Great Barrier Reef Cruise to Reef Magic Pontoon

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4.916 reviews

Highlights & inclusions

5 hours on the Great Barrier Reef
All snorkelling equipment and instruction
Delicious hot and cold buffet lunch
FREE wet-suit or lycra suit hire
Glass bottom boat tour
Marine Biologist presentation

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Tue, Jun 18, 2024

What you can expect

Discover the many wonders and colours of the Great Barrier Reef with this great value Cairns Reef Tour to popular activity Reef Magic pontoon! The tour departs out of Cairns on a safe and secure catamaran, taking you out to Reef Magic Cruises' exclusive all-weather Reef Magic platform. Here, dive into a stunning coral reef location and discover the diverse marine life. The breathtaking location is a truly once in a lifetime experience that includes snorkelling in a sheltered coral lagoon, scuba diving, and/or a guided Snorkel Safari by an esteemed Marine Biologist. No matter your fitness and experience levels, the Cairns Reef Tour will ensure you make the most of your time out at sea.

The cruise includes all snorkeling equipment and provides a full hot and cold buffet lunch, ensuring that you can discover the reef stress-free. Lay back and enjoy the sunshine on the top deck, or hang out in the underwater observatory and view the rich marine life. The Great Barrier Reef is one of Australia's most prized natural possessions and boasts as one of the seven wonders of the natural world. Book today for an experience you will hold close to your heart for a lifetime.


What you need to know

  • Snorkelling or Diving the Great Barrier Reef
  • All snorkelling equipment
  • Exclusive access to stunning coral reef location
  • Fast, stable catamaran providing a smoother ride and reduced travel time
  • On board marine biology presentation
  • Fish feeding and identification session with marine biologist
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Use of sundeck, fresh water showers and changing rooms
  • Morning and Afternoon Tea
  • Hot and Cold buffet lunch
  • Tea and Coffee and drinking water
  • Reef Levy
  • Hotel transfers
  • Introductory Scuba Diving
  • Certified Scuba Diving
  • Helmet Diving
  • Guided Snorkel tours
  • Scenic Helicopter Flights
  • Snorkelling or Diving the Great Barrier Reef
  • Exclusive access to stunning coral reef location
  • Fast, stable catamaran providing a smoother ride and reduced travel time
  • On-board marine biologist
  • Tours depart daily at 9am and return at 5pm
  • Check-in commences from 8am
  • Tours depart from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
  • Guests will receive a text message the afternoon prior to departure with berth number and vessel as well as a link to a map directing them to the correct location
What To Bring
  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Change of clothes
  • Extra cash or credit card for onboard purchases
Booking Information
  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Mobile Vouchers are accepted! - Vouchers can also be presented on your mobile device for this attraction
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • Cruise vessel subject to change without notice
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Recent reviews

4.916 reviews

I had a great time snorkelling and diving. the reef was amazing!

I had a great time during my trip. I tried both snorkelling and diving, and all the instructors were friendly and helpful. I thought I could do more activities on the pontoon, but ended up sticking with snorkelling and diving. It was totally worth it because the reef there is one of the best I've seen. I'm happier having tried both snorkelling and diving instead of just one all day.

Kin Yat Chan about 2 months ago

Excellent trip to the Great Barrier Reef on Reef Magic

We were very happy with the Reef Magic Trip and ease of booking. Would be more than happy to book through Experience Oz again in the future. We loved the glass bottom boat tour and informative commentary from the crew on the reef and indigenous aspects.

Jacqui Tierney about 2 months ago

Excellent full day tour of Moore Reef. Very friendly and knowledgable staff.

Fabulous full day out in Reef Magic’s pontoon. Fabulous section of the reef for snorkelling. So many beautiful fish and corals. Many optional activities. Glass bottom boat, snorkelling, semi submersable boat and fish feeding included. Options for scuba diving and helicopter flights. Delicious hot and cold buffet lunch provided. Perfect day!

Cat Vowles 2 months ago
Free cancellation up to 24 hours prior to experience