Great Barrier Reef Full Day Adventure

From $309 PP

Highlights & Inclusions

  • 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 and scuba diving

About Reefworld

Beyond the Whitsundays, your destination is Reefworld, 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.

What to bring

  • Swimwear and towel
  • Protective clothing, hat and sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Light jacket or sweater for a cool or windy day
  • Credit card for optional activities (guided snorkelling safaris, scuba diving)


Daily Departs Returns
Port of Airlie 8:00am 6:10pm
Daydream Island 7:45am 6:05pm
Hamilton Island 9:00am 5:00pm
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.

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The following prices are per person

Great Barrier Reef Adventure

High Season*
Adult $309 $319
Senior $279 $289
Child (4 - 14) $149 $159
Family (2 adults & 2 children) $825 $865
*Infants 0-3 years travel free of charge on all tours, however no infant meals are included. Rates applicable for bookings made from 15/1/2024.

STANDARD/HIGH SEASON: High season dates are applicable for Great Barrier Reef Adventure & Whitehaven Beach products. High Season
Dates (inclusive) 29/3-26/4/2024, 22/06-21/07/2024, 14/9-13/10/2024, & 14/12-31/12/2024

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% (China Union Pay) or 1.54% (Alipay) 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 Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) for the management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.
Coach Transfers
Adult $13.00
Child (4 - 14) $7.00
NOTE: most Airlie accommodation is within walking distance to Port of Airlie. Coach transfers are however an option.
*Optional Extras
Extras Adult Family (2 adults & 2 children)
Introductory Scuba Dive $169 $676
Second Intro Dive $79 $316
Certified Scuba Dive $129 $516
Second Cert Dive $79 $316
Snorkel Safari (Adult) $79 $256
Snorkel Safari (Child) $49

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