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  3. Port Douglas
  4. Great Barrier Reef - Port Douglas

Port Douglas: Outer Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise & Transfer

Product ID: 37484
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Jump into the Great Barrier Reef with this 8-hour cruise from Port Douglas. Snorkel at three breathtaking reef sites at the pristine Opal or Agincourt Reefs. Experience diverse marine life with great quality equipment and exceptional crew.
About this activity
Duration 7.5 hours
Printed voucher required
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup optional

Hotel pickup (for Port Douglas accommodation).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • See the colorful marine life up close
  • Visit 3 stunning locations chosen for the day's conditions
  • Experience the diversity of the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy the journey with plenty of deck space to relax onboard
Full description
Experience snorkeling on the Great Barrier Reef- a once-in-a-lifetime experience. You will be transported to to the Crystalbrook Marina from your accommodation in comfort and style. As you are welcomed on board from 8:20am, an outline of the day is announced along with a safety briefing conducted by the experienced and knowledgeable crew. Depart the marina and venture to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in new stable and comfortable vessels.

At 10:15am, arrive at the first reef site. Divers will be briefed while travelling to the reef. Once moored, divers are ready to go while all other guests are joined together for a snorkel briefing. See much of the reef’s colors and marine life - visible within just a couple of meters of the water’s surface. Snorkelling offers all swimmers, regardless of their skill level, the opportunity to see this diverse eco-system up close. Morning tea is served before moving to the second reef site.

A delicious buffet lunch will be served and you may choose to join the interpretive reef talk and or a guided snorkel tour- the choice is yours. Float effortlessly over rich, colorful coral gardens teeming with life from the cute and playful clownfish to the graceful beauty of the green turtle. Giant clams, stingrays, maori wrasse, cods and colorful parrotfish, are just some of the hundreds of species you may encounter. Arrive at the third and last reef site for the day at 1:40pm to snorkel, dive, relax, or spend the time as you wish. Afternoon tea is served before commencing the journey back to Port Douglas. Arrive back at the Crystalbrook Marina at 4:15pm for the transfer back to your accommodation if required.
Includes
  • Three spectacular reef sites visited in one day
  • Spacious vessel with ample exterior and interior seating
  • Air-conditioned for your comfort (during summer)
  • All snorkelling gear (mask, snorkel, fins, prescription masks, flotation devices, lycra suits, and wetsuits)
  • Guided snorkel tour
  • Interpretive reef talk
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Lunch
  • Tea, coffee, and filtered water
  • Fresh water showers
What’s Not Included
  • Environmental Management Charge of $6.50 per person (this is to be paid on board on day of travel)
  • Photographs and USB's
  • Transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches, and Silky Oaks incur an additional fee.
  • Diving is an additional charge on top of the snorkelling/cruise fare
  • A surcharge may be applicable to credit card transactions.

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point
Important information
What to bring
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Camera
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
Consider the weather before you travel. Please contact the supplier office if you are concerned about the weather conditions.
If you suffer from or are concerned about sea sickness, please consult a pharmacist prior to day of travel. Cancellations and changes may incur a fee if less than 24 hours notice is given prior to departure.
The supplier reserves the right to cancel or change any tours due to weather conditions or any unforeseen circumstances.
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 18 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.9/5
Organization
4.9/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.9/5

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Calypso Snorkel & Dive

Product ID: 37484