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Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Moore Reef Full Day Tour by Sunlover Cruises - with Introductory Scuba Dive, depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

  • Cairns, Great Barrier Reef
  • English
  • 8 hours (approx.)
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Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Travel to the reef on-board the air-conditioned catamaran
  • 2. Introductory Scuba Dive (40 minutes)
  • 3. Reef time (4 hours)
  • 4. Great Barrier Reef Presentation by marine expert
  • 5. Sunlover Waterslide
  • 6. Upper-level sun-deck
  • 7. Underwater observatory
  • 8. Semi-Submersible tour with marine expert
  • 9. Glass-bottom boat tour with marine expert
  • 10. Fish-Feeding presentation with marine expert
  • 11. Touch-tank presentation with marine expert
  • 12. Fully enclosed kids pool
  • 13. Great Barrier Reef snorkelling with complimentary gear + life jackets
  • 14. Buffet lunch
  • 15. Tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
From AUD
$334.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Travel to the reef on-board the air-conditioned catamaran
  • 2. Introductory Scuba Dive (40 minutes)
  • 3. Reef time (4 hours)
  • 4. Great Barrier Reef Presentation by marine expert
  • 5. Sunlover Waterslide
  • 6. Upper-level sun-deck
  • 7. Underwater observatory
  • 8. Semi-Submersible tour with marine expert
  • 9. Glass-bottom boat tour with marine expert
  • 10. Fish-Feeding presentation with marine expert
  • 11. Touch-tank presentation with marine expert
  • 12. Fully enclosed kids pool
  • 13. Great Barrier Reef snorkelling with complimentary gear + life jackets
  • 14. Buffet lunch
  • 15. Tea and coffee on boarding the vessel

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 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, 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^: 09:30
^ 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.

● Alternatively you can choose to book this product with return hotel transfer services.
Operating hours
Daily (All Year) 09:30 - 17:30 Check in time: 08:30 - 09:15
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 18 must be accompanied by an adult carer.

Dive:
● Introductory Diver: Minimum age 12
● Maximum group sizes of 4 divers per guide
● All divers must complete a medical questionnaire/declaration on-board (https://www.enjoyaus.com/pdf/DiveMedicalForm.pdf)
● A history of asthma, heart conditions and/or other medical conditions or medications may prohibit SCUBA diving. If medical is failed on-board no refund will be given. Guests are advised to review medical checklists/requirements with their booking agent prior to booking.
● In the interests of safety, recommend no flying within 24 hours of last dive. Guest will not be allowed to dive until guest is declared medically fit to dive.

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

With cruises departing daily from Cairns, the state-of-the art Moore Reef Marine Base is perfectly positioned and fully equipped so that any age or ability. With 4 hours free time to explore this underwater wonderland, there's plenty of time to experience the magic of the reef. Won't find a better value outer reef adventure with this many activities and inclusions packed into one day.

Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Moore Reef Full Day Tour by Sunlover Cruises - with Introductory Scuba Dive, depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

 

Moore Reef Full Day Tour

With cruises departing daily from Cairns, 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.

 

Moore Reef Marine Base

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.

 

Introductory Scuba Dive

If have ever wanted to try scuba diving, this is an opportunity to experience it on the Great Barrier Reef! Will be fully briefed and escorted safely by qualified instructors.

Learn how to use the professional dive equipment, then enjoy a dive of up to 12 metres for up to 40 minutes. Get up close and personal with colourful coral gardens and marine life and fully indulge in one of the seven natural wonders of the world.

Purpose-built dive platform provides a safe environment to learn how to use all diving equipment and descend gradually using down lines. Maximum group sizes of 4 divers per guide ensures Great Barrier Reef Intro scuba diving is safe and fun!

 

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
08:30 - 09:15 Check In Time
09:30 Depart Cairns
10:15 Arrive Fitzroy Island
10:30 Depart Fitzroy Island
11:30 Arrive Moore Reef Marine Base - Enjoy 4 hours of reef time. So much to explore and experience!
12:00 - 13:30 Tropical buffet lunch with prawns available
15:30 Depart Moore Reef Marine Base
16:20 Arrive Fitzroy Island
17:30 Arrive at Cairns

 

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