Cruise Whitsundays – Great Barrier Reef

From AU $225
Location: Knuckle Reef
Cruise Whitsundays – Great Barrier Reef

Cruise Whitsundays have been operating for over 7 years most recently winning the 2011 Whitsunday Major Tourist Attraction award whilst being a finalist in several Queensland Tourism State Awards.

Cruise Whitsundays Reef Pontoon with the largest underwater viewing chamber and giant waterslide is located between Hardy, Hook & Line Reefs, serviced by the wavepiercer ship “Seaflight” – the largest vessel in the Whitsundays.

You can experience this all in a one day cruise – see information below.

10 Features

  • Visit World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef
  • Spend 4-hours on the Reefworld pontoon
  • Free use of snorkel equipment, tuition, floating guide ropes and Scuba Diving facility
  • Semi-submersible coral viewing tour and glass bottomed boat tour both with informative commentary
  • Large underwater viewing chamber
  • Pickup and drop off from Whitsunday Coast and Daydream Island accommodation
  • Includes morning tea, bbq lunch and afternoon tea
  • Fresh water showers and change rooms
  • A large sundeck with sun lounges, tables  and extensive shaded areas with boundless views of the surrounding reef systems
  • Also massage service and childrens swimming enclosures and giant twisting waterslide

Schedule Details

DepartsDaily from Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach
Start Time8am Boat
Duration10 hours (approx.)
Pick Up / Departure
  • Bus available from your Whitsunday Coast accommodation or designated bus stop.
  • Allow up to approximately 1 hour prior to Boat departure.
Drop Off / Return
  • Return Bus to your Whitsunday Coast accommodation or designated bus stop.

Tour and Pricing Options

Adult PriceAU $225
Child PriceAU $95 (5-15yrs)
Concession PriceAU $202.50 (seniors or students)

Families of 2 adults and 2 or more children receive 10% discount. So 2a2c AU $583.20 or 2a3c AU $672.30. A Backpackers & Independent Travellers price for a card such as Peterpans, YHA, ISIC, VIP, NOMADS or Base Card/s is available for AU $165.

Additional Information


  • Return Bus & Boat transfers, snorkelling equipment and tuition, snorkelling platform, snorkelling floating rope trails, childrens swimming enclosure, semi-submersible coral viewing boat, glass bottom boat, underwater viewing chamber, waterslide, freshwater showers & changerooms, buffet lunch.


  • Optional Scuba Diving available - from AU $99,
  • Optional guided snorkelling safari available - from AU $35,
  • 10minute Scenic helicopter flights over Great Barrier Reef including Heart Reef - from AU $120pp.,
  • Massage - from AU $25, Fly/Cruise or Cruise/Fly option available from AU $399pp.
  • All options payable directly.

Additional Info

  • Please bring towel, hat, sunscreen, swimming costume, camera and cash or credit card for drinks and souvenir purchases.
  • Please note, drinks, light refreshments, hats and souvenirs can be purchased on board the vessel.
  • Confirmation for this tour will be received at time of booking, unless booking within 7 days of travel date. In this case, confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability.
  • All diving activities permit adults aged 16 years and over.
  • Nearest airports: Fly into Proserpine Airport, known as Whitsunday Coast Airport (35km from Airlie Beach) or fly into Hamilton Island Airport.

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