Experience a Great Barrier Reef trip, plus a 10-minute heli flight! You can even add a dive for the full monty. An epic trip departing Cairns...
Get High and Snorkel Package
Snorkel the Great Barrier Reef PLUS a 10 minute Heli Flight!
All aboard or luxury vessel "Evolution" and speed out to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns to enjoy some snorkelling
Once we arrive at Hastings Reef at 1pm, you’ll be briefed then loaded onto one of our state of the art helicopters for an unforgettable 10 minute flight around the reef. Circle the Great Barrier Reef, turtles, sharks and even whales can be spotted from up high and you get a feel for the awesome size of this amazing natural wonder
In the afternoon theres a choice of a ride on our Semi-submersial boat tour (weather dependent) ($10 pre booked or pay on board), more snorkelling or pay on board diving, or just laze around on our massive sun-deck.
Get High Up Top & Dive Down Under
Add an introductory or certified dive to your Get High package!
For First Time Divers; after an in-depth briefing from our expert dive staff, we gear you up and jump in the water for the thrill of a lifetime as we guide you through this amazing wonderland.
For Certified Divers; either buddy up with a friend or join our guides as we push the limits and explore the amazing ecology of the reef.
More about the trip:
Departing Cairns daily, Down Under Dive's "Evolution" offers a fast, comfortable and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two pristine Outer Great Barrier Reef locations. This large modern vessel provides a superior ride in all weather conditions, exclusive protected Reef locations, and no big crowds. Professional, friendly and attentive staff ensure a safe and enjoyable fun filled experience
Evolution has exclusive moorings at several outer reef locations. Location decisions are made on the day based on weather conditions and water clarity so as to ensure the best experience for all activities.
The true outer reef locations, Norman Reef or Saxon Reef, are usually visited in the morning, before making our way to North Hastings Reef in the afternoon to conduct Helicopter Flights and our Glass Bottom Boat tour.
Down Under Dive have selected their outer reef locations based on variety and bottom contours, so to provide the best experience for experienced snorkelers, beginners and children of all ages.
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'. Staff will keep a constant watch over the snorkeling sites to ensure safety.
For the beginners, Down Under Dive offer one-on-one tuition on gear use and snorkeling techniques, a selection of buoyancy aids (foam noodles, life jackets and wetsuits) and FREE snorkel guides are available all day long to guide you through the natural maze of beautiful coral and fishes
Experience the reef formations and the masses of sea life without getting wet! Full Great Barrier Reef commentary and fish feeding is provided. A fantastic option for non-swimmers. $20 per person, $10 when pre-booked through Bookme, see on way to checkout
Helicopter scenic flight conditions:
Check in time: 7:30am, Reef Fleet Terminal Building, Cairns Marina
***Please Note: Standard prices below do not include $20 per person Pay On Board Reef Levy, this is still required to be paid on the day of travel directly to the operator***
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