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Great Barrier Reef Full Day Adventure

From $269 PP

Highlights & Inclusions

Beyond the Whitsundays, your destination is Heart Pontoon, our multilevel reef facility permanently moored 39 nautical miles from shore at spectacular Hardy Reef. Snorkel, swim, dive and explore – an undersea encounter with this amazing ecosystem is unforgettable. Or if you’d rather stay dry, experience the reef from our underwater observatory or take a ride in a semi-submarine. After a sumptuous buffet lunch, you’ll have more time to explore before you head back to shore with lifelong memories of this epic Australian icon.

  • Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays to the outer reef
  • 4 hours at Hardy Reef
  • Snorkelling with all gear provided, including wetsuits and stinger suits
  • Access to underwater observatory
  • Semi-submarine guided tour
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Optional activities (own expense): guided snorkelling safaris, scuba diving and heli-scenic flights

What to bring

  • Swimwear and towel
  • Protective clothing, hat and sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Light jacket or sweater for a cool or windy day
  • Cash/credit card for optional activities (guided snorkelling safaris, scuba diving, heli-scenic flights)

Departures

Daily Departure & Return Times
Departs Returns
Port of Airlie 8:00 AM 6:10 PM
Daydream Island* 7:50 AM 5:40 PM
Hamilton Island 9:00 AM 5:00 PM
COACH TRANSFERS to Port of Airlie are available at an additional cost. Return times are when the vessel arrives back at island resort or mainland. NOTE: Changes may occur due to flight schedule changes and other factors. Where a Day Cruise is cancelled we will send notification to the contact details provided at the time of your booking. Itinerary is subject to prevailing weather and sea conditions including tides, wind, swell, sun and rain. The vessel's Master must at his discretion determine the most appropriate course to ensure acceptable levels of safety and comfort for passengers, crew and other vessels.
*Daydream Island guests will connect with our Great Barrier Reef vessel at Hamilton Island.

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Prices

The following prices are per person

Great Barrier Reef Adventure

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From 1 April 2019 From 1 April 2020
Adult $269 $279
Child (4 - 14) $125 $129
Great Barrier Reef Environmental Management Charge (EMC)
Included in your cruise fare is a per head fee which goes to the Government. The money collected is used by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) for the management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Prices are in AUD and per person. Please note a non refundable credit card surcharge fee of 1.42% (Mastercard & Visa), 1.1% (WeChatPay), 2.8% (Amex), 2% (China Union Pay) or 1.54% (Alipay) applies to all bookings. This fee is not included if payment is made via POLi.
Coach Transfers
Adult $12.50
Child (4 - 14) $6.50
NOTE: most Airlie accommodation is within walking distance to Port of Airlie. Coach transfers are however an option.
*Optional Extras
Extra From 1 April 2019
Introductory Scuba Dive $139
Second Intro Dive $59
Certified Scuba Dive $109
Second Cert Dive $59
Snorkel Safari (Adult) $59
Snorkel Safari (Child) $35

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