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  •  Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Cruise/Fly Full Day Tour by Evolution Cruise, plus Cairns Hotels Transfers

Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Cruise/Fly Full Day Tour by Evolution Cruise, plus Cairns Hotels Transfers

  • Cairns
  • English
  • 7 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • 24 Working Hours Confirmation

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Transport from/to selected hotels (Cairns City area)
  • 2. Fast cruise to two (2) reef sites
  • 3. At the reef (5 hours)
  • 4. Snorkelling equipment
  • 5. BBQ Lunch
  • 6. Scenic flight over the reef and sand cays back into Cairns (25 minutes)
From AUD
$479.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Transport from/to selected hotels (Cairns City area)
  • 2. Fast cruise to two (2) reef sites
  • 3. At the reef (5 hours)
  • 4. Snorkelling equipment
  • 5. BBQ Lunch
  • 6. Scenic flight over the reef and sand cays back into Cairns (25 minutes)

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
  • 4. Any optional extra items (including but not limited to Introductory dive / 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
Depature point ● 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)
● Cruise 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.
● Helicopter returns at approximately 15:30
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
Daily (All Year) 08:15 - 15:30 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 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
● 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:
● Reef Cruise: 4-16 years; Infants up to 3 years. Children up to 15 years must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers under 18 years will require parental guardian signature.

Safety:
● Please consider weather and wind strength before booking Helicopter scenic flights are weather permitting.
● 110kg Helicopter flight weight restrictions apply.
● 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.

2 Overview

Enjoy all the full day tour inclusions including snorkelling, lunch, sunbathing or can choose one of the optional activities* such as an Introductory dive, Certified Dive or a Semi-Submersible tour. At Hastings Reef will board a luxury Nautilus Aviation Helicopter for a 25-minute scenic flight to see the magical colours of the reef & Sand Cays from the air while travelling back to Cairns. (*Optional activities are not included in this package, additional fees apply.)

Cairns Great Barrier Reef: Cruise/Fly Full Day Tour by Evolution Cruise, plus Cairns Hotels Transfers

 

Full Day Reef Cruise on EVOLUTION

Ride on EVOLUTION to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling with all gear and tuition included. Visit two exclusive reef sites, with plenty of time to enjoy relaxing and sun bathing on three deck levels. Dial up the adventure and choose from a variety of Optional Activities* such as an Introductory dive or Certified dive. From Hastings Reef can take a 25-minute scenic helicopter flight over the Reef and Sand Cays back to Cairns. Finally, board the 25-minute scenic flight over the stunning Reef and Sand Cays back to Cairns.

 

Scenic Flight over The Great Barrier Reef (25 minutes)

Take to the air from the exclusive helicopter pontoon at Hastings Reef and enjoy a spectacular scenic flight onboard a luxury aircraft from Nautilus Aviation. Experience the sheer size and beauty of the 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 the reef scenic flight and if flying in the winter months there is even a chance of spotting whales.

 

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Optional Activities*: (*optional activities are not included in this package, additional fees apply.)
  • For First Time Divers; after an in-depth briefing from the expert dive staff, they gear you up and jump in the water for the thrill of a lifetime as they guide you through this amazing wonderland.
  • For Certified Divers; either buddy up with a friend or join the guides as plunge into the abundance of marine life and explore the amazing ecology of the reef.
  • In the afternoon there's a choice of a ride on the Semi-Submersible tour (weather dependent), more snorkelling or diving, or just laze around on the massive sun-deck.

 

If choose Optional Activities*, please note:

Age Limit

  • Introductory Diver: Minimum age 12
  • Certified Diver: Minimum age 12 Must Dive with Parent, Guardian or private guide.

Important Dive Information

  • All divers must complete a Queensland Medical Questionnaire. For more details please check: https://www.enjoyaus.com/pdf/intro-dive-waiver.pdf
  • 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, recommend no flying within 24 hours of last dive. Guest will not be allowed to dive until guest is declared medically fit to dive.

 

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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