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SubXplorer Semi Submersible



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Our semi-submersible coral viewing reef tour is the perfect option for non-swimmers on the Great Barrier Reef. You can enjoy the spectacular coral formations and spot marine life without getting wet!

Prices: Adults $20  |  Child $10

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Due to COVID-19, the semi-submersible tour is not available for bookings at this time.

Explore the reef without getting wet!

The semi-submersible tour operates at our second reef site, Hastings Reef, and runs for approximately 20 minutes.

Our friendly crew will help each guest board the semi-submersible directly from Evolution safely. Once onboard, everyone has a window seat to view the underwater magic of the reef.

The commentary throughout the tour will be led by our resident Marine Biologist (in English), helping you to understand the enormity of the world's largest living organism, the GBR.

This additional activity is fantastic for all ages, particularly families with small children and non-swimmers!

Please note that due to safety reasons, the Semi Submarine Tour is weather permitting.

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We have selected our outer reef locations for their variety and bottom contours, so to provide the best experience for both beginners, experienced snorkelers and children of all ages.

Our staff keep a constant watch over the snorkelling sites making sure all passengers can enjoy the amazing wildlife in perfect safety. Our snorkel supervisors are all experienced Divemasters and provide in-depth briefings on safety procedures and site orientation, so you know where to find all the 'cool stuff'.

For the beginners, we offer one-on-one tuition on gear use and snorkelling techniques, a selection of buoyancy aids (foam noodles, life jackets and wetsuits) and snorkel instructors are available all day long to guide you through the natural maze of beautiful coral and fishes.



Full-Day Reef Cruise from Cairns - Snorkelling

Ride onboard EVOLUTION Cairns fastest and most luxurious vessel enjoying the best value Outer Great Barrier Reef tour. Snorkel at two outer reef sites over 5 hours reef time. Lunch and a complimentary glass of wine is included.

  • 1 x Full Day Reef Cruise
  • Snorkel at 2 unique outer reef locations
  • Snorkelling equipment & floatation devices
  • Free lycra/sun-suit hire
  • Hot BBQ lunch
  • Tea & coffee provided
  • Glass of wine and a light snack on return

Optional add ons at check-out: up to 3 Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive and Helicopter Scenic Flight.