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Duration: 9h 15m
Location: Green Island, Cairns, Australia | Cairns, Australia
Classic 54-foot (16.5-m) schooner sail to Green Island
Small group with maximum of 35 people for personalized tour
Engines are turned off enabling memorable sailing experience
Chance to snorkel in coral gardens with abundant marine life
Delicious tropical smorgasbord lunch onboard the sailboat
Guided sail to Green Island
4.5 hours on exclusive mooring in Great Barrier Reef
Morning and afternoon tea, coffee, and snacks
Glass of wine
Roundtrip transportation to and from Cairns or Northern Beaches hotels (if selected)
Get up-close to the Great Barrier Reef’s vibrant, biodiverse undersea universe during this excursion to idyllic Green Island. Sail aboard a classic schooner and bask in the unspoiled beauty of the Coral Sea before arriving at an exclusive mooring to snorkel the day away.
After arriving at the Reef Fleet Terminal, climb aboard the 54-foot (16.5-m) Ocean Free—a true stunner. With only 35 guests sharing her decks, you’re ensured maximum comfort and personalized attention. Sit back and enjoy a steaming cup of coffee as you set sail for the open seas.
Drop anchor at Pinnacle Reef and prepare to greet tropical fish, sea turtles, and starfish alike. Admire the palm-strewn beaches of Green Island—a mere 765 yards (700 m) away—as they beckon to your ship, then strap on your snorkeling mask and fins.
Take the plunge—feet first—and open your eyes to a variety of vivid sea life. From yellow-tailed fusiliers, to schools of spangled emperors, there’s plenty of underwater action to spy on. If you feel a bit more adventurous, sign up for a scuba diving session (surcharge applies), and—with a guided expert—descend to even greater depths.
Following a tropical smorgasbord lunch on deck you’re allotted leisure time to truly take in Green Island. Stroll the long white beaches or explore the island's native flora and fauna, with abundant bird species overhead. When it’s time to embark for a return cruise to Cairns, sip on a glass of wine and toast to an incredible day at the Reef.
Cancellation Policy: 4 days
Know before you book:
Children 3 and younger are complimentary.,
You do not need previous snorkeling experience.,
You should be mobile and steady on your feet.,
If you have limited mobility, you should not take part.,
If you wish to book a dive, you will be required to fill out a medical questionnaire to confirm your fitness level.,
If you have epilepsy, heart conditions, diabetes, or a history of asthma, you should not dive.,
Group rate applies to families of 2 adults and up to 2 children (ages 4–14).,
Check-in is 45 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.
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