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Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Fly/Cruise Moore Reef Full Day Tour by Sunlover Cruises, depart from Cairns General Aviation

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • English
  • 6 hours (approx.)
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef (20 minutes)
  • 2. Travel to the reef on-board the air-conditioned catamaran
  • 3. Reef time (4 hours)
  • 4. Guided coral viewing from semi-submersible & glass bottom boat
  • 5. Underwater observatory
  • 6. Touch tank to experience unique marine life up close
  • 7. All snorkelling equipment
  • 8. Snorkelling
  • 9. Fully enclosed kids pool
  • 10. Fish feeding presentation
  • 11. Informative presentation (hosted by marine naturalist)
  • 12. Sunlover Waterslide
  • 13. Buffet lunch
  • 14. Tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
  • 15. Afternoon tea
From AUD
$518.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef (20 minutes)
  • 2. Travel to the reef on-board the air-conditioned catamaran
  • 3. Reef time (4 hours)
  • 4. Guided coral viewing from semi-submersible & glass bottom boat
  • 5. Underwater observatory
  • 6. Touch tank to experience unique marine life up close
  • 7. All snorkelling equipment
  • 8. Snorkelling
  • 9. Fully enclosed kids pool
  • 10. Fish feeding presentation
  • 11. Informative presentation (hosted by marine naturalist)
  • 12. Sunlover Waterslide
  • 13. Buffet lunch
  • 14. Tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
  • 15. 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 / 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 Great Barrier Reef
Depature point ● Departs: daily*, all year round
* Tour does not run on Christmas Day (25 December)
● Departure Point: Cairns General Aviation (Address: Hangar 9 Bush Pilots Ave, Aeroglen)
● Helicopter Departure Time^: 11:30
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
● Cruise arrives back at Cairns Marlin Marina at approximately 17:30
Address Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St Cairns, QLD 4870, Australia
How to get there ● By Car
- From Cairns CBD: head notrh-west on Esplanade towards Aplin St, keep left to continue on Florence St. At the roundabout, continue straight to stay on Florence St, at the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Lake St, at the roundabout, continue straight to stay on Lake St, turn right onto Airport Ave.
- Parking is available at Cairns Airport.
- 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) 11:30 - 17:30
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 45 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.

Helicopter Flight:
● In the interests of safety, recommend no flying within 24 hours of last dive.
● 110kg Helicopter flight weight restrictions apply.
● Individual passenger weights and accompanying carry on luggage MUST be advised at time of booking.

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

Traveling from the Nautilus Aviation hangar at Cairns Airport, enjoy a spectacular 20 minute flight over the Great Barrier Reef to the Moore Reef Marine Base. Cruise back to Cairns on the Sunlover air conditioned catamaran. Or, do it in reverse with the Cruise Out/Fly Return option.

Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Fly/Cruise Moore Reef Full Day Tour by Sunlover Cruises, depart from Cairns General Aviation

 

Fly/Cruise Moore Reef Full Day Tour

Discover one of the great natural wonders of the world with a helicopter scenic flight and Sunlover Reef Cruises! Approximately 40km from Cairns, enjoy a day onboard a new multi-level pontoon at Moore Reef, complete with sundeck and the only theme-park style water slide on the reef. 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.

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.

 

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.

 

Scenic Helicopter Flight

Have seen the beauty of the Cairns Great Barrier Reef from below on this Moore Reef day tour, get ready to see it from a whole new angle by adding a scenic helicopter flight to the Cairns Reef tour!

 

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
11:30 Depart Cairns - Helicopter Scenic Flight (20 minutes)
11:50 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 Cruise arrives back at Cairns

 

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

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