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Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Day Tour With Activity Pontoon Platform - Cairns

The ultimate Great Barrier Reef day tour! Relax – Play – Explore! Join us as we dock next to our pontoon at the Reef location.


  • Explore the Great Barrier Reef!
  • Glass Bottom Boat Tour + Semi Sub with Marine Expert included
  • Large pontoon for comfort and activities
  • Underwater observatory included
  • Enclosed ocean pool for the kids
  • Snorkelling gear hire included
  • Fish feeding and touch tank presentations included
  • Buffet Lunch

Join us for an unforgettable adventure on the Great Barrier Reef!

This breathtaking reef is one of the largest reef systems in the World-heritage Marine Park, boasting breathtaking coral beauty, abundant marine life, and a thriving marine eco-system.

Our floating double story activity pontoon is the only way to view this amazing destination, giving you the opportunity of a lifetime to get up close and personal to this magnificent marine haven.

We’ll make our way to the reef on our air-conditioned catamaran. Once we have reached the pontoon you’ll have 4 hours to explore as you please!

There’s a multitude of activities that the whole family will enjoy, including; Fish feeding, Touch Tank, Glass Bottom Boat Tour + Semi Sub Tour, Snorkeling (incl free gear hire), Enclosed kids ocean pool, underwater observatory, and more!

You’ll also have the opportunity to learn more about the Great Barrier Reef with a fascinating presentation by a Marine Biologist, and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch.

An amazing opportunity to experience, relax, and play in one of Australia’s most renowned marine destinations!


Optional extras on board:

  • Seawalker Helmet Diving
  • Certified Scuba Diving
  • Introductory Scuba Diving
  • Snorkel Tour to an exclusive area

Want to book Seawalker Helmet or Intro Scuba Diving? Save up to $108 when booking the combined tour!

Helmet Diving (Child Ages 12-15 Years)

Experience all the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef without getting your hair wet!

Unlike traditional scuba diving, Seawalker helmet diving enables you to breathe through your nose and mouth as you would above water.

Experience panoramic views of the spectacular reef, see fish including Giant Trevally and Maori Wrasse on our spacious underwater platform.

Ideal for non-swimmers, this fully guided experience takes guests to 5 metres below sea-level for up to 20 minutes.

Introduction to Scuba Diving (Child Ages 12-15 Years)

For people who want to learn to dive, an introductory diving course is available.

This is the perfect chance to scuba dive at one of the world’s most exquisite diving sites!

Allow our friendly PADI qualified instructors teach you how to use our professional dive equipment and then enjoy a dive of up to 10 metres for up to an hour experience.

Check in Location:

Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence St, Cairns

*** Check-in starts at 8:30am and closes at 9:15am, we depart the marina at 9:30am, returning 5:30pm ***

Adult $239.00
Child $142.00 (4-15 years)
Infant $0.00 (Under 4 years)
Family $620.00 (Family Pass Rate is based on 2 Adults + 2 Children)
Adult $334.00
Child $253.00

What's included

  • Travel to the Great Barrier Reef on air-conditioned catamaran
  • 4 hours to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkelling Gear + Life Jackets + Stinger suits
  • Underwater Observatory, Glass-bottom Boat Tour + Semi Sub Tour with Marine Expert, Fish-Feeding Presentation, Touch-Tank Presentation with Marine Expert
  • Enclosed Kids Pool for the little ones
  • Buffet Lunch + Tea & Coffee (while docked)
  • All Inclusive price - Reef Tax is included in the price


  • Allow approximately 8 hours for the whole experience


  • 1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

Child Friendly

  • This experience welcomes families with children.


  • Diving Conditions: All divers must complete a medical questionnaire/declaration on-board. A history of asthma, heart conditions and/or other medical conditions or medications may prohibit scuba diving. If medical is failed onboard no refund will be given for Seawalker or dive options. Guests are advised to review medical checklists/requirements with their booking agent prior to booking. Children age range for Helmet or Intro Dive options is 12 to 15 years
  • Family Pass is for 2 Adults + 2 Children.

Available Bookings from August 11 to August 17

Change Dates

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12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$239.00
  • Child$142.00
  • Infant$0.00
  • Family$620.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$189.00
  • Child$99.00
  • Infant$0.00
  • Family$477.00

12+spaces priced from:

  • Adult$189.00
  • Child$99.00
  • Infant$0.00
  • Family$477.00

Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme


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Carina Marsden from Australia wrote on 05 December 2019

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Amazing day, amazing weather, fun crew.

We had the best day out with the amazing weather. Very happy family memories. The snorkelling over the Great Barrier Reef is a bucket list Yes didn’t want to leave, so relaxing. Definately recommend this trip as a must do when visiting Cairns. Thank you Cairns for one of the best experiences, we all loved it.

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Jan from Denmark wrote on 05 December 2019

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Great day at the reef

Great day with lot of experince

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Zhenyang Sun from Australia wrote on 08 November 2019

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Beautiful Reef

I had a great time, the reef is so beautiful!

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Josh Baker from Australia wrote on 08 November 2019

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Great Day Out

We really enjoyed our day on the reef. The whole experience was amazing.

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10:00 a.m.Thursday 13 July

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        Family Family Pass Rate is based on 2 Adults + 2 Children



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