16 Best Snorkeling Tours in Australia - 2020 (with 543 Reviews)

For many backpackers, campers and family vacation travelers, Australia has been a common destination on the ‘Countries-To-Visit’ bucket list. The Great Barrier Reef being the largest living coral reef is surprisingly not the only attraction pooling in tourists from around the world. From the pristine white sand beaches to its luscious green dense rainforests, Australia always has reasons to give for your travel. Snorkeling tours in Australia are one of the most popular things-to-do on your holiday here. For those who are still a little uncertain of what snorkeling is, it is a swimming activity in natural water bodies wearing a diving mask, a J-shaped tube for breathing and swim fins. Snorkeling swims are generally at the surface of the water with the head submerged and the J-tube that allows one to breathe effortlessly while he/she explores life underwater in its most natural setting.

 

Wanting to include snorkeling and many such travel activities in one’s calendar, planning an itinerary can be tedious and exhausting especially when it is a travel overseas. If it is a first-time travel to a new country, it is rather confusing of what to consider and what to let go. The dubiousness of whether too much or too less has been collated within a given time frame and at the best prices can get one down to gritting their teeth and grabbing their hair into their fists. Thrillophilia aims at making life simpler by laying out a range of travel packages, clubbing snorkeling with other appeasing destination-based activities ensuring you make the best out of your stay; the same has been laid-out below. Therefore, get down to exploring the best snorkeling tours in Australia, click what suits your plans best, then sit back, and relax, we'll take it from there.

Popular Australia Snorkeling Tour Packages

Package Name Duration Price Rating Details
Fitzroy Island Day Trip Flat 20% off 8H ₹ 5099 5.0 star View Details
Moreton Island Day Tour from Brisbane | Flat 15% off 10H ₹ 6199 5.0 star View Details
Silverswift Cruise to Outer Great Barrier Reef 8H ₹ 10593 4.0 star View Details
Snorkel with Sea Dragons in Melbourne  1D ₹ 9563 4.0 star View Details
Green Island Tour in Australia 1D ₹ 8043 3.0 star View Details
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Fitzroy Island Day Trip Flat 20% off Best Seller
Fitzroy Island Day Trip Flat 20% off

8H

Cairns

Australia’s gateway to northern Queensland, Cairns offers so many places to explore. From this small town, you can visit the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree rainforest, the Atherton tablelands and many more places. Fitzroy Island Day Trip helps you discover the beauty of the island on a fun day trip from Cairns.What To Expect:Discover the beauty of Fitzroy Island:A pristine tropical paradise of rainforest and beaches, Fitzroy Island is ideal for families, a visit with friends or a romantic gateway. Abundant marine life, walking trails, and local wildlife keep the visitors hitched to the tour.Explore the marine world through glass bottom boat:Ever wished to sit in a glass-bottomed boat? Make your wish come true with this package and explore the world under the water. Hop on a glass boat and let nature unveil its truest gems as you travel.Jump on the ocean trampoline:One of the attractions of Fitzroy Island Day Trip is ocean trampoline. Jump on a trampoline surrounded by the expanse of waters and create memories that are worth sharing. Let the taste of thrill take over you.Enjoy convenient scenic transfers:Do all these activities excite you and you are in Cairns searching for being transferred? Fitzroy Island Day Trip helps you with convenient scenic transfers from Cairns and back. Book now and be a part of an exciting journey.Know Before You Go:Timings: 8:30 am to 5:20 pmMeet Up Information:Address: Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal located at 1 Spence Street, CairnsLocated between the Pier Shopping Centre and Hilton Hotel.- Children aged 4 - 14 years can avail of child tickets for the day tour to Fitzroy Island.- Infants aged 0 - 3 years can avail the package for free.
Excellent

48 Ratings

5.0

48 Ratings

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INR 6,374

INR 5,099

Moreton Island Day Tour from Brisbane | Flat 15% off Best Seller
Moreton Island Day Tour from Brisbane | Flat 15% off

10H

Brisbane

About Moreton Island:The third largest sand island in the world, Moreton Island is made up of sand entirely apart from a small area of sandstone and rhyolite at Cape Moreton. Home to Mount Tempest, the highest coastal sand dune in the world, it provides 360 degrees of breath-taking views.The island is still untouched by pollution and is least disturbed coastal environments helping the visitors to gain a pristine experience. A visit to this island can also allow you to come across some amazing natural flora and fauna.About the Moreton Island Day Tour:With Thrillophilia, get a chance to opt for the Moreton Island tour from Brisbane or Gold Coast and experience the breathtaking beauty of Moreton Bay. Board a MiCat Ferry equipped with cafe and bar facilities and reach the island with ease.There are two options to choose from namely, the Scenic Tour or the Get Wrecked Tour. Visit Honeymoon Bay, North Point, Cape Moreton Lighthouse, Blue Lagoon and more and relish the picturesque views of the places. Engage in various activities and make your trip to Australia Itinerary:Scenic Tour5:45 am: pick up at Gold Coast7:15 am: pick up at BrisbaneBoard the MiCat Ferry, enjoy a beautiful cruise across Moreton BayRide 4WD along Eastern Surf BeachSwim in the naturally bubbling champagne pools (subject to weather conditions)Stopover at ‘Honeymoon Bay’ and ‘North Point’Ride a 4WD bus to the Cape Moreton Lighthouse and MuseumSpot turtles, dolphins, sharks, manta rays and whales during whale seasonEnjoy views of Moreton Island and the Eastern BeachSwim in the ‘Blue Lagoon’ freshwater lakeExperience 4WD bus adventure to bushland and beachesSee the crystal clear beaches of Tangalooma Beach6:30 pm drop off at Brisbane7:30 pm drop off at Gold CoastGet Wrecked Tour5:45 am pick up at Gold Coast7:00 am pick up at BrisbaneBoard the MiCat Ferry, enjoy a cruise across Moreton BayRelax on the beach at the Tangalooma Wrecks and have fun in the sunEnjoy a fully guided snorkelling tour of the Tangalooma Ship Wrecks (subject to wind, weather and tidal conditions)Watch turtles, dolphins, coral and thousands of beautiful reef fishRide transparent kayaks to see hidden underwater wonders beneath Tangalooma Wrecks with a guide (subject to weather and wind conditions)Witness the ‘Fish Frenzy’ while on the transparent kayaksRide 4WD ‘Tough Bus’, travel the rugged 4WD tracks of Moreton Island to ‘The Desert’Swim along with the crystal clear beaches of Tangalooma Beach6:30 pm drop off at Brisbane7:30 pm drop off at Gold CoastPick Up Information:Gold Coast:5:45 am: Mantra On View Hotel, 22 View St Surfers Paradise QLD2 minutes walking from Cypress Avenue bus stationBrisbane:7:00 am: New Brisbane Coach Terminal located on Parkland Crescent, (adjacent to platform 10 of Roma Street train station)A short walking from Brisbane Roma St Bus Stop (check the step-by-step instructions to find the new departure location at Brisbane Coach Terminal)7:45 am: 14 Howard Smith Drive Port of Brisbane, QLD 417830 minutes driving from Brisbane CBDNote:Children aged 4 - 13 years can book the child ticket for the Moreton Island tour.Infants aged 0 - 3 years are not recommended for the Moreton Island day tour.Hotel pick-up is not included in the package.
Excellent

52 Ratings

5.0

52 Ratings

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INR 7,293

INR 6,199

Silverswift Cruise to Outer Great Barrier Reef
Silverswift Cruise to Outer Great Barrier Reef

8H

Cairns

About the Activity:Get ready to spend a leisure day at the waters of Australia and explore the spectacular outer reef sites like Flynn reef, Pellow reef, and Milln reef. The tour departs from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal around 08:30 AM on a Silverswift cruise.Enjoy a refreshing morning tea on board, which also include focaccias, cake followed by an afternoon tea, cakes, cheese and biscuits. Have a delicious hot and cold tropical smorgasbord lunch.Spend at least 5 hours at the reef and indulge in snorkeling activity to explore the beautiful marine life. A qualified lifeguard will guide you through out and brief you about each reef site.Post this enjoy a hot shower on the cruise and get back to the starting point at 04:30 PM approximately.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

Starting from

INR 10,593

Snorkel with Sea Dragons in Melbourne 
Snorkel with Sea Dragons in Melbourne 

1D

Melbourne

About the Activity:Enjoy the snorkeling activity in the clear waters of Melbourne.Commence your tour at 7.15 AM from Flinders Street in Melbourne.Reach Point Nepean National Park and mesmerize the rich history and magnificent view of the surrounding landscape.After taking in the beauty of the surrounding, get briefed by the experts and embark on a two hour snorkel tour.Get up close and personal with a Weedy Sea Dragon and acquaint yourself with the marine wonderlands like sea dragons, sea stars, and colorful soft corals.  Conclude your tour at 6.00 PM after getting transferred back to Melbourne.
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

Starting from

INR 9,563

Green Island Tour in Australia
Green Island Tour in Australia

1D

Cairns

About the Activity:Embark on the most exciting trip and witness the stunning beauty of this region. Green Island tour is designed for you to have unlimited fun exploring the island.Indulge yourself in exciting activities like snorkeling deep into the ocean or sail in a glass bottom boat to explore the beautiful marine life.Enthrall on this trip, as it provides the best sightseeing experience of the island with white sandy beaches and crystal clear water.Enjoy the amazing sunset as the evening changes to dusk.
Very Good

26 Ratings

3.0

26 Ratings

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INR 8,043

Kayak Tour to South Straddie and Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast
Kayak Tour to South Straddie and Wavebreak Island in Goldcoast

4H

Gold Coast

About the Activity:Paddle across the short passage of Gold Coast's broad-water estuary and explore the beautiful white sandy beaches of the island. Start your trip from Biggera Waters at 8:30 AM, where an experienced tour guide will instruct you about the safety precautions then paddle through the amazing Broad water.While paddling to the island witness the magnificent aquatic creatures like dolphins, turtles or stingrays surrounded by coral reefs.After a 25-minute paddle, arrive to the northern side of the South Stradbroke Island. Here, embark on a short 30-minute walk to witness the Wallaby kangaroos.Then, embark on a 20 minute paddle to the paradisaical Wave Break Island, whilst enjoying Gold Coast city views that you have never seen before.Upon arrival to this spectacular virgin island, you will be welcomed to the Chill-Out Zone, a complete camp set out with good shade, music, comfortable chairs and mats.A friendly staff will introduce you to the whole range of activities that you can experience during the 2 hours stay on the Island.Take part in snorkeling, exploring the reef without getting wet in a Clear Bottom Kayak, fishing, floating on water mats provided to youEnjoy the complimentary delicious lunch at Wave Break island and click on some free digital photos.Also enjoy the other beach activities such as beach soccer, beach racquets, rugby, or ultimate frisbee (equipment included).This tour is available on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday morning.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

Starting from

INR 4,659

Perth to Exmouth Tour
Perth to Exmouth Tour

6D/5N

Exmouth

About the Activity:Enjoy the journey upto the west coast on this delightful tour from Perth to Exmouth and experience a fantastic adventure, cool hostels, amazing coastline, native wildlife and the Ningaloo Reef along Western Australia’s Coral Coast.Exmouth is famous for its pristine, white sand beaches. The coastline and reef that you will see on the Exmouth tours will take your breath away. The north-west towns of Western Australia are all unique and are host a large amount of Australian animals and wildlife.The Exmouth tours will also allow you to visit the Monkey Mia dolphins, snorkel the Reef and relax on the beach in Coral Bay.This is a 6 day 5 night activity and it includes accommodation, all meals, transport, and entry fees for attraction listed in the itinerary.
Very Good

33 Ratings

3.0

33 Ratings

Starting from

INR 42,910

Perth to Broome Tour
Perth to Broome Tour

9D/8N

Perth

About the Activity:Experience 9 days of adventure, hiking, wildlife interaction, culture, cool hostels, amazing scenery and a lot more with this delightful trip from Perth to Broome.Join this journey along the West Coast and into the wild where you will experience a fantastic combination of adventure, cool hostels, amazing coastline, wildlife and outback tranquility. Visit Natures Window, the Monkey Mia Dolphins, snorkel the Ningaloo Reef, Explore the depths of Karijini, and finally relax on Cable Beach in Broome.This is a 9 day 8 night trip.The trip starts at 7 am.
Superb

39 Ratings

4.0

39 Ratings

Starting from

INR 75,767

7d/6n Trip from Perth to Exmouth
7d/6n Trip from Perth to Exmouth

7D/6N

Exmouth

About the Activity:Enjoy the journey up to the west coast on this delightful tour and experience a fantastic adventure, cool hostels, amazing coastline, native wildlife and the Ningaloo Reef along Western Australia’s Coral Coast.Exmouth is famous for its pristine, white sand beaches. The coastline and reef that you will see on the Exmouth tours will take your breath away. The north-west towns of Western Australia are all unique and are host a large amount of Australian animals and wildlife.The Exmouth tours will also allow you to visit the Monkey Mia dolphins, snorkel the Reef and relax on the beach in Coral Bay.This is a 7 day 6 night trip and it includes accommodation, all meals, transport, and entry fees for attraction listed in the itinerary.
Superb

38 Ratings

4.0

38 Ratings

Starting from

INR 55,170

Experience the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Aboriginal Culture
Experience the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and Aboriginal Culture

1D

Cape Tribulation

About the Activity:Explore the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree Rainforest and know more about the aboriginal culture too with this combined tour offer in Australia. The tour is for two days which can be done in consecutive days or in separate days according to your convenience.Start your trip from Cairns and Port Douglas in the morning the first and the second day of the tour respectively and embark on to see the naturalistic habitats in detail.Visit 2 reef destinations, enjoy a glass bottom boat tour and adventure drift snorkelling tour with Marine Naturalist with snorkelling tuition.You will get ample time to spend on the Great Barrier Reef, engage in fish feeding and fresh water showers too. Enjoy eating the cooked fish you caught.On your Daintree Dreaming day tour, you will get to enjoy a coastal and mangrove walk for learning to identify and catch land and sea bush tucker and also this is where you can delve into the beauty of an aboriginal culture too. Relish the country ceremony, Mossom Gorge and walk through the rainforest of Mossom Gorge with your guide and interpret the culture in a detailed way and head to enjoy your lunch at the Mossom Gorge Centre before you wind up the tour.·         The tour starts at around 08:00 the first day and winds up around 06:30 PM and on the second day of the trip it starts around 08:00 AM and ends at around 02:00 PM after lunch. You will be transferred to your hotel from Cairns or Port Douglas.
Very Good

37 Ratings

3.0

37 Ratings

Starting from

INR 19,567

Perth to Darwin Tour
Perth to Darwin Tour

19D/18N

Perth

About the Activity:Experience 19 huge days of amazing scenery, adventure, hiking, wildlife interaction, Aboriginal culture and a lot more with Aussie Wanderers ‘Ultimate Safari’ from Perth to Darwin! Darwin is one of the most modern cities in Australia.  Tour along the West Coast and into the wild and remote Kimberley wilderness where you will experience a fantastic combination of adventure, cool hostels, amazing coastline, wildlife, camping and tranquility.This adventure tours allow you to visit the Monkey Mia Dolphins, Snorkel the Ningaloo Reef, Explore the depths of ancient Karijini, relax on Cable Beach in Broome and then venture along the Gibb River Road, one of the country’s most challenging journeys to explore the rugged Kimberley Region. Visit breathtaking gorges and waterholes, beautiful camp grounds and working cattle stations, see the Bungle Bungles and finish in the tropical city of Darwin.
Superb

29 Ratings

4.0

29 Ratings

Starting from

INR 166,246

Discover Rottnest Island
Discover Rottnest Island

1D

Rottnest Island

About the Activity: Embark on this one day tour to explore historically very important island of Rottnest, get back to the old stories of a generation.The island, though only about 11 kms long and approximately 4.5 kms at its widest points, boasts some of the best beaches and bays to be found anywhere in the world.Start your journey with a complimentary CBD hotel pickup around 09:00 AM.Next board the boat to begin your journey to Perth’s hidden island getaway.After disembarking at the island take the opportunity to meet unique Quokkas, the native animals of the island and explore the Island’s historic buildings, the various beaches or serene surrounds.Spend the day at your own leisure exploring the beautiful Island, with an opportunity for swimming, snorkeling or ride a bike around the Island.Post delicious lunch and enjoy a 2 hour bus tour around Rottnest Island and wind up the tour by 06:00 PM.
Very Good

36 Ratings

3.0

36 Ratings

Starting from

INR 9,269

Silversonic Cruise from Port Douglas to Great Barrier Reef
Silversonic Cruise from Port Douglas to Great Barrier Reef

8H

Port Douglas

About the Activity:A day at Silversonic is all about being on the water and experiencing the magical underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef.The cruise departs from Port Douglas Marina at 08:30 AM approximately. You'll be able to snorkel at 3 different and ecologically diverse sites.Enjoy the delicious lunch, after which you can relax on the deck or in the air-conditioned lounges or indulge in water activities like snorkeling. A qualified lifeguard will guide you through out and brief you about each reef site.Post this enjoy a hot shower on the cruise and return to Port Douglas Marina around 04:30 PM with a bag full of peaceful memories.
Superb

31 Ratings

4.0

31 Ratings

Starting from

INR 11,378

Swim with Dolphins and Seals in Melbourne
Swim with Dolphins and Seals in Melbourne

1D

Melbourne

About the Activity:Invoke in this exciting trip and get a chance to swim with the friendliest dolphins.Start your trip at 7.15 AM from Flinders Street in Melbourne.Get up close and personal with these graceful creatures waiting to share their underworld with you in three hours cruise. Enjoy delicious refreshments like sandwiches, fruit, tea and coffee on board for lunch.Discover the rich history and admire the views at Point National Park of Melbourne.End your trip at 6.00 PM and get transferred back to Melbourne.
Superb

25 Ratings

4.0

25 Ratings

Starting from

INR 9,269

Dolphin Tour in Australian Coast
Dolphin Tour in Australian Coast

4H

Perth

About the Activity:Rivet in a cruise near the seaside town of Rockingham, south of Perth city.Get picked up from Perth city centre in the morning around 09:00 AM for this four hour long cruise.Witness stunning dolphins in its natural habitat as they frolic next to your boat. Enjoy a fun guided swim with the dolphins while soaking up plenty of info from our fauna expert.You may also be lucky enough to spot some playful sea lions and other marine life in the area.Cruise past the local towns, and admire the majestic homes. Get back to the land for winding up the tour around 02:00 PM.
Superb

40 Ratings

4.0

40 Ratings

Starting from

INR 10,054

Australia Honeymoon Tour: Create the Chapters of Love
Australia Honeymoon Tour: Create the Chapters of Love

11D/10N

About the Activity:Discover Australia in a different way now with your beloved while you indulge in an exhilarating package of 11 day tour.Along with sightseeing, the adventurous and fun activities will lift your trip up to an incomparable level of enjoyment.Mark your footprints on the Gold Coast, the Great Barrier Reef, Sydney and these cities' favourite attractions.Cruising, swimming, surfing, sailing, diving and much more activities are there to provide you and your beloved with so much enthusiasm.The package includes food, accommodation and transportation during the trip which is inclusive of airport transfers.
Superb

30 Ratings

4.0

30 Ratings

Starting from

INR 62,000

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14 February 2020
Excellent
I was on a honeymoon, and it went great. Me and my partner were very happy after the trip. We started from Gold Coast in early morning. enojyed the cruise in Moreton bay, did snorkeling and kayaking. happy with the services
14 February 2020
Excellent
I booked moreton island day trip from thrillophilia because i wanted to go for snorkelling. I was very happy after the trip. we clicked so many photos at North point and honeymoon bay. great experience.
04 February 2020
Superb
Getting aboard a glass-bottomed boat got me excited and I could not stop myself admiring the beauty of underwater views. Thank you Thrillophilia for this package.
04 February 2020
Excellent
I and my family availed Fitzroy Island Day Trip and it turned out to be one of the most beautiful places we visited there. We had the experience to be cherished for a lifetime.