Mackay Reef Trips | Snorkelling Tours Mackay

Tour Code: 1060

Departing: Mackay

Mackay Snorkel Tours
  • The fastest reef trip in Mackay is on our rocket ship as she makes her way to the outer reef for a day of snorkelling and island hopping.
  • This is a small group snorkel tour on a fast catamaran boat that can carry up to 40 guests. 
  • Includes snorkel gear, paddle boards, lycra sun suits and wetsuits, lunch, morning and afternoon tea and the boat is licenced.
  • Visit multiple islands just off Mackay and see the most beautiful islands on the Great Barrier Reef. This is probably one of the best tours you will ever do if you are looking for beauty in nature.

Included In Price

  • Snorkelling equipment and fins
  • Paddleboards
  • Lunch, Morning & Afternoon tea
  • Lycra suit (summer) & wetsuit (winter)
  • Park fees and fuel levy

Mackay snorkelling tour and island tour on the Great Barrier Reef. Depart Mackay on a fast boat trip to the outer reef to snorkel the coral outcrops.

What we like about this Snorkelling Tour in Mackay:

  • Custom built catamaran to glide across the Great Barrier Reef - wave-piercing technology for a smoother ride
  • Gets to destinations fast so you get to experience more of the islands
  • Only 40 guests on snorkelling tour
  • Bar onboard the boat 
  • No real fixed itinerary - just the best reefs and islands on the day
  • Use of paddle boards

Our new Mackay reef trip provides guests with the fastest and smoothest ride out to the Great Barrier Reef.

This reef trip takes you on a journey of discovery to some of the most picturesque coral reefs and untouched locations just off the city of Mackay. 

Departing Mackay: Friday - Saturday - Sunday 

Our high tech boat was purpose built for the waters off Mackay to ensure a smooth stable ride out to the coral reef and offer guests a wonderful day of snorkelling.  

The reefs and islands around Mackay are home to a plethora of colourful reef fish, corals and azure turquoise waters.

Included in your snorkel tour is snorkelling equipment and paddle boards to add to the fun of this day tour. During summer we provide lycra sun suits and in winter wet suits.

A freshly prepared lunch, morning and afternoon snacks are provided on board. Bring along some cash and buy beverages and snacks on the boat as we explore the Great Barrier Reef.

Get out on the water and experience what the world-famous Great Barrier Reef has to offer on this full day snorkelling tour.

Heading off the coast of Mackay, you will snorkel in the fringing reefs, paddle board along the island waters and uncover secluded beaches.

The brand new day tour will take you on a journey of discovery to some of the most picturesque and untouched locations on the Great Barrier Reef.

Guests will enjoy the hidden wonders above and below the ocean off the coast of Mackay.

Blending technology and practicality, this one-of-a-kind custom-built vessel aims to provide guests of all ages with the smoothest and fastest ride possible, leaving them squealing for more.

Destinations our Mackay snorkelling tour visits during the day can include Cockermouth, Brampton, Keswick, St Bees, and Scawfell islands, as well as some secret, hitherto unexplored spots. All these coral reef sites and islands are weather permitting.  

Mackay Snorkel Tour Inclusions

  • Custom built vessel for the Great Barrier Reef
  • Includes lunch plus morning and afternoon snacks
  •  A multi-national award-winning tour operator
  • On-board licenced bar, bathroom and comfortable seats
  • Rooftop viewing platform
  • Lycra sun suit/wet suit
  • Snorkel gear

Mackay Reef Trip Highlights

  • Swim in crystal clear waters
  • Snorkel fringing reefs
  • Explore secluded beaches on islands
  • Enjoy lunch, morning, afternoon tea
  • Buy beverage at onboard bar
  • Try out the paddlboards (SUP) 

Have you seen our Mackay sunset cruise.

And our Whitsundays snorkelling tours 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From


Departure Time

09:00 - Mackay Marina Village

Departure Instructions

Please meet at our office at the Mackay Marina Village next to George’s Thai at 8.30 am. The vessel will depart at 9:00 am sharp so please don’t be late.

  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Mackay
  • Cockermouth
  • Brampton
  • Keswick
  • St Bees
  • Scawfell Islands
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Friday - Sunday

Check-in opens at 8:30 am at the Mackay Marina Village office
Departs: Mackay Marina Village at 9:00 am. Be at Wildcat office 9am sharp
Ends: Mackay Marina Village at 4:00 pm.
This tour doesn't operate on Christmas Day


7 Hours

Available for Purchase / Hire

Licenced Bar onboard

Fitness Level Required

Medium, Active

Additional Information

There is no set itinerary due to various tides and weather in the Mackay region, we can guarantee 1 beach /sand bar visit and 1 snorkel at locations decided upon by the skipper on the day.

  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Swimming costume
  • Camera (charged)
  • Money for drinks
  • Practical clothing and footwear (warmer items during winter)

Children under 4 must be approved prior to departure – weather conditions dependant

All cancellations must be in writing.

We understand things may change, so we have made cancellations very easy.

In every instance we always recommend you purchase travel insurance for life’s last-minute hiccups.

Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.

Operators policy:

  • Cancellations made less than 24 hours before departure will forfeit the full ticket price.

Mackay Reef Trips | Snorkelling Tours Mackay

Tour Code: 1060

Departing: Mackay

Mackay Snorkel Tours



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

Child: au$179.00
Family: au$705.00

Tour Code: 1060



15 yrs & over

2 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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