Online Price: $215AUD
Retail Price: $215
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WHY CHOOSE THIS Great Barrier Reef Tour?

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Snorkel/dive at two unique coral reef locations

Enjoy snorkelling at two unique coral reef locations on an Outer Great Barrier Reef tour from Cairns and go on a scenic journey to pristine reefs with snorkelling and swimming.

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Tuition & assistance provided for first timers

Go on a guided tour with ample tuition & assistance provided for first timers from friendly and experienced crew. An informative session related to equipment use and safety is also included, perfect for amateurs.

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Travel in a luxury catamaran for a premium experience

Travel in a luxury catamaran with sun-decks and an air-conditioned saloon. Your cruise also features a glass bottom offering you views of coral and marine life without even getting wet.

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Six hours of actual reef time with no rush in the day

Tuck into a buffet spread of smoked salmon, chilled prawns, cold chicken and meats, three different salads and fresh breads on board for lunch. Also included is morning tea with fruit and Danish pastries & afternoon tea with cheese & crackers and a selection of cakes.

Upolu Cay Reef is a coral treat waiting for you just 30 kms away from Cairns on the Great Barrier Reef. Explore this snorkelling and scuba diving location and peek into the vibrant underwater world of fish, turtles, rays and more! 

Travel to Upolu Cay on a luxury catamaran with sun-decks and an air-conditioned saloon. After you board, tea is served along with fruit and Danish pastries. The vessel also has a glass bottom, giving you a sneak preview of the coral action.

Later, the friendly and experienced crew gives you a hands-on session on the use of safety gear. Swim, snorkel or choose the optional dive under the watchful eye of the safety-conscious crew. 

If tides are low and conditions permit, you can walk on the cay as well. Also spot some shy, blue-spotted stingrays feeding in the shallow waters. After your exciting exploration on the Upolu Cay Reef, enjoy a sumptuous feast of smoked salmon, chilled prawns, cold chicken and meats, three different salads and fresh breads on board. While you’re tucking into lunch, the vessel moves to the next reef, which is the Outer Edge Upolu Reef.

Snorkel at the ‘Wonder Wall’, a 14-metre structure with varieties of coral, giant clams and an abundance of reef fish of all sorts. Later, you are served tea, complete with cheese & crackers and a selection of cakes, along with piping hot cups of coffee and tea. Cosy up on the comfortable chairs as you head back to mainland.

  • 6-hour reef cruise & snorkel in Upolu Reef
  • Optional scuba diving at Upolu Reef
  • Two unique reef destinations visited
  • High snorkel and dive crew to guest ratio
  • Glass bottom boat tour with marine naturalist 
  • Adventure drift snorkel tour with interesting talk on coral reef by marine interpreter
  • Snorkelling tuition and use of top quality snorkelling gear including buoyancy vests, lycra suits/wetsuits and prescription masks 
  • Fish feeding
  • Danish pastries + fresh fruit on boarding
  • Coffee + tea all day
  • Large lunch including seafood
  • Fresh water showers on back deck
  • Tropical afternoon tea (cheese platters / fresh fruit and cake platters) on cruise home
Coach transfers from city
Coach transfers from city $16

Choose an upgrade for transfer to and from the cruise boarding point to your Cairns accommodation.

Coach transfers from Northern Beaches
Coach transfers from Northern Beaches $23

Choose an upgrade for transfer to and from the cruise boarding point to your Northern Beaches accommodation (as far as Palm Cove)

Scuba Diving Introductory (First Dive)
Scuba Diving Introductory (First Dive) $105

Go scuba diving with this upgrade once. No previous diving experience required for this 30-minute dive. Gear & lesson included. 

Scuba Diving Introductory (Second Dive)
Scuba Diving Introductory (Second Dive) $50

Go scuba diving twice with this upgrade. No previous diving experience required. Gear & lesson included.

Scuba Diving Certified (First Dive)
Scuba Diving Certified (First Dive) $75

40-min dive suitable for experienced divers, you will be assigned a complimentary guide/dive buddy. State of the art equipment and a brief on diving location and procedures included.

Scuba Diving Certified (Second Dive)
Scuba Diving Certified (Second Dive) $35

You get to have two dives of 40 minutes each to do some proper coral sightseeing!

Operates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Departure/Pickup Location: From Ocean Free & Ocean Freedom Desk Reef Fleet Terminal

Boards: 07:15 | Departs: 08:00 | Returns: 16:30

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