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Sightseeing Cruises

Full Day Green Island Reef Catamaran Cruise

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AU$110
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Mobile Ticket
6 hr.
Meals Included
  • Explore the tropical paradise that is Green Island, located on the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Choose to go snorkeling amongst coral gardens; or admire coral reefs and marine life from atop a glass bottom boat (extra to do both).
  • If you've chosen it as an option, you can end your tour with a delicious buffet lunch.
  • You could also simply relax on the beach and try refreshments from the island's pool bar.
  • Explore the tropical paradise that is Green Island, located on the Great Barrier Reef.
  • Choose to go snorkeling amongst coral gardens; or admire coral reefs and marine life from atop a glass bottom boat (extra to do both).
  • If you've chosen it as an option, you can end your tour with a delicious buffet lunch.
  • You could also simply relax on the beach and try refreshments from the island's pool bar.

Inclusions

  • Cruise to Green Island by catamaran
  • Full-day cruise
  • Free choice of snorkeling gear or glass-bottom boat (extra to do both)
  • Snorkeling demonstration and reef presentation en route to Green Island
  • Use of Big Cat vessel during time at island as an air-conditioned base
  • Island rainforest boardwalks
  • Buffet lunch (if selected)

Exclusions

  • Transfers
  • Diving activities

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Full Day Cruise
  • Full Day Cruise with Buffet Lunch
  • Infants aged 0-3 enter for free. Children aged 4-14 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Ocean Safari Tour

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AU$184
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Mobile Ticket
4 hr.
Transfers Included
  • Board the Ocean Safari boat and enjoy a 25-minute ride to the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • A skipper and eco host will be on board and will help you appreciate the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the coastal rainforest of the Daintree.
  • Enjoy 2 hours of snorkeling in Mackay and Undine Reefs and swim with the turtles.
  • Your ticket includes courtesy pick-ups from hotels in Cape Tribulation.
  • Board the Ocean Safari boat and enjoy a 25-minute ride to the tropical waters of the Great Barrier Reef.
  • A skipper and eco host will be on board and will help you appreciate the Great Barrier Reef, as well as the coastal rainforest of the Daintree.
  • Enjoy 2 hours of snorkeling in Mackay and Undine Reefs and swim with the turtles.
  • Your ticket includes courtesy pick-ups from hotels in Cape Tribulation.

Inclusions

  • Visit to two reef sites – Mackay and Undine Reefs
  • 2 hours exploring the underwater world and swimming with turtles
  • All snorkeling equipment
  • Personalised snorkel instruction
  • Reef interpretation talks and eco appreciation presentations
  • Courtesy pick up and drop off

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Morning Tour
  • Afternoon Tour
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Full-Day Cruise at Great Barrier Reef with Chef Lunch and Snorkeling

AU$240
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Mobile Ticket
8 hr. 30 min.
Meals Included
  • Embark on a journey to the outer Great Barrier Reef, guided by expert staff, featuring exclusive snorkeling stops and a special BBQ lunch.
  • Travel in comfort and style on Australia's most opulent reef vessel, which ensures less travel time and more time immersed in nature's grandeur.
  • Explore the diverse marine life as you dive or snorkel at Saxon or Norman Reef and your knowledgeable dive crew is on hand to encourage and help you if needed.
  • Savor a mouthwatering BBQ lunch, including vegetarian options, surrounded by the reef's beauty, enhancing your underwater exploration.
  • Visit the North Hastings Reef for another snorkeling adventure or explore the Great Barrier Reef from above (additional cost) and conclude the tour adventure with a glass of wine and a light snack
  • Embark on a journey to the outer Great Barrier Reef, guided by expert staff, featuring exclusive snorkeling stops and a special BBQ lunch.
  • Travel in comfort and style on Australia's most opulent reef vessel, which ensures less travel time and more time immersed in nature's grandeur.
  • Explore the diverse marine life as you dive or snorkel at Saxon or Norman Reef and your knowledgeable dive crew is on hand to encourage and help you if needed.
  • Savor a mouthwatering BBQ lunch, including vegetarian options, surrounded by the reef's beauty, enhancing your underwater exploration.
  • Visit the North Hastings Reef for another snorkeling adventure or explore the Great Barrier Reef from above (additional cost) and conclude the tour adventure with a glass of wine and a light snack

Inclusions

  • Full-day cruise to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Guides/captains
  • 2 outer reef site visits
  • 5 hours of reef time to snorkel
  • Diving course (optional)
  • Snorkel masks
  • Chef-prepared BBQ lunch (allergies catered for on request)
  • Tea and coffee
  • 1 glass of wine
  • Light snack

Exclusions

  • Admin/fuel levy
  • Semi-submersible tour
  • Underwater camera hire
  • Lycra sun-suits
  • Tip: Try and take some time out to visit the rusty market between Sheridan and Grafton Street that comes to life from Friday to Sunday, offering visitors a wide variety of exotic fruits and vegetables.
  • This activity is dependent on the weather.
  • All divers are required to complete an onboard medical questionnaire.
  • Divers over 65 must have medical clearance from a physician confirming they are fit to dive. Please be aware that certain medical conditions (e.g. asthma, heart disease, diabetes) and any prescription medications will require a letter or email from a doctor clearing you to dive. This clearance must state your full name, the doctor's name, and practice, and the clearance to dive for the specific medications/condition.
  • Special dietary requirements should be confirmed directly with the activity provider.
  • Bring along your, sunglasses, sunscreen, change of clothes, towel, and swimwear.
  • The experience is restricted for guests aged 12 and under.
  • Note that the following is not allowed during this experience: large bags.
  • Diving within 24 hours before your flight is not permitted.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Full-Day Cruise at Great Barrier Reef & Scenic Helicopter Flight with Lunch

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AU$340
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Mobile Ticket
8 hr. 30 min.
Meals Included
  • Experience the thrill of a full-day luxury yacht cruise and a scenic helicopter flight over the iconic Great Barrier Reef.
  • This exclusive tour stands out with its 2 snorkeling stops at the reef's prime locations and the option to add scuba dives (at additional cost).
  • Delight in a BBQ buffet lunch including prawns, fish, steak, and vegetarian options, perfectly complementing your day of exploration with authentic Australian flavors.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking aerial view of the World Heritage-listed reef with a 10-minute heli-ride, spotting marine life like manta rays, turtles, and possibly whales!
  • Wind down with another snorkel or relax on the sun-drenched yacht deck, ending with a complimentary wine and snack on the cruise back to Cairns.
  • Experience the thrill of a full-day luxury yacht cruise and a scenic helicopter flight over the iconic Great Barrier Reef.
  • This exclusive tour stands out with its 2 snorkeling stops at the reef's prime locations and the option to add scuba dives (at additional cost).
  • Delight in a BBQ buffet lunch including prawns, fish, steak, and vegetarian options, perfectly complementing your day of exploration with authentic Australian flavors.
  • Marvel at the breathtaking aerial view of the World Heritage-listed reef with a 10-minute heli-ride, spotting marine life like manta rays, turtles, and possibly whales!
  • Wind down with another snorkel or relax on the sun-drenched yacht deck, ending with a complimentary wine and snack on the cruise back to Cairns.

Inclusions

  • 5-hour cruise at Great Barrier Reef
  • 10-minute scenic flight from Hastings Reef
  • Experienced & professional dive instructors
  • 2 snorkeling opportunities
  • 3 introductory or certified dives (optional)
  • Equipment and floatation devices
  • BBQ lunch
  • Glass of wine
  • Light snack
  • 7:15am to 7.45am: Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal - 1
  • 8.00am: Evolution departs Cairns for the first reef location
  • 11:30am: Enjoy a BBQ buffet lunch onboard
  • 1:00pm: Evolution arrives at the second reef location where you will take to the sky for your scenic helicopter flight
  • 3:00pm: Evolution departs for Cairns
  • 4:30pm: Evolution arrives back in Cairns
  • Tip: Be on the lookout for whales during your helicopter flight if you're visiting in winter.
  • The experience is restricted for guests aged 12 and under for the introductory course and 10 and under for the certification course.
  • The helicopter experience is restricted for guests weighing more than 130 kg.
  • Note that the following is not allowed during this experience: large bags.
  • Diving within 24 hours before your flight is not permitted.
  • Divers over 65 must have medical clearance from a physician confirming they are fit to dive. Please be aware that certain medical conditions (e.g. asthma, heart disease, diabetes) and any prescription medications will require a letter or email from a doctor clearing you to dive. This clearance must state your full name, the doctor's name, and practice, and the clearance to dive for the specific medications/condition.
  • Special dietary requirements should be confirmed directly with the activity provider.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Sightseeing Cruises

Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise with Buffet Lunch, Snorkeling & Glass Boat Tours

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AU$289
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Mobile Ticket
8 hr. - 9 hr.
Meals Included
  • Sail to the crystal clear waters of the outer reef on a comfortable catamaran on this exciting cruise.
  • Interact with unique marine life native to Australia in a fish feeding session with the onboard marine biologist then explore the underwater world on your own with all snorkeling equipment and safety instructions provided.
  • Get a glimpse of sea life without getting wet in a special submarine with wide viewing windows during your semi-submersible tour and explore the exotic fish underwater through a glass-bottom boat tour.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch buffet with lots of appetizing options including fresh seafood.
  • Make your experience more thrilling by upgrading your ticket to include a guided snorkeling tour or an introductory dive in the clear waters.
  • Sail to the crystal clear waters of the outer reef on a comfortable catamaran on this exciting cruise.
  • Interact with unique marine life native to Australia in a fish feeding session with the onboard marine biologist then explore the underwater world on your own with all snorkeling equipment and safety instructions provided.
  • Get a glimpse of sea life without getting wet in a special submarine with wide viewing windows during your semi-submersible tour and explore the exotic fish underwater through a glass-bottom boat tour.
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch buffet with lots of appetizing options including fresh seafood.
  • Make your experience more thrilling by upgrading your ticket to include a guided snorkeling tour or an introductory dive in the clear waters.

Inclusions

  • Wetsuit and Lycra suit
  • Informative commentary
  • Semi-submersible and glass boat tours
  • Fish feeding
  • Deck amenities
  • All snorkeling equipment
  • Safety instruction
  • Buffet lunch
  • Snorkeling tour with supervisor (optional)
  • Introductory dive (optional)
  • Tip: Keep an eye out for the world's largest coral reef, which can be best observed from the spacious sundeck.
  • Bring along sunglasses, sun hat, swimwear, change of clothes, towel and sunscreen.
  • Certain medical conditions like asthma, epilepsy, high blood pressure, or specific medications may exclude individuals from diving.
  • The minimum age to dive is 12. Guests under 18 require guardian permission.
  • This experience is wheelchair accessible.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.