Cairns: Outer Great Barrier Reef Pontoon with Activities
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Experience the Great Barrier Reef from a spacious multi-level pontoon on this catamaran trip from Cairns.. Enjoy plenty to do in and out of the water, such as snorkeling, a semi-sub tour, and more.
Our Top Experiences and Tours in Cairns:
If youʻre booking your trip to Cairns last minute, we have you covered. Below are some of the top tours and experiences!
Snorkel along the reef with instruction, equipment, and rest stations provided
Join a glass bottom boat and semi-sub tour for non-swimmers to see marine life
Lounge on the spacious sun deck or make a splash on the waterslide
Choose optional activities such as guided snorkel tours
Sit back and relax on a catamaran cruise from Cairns to the Great Barrier Reef, where you enjoy a raft of water activities from Moore Reef's pontoon. Encounter an outstanding landscape of marine life, enjoy a choice of activities including snorkelling, including a visit to the underwater observatory.
Prior to departure from the marina, sip on some complimentary tea and coffee. Depart from Cairns’ Marlin Marina at 10am and enjoy a cruise out of the harbour. Witness the stunning landscape before the catamaran makes its way out to open seas.
Sail in air-conditioned comfort onboard the catamaran to the state-of-the-art activity pontoon at Moore Reef. Moore Reef is a prime location on the Outer Great Barrier Reef, abundant with soft corals and marine life.
Learn about the reef and its diverse ecosystems on the outward journey with presentations given by resident marine experts. Upon arrival at the pontoon at 11:30 AM, choose from an array of activities suitable for both swimmers and non-swimmers alike.
Make use of the inclusive snorkelling equipment, with wetsuits also available at an additional charge. Alternatively, watch the daily fish feeding presentations, or take a trip on the glass bottom boat or semi-submersible tour with marine experts providing commentary.
Soak up the rays on a spacious sun deck, or make a splash on a theme park-style waterslide. See the reef without getting wet in the underwater observatory.
Catamaran trip to and from the reef
Tea and coffee while docked
Glass bottom boat
Fins, snorkel mask, snorkel
Please contact Sunlover Cruises (07 4050 1333) 24 hours prior travel to advise of any Nut allergies. (Most other dietary requirements are covered within the standard buffet selections. A copy of the menu can be found on the Sunlover Cruises website)
Check-in & collection of boarding pass is required 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM, at the Sunlover Cruises counter inside the Reef Fleet Terminal. Boarding closes at 09:45am & shall be denied without a valid boarding pass. Passengers failing to present prior close of check-in may miss the tour (No refunds apply for missed tours).
*Season departures may apply
*There are a limited number of small coin operated lockers for personal belongings
*Travel sickness tablets are available for purchase
*Medical conditions apply for optional extras
*You must follow the safety instructions given by the staff at all times.
*It is recommended to bring Australian Dollars or a credit card for onboard purchases and optional extras
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund