Snorkeling in Cairns

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Cairns is a bustling city in Australia known for its rich land and underwater wildlife. The city has a lot to offer for adventure seekers and water sports lovers, from water rafting, bungee jumping, and skydiving. However, talking about the most popular activity, Cairns Snorkeling is on top of the list. Snorkelling is a great activity to go for and is loved by both first-timers and experienced ones.

Snorkelling in Cairns is like visiting a dreamland for aquatic wildlife lovers. Snorkelling tours in Cairns gives you great encounters with splendid discoveries of the underwater marine world. Cairns has the best coral reefs on the planet. The underwater water is even more vibrant and colourful as it has a wide variety of flora and fauna, including fishes, mollusk, corals, massive rock formations, sea birds, sponges, etc. Snorkelling at Cairns is like living the life of a mermaid.

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Where can I go Snorkeling in Cairns?

The best place to go for Cairns Snorkeling is at Great Barriers Reef. This UNESCO Heritage Site is the largest coral reef on the planet. Known for its rich underwater flora and fauna, this reef has more than 1500 varieties of fishes and 4000 varieties of the mollusk. Apart from the fishes, you also get to witness coloured corals, massive rock formations and historic shipwreck, turtles, sea birds, sponges, anemones, marine worms, crustaceans, and other species.

The coral reefs here have been divided into two categories: 2,100 individual reefs and 800 fringing reefs. The Cairns Snorkeling tour lets you live life like a mermaid, just dives into the turquoise blue waters and explore the rich flora and fauna. The Great Barrier reef is considered the best diving and snorkelling site globally and called a gem of marine life.

Location: It is located on the east coast of the Queensland mainland, Australia.

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What makes Cairns famous for snorkelling?

Cairns Snorkeling is known for its vast collection of Aquatic Wildlife. Snorkelling at Cairns is a dream of every snorkeler as it gives an offbeat experience. The Snorkeling sites as Cairns are considered to be the best snorkelling sites in the world.

How much does snorkelling cost in Cairns?

Cairns Snorkelling tour would cost you around 205$ including taxes.

Which season is best for snorkelling in Cairns?

The best time for the Cairns Snorkeling tour is in October as the temperature is warm and there are no stringers during this time. The presence of jellyfish and stingers make it a little difficult for snorkelling, so wear a stringer suit.

Is snorkelling in Cairns safe?

Yes, Cairns Snorkeling is entirely safe, but certain protocols need to be followed to make the most of your trip.

How long can you breathe underwater with a snorkel?

You can generally breathe 2-3 minutes underwater, but if you're diving with the snorkel outside the water, then you can stay in the water for a little longer.

Do I need to know how to swim to go snorkelling?

You don't need to be a pro at swimming to enjoy snorkelling at Cairn. Just knowing the basic moves will be more than helpful. If you aren't confident about it, then wear a safety jacket.

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