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  • Location:Shute Harbour, Australia
  • Duration:8 hours (approx.)

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld

Do you want to experience a close encounter with the famous Great Barrier Reef, then this is it! Enjoy a cruise out to the reef, where you'll moor up next to Reefworld. From this innovative and spacious pontoon, you can snorkel and dive the tropical waters until your hearts content. Top up you tan on the sun decks, see the reef up-close without getting wet with a ride on a semi-submersible, and learn about the marine life through presentations by reef experts. There's no better way to experience the reef!


  • Spend 4-hours out on the Great Barrier Reef
  • View the colorful underwater world with a semi-submersible tour
  • Free use of snorkel equipment
  • Presentations by reef experts throughout the day
  • Guided snorkel tours and scuba diving (additional cost)
  • Waterslide and lots of activities for the kids
  • Includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Plenty of photo opportunities

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What You Can Expect

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld

Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld

The Great Barrier Reef is truly one of the great wonders of the natural world and a “must-see” for any visitor to the region. Formed millions of years ago, this colorful living reef continues to grow and flourish just off the coast from the Whitsundays. Hundreds of different types of fish and hard and soft coral thrive in the sheltered lagoon.

Travel aboard a high-speed catamaran to an innovative reef pontoon featuring a waterslide, interactive underwater viewing chamber, semi-submersible and a spacious sun-deck to lounge on. Discover the underwater wonderland of one of the region’s most acclaimed outer Great Barrier Reef sites. The colorful corals and abundance of marine life will blow you away as you enjoy sheltered snorkeling and diving all year round.

Whether you are a first timer or an experienced diver, our fully certified instructors will ensure you have unforgettable dive memories. Diving on the outer Great Barrier Reef is an experience not to be missed!

Morning and afternoon tea, and a sumptuous lunch are provided by award winning restaurants from Airlie Beach, taking care to base the menu on seasonality and the best produce available.

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Facilities and activities on board Reefworld include the following:
  • Snorkeling gear provided
  • Semi-submersible
  • Underwater viewing chamber
  • Waterslide and activities for the kids
  • All you can eat buffet lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Presentations by reef experts
  • FREE wetsuit usage
  • Sun deck for topping up your tan
  • Massage (additional cost)
  • Guided snorkeling tours (additional cost)
  • Intro and certified diving (additional cost)
  • Scenic helicopter flights (additional cost)

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Incredible experience - great day.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

This trip gives access to the reef no matter what physical capabilities you have. All staff are very helpful.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Worth a trip to Australia!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Best way to see the reef - knowledgeable crew, great food.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2015

Amazing trips to GBR and the hill inlet. Super friendly crews . Highly recommended!!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This tour was amazing!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2015

One of the highlights of my trip to Oz - can't recommend this trip highly enough - you must take up the offer of the scuba diving - I had reservations as I hadn't even snorkelled before and only wish id done the scuba diving.

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2015

Absolutely fabulous! We had a full boat, but the Captain, crew and staff members had everything well organized. Every question was answered pleasantly no matter how many times it was asked. We loved snorkeling and even scuba diving for the first time. Plenty of food and drink. You could tell these people enjoy their work especially sharing the beauty of the reef with others!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

One of the best days ever! First time snorkelling and it was mindblowing. Fantastic staff and beautiful cruise there and back. Would do it again in a heartbeat! Thank you for helping make our 4 year anniversary so special.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2014

Very well organized tour. Very friendly staff capable of helping clients in a variety of languages. Once upon arrival on the pontoon, there are a number of things to do. You can observe and enjoy the Great Barrier Reef without getting wet if that is your choice. I also noted a large number of the staff dedicated to safety issues and watching out for the very young guests. A very nice day and worth the money.

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