Dreamtime Dive and Snorkel

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Experience Co

Dreamtime Dive and Snorkel is a unique Great Barrier Reef day tour cruise experience, incorporating the world’s oldest living culture and some of Australia’s most amazing marine life. Traditional owners have passed down their Dreamtime stories over tens of thousands of years and now we bring them to you. Indigenous Sea Rangers share stories on Gunggandji sea country including the reef creation story as well as song, dance and music. On this day tour you will visit two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef sites, Milln and Flynn Reefs.

from $99

Insights into your experience

Enjoy one of Cairns’ most unique and exclusive Great Barrier Reef tours. Dreamtime Dive and Snorkel invites you to step back into the Great Barrier Reef’s Dreamtime with Indigenous Sea Rangers on a day tour to two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef sites, Milln and Flynn Reefs.

Snorkelers and divers will experience two premium outer reef sites. Enjoy a relaxing five hours to explore and gain a deeper cultural understanding of this diverse ecosystem and our Indigenous heritage.

During this day tour, you will meet the Indigenous Sea Rangers and learn about original clap sticks and fire poles. You will also experience live demonstrations of traditional dances and the didgeridoo.

Dreamtime Dive and Snorkel pride ourself on our commitment to sustainability and is Eco Certified.

Tour Itinerary:

07:30

  • Check-in inside the Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns.

08:00

  • Board boat and grab your complimentary snorkel and flippers
  • Depart Marlin Jetty Cairns
  • Safety briefing
  • Indigenous welcome and acknowledgment
  • Great Barrier Reef creation story
  • Enjoy morning tea

09:30

  • Arrive at Outer Great Barrier Reef 
  • Enjoy two pristine coral reefs 

12:30

  • Enjoy a hot and cold buffet lunch

15:00

  • Return snorkel, flippers, life jacket and lycra suits
  • Depart the reef
  • Enjoy afternoon tea whilst interacting with the Sea Rangers on board

16:30

  • Arrive back in Cairns

Inclusions

Afternoon tea
Boat
Lunch
Morning tea

You should bring

Camera
Hat
Spare clothing
Sunscreen
Swimsuit
Towel
Water bottle

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Things to know

This is a full day cruise departing from Cairns.

This experience is operating on Saturdays and Wednesdays, effective from 10th July 2020. There are some exceptions and additional dates available - please check the calendar for available dates.

Dreamtime Dive and Snorkel is operated by Reef Magic Cruises.

Cost includes:

  • Morning/Afternoon Tea.
  • Buffet lunch - Please advise on any allergies prior to the cruise. Vegetarian options available. 
  • Beverages - Tea, coffee and drinking water will be available free of charge throughout the day.
  • Equipment - All snorkelling equipment including personal flotation devices in adult/child sizes.
  • Wet suit and lycra suit use - Wet suits are 5mm with short arms/legs. Lycra suits provide fantastic sun protection and in season are useful in reducing the risk of jelly fish stings.
  • Informative commentary - On board marine biology presentation/talk en-route to the reef.
  • Fish feeding - Fish feeding and identification session with our marine biologist.
  • Deck amenities - Sunbathe on the boat, fresh water showers and bathrooms.
  • Reference materials on the reef.

Optional extras at additional cost may be pre-booked or you may prefer to wait until the day and speak with our crew who can suggest the best activities to suit your swimming ability. These include:

  • Introductory scuba-diving
  • Certified scuba-diving
  • Marine biologist guided snorkel experience
  • Marine biologist guided snorkel safari tour

Planning for your trip:

  • Bring extra cash or a credit card for any onboard purchases including optional activities, souvenirs, professional onboard photos and bar items.
  • Pack a hat, sunglasses, sun screen and a change of clothes.
  • If you are prone to motion sickness it is recommended to take preventative measures around 30 minutes prior to the boat departing. Natural ginger tablets and medicated Travel-Calm are available on board.

Meeting point

Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns

Location

Great Barrier Reef

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