Take advantage of our direct tour to Heart Pontoon at Hardy Reef
Snorkel, dive, peer through our underwater observatory or climb aboard a semi-submarine – a couple hours exploring this amazing underwater ecosystem is an unforgettable experience.
Highlights & Inclusions
Climb aboard one of our high-speed, air-conditioned catamarans to cruise to Heart Pontoon, permanently moored 39 nautical miles from shore at Hardy Reef. Once you arrive, experience the reef either from the water (swimming, snorkelling, diving) or choose to stay dry (semi-submarine, underwater observatory)… or both whilst we serve a delicious buffet lunch! Enjoy making lifelong memories of this superb natural wonder.
Scenic return cruise through the Whitsundays to the outer reef
3 hours at Hardy Reef
Snorkelling with all gear provided, including stinger suits
Access to underwater observatory
Semi-submarine guided tour
Optional activities (own expense): guided snorkelling safaris and scuba diving
Operating June / July school holidays:
June 28th & 30th
July 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th, 9th and 10th
Daily Departure & Return Times
Port of Airlie
The following prices are per person
Great Barrier Reef Express
Child (4 - 14)
Great Barrier Reef Environmental Management Charge (EMC)
Included in your cruise 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% (WeChat Pay), 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.
Child (4 - 14)
NOTE: Most Airlie accommodation is within walking distance to Port of Airlie. Coach transfers are however an option.