Great Barrier Reef Day Tour with Intro Dive and Helicopter Scenic flight

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From $368

Fast facts

  • Check in Cairns Reef Fleet terminal 7.15 am -7.45 am
  • Departs 8 am returns 4.30 pm
  • Please choose check in Reef Fleet terminal Down Under cruise 7.15 am if making own way
  • 1 Intro dive included, 2 Reef locations & 10 min helicopter flight
  • Includes Aussie BBQ lunch
  • $20 Levy to pay onboard
  • Return transfers from accommodation extra cost

Enjoy a fun filled day on Evolution to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling, sun bathing and an Introductory dive . Then take to the skies with a 10 minutes scenic helicopter ride from our exclusive pontoon before cruising back to Cairns.

Down Under Cruise & Dive Evolution is a large sleek modern vessel. Evolution provides a superior ride out to the Reef. And further more will take you to their exclusive Reef locations. And most importantly their Professional, friendly and attentive crew ensures a safe and enjoyable fun-filled experience.

10-minute Scenic Flight over The Great Barrier Reef

This package also includes an amazing 10 minute scenic helicopter flight.So you will be taking to the air with Nautilus Aviation from their pontoon from Hastings reef. Experience the sheer size and beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and gain a true appreciation of one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Sightings of manta rays, turtles and other marine life are not uncommon on the scenic flight. And if you’re flying with us in the winter months there is even a chance of spotting whales.

Intro Dive

Scuba diving in the outer Great Barrier Reef is one of the most amazing things to do in Cairns. You will discover the marine wonderland of the outer reef, with colourful fish, turtles, an array of coral and more!

Firstly Introductory dives are for those who are not certified and want to experience scuba diving on the Great Barrier Reef. 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.

During your introductory scuba dive, you will learn the basic skills required to dive down to a depth of up to 12 metres while accompanied by one of our experienced PADI qualified dive instructors. Further more the scuba dive experience lasts up to 20 minutes giving you time to feel comfortable and begin to enjoy your very first dive on the Great Barrier Reef. However the minimum age for introductory diving is 12 years old.

In conclusion Down Under Cruise & Dive is fun packed adventure for all ages from couples or the single traveller. Dont forget to bring the following hat, towel, swimsuit, drink bottle and most importantly sun screen. And you will be on your way to having a fantastic day.

Whats Included

  • 5 hours at the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 10 min flight over the Great Barrier Reef
  • 1 Intro dive, Snorkelling equipment & floatation devices included
  • Free lycra/sun-suit hire
  • Delicious bbq lunch including fresh fish, prawns, steak, vegetarian option and a variety of fresh salads. (special dietary catered for – contact reservations prior to travel)
  • Tea & coffee provided Glass of wine and a light snack on return
  • Further more experienced & professional dive instructors
  • Spacious air-conditioned modern lounges and stylish upper deck to relax in comfort


  • 7:15AM: Firstly Check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal – 1 Spence St, Cairns
  • 8.00AM: Evolution departs Cairns to its first location
  • 1 Intro dive
  • 11:30AM: Enjoy a BBQ buffet lunch onboard
  • 1:00PM: Evolution arrives at its second location for your 10-minute Helicopter Flight and more snorkelling
  • 3:00PM: Evolution departs for Cairns
  • 4:30PM: Evolution arrives back in Cairns

Extras: – Additional $20pp fuel levy and administration costs must be paid prior to travel direct to the tour operator

Return transfers – $18pp Cairns City, $25 Northern Beaches, $82pp (min 2) Port Douglas

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