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Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld provided by Cruise Whitsundays

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld

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Overview
The Reefworld pontoon, off the coast of Australia’s Whitsunday Islands, provides spectacular viewing opportunities along the Great Barrier Reef. On this tour, enjoy swimming and snorkeling amid colorful corals, spot marine life from the underwater observatory, and tuck into a delicious buffet lunch. Optional activities include scuba diving excursions, semi-submersible boat tours, and helicopter flights.
Highlights
  • Incredible views of the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands 
  • Stellar viewing ops: snorkeling, submarine, underwater observatory
  • Family-friendly tour: optional activities suitable for all ages and abilities
  • Includes lunch and round-trip transport from Airlie Beach/Hamilton Island
What to Expect
Make your own way to the port at either Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island. Traveling aboard a high-speed catamaran, set sail across the Coral Sea and enjoy dramatic views of the Whitsunday Islands and the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Great Barrier Reef along the way. Arrive at the Reefworld pontoon, anchored along the Hardy Reef, where you’ll have four hours to spend at your leisure. Dive in to swim and snorkel, cruise around the coral gardens on a semi-submersible submarine, or spot tropical fish and marine life from the underwater observatory. Morning and afternoon tea, and a delicious buffet lunch, are also included. For an even more memorable experience, sign up for one of the many optional activities, such as a guided snorkeling or scuba diving excursion, a thrilling helicopter flight over the reef, or even a relaxing massage. After a day discovering the reef, cruise back to Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island, where your tour ends.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Airlie Beach QLD 4802, Australia Hamilton Island, Whitsundays QLD, Australia Daydream Island, Whitsundays QLD 4802, Australia
Duration
10h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Up to 4 hours at the Outer Barrier Reef
  • Semi-submersible coral viewing with reef appreciation talk
  • Underwater viewing chamber
  • Buffet lunch, plus morning and afternoon tea/coffee
  • Use of snorkeling equipment
  • Environmental Management Charge (Reef tax)
Exclusions
  • Guided snorkel tours with Reef Interpreters (payable direct)
  • Introductory or certified dives (payable direct)
  • Scenic Helicopter Flights over world-famous Heart Reef (payable direct)
  • Photography, video or DVD of daily activities (payable direct)
  • Massage
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • All diving activities permit adults aged 16 years and over.
  • Nearest airports: Fly into Proserpine airport also known as Whitsunday Coast Airport (40 miles from Airlie Beach) or fly into Hamilton Island Airport
  • Please bring swimsuit, towel, protective clothing from the sun including a hat and sunblock, light jacket or sweater during the cooler months, money or credit card for optional purchases, your camera and sense of fun!
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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 300 travellers
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel at least 3 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
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AndyandLans wrote a review 6 Jan
Brisbane, Australia41 contributions13 helpful votes
We had a good day but for the price we expected a bit more. Maybe not the tours fault but the coral is looking a bit lifeless and your left searching for spots of colorful coral, there are also patches left trampled by people who either don’t know how to take care or can’t swim.
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from DOSM C, Customer Service & Sales Manager at Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
Responded 2 weeks ago
I am sorry to hear that you feel like we could've done better with your Reef experience. Hardy Reef is a mature platform reef with all the vibrant and lively coral being located on the wall of the reef, I'm sorry that this wasn't pointed out to you during your dive. I can assure you that our dive instructors are all qualified and that all safety measure are checked. I'm sorry that you felt the experience was was rushed. Unfortunately experience with the rough conditions does suggest that the team do need to be on guard to assist with any guests who get seasick as all guests react differently.
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Cat D wrote a review 3 Jan
Tamborine Mountain, Australia109 contributions44 helpful votes
A day to begin the new year! Well organised & safety conscious crew on board, all the days food is provided on board. Be prepared for a long day travelling to Hamilton island then out to the reef & back. The submersible was a highlight & the underwater viewing gallery. Sad to
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Response from DOSM C, Reservations Supervisor at Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
Responded 1 week ago
Thankyou for your review 626catd! Glad that you enjoyed your day out on the Great Barrier Reef Adventure! Hopefully we will see you again soon!
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Raithby-Family wrote a review 1 Jan
Worongary3 contributions1 helpful vote
Excellent trip for our family with kids of 3,10 & 16. We all loved the experience even if the weather wasnt the best. Crew were all helpful
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Date of experience: January 2021
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Response from DOSM C, Reservations Supervisor at Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
Responded 1 week ago
Thankyou Raithby-Family for your review! Glad that you had an excellent day out on our Great Barrier Reef Adventure!! Hopefully we will see you again soon!
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Janandrus wrote a review Dec 2020
Gold Coast, Australia38 contributions20 helpful votes
This was an amazing trip the crew were all Super friendly and all equipment given to Make the trip brilliant. The weather was touch and go so unfortunately we couldn’t do the helicopter over heart reef. Only one criticism is the food for lunch was not so nice especially when I
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Response from DOSM C, Reservations Supervisor at Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi Janandrus, Thank you for taking your time to write us a review. I am sorry to hear what happened about your lunch, I will pass it on to our management team to make sure it will not happen again. I am glad to hear that you still had a amazing day on that day. Wish we can see you soon in future.
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Sharon Mundey wrote a review Dec 2020
Brisbane, Australia5 contributions1 helpful vote
We went to Reef World to see Hardy Reef in September 2020 and we had a wonderful time and from my observations, this view was shared by others on our day trip. We did snorkeling, a scuba dive and the submarine tour. We started with the submarine tour and it was my husbands first
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Response from DOSM C, Reservations Supervisor at Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
Responded 2 weeks ago
Hi MissMundey, Thank you for your review. We are glad that you had a great day on Great Barrier Reef Adventure. Hopefully we will see you soon in future :)
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  • Cruise Whitsundays, Whitsunday Islands, and 1 more
  • Duration: 10h
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  • Languages Offered: English
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