One day Barrier Reef, snorkelling, diving and sailing trip

//One day Barrier Reef, snorkelling, diving and sailing trip

One day Barrier Reef, snorkelling, diving and sailing trip

$159.00

Travel Forever's favourite, for a great day out on the reef. Real sailing, introductory dives, 1 reef and 1 cay with all the best the reef has to offer. This trip goes out daily to the reef Shssssssssssh! do not tell everyone.

Dive, sail and snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef marine park. Depart daily from Cairns on this 25 meter high performance catamaran.

  • Cairns
  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Michaelmas Cay
  • Paradise Reef

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Full day Outer Great Barrier Reef Excursion

Itinerary & Timings:

0715 – 0800    Check in at Reef Fleet Terminal
0800 – 0815    Raise Sails and Safety Briefing
0815 – 1015      Sail to First Outer Barrier Reef Location

Passions of Paradise has a selection of more than 24 exclusive outer reef locations to choose from.  Each day we will select the two best sites suited to the weather conditions to give our guests the best
possible experience.

Our exclusive sites include:  Hastings Reef (Some sites Include: 1770, Coral Gardens, Turtle Bommie), Paradise Reef, Norman Reef – Shark Mountain, Long Bommie, Flynn Reef (Little Tracey & Three Sisters), Milne Reef (The Whale, The Edge) and MORE!

1015 – 1245     Arrive at First Outer Barrier Reef Location – THE POOL IS OPEN!

Snorkelling – Our reef sites are selected for their abundance of marine life and diversity of healthy corals. Access to and from the water is via snorkel platforms at the back of the vessel. Our snorkel guides are on hand to assist new or nervous snorkelers to feel comfortable and at ease.

Introductory Dives are available for those who wish to try SCUBA Diving for the first time. These are fully guided dives in small groups under the competent instruction of one of our fully qualified and experienced Dive Instructors.

Certified Divers – have the opportunity to conduct two dives during the day. All dives are guided in small groups of no more than 6, by experienced dive masters.

Glass Bottom Boat Tour – Passengers can enjoy an optional glass bottom boat tour with full commentary by our marine naturalist.

1215 – 1245   Lunch is served on-board; enjoy a sumptuous hot and cold buffet lunch including local prawns, selection of fresh salads and tropical fruits. Lunch is prepared daily by our chef on-board the vessel for maximum freshness and taste. Vegetarians are catered for daily.

1300-1445    Arrive second Outer Barrier Reef Location. Water activities begin with passengers free to snorkel, conduct another introductory or certified dive or simply soak up the sun on our large sun decks

1445    Depart Second Outer Barrier Reef Location – Time to enjoy a cold beverage from the bar as we set sails for a relaxing sail back to Cairns

1700    Arrive Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

Prices Trip                                                            Reef Levy*                                          Total Price

Adult $159                                                         $15 pay on Check in                              $174
Child (4 – 14 years) $100                                  $15 pay on Check in                            $115
Family (2 adults + 2 children) $ 459           $60 pay on Board                                  $519
Infants (0-3 years) Free

Additional information

Duration:

1 Days

Departs:

Check in is at our counter at the Reef Fleet Terminal, Marlin Marina at around 7:30 am for 8 am departure.

Luggage:

Hand luggage only please.

Dietary requests:

Lunch consists of a tropical hot and cold buffet.

What to bring:

Bring hat, sunscreen, bathing gear, sunglasses, towel, etc. as you would for travelling to the beach. We do have credit card facilities on the boat.

Optional activities:

1st Introductory Scuba Diving $70 no experience necessary, 2nd Introductory Scuba Diving $45. 1st Certified Scuba Dive $70 includes all gear hire, Aladin dive computer and a wetsuit, 2nd Certified Scuba Dive $45. Glass Bottom Boat $20 Adults, $10 Children. Wetsuit Hire $8, Underwater Camera Hire $49 if you supply your own SD Card, $59 with 2 Gb SD Card Supplied. Prescription Mask Hire.

Upgrades:

1st Introductory Scuba Diving $70 no experience necessary, 2nd Introductory Scuba Diving $45

1st Certified Scuba Dive $70 includes all gear hire, Aladin dive computer and a wetsuit, 2nd Certified Scuba Dive $45

Glass Bottom Boat $20 Adults, $10 Children

Wetsuit Hire $8

Underwater Camera Hire $59 if you supply your own SD Card, $49 with 2 Gb SD Card Supplied

Prescription Mask Hire $10

Levy information

Please note there is a fee levied on all passengers to cover park entry fees and administration costs. The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority and Queensland Parks and Wildlife charge fees for entry into the Marine and National Parks.

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