The ultimate outer Great Barrier Reef trip

This incredible full day experience lets you enjoy an outstanding range of interactive Great Barrier Reef Adventures.

The day trip to our pontoon departs Airlie Beach, Daydream Island and Hamilton Island every day, journeying past spectacular islands enroute to the outer Great Barrier Reef. 

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.


Reef Vessel

Cruise Whitsundays operates a range of comfortable cruising vessels to the Great Barrier Reef. All of our vessels are high speed catamarans with spacious air conditioned lounges, large outer viewing decks, bars serving refreshments and comfortable seating.


Meals

All this sea air makes you hungry! Throughout the day curb your hunger with morning and afternoon tea and a sumptuous buffet lunch. Fish D'Vine, a leading restaurant from Airlie Beach supply our catering, taking care to base the menu on seasonality and the best produce available. Free tea and coffee is available and there is also a bar onboard serving a full range of alcoholic and soft drinks.


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Departures

Daily Departure & Return Times

  DEPARTSRETURNS
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. Guests departing from Daydream Island depart by vessel to join the reef vessel at Hamilton Island by a 30 minute transfer. 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.

Prices

The following prices are per person

GREAT BARRIER REEF ADVENTURES For travel to 31 March 2016For travel from 1 April 2016
Adult $230  $235 
Child (4 - 14) $105 $110 
COACH TRANSFERS TO PORT OF AIRLIE For travel to 31 March 2016For travel from 1 April 2016
Adult $10 $10.30 
Child (4 - 14) $5 $5.15
NOTE: most Airlie accommodation is within walking distance to Port of Airlie. Coach transfers are however an option. 

Prices are in AUD and per person. Please note a online administration fee of 1.5% (Mastercard, Visa and Debit Card) and 2.8% (Amex) applies to all bookings. This fee is not included if payment is made via POLi.

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 Authority for the management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Reef Activities

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