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Poseidon Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Port Douglas provided by Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises

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Poseidon Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling and Diving Cruise from Port Douglas

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Experience the thrill of snorkeling or scuba diving along the Great Barrier Reef. This tour has options to suit everyone, whether you are a certified diver, want to try diving for the first time, or prefer to snorkel only. Cruise out to the outer reefs, visit three different sites along the Agincourt Ribbon Reef, and enjoy incredible views of live coral, tropical fish, and marine life such as dwarf minke whales.
  • Incredible marine life sightings: chance to see minke whales
  • Guided snorkeling along the reef with a marine biologist guide
  • Choose to dive or snorkel at up to three different sites
  • Delicious buffet lunch, and morning and afternoon tea served on-board
Important Information
Departure Point
Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, 44 Wharf St, Port Douglas QLD 4877, Australia
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Buffet lunch
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist
  • Reef interpretation talk
  • Environmental Management Charge
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off (Hotels in the Port Douglas area only)
  • Morning tea, coffee and cake, focaccia on boarding, Afternoon tea
  • Entry/Admission - Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises
  • Drinks (available for purchase on board)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off from hotels outside the Port Douglas area
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Please bring towel, swimmers, sunscreen and hat
  • Minimum age for diving is 12 years
  • Scuba Diving guidelines for 'flying': If only one dive is undertaken then a minimum of 12 hours is recommended before flying (to an altitude of 300 metres or greater). If doing multiple dives, an interval of 24 hours is recommended
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Cherri wrote a review Feb 2020
2 contributions
The whole experience exdeeded my expectation. Staff was very friendly needless to mention the outstanding service. Diving equipment looked new and well maintained. There was a marine scientist to give us a talk between dives,which I appreciated a lot. We had three dives on the
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Date of experience: November 2019
Rachel C wrote a review Feb 2020
Rainbow Beach, Australia9 contributions2 helpful votes
This trip is AMAZING. The boat is large, comfy and feels pretty luxurious compared to other day trips I have done. The staff are INCREDIBLE, so helpful and friendly - they cannot do enough for you. The snorkelling and dive locations themselves are stunning - full of life. I saw
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Date of experience: February 2020
Kate O wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
Loved my trip to the reef with Poseidon. Kylie helped me scuba dive. She was amazing. I can’t fault them, a fantastic day out.
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Date of experience: February 2020
CVandDC wrote a review Feb 2020
Vancouver, Canada120 contributions7 helpful votes
We did the scuba diving option, the sites ( Phil's reef, the Point and the Nursery) and sea life were spectacular. The crew however were the best we gave had in 20+ years of diving. Attentive to detail, providdd excellent information on dives and were very friendly. Robbie,
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LifeaslaurieL wrote a review Feb 2020
46 contributions2 helpful votes
Such a great time with my family. This has been the best snorkeling we have ever seen. We’ve tried Hawaii, Mexico, Costa Rica, and Brazil. This is a once stop shop for great fish and beautiful reef.
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By: Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises
Fantastic trip!
We booked Poseidon and had a wonderful time. Informative lessons on the way out and friendly staff. We can highl
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mark w
My family have been regulars on Poseidon to the Great Barrier Reef for many years, but more recently the quality of
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Introductory Dives with Poseidon
I did two introductory dives, where each dive was at a different site. Both sites had colorful fish and coral to se
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Scuba Diving
We had the best experience scuba diving for the very first time. Our instructor was so professional and knowledgeab
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A great day
My family loved this day! I was initially skeptical given that over 80 people are onboard. But the staff was super
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Awesome experience
Seeing the Great Barrier Reef when visiting Australia is a must and this group is a great way to do it! The staff w
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What a day on the water
My wife and I are from NYC. The Great Barrier Reef was on our bucket list and we finally made it here. We decided t
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The overall experience was good. Skipper was really great as well as the majority of staff. However, a diving inst
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James W
Unreal Diving Experience
Having been on other boats on the reef I was very impressed with the quality of the reef sites we visited (3 in tot
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Next level Reef trip
Went on Posídeon last Thursday.. I work locally so I’ve had the pleasure on going on most of the boats around the l
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Fantastic day snorkelling!
My hubbie and I were recommended this trip by the guy from Budget cars at Cairns airport, he told us it would be mu
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Amazing day out on the Reef
My teenage son and I had an incredible day snorkeling at the outer reef. With 3 different dive locations, we were p
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Trish B
A must do
An absolutely brilliant day. Perfect weather, calm waters. A fabulous crew that were knowledgeable and helpful. Wha
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Great Snorkeltrip at the Barrier Reef
Very comfortable boat, very nice crew. 3 snorkelstops, all 3 amazing. Snacks, lunch, coffee included. A Perfect day
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Wonderful snorkeling locations
This was a terrific day at multiple different snorkel sites. If you really want to snorkel or dive, this is the to
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Key Details
  • Poseidon Outer Reef Cruises
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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