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About Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling And Diving Cruise From Cairns

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Stop At: Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

Check-in at Reef Fleet Terminal. Check-in commences at 7.15am and ends at 7.45am. The boat, Evolution, will depart at 8am sharp.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland Australia

After boarding your deluxe boat, your Great Barrier Reef day trip starts with the boat ride from Cairns out to the reef—one of the fastest rides from Cairns.

Depending on the weather and water conditions on the day of your tour, the captain will head to one of 12 exclusive moorings, providing you with the best possible on-the-water experience that day.

Upon arrival at your first reef location, either Saxon or Norman Reef, it’s time to snorkel and dive! Hop in the water with your provided equipment and discover the underwater world full of multicoloured fish, coral, and other marine life. Your guides help you to get fitted with snorkel and scuba diving equipment, and provide instruction and encouragement to beginners and the experienced. Your friendly and knowledgeable crew is always available to help you enjoy your time in the water.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

After a morning of water activities, it is time to enjoy a delicious lunch prepared by the crew. Enjoy a BBQ lunch prepared on board with fresh fish, steak, a variety of salads, and prawns. Special dietary requirements can be catered for too including gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan and vegetarian. Please notify the operator at least 24 hours prior to travel.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Cairns, Queensland Australia

At the second reef location, North Hastings Reef, you can snorkel or dive again. If you prefer to stay dry, you can still check out this World Heritage-listed underwater world on a semi-submersible tour with live commentary by our marine biologist (own expense; payable on the day of your tour. Semi-Submersible is operational again from the 19 December) or from above with a 10-minute scenic helicopter ride (additional cost).

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

On the return trip to Cairns, snack on complimentary afternoon tea and enjoy a complimentary glass of wine to celebrate the end of your day on the sea. Fully licensed bar to purchase additional snacks and drinks!

Duration: 2 hours

OPERATES
  • Daily
INCLUSIONS
  • BBQ lunch prepared onboard with fresh fish, prawns, steak, salads (Veg, GF, DF & Vegan options)
  • Cruise onboard the fastest, most luxurious superyacht
  • 5 hours reef time at 2 spectacular outer reef locations
  • Use of SCUBA equipment
  • Use of Snorkelling equipment
  • Up to 3 Introductory or Certified Scuba Dives (if selected)
  • Free lycra/stinger suit hire
  • Glass of wine and a snack on return journey
  • 10-minute Scenic Flight (if selected)
  • Relax in comfort in spacious air-conditioned modern lounges and stylish upper deck
  • Entry/Admission - Reef Fleet Terminal
  • Entry/Admission - Great Barrier Reef
EXCLUSIONS
  • $20 per person admin/fuel levy (to be paid direct prior to travel if purchased prior to July23 2021)
  • Private transportation
ADDITIONAL INFO
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 4 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Check-in is from 7.15am at Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns. Please make your way to the Down Under Cruise and Dive counter to check-in. Boat departs 8.00am sharp.
  • All divers are required to complete a Medical Questionnaire. In our commitment to the safety of our guests, divers over 65 years (or 45 years for PADI dive courses) must have a medical clearance with a physician the confirms they are Fit To Dive. This can be provided by your own GP before you leave for your holiday. Please be aware that certain medical conditions (e.g. asthma, heart disease, diabetes) and/or prescription medication may prevent some people from diving.
  • Children aged and under 12 years (introductory) and 10 years (certified divers) are not permitted to participate in onboard diving activities as per Queensland Australian Law.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be in the immediate company of a parent or legal guardian.
  • For Certified Diving, evidence of dive certification is required from all divers wishing to participate in a certified dive.
  • Diving within 24 hours before your flight is not permitted.
  • Due to comfort, weight and balance of the aircraft, the weight limit for helicopters is 130kg. Please contact the supplier directly for further information.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • $20 per person admin/fuel levy (to be paid direct prior to travel if purchased prior to July 23, 2021)
  • Special dietary requirements must be confirmed at least 24 hours prior to travel directly with the tour operator. Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free options are available.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 124 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
DEPARTURE & RETURN
1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
TERMS & CONDITIONS
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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  • zhivkot333 5
    15 Dec 2021

    Great value, professional and friendly staff. Enjoyed every little bit of the whole day. Impressive organisation for locally owned business

  • N5209JHdebrat 5
    15 Dec 2021

    Amazing experience. Staff absolutely AAAA++++. So caring, professional and relaxed making the trip soooo relaxing. I'm not a confident swimmer but the crew made me feel at ease and I was able to conquer my ocean and snorkeling fears! Highly Recommend doing helicopter flight as well. Just beautiful. Thankyou for making our 1st trip to The Great Barrier Reef one to remember and we will be back.

  • ShannonW2090 5
    14 Dec 2021

    Amazing, absolute value for money, everything that is promised is delivered along with an amazing team of staff. We will be bringing our kids back and booking with these guys again for sure

  • sai_h 5
    14 Dec 2021

    Me and my friends have never swim before. The extra care that the crew took on us impressed me a lot. They were really friendly. Especially Julia(professional diver) taught us really well. All thanks to her.

  • Anna G 4
    14 Dec 2021

    Went on a day tour with my best friend as locals. We did the intro dive and snorkel and loved it that much we paid extra for another dive. The staff were all very friendly, Aaron, phil and jack stood out in making our day 😋 Thankyou for such a wonderful experience! Would do again 😍😍

  • N1228HVheidia 5
    12 Dec 2021

    The crew were absolutely amazing. So friendly and made us feel at home and comfortable. Service and lynch was fantastic. I would highly recommend this family business to anyone. The 1st reef, Saxons Reef was beautiful.

  • Aj_Bhagz 5
    12 Dec 2021

    This is the team you should select to snorkel the Great Barrier Reef with! You enjoy every cent you spend for the ticketed price. Indie, Jasmine and Amber were amazing at settling my petrified nerves before the first snorkel session! I hadn't snorkelled in a while and they were soo kind and patient with me. Not too mention dealing with motion sickness. Once I was in the water, the clear blue waters and vivid coloured fish and coral consumed all my attention. It was also painful to see the bleached coral in some areas with over growth of algae. That did not overshadow the absolute wonderland beneath the surface of the waters. The real star of my visit was Shaylene, my snorkel master for the second session. Yes, you get 5 hours to snorkel! She was amazing and took her time showing me soo many very interesting accomplishments that the reef restoration efforts have a achieved to date. I was giddy with excitement when I got to see first hand the coral nurseries, the planted corals and thriving humungous plate corals ( the largest of which could have been 5m wide!). I completely forgot of my fears of deep open water where sharks reside, all thanks to Shaylene. It is also important to acknowledge the scientific work that the onboard Marine Biologists Alistair Cheguidden and Phil Jr undertake during their daily activities; be it briefing us about the reef, taking us out on snorkel tours or carrying out data collection on the reef. I believe this collaboration between science and tourism should be developed further and established as a mandatory requirement for ALL tour operators on the Great Barrier Reef. So, that we may preserve this natural wonder for generations to come. I look forward to my next visit. Keep up the great work!

  • ryujewii 5
    11 Dec 2021

    It was smooth sailing for the entire trip. The cruise ship was very nice and clean. The crew members were always jolly and enjoyable to be around. The customer service was amazing, they constantly keep check of everything to make sure we were safe and well, and able to enjoy our time. Big thanks to Eddie. I was worried about having to bring enough food because I read some cruise giving only light refreshment or not enough food, but they prepared a big nice and hot buffet after swimming, with great vegan options. This was my first time scuba diving and I did 2 dives. Instructions were given clearly and demonstrated well which made it very easy to follow. Diving gears were in good condition and well looked after by friendly big guy Aaron. However, my partner had some trouble getting into the ocean, she was very afraid of water. I really appreciate the crew being caring and encouraging about it but I wish they were just a tiny bit more gentle. Credits to dive instructor Dom for being calm and soothing enough to get her to dive in and able to enjoy the great reef. And also yes the dive sites were beautiful with lots of marine life. We didn't find any turtles but the fishes were all very colourful and pretty, along with the corals. I spotted a lot of sea slugs and I think they should get more appreciation, they looked very funny.

  • Hoani_S 5
    05 Dec 2021

    The crew were very friendly and overall cleanliness of the boat was very good, the food was good quality and the reef was awesome

  • PengTjun_C 5
    01 Dec 2021

    We had a lovely day with Revolution team. The staffs are very professional and friendly. The reef was beautiful. We would recommend this experience to anyone.

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