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Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

  • Snorkeling tour to Great Barrier Reef with optional upgrades
  • Deluxe boat reaches reef in just over an hour
  • Suitable for novice snorkelers to certified divers
Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns
From US$122.83
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5 hrs on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, visiting 2 sites. Free time for snorkeling and swimming. Includes buffet lunch, snorkel gear.
One Introductory Dive
5 hrs on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, visiting 2 sites. Includes 1 introductory dive, buffet lunch, snorkel & dive gear.
Snorkeling and Heli Flight
5 hrs on the Outer Great Barrier Reef including a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight and free time to snorkel
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Optional upgrades for a semi-submersible vessel, a helicopter ride, or novice to advanced scuba diving provide a customizable experience on this  Great Barrier Reef excursion. Stick with the original tour for world-class snorkeling at a UNESCO-listed reef and an Australian BBQ lunch. Plus, traveling by super-fast boat gives you more time to spend on the reef. Regardless of your snorkeling ability, guides are on hand to provide encouragement.
What to Expect
Make your way to the Reef Fleet Terminal by 7:30am, and climb on board your boat with a maximum capacity of 100 people, including guides. Reach the Great Barrier Reef in just over an hour on one of the fastest boats in the area, letting you spend more time in the water.

Visit two prime snorkeling locations on the reef to see its famously diverse marine life. Guides provide instruction and encouragement for nervous snorkelers and help scuba divers with their gear, ensuring that everyone has a positive experience. Those wanting to stay dry can upgrade to the guided semi-submersible tour (payable upon arrival). See the Itinerary section for further details on the activities offered.

Spend five hours exploring the reef, including time for a buffet lunch including Australian barbecue, salads, pastas, and seafood. Return to the original departure point at the end of the tour.
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Bad experience for a lot of money

We booked a full day tour for around 300 dollars. Included in the tour are a transfer to the great barrier reef with a big fast boat, 3 dives at the reef for certified divers and free lunch, free snacks and free drinks on board....More

4  Thank Leon V
Reviewed 4 days ago
Stunning day of snorkeling, diving and taking a helicopter view of the reef

My son and I had a fantastic day on the reef. The boat was clean and spacious. The staff was courteous and was well trained to make sure everyone had an enjoyable experience. My son did his first dive and absolutely loved it. I snorkeled...More

Thank Janeallg
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Barrier Reef Diving and Snorkeling Cruise from Cairns

Excellent trip. We enjoyed the experiences and saw the Great Barrier Reef with so many fish and live corel.

Thank Thomastchen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing day and learned lots from the marine biologist!

We really enjoyed the whole day in the reef. We did the snorkeling tour with Alistair, the marine biologist and it was really worth it. He showed us several species and told us many interesting things about them. Afterwards on the boat ride back to...More

1  Thank Bryce292
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Brilliant staff, wonderful experience

Can't fault this company. They had so many highly trained staff on board. Everyone was super friendly and willing to help out. We did the snorkel and introductory dive. They were really patient with us beginners! Boat was modern and really nice, the bbq lunch...More

1  Thank Jo B
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12 August 2018|
Response from Judy E |
how many people can take the helicopter flight at a time?