Cairns Snorkel & Dive Tours | Incl 10 Min Heli Flight

Amazing Must Do Reef Tour!

Tour Code: 453

Prices From

au$275

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$209.00
Family: au$968.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

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An activity-packed Great Barrier Reef snorkel tour from Cairns. First, dive among world-renowned coral gardens then soar about the Reef on a scenic helicopter flight. Enjoy snorkeling or a semi-submersible submarine tour, BBQ lunch and relax on the boat.

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Highlights

  • Unique dive or snorkel tour with helicopter flight package, you will see everything up close, and then take in the complete marine tapestry for amazing new heights. Be on the lookout, for the silhouette of grazing sea-turtles beneath.
  • If you’re feeling a little waterlogged from all the aquatic activity, take in a new and unique perfective of the reef with a rare submarine tour while staying perfectly dry!

Perfect Selfie

  • There is no more enviable selfie than two matching from equally impressive locations. Snap your first on the boat with a close up of marine life in the background. Then snap the second with the Great Barrier Reef below from an aerial helicopter view.  

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Cairns Dive, Snorkel Helicopter Great Barrier Reef

Visit 2 unique Great Barrier Reef locations aboard this modern and spacious boat. The coral reef dive and snorkel sites are chosen based on coral quality and tidal conditions.

Only 90 minutes from Cairns, your great value reef trip day includes scuba diving, snorkelling, and an unforgettable 10 minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef!

On the voyage across the reef from Cairns, a marine biologist will reveal some amazing reef facts, along with a few snorkelling tips for the day.

And with a scuba diving brief, you’ll be ready to explore the ocean upon arrival!

Enjoy an an Aussie BBQ lunch, plus a cheese platter and complimentary glass of sparkiling wine.

After lunch, it will be time for the scenic helicopter flight of a lifetime! View the vastness of the Great Barrier Reef from above on your scenic helicopter flight.

Then either end your day with some more snorkelling, another dive or simply laze in the sun on deck.

For the ultimate Great Barrier Reef tour choose the fly and cruise option where you can fly by helicopter one way and take the boat in the reverse direction, or even fly both ways in the helicopter

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Included In Price

  • 1 x Introductory or Certified Dive
  • 1 x 10-minute Helicopter Scenic Flight
  • Complimentary fruit & cheese platter on return journey
  • Aussie BBQ lunch and fresh salads
  • Mask, Snorkel, Fins & FREE snorkelling guides
  • 5 Hours visiting two spectacular outer reef locations
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

8.15am

Departure Instructions

Boarding begins at 7.30am

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Return transfers are an additional cost and must be pre-booked.
Destinations
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Hastings Reef
  • Saxon Reef
  • Norman Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas & New Years Day

Duration

8 Hours (5 hours on the reef)

What to Bring
  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera (charged)
  • Cash or credit card for Reef Tax and additional on board purchases.
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Second Dive
  • Stinger / Wetsuit Hire
  • Return accommodation transfers
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Please be advised of 100kgs weight restriction on scenic helicopter. Surcharge applies if over 100kg
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • Child rate available
  • One (1) infant under their 3rd birthday may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap
  • A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations.
  • Children 3 years and above pay full fare.
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellations made 24 to 48 hours prior to the flying will be incur a 50% cancellation fee
  • Flights cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel will incur a 100% cancellation fee
  • Travel insurance is recommended
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Ecotourism Certified
An activity-packed Great Barrier Reef snorkel tour from Cairns. First, dive among world-renowned coral gardens then soar about the Reef on a scenic helicopter flight. Enjoy snorkeling or a semi-submersible submarine tour, BBQ lunch and relax on the boat.

Read More

Highlights

  • Unique dive or snorkel tour with helicopter flight package, you will see everything up close, and then take in the complete marine tapestry for amazing new heights. Be on the lookout, for the silhouette of grazing sea-turtles beneath.
  • If you’re feeling a little waterlogged from all the aquatic activity, take in a new and unique perfective of the reef with a rare submarine tour while staying perfectly dry!

Perfect Selfie

  • There is no more enviable selfie than two matching from equally impressive locations. Snap your first on the boat with a close up of marine life in the background. Then snap the second with the Great Barrier Reef below from an aerial helicopter view.  

Share your selfie on our Facebook page and tag your best Instagram pics with #barrierreefaustralia for your chance to be featured.

Itinerary

Cairns Dive, Snorkel Helicopter Great Barrier Reef

Visit 2 unique Great Barrier Reef locations aboard this modern and spacious boat. The coral reef dive and snorkel sites are chosen based on coral quality and tidal conditions.

Only 90 minutes from Cairns, your great value reef trip day includes scuba diving, snorkelling, and an unforgettable 10 minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef!

On the voyage across the reef from Cairns, a marine biologist will reveal some amazing reef facts, along with a few snorkelling tips for the day.

And with a scuba diving brief, you’ll be ready to explore the ocean upon arrival!

Enjoy an an Aussie BBQ lunch, plus a cheese platter and complimentary glass of sparkiling wine.

After lunch, it will be time for the scenic helicopter flight of a lifetime! View the vastness of the Great Barrier Reef from above on your scenic helicopter flight.

Then either end your day with some more snorkelling, another dive or simply laze in the sun on deck.

For the ultimate Great Barrier Reef tour choose the fly and cruise option where you can fly by helicopter one way and take the boat in the reverse direction, or even fly both ways in the helicopter

Read More

Included In Price

  • 1 x Introductory or Certified Dive
  • 1 x 10-minute Helicopter Scenic Flight
  • Complimentary fruit & cheese platter on return journey
  • Aussie BBQ lunch and fresh salads
  • Mask, Snorkel, Fins & FREE snorkelling guides
  • 5 Hours visiting two spectacular outer reef locations
Tour Languages Offered
  • Chinese
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

8.15am

Departure Instructions

Boarding begins at 7.30am

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
  • Return transfers are an additional cost and must be pre-booked.
Destinations
  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Hastings Reef
  • Saxon Reef
  • Norman Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas & New Years Day

Duration

8 Hours (5 hours on the reef)

What to Bring
  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera (charged)
  • Cash or credit card for Reef Tax and additional on board purchases.
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Second Dive
  • Stinger / Wetsuit Hire
  • Return accommodation transfers
Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

Restrictions
  • Scuba Diving – minimum age 12
  • Please be advised of 100kgs weight restriction on scenic helicopter. Surcharge applies if over 100kg
IN-WATER RESTRICTIONS

Scuba Diving Restrictions

  • Certain medical conditions and medications may preclude some people from scuba diving.
  • Participation is subject to a medical questionnaire completed on board with the tour operator
  • Minimum age for scuba diving is 12 years.
  • Flying after scuba diving: A wait of 12 hours is recommended but preferably 24 hours, if doing multiple dives, before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

Advanced Dive Medical Intro Dive Medical

Read more about Diving Safety on the Great Barrier Reef.

Child Policy
  • Child rate available
  • One (1) infant under their 3rd birthday may travel free of charge if seated on a guardian’s lap
  • A maximum of one infant per helicopter may travel as per CASA regulations.
  • Children 3 years and above pay full fare.
Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

  • Cancellations made 24 to 48 hours prior to the flying will be incur a 50% cancellation fee
  • Flights cancelled 24 hours or less prior to travel will incur a 100% cancellation fee
  • Travel insurance is recommended
Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 453

Prices From

au$275

Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$209.00
Family: au$968.00

Check Prices and Availability Have A Question? Call +61 7 4059 59 59

Looking for more tours in Cairns Tropical North Queensland?

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