Join us on this two-day reef and rainforest package!  It is a beautiful way to experience the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest

Day 1
Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Tour

When visiting Port Douglas visiting the Great Barrier Reef will undoubtedly be high on your list of things to see and do. Our Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Tour is the perfect scuba dive and snorkel day tour to the outer edge of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef!

On your Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef cruise, you have the choice to snorkel and (certified) scuba dive at three sites on Agincourt Reef. Part of the world-famous Ribbon Reefs, Agincourt Reef, is on the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef.

Meet The Locals!

Scuba diving or snorkelling at Agincourt Reef will allow you to come face to face with reef sharks, barracuda, turtles, Maori Wrasse, Parrotfish and Cuttlefish.

During May to September, the Port Douglas Great Reef Tour has a special permit allowing passengers to swim with the Dwarf Minke Whales if encountered.

Reef Itinerary

  • 0815 – Boarding at the Reef Marina, Port Douglas
  • 0830 –Depart the marina for the Outer Great Barrier Reef
  • 1020 – Arrive at your first Great Barrier Reef Location
  • 1130  – Arrive at 2nd location
  • 1200 – Lunchtime
  • 1330 – Arrive at 3rd location & afternoon tea is served
  • 1440 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef
  • 1615 – Approximately Arrival time at Port Douglas Marina

Inclusions

  • Three outer reef locations(weather permitting)
  • All snorkelling equipment (except wetsuits)
  • Free return coach transfers from your Port Douglas accommodation
  • Morning tea and coffee with muffins
  • Tropical buffet lunch with prawns, cold meats, salads and bread
  • Reef interpretation talk
  • Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist
  • Lycra suits & Flotation devices /Buoyancy aids
  • Freshwater showers
  • Prescription masks available
  • Afternoon tea and coffee with cake & fruit platter
  • Environmental Management Fee is included

Optional Extras

  • Certified Diving
  • Introductory Dive
  • Return Bus transfers from your Cairns City Accommodation
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Professional photographer service on board
  • Fully licensed bar

What To Bring

  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Voucher
  • Swimmers
  • Cash or credit card for extra purchases
  • Certification card for certified divers

Important Information for Scuba Diving

Safety Comes First!

We have a passion for showing you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.   The Queensland Government Code of Practice regulates us and comply with all regulations, including medical as is the law.

We strongly recommend that all passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire as some medical conditions, age and medications may prevent you from scuba diving.

It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Medical Questionnaire

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected],

Or you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no-decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive.  If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive.  We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible

Day 2

Dreaming Day Tour With Ngadiku Walk

Daintree Aboriginal Dreaming Day Tour will take you on a journey in heritage, ancient culture and traditions of the Kuku Yalanji people. Travel north of Port Douglas to Cooya Beach.

On this fun, exclusive day tour allows you to join an authentic Aboriginal cultural experience. You will learn to identify plants used for bush medicines. Learn traditional fishing and hunting and gathering techniques in the search for mud crabs, mussels and small fish.

You will experience a traditional smoking ceremony and a guided walk through at Mossman George. Immerse yourself in the lush rainforest of the World Heritage-listed Daintree Rainforest.

Dreaming Day Tour Itinerary

Cultural Walk and Talk

  • 0930 – Just north of Port Douglas is beautiful Cooya Beach which is a traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji people. Join one of the Kubirri Warra brothers Linc or Brandon on their beach, mudflat and mangrove walk. This unique coastal place has three diverse ecosystems which are all connected – beach, mangrove and coastal reef. Learn the traditional fishing and hunting techniques to catch your tucker (food). Your catch may include crabs, mussels and fish, cooked up for everyone to share with homemade damper on the balcony of the family home.
  • 1215 – Travel to Mossman Gorge Centre and while there you will feast on a delicious lunch infused with the local flavours and served at the edge of the rainforest. There is also time to explore the gallery, filled with artworks from prominent and emerging local artists of the area.

Step Back In Time

  • 1300 – You will be welcomed to Country at Mossman Gorge with a traditional smoking ceremony. This ceremony is conducted by Aboriginal people with specialised cultural knowledge to welcome people to their land. It is a spiritual cleansing, warding off evil spirits and ensuring that while you are on the traditional land of Kuku Yalanji people, you are accepted and honoured by them.
  • 1315 – After lunch, you will wander into the lush rainforest of the World Heritage Listed Daintree National Park – Mossman Gorge. Experience one of the world’s oldest and most beautiful rainforests with your guide. Walking across boardwalks, tracks and bridges that adorns spectacular waterfalls and mountain ranges. Your guide will explain the rich flora, fauna and diverse ecosystem of this amazing rainforest. We are privileged to be given access to an area of Mossman Gorge that most are not usually allowed to go. Ensure you bring your bathers, so you can make the most of the beautiful private swimming hole that is encased by rainforest.
  • 1530 – You will depart Mossman Gorge and head back down the coastal road to Cairns where your tour will finish
  • * Please note tour can operate in reverse depending on tide times.

Inclusions

  • 2 Hour coastal & mangrove walk
  • Traditional gathering, fish, spear throwing & handling
  • Catch land and sea bush tucker (food)
  • Eat your ‘Catch of the day’ with homemade damper (traditional Australian bread)
  • Welcome ceremony
  • Guided walk tour through Mossman George
  • Swim at our private watering hole at Mossman George
  • Lunch at Mossman George Centre
  • Return bus transfers

What to Bring

  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent,
  • Towel, swimming clothes
  • Camera
  • Bottle of water

 

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