Airlie Beach, Daydream Island, Hamilton Island

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Overview

Get close views of the spectacular coral reef and colorful sea creatures at Australia's famous Great Barrier Reef on a full-day journey to Reefworld. The innovative and spacious pontoon provides gear, instruction and expert guides for snorkeling and diving in the tropical waters. Alternatively, observe the reef up-close without getting wet when taking a semi-submersible ride, accompanied by informative commentary by reef experts. This tour gives you the chance to experience this natural wonder and is suitable for all levels of experience.
  • 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)
  • Underwater viewing chamber and lots of activities for the kids
  • Includes morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Plenty of photo opportunities
Travel aboard a high-speed catamaran to a reef pontoon that boasts an underwater viewing chamber, semi-submersible and a spacious sun-deck. 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.

Discover the underwater wonderland of one of the region’s most acclaimed outer Great Barrier Reef sites. Enjoy sheltered snorkeling and diving all year round, with amazing colorful corals and abundant marine life.

Whether you are a first timer or an experienced diver, fully certified dive instructors ensure that you have a memorable dive. Diving on the outer Great Barrier Reef is an experience not to be missed! This colorful living reef has been evolving for millions of years and continues to grow just off the coast from the Whitsundays.

If you prefer to stay dry, you can get another perspective from the air on the optional sightseeing flight over the reef (additional expense). Or take a semi-submersible tour that lets you observe the marine world up close without setting foot in the ocean.

Your tour includes morning and afternoon tea, and buffet lunch, and round-trip transfers from the Whitsundays.

Itinerary

Facilities and activities on board Reefworld include the following:
  • Snorkeling gear provided
  • Semi-submersible
  • Underwater viewing chamber
  • 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)

Reviews

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B
, Oct 2018

I have recently moved to Australia and was going to be in the Mackay area for work so I decided to extend my stay and drive to Airlie Beach to go on this cruise/trip. I went on my own and had such a fun time! I met so many nice people, the Cruise Whitsundays staff was amazing - super friendly and helpful. I opted to do the guided snorkeling and it was great, though it seemed to go very quickly. I will be doing this trip again, but I will add the scuba dive next time! Highly recommend!

a
, Jul 2018

Too many people on the boat...280 max...and it was beyond full, us 5 didn't have seats. The food was awful, cold...and I found hairs everywhere... definitely not ours. 2 of us almost threw up because of it. The pontoon where the boat docks = very gross...food everywhere and hair of course. I'm gagging writing this because I remember the feeling of food under my bbare feet because the floors were so gross on the Pontoon. $200 pp for an overcrowded trip to a dead part of the Reef. Honestly saw only a few types of fish. Fun swim, but the coral was dead there...not much life. The best part wasn't apart of the trip = the whales in the open water was great. Unfortunately they were very far away.

M
, Mar 2018

An amazing experience. Wonderful trip, loved snorkeling and the underwater boat tour.

K
, Mar 2018

Wonderful crew and amazing view! Well taken care of : Highly recommended!

E
, Feb 2018

We had a very nice day with the crew being very helpful, friendly and organised
The reef was a little disappointing and bland due mainly to global warming and overuse

z
, Jan 2018

Great experience, organised really well, lunch was nice with tea and coffee afterwards served with homemade muffins, well worth the money to see the reef, an experience like none other.

M
, Jan 2018

Everything is to be lived in this tour!!! The trip to the Great Reef Barrier, the discovery of the floating Harbour there, and snorkeling or scuba diving! You can buy a picture of you patting a huge fish, quite adopted by the guide underwater. Then, you get an amazing lunch all you can eat, with just anything to eat! During the trip, you can get free coffee or tea, along with cakes, in the morning, and in the afternoon, on the way back, a little goûter. Great memory!

Y
, Sep 2017

fantastic journey

P
, Sep 2017

The day our group of four took this tour, the boat was absolutely full. The majority of the tour is on the boat to/from the water platform at the Reef. With so many of us, it was difficult to see much of the reef--unless one was scuba diving.

W
, Sep 2017

This trip is a must do. The staff were helpful and friendly and we had a great experience snorkelling and enjoying the fish life and enjoyed snorkelling with a turtle and a giant friendly groper fish. . Sadly, the reef we visited is looking very bleached and sad, but I think that is just due to the impact of global warming. It is ten years since I last visited the reef and the decline is evident.


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