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Tour ID: 10004533

The complete reef and island experience awaits with this exciting cruise. A fast 45 minute catamaran ride across the Coral Sea will take you to beautiful Green Island to enjoy two hours on this unique reef and rainforest coral cay. A day of adventure and discovery continues onto Great Adventures’ spacious activity platform moored on the majestic Outer Great Barrier Reef.

You'll cruise in air-conditioned comfort to our spacious platform where guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers can enjoy a magical day. Features include undercover seating and tables to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch, full bar facilities, change rooms with freshwater showers, sundeck, spacious airconditioned semi-submersible, snorkel platforms and scuba diving facilities with a semi-submerged platform.

Included in your day:
• Return fast catamaran cruise to Green Island and Great Barrier Reef
• Morning tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
• Two (2) hours on Green Island including use of island swimming pool
• Morning tea cake selection on the outward journey
• Three (3) hours at Outer Great Barrier Reef platform
• Snorkelling equipment provided at Green Island and Great Barrier Reef platform (fins, mask & snorkel)
• Hot and cold buffet lunch
• Eco Reef Talk
• Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
• Underwater Observatory at the platform
• Use of buoyancy vests at the platform
• Afternoon tea available until departure from the platform
• Cheese & biscuits on return journey

For an underwater adventure to remember, our dive team will tell you that scuba diving is the only way to really experience the Great Barrier Reef! It’s fun and no experience is necessary to take a fully supervised introductory dive. Our professional and experienced instructors will guide you through every aspect of your dive, allowing you to have a relaxed, enjoyable experience.
We also have the exclusive and unique Scuba-doo underwater scooter, the only place in Australia where you can cruise the reef just like James Bond!

This is the only cruise from Cairns that enables you to experience an exciting island and outer reef experience in one day.

All of Great Adventures tours are accredited with Advanced Ecotourism and Climate Action Certification ensuring our visitors have the opportunity to learn about and appreciate this most important World Heritage area.
Great Adventures is part of the Quicksilver Group, Australia's most awarded reef cruise company - Australian and Queensland Tourism Awards "Hall of Fame" Winner.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise, morning tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns, two hour stopover on Green Island, use of snorkelling equipment at Green Island and the Great Barrier Reef, use of buoyancy vests at the Outer Reef platform, reef education presentation, hot and cold buffet lunch, semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour, underwater observatory and guided eco reef talk.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Exciting optional activites to experience include introductory and certified scuba diving, Scuba-doo underwater scooter, scenic helicopter flights and guided snorkel tours. Wetsuit, lycra suit and optical masks are also available.
    On Green Island guests can also see the underwater magic of the Great Barrier Reef with the Seawalker helmet diving, enjoy island parasailing or visit the Marineland Melanesia crocodile habitat.

  • Duration:

    Full Day: 9 hours

  • Departure:

    8:30 AM Daily

  • Return:

    Cruise arrives back into Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at 5.30pm.

  • Departure points:

    Cairns and Cairns Beaches

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Departure from Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St Cairns. It is recommended to check-in fourty-five minutes prior to departure. Coach transfers are available from Cairns city and the Northern Beaches at an additional cost.

  • What to bring:

    Hat, towel, sun block, swimming costume, cash or credit card (for souvenirs or optional extras) and don’t forget your sense of adventure!

  • Fitness level required:

    Not specified

  • Child policies:

    Children 4 - 14 years. Children 3 years and under are free of charge

  • Additional Information:

    Rates are per person per tour and quoted ex wharf.
    Rates are in Australian Dollars including GST.
    Family fare - maximum of 2 adults and 2 children of the same family.
    All schedules, activities and prices may be varied without notice.
    A Government Environmental Management Charge of $6.50 is levied for all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area. This charge is payable direct to Great Adventures on check-in.

  • Destinations:

    Outer Barrier Reef Pontoon

Optional Extras

  • Cairns City Coach Transfers (Return)

    Please confirm Hotel to be picked up from prior to day of travel

    Adults: $24.00 | Children: $15.00

  • Northern Beaches Coach Transfers (Return)

    Please confirm Hotel to be picked up from prior to day of travel

    Adults: $30.00 | Children: $15.00

  • Introductory Dive Great Barrier Reef (1 Dive)

    Introductory dive x 1. Includes dive lecture and 30min dive. No experience is necessary to take a fully supervised introductory dive and explore the reef and its amazing marine life. Age and medical restrictions apply to diving.

    Adults: $162.00

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