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Overview
Fringing the deep waters of the Pacific Ocean, far away from coastal pollution, the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef delivers vibrant, healthy coral—and the marine life that thrives on it. Experience this underwater wonderland in just half a day aboard the high-speed jet boat, Skedaddle. Snorkel Hastings Reef, all gear provided; ride a glass-bottom boat; and enjoy afternoon tea. Your guide will shoot and share photos.
Highlights
  • Snorkel the Outer Barrier Reef in just half a day by super-fast jet boat
  • Guide can help you spot marine life, such as turtles and sharks
  • Full snorkel gear includes wetsuit or stinger suit and flotation device
  • Warm up and refuel with tea, coffee, and biscuits on board
Important Information
Departure Point
Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Express Outer Great Barrier Reef cruise to Hastings Reef
  • Afternoon tea (Tea, Coffee and Assorted Biscuits)
  • Mask, Snorkel and Fins
  • Wet-suit or stinger-suit (seasonal)
  • Buoyancy vest or noodle
  • On-board commentary
  • Glass bottom boat
  • Random photos taken daily and loaded to Face book "Free Service"
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
Exclusions
  • Return Bus transfers from Northern Beaches additional extra
  • Souvenirs (available to purchase)
  • Alcoholic drinks, soft drinks, chips and chocolates (available to purchase)
  • Scuba Diving ( Introductory or Certified) Limited places direct by phone booking only
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Dive briefing commences promptly at 11:00
  • Divers arriving late may forfeit dive
  • All divers to complete medical declaration
  • Children under 1.3 metres or 4 feet 3 inches cannot travel – height checked at boarding
  • Not recommended for persons with: back or neck problems, recent operations, recent injuries, broken bones or are pregnant
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
142Reviews
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J C wrote a review Feb. 11
28 contributions6 helpful votes
Jason and his crew were very good with the safety briefing it was a terrible shame that they didn't stick with it. I complete my form for snorkelling stating that I was a poor swimmer and later mentioned that this when I set off. I managed to keep with the group and was enjoying
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Date of experience: January 2020
Maite K wrote a review Jan. 2020
1 contribution
The skedaddle trip was honestly one of the best experiences of my life, I loved the whole experience! The crew were all friendly and knowledgeable and the snorkelling was gorgeous. The glass bottom boat tour was also brilliant, and Ben took us out to see some coral trees and
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Date of experience: January 2020
Response from SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle Express Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns
Responded Jan. 6, 2020
Thank you for such a great review. The coral trees are so cool and it is great that we are able to share these on our glass bottom boat tour to let everyone know how we are growing coral to replant on the reef. We look forward to welcoming you back on Skedaddle the next time you are in Cairns.
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Annalise P wrote a review Jan. 2020
4 contributions
Thank you to the Skedaddle team for a fantastic and memorable day on the Reef. Highly recommend Skedaddle for their expert knowledge and passion for the Reef, as well as great value for money. Also love the conservation work they do and being able to see it first-hand!
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle Express Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns
Responded Jan. 2, 2020
It is great to hear that you enjoyed your day out with Skedaddle Cairns. The coral trees at Hastings Reef are amazing and it is great to be able to show people what is being done to help the reef. Thank you for the review.
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Luca R wrote a review Dec. 2019
2 contributions
Def a great excursion to do at the great barrier reef. The staff was so friendly and nice. We spent most of our time off the boat learning about the great barrier reef and the importance of preserving it. We felt so safe the whole time, and we were able to see and learn so many
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle Express Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns
Responded Dec. 31, 2019
Thank you Luca for the great review. It sounds like you enjoyed your day out with Skedaddle Cairns. You were very luck to see a reef shark.
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Lisa S wrote a review Dec. 2019
17 contributions2 helpful votes
Loved the whole experience! The guys looking after us were so warm, friendly, funny and professional. This was a highlight of our 3 week trip around Australia. Really enjoyed the wild ride to the reef and back and the glass bottom boat was also amazing. Highly recommend the half
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Date of experience: December 2019
Response from SkedaddleCairns, Public Relations Manager at Skedaddle Express Outer Great Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns
Responded Dec. 28, 2019
It is great that we provided the highlight of your 3 week trip to Australia. Thank you for the great review.
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About the operator
By: Skedaddle
J C
London, United Kingdom
226
Safety an issue
Jason and his crew were very good with the safety briefing it was a terrible shame that they didn't stick with it.
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S.A.
Florida
17734
Excellent
I’m so glad we took this tour! The boat is really nice and the captain and her crew were great and very
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TDL102
Minster on Sea, United Kingdom
1411
Half Day Snorkel / Dive Tour
Highlights Friendly crew Speedy boat Top snorkel equipment Snorkel tour Glass bottom boat Reef knowledge Late
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Debbie F
91
Great Barier Reef
What a fantastic day we had snorkeling, the crew were amazing, they looked after us so well and made our trip a
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Maite K
Townsville, Australia
10
Exhilarating Reef Trip
The skedaddle trip was honestly one of the best experiences of my life, I loved the whole experience! The crew
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Annalise P
20
Incredible experience, fantastic crew
Thank you to the Skedaddle team for a fantastic and memorable day on the Reef. Highly recommend Skedaddle for
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Luca R
20
Amazing experience
Def a great excursion to do at the great barrier reef. The staff was so friendly and nice. We spent most of our
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Lisa S
Cardiff, United Kingdom
142
Absolutely brilliant!
Loved the whole experience! The guys looking after us were so warm, friendly, funny and professional. This was a
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Dean K
4510
FANTASTIC
Speed boat to location so no motion sickness..great 50 min ride..great service with enthusiastic and enjoyable
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Cindy Z
10
Great Experience!
Skedaddle Cairns was an amazing experience. The outer reef was beautiful and all the staff were so kind in meeting
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  • Duration: 5h
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