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Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Mission Beach

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USD 130.93
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    What to Expect
    Enjoy your day on-board 'Reef Goddess' and cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef!

    8.30am & 9am - You will begin your adventure to the Great Barrier Reef from Wongaling Beach (Mission Beach) where you will board the Island Spirit.  Wear your swimmers. You have to walk through water, which reaches your knees, to board!

    A quick 10-minute transfer will land you onto beautiful Dunk Island where you will board 'MV Reef Goddess'. 'Island Spirit' is a fully enclosed custom built passenger transfer vessel designed specifically for a beach landing.

    9.30am - After introductions and safety briefing from your captain, depart from Brammo Bay at Dunk Island and head off to the east, sitting on 18 knots reaching your first reef location in under 1 to 1/2 hours.

    11am - In the water at your first Outer Great Barrier Reef location (Locations are determined on the day to suit weather conditions). You will have an hour to explore untouched reefs with the crew/guide on-hand to assist with your gear.  The free snorkel briefing will cover what to do and what not to do to ensure your safety and enjoyment at the reef.

    12pm - Depart for a 1/2 hour cruise to the second snorkel location and lunch preparation.

    12.30pm - Arrive at the second location where the ships captain will cook your BBQ lunch served alongside fresh prawns, salads and fresh tropical fruit.  After your well-earned lunch, onto the second snorkel and dive explorations.  Enjoy another hour of learning, seeing and experiencing one of the world's natural wonders.

    3pm - After more snorkelling or diving, your crew/guide will 'up anchor' and head for home back to Dunk Island.

    4.30pm - Take a transfer on-board the 'Island Spirit' for a quick trip to mainland Mission Beach.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Mission Beach Dunk Island Water Taxi Office
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Mainland Mission Beach
    • Tea & coffee
    • Fresh muffins
    • Face mask, snorkel, fins (stinger suits in season)
    • Free snorkel briefing and training
    • Dive equipment
    • Diving guide (A PADI professional)
    • Buffet lunch (BBQ, salads, prawns, bread rolls & fruit)
    • Kids club in the galley
    • Fuel surcharge
    • Landing and facility fees
    • Merchandise - hats & stubby coolers
    • Extra diving
    • Wetsuits
    • Go Pro cameras
    • Fully licensed bar on-board
    • Snacks
    • Reef tax $8
    • Sun protection
    • Towels
    • Swimsuits
    • A dry change of clothes
    • Cash for on-board sales
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Maximum is 10 people per booking
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 45 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    As a local I was pleasantly surprised at the reef, ( knowing about the cyclone damage in the past) . My American friends had a fantastic day. Beaver cay was very good. Lots of fish and the corals better than expected. Great to see regeneration...More

    Date of experience: October 2019
    Thank Custard1959
    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Yesterday I experienced a wonderful trip on the Reef Goddess to Beaver Cay on the Great Barrier Reef with divers and other snorkellers. Beautiful weather, very professional and experienced crew who gave me confidence as I hadn't snorkelled for many years. Morning tea, wonderful bbq...More

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    Nancy L, Owner at Mission Beach Dive, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

    Thank you so much for your review and for coming out with us!! It makes us happy to know that you enjoyed the day! Hopefully you can come again one day?!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    I took my two daughters aged 10 and 8. Staff were amazing. Helpful with snorkeling advice and knowledge of reef. Great trip to reef on boat with no other companies in site. I'd definitely recommend this company.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank 1Sezzie
    Nancy L, Owner at Mission Beach Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you so much!!! An absolute pleasure taking you and the kids out :) We are family run and family focused and that's the way uh huh uh huh we like it!! See you again xx

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Amazing experience !! everything was perfect, the crew members are very nice, the food was very good and the snorkeling was awesome, i really recommend it

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank sixtineD96
    Nancy L, Owner at Mission Beach Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Merci Sixtine! It was so great to meet you and the others and we are really happy that you enjoyed your day with us! Safe travels!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Good Family Charterboat business with friendly staff. Good helpful crew on the boat with safety of passengers in mind. Nice BBQ lunch & afternoon snacks on way back withan interesting island stop.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank MikeBarbara A
    Nancy L, Owner at Mission Beach Dive, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you! So happy that you enjoyed your day out with us and we hope that you can come again one day!!

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    2 July 2019|
    Response from TimL3912 | Reviewed this property |
    Hello Fleur, Please contact Mission Beach Reef and Dive, they will be able to confirm availability. Ph. +61 7 408 8240. Or you can book direct at their website or send and e-mail inquiry (trip advisor would not let me add... More
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