Reefworld blank

Guest Capacity250
Overnight Capacity20

The ultimate outer Great Barrier Reef trip. This incredible full-day experience lets you enjoy an outstanding range of interactive Great Barrier Reef Adventures. The day trip to our pontoon departs Airlie Beach and Hamilton Island every day, journeying past spectacular islands en route to the outer Great Barrier Reef. Once at the reef, board our incredible interactive pontoon and spend the day exploring the colorful underwater world of magnificent corals, colorful fish, and marine life.

Cruise Whitsundays operates a range of comfortable cruising vessels to the Great Barrier Reef. All of our vessels are high-speed catamarans with spacious air-conditioned lounges, large outer viewing decks, bars serving refreshments, and comfortable seating.


  • Unbelievable snorkeling with all gear provided
  • Guided snorkeling tours*
  • Introductory and certified diving*
  • Scenic helicopter flights*
  • An innovative and spacious reef pontoon
  • Semi-submersible
  • Underwater viewing chamber
  • All you can eat buffet lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Presentations by reef experts
  • FREE wetsuit and stinger suit usage
  • Sun deck for topping up your tan
  • Massage*

*Additional cost


  • Swimwear and towel
  • Protective clothing, hat, and sunscreen lotion
  • Your camera and a sense of fun!
  • Light jacket/sweater for windy or cool days
  • Money/credit card for optional purchases such as dives, massages, or a helicopter flight

Rates & Policies

The following prices are per person



  FROM 1 APRIL 2021 FROM 1 APRIL 2022
Adult    $245  $259
Child (4 - 14)  $120  $125



  FROM 1 APRIL 2021 FROM 1 APRIL 2022
Adult  $14  $14.50
Child (4 - 14)    $7  $7.50

Daily Departure & Return Times



Port of Airlie  8:00 AM 6:10 PM
Hamilton Island 9:00 AM 5:00 PM


COACH TRANSFERS to Port of Airlie are available at an additional cost. Return times are when the vessel arrives back at the island resort or mainland. NOTE: Changes may occur due to flight schedule changes and other factors. Where a Day Cruise is canceled we will send a notification to the contact details provided at the time of your booking. The itinerary is subject to prevailing weather and sea conditions including tides, wind, swell, sun and rain. The vessel´s Master must at his discretion determine the most appropriate course to ensure acceptable levels of safety and comfort for passengers, crew, and other vessels.


Great Barrier Reef Environmental Management Charge (EMC)
Included in your cruise fare is a per head fee which goes to the Government. The money collected is used by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) for the management and protection of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Catering Menus

All this sea air makes you hungry! Throughout the day curb your hunger with morning and afternoon tea and a sumptuous buffet lunch. Fish D´Vine, a leading restaurant from Airlie Beach supply our catering, taking care to base the menu on seasonality and the best produce available. Free tea and coffee is available and there is also a bar onboard serving a full range of alcoholic and soft drinks.


Average Rating: 9.0 - Total Votes: 1

9/10 90%
9/10 90%
9/10 90%
9/10 90%
Value for money
9/10 90%
9/10 90%
This reviewer told us :

We had a great day out at the reef. We all snorkeled and my son and I did an escorted scuba session. Thanks for setting up - great time there and have been land based here in Port Douglas checking out rainforest, Cape Tribulation


boat, the pontoon the marine life