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Great Barrier Reef Full Day Tour by Dreamtime Cruise Depart from Cairns Hotels with Heli Magic Adventure

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • English
  • 9 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Indigenous welcome and acknowledgment
  • 2. Great Barrier Reef creation story
  • 3. Two premium outer reef sites
  • 4. Morning and afternoon tea
  • 5. Marine Biologist presentation
  • 6. Glass bottom boat tour
  • 7. Snorkelling equipment
  • 8. Wet and lycra suits
  • 9. Freshly prepared buffet lunch
  • 10. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • 11. Scenic helicopter flight over the reef (10 minutes)
From AUD
$317.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Indigenous welcome and acknowledgment
  • 2. Great Barrier Reef creation story
  • 3. Two premium outer reef sites
  • 4. Morning and afternoon tea
  • 5. Marine Biologist presentation
  • 6. Glass bottom boat tour
  • 7. Snorkelling equipment
  • 8. Wet and lycra suits
  • 9. Freshly prepared buffet lunch
  • 10. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • 11. Scenic helicopter flight over the reef (10 minutes)

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Great Barrier Reef
Depature point ● Departs: daily, all year round
● Departure Point: Reef Fleet Terminal (Address: 1 Spence Street, Cairns)
● Pickup Time^: Approximately 07:00
^ Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time
● Departure Time: 08:00
● Leaves outer reef at approximately 15:00
● Arrive Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal at approximately 16:30
● Drop off Time:  Approximately 17:30
How to get there Complementary 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
Cruise 08:00 - 16:30 Pickup from city at 07:00 (approx.)
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and boarding time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
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 pick 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
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Comfortable shoes
● Light jacket/sweater for windy or cool days
● Camera (waterproof if swimming)
● Money/credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Child Policy
Child age is 3‐14 years for all helicopter options. One (1) infant under their 3rd birthday may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap. A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations. For additional infants please discuss options with our reservations team.

● Minimum passengers required per flight.

● Flights and routes flown and aircraft type used are subject to weather, air traffic control, aircraft availability, passenger loads and ultimately pilot discretion.

● Passenger Weight Policy
Due to Aviation Weight Restrictions, a client’s body and luggage weight must be advised prior to the reservation being confirmed. Should a client advise a weight variance of more than 10%, the right is reserved to refuse travel and charge a 100% cancellation fee.

2 Overview

Step back into the Great Barrier Reef's Dreamtime with Indigenous sea rangers on a day tour to two spectacular outer Great Barrier Reef sites. This is a unique reef educational Great Barrier Reef experience incorporating the world’s oldest living culture and the stories Traditional Owners have passed down over tens of thousands of years.

Great Barrier Reef Full Day Tour by Dreamtime Cruise Depart from Cairns Hotels with Heli Magic Adventure

 

Old Friends, New Stories

Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel is a unique Great Barrier Reef experience incorporating the world's oldest living culture and some of Australia's most amazing marine life. Traditional Owners have passed down their dream time stories over tens of thousands of years and now we can bring them to you.

 

Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel

Snorkellers and divers will experience two premium outer reef sites. Cruise directly to Moore Reef where you will have the opportunity to explore the underwater world with included snorkelling and glass bottom boat experiences.

After two hours at Moore Reef, cruise to Milln or Flynn Reef for a further three hours of in-water activities - snorkelling and diving, catering for beginners through to certified divers (optional extra at own expense). A relaxing five hours to explore two premium outer reef sites and gain a deeper cultural understanding of this diverse ecosystem. 

 

Heli Magic Adventure

10 minutes flying time from Marine World. Experience the limits - climb to 3,000ft and experience soaring views of the reef, islands and sand cays. Spot Turtles, Sharks, Manta Rays and more

 

Highlights
  • 5 full hours on the Outer Reef
  • Visit 2 premium outer reef sites
  • Indigenous welcome to country and acknowledgment
  • Indigenous sea rangers
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Marine biologist presentation
  • Live entertainment
  • Hot & cold buffet lunch
  • Morning & afternoon tea, coffee & drinking water
  • All snorkelling equipment
  • Wet suits & lycra suits
  • Personal flotation devices

 

Glass Bottom Boat Tours

The open-air Glass Bottom Boat is more maneuverable, allowing your guide to hover over beautiful coral gardens, giant clams, schools of colourful reef fish and more!

 

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
07:30 Check-in, Reef Fleet Terminal, Reef Magic Cruises counter
08:00
  • Board boat and grab your complimentary snorkel & flippers
  • Depart Marlin Jetty Cairns
  • Safety Briefing
  • Indigenous welcome and acknowledgment
  • Great Barrier Reef creation story
  • Enjoy morning tea
09:30 Arrive at Moore Reef Spend time at 2 pristine outer reef locations
12:30 (apporx.) Enjoy lunch
15:00
  • Return snorkel, flippers, life jacket and lycra suits
  • Cruise back and enjoy afternoon tea whilst interacting with the Sea Rangers on board
16:30 Arrive back in Cairns

 

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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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