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
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