1 Day All Inclusive Helicopter and Scuba Dive Outer Reef Experience - Save on normal prices! (383)

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Great Barrier Reef » 1 Day All Inclusive Helicopter and Scuba Dive Outer Reef Experience - Save on normal prices! (383)

Type: Tours - Helicopter Tours & Expeditions

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Cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for snorkeling, sun bathing and (if you want) your choice of either an Introductory dive or Certified dive. Then, get high with a 10 minute scenic helicopter ride from a floating helicopter pontoon before cruising back to Cairns. What better way to really experience the Great Barrier Reef than to cruise to it, fly above it, and then  snorkel and scuba dive amongst it!

Departure Dates:  This tour departs everyday except 25 Dec. Advance bookings are recommended particularly during school holiday periods. Departure time from Cairns: 8.30am. Returns at around 4.45pm.  

How to book: You can book online via the rates table below using the "Add to Itinerary" button. Click on it and follow the prompts.  A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking. The balance is payable on the day of travel. Government reef tax, fuel levy & port charges of $20 per person per trip are included in the prices in the rates table below. 

Basic Itinerary/ More Information:

You cruise from Cairns to the Great Barrier Reef, departing at 8.30am, visit two outer reef locations, snorkel and/or scuba dive at the first location and then snorkel and then followed by a helicopter ride above the reef, and then a cruise back to Cairns around 5pm.

For Snorkellers; after a snorkel briefing on the cruise out to the reef you will each be given your mask snorkel and fins to use for the day.

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.(extra cost - if not package)
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. (extra if not package)

You'll arrive at the first reef location at around 10am and you will have around two hours free time to snorkel or dive. After arriving at Hastings Reef at 1pm, you'll be briefed then loaded onto one of our state of the art helicopters for an unforgettable flight around the 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 there's more snorkelling or diving, or just laze around on our massive sun-deck.

Finally cruise back to Cairns while enjoying the hilarious antics of ELVIS our on-board entertainer as he sings and performs his famous didgeridoo show.

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Features & Inclusions

  • Free 10 minute reef scenic helicopter flight
  • Two outer reef locations visited on each cruise every day
  • Delicious Aussie BBQ lunch including prawns, fish, steak, sausages, vegetarian, tropical pastas and salads
  • No big crowds with 100 passengers the maximum
  • Five hours of snorkelling at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations
  • Tea, coffee and biscuits
  • Complimentary glass of wine and cheese and fruit platter
  • All snorkelling equipment and optional guided tours
  • Government reef tax, fuel levy & port charges
  • High crew to guest ratio
  • Live musical entertainment on board
  • Spacious sundecks for sunbathing
  • Large air-conditioned lounges to relax in comfort

Rates and Tariffs

2017-18 Season
1st Apr 2017 to 31st Mar 2018
1 Introductory Dive/Scenic Flight - min age 13 years; (including all taxes & levies) $309.00 adult
1 Certified Dive/Scenic Flight (including all taxes & levies) $309.00 adult
Snorkelling/Scenic Flight - min age 13 years; (including all taxes & levies) $275.00 per person
* Booking terms and conditions may apply, please details below.

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

Booking Information

Child policy: Child age is 4 - 16 years.

Departure Dates: This tour departs everyday except 25 Dec. Advance bookings are recommended particularly during school holiday periods. Departure time from Cairns: 8.30am. Returns at around 4.45pm.

How to book: You can book online via the rates table above's "Add to Itinerary" button, or. A 25% deposit payment is required at the time of booking. The balance is payable on the day of travel. Government reef tax, fuel levy & port charges of $20 per person per trip are included in the prices in the rates table above.

Pickup or Departure Point Details:
Reef Fleet Terminal 1 Spence St Cairns. Extra costs for pick up and return to your accommodation in Cairns will be $16 per person or $23 per person for the Northern Beaches
Optional Extras:
1st Certified Dive: $70
2nd Certified Dive: $20
3rd Certified Dive: $203
Ist Introductory Dive $70
2nd Introductory Dive $45
Guided certified dives: $10 per dive
Wetsuit/ Lycra Suit hire: $10
Cairns hotel return transfers: $15
Cairns Beaches hotel return transfers: $22

Regarding Scuba Diving:
Some medical conditions will prevent you from diving. Some of the more common conditions are Asthma, Diabetes, Epilepsy and heart or lung conditions. Pregnancy is also a contraindication to diving. Some other medical conditions may also be a problem. If you are unsure about any specific condition please contact us.
If the person intending to undertake training for an entry-level recreational diving certificate has identified on the self assessed medical declaration that they:

(a) have or have had any of the medical conditions mentioned in the attached medical declaration; or

(b) are over 45 years old; or

(c) have a body mass index over 30 (as per attached table reference) and a waist circumference greater than 102 cm for males and 88 cm for females; then the person conducting the business or undertaking must not allow the person to commence the training unless the person can provide a dive medical certificate by a doctor, certifying that the person is medically fit to dive.

Booking Policy

Please advise the following:
Passenger weights are required for helicopter flights.
The name of your Holiday Accommodation and/ or a mobile telephone contact in case the tour director cant 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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