reef and Helicopter
snorkelling,  BBQ lunch,
Reef cruise & Heli flight
-optional glass bottom boat &
Certified or intro dive.

BOOKINGS

Adult *$225.00

*Snorkelling package

Fares are in Australian Dollars
and are inclusive of GST

 


REEF & HELI PACKAGE WITH DIVE (Intro or Certified Dive)
Adult $259

*Plus reef tax/Port Authority & Admin fuel levy $20pp paid upon check in
*Includes as below but one intro or Certified dive.

*normally $329
*no further discounts apply

 

Operates:

DAILY

*Plus reef tax/Port Authority & Admin fuel levy $20pp paid upon checkin 

 

Reef and Helicopter
Including:
snorkelling, & bbq lunch.

optional:
- dive (certified or intro)
- glass bottom boat, brand new semi-submersible, 'Sub-Xplorer' 


Outer Great Barrier Reef Ospray reef cruise

Great Barrier Reef Cruise
includes
Glass Bottom Boat Reef Tour
 

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 Osprey V departs Cairns daily offering a fast, comfortable and affordable cruise, with five hours spent visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef destinations. This large modern vessel provides a superior ride in all weather conditions, no big crowds and exclusive protected Reef locations. Professional, friendly and attentive staff ensure a safe and enjoyable fun filled experience
What's included in the tour?
  • Five hours of snorkeling or diving at two outer Great Barrier Reef locations
  • FREE guided snorkeling tours
  • FREE scuba diving lesson so you can try it first
  • State of the art snorkel and dive equipment and flotation devices
  • Live musical entertainment
  • Delicious Aussie BBQ lunch including prawns, fish, steak, sausages, vegetarian, tropical salads and pastas
  • Exclusive, protected, sheltered reef locations
The Best Snorkeling at the Best Reefs
We have selected our outer reef locations for their variety and bottom contours, so to provide the best experience for both beginners, experienced snorkelers and children of all ages.
Our staff keep a constant watch over the snorkeling sites making sure all passengers can enjoy the amazing wildlife in perfect safety. Our snorkel supervisors are all experienced Divemasters and provide in-depth briefings on safety procedures and site orientation, so you know where to find all the 'cool stuff'.
For the beginners we offer one-on-one tuition on gear use and snorkeling techniques, a selection of buoyancy aids (foam noodles, life jackets and wetsuits) and FREE snorkel guides are available all day long to guide you through the natural maze of beautiful coral and fishes.
Introductory Diving (No experience necessary) (optional costs)
Try Scuba diving without any previous training or experience!
That’s right, if you have never dived before and have always wished to experience first hand the beauty of the underwater world you can arrange an Introductory dive with one of our friendly and professional Instructors. Try our Free Scuba lesson…it’s fun and it’s easy!
Certified Diving (optional costs)
Two exclusive locations, plenty of time between dives for snorkeling and relaxation. Our certified divers can enjoy up to three dives on two different outer reef locations on the Great Barrier Reef. All gear and equipment is included in your tour. Medical conditions and age restrictions apply.
Semi-submersible Tour (optional costs)
From the comfort of our brand new semi-submersible, 'Sub-Xplorer', you are able to view the spectacular coral formations and the masses of brilliantly colored fish without getting wet. A full Great Barrier Reef commentary and fish feeding is provided. (weather dependent)($10 pre booked or $20 pay on board)

Scenic Helicopter Flights and Transfers
Take to the air from our exclusive helicopter pontoon at Hastings Reef.
Experience a spectacular scenic flight flying over our stunning reef locations or fly home in style while taking in the amazing aqua blue colors and expanse of the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef.
Which reefs do we go to?
We have 12 exclusive moorings at six reef locations.
Locations are chosen each day based on weather conditions and water clarity so as to ensure the best experience for all activities.
Generally we travel to one of our true outer reef locations in the morning (Norman Reef or Saxon Reef) then make our way to North Hastings Reef in the afternoon to conduct Helicopter Flights and our Glass Bottom Boat tour.
Click here to see a Google Map of all our reef locations.
What do I need to bring with me?
  • Sunscreen, hat, change of clothes
  • Swimmers and a towel
  • Cash or Credit Card for additional purchases (Soft Drinks, Chocolates, Underwater Cameras, T-shirts etc.)
GETHIGH  Osprey Get High Package
 
Get High Up Top & Dive Down Under
All aboard or luxury mono-hull vessel "Osprey V" and speed out to the Outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns at 8:30am. Enjoy some snorkelling then prepare for your included scuba dive.

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. (optional costs)
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. (optional costs)

After arriving at Hastings Reef at 1pm, youll be briefed then loaded onto one of our state of the art helicopters for an unforgettable 10 minute 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 theres a choice of a ride on our Semi-submersial boat tour (weather dependent)($10 pre booked or $20 pay on board), more snorkelling or diving, or just laze around on our massive sun-deck. Finally cruise back to Cairns while enjoying our on-board entertainer as he sings and performs his famous didgeridoo show.
 
What You Get
1 x Introductory or Certified Dive (optional costs)
1 x 10min Helicopter Scenic Flight
Complimentary fruit & cheese platter on the return journey
Aussie BBQ lunch including steak, sausages, fresh local fish and prawns, and fresh salads
Mask, snorkel, fins & FREE snorkelling guides
5 hours visiting two spectacular outer reef locations

Please be advised- 100kg weight restrictions apply for helicopter rides.
Levy Information
$20 levy p/person applies
($5 EMC + $10 fuel levy + $5 admin levy)
City Transfers = $10 per person (payed to the driver)
Beaches Transfers = $20 per person (payed to the driver)

Diving Information:
Prior to diving you will be required to fill in a Medical Questionnaire. If you answer YES to any question you will be referred to a qualified physician for a Dive Medical assessment that conforms to Australian Standard AS4005-1. You will not be allowed to dive until you are fit to dive.
 
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