Discover the Great Barrier Reef with Great Adventures

Great Barrier Reef Adventure

Escape into a world of surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef. From the comfort of the stable reef activity platform, this is the perfect base for swimmers and non-swimmers to explore. Snorkel and dive, visit the underwater observatory and cruise in a semi-sub, or just relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch.


  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
  • Morning tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
  • Morning tea cake selection
  • Three (3) hours at Outer Reef Activity PlatformPlatform Aerial Shot
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Use of buoyancy vests
  • Reef education presentation
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch
  • Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
  • Underwater Observatory
  • Guided Eco Reef Talk in the underwater observatory
  • Afternoon tea and coffee available whilst at the platform, cheese and biscuits on return journey.

Exciting optional activities include (additional cost)

  • Introductory scuba diving
  • Certified diving is subject to availability (booked on day of travel)
  • Scuba-doo Scooter
  • Scenic helicopter flights
  • Guided snorkel tours subject to availability (booked on day of travel)

» Great Barrier Reef Platform Optional Activities Information


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Tour Price
Total Price

All tour prices are quoted ex wharf, departing from the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal. Coach transfers are available.

Depart and Arrival Times:

Depart Cairns
Arrive Cairns

Additional Costs


A $6.50 per person Government Environmental Management Charge (EMC) is payable on check-in. This applies to all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area. This additional charge is applicable for all outer reef cruises and is payable direct to Great Adventures on the day of travel.

Fuel Surcharge

With fluctuations in world oil prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge to your ticket price. In such cases any charge will be collected on departure and is applicable for Outer Reef Cruises only.

Coach Transfers

Transfers from most Cairns and Northern Beaches hotels/accommodation are available. Pick up times are advised on booking confirmation.

Return Coach Transfers
Cairns City
Northern Beaches

General Conditions

  • 4 -14 years are classed as children, and under 4 free, i.e. 3 or below.
  • Family fare – maximum of 2 adults and 2 children of the same family. Normal fare applies for additional children. Not applicable with any other discount.
  • All schedules, activities and prices may be varied without notice. Listed fares in Australian dollars include Goods and Services Tax. Prices valid to 31 March 2017.