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Great Barrier Reef Snorkeling Tour with 3 Reef Site Visits from Cairns

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Dive into the waters of the world's largest reef system, the Great Barrier Reef. See clusters of vibrant corals and diverse marine life as you snorkel in three dive sites at this World Heritage Site.

Please note that Silverswift will not conduct any operations from August 20 - September 9 due to its annual major maintenance.


  • 07:30

    Check-in at Red Fleet Terminal or Pick-up at Select Hotels

  • 08:15

    Board the Silverswift

    Enjoy breakfast and morning tea upon boarding the state-of-the-art vessel. The Silverswift travels at an impressive 32 knots per hour and is equipped with changing rooms, hot showers and an air-conditioned cabin.

  • 08:30

    Departure from Reef Fleet Terminal

    Before embarking on your Great Barrier Reef adventure, your guide will be conducting a safety briefing and a short orientation about the area and your snorkeling activities.

  • Reef Site Visits and Snorkeling Adventure

    Your guide will select 3 of the best reef sites within the Great Barrier Reef for you to visit. These areas are known for having crystal clear waters for an optimal snorkeling experience.

  • 09:50

    Arrival at First Snorkeling Point

    The reef sites you will be visiting may include but are not limited to Flynn Reef, Milln Reef, Pellowe reef or Thetford reef. Your local guide will determine which diving spot will provide the best experience possible during the day of the tour.

  • Arrival at 2nd Snorkeling Point

  • 12:30

    Buffet Lunch

    Feast on a tropical buffet lunch in the air-conditioned cabin on board the ship. Replenish your energy before moving to the next snorkeling point.

  • Arrival at 3rd Snorkeling Point

  • 14:15

    Afternoon Tea

  • 15:15

    Departure for Cairns

  • 16:30

    Arrival at Reef Fleet Terminal/Drop-off at Select Hotels will be at 16:55

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Standard Plan

Duration: 9 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Morning and afternoon tea / Lyrca snorkel suit / Qualified lifeguard supervision / Breakfast / Lunch buffet / Cruise fee / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins)
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  • (For Check-In) Reef Fleet Terminal (Reef Fleet Terminal, Pier Point Road, Cairns City, Queensland, Australia) Time: 07:30:00

  • (For Check-Out) Reef Fleet Terminal (Reef Fleet Terminal, Pier Point Road, Cairns City, Queensland, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Reef Fleet Terminal (Reef Fleet Terminal, Pier Point Road, Cairns City, Queensland, Australia) Time: 07:30:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Reef Fleet Terminal (Reef Fleet Terminal, Pier Point Road, Cairns City, Queensland, Australia) Time: 16:30:00

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  • Smoking on board Silverswift is not allowed.

Requirement(s) - Others
  • Pick-up services are not available for the following hotels since they are within walking distance of the meeting place: - Pullman International - Pullman Reef Casino - Hilton Cairns - Shangri La - Pacific International - Breakfree Royal Harbour - Harbour Lights - Mantra Esplanade - Jack & Newell Apartments - Accommodations within a 10-minute walk from the Reef Fleet Terminal

Additional Note(s)
  • Underwater camera rental, professional photography and movie services are available at an extra charge.

  • Dive sites will be selected depending on weather conditions during the day of your tour.

  • Please see link below for a comprehensive information about the various snorkeling sites.

  • Due to the fluctuation of world fuel prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge which participants would have to pay on board.

  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.

  • The activity provider does not assume any responsibility for your valuables and/or personal belongings.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 08:30:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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