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Check-in: 7.15am - 7.45am, Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
Explore the outer Great Barrier Reef onboard award-winning superyacht, Evolution, with local reef tour operator Down Under Cruise and Dive. Experience the adventure of snorkelling, scuba diving, scenic helicopter flight or semi-submarine tours and more.
Cruise onboard Cairns' fastest, most luxurious super-yacht, Evolution, to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for an affordable and comfortable reef tour from Cairns.
The 35-metre superyacht, Evolution, departs Cairns for the outer reef, with 5 hours spent exploring 2 spectacular and exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef locations for an adventure-filled day. Experience the adventure of snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef. Dial-up the adventure and add a scuba dive.
Keen to see the reef, but want to stay dry? Add a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef or join one of our Semi-Submersible Tours (additional costs apply), the perfect reef activities for non-swimmers.
Join us for a personalised day on the Great Barrier Reef with our friendly and professional crew. As a locally owned and operated company for over 30 years, Down Under Cruise and Dive provides an unforgettable Cairns reef tour with the perfect mix of professionalism, service and fun!
Your Great Barrier Reef day tour begins by boarding the award-winning superyacht Evolution and being met by our professional and expert dive crew who will make sure you are comfortable and ready for an adventure-filled day.
Relax onboard your 35-metre luxury superyacht for the day, as you cruise from Cairns to two exclusive outer Great Barrier Reef sites. Guests enjoy a total of five hours on the outer reef visiting two stunning and diverse reefs such as Norman, Saxon and Hastings. These locations are chosen for their exceptional coral density and prolific marine life.
Upon arrival at your first reef location, either Saxon or Norman Reef, it’s time to snorkel and dive (scuba dive additional cost). Hop in the water with your provided equipment and check out the underwater world full of multicoloured fish, coral, and other marine life. Instruction is provided for beginners, and your knowledgeable dive crew are on hand to encourage and help you if need.
During your time on the reef, you will enjoy a BBQ Lunch prepared on board with fresh fish, steak, a variety of salads, and prawns. We also cater for special dietary requirements. At the second reef location, North Hastings Reef, you can snorkel or dive again. If you prefer to stay dry, you can still check out the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef from above with a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight or from below on our Semi-Submersible Tour (additional costs apply).
On the return cruise back to Cairns, sit back and relax with a glass of wine and afternoon tea to celebrate the end of your day tour on the Great Barrier Reef.
Skyrail Cableway will replaced of Train until 21 FEB 2024 Due to Cyclone Jasper Damage**
All Day Trip: Pick up from your accommodation (within CDB) around 07:30-08:30am (Reference to the Voucher Confirmation) and Return around 16:00pm
This wonderful full day Kuranda tour combines the best of the Tropic Wings experience with an unforgettable tour through one of the world’s oldest rainforests, at the award winning Rainforestation Nature Park. All-aboard a WWII Army Duck that will host you on land and water, deep into the rainforest, Then revisit the past with a journey through Indigenous Aboriginal culture, curated by the Pamagirri Experience. Hand feed the free roaming kangaroos and wallabies, observe the endangered cassowary, meet the dingo’s and the only Tasmanian Devils in the area. This is the perfect way to discover the Cairns region and lets you experience some of Australia’s native wildlife, rainforests, and local culture.
07:30-08:30am Travel to Rainforeststation Nature Park: Begin your travels to Rainforeststation Nature Park by Caoch via the scenic Kuranda Range
09:15am Arrive at Rainforeststation Nature Park: Upon arrival you will be greeted by our friendly team who will tell you about our additional experience currently on offer and assign as a schedule for your day.
Approximately 45 minutes
Army Duck Rainforest Tour with Tropical Fruit Orchard: Travel deep into the rainforest on both land and water as your guide explains different species of flora and fauna.
Approximately 60 minutes
Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience: Watch the Pamagirri Dancers perform in the rainforest amphitheatre, then join the Dreamtime walk - learn to throw a boomerang and watch spear-throwing and didgeridoo playing.
Approximately 30 minutes
Koala & Wildlife Park: Wander at your leisure. A series of elevated boardwalks provide close-up uninterrupted views of various Australian animals and reptiles. See crocodiles, wombats, snakes, dingoes and a cassowary, and hand feed kangaroos and wallabies. You'll have the opportunity to have a photo taken with koala or holding a small crocodile.
12:00pm Transfer to Kuranda Village: Depart Rainforestation for your transfer into Kuranda Village. Alternatively, you may wish to stay longer at Rainforestation for an Aussie BBQ Lunch offering a range of meats and salads served buffet style
On arrival to Kuranda Village, wander through the shops and markets. A must see is the Australian Butterfly Sanctuary with a 10% discount off your entry fee.
3pm Kuranda Railway Station Be at Kuranda Railway Station for the 3:30pm train. The scenic rail journey takes1.75 hours through to Cairns Railway Station
5:15pm Head back to your accommodation Your coach will be at the Cairns Railway Station to transfer you to your accommodation. Please tell your tour guide if you do not require a return transfer.
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Do I need to complete a dive medical?
All divers must complete a Queensland Medical Questionnaire.
Certified divers must show an internationally recognised scuba card.
The maintenance and closure schedule for the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway project is as follows, please take note: (During this period, please consider it as a round-trip train package)
NOTE: FIT TRAVEL would adopt suppliers' cancellation policy. Cancellation fees, if any by the suppliers, will be charged according to the supppliers' cancellation policy ( FIT TRAVEL does not charge additional cancellation fees ).
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