredited by the Government to carry passengers. Our Accreditation no. is 19275.
7. Please can you explain Child, Concession and Family rates?
Children rates are available for children aged 4 to 12 years of age, if the child is under 4 years and doesn’t take up a seat they will travel for free.
Concessions are available to all pensioners, students with valid student ID and Backpackers with valid ID.
Family rate is valid for two adults and two children, if there are additional people, a discount rate will be offered.
8. What if it rains during a tour?
All of our tours are weather proof and if an activity can not be undertaken due to weather, additional activities will be undertaken. Our tours are weather friendly.
9. How far in advance should I book the tour?
Generally we recommend booking at least a week in advance, however anywhere up to two days before is generally fine for seats. If you need to book the tour the day before, we recommend calling us directly on +61 2 8004 0500.
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