Up to 5 hours of snorkelling on 2 different outer reef sites
BBQ Buffet lunch
Snacks and tea/coffee
One 3 to 5 minutes introductory scuba dive on the Great Barrier Reef
The real "WOW factor" though is a journey on a 10-minute helicopter experience over the reef
WHAT TO EXPECT
Down Under Cruise and Dive is located in Australia's far tropical north Queensland in the township of Cairns, the gateway to the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree National Parks.
Climb aboard our luxury mono-hull vessel "Osprey V" and speed out to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns. Enjoy snorkelling then get ready for your introductory scuba dive.
For first time divers; after an in-depth briefing from our expert dive staff, we gear you up and jump in the water for a thrilling dive through an underwater wonderland.
For certified divers; either buddy up with a friend or join our guides as we explore more of the reefs fascinating ecology.
After arriving at Hastings Reef at 1pm, you'll be briefed, then loaded onto one of our state of the art helicopters for an unforgettable 10 minute flight around the reef. Turtles, sharks and even whales can be spotted from up high! From up high you'll appreciate the magnitude of this natural wonder.
In the afternoon you can choose to ride our semi-submersible boat (weather dependent and costs $10 pre booked or pay on board), go snorkelling, diving, or just laze around on our massive sun-deck.
Finally cruise back to Cairns while enjoying our on-board entertainer as he sings and performs his famous didgeridoo show.
Divers 65 years and over must provide a current "AS4005.1" dive medical prior to travel.
Please consider weather and wind strength before booking.
Adult 17 years and over, Child 4-16 years, Infant up to 3 years. Passengers under 8 years will require parental/guardian signature, children up to 15 years must be accompanied by an adult.
In the event that a booking is cancelled, the following fees will apply:
Cancellations or changes made more than 18 hours before departure: no fee
Cancellations or changes within 48 hours of departure: 100% of the cost
No refunds for voluntary uncompleted dives or scenic helicopter flights.
Pricing: Adult age: 17yrs+; Child age: 4-16yrs; Infants up to 3yrs. Children up to 15yrs must be accompanied by an adult. Passengers under 18yrs will require parental guardian signature.
Saftey: Divers 65yrs+ must provide a current ‘AS4005.1’ dive medical prior to travel, 45yrs+ for open water students. Please consider weather and wind strength before booking. Semi-submersible tours are weather permitting. Cancellations/Alterations/Refunds: No refunds for cancellations within 18 hours of departure time; 24 hours for dive courses and packaged products. Rebooking fees apply for alterations made within these times. The supplier reserves the right to cancel the tour, change vessel type or arrange an alternative carrier in the event of bad weather or mechanical problems. No refunds for voluntary uncompleted dives.