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Airlie Beach Great Barrier Reef Tour

This Airlie Beach Great Barrier Reef Day Tour is proudly bought to you by the Explore Group. There is one thing everyone should do while on holiday in North Queensland, and that’s visiting the Great Barrier Reef. Snorkelling is included in the price and you can purchase scuba dives onboard with the fully qualified dive instructors. 

Tour Highlights

  • Visit the outer Great Barrier Reef 
  • Snorkelling and equipment included
  • Optional scuba dives available to purchase
  • Lunch included
  • Comfortable, fast vessel
  • Minimum 3.5 hours on the ref
  • Diving platform
  • A small group of only 60 guests
  • Toilets and showers onboard

 

Suitable Tour For You?

This Tour is perfect for all ages. Snorkelling requires a low -medium level of fitness. If you wish to go scuba diving you will are required to fill out a medical waiver, if you have a medical condition including asthma you will need to produce medical certificate before you can scuba dive

Tour Departure

This Tour Departs Abell Point Marina
Departs: 8:00 pm – Everyday
Returns: 5:00 pm 
 

Information For This Great Barrier Reef Tour From Airlie Beach

Guest and Crew Numbers – 

The tour takes 60 guests and 6+ crew

Locations Visited

Outer Great Barrier Reef, Bait Reef 

Included in the price
Snorkelling equipment, stinger suits, Lunch
Optional Extras available 

Scuba Diving 

Experience a full-day Airlie Beach Great Barrier Reef adventure taking you to selected sites around Bait Reef.  Accessed by our custom catamaran, guests dive directly off the boats diving platform. 

Departing at 8.00am this full day tour will visit two snorkelling locations. Guided snorkelling tour plus in water assistance may be provided if required.

Also featuring lounge-style seating, air-conditioned interior, partially shaded deck and freshwater hot and cold showers onboard.A  buffet style lunch is provided on the vessel, plus morning and afternoon tea.

 

This Whitsundays Tour Features

Great Barrier Reef Sight seeing Tour From Airlie Beach 

Smaller groups to ensure a more personalised experience. 

Informative commentary en route.

Various sites. Visiting snorkelling sites around Bait Reef including Stepping Stones, Paradise Lagoon and Mantaray dropoff.

 

Detailed Specifications

Please note sailing times are subject to change due to tides and other circumstances, please contact our office to confirm departure times.

Levies: Prices include a reef levy of $6.50 per person. Due to fluctuations in world oil prices it may be necessary to charge a fuel levy. All prices include GST an Environmental Management Fee (EMC) of $3.50.

Schedule: Diving available most days but please confirm days of operation when planning your trip (May differ in winter months).

Amenities: There are toilets and showers onboard.

Capacity: We operate with up to 60 guests to ensure plenty of room.

Weather: At times the weather in the tropics can be unpredictable. We will provide up to date weather report before departure and discuss in detail with you the scheduled plan for the day.

Wind and visibility: On occasions we can operate different destinations to provide the most enjoyable day possible. These options will be explained prior to departure.

 Explore Group Terms and Conditions:

  1. All tours are subject to weather conditions and a minimum number of passenger bookings
  2. Explore Group reserves the right to cancel or change all tours at any time and offer an alternative product or tour if we cannot operate the tour originally booked
  3. Explore Group takes no liability or responsibility for the illness, injury or death of any passenger on board the vessel or during a tour
  4. Explore Group takes no liability or responsibility for the loss of personal property on board the vessel or during a tour
  5. All passengers must comply with any instructions given by crew on the vessel or during a tour
  6. The company reserves the right to refuse to carry any passenger, luggage or goods without reason
  7. All passengers must only consume alcoholic beverages that have been purchased or supplied on board the vessel
  8. No liability is taken by the company for any loss, damage or inconvenience caused by the cancellation or change to any tour
  9. Explore Group takes no liability or responsibility for guests connecting travel arrangements to/from Hamilton Island on the day of their tour
  10. Age restrictions for each must be strictly adhered to. Explore Group reserve the right to refuse guests if they do not fit within the outlined age requirements

Explore Group Cancellation Policy:

  • Bookings made within 24 hours of departure are confirmed
  • Cancellations made more than 48 hours prior to departure will not incur a cancellation fee
  • Cancellations made between 48 and 24 hours prior to departure will incur a 50% cancellation fee
  • Cancellations on the day of tour or no shows will result in 100% charge
  • In the event that Explore Group cancels the tour you will be offered a full refund or an alternate date of travel
  • These conditions also apply for transferring tour dates

We recommend our passengers hold a comprehensive travel insurance policy in case of any unexpected changes in their travel plans that may incur a cancellation fee. 

 

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