Cairns Boat Tours
Great Barrier Reef, Cairns
Frankland Island Cruises
Full day river, reef & island tours
The Frankland Islands—High, Normanby, Mabel, Round and Russell—lie about 10km offshore from the mouth of the Russell and Mulgrave rivers at Russell Heads, about 45km south-east of Cairns.
Frankland Islands Cruises depart daily from the Deeral landing on the banks of the Mulgrave River to carry day passengers to Normanby Island. The fringing reefs surrounding the Frankland Islands are a great place to enjoy swimming, snorkelling and diving.
Why Choose Frankland Islands Cruises?
The only commercial operator allowed to visit the totally uninhabited Frankland islands
Tour includes a river cruise, reef and island experience
A plethora of water activities including introductory scuba diving, SUPs (Stand Up Paddleboards), Kayaks, See-doos, snorkelling and a semi-submersible coral viewer
Normanby Island is a National Park part coral cay continental island with a healthy and vibrant surrounding coral reef community – perfect for snorkelling, diving or just paddling by the beach
Expert marine biologist on-hand to explain the Frankland Island’s unique ecosystem
The Frankland Island Cruises vessel is fully air-conditioned, modern, spacious and comfortable for people of all ages
One of the quickest tours to the Reef
Passenger safety is our priority; we have plenty of trained and experienced crew members to assist you on your trip
Protection suits are available free of charge