Sunlover Cruises & Seawalker Special

Starting from: $AU312.00

Tour Overview

  • SPECIAL: Was $357Now 312 (Save $45.00)
  • Tour: Platform Reef Cruise & Seawalker
  • Departure location: Cairns
  • Ideal for snorkelling
  • Suitable for families
  • Number of passengers: 350
  • Number of reef sites visited: 1 site
  • Reef location(s): Moore Reef
  • Tour duration: 9:30am – 5:30pm
  • Travelling time to the reef: 1hr 45min
  • Time exploring the reef: 4 hours
  • Vessel type and size: Catamaran / 30m with 3 levels

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Sunlover Reef Cruises & Seawaler Special

Sunlover Cruises is a tour operator that takes visitors daily to see the beautiful Great Barrier Reef. They depart at 9:30am from Cairns Marina and travel to Moore Reef located 40 kilometers from Cairns. In this package deal a Seawaker (helmet diving) activity is also included for the day.

The day starts with travellers checking in at the Reef Fleet Terminal, boarding their fast, air-conditioned catamaran and cruising to their large pontoon (floating platform) where visitors spend the day and do the many available activities.

Sunlover Cruises is a great reef tour option for families with small children or non-confident swimmers who may not be able to snorkel. The spacious platform offers to all guests complimentary glass bottom boat coral viewing tours, semi-submersible tours, underwater observatory and fish feeding conducted along with an informative Reef Talk.

Also included for the day is morning tea, afternoon tea and a tropical buffet lunch with seafood, hot dishes, salads and tropical fruit.

Extra activities include:

  • Introductory diving (for clients who never dived before)
  • Certified diving (qualified divers)
  • Guided snorkel tours (a snorkel tour where an experienced guide stays and assists clients during their snorkelling activity)
  • Helicopter scenic flights (admire the reef from 2,000 feet above the reef where clients can see the beautiful reef colors and hopefully some marine life such as sea turtles, whales, sting rays etc. Great opportunity to take beautiful photos.)

» Please click here for further information on helicopter tours with Sunlover Cruises.

Whether guests want to get wet or stay dry, there are many activities available to enjoy during the day. Or It is the perfect place to relax, sit back and marvel at the serenity.

What's included in the main price

  • Travel on-board an air-conditioned catamaran
  • Seawaker (Helmet Diving)
  • Tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
  • Informative presentation hosted by a Marine Naturalist
  • Tropical buffet lunch
  • Semi-submersible tour
  • Glass bottom boat coral viewing tour
  • On-board touch tank
  • All snorkelling equipment
  • Fully enclosed kids pool
  • Underwater observatory
  • Fish feeding presentation
  • Freshwater showers and change rooms
  • Full bar facilities (items at an additional cost)
  • Introductory dive
  • Certified dive
  • Guided snorkel tour
  • Scenic helicopter flight
  • Coach hotel transfers
  • Wet suit ($10 hire on the day)
  • lycra suit hire ($5 hire on the day)

Tour Itinerary

Time Description
08:30-09:15 Check-in at the Sunlover Cruises desk inside the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street
09:30 Boat departs Marlin Jetty Cairns
Travel time is 1 hour & 45 minutes direct from Cairns on a fast stable motor catamaran
11:45 Boat arrives at Sunlover Cruises pontoon
Enjoy around 4 hours exploring the reef including the Seawalker
15:45 Boat departs Sunlover Cruises pontoon
Quick stop at Fitzroy Island to pick up passengers
17:30 Boat arrives back in Cairns
  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun screen
  • Dry change of clothes for the trip home
  • Extra cash or a credit card for any onboard purchases
  • Motion sickness tablet is recommended 30 minutes prior to the boat departing
  • Diving card and log book for certified divers

Please Note:
All Divers: In accordance with the Australian diving law, ALL DIVERS must complete a medical questionnaire on board, before diving.
Flying after diving: If only one dive is undertaken then a minimum of 12 hours is recommended before flying. If more than one dive is conducted in the day, an interval of 24 hours is recommended.This is not applicable for low helicopter flights over the reef.
Introductory Divers - NOTE: Certain medical conditions may prevent you from diving (e.g. Asthma, Heart Disease), please contact our office.
Introductory Dive & Sea Walker: Minimum age is 12 years.
Intro dive / Sea Walker / Heli Flight Specials:Child age is 4 – 15 years. Needs to be pre-booked and refund is not available.

Tour Prices

Rates & Tariffs

Season: 2017 - 2018 Rates Dates: 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018 Action
Cruise & Seawalker Package $312.00 per adult
$222.00 per child
Additional Extras Dates: 1st April 2017 - 31st March 2018
Return Coach Transfer (Cairns City) $19.00 per adult / $19.00 per child
Return Coach Transfer (Northern Beaches) $24.00 per adult / $24.00 per child
Introductory Diving $139.00 per adult / $139.00 per child
Certified Diving $95.00 per adult / $95.00 per child
Guided Snorkelling Adventure $49.00 per adult / $35.00 per child
Scenic Helicopter Flight (10 minute) $169.00 per adult / $169.00 per child

Age: Adult age: 15 yrs + / Child age: 4-14 years inclusive.
Family Price: 2 Adults & 2 Children.
Reef Tax: $10.00 is levied for all adults and children entering the Great Barrier Reef. This charge and other levies are INCLUDED in the cruise fares.

Booking fees: Tourism Cairns do not charge any booking fees.

Deposit and final payment: At Tourism Cairns clients are required to pay a deposit only at the time of booking. Final payment is to be completed 48 hours prior to departure or on the day of travel, depending on each tour operator's policy.

Cancellation by the traveller: If the tour is cancelled by the client up to 7 days prior to departure, a full refund is applicable. If the tour is cancelled by the client 7 days prior to departure, the deposit amount might be retained. If the tour is cancelled by the client 48 hours prior to departure, 100% cancellation fee may apply.

Booking amendments: If the date of a tour needs to be changed, Tourism Cairns must be notified in writing by the client up to 48 hours prior to the tour date.

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