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Calypso Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Port Douglas

  • Visit three snorkel/dive sites along the Agincourt, Opal, and Tongue Reefs
  • Incredible marine life: reef sharks, sea turtles, parrotfish, clown fish…
  • Tour for all abilities: snorkelers, first-time divers, and certified divers
Calypso Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise from Port Douglas
From US$ 177.41
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Cruise including snorkeling and all necessary equipment will be provided. Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. AU$6.50 EMC per person is payable on board.
US$ 177.41
Cruise & 1 Introductory Dive
Cruise & 1 intro dive. No experience required. All snorkel/dive equipment, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea included. AU$6.50 EMC pp is payable on board. Minimum age for diving is 12 yrs
US$ 225.46
Cruise & 1 Certified Dive
Cruise & 1 cert dive with a PADI dive master. All snorkel/dive equipment, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea included. Certification cards are required. AU$6.50 EMC per person is payable on board.
US$ 218.06
The Great Barrier Reef is one of the best places in the world for snorkeling and scuba diving. On this tour, set sail for the remote outer reefs and its renowned dive sites, and increase your chances of spotting rare marine life by stopping at three different spots. Opt for a guided or self-guided snorkeling excursion, try an introductory scuba dive, or enjoy a thrilling dive for certified divers only.
What to Expect

Your tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Port Douglas and a short transfer to the marina. Set sail for the Outer Reefs aboard a custom-built, snorkel-only vessel that allows you access to the remote outer reefs, including Agincourt, Opal, and Tongue Reefs.

As you arrive at the first site, the crew goes through basic snorkeling techniques and helps you get suited up for your first snorkel or dive. Depending on your experience level and the tour option chosen, either enjoy swimming and snorkeling around the reef; join an introductory dive in a small group of up to four, accompanied by a PADI-certified dive instructor; or take part in a certified dive in a small group of up to seven, accompanied by a PADI-certified dive master.

Back onboard, have a tasty morning tea as you cruise to the second destination. Here, enjoy a second dive, take part in a guided snorkeling excursion, or enjoy swimming and snorkeling at your leisure.

After working up an appetite in the water, refuel with a buffet lunch onboard before setting out for the third and final site of the day.

After a full day at sea, enjoy afternoon tea as you take in your last views of the Great Barrier Reef en route back to Port Douglas. On arrival at the cruise port, a driver takes you back to your hotel.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Great experience!

As exciting as a GBR visit is, there was a bit of nervousness from various family members about this particular activity. We had a novice scuba diver and two nervous snorkelers. Calypso was recommended by our hotel and by many on TripAdvisor. We first visited...More

Thank CamT211
Reviewed 2 days ago
Best Ever

Highly recommend a day out on the Calypso. The crew were amazing. I have done plenty of boat day trips and by far this was the BEST. The girls were very informative and professional making all onboard feel relaxed and safe. We snorkeld three different...More

Thank Hitcho
Reviewed 3 days ago
A Great Day Out and Memorable Experience

This isn’t a particularly cheap day out, but overall zI would say it is worth it, given the costs involved with the boat, equipment, crew and dinner. At 240 AUD it is not the most expensive of the operators running this type of excursion. I...More

Thank Parker J
Reviewed 4 days ago
Fantastic snorkelling and excellent crew on board.

We had such a great day snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef with Calypso. From the very beginning we were well informed of what was planned for the day. The staff were just incredible: professional, well informed, friendly and also very funny, but very serious...More

1  Thank 184Maxine
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Amazing day

We took this snorkeling tour on Calypso XII on August 7. Everything was very well organized and the group was not too large so that there was enough space for everyone. The boat was neat and clean and the offered equipment for snorkeling as well....More

Thank Erja R
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