Islands... 'Green Island + Norman Reef Pontoon - Home of Scooba-Doo' (#252)

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Great Barrier Reef » Islands... 'Green Island + Norman Reef Pontoon - Home of Scooba-Doo' (#252)

Type: Tours - Great Barrier Reef Pontoon Tours

This tour is the only one of its kind in that it visits Green Island and the Outer Barrier Reef, all in the same day! Departing from the Cairns Marina at 8.30am each day and taking just 45 minutes to get to Green Island, you will enjoy two hours free time at Green Island before another 45 minute boat ride to an outer reef pontoon for three hours of free time at the reef.

Departure Dates: This Cairns Reef Cruise departs EVERYDAY from the Cairns Marina at 8.30am. Returns to Cairns at 5.30pm. Advance bookings are recommended, particularly for optional extras like helicopter flights and Scuba Doo.

How to book: You can book online via the rates table's "Add to Itinerary" button. A Government Environmental Management Charge of $5.50 per person is included in the below rates. Advance bookings are highly recommended.  A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking this trip and after we have received your deposit payment we will email you back a tour booking confirmation receipt, which is all you need to present on the day of travel, along with payment by of the balance owing which is accepted in cash or by credit card.

More Information:

There are some optional extra tours that cost a little more and should be pre booked to enhance your day at the reef including scuba diving, Scuba Doo underwater motorised bike, and guided snorkel tours with a marine naturalist.

Scenic helicopter flights are also a popular option for seeing the reef from a birds eye view. Helicopter options range from 10 minute scenic flights departing from the outer reef itself, or you can exchange one way or both ways on the cruise from Cairns to the reef and vice versa, for a helicopter flight that will leave you in awe of how beautiful the reef is! You will be talking about it for years to come!

Features & Inclusions

  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
  • Morning tea and coffee
  • Two (2) hours on Green Island
  • Three (3) hours at Outer Reef platform
  • Snorkelling equipment included at Green Island and outer reef platform
  • Use of buoyancy vests at the pontoon
  • Reef education presentation
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch
  • Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Guided Eco Reef Talk

Rates and Tariffs

2016-17 Season
1st Apr 2016 to 31st Mar 2017
Green Island & Norman Reef Pontoon $250.50 adult
$134.50 per child
$642.00 family
Add 1 x Introductory Dive $162.00 adult
Add 1 x Scuba-Doo Underwater Scooter $165.00 adult
Add Guided Snorkel Tour $60.00 adult
$30.00 per child
Add 10 minute Scenic Helicopter Flight (Norman Reef) $175.00 adult
Seawalker on Green Island $172.00 adult
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

* All prices are inclusive of GST and in Australian Dollars ($AUD)

Booking Information

A "Family" is classed as two adults and two children. The child age for this tour is 4 - 14 years. Infants under the age of four, can travel free with their parents or guardians.

Departure Dates: This Cairns Reef Cruise departs EVERYDAY from the Cairns Marina at 8.30am. Returns to Cairns at 5.30pm. Advance bookings are recommended, particularly for optional extras like helicopter flights and Scuba Doo. PLEASE NOTE; Certified diving cannot be pre-booked and is dependent on availability on the day.

How to book: You can book online via the web site's rates table (Click on the "Add to Itinerary" button). A Government Environmental Management Charge is included in the above rates. A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking. The balance is payable on the day at check in.
Pickup or Departure Point Details:
Check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street Cairns from 7.30am.

If you require return accommodation transfers please ask for costings.

Optional Extras:
Scuba Doo (undersea motorsied bike)
Certified Scuba Diving
Introductory Scuba Diving
Scenic Helicopter Flight
Wetsuit hire

Booking Policy

Please advise the following:
The name of your Holiday Accommodation and/ or a mobile telephone contact in case the tour director canít find you. We also book accommodation at the best locally available rates so if we can help you with that, please let us know.

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