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Great Barrier Reef Cruise - Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel



15+ years

From $219


4 - 14 years

From $139


0 - 3 years



2 Adults + 2 Children

From $577
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Prices above are the Off Peak Rates. Prices are valid until 31st March 2024

Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel

Experience two premium outer reef sites like no other.

A relaxing five hours to explore and gain a deeper cultural understanding of this diverse ecosystem and our indigenous heritage.

Don’t forget, we are the only Great Barrier Reef cruise which allows you to interact with original clap sticks and fire poles plus get live demonstrations of traditional dances and the didgeridoo

Your Itinerary

  • 08:15
    • Boarding commences at 8.15am with final boarding at 8.45am from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
  • 09:00
    • Depart Marlin Jetty Cairns and grab your complimentary snorkel & fins
    • Safety Briefing
    • Indigenous welcome and acknowledgment
    • Great Barrier Reef creation story
    • Enjoy morning tea
  • 10:30
    • Our in water activities commence at the Outer Great Barrier Reef where you’ll enjoy our pristine coral reef site before lunch and the next reef site after lunch.
  • Approx 12:30
  • 15:30
    • Return snorkel, fins, life jacket and lycra suits
    • Depart the Reef and enjoy afternoon tea whilst interacting with the Cultural guides on board
  • 17:00
    • Arrive back in Cairns

What To Bring

Extra cash or a credit card

For any onboard purchases including optional activities, souvenirs, professional onboard photos and bar items (Visa, MasterCard – surcharges apply).

Things For The Trip Home

Hat, sunglasses, sun screen and a dry change of clothes.

Sea Sickness Tablets

If you are prone to motion sickness it is recommended to take preventative measures around 30 minutes prior to the boat departing. Natural Ginger tablets and medicated Travel-Calm are available on board.

What’s Included In Your Day



All snorkelling equipment including personal flotation devices in adult/child sizes

Free Wet Suit And Lycra Suit Use

Wet suits are 5mm with short arms/legs. Lycra suits provide fantastic sun protection and in season are useful in reducing the risk of jelly fish stings.

Informative Commentary

On board Marine Biology presentation/talk en-route to the reef

Non-Swimming Activities

Interactive commentary, informative storytelling and games

Fish Feeding

Fish feeding and identification session with our Marine Biologist

Deck Amenities

Sunbathe on the boat, Fresh Water Showers and Bathrooms

Buffet Lunch

Please advise on any allergies prior to the cruise. Vegetarian options available. Morning/Afternoon Tea also included


Tea, coffee and drinking water will be available free of charge throughout the day

Reference Materials

Access to reference materials on the reef

Translation Assistance

We pride ourselves on our internationally speaking crew. Each cruise is different but we do have Mandarin, Dutch, German and Indigenous staff.

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