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Airlie Beach: Great Barrier Reef Direct Full Day Snorkel

Product ID: 199093
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See the world beneath the waves and snorkel at the most famous reef in the world, The Great Barrier Reef. View an abundance of diverse coral and marine life as you explore the warm waters. Enjoy a delicious buffet-style lunch served on board.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
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Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Board the only boat running from Airlie Beach to the outer reef
  • Explore one of the most beautiful, natural spots in the world
  • View an abundance of diverse coral and marine life
  • Travel on a comfortable vessel with a delicious lunch, and informative commentary
  • Enjoy a personalised and quality experience with a smaller group
Full description
Experience a full-day Great Barrier Reef snorkeling adventure taking you to selected moorings around Bait Reef - the closest of the outer reef locations. Board the boat at 8.45 AM to depart Abell point Marina at 9 AM, returning at 5 PM.  The full day tour visits two locations within Bait Reef. A minimum of 3.5 hours is spent on location.

The reef is accessed by our premium custom designed dive/snorkel vessel. The boat has two levels of air-conditioned luxury, lounge-style seating, a partially shaded deck, and freshwater hot and cold showers on-board. There is a full beam swim platform which makes entering and exiting the water a comfortable and easy experience.

To keep you energized all day, a delicious buffet-style lunch is provided on board, as well as morning and afternoon tea.
  • High-quality snorkeling gear
  • Wetsuits and stinger suits
  • Flotation jackets, if required
  • Morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea
  • Water, Tea & Coffee
What’s Not Included
  • Drink purchases

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

At 7:45 AM at the southern end of Coral Sea Marina (formerly Abell Point Marina) at Meeting Point D, near the top car park.

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Important information
Know before you go
• There are toilets and showers on-board
• On occasion slightly different destinations are chosen to provide the most enjoyable day possible, these options will be explained prior to departure
• Please note as you need to enter the water to enjoy the reef, this cruise is not suitable for those that cannot swim
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.8 / 5
based on 9 reviews
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Explore Group Australia

Product ID: 199093