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Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Moore Reef + Fitzroy Island 1 Day Tour by Fitzroy Ferry, depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

  • Cairns, Fitzroy Island, Great Barrier Reef
  • English
  • 9 hours (approx.)
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Fitzroy Ferry to Fitzroy Island
  • 2. Stop off at Fitzroy Island (1 hour on the Island)
  • 3. Travel to the reef on-board the air-conditioned catamaran
  • 4. Reef time (4 hours)
  • 5. Guided coral viewing from semi-submersible & glass bottom boat
  • 6. Underwater observatory
  • 7. Touch tank to experience unique marine life up close
  • 8. All snorkelling equipment
  • 9. Snorkelling
  • 10. Fully enclosed kids pool
  • 11. Fish feeding presentation
  • 12. Informative presentation (hosted by marine naturalist)
  • 13. Sunlover Waterslide
  • 14. Buffet lunch
  • 15. Tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
  • 16. Afternoon tea
From AUD
$259.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Fitzroy Ferry to Fitzroy Island
  • 2. Stop off at Fitzroy Island (1 hour on the Island)
  • 3. Travel to the reef on-board the air-conditioned catamaran
  • 4. Reef time (4 hours)
  • 5. Guided coral viewing from semi-submersible & glass bottom boat
  • 6. Underwater observatory
  • 7. Touch tank to experience unique marine life up close
  • 8. All snorkelling equipment
  • 9. Snorkelling
  • 10. Fully enclosed kids pool
  • 11. Fish feeding presentation
  • 12. Informative presentation (hosted by marine naturalist)
  • 13. Sunlover Waterslide
  • 14. Buffet lunch
  • 15. Tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
  • 16. Afternoon tea

Included

  • 1. Transport from/to hotels
  • 2. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 3. Souvenirs
  • 4. Travel Insurance
  • 5. Any optional extra items (including but not limited to optional activities / Scenic Flight / Certified and Introductory Diving / Seawalker Platform Helmet Diving / Guided Snorkel Tours / rides / shows / encounters / experiences / photo packages) that are not included in the standard admission. All optional extra items are at own expense.
Destination Cairns, Fitzroy Island, Great Barrier Reef
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal (Address: 1 Spence Street, Cairns)
● Departure Time^: 08:00
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
● Arrives back at Cairns at approximately 17:30
Address Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
How to get there ● By Car
- Parking is available at the nearby Pier Shopping Complex/Shangri-la hotel, located opposite the Reef Fleet Terminal (Approximately 2 minutes walk).
- All day parking is also available near Trinity Wharf (Approximately 6 minutes walk).
- Parking fees apply.

● By Public Transport
- Please check the Transport QLD timetables (https://translink.com.au/) for more details to plan your trip.
Operating hours
Daily (All Year) 08:00 - 17:30 Check in time: 07:00 - 07:30
Christmas Day (25 December) Closed
Check-in requirements If you are making your own way to the boarding terminal, please arrive at the ticket office 60 minutes prior to the departure time to exchange for ticket/boarding pass before proceeding to the boarding terminal. Regrettably, failure to arrive before this time will most likely be classified as no-show and result in forfeiting the booking and it cannot be refunded or transferred.

If you are not familiar with the area or travelling on a weekend or local public holidays / school holidays, please make sure you've checked your timetable or driving route beforehand, and allow extra travelling time for unexpected delays to ensure you do not miss your check in.
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 Child Policy:
● Children under 4 years travel free.
● Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult carer.

General:
● Family fare is valid for two adults and two children (4-15 years inclusive).

● Accepts no responsibility or liability for any director indirect loss or damage of any kind. This disclaimer of liability applies irrespective of the cause, including whether or not such damage or loss is due to negligence on the part of Sunlover Reef Cruises or the withdrawal,cancellation or failure to provide a service, delay or any variation in services provided or the provision of substitute services.

● On occasion the tropical weather conditions can cause cancellations and or changes to schedules and activities. Service Provider reserves the right to vary prices, schedules, vessels and any activities without notification. Any tickets issued are non-refundable.

● Acts as a private carrier and reserves the right to refuse passage to any person and/or baggage.
- Bringing alcohol on the vessel is prohibited at all times.
- All bags and luggage may be subject to a search.

● By accepting these "Conditions of Passage" and travelling with Service Provider, the purchaser accepts and acknowledges that embarking on this cruise vessel is at his or her own risk, and that visitors accept these terms and conditions.

● On occasion the tropical weather conditions can cause cancellations or changes to schedules and activities.

● Departure times, length of stay on the Outer Reef and prices may vary during peak seasonal periods, including Christmas and Chinese New Year.

2 Overview

Enjoy a one hour stop off at stunning Fitzroy Island before heading to the Outer Barrier Reef for an action-packed Moore Reef full day experience with all standard inclusions.

Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Moore Reef + Fitzroy Island 1 Day Tour by Fitzroy Ferry, depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

 

Moore Reef Tour & Fitzroy Island Package

With cruises departing daily from Cairns. Enjoy a one hour stop off at stunning Fitzroy Island before heading to the Outer Barrier Reef for an action-packed Moore Reef full day experience with all standard inclusions. The state-of-the art Moore Reef Marine Base is perfectly positioned and fully equipped so that any age or ability can fully experience the magic of the reef with its abundance of colourful coral, fascinating fish, turtles & more. During 4 hours at the pontoon, enjoy a number of free inclusions: snorkelling equipment, guided glass bottom boat and semi-submersible tours, fish feeding, fully enclosed children's pool, an underwater observatory and touch tank presentation to get up close with marine life.

 

  • Fitzroy Island Experience

    Moore Reef Marine Base is anchored at Moore Reef, 54km off Cairns. The base has been custom designed so all ages and abilities can explore and enjoy the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

    The base is 50 metres long with a capacity of up to 400 people, and was recently refurbished and enhanced to now feature a large upper-level sundeck, which is the perfect spot to relax in the tropical sunshine, and prime position to look out over the turquoise waters and mosiac of the reef. The sundeck is also where the Sunlover Sunslide starts on its 30 metre spiral descent into the tropical waters.

    On the lower level, there is plentiful seating in the shade. The boat docks alongside the base and gangplanks provide seamless access between base and air-conditioned boat.

  • Moore Reef Experience

    The base is 50 metres long with a capacity of up to 400 people, and was recently refurbished and enhanced to now feature a large upper-level sundeck, which is the perfect spot to relax in the tropical sunshine, and prime position to look out over the turquoise waters and mosiac of the reef. The sundeck is also where the Sunlover Sunslide starts on its 30 metre spiral descent into the tropical waters.

    On the lower level, there is plentiful seating in the shade. The boat docks alongside the base and gangplanks provide seamless access between base and air-conditioned boat.

 

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.   

Time Itinerary
07:00 - 07:30 Check In Time
08:00 Depart Cairns
08:45 Arrive Fitzroy Island - Enjoy 1 hour on the Island.
10:20 Depart Fitzroy Island to Moore Reef Marine Base - Enjoy 4 hours of reef time. So much to explore and experience!
17:30 Arrive at Cairns

 

3 Optional Extras

Introductory Dive

If you really want to get close to the amazing coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, join an introductory scuba dive program. All of our instructors are PADI qualified and experienced so you can immerse yourself in the reef up close, even without prior dive knowledge.

Prices
Adult$145.00
Child (12+ yrs)$145.00
Adult$149.00
Child (12+ yrs)$149.00

Seawalker Helmet Dive

Seawalker Platform Helmet diving is a great way to get up close and personal with different marine species without even getting your hair wet. Enjoy the amazing sensation of the underwater world with a platform walk through an amazing Fan-Coral garden where you will find hundreds of different species of fish, you may even get a chance to have your photo taken with Dolla the Turtle or Wally the Maori Wrasse. Seawalker has been designed to introduce people to the excitement of the underwater world, even without any prior dive knowledge or experience. You will be guided on your adventure by one of our qualified Seawalker diving instructors. Unlike traditional scuba diving, Seawalker enables you to breathe through your nose and mouth as you would above water. Seawalker also allows you to keep your face and hair dry while you experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.  All the excitement of scuba diving and ideal for non-swimmers.

Prices
Adult$155.00
Child (12+ yrs)$155.00
Adult$159.00
Child (12+ yrs)$159.00

5 Policy

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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