Whitsundays Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Experience

Tour Code: 497

Prices From

au$259

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

Child: au$125.00
Family: au$691.20

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

Looking for more tours in The Whitsundays?

You’ll find this Great Barrier Reef tour an incredible mix of excitement and adventure. Explore beautiful coral gardens by snorkelling, scuba diving or on a scenic helicopter flight. Discover marine life in the underwater observatory!

Read More

Highlights

  • The magical floating pontoon at Reefworld. An interactive platform of adventure, the place for snorkelling, scuba diving, and seeing the amazing marine life and corals of the Whitsundays in all sorts of ways 
  • You’ll fall in love with the ‘Reefworld’ in the heart of the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef on your day trip, and you can upgrade to even more exciting overnight adventures here   

Perfect Selfie

  • Experience the semi-submersible submarine tour to see the corals and marine life in the azure waters of the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

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

Itinerary

Cruise the Great Barrier Reef to A Floating Pontoon

At first glance, you’ll feel excited by the sight of your Great Barrier Reef tour boat that will be taking you to see this World Heritage listed reef.

Next you’ll be sitting comfortably as the boat speeds past lush green islands in the Whitsunday Passage and listening to the crews reef presentation on your days events. 

From the get go, we can promise you a day on the reef with lot's of activity.

Reefworld is a floating interactive pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef that is your island for the day offering a remarkable amount of activity and adventure, with a platform for snorkelling, scuba diving and scenic helicopter flights.

The pontoon itself is likewise your host for a delicious tropical buffet lunch, an underwater observatory cinema, and even a resident onboard masseuse for the ultimate in relaxation!

The coral gardens and abundant marine life at Hardy Reef can be explored with equally special expedition styles, and with a day at Reefworld, you’ll find the possibilities on offer are endless!

Read More

Included In Price

  • All snorkelling and buoyancy equipment included
  • 4 hours at Hardy Reef
  • Sun deck with shaded area
  • Lifeguard station
  • Safe swimming and snorkelling zones
  • Fresh water showers
  • Underwater observatory
  • Semi-Submersible Submarine guided tour
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time
  • 8:00am from Port of Airlie
  • 9:00am from Hamilton Island Marina
Departure Instructions
  • If making own way to Port of Airlie marina, please check in 30 minutes before tour time
  • Coach transfers specific pick up time will be advised at the time of booking.
Pickup Locations
  • Airlie Beach
  • Hamilton Island
  • If guests are making their own way from Cannonvale and Shute Harbour.
Destinations
  • Airlie Beach
  • Hamilton Island
  • Hardy Reef
  • Great Barrier Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas Day

Duration

Full day

What to Bring
  • Swimwear and towel
  • Protective clothing, hat and sunscreen lotion
  • Your camera and a sense of fun!
  • Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool days
  • Money / credit card for optional purchases such as beverages, dives, massages or a helicopter flight.
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Transfers from Airlie Beach and surrounds transfers from accommodation available for a small fee
  • Licensed bar with alcohol and non-alcohol beverages for purchase
  • Introductory scuba dives
  • Certified diving
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Guided snorkelling safari
  • Massage therapist
  • Souvenir photos
  • Cruise/fly return trip.
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
  • Child fare available for ages 4-14 for both tour and transfers.
  • Children under 4 travel free
  • Various kids activities are offered throughout the day.
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.

  • No show and 24 hours or less notice cancellation fee is 100% of fare
  • Cancellations 24 hours - 48 hours 50% of fare
Additional Information

Due to the number of stairs through pontoon and vessel, this tour is not recommended for disabled passengers.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
You’ll find this Great Barrier Reef tour an incredible mix of excitement and adventure. Explore beautiful coral gardens by snorkelling, scuba diving or on a scenic helicopter flight. Discover marine life in the underwater observatory!

Read More

Highlights

  • The magical floating pontoon at Reefworld. An interactive platform of adventure, the place for snorkelling, scuba diving, and seeing the amazing marine life and corals of the Whitsundays in all sorts of ways 
  • You’ll fall in love with the ‘Reefworld’ in the heart of the Whitsundays and the Great Barrier Reef on your day trip, and you can upgrade to even more exciting overnight adventures here   

Perfect Selfie

  • Experience the semi-submersible submarine tour to see the corals and marine life in the azure waters of the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef.

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

Itinerary

Cruise the Great Barrier Reef to A Floating Pontoon

At first glance, you’ll feel excited by the sight of your Great Barrier Reef tour boat that will be taking you to see this World Heritage listed reef.

Next you’ll be sitting comfortably as the boat speeds past lush green islands in the Whitsunday Passage and listening to the crews reef presentation on your days events. 

From the get go, we can promise you a day on the reef with lot's of activity.

Reefworld is a floating interactive pontoon on the Great Barrier Reef that is your island for the day offering a remarkable amount of activity and adventure, with a platform for snorkelling, scuba diving and scenic helicopter flights.

The pontoon itself is likewise your host for a delicious tropical buffet lunch, an underwater observatory cinema, and even a resident onboard masseuse for the ultimate in relaxation!

The coral gardens and abundant marine life at Hardy Reef can be explored with equally special expedition styles, and with a day at Reefworld, you’ll find the possibilities on offer are endless!

Read More

Included In Price

  • All snorkelling and buoyancy equipment included
  • 4 hours at Hardy Reef
  • Sun deck with shaded area
  • Lifeguard station
  • Safe swimming and snorkelling zones
  • Fresh water showers
  • Underwater observatory
  • Semi-Submersible Submarine guided tour
Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time
  • 8:00am from Port of Airlie
  • 9:00am from Hamilton Island Marina
Departure Instructions
  • If making own way to Port of Airlie marina, please check in 30 minutes before tour time
  • Coach transfers specific pick up time will be advised at the time of booking.
Pickup Locations
  • Airlie Beach
  • Hamilton Island
  • If guests are making their own way from Cannonvale and Shute Harbour.
Destinations
  • Airlie Beach
  • Hamilton Island
  • Hardy Reef
  • Great Barrier Reef
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation

Daily

Excludes Christmas Day

Duration

Full day

What to Bring
  • Swimwear and towel
  • Protective clothing, hat and sunscreen lotion
  • Your camera and a sense of fun!
  • Light jacket / sweater for windy or cool days
  • Money / credit card for optional purchases such as beverages, dives, massages or a helicopter flight.
Available for Purchase / Hire
  • Transfers from Airlie Beach and surrounds transfers from accommodation available for a small fee
  • Licensed bar with alcohol and non-alcohol beverages for purchase
  • Introductory scuba dives
  • Certified diving
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Guided snorkelling safari
  • Massage therapist
  • Souvenir photos
  • Cruise/fly return trip.
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
  • Child fare available for ages 4-14 for both tour and transfers.
  • Children under 4 travel free
  • Various kids activities are offered throughout the day.
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.

  • No show and 24 hours or less notice cancellation fee is 100% of fare
  • Cancellations 24 hours - 48 hours 50% of fare
Additional Information

Due to the number of stairs through pontoon and vessel, this tour is not recommended for disabled passengers.

Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified

Tour Code: 497

Prices From

au$259

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

Child: au$125.00
Family: au$691.20

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

Looking for more tours in The Whitsundays?

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