Cruise out / Fly back
Cruise out / Fly back

Cruise to Great Adventures’ Outer Barrier Reef Platform by luxury catamaran and return by helicopter


Great Adventures

Cruise to the Reef by luxury catamaran and return by helicopter

Travel by luxury catamaran to Great Adventures’ Outer Barrier Reef Platform.  Enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch and view the colourful marine life and magical coral gardens of the Great Barrier Reef from the underwater observatory and coral viewing vessels.
Return from the reef on a spectacular helicopter flight.  Look out for turtles, sharks and manta rays as you track back via the magnificent Rainforest coastline before touching down at the Cairns City Heliport in the centre of town.

Itinerary:

  • 10.30am: Catamaran departs the Reef Fleet Terminal
  • 3.15pm: Helicopter departs Outer Reef Platform
  • 3.40pm: Helicopter arrives at the Cairns City Helipad

Your day includes:

  • Transfer to the platform by luxury catamaran
  • Return scenic helicopter flight to Cairns
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch at the platform
  • Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour
  • Reef education presentation
  • Underwater observatory
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Guided Eco Reef talk in the underwater observatory
  • Afternoon tea and coffee whilst at the platform
  • Courtesy transfers – Cairns and the Northern Beaches