great barrier reef itinerary, how to get to great barrier reef from cairns

Getting here

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How to get to the reef from Cairns

We are located at 1 Spence Street, Cairns 
The Sunlover reservations team are inside the Reef Fleet Terminal
The Sunlover catamarans are moored at the adjacent Cairns Marlin Marina

On the day of your reef tour, your first stop is the Sunlover reservations desk 
CHECK IN  Opens 8:30 / Closes 09:15

Our team will issue you with a boarding pass and directions to the catamaran 
DEPARTURE 09:30

Our number one goal is to make sure you get to the Great Barrier Reef!

By coach service

Sunlover offers a coach service for guests staying in Cairns City ($23) or Northern Beaches ($33). You can add the coach service at the time of booking or contact our team for more details.

By car

If you are planning on driving, please allow adequate time to park and walk to the terminal.

By uber or taxi

Book your drop off for Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street – and just to be safe, tell the driver you need to get to the Great Barrier Reef from Cairns Marina.

By walking

The Reef Fleet Terminal is located at the top of Spence Street next to the marina. Look for a large two-story building with a café at the entrance. Reef Fleet is opposite the Pier shopping centre and Shangri La Hotel, at the southern end of the Cairns Esplanade and Lagoon.

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