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Sunlover Full Day Arlington Reef Tour

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  • Arlington Reef Full Day Tour
  • 4 Hours on the Outer Barrier Reef
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Sunlover Full Day Arlington Reef Tour Info

SUNLOVER CRUISES FULL DAY ARLINGTON OUTER REEF TOUR:

Join Sunlover Cruises for a memorable full day trip to their beautiful brand new Reef location and pontoon at Arlington Reef.  This site has been left untouched by any commercial operation for 15 years.  Departing at 10.30am and returning at 5.00pm this full day trip includes 4 hours at the Outer Barrier Reef pontoon (floating platform), with many activities available. 

Please note: the full day tour is only available from the busy Christmas period (22/12/17 - 04/01/18) and  Chinese New Year Holiday (09/02/18 - 24/02/18)

What makes it Great?

  • Full Day Outer Reef at Arlington Reef
  • 4 hours at Outer Reef Pontoon
  • Underwater observatory


Departures:
Make your way to the Reef Fleet Terminal on 1 Spence Street, Cairns.
Check-in starts from 09.30am and closes at 9.45am for an 10.30am departure.  Arrives back in Cairns at 5.00pm


Inclusions:

  • Travel to the reef on-board air-conditioned catamaran
  • Free tea and coffee on boarding the vessel
  • 4 hours at the outer reef
  • Full buffet lunch
  • Marine naturalist presentation
  • Glass bottom boat 
  • All snorkelling equipment and expert instruction
  • Snorkelling enclosure with rest and view station
  • Fully enclosed kids pool - The kids can swim in a safe, enclosed environment and still get to experience the Great Barrier Reef, as fish can swim inside the enclosure.
  • Touch tank to experience unique marine life up close
  • Underwater observatory
  • Fish feeding presentation
  • Freshwater showers and change rooms
  • FREE WI-FI on board vessel
  • EMC (reef tax)

Full Day Arlington Reef Tour
After check-in at the Reef Fleet Terminal, Sunlover Reef Cruises air-conditioned Catamaran departs Cairns Marina promptly at 10.30am and cruises to our pontoon on the Outer Barrier Reef. Guests have 4 hours on the pontoon to experience the reef from many aspects.

OPTIONAL EXTRAS (Charges Apply):

  • Certified Scuba Diving
  • Introductory Scuba Diving
  • Seawalker Helmet Diving
  • Guided Snorkel Tours
  • Scenic Heli Flights
  • Transfers from accommodation in Cairns, the Northern Beaches (Trinity Beach and Palm Cove)
  • Prescription Lenses available for $5 hire with $50 deposit
  • Locker hire (wallet size) $6
  • Stinger Suit hire $5
  • Wet Suit hire $10
  • Full bar facilities

Optional Extras - Description

Guided Snorkel Tour:
Professional marine naturalists guide guests on a 30-minute tour, showcasing the reef and its unique marine life. A small group adventure providing guest the opportunity to learn a myriad of facts about this amazing coral and marine life. Maximum 6 guests per snorkel tour. Suitable for non-swimmers. Children at parents’ discretion.

Sea-walker Helmet Dive:  No experience necessary
Seawalker has been designed to introduce people to the excitement of the underwater world, even without any prior dive knowledge or experience, fully guided by one of our qualified Seawalker diving instructors. Unlike traditional scuba diving, Seawalker enables guests to breathe through their nose and mouth. First class equipment and a maximum of six people per instructor ensure this is safe and fun for all. Suitable for non-swimmers. Please note age and medical restrictions apply to diving activities. Minimum 12 years. A medical questionnaire must be completed.

Introductory Dive:  No experience necessary
All of our instructors are PADI qualified and experienced. Sunlover Reef Cruises offers a range of unique dive locations, with each dive tailored to suit guest’s level of confidence and expertise. First class equipment and a maximum of four people per instructor ensure this is safe and fun for all. Age and medical restrictions apply to diving activities. Minimum 12 years. A medical questionnaire must be completed. 2nd Dive available on request on board.

Certified Dive:
All dives are escorted by our highly experienced crew ensuring an unforgettable Outer Reef experience. Divers must present log book or licence card.

Note: All divers and Seawalker must complete a medical questionnaire/declaration on-board. A history of asthma, heart conditions and/or other medical conditions or medications may prohibit scuba diving. If medical is failed onboard no refund will be given for Seawalker or dive options. Guests are advised to review medical checklists/requirements with their booking agent prior to booking. Minimum age is 12 years. For all guests aged between 12 and 17 inclusive that dive; written permission is to be signed by a parent or guardian prior to the activity.  Medical checklist for Seawalker & Scuba Diving.

Helicopter Transfer Options:
Fly/Cruise OR Cruise/Fly:

Sunlover Cruises offers a fantastic option for a shorter day and to experience the best of both worlds: the reef from above and below!  

Enjoy a half day outer reef experience with Sunlover Reef Cruises in conjunction with an exciting and breathtaking
5-minute scenic flight with Nautilus Aviation. Nautilus will pick you up from the Sunlover pontoon and take you away for a fantastic bird’s eye view over the Great Barrier Reef as it stretches off into the horizon.

Enjoy a half day outer reef experience with Sunlover Reef Cruises in conjunction with an exciting and breathtaking 10-minute scenic flight with Nautilus Aviation. Nautilus will pick you up from the Sunlover pontoon and take you away for a fantastic bird’s eye view over the Great Barrier Reef as it stretches off into the horizon.

Fly/Fly:  Return transfers included from hotel to the Nautilus hanger at Cairns General Aviation - only 20 minutes from the Cairns CBD. 

Fly/Cruise Departure: Return transfers included from hotel to the Nautilus hanger at Cairns General Aviation - only 20 minutes from the Cairns CBD. Departure and Return times to be confirmed on booking.

Cruise/Fly: Enjoy the journey on Sunlover’s fast catamaran departing at 8.00am from the Cairns Marina. On the return, take to the air for a spectacular 20 minute helicopter journey over the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef – Departure and Return times to be confirmed on booking.

Weight Restrictions: 
Passenger’s individual weight MUST be advised at time of booking. If a weight variance of more than 10% is determined upon check-in, Nautilus Aviation reserve the right to charge a 100% cancellation fee.



Multi-lingual staff members: 
Sunlover does have Chinese, Korean, Japanese and other language speaking crew members onboard.


What to Bring:
Simply pack a bag as if you were going to the beach.

  • Hat & sunscreen (SPF 30+)
  • Sun protective clothing, like a t-shirt or rash vest
  • Swimming costume
  • Beach towel
  • Cash for drinks at the bar (soft drinks, beer, wine)
  • Credit card for on-board shopping and optional adventures
  • Camera

GREAT NEWS! All payments made to Travstar do not incur a credit card surcharge.