Great Barrier Reef Overnight Cruise

Help code: DE5-297E
Tour Duration: 48:00 hours

Reasons they will it

  • 2 days and 1 night on the Great Barrier Reef
  • 2 lunches, 1 dinner & 1 breakfast included
  • All snorkelling equipment
  • Glass bottom boat tours
  • Semi-submersible vessel tours
  • See the sunset and sunrise over the reef

On the search for a refreshing experience to wrap up for a loved one or friend? This Great Barrier Reef Experience is an amazing gift for those friends and family itching to spend the night out at sea. Or even better, for a family or duo that have yet to witness the iconic scope of the Great Barrier.

So what can guests expect on this trip? Your recipient will discover all the wonders and colours of the Great Barrier Reef, and the beauty of the Coral Sea at night, with the brand new 2-day Great Barrier Reef Overnight Cruise:

Depart in a slick, air-conditioned catamaran from Cairns Fleet Terminal in the early morning and arrive at the Moore Reef Pontoon (41 kilometres off the coast of Cairns) for tea and a delicious buffet lunch. Remember to fill up on food, because the day ahead includes some serious water activities and exploration.

Enjoy snorkelling, diving, and fish feeding, or step down into the glass bottom boat for semi-submersible tours. Bask in the Tropical North Queensland sunshine on the top deck and breath in that salty air. After the activities have concluded, indulge in gourmet cheese, seafood and fruit platters whilst you watch the sunset on the horizon. Drink in the tranquillity of the ocean and gaze up at the Milky Way. Listen to the pitter patter of the ocean's waves, watch the native creatures and sea birds come to life.

After experiencing a few moments of pure serenity, guests will be served a 3-course BBQ dinner before retiring to their assigned pontoons. On Day 2, wake up with the sunrise and embark on an exclusive guided snorkelling safari, and soon after, the glass bottom boat tour. Enjoy a cup of tea until the fleet departs in the late afternoon, to arrive back at the Cairns Fleet Terminal just in time for dinner.

This is a once and a life time opportunity for holidaymakers and locals to discover Australia's most prized natural possessions. Gift it today!

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  • The pricing structure will be changing for this product as of April 1st. If you have selected the "Overnight Great Barrier Reef Tour up to March 31st 2018" option, it will need to be redeemed prior to this date otherwise additional charges may apply upon redemption


  • Fast air-conditioned catamaran transfers
  • 8 hours at the outer reef
  • Marine naturalist presentation
  • All snorkelling equipment and expert instruction
  • Glass bottom boat tours
  • Semi-submersible vessel tours
  • Snorkelling enclosure with rest and view station
  • Fully enclosed kids pool
  • Marine Life touch tank
  • Underwater observatory
  • Fish feeding presentations
  • Freshwater showers and change rooms
  • Hot water made available for morning and evening showers
  • Tropical buffet lunch including fresh seafood, hot dishes, salads and tropical fruits
  • All bedding and bed linen, including deluxe swag/Pillow/Blanket/Bed sheet provided
  • 3 course dinner
  • Full breakfast
  • Morning/afternoon teas
  • Free Tea & Coffee on boarding the vessel
  • Full bar facilities (drinks at extra cost)


  • Scuba diving (available for purchase on the day of the tour)


  • Cruises depart from the Reef Fleet Terminal on 1 Spence Street (Hotel transfers are NOT included)
  • Check-in time: 8.30am - 9.15am
  • Departure time: 9:30am
  • Return time: 5:30pm (the following day)

Additional Information


Day 1

  • Fast air-conditioned catamaran from Cairns Reef Fleet terminal to Moore Reef Pontoon
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Sumptuous buffet lunch (served between 12pm – 2pm)
  • Enjoy snorkelling, glass bottom boat and semi-submersible tours, touch tank presentation, all diving options and fish feeding
  • 3.30pm – 3.45pm day guests return to Cairns
  • Introduction to hosts, other guests, pontoon orientation and swag demonstration
  • Starlight Guests will be among the few in the world to witness a Great Barrier Reef sunset while enjoying a gourmet fruit selection and cheese platter
  • Three course BBQ dinner is served
  • Night-time marine life presentation in the underwater observatory
  • Star gazing with your hosts and view uninterrupted southern night sky, spot the Southern Cross and Milky Way

Day 2

  • Sunrise over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Breakfast
  • Morning activities commence, experience an exclusive guided snorkel safari with your host and marine specialists and glass bottom boat tour
  • Morning Tea
  • From 11am-11.30am Sunlover Reef Cruises day boat arrives
  • Enjoy all the day inclusions of the day tour, and dive and Seawalker options
  • Depart from 3.45pm

Voucher Information

  • A gift voucher will be received by email after purchase
  • Give your gift voucher to your Gift Recipient, they will then need to follow the instructions listed to redeem their experience
  • Gift vouchers are valid for 12 months from the date of purchase
  • Upon redemption a confirmation email/ticket will be sent to the gift recipient

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