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Join us on a 3 day tour from Brisbane, Gold Coast or Sunshine Coast to the beautiful Bundaberg region, incorporating a day on the Southern Great Barrier Reef. Spend a full day on Lady Musgrave Island, swimming, snorkelling and enjoying a glass bottom boat tour on the reef. Learn about the wildlife, particularly the turtles, of the Bundaberg region, and relax at night in comfortable accommodation on Kellys Beach.

  • Full day tour to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Visit Mon Repos Turtle Centre
  • Swim with the Whales (in season only)
  • Snorkel School for beginners
  • Comfortable beachside accommodation

We take you on the most amazing Great Barrier Reef experience ever created. Enjoy the world’s most exotic wildlife experience as we take you to the world’s Largest Reef, to see the world’s Largest Turtle Research Centre, and to swim with one of the world’s Largest Animals - the mighty HUMPBACK WHALE. Join us on the Great Barrier Reef where we will see migrating birds, turtles and coral, in a place that many would call “Nirvana.” Snorkeling, diving and deep-sea fishing is what this place is famous for, as we encounter colours and beauty unsurpassed anywhere in the world. You can even go for a swim with the turtles as they wait patiently at a cleaning station for the little fish to clean their bodies. The Southern Great Barrier Reef is known for its Stinger Free environment - allowing us to swim without worry all year.

Departing from Gold Coast, Brisbane and Sunshine Coast, Sunset Safaris offers the best value & most comprehensive Great Barrier Reef experience ever made. Enjoy a FULLY GUIDED tour, and take all the worries out of your Great Barrier Reef experience with our carefully planned itinerary & Tour Guides. Our package includes all accommodation, food and the Great Barrier Reefs most exciting itinerary, making this tour #1 for VALUE and FUN.

Live Turtle Encounter - November to March
Only Sunset Safaris offers the MON REPOS Live Turtle Encounter on the Great Barrier Reef. See nature at its wildest as migrating turtles crawl up the beach and lay eggs in the sand. From February, you will also see the baby hatchling turtles crawl out of the sand and make their way down to the beach. For many, this experience is one of the highlights in Australia and is guaranteed to leave lasting memories.
Off Season Turtle Centre - April to October
In the off season, Sunset Safaris offers an informative turtle experience at the Mon Repos Turtle Conservation Centre. Learn all about the life cycle of these magnificent creatures, and the conservation efforts that are being made for the protection of the endangered Loggerhead Turtle. This is an interactive display that is both educational and impressive.

Swim with the Whales
Swim with the WHALES Experience- June to November
ONLY Sunset Safaris offers a SWIM WITH THE WHALES* option as part of your Great Barrier Reef Experience. Encounter the majestic grace of the singing Humpback Whales as they curiously investigate our snorkelers hanging onto a line at close range. Our boat is the ONLY Swim with the Whales vessel on the Great Barrier Reef, offering our guests the absolute pinnacle of Great Barrier Reef Tourism. (Swim with the Whales is optional & attracts a small extra fee). For those not confident in going into the water with the whales, have no fear, as the WHALE WATCHING* from the boat is almost as spectacular. (*during whale season only)
Accommodation – Kelly’s Beach Resort

Our resort accommodation is right beside Kellys Beach with swimming pools, restaurant, bar, & easy beach access for that moonlit walk. We offer comfortable accommodation to suit your budget & lifestyle with 4 - 6 bed Multi-share ECO Villa accommodation, including single beds in the loft, or Queen & single beds on the ground floor. Choose a Villa for yourself, or save money & share with others from the tour. All ECO Villas have lounge room, bathroom, toilet, air-conditioning & balcony with outdoor setting. Enjoy the spacious gardens, lakes & entertainment areas in this beautiful ECO resort. Tennis, pool-table, air-hockey & other games also available.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Fully guided tour and return coach transfers,
    Standard Multi-share Eco Villa Accommodation (4 – 6 Share),
    Most Meals (2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners),
    Wildlife Park Entry,
    Mon Repo Turtle Conservation Entry,
    FREE Guided Snorkel School and Fish Feeding,
    Full day Great Barrier Reef Tour including wetsuit,
    Snorkelling equipment,
    Glass bottom boat cruise.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Optional scuba diving & reef fishing.

  • Duration:

    3 days / 2 nights.
    MONDAY DEPARTURE: Monday Morning to Wednesday Evening.
    FRIDAY DEPARTURE Friday Morning to Sunday Evening.

  • Departure:

    No Specific Times Mon, Fri

  • Return:

    4.40pm Big Pineapple
    6.30pm Brisbane
    7.30pm Gold Coast

  • Departure points:

    Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Maryborough

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    BRISBANE: 7:15 am
    Pick-up & Drop off: Level 3, Bus Bay 26-30, Brisbane Transit Centre (also known as Roma Street Transit Centre),151 Roma Street. Brisbane.

    GOLD COAST: 5.45am (Additional Gold Coast transfer fee applies)
    Pick-up & Drop Off: Mantra on View Surfers Paradise, 22 View St, Surfers Paradise (wait outside main entrance).

    SUNSHINE COAST: 8.30am (Additional Sunshine Coast transfer fee applies)
    Pick-up & Drop Off: Big Pineapple - Nambour Connection Rd Woombye.

    Additional pick ups may be available from Cooroy or Maryborough on application. Please contact for details.

    Be ready to go by the departure times, but allow time for your bus to arrive. Unpredictable traffic conditions heading out of Brisbane can slow us down.

    After Tour Transfers: pick up and drop off in different regions may attract additional fees. Please contact for further information.

  • What to bring:

    Bath/Shower Towel,
    Small torch & Batteries,
    Sunscreen & Hat,
    Walking Shoes,
    Water Bottle,
    Film & Camera,
    Warm Clothing (it may get cool any time of year),
    One Change of clothing per day,
    Rain Coat.

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Children are only taken under the supervision of parents. Parents are advised that if travelling with minors aged 16 years and under, you will be required to upgrade your accommodation to a private room, as children are not allowed in the shared backpacker accommodation.
    Children are classed as 13 years and under to receive child prices. Children between 14 and 17 are eligible for the student discount - Please contact on 07 40413244 to receive discount.

    Children are only taken under the supervision of parents. Parents are advised that all bookings with minors up to the age of 16 years must upgrade to a private room as children are not allowed in the shared accommodation.
    Child prices are available to children 13 years and under.
    Children between 14 and 17 are eligible for the $10 student discount - Please contact on 07 47041 3244 to receive this discount.

  • Additional Information:

    $210 per person Boat Access and National Park Fees payable to driver in cash upon departure.

    Luggage size is restricted due to lack of luggage room on buses, and government legislation. Max Bag Size - 40cm wide x 30cm deep x 60 cm high.
    MUST CONTACT US PRIOR for OVERSIZE Luggage. A surcharge may be applied to large luggage with prior written consent. No refunds will be given as a result of luggage refusal.

  • Destinations:

    Great Barrier Reef, Lady Musgrave Island and Seventeen Seventy (1770)

Optional Extras

  • Gold Coast Pick-up

    Surcharge applicable for passengers departing and returning to the Gold Coast.

    Adults: $30.00 | Children: $30.00 | Pensioners: $30.00

  • Sunshine Coast Pick-up

    Discount available to passengers departing and returning to the Sunshine Coast.

    Adults: $-10.00 | Children: $-10.00 | Pensioners: $-10.00

  • Student/Backpacker Discount

    Discount available to holders of full-time student cards and backapacker association cards. Must present cards if requested.

    Adults: $-10.00 | Children: $-10.00

  • Eco Villa Twin Share Upgrade (per person) - must book 2 person in room

    Eco Villa Twin Share Upgrade (per person). Upgrades are subject to confirmation by the tour operator after booking. Please consider contacting us to check availability first.

    Adults: $150.00 | Children: $150.00

  • Eco Villa Room Single Share Upgrade - maximum 1 person per room

    Eco Villa Single Share Upgrade (per person). Upgrades are subject to confirmation by the tour operator after booking. Please consider contacting us to check availability first.

    Adults: $300.00 | Children: $300.00

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