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Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour

Destination: Outer Barrier Reef - 2 Separate Reef Locations
Duration: Full Day Tour

Departs: Cairns Daily 7.30am
Returns: Cairns Daily 4.30pm

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Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
  • Great Barrier Reef Tour - Deluxe Day Tour
The TourFor those who want a little more luxury and a little more space to spread out for the day! Our Deluxe Top Deck Club package comes with loads of added benefits on top of all of the standard cruise inclusions!

Your day starts with a complimentary pick-up from Cairns City accommodation (Cairns Northern Beaches coach transfers are available at an additional cost) to the Marlin Marinas for boarding.

You have reserved table seats in the Captain’s Wheelhouse for the entirety of your trip. There is no need to worry about space for you and your personal effects; it’s all taken care of with your exclusive seating arrangements.

As Deluxe Top Deck Club guests are priority passengers, you won’t need to queue in line for check-in, meals or collecting equipment. Your personal crew member will bring everything to you in the comfort of your own seating area!

You will visit 2 stunning Outer Barrier Reef locations travelling out to the Great Barrier Reef on-board a fast, modern and well-appointed catamaran with additional inclusions and service during the course of your day! Enjoy up to 6 hours of total Great Barrier Reef experience over the two locations visited!

You will even have your own ‘personal crew member’ for the day, providing an unbeatable level of customer service both at the reef and on the boat! Both on-board and in the water, your personal crew member is there for you to ensure you are comfortable and that all of your requirements are met. Your personal crew member is also your very own ‘in water guide’! Whether you are snorkeling, scuba diving or both, your personal crew member will be there to guarantee you a fun and safe experience as well as give you informative tips in the water and provide you with local information about our Great Barrier Reef.

Your Deluxe Top Deck Club Outer Barrier Reef day tour will include an Introductory Dive (a non- licenced dive for complete beginners) or Certified Dive (for those who hold Open Water Dive Certification) as well as lots of fabulous snorkelling with your personal crew member acting as your ‘in water guide’.

You will also dine in style! Upon boarding you will be served breakfast to your table, with the options of a hot bacon & eggs barbecue breakfast or continental fruit & croissant breakfast. Deluxe Top Deck Club guests can also enjoy a selection of local press coffee, tea & fruit juices. Your vessel’s on-board chef will personally prepare your Deluxe Top Deck Club delicious lunch, made with fresh local produce and served directly to your table! On the journey back into the Cairns Marina you will be served a complimentary glass of Australian sparkling wine and a cheese and fruit platter. All dietary requirements can be catered for on (please advise us of dietary requirements on making a reservation)!
Tour Includes
  • Exclusive Deluxe Top Deck Club lounge area in the Captains Wheelhouse
  • All snorkel & scuba dive equipment hire is included in your trip along a Free Introductory Dive or Free Certified Dive! *
  • Unlimited morning & afternoon snorkelling at two reef locations with your own Personal 'In Water' Guide
  • Glass bottom boat tours (Glass bottom boat tours are weather permitting).
  • All meals served in private dining area in Captain’s Wheelhouse on the vessel's Top Deck
  • A choice of hot Bacon & Egg Breakfast or Continental Breakfast of Croissants & Fresh Tropical Fruits
  • A deluxe, lunch buffet prepared by your vessels on-board Chef, consisting of fresh local produce
  • Marine Biology Presentation (a great way to learn about the marine life from our expert crew as you journey to your first reef destination
  • All Snorkelling & Dive Equipment including Wetsuits provided free of charge
  • Complimentary coach pick-up and drop off from Cairns City accommodation
  • Tea & coffee served throughout the day except during journey times
  • Sun cream is provided on-board free of charge
  • All Government Taxes & Levies included in the fare
Sample Itinerary 
  • 7.20 am Board Reef Experience for check-in and a delicious (special dietary requirments catered by prior arrangement) 
  • 8.00 am Departure. Safety briefing & snorkeling demonstration
  • 8.30 am Marine Biology Talk
  • 9.30 am Arrive at your first Great Barrier Reef Location for snorkeling, scuba diving & glass bottom boat ride
  • 12.00 Midday, lunch is served
  • 12.45 Cruise to afternoon reef location for snorkelling, second scuba dives and relaxing
  • 3.00pm Complimentary wine, cheese, biscuits and fruit platters served
  • 3.00pm Depart the Great Barrier Reef for the journey back to Cairns
  • 4.30pm Approximate return arrival time

Top Deck Deluxe Tour - Rates Valid 01st of April 2021 to 31st of March 2022
  • Adult AU$305.00 - Minimum 2 Persons
  • Child (4 – 11 years of age) AU$225.00
  • Family Package (2 adults &  2 children 4 – 11 years of age) AU$935.00

Important Booking Notes for Top Deck Deluxe Option:  Please indicate in the Comments Box on the Online Booking Form if Introductory Diving or Certified Diving is required as well as any other specific requests you may have i.e. return coach transfers from Cairns (included in fare) or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation (optional extra), special dietary requirements etc.     

Government Reef Tax Cruise fares and charges are inclusive of GST, Environmental Management Charges & Port Taxes

Please Note: This tour is operating on Christmas Day, the 25th of December, 2021 with the following surcharge:

For Reef Experience on Christmas Day 25th December 2021 a surcharge of $100.00 is applicable per passenger

The price for Reef Experience Top Deck Deluxe Tour on Christmas Day ONLY will be:
  • Adult $405.00
  • Child (4 - 11 yeards of age) AU$325.00
  • Family Package (2 Adults + 2 Children 4 – 11 years of age) $1335.00

Important Booking Notes:  On making a reservation please use Comments Box in Booking Form to advise us if you require return coach transfers from Cairns City or Cairns Northern Beaches accommodation or prefer to make own way to Cairns Marinas to self check-in. Please also advise of diving requirements and any special dietary considerations so that we can ensure that your requirements are met.

Government Reef Tax Cruise fares and charges are inclusive of GST, Environmental Management Charges & Port Taxes
Top Deck Deluxe Tour - Additional Certified or Introductory Dives - 01 Apr 2021 to 31 Mar 2022
  • 2nd Introductory Dive AU$65.00
  • 2nd Certified Dive AU$55.00

Please Note: Cruise includes 1 Free Introductory Dive or 1 Free Certified Dive in rates - Optional Diving rates are for passengers wanting to upgrade to do an additional (second) Certified or Introductory Dive
Accommodation Transfers - Cairns Northern Beaches Accommodation  - 01 Apr 2021 to 31 Mar 2022
  • Return Accommodation Transfer from Cairns Northern Beaches Accommodation AU$25.00 per person

Please Note: Cruise rates include coach transfers from Cairns City based accommodation but are an optional extra for Cairns Northern Beaches Accommodation  
What to Bring
  • Cash or credit card for purchases of snacks from the bar / souvenirs for sale on board including underwater camera hire 
  • Towel, sun hat, swimming costume, sunscreen & sunglasses 
  • Proof of Dive Certification e.g. C Card or Log Book if you are a certified scuba diver
Terms & ConditionsDiving is available to Introductory Divers on successful completion of a Dive Medical Questionnaire. Some medical conditions or medications may prevent you from scuba diving unless a current Queensland Diving Medical Certificate can be shown to the Dive Instructor. For example: heart disease, asthma, epilepsy or diabetes. Certified Divers will be asked to provide proof of their qualification in the form of a Dive License or Divers Logbook to the Dive Instructor on the day. For assistance with lost cards, please contact us and we will endeavour to verify your diver rating prior to travelling.

We reserve the right to refuse a Certified Dive to anyone who cannot prove their certification. 
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