Dive & Snorkel Tour including Helicopter Ride

Snorkel the world famous Great Barrier Reef and finish the day with a scenic helicopter flight!

Cairns, Australia
Full Day
Start time
7:30 am
Pick up & Drop off
Minimum age
All ages
Fitness level
AUD $299
ValueAUD $309SAVE AUD $10
Children: AUD $299
Levy included
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What's Included

  • Up to 5 hours of snorkelling on 2 different outer reef sites
  • Snorkel equipment
  • BBQ Buffet lunch
  • Snacks and tea/coffee  
  • On-board entertainment
  • 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
  • Levy


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.

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Terms & Conditions:

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.

Cancellation Policy:

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.

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Down Under Cruise & Dive
287 Draper Street, Cairns Queensland 4870, Australia


AUD $299
ValueAUD $309SAVE AUD $10
Children: AUD $299
Levy included
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