Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Tour

Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef tour, check-in between 7:30 am, and 8:00 am for a fantastic day on the Outer Great Barrier Reef.  Starting at the Port Douglas Marina and featuring three spectacular outer barrier reef locations. This trip departs at 8:30 am.

Adults $255 Children $181 and family $872.00. Arriving back into Port Douglas Marina at 4:15 pm.

To start with, we will depart from the Port Douglas Marina.  Next, we will cruise to the very outer barrier reef.  Along the way, morning tea will be served.

Secondly, we will arrive at the first reef location. There will be plenty of time for scuba diving and snorkelling.

Thirdly we will move to a second location, before having lunch and then we will move to our final and third reef location.

Lunch

Before getting into the water at our third reef location, a tropical buffet lunch with prawns will be served.

Agincourt Reef

Part of the world-famous Ribbon Reefs, Agincourt Reef, is on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef. As a result, guests will experience outstanding underwater visibility.

Here you will find an abundance of colourful parrotfish, clownfish, angelfish anemones and clams.

Agincourt Reef is 70 kilometres north-east of Port Douglas Queensland.

Offering pristine conditions for scuba diving and snorkelling.  Including spectacular coral gardens and a wide variety of marine life.

By the way, Agincourt Reef includes shallow reef lagoons which are perfect spots for snorkelling.

Meet The Locals!

We regularly see reef sharks, barracuda, turtles, Maori Wrasse, Parrotfish and also Cuttlefish.

During May to September

This Tour has a special permit allowing passengers to swim with  Dwarf Minke Whales that frequently visit the reef from May to September.

Snorkelling

The crew onboard will be happy to assist you with how to snorkel to make the most of your day.

A good level of fitness and swimming ability is recommended for this tour.

Marine Biologist

This reef tour also has as a marine biologist onboard guests can also take part in a guided snorkel with the marine biologist identifying marine life and coral.

Scuba Diving

Both Introductory and Certified diving are available during this day at three reef locations.

Introductory Divers

To begin with, a scuba diver instructor will give you a dive briefing to explain scuba diving.  Next, try on the dive equipment before experiencing the wonders of life underwater.

Certified divers

Divers can experience up to three scuba dives during this Poseidon Great Barrier Reef Cruise. A dedicated dive tender is used for drift dives.  By the way, all certified dives are guided to enhance your underwater experience.

Each dive is coupled with large tanks and computers for an extended bottom time.

 

  • Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • Marine Biologist talk

Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Itinerary

  • 0815 – Boarding at the Reef Marina, Port Douglas
  • 0830 –Depart the marina for the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 1020 –First Great Barrier Reef Location
  • 1130 –  Second reef location
  • 1200 – Lunch
  • 1330 – Third reef location and afternoon tea is served
  • 1440 – Cruise back to Port Douglas
  • 1615 – Approximately Arrival time at Port Douglas Marina

Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Tour includes

  • Three outer reef locations(weather permitting)
  • All snorkelling equipment (except wetsuits)
  • Free return coach transfers from your Port Douglas accommodation
  • Morning tea and coffee with muffins
  • Tropical buffet lunch with prawns, cold meats, salads and bread
  • Reef talk
  • Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist
  • Lycra suits and Flotation devices /Buoyancy aids
  • Freshwater showers
  • Prescription masks available
  • Afternoon tea and coffee with cake & fruit platter
  • Environmental Management Fee is included
  • Certified Diving
  • Introductory Dive
  • Return bus transfers from Cairns City Accommodation
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Professional photographer service on board
  • Fully licensed bar
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Voucher
  • Swimmers
  • Cash or credit card for extra purchases
  • A certification card for certified divers

Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef important  scuba diving information

We have a passion for showing you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.

We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all regulations, including medical as is the law.

It is recommended that all of our passengers complete our scuba dive medical questionnaire as some medical conditions, age and/or medications may prevent you from scuba diving.

It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Medical Questionnaire

We are delighted to help you with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected]

Alternatively, you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.

For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive.

If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive.

We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible.

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