Back Country Bliss Drift Snorkelling Cairns

From $139

Fast facts

  • Pick up from 8.25 am Port Douglas
  • Tour takes around 3.5 hours including transfers
  • Wetsuits snorkelling boots included
  • A good level of fitness is required
  • Please leave any jewellery at home

Swimming, snorkelling, floating, and a jungle tour are all part of the experience. All of this adds up to one of the best rainforest experiences in the region!

Step into the cold, crystal clear water of an ancient rainforest and drift with the river as you investigate life beneath the water’s surface. Using Back Country Bliss.
Keep a watch out for fish darting in and around the river stones, as well as the occasional turtle.
Country Bliss’ family-friendly trip is ideal for staying cool in the sweltering tropics and is an excellent introduction to snorkelling before venturing out to the reefs. Small children can ride huge river sleds down the river.

Above all, it should be safe, enjoyable, and soothing. Wetsuits and snorkelling equipment are provided. Furthermore, you will be accompanied on this unique excursion by an expert instructor. Combine it with a full-day tour up to Cape Tribulation, or do it as a quick half-day excursion.
Furthermore, it is appropriate for all ages in the dry season and for strong swimmers in the wet. Please enquire about current conditions while booking. However, ‘Always Go with a Guide’ to ensure your safety and the greatest experience possible.
This incredible Eco-immersion trip is a must try, as featured on the TV travel show ‘Getaway’ and utilised as the location for the Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg series The Pacific.

What you can see on this adventure

Further more as you explore one of the cleanest rivers in Australia, keep an eye out for some of the friendly inhabitants

Over 30 species of fish,
Water Dragons,
Colourful birds
Electric blue butterflies
Elusive platypus!


  • Maximum participant weight is 125kgs
  • Not recommended if pregnant
  • Must be able to walk easily over uneven surfaces and through moving water
  • Ability to walk/step up tree roots to exit
  • Minimum age to participate is 3* (*dependant on conditions). Children aged 3-8 must wear a PFD
  • Max wetsuit size 3XL, Max shoe size US 13
  • Maximum weight to join tour is 125kg/275lb **Exceptions may be made for tall guests**


  • Complimentary pickup & drop off
  • Wetsuit, boots & snorkelling gear
  • Prescription masks (limited)
  • All Safety equipment
  • Safety trained river guide
  • Snacks


  • Swimwear to wear under the wetsuit
  • Towel
  • Camera (can be placed in dry bag)


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