Did you know you can still visit the Great Barrier Reef if you’re a non-swimmer or terrified of the ocean and its inhabitants? Do you want to enjoy your trip to the reef but cannot swim? Non-swimmers can enjoy the Great Barrier Reef too – there are all sorts of tour options available in the Great Barrier Reef.
If you want to view what’s beneath, you may do so by boarding a semi-submersible submarine or joining a glass-bottom boat trip. This way, you can enjoy the scenery underwater without the worry of drowning or encountering any sea monsters!
Glass Bottom Boat Tours
If you’re not a swimmer, but you still want to enjoy your time on the Great Barrier Reef tour, there are plenty of activities you can take part in other than swimming. For example, you can tour the area or enjoy your time in the air, which are offered as alternatives to swimming activities.
Non-swimmers can also embark on a sightseeing tour. Have you ever visited Cairns? During this sightseeing tour, you will learn about the gateway to Queensland’s tropical north.
Take a walk along the beautiful Cairns shoreline and view the Flecker Botanical Gardens and St. Monica’s Cathedral, located within the city. Take a short walk through the Lower Barron Gorge National Park after indulging in a tasty Devonshire afternoon tea while admiring the stunning scenery from the Palm Cove jetty.
Take a morning boat ride to Green Island in the Great Barrier Reef marine park, which is on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites. This small-group tour will accommodate a maximum of 20 people.
The city tour of Cairns lasts 5.5 hours. Cairns is home to some of Australia’s most well-known tourist sites, including the beach, the Flecker Botanical Gardens, and St. Monica’s Cathedral, which houses the world’s biggest stained-glass window depicting a peace theme. Enjoy some scones, a hot chocolate or coffee, and a traditional Devonshire tea.
Stroll through Barron Gorge National Park’s bottom region and take in the beautiful views of the park’s jagged mountains, deep canyons, and flowing waterfalls. Upgrade to include a trip to Green Island for glass-bottom boat tours or snorkeling (both activities are optional). Tour for up to twenty people in a small group setting. This ensures that you will have a one-of-a-kind experience with your guide.
From Cairns, you may go on an unforgettable journey on a breathtaking helicopter trip to Green Island, a coral cay over 6,000 years old and located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park. Green Island, recognized as one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, is home to both a reef and a rainforest.
Visitors can spend either a half day or an entire day there before catching a catamaran back to Cairns. During your time in Cairns, don’t miss the opportunity to visit this island paradise. At Green Island, you can pick between a half day and a full day. Included in the list of activities is a trip on a glass-bottom boat and snorkeling. You will travel back to Cairns aboard a luxurious catamaran that is air-conditioned.
Non-Swimmers Can Take flight!
A scenic flight is a great experience for Non-swimmers. During this fantastic helicopter ride that lasts for 45 minutes and takes passengers over both land and water, they will have the opportunity to experience the best of both worlds. Fly above the verdant jungle and roaring waterfalls of the Barron Gorge, and then view the enormous reefs and turquoise waters of the Great Barrier Reef, which is on the list of World Heritage Sites maintained by UNESCO.
Take pictures of the Northern Beaches and Palm Cove from above, and look for famous locations such as Stoney Creek Falls, Green Island, and Arlington Reef. This tour provides transportation to and from your Cairns hotel, both from the city. An incredible helicopter ride above the Great Barrier Reef and the Rainforest lasted 45 minutes images of the Great Barrier Reef were taken from above. During the flight, there will be informative commentary.
Hot Air Balloon Flights
A fantastic experience, a morning trip in a hot air balloon above Tropical North Queensland gives passengers a bird’s-eye view of the region. As the golden sunshine breaks across the lovely farmlands, rivers, and forests of the Atherton Tablelands, you may soar over the region.
You can customize the length of your flights and take advantage of complimentary collection and drop-off from your hotel in Cairns, the Northern Beaches, or Palm Cove. You can’t ask for a more breathtakingly beautiful beginning to your day than this! A flight in a hot air balloon over the Atherton Tablelands in the wee hours of the morning in Queensland; a commemorative flight certificate is given out free of charge.
Advisory interpretation from trained professionals offer pick-up and drop-off services from all hotels in the core business districts of Cairns, the Northern Beaches, and Palm Cove.