Tour ID: 10052906

Our pontoon at Moore Reef has many wonderful activites and they are free. There are different ways to view the coral gardens & beautiful colourful fish, try one or try them all! Our passionate team are there to ensure you learn all aobut the reef and have a day to remember. 

  • Great Barrier Reef presentation by marine biologist
  • 4 hours on the reef
  • Free Seawalk helmet dive
  • Snorkelling & equipment
  • Visit the underwater observatory
  • Travel in a semi-submersible & glass bottom boat with marine expert
  • Fish feeding & touch-tank presentation
  • Morning & afternoon tea & lunch

Really want to experience a scuba dive, but don't like breathing with a mouthpiece (regulator)? Maybe the the world famous Seawalker® Platform Helmet Diving is for you?

Experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef as you join Sunlover Reef Cruises fast, air-conditioned catamaran to our large pontoon (floating platform) located at Moore Reef, on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef off Cairns.

See and learn about the world's largest Bi-Valve (the Giant Clam), Clown Fish and their host Anemone, Giant Blue Starfish along with a myriad of other facts about the amazing corals and marine life you will only ever see on Queensland's Great Barrier Reef.

Sunlover's fast, air-conditioned vessels offer the highest quality experience in discovering the beauty and environmental magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef.

Sunlover Reef Cruises give less travel time and 4 hours at the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

Take advantage of our great inclusions,

• Delicious chef-prepared buffet luncheon featuring fresh seafood, hot dishes, salads and fresh tropical fruit
• Guided coral viewing from the semi-submersible craft , glass bottom boat and underwater observatory.
• Touch some of the reef’s unique marine creatures in the marine touch tank
• Great Barrier Reef pesentation hosted by our Marine Naturalist
• Children can enjoy the safety of the fully enclosed children’s wading pool
• All snorkelling equipment and instruction provided
• Freshwater showers and change rooms
• Full Cash Bar facilities
• Afternoon tea
• On-board Wi-Fi access (free))

Included in this price is also a Seawalker Helmet Dive (20 minutes in-water time) to get up close and personal with marine life.


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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    Hot and cold buffet lunch with seafood, afternoon tea, on-board Wi-Fi access, free introductory snorkelling demonstration provided by a qualified instructor, glass bottom boat and semi-submersible coral viewing tours, touch some of the reef’s unique marine creatures in the marine touch tank, onboard reef ecology presentation by marine naturalist, children can enjoy the safety of the fully enclosed children’s wading pool, all snorkelling equipment including stinger suits provided and one Seawalker Helmet Dive.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Guided Snorkel Tours
    Scenic Helicopter Flights
    Digital photos & DVD's
    Snacks and soft drinks or alcoholic beverages

    Wet Suits (AUD$10), Prescription Masks (AUD$45 +$50 deposit) and onboard lockers ($6) may be hired once you are onboard the vessel.

  • Duration:

    8hrs (from Cairns) or 6.5 hrs from Fitzroy Island.

  • Departure:

    9:30 AM Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun

  • Return:

    5:30pm to Cairns or 4.30pm to Fitzroy Island,

  • Departure points:

    Cairns, Palm Cove, Cairns Beaches, Trinity Beach, Yorkeys Knob, Lake Placid, Clifton Beach and Holloways Beach

  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    If you are making your own way to our departure point at the Reef Fleet Terminal, please check in as of 08.30 am. Check-in closes at 9:15 sharp.
    The boat departs Cairns Marina at 9.30 am and returns to Cairns approximately at 5.30 pm.
    Passengers joining the cruise at Fitzroy Island should meet at the Fitzroy Island wharf at 10am for a 10.15am departure.
    Reef Fleet Terminal is located in central Cairns within walking distance to accommodation located in the city.
    Return transfers from Cairns City and Northern Beaches suburbs (including Palm Cove) can be arranged as option extra at the time of booking. (extra charge)

  • What to bring:

    Hat, sun protective clothing, towel, swimming costume, sunscreen SPF 30+, cash and credit card (safety deposit box on board).

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Our child rate is applicable between the ages of 12-15 years inclusive. Children under the ages of 12 years are not permitted to Scuba Dive.

    Guests between 12 and 17 years require signed written permission from a parent or guardian on the vessel prior to the activity.

  • Additional Information:

    All Seawalker participants must complete a medical questionnaire/declaration on board. A history of asthma, high/low blood pressure, heart conditions and/or other medical conditions or medications may prohibit Seawalker Helmet Diving. If medical is failed onboard no refund will be given for Seawalker or dive options.
    Guests are advised to review medical checklists/requirements in the example document at this link.

    Please contact us prior to your departure if you require coach transfers from your accomodation. Coach transfers are not included in the price and is an additional cost to the cruise price. Please note that the pensioner rate is only applicable for Australian Senior Card and Australian Student card holders and these need to be shown on the day.

  • Destinations:

    Great Barrier Reef, Outer Barrier Reef and Outer Barrier Reef Pontoon

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