Our destination, Upolu Reef, is a very beautiful location situated on the edge of the Outer Barrier Reef, and is teeming with a large variety of interesting marine life and a beautiful array of corals. In the sheltered lagoon you will see a multitude of; giant clams, turtles, sea stars and reef fish. This offers a perfect snorkelling or diving experience in warm clear protected waters. A complementary snorkel guide is available, which offers a fun and informative addition to the day’s exploration.
Adult Snorkel Trip (Ages 15+)+ $15 Levy
Child Snorkel Trip (14 Years or Under) + $15 Levy
Family Snorkel Trip (2 Adults & 2 Children)+ $60 Levy ($101.25 per person, 4 person minimum)
All persons travelling aboard Reef Daytripper to the Great Barrier Reef marine park are subjected to a $15.00 *levy. This charge is distributed accordingly: $6.50 EMC (Environmental Management Charge, $8.50 Port Authority, Administration, passenger levy and fuel charges)
Check in– 7.30am
Departs – 7.45am
Returns – 4.30pm aprox
Avoid the crowds and experience The Great Barrier Reef the way nature intended. No other operator in this category can offer you this superb personalised service. Join us, and our fun loving crew, for an amazing day on the Great Barrier Reef.
With just under four hours at Upolu Reef we aim to visit two sites, allowing plenty of time to snorkel dive or just relax on the boat and soak up the sun!
You may join our guided snorkel tour, in which, our dive professionals will aim to enhance your snorkelling experience by pointing out and explaining the many different marine species that local the reef, along with some migratory animals such as turtles, sharks and rays.
We give the option for you sign up for SCUBA diving on the day. All tuition, equipment and a guide are included in the price and, we can accommodate both certified and introductory diving. We aim to offer you unlimited time for dives, which means we won’t rush you at any point. This gives you; ample time to relax, adjust to the underwater realm and explore the wonders of the reef at your leisure.
Please note that certified divers are required to provide proof of certification, and a medical questionnaire; must be successfully completed by all candidates prior to diving.
Enjoy a professionally prepared catered lunch in the sun along with teas and coffees.
Why choose the Reef Daytripper?
- Small passenger numbers (20 max)
- Up to 4 crew per 20 passengers
- You are not a number!
- Casual and informative reef education provided
- Complementary guided snorkel tour provided
- Dive guide provided at no extra charge
- Plenty of time to relax and enjoy the scenery
- Eco-friendly tour – lowest carbon foot print of any Cairns operator
- Local owned and operated.
What to Bring
• Hat & Sunglasses
• 50+ sunscreen
• Travel calm (ginger tablets available on board)
• Certification card (certified divers)
• Money for any on board purchases
• Warm clothing for the end of the day.
You are also welcome to bring your own equipment for diving and snorkelling if you prefer, though, equipment hire is price inclusive.