Great Barrier Reef Sunrise Kayak Tour

Wake up with the sunrise and explore the colourful Great Barrier Reef under the early morning light on a guided kayak tour from Palm Cove.
Great Barrier Reef Sunrise Kayak Tour


  • Sunrise Great Barrier Reef kayak tour

  • Paddle to coral reefs

  • Explore the mangroves to see rays and baby sharks

  • Spot sea turtles

  • Opportunity to swim or snorkel

  • Departure from Palm Cove

More info


Environmental Management Charge is payable when arriving at the tour $3.50 per person.


  • 2-2.5 hour paddling experience
  • Kayak and paddle
  • Life jackets and safety gear
  • Professional guide
  • Stinger suits (November – May)
  • Complimentary snorkelling equipment


  • Kayak over the Great Barrier Reef to Double Island at sunrise
  • Explore stunning coral reef below you
  • Stop to swim or snorkel
  • Look out for an abundance of marine life
  • Professional guide
  • Stinger suits (November – May)


  • Please allow 3.5 hours for this experience
  • Available 364 days a year
  • Closed on Christmas Day

Departure Location

  • This tour departs from Palm Cove, QLD.
  • The tour departs from 73 Williams Esplanade, Palm Cove QLD 4879. Palm Cove is a 25 minute drive north of Cairns City. This is a shuttle bus service and there is also public transport available.

What To Bring

  • Swimwear, a hat and sunscreen
  • Full water bottle
  • Towel

Additional Information

  • A minimum of two participants is required for this experience
  • There will be a maximum of 14 participants
  • This tour is weather dependent. The operator reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel the activity if conditions are unsuitable.

Terms And Conditions

  • Minimum age for participants is 8 years
  • No kayaking experience is necessary

Cancellation Policy

  • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
  • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
  • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

Booking Information

Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking

  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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