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Frankland Island

We went on Sunday 19th August, we went with our 5yr old and honestly this is the best tour for... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Poli L
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Victoria
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Great day out

Two friends and I travelled on the Frankland Island day cruise on Saturday and it was fantastic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
allslantylike
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Sydney, Australia
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Frankland Islands Cruise offers visitors the #1 nature based island tour on the Great Barrier Reef. Totally uninhabited, Normanby Island is a national park and the destination for guest on board Frankland Island Cruises. The largest of the Frankland...more
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Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went on Sunday 19th August, we went with our 5yr old and honestly this is the best tour for families. The island is unspoilt and so natural, there were many activities to do and also natural exploring (great for kids) to be done. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Two friends and I travelled on the Frankland Island day cruise on Saturday and it was fantastic. You get to do a little croc cruise down the river both ways which was fun, sadly no crocs that we saw though. The island is bloody beautiful...More

1  Thank allslantylike
Franklands, Owner at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hello there - thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and provide some feedback on our tour and the highlights for you. As a small family run business we need reviews of our day to help let others know what...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great day out, very educational! The staff are very passionate about the area, and were very knowledgeable. The swimming and island walk an added bonusMore

1  Thank MBVICentre
Franklands, Owner at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there thanks for the 'MUST DO' review! I note we missed a star..... Could you provide some feedback as to how we can get a 5 star review next time?! As a small family run business we rely on reviews and feedback so any...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day and great experience. I've seen a turtle, stingray and a whale. We also seen the crocodile on our way back. Very friendly young team ready to answer all your questions. Thank youMore

1  Thank Erina S
Franklands, Owner at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Erina, it is great to read your feedback and hear of your Great Barrier Reef experience! As a small family run business we thrive on getting feedback from our guests so thank you for taking the time to write a review. Enjoy the rest...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went out with our two year old and eight year old. What a wonderful day. It is much more family friendly than other reef tours and everyone was amazing. Highly recommend if you want to see the reef while relaxing on what feels like...More

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Franklands, receptionist at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great feedback.. We do feel privileged to be able to offer such a wonderful product. Limited passengers & sole use certainly give us an advantage in being able to make all our passengers have a great day on this beautiful island...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a fantastic trip. An hour boat ride out to the island. Once there I was a little hesitate about snorkeling but with the encouragement of Alex who promised to keep an eye on me and helped me out with a square floatation, I had...More

2  Thank heyyogi59
Franklands, Owner at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

hello - thanks very much for taking the time to write such a great review on your day. We do strive to give you the best possible experience and i am glad you were able to have this! We'll pass on your feedback to Ale...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I went out to The Franklin Islands for the first time last weekend and WOW it was beautiful! I recommend going out on the advanced snorkelling, we saw turtles and heaps of fish! Lunch was great, so was the morning tea and...More

1  Thank Sarah M
Franklands, Front Office Manager at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning Sarah, Thank you for taking the time to write such a great review. We greatly appreciate it. I will pass on your kind words to the Crew and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon to Frankland Islands. Kindest Regards Dwayne

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day out with friends visiting the Frankland Islands in particular Normanby Island. On the boat to the island we were given morning tea (tea, coffee & biscuits). Once arriving on the island we had full use of snorkeling equipment, stand up paddle...More

1  Thank r0wzee
Franklands, Front Office Manager at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi, we greatly appreciate you taking the time to write such an awesome review. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon the the Magical Frankland Islands. I will pass on your kind words to the Crew and Caterers. Kindest Regards Frankland Islands Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The vessel we sailed to the island on was double storey, comfortable, smooth and pretty new. It took a hour to get to the island but it goes quickly with morning tea of sweet biscuits, tea and coffee served on the way. So many activities...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Franklands, Owner at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sarah C ! Thank for taking the time to write a review - we are glad you had a great day out with us to the Great Barrier Reef from start to finish! As a small family run business we love reviews to help...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently did the the tour with a Grandaughter, & once again, the highlight of her holiday. Ali (Marine Biologist) your knowledge of Marine life is amazing, so very informative. Personally, I can't thank you enough for encouraging me to do the guided Snorkel tour....More

1  Thank Narelle W
Franklands, Front Office Manager at Frankland Islands Cruise and Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Narelle, We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us to the Magical Frankland Islands, Thank you for taking the time to write such a beautiful review. I will pass on your kind words to Ale and the crew and we look...More

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tnboop
3 May 2018|
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Response from Franklands | Property representative |
Hi thanks for your question and interest in our tour! Yes we can accommodate snorkellers as well as divers on the same tour. We are the only boat visiting this location so apart from when the divers are in the water you will... More
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Sunalways
30 April 2018|
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Response from Franklands | Property representative |
Good Morning, Yes we pick up at Palm Cove normally around 06:55am. Thanks
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WilsonsHuddersfield
13 November 2017|
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Response from Franklands | Property representative |
Hello Denise, We apologise for the delayed response to your questions. No - we do not pick-up from the Port Douglas area, however you can self-drive to the Northern Beaches (Palm Cove is the closest one) & we can pick you... More
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