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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
  • Fast modern, spacious catamaran with indoor saloon areas & water entry platform
  • Smaller passenger numbers & personalised experience (approximately 70 passengers) 
  • Morning & Afternoon Teas 
  • A delicious Buffet Lunch including hot & cold dishes, fresh salads & fruits  
  • Interpretive Reef Talk & Presentation with the vessel's crew
  • Guided Snorkelling Tour
  • All snorkelling equipment including wetsuits, lycra suits & prescription masks 
  • Hot fresh water showers
  • Optional return coach transfers from accomodation (additional cost)
  • Soft drinks, beer, wine & champagne available for purchase onboard

Rates - 01 Apr 23 - 23 Apr 23 I 25 Jun 23 - 31 Oct 23 I 21 Jan 24 - 15 Jan 24 I 29 Mar 24 - 31 Mar 24Peak Season - Snorkelling Rates
  • Adult AU$299.00  per person Includes Government Reef Tax
  • Child (aged 4 – 14 years) AU$199.00  per person Includes Government Reef Tax
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children aged 4 - 14 years of age) AU$797.00 per family Includes Government Reef Tax

Important Booking Notes: Please use Comments Box on Booking Form to advise if Self Driving / Self Checking in at Port Douglas Crystalbrook Superyacht Marinas to check-in with Calypso Cruises, or, if you require the Optional Return Coach Transfers from Port Douglas Accommodation added into your boooking.

Please also use the Booking Form's Comments Box to outline if you, or any of your group have any Special Dietary Requirements. 
Rates - 24 Apr 23 - 24 Jun 23 I 01 Nov 23 - 20 Dec 23 I 16 Jan 24 - 28 Mar 24Low Season - Snorkelling Rates
  • Adult AU$289.00  per person Includes Government Reef Tax
  • Child (aged 4 – 14 years) AU$189.00  per person Includes Government Reef Tax
  • Family Package (2 Adults & 2 Children aged 4 - 14 years of age) AU$767.00

Important Booking Notes: Please use Comments Box on Booking Form to advise if Self Driving / Self Checking in at Port Douglas Crystalbrook Superyacht Marinas to check-in with Calypso Cruises, or, if you require the Optional Return Coach Transfers from Port Douglas accommodation added into your boooking.

Please also use the Booking Form's Comments Box to outline if you, or any of your group have any Special Dietary Requirements. 
Optional Extras - Return Coach Transfers from Port Douglas AccommodationRates - Valid 01 Apr 2023 to 31 Mar 2024
  • Return Coach Transfers from Port Douglas Accommodation - Adult AU$10.00 per person - return
  • Return Coach Transfers from Port Douglas Accommodation - Child AU$10.00 per person - return
Government Reef TaxGovernment Reef Tax & Port Charge is included in the above fares

Fuel Levy, Due to the instability in the world-wide price of fuel, it may be necessary to apply a Fuel Surcharge to your ticket price. In such cases any charges will be advised on making a reservation and made payable on departure.
Optional ExtrasUnderwater cameras for hire on board
Souvenirs including caps, shirts, charts and digital photos taken by onboard photographer
Soft drinks, beer, wine and champagne can be purchased onboard


Important Booking Notes: Please use Comments Box on Booking Form to advise if Self Driving / Self Checking in at Port Douglas Crystalbrook Superyacht Marinas, to check-in with Calypso Cruises, or, if you require the Optional Return Coach Transfers from Port Douglas accommodation added into your boooking.

Please also use the Booking Form's Comments Box to outline if you, or any of your group have any Special Dietary Requirements.  
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