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Reef Cruise & Heli Flight

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$338

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Experience the ultimate adventure package, and best value day on the Great Barrier Reef. Enjoy all our full day tour inclusions including snorkelling, lunch, sun bathing, your choice of either an Introductory dive or Certified dive and in the afternoon, you will board a luxury Nautilus Aviation Helicopter for a 10-minute scenic flight to see the magical colours of the reef from the air!

Departs: Tuesday - Saturday, check availability
Check-in: 7.15am - 7.45am
Check-in location: Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns
Evolution departs: 8.00am sharp
Evolution returns: 4.30pm approximately

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Your day on the Great Barrier Reef - see the reef from above and below!

Cruise onboard luxury superyacht, EVOLUTION, to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns. Over 5 hours reef time, you will visit two exclusive reef sites, providing plenty of time snorkel, relax and sunbathe on one of Evolution's three spacious deck levels.

Snorkelling is included in our base price however you can dial-up the adventure and add an Introductory dive or Certified Scuba Dive. You can add up to 3 scuba dives at check-out for the full Great Barrier Reef Tour Experience!

At the second reef location, it is time to take to the sky from our exclusive helicopter pontoon at Hastings Reef and enjoy a spectacular reef scenic flight onboard one of Nautilus Aviation's luxury helicopters. Experience the sheer size and beauty of the World Heritage-Listed Great Barrier Reef and gain a true appreciation of one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Sightings of manta rays, turtles and other marine life are not uncommon on scenic flights and if you’re flying with us in the winter months there is even a chance of spotting whales.

With your feet back on the boat, you can squeeze in another snorkel or kick back on a beanbag and relax. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and a snack as well as our bar facilities onboard as we cruise back to Cairns.

Itinerary 2021:

7:15am - 7.45am: Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal - 1 Spence St, Cairns
8.00am:
Evolution departs Cairns for the first reef location
11:30am:
Enjoy a BBQ buffet lunch onboard
1:00pm:
Evolution arrives at the second reef location where you will take to the sky for your scenic helicopter flight
3:00pm:
Evolution departs for Cairns
4:30pm:
Evolution arrives back in Cairns

 

What's included?

  • Cruise onboard luxury 35-metre superyacht Evolution
  • 5 hours reef time at the outer reef
  • Snorkel at 2 unique outer reef locations
  • 10-minute Reef Helicopter Scenic Flight in a 6-seater luxury helicopter with Nautilus Aviation
  • All equipment & floatation devices
  • Free lycra/sun-suit hire
  • Delicious BBQ Lunch including fresh fish, prawns, steak, vegetarian option and a variety of fresh salads. (special dietary catered for - contact reservations prior to travel)
  • including fresh fish, prawns, steak, vegetarian option and a variety of fresh salads. (special dietary catered for - contact reservations prior to travel)
  • Tea & coffee provided
  • Glass of wine and a light snack on return
  • Experienced & professional dive instructors
  • Spacious air-conditioned modern lounges and stylish upper deck to relax in comfort

Add optional extras:

  • Up to 3 Introductory or Certified Dives
  • Snorkelling tour with our Marine Biologist
  • Return transfers
  • Wetsuits $10pp onboard

What to bring

  • Sunscreen & Hat
  • Travel Voucher
  • Spare Clothes
  • Swimmers and a towel
  • Cash or Credit Card
  • Australian Standard Dive Medical (if required)

Important information:

Helicopter: 130kg weight restrictions apply for helicopter rides.

Diving: All divers must complete a Queensland Medical Questionnaire onboard. Certified divers must show an internationally recognised scuba card. Minimum age for Introductory divers and dive courses: 12+ years and Certified divers: 10+ years. Please read the important diving safety information prior to booking.

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