Upolu Cay Reef Cruise

Tour Code: 308

Prices From

au$215

Live Availability - Book Now

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

Child: au$130.00
Family: au$629.00

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

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Cruise in comfort and style aboard a luxury, air-conditioned catamaran from Cairns to the Outer Great Barrier Reef, where you’ll spend six hours at two amazing reef locations. Enjoy personalised snorkeling, diving, a glass bottom boat tour or simply lie back and relax.

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Highlights

  • Personal in-water crew assistance for first-time snorkellers and divers
  • Experience the "Wonder Wall" a spectacular dive and snorkel site on the outer edge of Upolu Reef
  • Complimentary adventure drift snorkel tour – no experience required!
  • Journey to two magnificent locations and enjoy 6 full hours on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy a delicious seafood smorgasbord lunch including smoked salmon and prawns

Perfect Selfie

  • When the Cay is slightly submerged (some days the Cay will be above water, other times below the surface), stand in the ankle-to-knee deep water and take a selfie – it will look like you're standing in the middle of the ocean.

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

Itinerary

Journey to Upolu Cay and outer edge of Upolu Reef

Board your 20-meter cruiser at Cairns Marlin Marina, and enjoy tea, coffee, fresh fruit and Danish pastries onboard, prior to the 8.00am departure. Then it's time to sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort or on the sundeck for the one-hour cruise to Upolu Cay Reef and the outer edge of Upolu Reef. The friendly crew will provide an introductory safety briefing en route to the Reef. 

Please note the order of the two destinations will be determined on the day depending on the conditions.

 

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Included In Price

  • 6 hours on the Great Barrier Reef
  • 2 Outer Reef sites
  • Snorkelling / diving equipment (masks, fins, snorkel, buoyancy snorkel vests etc.)
  • Snorkelling tuition
  • Adventure drift snorkelling tour with marine naturalist
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Smorgasboard lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Maximum of 2 introductory scuba divers to 1 instructor
  • One-on-one introductory scuba diving if required
  • Tea and coffee available all day
  • Lycra suits / or wet suits (depending on the season)
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Boarding 7:30am on boat
  • 8:00am departure
Departure Instructions

Return transfers from accommodation available or self drive to Cairns Marlin Marina, 1 Spence Street, Cairns

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
Destinations
  • Upolu Cay
  • Wonder Wall, Upolu Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Tour does not operate on Christmas Day or New Years Day

Duration

8:00am to 4:30pm
Approx 1 hour return boat cruises
6 hours at 2 reef sites

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash or credit card for additional purchases, drinks and snacks
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Introductory scuba diving
  • Certified scuba diving
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Palm Cove
Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions

Scuba Diving – minimum age 12

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
  • Family price 2 adults and 2 Children (4-14 years)
  • Children 3 and under travel free of charge
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.

  • 24 hour cancellation policy with no refund applicable if cancelled within 24 hours of travel.
  • No Show on the day will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • No cancellation fee applies when passengers re-schedule with 24 hours or more notification.
Additional Information

A medical questionnaire is to be filled in before the Introduction diving course. There are certain medical conditions that aren’t possible to dive with.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Cruise in comfort and style aboard a luxury, air-conditioned catamaran from Cairns to the Outer Great Barrier Reef, where you’ll spend six hours at two amazing reef locations. Enjoy personalised snorkeling, diving, a glass bottom boat tour or simply lie back and relax.

Read More

Highlights

  • Personal in-water crew assistance for first-time snorkellers and divers
  • Experience the "Wonder Wall" a spectacular dive and snorkel site on the outer edge of Upolu Reef
  • Complimentary adventure drift snorkel tour – no experience required!
  • Journey to two magnificent locations and enjoy 6 full hours on the Great Barrier Reef
  • Enjoy a delicious seafood smorgasbord lunch including smoked salmon and prawns

Perfect Selfie

  • When the Cay is slightly submerged (some days the Cay will be above water, other times below the surface), stand in the ankle-to-knee deep water and take a selfie – it will look like you're standing in the middle of the ocean.

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

Itinerary

Journey to Upolu Cay and outer edge of Upolu Reef

Board your 20-meter cruiser at Cairns Marlin Marina, and enjoy tea, coffee, fresh fruit and Danish pastries onboard, prior to the 8.00am departure. Then it's time to sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort or on the sundeck for the one-hour cruise to Upolu Cay Reef and the outer edge of Upolu Reef. The friendly crew will provide an introductory safety briefing en route to the Reef. 

Please note the order of the two destinations will be determined on the day depending on the conditions.

 

Read More

Included In Price

  • 6 hours on the Great Barrier Reef
  • 2 Outer Reef sites
  • Snorkelling / diving equipment (masks, fins, snorkel, buoyancy snorkel vests etc.)
  • Snorkelling tuition
  • Adventure drift snorkelling tour with marine naturalist
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Smorgasboard lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Maximum of 2 introductory scuba divers to 1 instructor
  • One-on-one introductory scuba diving if required
  • Tea and coffee available all day
  • Lycra suits / or wet suits (depending on the season)
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Cairns

Departure Time
  • Boarding 7:30am on boat
  • 8:00am departure
Departure Instructions

Return transfers from accommodation available or self drive to Cairns Marlin Marina, 1 Spence Street, Cairns

Pickup Locations
  • Cairns
  • Cairns Northern Beaches
  • Palm Cove
Destinations
  • Upolu Cay
  • Wonder Wall, Upolu Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Tour does not operate on Christmas Day or New Years Day

Duration

8:00am to 4:30pm
Approx 1 hour return boat cruises
6 hours at 2 reef sites

What to Bring
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel
  • Camera
  • Sunglasses
  • Cash or credit card for additional purchases, drinks and snacks
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Introductory scuba diving
  • Certified scuba diving
  • Return coach transfers from Cairns, Northern Beaches and Palm Cove
Fitness Level Required

Low

Restrictions

Scuba Diving – minimum age 12

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
  • Family price 2 adults and 2 Children (4-14 years)
  • Children 3 and under travel free of charge
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.

  • 24 hour cancellation policy with no refund applicable if cancelled within 24 hours of travel.
  • No Show on the day will incur a 100% cancellation fee.
  • No cancellation fee applies when passengers re-schedule with 24 hours or more notification.
Additional Information

A medical questionnaire is to be filled in before the Introduction diving course. There are certain medical conditions that aren’t possible to dive with.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 308

Prices From

au$215

Live Availability - Book Now

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

Child: au$130.00
Family: au$629.00

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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