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  •  Cairns, Great Barrier Reef
  •  Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Get High Down Under Full Day Tour by Evolution Cruise - Reef / Heli Scenic Flight / Dive, Depart from Cairns (Including Levy)

Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Get High Down Under Full Day Tour by Evolution Cruise - Reef / Heli Scenic Flight / Dive, Depart from Cairns (Including Levy)

  • Cairns, Great Barrier Reef
  • English
  • 8 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. 5-hours reef time at the outer reef
  • 2. Snorkel at 2 unique outer reef locations
  • 3. 10-minute Reef Helicopter Scenic Flight in a 6-seater luxury helicopter
  • 4. All equipment & floatation devices
  • 5. Free lycra/sun-suit hire
  • 6. Hot BBQ lunch including steak, fish, prawns & a variety of fresh salads (vegetarian options available)
  • 7. Tea & coffee provided
  • 8. Glass of wine and a light snack on return
  • 9. Experienced & professional dive instructors
  • 10. Spacious air-conditioned modern lounges and stylish upper deck to relax in comfort
  • 11. Choice of an Introductory or Certified Dive
  • 12. Reef Levy included
  • 13. Transfer from/to selected Cairns hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.
From AUD
$376.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. 5-hours reef time at the outer reef
  • 2. Snorkel at 2 unique outer reef locations
  • 3. 10-minute Reef Helicopter Scenic Flight in a 6-seater luxury helicopter
  • 4. All equipment & floatation devices
  • 5. Free lycra/sun-suit hire
  • 6. Hot BBQ lunch including steak, fish, prawns & a variety of fresh salads (vegetarian options available)
  • 7. Tea & coffee provided
  • 8. Glass of wine and a light snack on return
  • 9. Experienced & professional dive instructors
  • 10. Spacious air-conditioned modern lounges and stylish upper deck to relax in comfort
  • 11. Choice of an Introductory or Certified Dive
  • 12. Reef Levy included
  • 13. Transfer from/to selected Cairns hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
  • 4. Any optional extra items (including but not limited to additional Introductory dive / additional Certified dive / Semi-Submersible tour / encounters / experiences / photo packages) that are not included in the standard admission. All optional extra items are at own expense.
Destination Cairns, Great Barrier Reef
Depature point 【Covid timetable】
● Departs:
- Season 1 (05 Oct - 19 Dec 2020): Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays
- Season 2* (20 Dec 2020 - 17 Jan 2021): Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
- Season 3 (After 18 January 2021):  Tuesdays, Fridays, Sundays
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), New Year's Day (01 January)


【Normal timetable (After Covid) 】
● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December), New Year's Day (01 January)
● Departure Point: Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal (Address: 1 Spence Street, Cairns QLD 4870)
● Departure Time^: 08:15
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time. Must be pre-booked.
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
● Return back Cairns at approximately 16:30
How to get there Complimentary transfer from/to selected hotels included. Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation.
Operating hours
Daily (All Year) 08:15 - 16:30 Check in time: 07:15 - 08:00
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
New Year's Day (01 January) Closed
Check-in requirements Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the coach is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.
What to bring/wear ● Motion-sickness medicine (if required)
● Swimwear, towel
● Change of clothes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Comfortable shoes
● Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool days
● Camera (waterproof)
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Lunch will remain the same with passengers individually served by the crew.
- Temporarily unavailable: tea/coffee station, fruit platter, cheese and biscuits and live music. Alternatively, mini muffins and a slice will be available instead. There will be no self-serve food option.
- Temporarily unavailable: semi-submersible
- Temporarily unavailable: PADI Dive Courses
- Cashless payment is preferred to avoid any contamination.
- Passengers must provide phone number, email or accommodation address. If the Service Provider does not have this information prior to travel, passengers will be refused entry. These records are used only for the purposes of tracing COVID-19 and are stored securely.
- If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, you will be refused entry and advised to seek medical advice and to contact the Service Provider to reschedule your activity.
- During COVID restrictions, the Service Provider may not run if minimum numbers are not met. Passengers will be contacted as soon as possible to reschedule or offer a full refund.
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● Levies
The Reef Levy is a fee levied on all passengers to cover excessive fuel costs and administration fees. The $20 per person levy includes port charges $1.25, administration fee $5.25 and fuel levy $13.50 inclusive of GST.

● Child Policy
- Child Age: 4-16 years
- Infant Age: 0-3 years
- Children up to 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.
- Passengers under 18 years will require parental guardian signature.

Helicopter Flight
● Please consider weather and wind strength before booking Helicopter scenic flights are weather permitting.
● 110kg weight restrictions apply for helicopter rides.
● In the interests of safety, recommend no flying within 24 hours of last dive.
● All trips are weather permitting at captains/drivers discretion. The operator reserves the right to cancel the tour, change vessel type or arrange an alternative carrier in the event of bad weather or mechanical problems.

Diving
● Age restrictions requirements
- Introductory Diver: Minimum age 12
- Certified Diver: Minimum age 10 and must dive with parent, guardian or private guide.
● All passengers who want to dive will be required to fill in a medical questionnaire prior to their dive. If you answer yes to any questions then a medical assessment that conforms to the Australian Standard is required and you must be found fit to dive. Download it from https://www.enjoyaus.com/pdf/intro-dive-waiver.pdf. Please complete the form and bring it with you on the day of your tour.
● Certified divers must show an internationally recognised scuba card.
● Divers over 65 years old (45 years for dive courses) and anyone who answers YES to any of the questions on the medical questionnaire will require a recreational dive medical prior to diving.
● Please be aware that certain medical conditions (e.g. asthma, heart disease, diabetes) and/or prescription medication may prevent some people from diving.
● In the interests of safety, no flying is recommended within 24hours of last dive.
● You will not be allowed to dive until you are declared medically fit to dive.

2 Overview

Experience the ultimate adventure package, and best value day on the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy all full day tour inclusions including snorkelling, lunch, sun bathing, your choice of either an Introductory dive or Certified dive and in the afternoon, you will board a luxury helicopter for a 10-minute scenic flight to see the magical colours of the reef from the air and a choice of an Introductory or Certified Dive.

Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Get High Down Under Full Day Tour by Evolution Cruise - Reef / Heli Scenic Flight / Dive, Depart from Cairns (Including Levy)

 

Package includes:
  • Return Transfers
  • Reef Levy
  • Full Day Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour (including all snorkelling gear, BBQ lunch, 2 reef sites and 5 hours reef time)
  • 10 Minute Scenic flight on board a luxury helicopter
  • Choice of either an Introductory or Certified Dive

 

See the reef from above and below

Cruise onboard luxury superyacht, EVOLUTION, to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns. Over 5 hours reef time, you will visit two exclusive reef sites, providing plenty of time snorkel, relax and sunbathe on one of Evolution's three spacious deck levels.

Snorkelling is included in the base price however you can dial-up the adventure and add an Introductory dive or Certified Scuba Dive.

At the second reef location, it is time to take to the sky from the exclusive helicopter pontoon at Hastings Reef and enjoy a spectacular reef scenic flight onboard a luxury helicopter. Experience the sheer size and beauty of the World Heritage-Listed Great Barrier Reef and gain a true appreciation of one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Sightings of manta rays, turtles and other marine life are not uncommon on scenic flights and if you're flying with us in the winter months there is even a chance of spotting whales.

With your feet back on the boat, you can squeeze in another snorkel or kick back on a beanbag and relax. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and a snack as well as the bar facilities onboard as we cruise back to Cairns.

 

Sample Itinerary*

*Reference Only. Subject to change without notice. Itineraries may operate in reverse order, in a different sequence, be swapped around, or in rare circumstances be replaced by other best suited items to suit tides, times & conditions.

  • 07:30 - Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal - 1 Spence St, Cairns
  • 08:15 - Departs Cairns for the first reef location 
  • 11:30 - Enjoy a BBQ buffet lunch onboard
  • 13:00 - Arrives at the second reef location where you will take to the sky for your scenic helicopter flight
  • 15:00 - Departs for Cairns
  • 16:30 - Arrives back in Cairns

 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

● If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. ● If you cancel between 0 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. ● If no show, no refund.

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