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Sunlover Reef Cruises

Discover the real reef as you join Sunlover Reef Cruises luxury day cruise to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef by fast, air-conditioned catamaran. Departing daily from the Reef Fleet Terminal in the heart of Cairns, their Cruises offer the highest quality experience in discovering the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.
Sunlover Reef Cruises offers genuine value for money by providing complimentary inclusions such as delicious hot and cold buffet lunch with seafood, between four to five hours at the reef, glass bottom boat cruise, semi-submersible coral viewing, Marine Touch Tank, where you can touch some of the reef’s unique marine creatures, onboard reef ecology presentation by Marine Naturalist, children’s wading pool, all day snorkelling, including equipment, underwater observatory and afternoon tea.

Introductory and certified scuba diving, the world famous Seawalker Platform Helmet Diving*, guided snorkel tours and deluxe helicopter scenic flights are optional tours available too.

Whether you want to get wet or stay dry, there are numerous activities available for you to enjoy. Or simply just relax, sit back and marvel at the serenity.

Discover the real reef as you join Sunlover Reef Cruises luxury day cruise to the outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef by fast, air-conditioned catamaran.

Touring Options

Two Day Reef’n’Rainforest Package

This tour combines the Moore Reef and Outer Great Barrier Reef cruise with a day tour covering Skyrail, Kuranda Scenic Railway, Kuranda Village and Rainforestation Nature Park.

Seawalker Fantasy Package

When you’re holidaying with a friend, be sure to join Sunlover Cruises for the most romantic day on the Great Barrier Reef.

Sunlover Cruises will show you a real day to remember with this exclusive fantasy package. Cruise to the outer reef aboard their luxury air-conditioned catamaran, experience the world of the reef with Seawalker Platform Helmet Diving and meet the Captain on a day to remember at a price you can’t resist.

Moore Reef Cruise

Experience a fabulous day on the Outer Barrier Reef including a tropical island paradise. Combine two natural wonders into one memorable day. Enjoy up to four hours at the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

Activites and Experiences at Sunlover Reef Cruises

  • Cruising
  • Scuba-Diving Introduction and certified dives – optional extras.
  • Learning/Lessons/Tuition
  • Scenic Flight Helicopter scenic flight- optional extra.
  • Snorkelling Snorkelling at reef.
  • Swimming
  • Marine Animal watching Marine touch tank, underwater viewing theatre.
  • Water-based
  • Direct
  • Inbound
  • Retail
  • Wholesale
  • Car park Available at departure point.
  • Checkin Desk Located at departure point.
  • Public Transport Taxi and bus available at departure point.
  • Public phone Available at departure point.
  • Public toilet Toilets available to visitors at departure/arrival point.
  • Taxi rank Taxi rank located at departure point.
  • Waiting Area Waiting area provided.
  • Active
  • Adventure
  • Cruise
  • Diving
  • Eco Tourism
  • Marine
  • National Park
  • Nature based
  • Reef
  • Water based Swimming, snorkelling, diving.
  • World Heritage
  • Cantonese
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Japanese
  • Mandarin
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)
  • 18-35’s
  • Business/Trade/Corporate
  • Disabled
  • Family
  • Gay and Lesbian
  • Group
  • Romantic
  • Senior
  • Single
  • Wedding
  • Tourism Tropical North Qld
  • Sunlover Holidays
  • American Express
  • Cheques By Arrangement
  • Bankcard
  • Cheques Bank
  • Bartercard
  • Cash
  • Diners Club
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale
  • MasterCard
  • Australian Travellers Cheque
  • Foreign Travellers Cheques
  • Visa
  • Air-conditioning Air conditioned catamarans.
  • Commentary Reef Naturalist presentation.
  • Drop off Drop off guests to hotels on return to wharf.
  • Interpreter Service Crew speak a number of languages.
  • Meal Buffet lunch and morning tea provided.
  • Meet & Greet Staff ‘welcome’ and ‘goodbye’ service to guests.
  • Pickup Pick up guests and take to wharf.
  • Resource Material Brochures given out on board.
  • Toilet Toilets/change rooms on vessel.
  • Cruise Ship Two catamarans – ‘Tropic Sunbird’ and ‘Tropic Sunseeker’.
  • Glass Bottom Boat Glass bottom boat coral viewing tour.
  • Helicopter Scenic fights (optional extra) fly out/cruise back or cruise out/fly back (optional).

Accommodation In Cairns

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Where Are Australia's Best Islands?

Australia's Best Islands

Around the coast of Australia there are many amazing islands that are an unforgetable pleasure for all who visit. Naturally, the Great Barrier Reef dominates any list of great Australian islands, with pristine wonders like the Whitsundays, Dunk Island and Lizard Island. Further off the east coast is the spectacular Lord Howe Island and off the coast of South Australia is the unspoilt Kangaroo Island. See if you aggree with our selection of Australia's best island escapes.

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