Reef Experience - All inclusive!

Outer Reef trip visit 2 sites

  • Free Breakfast, City transfers, levies &
  • Intro or Cert dive or Guided Snorkel
Inc. all levies & taxes

Reef Experience - All inclusive! Info


Reef Experience is the only "all inclusive" day tour visiting the Great Barrier Reef.  Spend 5 full hours with Reef Experience visiting 2 spectacular Outer Reef locations. Go snorkelling, try a scuba dive and come face to face with schools of tropical reef fish & amazing spectacular coral formations. Learn about the reef and enjoy a glass bottom boat tour. 

If it?s value for money you?re looking for, then Reef Experience has it all?

Why we like it?

  • FREE Certified OR Intro dive Or Guided Snorkel tour
  • FREE Glass bottom boat tour
  • FREE Cairns City hotel transfers
  • FREE BBQ breakfast roll on boarding
  • Unlimited snorkelling
  • Over 5 hours at two different outer Reef locations
  • Friendly & Professional Crew
  • Glass of wine, cheese & crackers on return journey


  • Board Reef Experience at Cairns Marlin Marina ('A' Finger) from 07:20am, the vessel departs at 08:00am and arrives back into Cairns approx 4:30pm.


  • Return hotel transfers from Cairns City
  • BBQ Breakfast roll and fresh tropical fruits
  • Over 5 hours at 2 Outer Reef locations - Breaking Patches, Saxon Reef, Norman Reef OR Hastings Reef.
  • Reef sites are determined on the day to ensure an optimal experience
  • Guided Snorkel (for those requiring assistance)
  • Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive
  • Snorkel / diving equipment & instruction
  • Wetsuits are available on-board free of charge
  • Sun cream is provided on-board free of charge
  • Marine Biologist reef presentation
  • Glass bottom boat tour & commentary (weather permitting)
  • Tropical buffet lunch - cold meats, healthy salads, tasty pastas & fresh fruit
  • Tea and Coffee all day (whilst vessel is stationary)
  • Reef tax/ fuel levy/ administration fees included
  • Complimentary wine, cheese & fruit platter on the return journey

Your Day:

  • 7.30am: Board Reef Experience for check-in
  • BBQ bacon and egg breakfast rolls prepared fresh
  • Assorted fruit platter.
  • 8.00am: Departure. Safety briefing and snorkelling demonstration.
  • 8.30am: Marine Biology Presentation.
  • 9.30am: Arrive at your first Great Barrier Reef Location for snorkelling, scuba diving activities and glass bottom boat tours*.
  • 12.00pm: Lunch is served
  • 12.45pm: Cruise to afternoon reef location for snorkelling, second scuba dives and relaxing.
  • 3.00pm: Complimentary wine, cheese, biscuits and fruit platters served.
  • 3.00pm: Depart the Great Barrier Reef for the journey back to Cairns.
  • 4.30pm: Approximate return arrival time.

Top Deck Club: For those looking for a journey to the reef with a touch of luxury, an upgrade to the exclusive Top Deck is a must

  • Minimum 2 people to operate
  • A personal valet for the day
  • A personal dive / snorkel guide
  • Plated Breakfast, lunch and afternoon tea
  • Australian wine on return journey

Optional Extras: 

  • 2nd Scuba Dive at afternoon reef location (first scuba dive included)
  • Professional underwater photographs taken on the day
  • Underwater digital camera hire
  • Marine Biology informative snorkel tour
  • Scuba guide for qualified scuba divers (guides are free for those who do not hold a scuba licence)
  • Prescription masks if required
  • Souvenirs: Great Barrier Reef T-shirts, hats etc.
  • Bus transfers to the marina for those staying outside the Cairns business area

What to Bring:

  • Cash or credit card for purchases of snacks from the bar 
  • Towel, hat, sunscreen, swimming gear, sunglasses
  • Proof of certification if you are a certified scuba diver.


  • No refunds on uncompleted dives.
  • You will be required to complete a medical questionnaire before participating in any scuba activities. Some medical conditions or medications may prevent you from scuba diving unless a current Queensland Diving Medical Certificate can be shown to the Dive Instructor. For example: heart disease, asthma, epilepsy or diabetes. The dive medical must be done to Australian Standard A4005.1
  • Certified Divers will be asked to provide proof of their qualification in the form of a divers license or divers logbook to the Dive Instructor on the day. For assistance with lost cards, please contact our office and we will endeavour to verify your diver rating prior to your tour. We reserve the right to refuse a Certified Dive to anyone who cannot prove their certification. In this instance, you may dive as a Resort Diver if medically fit to do so.
  • Please remember you need to allow 24 hours after scuba diving before flying or travelling to altitude.
  • Minimum age for trying scuba diving is 12 years.

GOOD NEWS! All payments made to Travstar do not incur a credit card surcharge.

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Reef Experience - All inclusive! Rates

All prices shown in Australian Dollars

Prices valid from now until 31 March 2023

Day Trip Adult Children Family Enquire
Certified Dive Adventure - 1 Cert Dive $205 n/a n/a Book
Introductory Dive Adventure - 1 Intro Dive $205 n/a n/a Book
Reef Experience Day Tour $205 $125 $535 Book
Snorkel Adventure inc. Cairns transfers $205 $125 $535 Book
Snorkel Adventure inc. Beach Transfers $227 $147 $613 Book

All prices shown in Australian Dollars

Prices valid from 01 April 2023 until 31 March 2024

Day Trip Adult Children Family Enquire
Reef Experience Day Tour $225 $145 $595 Book

Optional Extras

Prices valid from Prices valid from now until 31 March 2023

Top Deck upgrade $100
2nd Certified Dive $55


Child Age = 4-11 years

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