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Tour Desk Promotions

Top Tours at 10% Off

Marlin Cove Resort Tour Desk pride themselves on having one of the best-stocked Tour Desks in the region.  With Morgan Freeman Promotions, Tour-Dex and Rapid Spin Boards, as well as a variety of individual operators, we offer hundreds of different tour options for your stay – almost all of which pick up from the front of Reception.

As a special bonus for any guest booking their accommodation through the Marlin Cove Resort Website, we offer 10% off the rate for our top, hand-selected tours. These tours have been chosen personally by our Guest Services Manager, giving consideration to the experience they provide, value for money and, most importantly, feedback we have received from previous travellers. Our Guest Services Manager has also personally experienced each tour and can confirm they represent (in our opinion!) the top tours for the region.

If you wish to pre-book any of these tours in conjunction with your accommodation, simply contact Marlin Cove Resort Reception on (07) 4057 8299 or reservations@marlincove.com.au. Please note the discount is only available in conjunction with accommodation booked through www.marlincoveresort.com.au.

Please note all tours are subject to availability. If for any unforseen reason the tour selected becomes unavailable, we will contact you immediately to discuss suitable alternatives, or supply a full refund. If you wish to add any of the optional extras to your tour, we recommend contacting Marlin Cove Resort Tour Desk on (07) 4057 8299 or reservations@marlincove.com.au . It is possible to book additional options when you arrive, however we cannot guarantee availability closer to the selected travel date.ce.

Tour 1: SeaStar Reef Cruises

Brochure Prices:
AUD$180.00 per adult
AUD$115.00 per child (4-14 years)

Discounted Prices:
AUD$162.00 per adult
AUD$103.50 per child (4-14 years)

SeaStar Reef Cruises depart daily at 8:00am from Cairns Marina, a short 20-25 minute drive from Marlin Cove Resort. After a full day on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, SeaStar returns to Cairns Marina at approximately 4:30pm.
Inclusions:

  • Over 5 Hours at the Reef – 2.5 Hours at Michaelmas Cay & 2.5 Hours at Hastings Reef
  • Maximum 35 people on board
  • Fast, Modern Air-Conditioned Catamaran
  • Morning & Afternoon Tea
  • Hot & Cold Buffet Lunch
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour at Hastings Reef site
  • Reef Interpretation Talk
  • Guided Snorkel Tours at both Reef sites
  • Snorkel Equipment & Instruction
  • Buoyancy Vest & Flotation Devices available if required
  • Lycra Suits/Wetsuits available seasonally if required
  • Optical Masks available if required

Introductory and Certified Dive options are also available for anybody aged 12 years and over, and can be organised (subject to availability) with Reception prior to, or on arrival. Costs are as follows:

  • Introductory Dive (First Dive): AUD$75.00
  • Introductory Dive (Second Dive): AUD$45.00 **This option an only be booked on board the boat, subject to availability**
  • Certified Dive (First Dive): AUD$55.00
  • Certified Dive (Second Dive): AUD$45.00

Return Coach Transfers are also available, and can be organised with Reception prior to, or on arrival. Return Transfers are at a cost of AUD$20.00 per person.
The quoted prices for the standard cruise (AUD$180.00 per adult & AUD$115.00 per child) include fees & levies totally $15.00, including EMC, Port Fee, Fuel Levy and Admin.

Tour 2: The Kuranda Experience

 

 

 

 




Brochure Prices:

AUD$126.00 per adult
AUD$69.00 per child (4-14 years)
AUD$350.00 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Discounted Prices:
AUD$113.40 per adult
AUD$62.10 per child (4-14 years)
AUD$315.00 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Tropical Horizons offer a full day Kuranda Experience Tour, starting at approximately 8:15am and giving you the option of returning at either approximately 3:15pm, or approximately 5:15pm. Pick-up and drop-off to Marlin Cove Resort is included in the price.
Inclusions:

  • Return accommodation transfers from a professional, courteous guide
  • One-way Kuranda Scenic Rail from Freshwater Train Station to Kuranda Train Station
  • Free time in Kuranda to enjoy the Kuranda Heritage Markets, or visit the Kuranda Attractions – Koala Gardens, Butterfly Sanctuary & Birdworld (at own expense – approximately $46.00 for entry to all three)
  • One-way Skyrail Rainforest Cableway at either 1:00pm or 3:00pm, with two stops available to explore boardwalks and viewing platforms

Additional options can be added to this tour to enhance your day’s experience. These can be organised (subject to availability) with Reception prior to, or on arrival. Options are as follows:

  • Tjapukai Cultural Experience: AUD$35.00 per adult / AUD$17.50 per child / AUD$87.50 per family

Experience interactive activities with the local Aborigines, including a dance performance, didgeridoo playing, boomerang & spear throwing, bush food demonstrations, complimentary face painting and great photo opportunities.

  • Djabugay Walking Tour: AUD$20.00 per adult / AUD$10.00 per child / AUD$50.00 per family

Immerse yourself in the culture and history as Djabugay guides share their experiences and knowledge of the Barron Gorge National Park. The walking tours from Skyrail’s Barron Falls Station features information on their language, stories, culture, plants, animals and rainforest living. Please note this tour option reduces the time in Kuranda by approximately 40 minutes.

  • Kuranda Scenic Rail Gold Class: AUD$50.00 per person

Upgrade the Scenic Railway leg of your journey to Gold Class – in an exclusive carriage with a little bit of luxury. Includes dedicated host service in ambient historical décor with individual seating, fabulous new ‘A Taste of Queensland’ on-board menu including a welcome mocktail and KSR gift pack, appetisers and beverages including beer, sparkling and still wine, exclusive historical signal box tour at Kuranda station (allow 15 minutes).

Tour 3: Cape Tribulation & Daintree Rainforest (Includes the New Mossman Gorge Centre)

Brochure Prices:
AUD$177.00 per adult
AUD$120.00 per child (4-14 years)

AUD$574.00 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Discounted Prices:
AUD$159.30 per adult
AUD$108.00 per child (4-14 years)
AUD$516.60 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Tropical Horizons offer a full day Cape Tribulation & Daintree Rainforest Tour, starting at approximately 8:00am and returning at approximately 6:30pm. Pick-up and drop-off to Marlin Cove Resort is included in the price.
Inclusions:

  • Short tour of Port Douglas
  • World heritage Daintree National Park
  • Morning and Afternoon Tea
  • 1hr Eco Accredited Daintree River Wildlife Cruise
  • Lunch in a Rainforest Setting with the opportunity to swim
  • Cape Tribulation Beach, guided foreshore walk and Kulki Lookout
  • Alexandra Range Lookout
  • Vehicular cable ferry crossings over the Daintree River
  • Mossman Gorge Centre – guided walking tour or enjoy a refreshing swim (subject to water volume)

Tour 4: Chillagoe Caves & Outback (including Mt Uncle Distillery and Mareeba Wetlands)

Brochure Prices:
AUD$205.00 per adult
AUD$150.00 per child (0-14 years)

AUD$605.00 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Discounted Prices:
AUD$184.50 per adult
AUD$135.00 per child (0-14 years)
AUD$544.50 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Experience the Australian Outback with Billy Tea Bush Safaris’ Chillagoe Caves & Outback Tour. This tour picks up at Marlin Cove Resort on the Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week and is a full day tour, returning approximately 6:30pm. A reasonable level of fitness is required for this tour, as the Chillagoe Caves section involves steps.
Inclusions:

  • Environmentalist driver guide
  • Return accommodation transfers from Marlin Cove Resort
  • Mareeba Wetlands
  • Morning Tea
  • Delicious Aussie Lunch
  • National Park Ranger guided Chillagoe Caves Tour
  • Chillagoe Smelters
  • Mt Uncle Distillery
  • All National Park fees included

Tour 5: Reef Magic & Marine World Outer Reef Pontoon

Brochure Prices:
AUD$190.00 per adult
AUD$90.00 per child (4-14 years)

AUD$470.00 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Discounted Prices:
AUD$171.00 per adult
AUD$81.00 per child (4-14 years)
AUD$423.00 per family (2 Adults + 2 Children)

Reef Magic Cruises depart daily for their Outer Reef Pontoon (Marine World) at 9:00am from Cairns Marina, a short 20-25 minute drive from Marlin Cove Resort. After a full day on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, Reef Magic returns to Cairns Marina at approximately 5:00pm.
Inclusions:

  • Over 5 Hours at the Reef, with less than 90 minutes travel time
  • Snorkelling Equipment & Instruction
  • Semi-Submersible Tour with interactive commentary
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour with interactive commentary
  • Underwater Observatory with fish feeding and identification
  • Marine Biologist presentation
  • Sundeck, fresh water showers and change rooms
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water throughout the day
  • Kiddies swimming enclosure
  • Personal flotation devices available – including swim vests and noodles
  • Snorkelling Rest Stations

Introductory and Certified Dive options are also available for anybody aged 12 years and over, and can be organised (subject to availability) with Reception prior to, or on arrival. Diving and other additional options are as follows:

  • Introductory Dive (First Dive): AUD$120.00
  • Introductory Dive (Second Dive): AUD$70.00
  • Certified Dive (First Dive): AUD$60.00
  • Certified Dive (Second Dive): AUD$30.00
  • Guided Snorkel Tour: AUD$35.00 per adult / AUD$25.00 per child
  • Adventure Snorkel Safari: AUD$45.00 per adult / AUD$35.00 per child
  • Seawalker Helmet Diving: AUD$120.00
  • Introductory Scenic Helicopter Flight: AUD$99.00
  • 10 Minute virtual Magic Heli Adventure: AUD$159.00

Return Coach Transfers are also available, and can be organised with Reception prior to, or on arrival. Return Transfers are at a cost of AUD$16.00 per person.

Tour 5: Half Day Barron River White Water Rafting

Brochure Price:
AUD$133.00 per person

Discounted Price:
AUD$119.70 per person

Experience the rush of White Water Rafting with Foaming Fury on the picturesque Barron River, only 20 minutes from Marlin Cove Resort. Minimum age for this tour is 12 years. As water levels can fluctuate throughout the year, the Mulgrave River may be used if the Barron River is unavailable. Pick-up and drop-off to Marlin Cove Resort is included in the price.
Inclusions:

  • 2 hours rafting grade 3 rapids
  • Return accommodation transfers
  • One river guide per raft – rafts carry up to 8 people in total
  • No experience necessary
  • You will get wet!

Photos, souvenirs and snacks are available at the end of the river trip at own expense. Optional extras for this tour can be organised with Reception prior to, or on arrival, and include:

  • River shoes: AUD$5.00 per pair
  • Pre-purchased action photos: AUD$39.00 per disk of all photos

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