All about the 1 Day Great Barrier Reef Adventures Cruise

The Great Barrier Reef is truly one of the amazing wonders of the natural world and a 'must-see' for any visitor to Australia. This day trip out to our Pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef starts from Airlie Beach. Once at the reef, board our incredible interactive pontoon and spend the day exploring the colourful underwater world of magnificent corals, colourful fish and marine life.

It is common to see whales on the way to the reef during the months of July to September. 

1 Day Great Barrier Reef Adventures Cruise Itinerary - 1 days

  • Day 1 Cruise the Whitsundays Islands
    The Great Barrier Reef is truly one of the great wonders of the natural world and a ‘MUST DO’ for anyone visiting the Whitsundays. On this excursion, you'll cruise to Reefworld pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef. Reefworld allows guests to appreciate the Great Barrier Reef with a range of activities both in and out of the water.
    Cruise onboard one of our high speed, luxury vessels through the Whitsunday Island National Park. Pass by islands, secluded bays and isolated beaches en route to Reefworld on the outer Great Barrier Reef. You might even see our friendly turtle mascot on the way.
    Reefworld has a choice of spaces to relax in and a large range of activities on offer. It has undercover seating and tables, sun decks to top up your tan, freshwater showers and change rooms. You will also have full access to the air-conditioned comfort of the vessel tied up to the pontoon during your visit.
    Reefworld is adjacent to a coral wall in protected bays where you can explore the length and depth of the reef life in the area. The prolific fish life will surprise and delight you – especially the giant grouper! Fully immerse yourself by snorkeling, diving and swimming with the thousands of fish. All the gear you need for snorkeling is provided including sterilized mouthpieces for the snorkels. If you haven’t snorkeled before no problem – our staff will provide the basic tuition. Flotation devices are available as well as wet suits.
    If you don't want to get wet, take our ‘Subsea Adventure’, complete with an entertaining and informative commentary by our Marine Experts. And don’t miss our fantastic Underwater Observatory with its panoramic views.
    All this sea air makes you hungry! Throughout the day you can curb your hunger with morning and afternoon tea and a sumptuous buffet lunch prepared by our onboard chef. Free tea and coffee are available onboard. There is also a bar selling a full range of alcoholic and soft drinks, ice creams and confectionery. Purchases from the bar cost extra.
    We look forward to welcoming you on board to cruise the Whitsundays with us and discover the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef!
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Head out to the Pontoon on our high-speed catamaran. Once out on the Great Barrier Reef Pontoon, you can go snorkeling, take an optional dive, or just relax.

1 Day Great Barrier Reef Adventures Cruise Price information
AUD per person

Price

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Tour code: GBRA
$245
Adult
$657
Family (2 Adults / 2 Children 4-14 years)

Departure information

Starts

Daily from  Port of Airlie, Airlie Beach

Ends
Airlie Beach


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Important Notes

Things you need to know about this tour

Diving is an additional cost. Age and medical restrictions apply to diving activities. A medical questionnaire must be completed. Due to altitude restrictions, certified divers cannot fly after diving.

The Cruise Whitsundays Maritime Terminal at Port of Airlie is very conveniently located just a short and very pleasant walk from most accommodation within central Airlie Beach. 

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