1 Day Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Tour

    If you’re looking for an unforgettable experience exploring the Great Barrier Reef, look no further than the Reef Magic pontoon tour departing from Cairns. This tour offers an outer reef pontoon experience that is not to be missed.

    Board a safe and secure catamaran and set sail to Reef Magic Cruises’ exclusive all-weather platform. Once you arrive, dive into a stunning coral reef location and discover the many wonders and colours of the Great Barrier Reef.

    The Cairns Reef Tour offers a variety of activities suitable for all fitness and experience levels. You can enjoy snorkelling in the sheltered coral lagoon, scuba diving, or take a guided Snorkel Safari led by a knowledgeable Marine Biologist. All snorkelling equipment is provided, so you can relax and enjoy the stunning surroundings stress-free.

    Take a break and enjoy a full hot and cold buffet lunch, while basking in the warm sunshine on the top deck. Alternatively, spend some time in the underwater observatory, where you can get up close and personal with the vibrant marine life that calls the Great Barrier Reef home.

    The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia’s most prized natural possessions, and the Reef Magic pontoon tour provides a once-in-a-lifetime experience to discover this incredible natural wonder. With breathtaking scenery and an array of activities to choose from, this tour guarantees that you will make the most of your time out at sea.

    Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef with the Reef Magic pontoon tour. Book now to create memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. Remember, this outer reef pontoon experience from Cairns is truly a must-do adventure for all travel enthusiasts.

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    Reef Magic Pontoon Snorkelling


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      Outer Reef Pontoon

      Get ready for an unforgettable adventure on the Great Barrier Reef with this action-packed itinerary!

      Start your day off with excitement and anticipation as you check-in at the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal located at 1 Spence Street at 8:00am. The buzz of anticipation will be palpable as you mingle with fellow travelers, all eager to embark on this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

      At 9:00am, the real fun begins as you board the Marlin Jetty Cairns – a state-of-the-art motor catamaran designed for speed and stability. The journey to the Great Barrier Reef will take just 90 minutes, giving you plenty of time to soak in the stunning scenery and snap some envy-inducing photos.

      By 10:30am, you’ll have arrived at the Reef Magic pontoon, situated on the spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef. You’ll be awe-struck by the natural beauty that surrounds you, with crystal clear waters and an abundance of colorful marine life to explore.

      Your time on the pontoon is designed to be a full 5 hours, which gives you ample time to indulge in an array of thrilling activities, from snorkeling and scuba diving to coral viewing and underwater observatory tours. You’ll feel like a true adventurer as you immerse yourself in this underwater wonderland.

      At 3:30pm, it’s time to bid farewell to the Great Barrier Reef, but not before taking one last look at the breathtaking natural wonder. You’ll board the Marlin Jetty Cairns once again, with lasting memories of an incredible day.

      Finally, you’ll return to Cairns at 5:00pm, feeling exhilarated, energized, and with a newfound appreciation for the natural world. This adventure on the Great Barrier Reef is one that you’ll remember for a lifetime.

      Booking Info
      • 5 hours snorkelling or diving on the Outer Great Barrier Reef
      • Reef Magic Pontoon – a spacious, floating activity platform providing the best experience for swimmers and non-swimmers
      • All snorkelling equipment provided
      • Marine biologist presentation on the way out to the reef
      • Exclusive access to stunning coral reef location
      • Fast, stable catamaran providing a smoother ride and reduced travel time
      • Extras that are not available within the booking cart will be available for purchase on the day of travel
      Whats included in my day?

      All snorkelling equipment including personal flotation devices in adult/child sizes
      On board Marine Biology presentation/talk en-route to the reef
      Semi-Submersible tours with interactive commentary
      Glass Bottom Boat tours with interactive commentary
      Fish feeding and identification session with our Marine Biologist
      Underwater Observatory
      Use of Sundeck, Fresh Water Showers and Changing Rooms
      Morning/Afternoon Tea plus a full hot/cold buffet lunch with vegetarian options
      Tea/Coffee and drinking water is available free of charge throughout the day
      Access to reference materials on the reef
      German & French speaking crew are available to assist international visitors


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