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  •  Great Barrier Reef Full Day Tour with Guided Snorkel Tour by Dreamtime Cruise Depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

Great Barrier Reef Full Day Tour with Guided Snorkel Tour by Dreamtime Cruise Depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

  • Cairns, 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. One (1) Guided Snorkel Tour
From AUD
$228.00

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. One (1) Guided Snorkel Tour

Not 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 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 【Covid timetable】
● Departs: Wednesdays, Saturdays
● Departure Point: Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal (Address: 1 Spence Street, Cairns)
● Departure Time: 08:00^
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
● Leaves Outer Reef at: 15:00
● Arrive back in Cairns at approximately: 16:30


【Normal timetable (After Covid) 】
● Departs: daily, all year round
● Departure Point: Reef Fleet Terminal (Address: 1 Spence Street, Cairns)
● Departure Time: 08:00^
^ Departure times are reference only and subject to availability.
● Leaves Outer Reef at: 15:00
● Arrive back in Cairns at approximately: 16:30
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 08:00 - 16:30 Check in starts at 07:30
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 at the ticket office 30 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
● 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 【Important Post-Covid Service Information】
- Prior to travelling, you will be required to provide a current phone number and residential address (address of accommodation if travelling) and your full name in order to complete your activity.
- You will be visiting Flynn and Milln Reefs therefore will not be able to offer the Glass Bottom Boat Tour.  Introductory, Certified Diving and Guided Snorkel Tours will all be available.  Lunch will be a pre-packaged boxed lunch for the first week of operation.
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● Guided Snorkel Experience is suitable for beginner snorkellers.

● All diving is subject to completion of an onboard medical questionnaire. Certain medical conditions, (Ie: asthma, epilepsy, high blood pressure) or medications may exclude individuals from diving.

● The legal minimum age for diving is 12 years.

● After diving, intervals of 12‐24 hours are recommended prior to flying depending on depths of dives and accrued dive time.

● No refund given on diving.

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 with Guided Snorkel Tour by Dreamtime Cruise Depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

 

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. A relaxing five hours to explore two premium outer reef sites and gain a deeper cultural understanding of this diverse ecosystem. 

 

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

 

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 inside the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street
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 Outer Great Barrier Reef and enjoy two pristine coral reefs plus Glass Bottom Boat Tour
12:30 (apporx.) Enjoy a hot and cold buffet lunch
15:00
  • Return snorkel, flippers, life jacket and lycra suits
  • Depart the Reef and enjoy afternoon tea whilst interacting with the Sea Rangers on board
16:30 Arrive back in Cairns

 

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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