Deluxe Reef Cruise with up to 6 hours at the Reef

$245.00

OFD

Travel with style and speed on our comfortable 20 metre motor catamaran, taking only 1 hour to arrive at Upolu Reef. Experience personalised service on this deluxe reef cruise and visit two unique Great Barrier Reef sites.  This is the only boat in Cairns offering a full 6 hours on the reef, so you will get to enjoy all the reef activities, whilst still having plenty of time to relax and enjoy a long lazy lunch. Join an adventure drift snorkel tour with our attentive crew and jump on board for an informative glass bottom boat tour. This is a fantastic reef trip suited to snorkellers, divers and families.

Your Preferred Date
Adult $245.00
Child $180.00
Family $773.00
Adult + 1 Intro dive $350.00
Child + 1 Intro dive $285.00
Adult + 2 Intro dive $400.00
Child + 2 Intro dive $335.00
Adult + 1 Cert dive $315.00
Child + 1 Cert dive $250.00
Adult + 2 Cert dive $350.00
Child + 2 Cert dive $285.00
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Rates are valid until 31st March 2023.  Child: 4-14 years.  Family: 2 adults & 2 children.

**Regarding Scuba Diving: Minimum age is 12 years. There are time restrictions for flying after diving and some medical conditions will prevent you from diving. Some of the more common conditions are Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy, Pregnancy and heart or lung conditions. Some other medical conditions/medications may also be a problem. If you are unsure about any specific condition please contact us.

Travel with style and speed on our comfortable 20 metre motor catamaran, taking only 1 hour to arrive at Upolu Reef. Experience personalised service on this deluxe reef cruise and visit two unique Great Barrier Reef sites. This is the only boat in Cairns offering a full 6 hours on the reef, so you will get to enjoy all the reef activities, whilst still having plenty of time to relax and enjoy a long lazy lunch. Join an adventure drift snorkel tour with our attentive crew and jump on board for an informative glass bottom boat tour. This is a fantastic reef trip suited to snorkellers, divers and families.

Introductory Scuba Dive

Scuba diving lesson, tuition and a few skill tests on board and holding onto a bar in the water. Top quality Scubapro diving equipment (including Wet / Stinger Suit). 30 minute hand-held, fully guided scuba dive. Our introductory dive program is suitable for anyone and everyone. No previous experience is required. On arrival at the reef introductory divers are placed in small groups with qualified dive instructors. The maximum group size is 2 divers per instructor, but smaller groups are available, including one on one tuition, for the very nervous.

Certified Diving

All our certified dive groups are small, usually no more than 4 in a group and all are offered a complimentary guide to ensure that you get the most of your dive on the Great Barrier Reef! Whether you are a newly certified diving novice, someone who has not dived for years or a seasoned diver with hundreds of dives to your credit, we will show you the very best of the Great Barrier Reef.

  • Morning tea and coffee, Danish pastries and fresh fruit on boarding
  • 6 full hours on the reef at 2 destinations, including Upolu Cay Reef & Outer Edge Upolu Reef
  • Snorkelling tuition, tours and in-water assistance if required
  • Adventure Drift Snorkelling Tour with Marine Naturalist
  • Top quality Snorkelling / Diving Equipment (masks, fins, snorkel etc)
  • Lycra or wetsuits (depending on the season) and buoyancy snorkel vests
  • Large smorgasbord lunch: smoked salmon and prawns / mixed meat platter / chicken platter / 3 salads and assorted breads
  • Reef Talk by Marine Interpreter
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour
  • Prescription masks (please pre-book)
  • Scuba diving demonstration
  • Fish feed
  • Transfers to and from Upolu Cay (when conditions allow)
  • Platter of tropical fruit, cheese, crackers and assorted cake served during day
  • Depart Cairns: 8.00am (check in at Reef Fleet Terminal from 7.15am)
  • Return Cairns: 5.00pm

Boarding commences at 7.30am, and you will enjoy Danish pastries, fresh fruit, tea & coffee. Travelling to our first destination takes only 1 hour – enjoy the cruise!

Upon arrival at our private “Wonder Wall” mooring on Upolu Reef, swim, snorkel and dive (optional extra) this truly amazing location under the watchful eye of our safety conscious staff.

Experience the abundant corals and sea life with a guided adventure drift snorkel tour.

Enjoy a glass bottom boat trip with our marine naturalist.

Lunch is a sumptuous, self serve buffet consisting of Queensland prawns, Tasmanian smoked salmon, roast chicken, mixed meat platter, 3 fresh salad selections and assorted breads. This is served around 11.30am and can be eaten in the air conditioned interior, or on our exterior decks, while we move to the second location for the day.

Relax and unwind in the crystal clear waters surrounding the Cay and enjoy a snorkel in the shallow waters where the coral outcrops are just under the surface.

On times where conditions and tides are right, we can land guests on the cay. Even if this is not the case on your day of travel, you can swim, snorkel and enjoy these beautiful shallow turquoise waters, every day. Or, if you prefer, spend some quality time sunbathing on the spacious comfortable deck areas, or relax in the air-conditioned comfort of the saloon.

A tropical fruit platter, cheese and crackers and cake is served on cruise home.