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Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld

Highlights
  • Incredible views of the Great Barrier Reef and the Whitsunday Islands 
  • Stellar viewing ops: snorkeling, submarine, underwater observatory
  • Family-friendly tour: optional activities suitable for all ages and abilities
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Great Barrier Reef Day Cruise to Reefworld
From US$189.90
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Airlie BeachMost Popular
Departs Port of Airlie at 8am -- you must check-in at least 30-minutes prior. Returns to Port of Airlie at approximately 6:10pm
From US$189.90
Hamilton Island
Departs Hamilton Island at 9am. Returns to Hamilton Island at approximately 5pm
From US$189.90
Overview
The Reefworld pontoon, off the coast of Australia’s Whitsunday Islands, provides spectacular viewing opportunities along the Great Barrier Reef. On this tour, enjoy swimming and snorkeling amid colorful corals, spot marine life from the underwater observatory, and tuck into a delicious buffet lunch. Optional activities include scuba diving excursions, semi-submersible boat tours, and helicopter flights.
What to Expect

Make your own way to the port at either Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island. Traveling aboard a high-speed catamaran, set sail across the Coral Sea and enjoy dramatic views of the Whitsunday Islands and the UNESCO World Heritage–listed Great Barrier Reef along the way.

Arrive at the Reefworld pontoon, anchored along the Hardy Reef, where you’ll have four hours to spend at your leisure. Dive in to swim and snorkel, cruise around the coral gardens on a semi-submersible submarine, or spot tropical fish and marine life from the underwater observatory. Morning and afternoon tea, and a delicious buffet lunch, are also included.

For an even more memorable experience, sign up for one of the many optional activities, such as a guided snorkeling or scuba diving excursion, a thrilling helicopter flight over the reef, or even a relaxing massage.

After a day discovering the reef, cruise back to Airlie Beach or Hamilton Island, where your tour ends.

Reviews (184)
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic day on the Great Barrier Reef

Myself, my husband and my daughter signed up for a Great Barrier Reef all day adventure to travel from Airlie Beach to the pontoon at the reef. We boarded our boat at the Airlie Port and everything was professional from the start. (There is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jill C
CruiseWhitsundays, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Jill, Thanks so much for your detailed review. We're thrilled to hear you had a wonderful day out on the reef.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Kind and funny staff

We went to the great barrier reef with cruise whitsundays. The staff was very friendly, professional and funny. We had a lovely day!

Thank 231ilseb
CruiseWhitsundays, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review. We're glad to hear you enjoyed your day out on the reef with our wonderful crew.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Day filled with fun and scenery

Day start with 3 hours scenic boat ride to PONTOON (permanently placed in the heart of great barrier reef) with amazing activities from snorkelling, scuba diving, sun bathing, breath taking views through semi submersible boat, helicopter ride etc.... After putting your snorkelling gear you can...More

1  Thank 385aurangz
CruiseWhitsundays, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your stunning review. We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed the Great Barrier Reef and Whitehaven Beach.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
An Amazing Experience

Thanks to our hotel concierge for recommending this day trip. If you want to go to the barrier reef then this is the way to do it. I cannot praise Cruise Whitsunday enough. The transfer vessel to the reef was so comfortable and stable. Morning...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Angela B
CruiseWhitsundays, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Cruise Whitsundays, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Angela, Thank you for such a lovely review. We are so happy to hear you enjoyed your day out at the Reef.

Reviewed November 4, 2018
Fantastic day all-round!

From start to finish, our day to the Great Barrier Reef with Cruise Whitsundays was outstanding. The standard of customer service by the entire team was second to none. You are completely taken care of whilst with Cruise Whitsundays; tea, coffee and water refreshments are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Natalia B
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Response from mat_huber | Reviewed this property |
This tour goes straight to the Great Barrier Reef... No stops at other beaches.
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Gloria W
August 17, 2018|
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Response from kan_canberra | Reviewed this property |
This is a cruise to reefworld pontoon. Theres hardly any walking involved. Youre in a ferry then on the pontoon for about 3-4 hours. there is time to relex over lunch there. if you good swimmers then very good snokelling... More
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