Outer Great Barrier Reef Guided Snorkelling

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Marine biologist guided snorkeling in small groups (1:6 ratio)
100% Locally owned & operated family business
Private snorkelling on 2 exclusive reef locations away from any crowds
Quality Snorkel equipment and floatation devices, Prescription masks available
Deli style lunch - Vegan/Vegetarian options | Morning and afternoon tea, cakes, and cookies
Instructions on snorkeling techniques and use of equipment
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$515.00AUD
or 4 payments of $128.75 with more info
Free cancellation up to 48 hours prior to experience

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Fri, Jul 12, 2024

What you can expect

Dive into the ultimate Great Barrier Reef adventure with this top-rated, immersive, and eco-certified snorkelling experience! With a small group setting, limited to 12 passengers, this experience ensures an intimate journey. Explore two exclusive reef locations with skilled marine biologists, guiding groups of no more than 6 guests for a serene and crowd-free 3–4-hour reef escapade. This perfect blend of adventure, luxury, and nature is complemented by award-winning expertise. Discover insights on marine life and conservation from marine biologists, making your underwater journey extraordinary. The modern vessel and unparalleled service make this experience stress-free and the perfect day out on the reef!

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What you need to know

Inclusions
  • Maximum of 12 passengers on board
  • 3-4 hours Outer Great Barrier Reef time
  • Private snorkelling on 2 exclusive reef locations away from any crowds
  • A fun and passionate marine biologist crew
  • Interpretative marine presentation and informal marine chats
  • Instructions on snorkelling techniques and use of equipment
  • Marine biologist guided snorkelling in small groups (1:6 ratio)
  • Quality Snorkel equipment and floatation devices
  • Prescription masks
  • Lycra suits (summer) and wetsuits (winter)
  • Deli style lunch - Vegan/Vegetarian options
  • Morning and afternoon tea, cakes, and cookies
Exclusions
  • Transfers are not included
Itinerary
  • 07.45am: Check in at our Vessel Independence 1, Wharf. Meet the captain and our marine biologists. Enjoy morning tea/coffee and cookies.
  • 08.00am: Departure to the Great Barrier Reef locations of the day; Morning and safety briefings while underway. Participate in interpretive marine talks. Receive snorkeling instructions. Get changed and ready for the snorkeling adventure.
  • 10.00am: Explore the first reef location until 11.30pm. Guided exploration with our marine biologists; Option to explore independently. Learn about these pristine environments in a sustainable and eco-friendly manner.
  • 11.30am: Enjoy morning tea/coffee, fruit cake, and fruit platter while moving to the next reef location.
  • 12.00pm: Explore the second reef location. Guided exploration with our marine biologists; Option to explore independently. Learn about these pristine environments in a sustainable and eco-friendly manner.
  • 1.30pm: Departure to Port Douglas.
  • 1.30pm: Enjoy a Deli style lunch roll and cake at your own leisure. Alcoholic drinks (beer/wine) service made available on return journey. Summary of the day’s wildlife encounters.
  • 3.00pm: Arrive at Port Douglas
Time
  • 7:45 am: Check in at the vessel
  • 8:00 am: Departure to the Great Barrier Reef
  • 3:00 pm: Arrive at Port Douglas
Departure Location
  • Tour departs from 3/34 Macrossan Street - Port Douglas QLD
  • Free parking is available
What To Bring
  • Hat, Sunscreen
  • Water bottle (we can refill on board
  • Towel
  • Seasickness medication (it’s preventative, better to take some 'just in case’)
  • Something dry to wear for your return journey
  • Credit Card for bar and any on board purchases
Additional Information
  • Not suitable for non- swimmers
  • Not suitable for Children under 7 years
  • Not suitable for wheelchairs
Booking Information
  • Seasonal pricing is in place during peak periods
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

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  • We are committed to sustainability
  • We have an approved Science Based Target
  • We use third party verified standards
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