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Calypso Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Port Douglas

  • Visit three snorkel/dive sites along the Agincourt, Opal, and Tongue Reefs
  • Incredible marine life: reef sharks, sea turtles, parrotfish, clown fish…
  • Tour for all abilities: snorkelers, first-time divers, and certified divers
Calypso Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Port Douglas
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Cruise including snorkeling and all necessary equipment will be provided. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. AU$6.50 EMC per person is payable on board.
Cruise & 1 Introductory Dive
Cruise & 1 intro dive. No experience required. All snorkel/dive equipment, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea included. AU$6.50 EMC pp is payable on board. Minimum age for diving is 12 yrs
Cruise & 1 Certified Dive
Cruise & 1 cert dive with a PADI dive master. All snorkel/dive equipment, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea included. Certification cards are required. AU$6.50 EMC per person is payable on board.
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the best places in the world for snorkeling and scuba diving. On this tour, set sail for the remote outer reefs and its renowned dive sites, and increase your chances of spotting rare marine life by stopping at three different spots. Opt for a guided or self-guided snorkeling excursion, try an introductory scuba dive, or enjoy a thrilling dive for certified divers only.
What to Expect

Your tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Port Douglas and a short transfer to the marina. Set sail for the Outer Reefs aboard a custom-built, snorkel-only vessel that allows you access to the remote outer reefs, including Agincourt, Opal, and Tongue Reefs.

As you arrive at the first site, the crew goes through basic snorkeling techniques and helps you get suited up for your first snorkel or dive. Depending on your experience level and the tour option chosen, either enjoy swimming and snorkeling around the reef; join an introductory dive in a small group of up to four, accompanied by a PADI-certified dive instructor; or take part in a certified dive in a small group of up to seven, accompanied by a PADI-certified dive master.

Back onboard, have a tasty morning tea as you cruise to the second destination. Here, enjoy a second dive, take part in a guided snorkeling excursion, or enjoy swimming and snorkeling at your leisure.

After working up an appetite in the water, refuel with a buffet lunch onboard before setting out for the third and final site of the day.

After a full day at sea, enjoy afternoon tea as you take in your last views of the Great Barrier Reef en route back to Port Douglas. On arrival at the cruise port, a driver takes you back to your hotel.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing day

We took this snorkeling tour on Calypso XII on August 7. Everything was very well organized and the group was not too large so that there was enough space for everyone. The boat was neat and clean and the offered equipment for snorkeling as well....More

Thank Erja R
Reviewed 1 week ago
Snorkeling Day Trip to the reef

If you want a first class day on the reef I would recommend Calypso. The boat was a good size, clean and new. The reef was amazing, great visability. We saw a white tip shark (only small ) a turtle and swam with a minke...More

Thank holidaycharlie1000
Reviewed 1 week ago
A highlight of our trip to Australia

Our family of four (kids ages 15 and 17) recently spent three weeks on the trip of a lifetime in the land down under. The Calypso reef cruise was one of the highlights of the entire trip for all of us. The boat stops at...More

3  Thank Charles A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bucket List-amazing trip

We loved the Calypso boat as it was smaller than some of the other boats and didn't have as many people. The staff was amazing. The food was good, a nice selection for lunch and they offered hot drinks after the dives which was awesome....More

Thank Loretta E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Day on the Outer Reef

Went on Calypso cruise this week and all I can say is very professional, from start to finish. The crew were first class, very friendly and accommodating. The three snorkelling spots were great, we saw lots of colourful fish and an amazing assortment of coral....More

1  Thank alabar2018
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