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Reef Magic Marine World:

Marine World pontoon on the Outer Reef offers a full range of facilities and activities on-board.  The pontoon is a large stable structure based at Moore Reef with extensive undercover and seating areas. 

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What makes it Great?

  • 5 hours at Marine Word reef activity platform
  • FREE Semi Submarine coral viewing tours (not operating due to covid)
  • FREE Glass Bottom Boat coral viewing tours
  • Great Barrier Reef presentation by Marine Biologist
  • Fish feeding and identification with Marine Biologist
  • Family Friendly
  • Suitable for non-swimmers
  • Excellent snorkelling
  • Plenty of room on pontoon
  • Wheelchair accessible

Included in your day:

  • Semi-Submarine & Glass Bottom Boat
  • Marine Biologist presentations
  • Underwater reef viewing observatory
  • Infant safety swimming enclosure
  • Dedicated snorkel supervisor
  • Unlimited snorkelling with all snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel, fins)
  • Wet suit or Lycra Suit 
  • Hot/cold tropical buffet lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Filtered drinking water
  • FREE Wi-Fi on-board Reef Magic
  • German and French speaking crew on-board daily

Departs: Daily 

  • 08:00-08:30: Check-in inside Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, at the Reef Magic counter
  • 09:00: Depart Cairns Marlin Jetty, fast 90 minute vessel transfer direct to the Outer Reef
  • 10:30: Arrive at the Marine World Outer Reef activity platform
  • 5 hours activity time at the reef
  • 15:30: Depart the reef and return to Cairns
  • 17:00: Return back to Cairns Marlin Jetty
  • Hotel Transfers are not included, however can be added at an additional fee

Trip Features:

  • Trip can take up to 200 people
  • Spacious Sundeck with lounges and shaded areas
  • Infants safety swimming enclosure
  • Change Rooms, fresh water rinse showers
  • German & French Speaking Crew daily

Additional Costs: 

  • Introductory Diving
  • Certified Diving 
  • Helmet Dive
  • Guided snorkelling tours
  • Adventure Snorkel Safari
  • Heli Flights
  • Souvenirs & drinks from the bar
  • Prescription Lens magnification 1.5 to -8  | $5 hire ($100 refundable deposit)
  • Dive/Snorkel photographer (prints from $15)
  • Lockers for personal items ($2/locker)

SEABOB:  An electric powered jet that helps you manoeuvre while you are snorkelling.  SEABOB is very easy to use with simple body control.  Environmentally friendly almost silent operation mode.  Approx. 30 minute guided tour

Helmet Diving:  Scuba-style experience to a depth of 3m without getting your head wet!  Suitable for the non-swimmer. 

Guided Snorkel Tours:  approx. 30 minutes.  Perfect for the beginner snorkeler. Join the Marine Naturalist in small groups and learn more about the reef.  Explore sheltered coral lagoon with expert snorkelling assistance and instruction available at all times.

Adventure Snorkel Safari:  approx. 50 minutes.  Suitable for snorkelers who are comfortable in the water, you have the opportunity to explore even further utilising a dedicated snorkel boat.  Drift snorkel the spectacular outer reef wall with a Marine Biologist. The extensive coral formations and huge schools of fish have to be seen to be believed

Heli Flights: 
Spectacular scenic helicopter flight from Moore Reef Pontoon 

Fly/Cruise, Cruise/Fly:  Courtesy transfers ex Cairns and Northern Beaches.  Marine World cruise with scenic helicopter flight to or from Marine World ex Cairns.  1 way Heli, 1 way catamaran.  Approx 25 min flight.   Accurate passenger weights are requested at time of booking for all helicopter passengers.

Scuba Diving: 
Certified Diving: 
Professional dive guide, All equipment, wet suit & use of dedicated dive tender vessel.  Up to 3 uniquely different dives in a day

Introductory Diving:  No experience necessary.  All equipment provided.

PLEASE NOTE:  Dive Conditions
All diving is subject to successful completion of an on-board medical questionnaire.  Certain medical conditions (ie: asthma) and some
medications may exclude individuals from diving. The minimum legal age for diving is 12 years. All divers under 18 years of age must have
parent/guardian consent. Certified Divers must produce Certification Card. Please note, it is recommended to leave at least 12-24 hours
between diving & flying with the time period dependant on depth, duration and number of dives.

What to bring:

  • Swimmers, towel, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses
  • Cash/credit for on-board purchases.

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