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Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour

Destination: Outer Barrier Reef
Duration: Full Day Tour

Departs: Port Douglas 8:30am Daily (coach transfers available on request from Cairns)
Returns: Port Douglas Daily

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Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
  • Calypso - Snorkelling Only Tour
The TourEnjoy snorkelling from Port Douglas with faster access and the flexibility of visiting multiple sites on the outer Great Barrier Reef in one day. Travel in a small group of likeminded travellers to experience  the wonders of Snorkelling on a vessel dedicated to snorkelling only! 

Onboard this well maintained, immaculately presented 19 metre vessel, passengers will enjoy comfortable day bed style seating, spacious decks.

Snorkelling is the simplest way to enjoy the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. The Calypso crew pride themselves on their friendly and professional service with safety being their top priority. Calypso offers a day dedicated to snorkellers. Offering a unique and personalised experience for each guest, a Calypso day is the easiest way to experience the Great Barrier Reef. With much of the reef's colour and marine life visible within the first few metres below the water's surface, snorkelling allows even the most apprehensive swimmer to view the reef, with minimal effort or skills required.

Calypso Snorkelling has a strong commitment to the conservation and preservation of The Great Barrier Reef and ensures the best eco sensitive practices are used. Carrying small numbers and running the most economical and environmentally friendly vessel, Calypso Snorkel meets all the needs of today's eco-conscious traveller for a smaller group, more personalised experience.
Itinerary 07:00am - 08:40am  - Transfers from accommodation commences
08:40am - 09:00am  - Boarding commences at 8:40am at the Marina Mirage in Port Douglas
09:00am - 10:20am  - It is time to sit back and relax as the vessel travels to the first site on the Outer Barrier Reef 
10:20am - 11:15am  - Arrive at at Great Barrier Reef, snorkellers enjoy an informative talk on how to snorkel safely
11:50am - 01:50pm  - Arrive at second site, a guided snorkelling tour is available before a tropical buffet lunch is served
01:50pm - 03:10pm  - Arrive at third site for further fabulous snorkelling opportunities and a delicious afternoon tea
03:10pm - 04:30pm  - Cruise home returning into Port Douglas's Marina Mirage at approximately 4:30pm.
04:30pm - 06:00pm  - Transfers back to your accommodation in Port Douglas or Cairns 

Please Note: all times are approxmate as the operator reserves the right to alter or change itinerary or destination around prevailing weather and tidal conditions. 
Tour Includes
  • Transfers from accommodation in Port Douglas (Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches coach transfers available at extra cost)
  • Smaller passenger numbers and personalised experience
  • Morning & Afternoon Teas including fresh Tropical Fruits & Cake
  • Gourmet Buffet Lunch prepared onboard 
  • Interpretive Reef Talk and a Guided Snorkelling Tour
  • All snorkelling equipment including wetsuits, lycra suits & prescription masks 
  • Hot freshwater showers
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine & champagne avaialble for purchase onboard

Rates - Valid from 01st of April 2019 to 31st of March 2020
  • Adult AU$249.00 + AU$6.50 per person Government Reef Tax
  • Child (aged 4 - 14 years of age) AU$179.00 + AU$6.50 per person Government Reef Tax
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children aged 4 - 14 years of age) AU$756.00 

Important Booking Notes: Please use the Comments Box on Booking Form to specify if travelling from Port Douglas or if requiring the Optional Return Coach Transfers from Palm Cove or Cairns and Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation.

Please also advise us of any other important information you can think of to ensure that you are well catered for onboard, i.e. special dietary requirements etc.
Optional Coach Transfers from Palm Cove, Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches Accommodation Rates - Valid 01 Apr 2019 to 31 Mar 2020
  • Return Coach Transfers from Palm Cove - Adult AU$22.00 per person
  • Return Coach Transfers from Palm Cove - Child AU$11.00 per person
  • Return Coach Transfers from Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches - Adult AU$40.00 per person
  • Return Coach Transfers from Cairns & Cairns Northern Beaches - Child AU$22.00 per person 
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