WAVELENGTH REEF CRUISES

Wavelength has been operating out of Port Douglas since 1986 and specialises in snorkelling trips to the Outer Reef. Wavelength conceived the Coral Nurture Program in partnership with the science team and, in 2018, created Coralclip® and implemented the first coral nurseries and outplanting of coral fragments on the Great Barrier Reef. Since then, Wavelength have established numerous coral nurseries and outplanting sites on Opal Reef.

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CAIRNS PREMIER REEF & ISLAND TOURS

Cairns Premier Reef and Island Tours represent two reef vessels, Ocean Freedom and Ocean Free, operating out of Cairns. Ocean Freedom specialises in snorkel and dive trips to Upolu Reef and has been a part of the Coral Nurture Program since 2019. Their reef sites boast beautiful soft coral gardens, being supplemented with out planting and coral nurseries. Ocean Free provides sailing trips to Green Island and its fringing reefs. Locally owned and family operated.

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PASSIONS OF PARADISE

Passions of Paradise has been operating out of Cairns since 1989, specialising in sailing and dive trips to the Great Barrier Reef. They have multiple outplanting sites and coral nurseries on Hastings Reef, and have been part of the Coral Nurture Program since 2019. They have also implemented dedicated “Science Fridays”, adding to their stewardship activities. Passions of Paradise is owner operated.

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GREAT ADVENTURES REEF & ISLAND TOURS

Great Adventures operates out of Cairns, taking passengers to Green Island and a pontoon on Moore Reef. At Moore Reef, Great Adventures has two healthy coral nurseries and began out-planting corals in 2019 with the Coral Nurture Program. They are part of the Quicksilver Group and are committed to sustainable environmental practices and ongoing conservation for future generations to enjoy.

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SAILAWAY PORT DOUGLAS

Sailaway operates out of Port Douglas and specialises in sailing and snorkelling trips to Low Isles and the Outer Reef offshore from Cape Tribulation. Sailaway have been part of the Coral Nurture Program since 2019 and currently outplant coral and have coral nurseries deployed at both Low Isles and Mackay Reef. Their commitment to ecotourism is their opportunity to increase awareness and appreciation of our natural environment.

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DOWN UNDER CRUISE & DIVE

Down Under Cruise and Dive is the most recent operator to join the Coral Nurture Program, starting outplanting and setting up coral nurseries on Hastings Reef in 2021. Their main vessel, Evolution, takes passengers out to a number of reefs offshore from Cairns and offers snorkelling and diving. They’ve been running Outer Great Barrier Reef tours from their Cairns base, for over 30 years.

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