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Passions of Paradise Outer Barrier Reef Cruise

by Passions Of Paradise Duration 9h 30m Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per traveller Price is AU$140
Pricing based on group of 4 travellers
Amazing! 4.8/5 Wotif Guest Rating View all 35 Wotif Verified Reviews

Passionate for paradise……This water-soaked excursion has your name on it. An epic voyage on board the 82-foot (25-metre) Passions of Paradise sails to two awesome snorkelling locations each day.

Your journey begins onboard a brand new chic catamaran, outfitted for both speed and comfort—and even includes the option to sail. Grab a sunny seat on deck as you set off for two of the best locations the Great Barrier Reef has on offer

With a catalogue of over 24 superior reef destinations Passions of Paradise will tailor their itinerary to suit the day’s conditions guaranteeing you a reef adventure of a life time! After brief instructions, strap on your mask, and clamour in for your first close-up introduction to the reef and its inhabitants.

Once you’ve worked up an appetite, hop back on the boat for a sumptuous tropical buffet lunch, freshly prepared by the on board chef. Check out the variation in the stunning coral structures and array of marine life as we change locations for a second round of snorkelling and diving. Join a complimentary guided snorkel tour or follow a sea turtle over tranquil coral gardens!

Snorkel, enjoy a SCUBA demonstration or choose the optional upgrade for your own deeper water dive. Then, as you head back to Cairns, sip an afternoon tea as the captain cuts the motor and you sail your way back to shore.

Passionate for paradise……This water-soaked excursion has your name on it. An epic voyage on board the 82-foot (25-metre) Passions of Paradise sails to two awesome snorkelling locations each day.

Your journey begins onboard a brand new chic catamaran, outfitted for both speed and comfort—and even includes the option to sail. Grab a sunny seat on deck as you set off for two of the best locations the Great Barrier Reef has on offer

With a catalogue of over 24 superior reef destinations Passions of Paradise will tailor their itinerary to suit the day’s conditions guaranteeing you a reef adventure of a life time! After brief instructions, strap on your mask, and clamour in for your first close-up introduction to the reef and its inhabitants.

Once you’ve worked up an appetite, hop back on the boat for a sumptuous tropical buffet lunch, freshly prepared by the on board chef. Check out the variation in the stunning coral structures and array of marine life as we change locations for a second round of snorkelling and diving. Join a complimentary guided snorkel tour or follow a sea turtle over tranquil coral gardens!

Snorkel, enjoy a SCUBA demonstration or choose the optional upgrade for your own deeper water dive. Then, as you head back to Cairns, sip an afternoon tea as the captain cuts the motor and you sail your way back to shore.

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7:30 AM, Cruise to Reef with Snorkel Family in English, includes Food Only

Duration 9h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Select this option if your group size is 2 adults and up to 2 children ages 4–14.

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AU$279.50

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8:00 AM, Cruise to Reef with Snorkel in English, includes Food Only

Duration 9h 30m No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English. Select this option for a single ticket.

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per adult
AU$189

Total price is AU$189, taxes included

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Passions of Paradise Outer Barrier Reef Cruise

Activity Location

Cairns

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Cairns Hotel Pickup

    Cairns CBD

    Cairns

  • Reef Fleet Terminal

    Pier Point Road LOT 996 Pier Point Rd

    Cairns City 4870


Highlights

  • World-class snorkelling & guided reef tour in a single day

  • Modern, high-speed 82-foot (25 m) catamaran with expert crew

  • No crowds at exclusive mooring locations

  • Diverse ecosystem with abundant wildlife & coral gardens

  • Tropical buffet lunch freshly prepared by the on board chef


Inclusions

  • Cruise to 2 outer reef destinations

  • Guided snorkelling tour

  • Snorkelling equipment and lesson

  • 10-minute SCUBA diving demonstration

  • Buffet lunch

  • Coffee, tea, muffins and cheese platter

  • On-board marine naturalist presentation

  • Reef levy fee AU20 per person


Exclusions

  • Introductory and certified diving instruction costs

  • Wetsuits or stinger suits

  • Soft drinks

  • Prescription masks

  • Glass-bottom boat tours

  • Roundtrip transport to and from Cairns and Northern Beaches hotels (extra cost applies)


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • If you have epilepsy, heart conditions, diabetes or a history of asthma, you should not dive.

  • All divers must complete a Queensland Medical Questionnaire on board the boat. Certain medical conditions may preclude some participants from diving. The final decision rests with the qualified instructors.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.

  • The group rate applies to families of 2 adults and up to 2 children (ages 4-14).

  • Reef levy fee AU20 per person is included


Passions of Paradise Outer Barrier Reef Cruise ratings based on 35 Verified Reviews

Verified Reviews

4.8 out of 5

5/5 Jul 04, 2018

This by far was one of the best experiences I have ever had. The crew were locals and down to earth. They were hilarious and just a good time. They made you feel at home. They catered to your needs (I have allergies) and just were detail oriented. From start to finish, and I mean the very end you off the boat, they made you feel that you were not just a number, but a part of the crew. They went above and beyond, with having some out with lifebouys' as the water was choppy. They had not seen waves on the reef in a while, but they were out there making sure we were all accounted for and taken care of. Honestly, when I come back, I will book only through them. I loved that it felt family oriented, that it wasn't corporate and you were just another "number." They will always be my choice when coming back.

Krystalanne C

United States

5/5 Jun 16, 2018

Great experience! All of the crew were very friendly and helpful. I would recommend taking the sea sick pills to avoid feeling sick on the way out. Coffee,tea and light fruit was provided upon boarding which was nice as I personally hadn’t eaten yet. They offer the use of a wetsuit for a small fee for snorkeling. They also offer the use of floatation bands (free) to assist with helping you stay afloat - I really liked using this to help out while snorkeling (made it way easier!). They also have a crew member or 2 out with the snorkelers leading a guided tour to point out fish, coral etc and providing fun facts. You are also allowed to go out on your own as long as you are within a certain distance from the boat. The buffet lunch offers variety and it was good - I was impressed by the quality of the food offered. On the way back, coffee, tea and biscuits are offered. A crew member also speaks about reef conservation. We went to 2 reef sites and saw parrotfish, turtles and giant clams!

Gabrielle R

United States