The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australias most spectacular and talked about destination – this huge natural structure can even be seen from space!
And this awesome Great Barrier Reef day trip with the team from Down Under Cruise & Dive lets you see it from below and even above!
Depending on what you want to do (or your budget!) there are three options on this trip;
- Snorkel only = $250
- 1 intro dive = $279
- 1 certified dive (inc gear) = $279
For those who just want to kick back and snorkel you’ll find heaps of colourful reefs to explore across Saxon, Norman and Hastings Reef.
If you’re feeling slightly more adventurous you can also include an introductory scuba dives – the ideal way to give scuba diving a try and explore more of what lies beneath the water!
You don’t need any previous dive experience to do and Intro Dive and you’ll be briefed by a certified dive instructor who will teach you the basic skills needed to breathe underwater!
Already a certified scuba diver? Then grab a buddy and enjoy a fun dive during the day with all your gear included.
But of course the thing that makes this trip so memorable is the fact it also includes a scenic helicopter ride too! This 10 minute, low level scenic flight will show you the colourful beauty of the reef from above – a great opportunity to take some incredible pictures.
|Trip Options||Snorkel only, 1 Intro Dive, 1 Certified Dive|
7.30am Checkin at Reef Fleet Terminal
8.20am Boat departs Cairns
10.00am 3 hours snorkelling at Saxon or Norman Reef (plus scuba diving option- Intro/Cert)
11.30am-1.00pm BBQ lunch and salads availabe
1.00pm-3.00pm 2 hours snorkelling at Hastings Reef, and scenic helicopter flight
4.30pm Return to Cairns
Extra Costs: $20 EMC/Fuel levy and other port charges and administration costs
Includes snorkelling, 1 dive and 10 minute scenic helicopter flight
For First Time Divers; after an in-depth briefing from our expert dive staff, we gear you up and jump in the water for the thrill of a lifetime as we guide you through this amazing wonderland.
For Certified Divers; either buddy up with a friend or join our guides as we push the limits and explore the amazing ecology of the reef.
Full day Outer Reef Cruise.
Intro/Cert Dive (dive option).
10 Minute Scenic Helicopter Flight.
Morning & Afternoon tea.
Aussie BBQ lunch with Steak, Sausages and Prawns.
All snorkelling equipment.
Free Glass of wine with Cheese and crackers
Professional and attentive staff.
What You See:
Heading to the Outer Great Barrier Reef you will get to see it from 500ft above (helicopter) and up to 10 metres from below (diving). Coral, fish and hundreds of other amazing marine species from two different perspectives!!
Accommodation transfers available at an extra charge. City $15 Nth Beaches area $22
ll bookings MUST reconfirm 48hrs in advance. Ph: 1800 079 099 or 07 4052 8300 or from outside AU: +61 7 4052 8300. Extra costs: $20 for EMC/Fuel Levy and port charges/admin fees. NO REFUND IF DIVES NOT COMPLETED FOR ANY REASON. Open date tickets please give 7 days notice to book. Bookings strictly subject to availability
Down Under Dive
287 Draper Street CAIRNS 4870