Private Charter Boat Cairns, 20 Guests

Tour Code: 298

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

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Catering for the smaller private boat charter groups with a maximum of 20 guests this 42 foot (13 metres) catamaran sails out to 2 mooring locations on the very edge of the outer Great Barrier Reef providing guests with 2 hours of peaceful sailing weather.

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Highlights

  • Sail to 2 stunning mooring locations on the very edge of the outer Great Barrier Reef.
  • Small group private boat charters with a maximum of 20 guests 

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Itinerary

Dive and Snorkel Upolu Reef

Our sail boats destination for our day of snorkelling and scuba diving is the Upolu Reef which is approximately 32.3 kilometres from the Cairns Marlin Marina and forms a continuation of the Arlington Reef.

This outer Barrier Reef system offers guests a wide variety of hard and soft corals, giant bommies, staghorn, plate, brain and boulder corals along with large and small clam shells.

Some of the marine life you will see are the ever so shy black tip and white tip reef sharks, small stingrays hiding under the sand, sea cucumbers, turtles, starfish and lots of colourful pelagic fishes.

Due to the size of the Upolu Reef snorkelers and scuba divers are blessed with a wide variety of marine life gin clear water which normally offers underwater visibility up to 15 metres and water depths of up 8-15 metres 

When entering the water we advise our private charter groups to be prepared to be greeted by the friendly fish duo Emily & Max, the resident Bat Fish that just love coming up to the scuba divers and snorkelers to say hello.

Emily and Max know the exact time to be at the Upolu Reef mooring in the hope they may have a free feed and get a bit of loving attention from our guests.

There are quite a number of fish on the Great Barrier Reef who are tuned into the times the Great Barrier Reef tour boats arrive at their little patch on the reef and to the guests delight, they are always there to meet the them as they enter the water.

Each of these fish have names and they are as playful as little puppies and certainly love to dominate in underwater photographs so ensure you bring your waterproof camera along.

Read about Wally the famous Maori Wrasse    

Your private charter boat will take you to 2 mooring locations on Upolu Reef ensuring you get to see and experience the different varieties of corals and marine life that inhabit those areas and you will have a total of four hours of leisure time on the Great Barrier Reef.

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Included In Price

  • Tea/Coffee on arrival
  • Approx 4 Hours on Upolu Reef
  • All Snorkelling Equipment
  • Free Guided Snorkel tour
  • Delicious Tropical buffet style lunch
  • Complimentary fruit platter, selection of cheeses, crackers & wine
  • Extra assistance & instruction for beginners
  • Prescription masks at no extra cost if required
  • Floatation vests & swimming noodles
  • Wet/Stinger Suits
  • Fun & Interesting reef introduction & education
  • Easy access to water
  • Bow nets to relax on
  • Max 20 passengers
  • Mini spa on deck
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Variable - on request for private charters

Departure Instructions

We can organise return transfers from accommodation or please board on boat at Marlin Marina, Cairns, D Finger

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
Destinations

2 sites at Upolu Reef, the edge of the Outer Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Approx 4 hours at Upolu Reef
1.5 hours boat cruise each way

What to Bring
  • Dry Clothes, Money for levy and any extras, Certification card & log book (cert. divers only)
  • Camera (charged)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimming costume
Available for Purchase / Hire

Certified and Introductory Scuba Diving

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

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.

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.

  • Operator’s Cancellation Policy:
  • 24 hours cancellation notice required for groups of 4 persons or less without charge. For groups exceeding 4 persons, 48 hours notice is required without charge.
Catering for the smaller private boat charter groups with a maximum of 20 guests this 42 foot (13 metres) catamaran sails out to 2 mooring locations on the very edge of the outer Great Barrier Reef providing guests with 2 hours of peaceful sailing weather.

Read More

Highlights

  • Sail to 2 stunning mooring locations on the very edge of the outer Great Barrier Reef.
  • Small group private boat charters with a maximum of 20 guests 

Perfect Selfie

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

Itinerary

Dive and Snorkel Upolu Reef

Our sail boats destination for our day of snorkelling and scuba diving is the Upolu Reef which is approximately 32.3 kilometres from the Cairns Marlin Marina and forms a continuation of the Arlington Reef.

This outer Barrier Reef system offers guests a wide variety of hard and soft corals, giant bommies, staghorn, plate, brain and boulder corals along with large and small clam shells.

Some of the marine life you will see are the ever so shy black tip and white tip reef sharks, small stingrays hiding under the sand, sea cucumbers, turtles, starfish and lots of colourful pelagic fishes.

Due to the size of the Upolu Reef snorkelers and scuba divers are blessed with a wide variety of marine life gin clear water which normally offers underwater visibility up to 15 metres and water depths of up 8-15 metres 

When entering the water we advise our private charter groups to be prepared to be greeted by the friendly fish duo Emily & Max, the resident Bat Fish that just love coming up to the scuba divers and snorkelers to say hello.

Emily and Max know the exact time to be at the Upolu Reef mooring in the hope they may have a free feed and get a bit of loving attention from our guests.

There are quite a number of fish on the Great Barrier Reef who are tuned into the times the Great Barrier Reef tour boats arrive at their little patch on the reef and to the guests delight, they are always there to meet the them as they enter the water.

Each of these fish have names and they are as playful as little puppies and certainly love to dominate in underwater photographs so ensure you bring your waterproof camera along.

Read about Wally the famous Maori Wrasse    

Your private charter boat will take you to 2 mooring locations on Upolu Reef ensuring you get to see and experience the different varieties of corals and marine life that inhabit those areas and you will have a total of four hours of leisure time on the Great Barrier Reef.

Read More

Included In Price

  • Tea/Coffee on arrival
  • Approx 4 Hours on Upolu Reef
  • All Snorkelling Equipment
  • Free Guided Snorkel tour
  • Delicious Tropical buffet style lunch
  • Complimentary fruit platter, selection of cheeses, crackers & wine
  • Extra assistance & instruction for beginners
  • Prescription masks at no extra cost if required
  • Floatation vests & swimming noodles
  • Wet/Stinger Suits
  • Fun & Interesting reef introduction & education
  • Easy access to water
  • Bow nets to relax on
  • Max 20 passengers
  • Mini spa on deck
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
  • German
  • Japanese
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time

Variable - on request for private charters

Departure Instructions

We can organise return transfers from accommodation or please board on boat at Marlin Marina, Cairns, D Finger

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
Destinations

2 sites at Upolu Reef, the edge of the Outer Barrier Reef

Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Duration

Approx 4 hours at Upolu Reef
1.5 hours boat cruise each way

What to Bring
  • Dry Clothes, Money for levy and any extras, Certification card & log book (cert. divers only)
  • Camera (charged)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimming costume
Available for Purchase / Hire

Certified and Introductory Scuba Diving

Fitness Level Required

Low, Medium

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.

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.

  • Operator’s Cancellation Policy:
  • 24 hours cancellation notice required for groups of 4 persons or less without charge. For groups exceeding 4 persons, 48 hours notice is required without charge.

Tour Code: 298

Prices From

POA

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

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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