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Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

From US$130.50
Highlights
  • Snorkeling tour to Great Barrier Reef with optional upgrades
  • Deluxe boat reaches reef in just over an hour
  • Suitable for novice snorkelers to certified divers
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Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns
From US$130.50
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3 Certified Dives
5 hrs on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, visiting 2 sites. Includes 3 certified dives, buffet lunch, snorkel & dive gear.
From US$185.85
Cruise, Dive and Heli Flight
Outer Barrier Reef Cruise including 1 introductory or certified dive, a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight and buffet lunch
From US$252.28
Snorkeling Only
5 hrs on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, visiting 2 sites. Free time for snorkeling and swimming. Includes buffet lunch, snorkel gear.
From US$130.49
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Overview
Optional upgrades for a semi-submersible vessel, a helicopter ride, or novice to advanced scuba diving provide a customizable experience on this  Great Barrier Reef excursion. Stick with the original tour for world-class snorkeling at a UNESCO-listed reef and an Australian BBQ lunch. Plus, traveling by super-fast boat gives you more time to spend on the reef. Regardless of your snorkeling ability, guides are on hand to provide encouragement.
What to Expect
Make your way to the Reef Fleet Terminal by 7:30am, and climb on board your boat with a maximum capacity of 100 people, including guides. Reach the Great Barrier Reef in just over an hour on one of the fastest boats in the area, letting you spend more time in the water.

Visit two prime snorkeling locations on the reef to see its famously diverse marine life. Guides provide instruction and encouragement for nervous snorkelers and help scuba divers with their gear, ensuring that everyone has a positive experience. Those wanting to stay dry can upgrade to the guided semi-submersible tour (payable upon arrival). See the Itinerary section for further details on the activities offered.

Spend five hours exploring the reef, including time for a buffet lunch including Australian barbecue, salads, pastas, and seafood. Return to the original departure point at the end of the tour.
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing Trip!

I had an amazing time on this boat! The boat is pretty big with three different decks indoor and outdoor. Upon arrival, they gave us the option to buy motion sickness pills to help prevent seasickness and not miss activities. They also gave great safety...More

Thank kitajenn8709
Reviewed 4 days ago
Trip to the Reef

We enjoyed the day trip to the Great Barrier Reef. The ship was very well equipped and you could choose from a lot of different activities. Lunch was served by the ship and Naturalists all together. We took the glass bottom boot and the special...More

Thank Christine Moham... M
Reviewed 5 days ago
Well organised and modern fleet

We were very pleased with the professionalism of the crew from Down Under. The crew greeted everyone on arrival and directed us to a table, which everyone had to share. Everyone was advised to take a seasick tablet as the weather was bad and the...More

Thank sabrinast
Reviewed 6 days ago
Fantastic food and snorkeling - too many people.

This was a fantastic trip to the great barrier reef, the boat was comfortable with great staff and the best food! The reefs you visit are very good with great wildlife and additional services like a snorkeling tour or a glass bottom boat are offered...More

Thank Skyferret
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great trip

First time out on the GBR & couldn’t have had a better experience. From the friendly welcome at check in to the excellent support on the Reef, the team were fantastic. Great snorkelling with nearly 4 hours in the water over 2 reefs. Saw turtles,...More

Thank Sargio99
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Silvia L
18 April 2018|
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Response from Louisa F | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure when we did it you could book the helicopter on the day but not 100% sure, I would try to ring and check. It’s not guaranteed that it will fly either due to weather conditions etc
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Stuart C
3 April 2018|
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Response from DanielMorgansson | Reviewed this property |
I can't remember the terms and conditions really, but I would be surprised if you would get a full refund just because the weather looks "unappealing" to YOU. That would practically mean that you could cancel on the same... More
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