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2-Day Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience

  • 2-day Reefsleep experience - the only place in Australia where you can sleep on the Great Barrier Reef!
  • A maximum of 30 people are accommodated at Reefsleep at any time, so you can enjoy peace and serenity
  • Spend the night sleeping out under the stars in an Australian swag
2-Day Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience
From US$386.12
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2-Day Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience in a double swag (twin share)
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2-Day Great Barrier Reef Reefsleep Experience in a single swag (single share)
Spend two days and one night at the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world’s largest coral-reef systems. The Reefworld pontoon is your base for snorkeling, semi-submersible rides and other underwater explorations by day. Stay overnight at Reefsleep, located on the upper deck of the pontoon, 40 nautical miles (74 km) from shore and sleep under the stars in a swag (tent). Includes most meals and round-trip transport from the Port of Airlie or Hamilton Island.
What to Expect
Your 2-day trip to the Great Barrier Reef begins when you board the high-speed catamaran at the Port of Airlie or Hamilton Island. Transfer to Reefworld, the innovative pontoon that features an interactive underwater viewing chamber, a semi-submersible and a spacious sun deck. Enjoy activities such as snorkeling, semi-submersible tours and scuba diving (own expense) with experienced guides who provide all the necessary equipment and instruction, in addition to informative commentary about the underwater world.

For your overnight accommodation, you'll stay in a swag—a tent equipped with a mattress and bedding. One breakfast, two lunches and one dinner are included, along with afternoon tea. It's the ultimate way to experience one of Australia's most famous natural wonders.
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1 - 5 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
I would give them a six if could, never dropped the ball once

We had the most wonderful time on our reefsleep stay. We scored beautiful weather and an equally beautiful crew, we were never short of an activity or something to see. We were spoilt with delicious meals, great company and the most stunning views to boot....More

Thank Isabella B
CruiseWhitsundays, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Isabella, thank you for your review. We're thrilled you enjoyed the unique Reefsleep experience with us and will pass your feedback onto Georgie and Krystal.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Memorable way to experience Great Barrier Reef

We arrived early at the Airlie Beach Marine Center from our nearby hotel. The big catamaran type boat could take a couple hundred and was well designed for the long, rough trip out to the reef and the big anchored, pontoon boat that stayed in...More

1  Thank PaulAK2011
Reviewed 4 July 2018
A safe way to see the Great Barrier Reef for 36 hours

25 years ago, the Great Barrier Reef excursion left me with a wish to stay overnight in this place so as to enjoy the fullness of this amazing part of the world. Having travelled to the Maldives many times since then I have always wanted...More

1  Thank Simba_Fan_HK
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile
Bucketlist Destination

◦ My husband and I have just spent two days and one night at Heart Pontoon on Hardy Reef, being looked after by the lovely staff of Cruise Whitsundays. Wow, what an experience! We did an escorted snorkel as I wasn’t quite confident and needed...More

2  Thank Trailblayza
CruiseWhitsundays, Product Administrator at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Trailblayza, thank you for your review. We're delighted to hear your Reefsleep experience was amazing.

Reviewed 21 May 2018
A Great Way to have a Portion of the Reef ALL to YOURSELF!

Reefsleep was a great experience. Being able to snorkel late in the afternoon and early in the morning, with only the few other reefsleep guests is where the huge benefit is. The swags were comfortable and differ was delicious. Our host Georgie was AMAZING, friendly...More

Thank ahackett2018
CruiseWhitsundays, Sales Manager at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2018

Hi ahackett2018, thank you for taking the time to review Reefsleep. We're so happy you enjoyed your time on the reef with Georgie.

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