Airlie Beach: Outer Barrier Reef Snorkeling Day Trip

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Experience the beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands on a catamaran cruise from Airlie Beach. Enjoy local cuisine onboard and explore the underwater world while snorkeling.

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  • Snorkel the amazing corals of the Outer Great Barrier Reefs
  • Venture underwater to see marine life and search for humpback whales
  • Take in sweeping views of the Whitsunday Islands from onboard
  • Refuel with a buffet lunch along with morning and afternoon snacks
  • Travel in style on a fast, comfortable, and stable custom-built catamaran


Embark on a snorkeling adventure by catamaran from Airlie Beach. Witness the beauty of the world-famous corals of the Great Barrier Reef on an intimate and personalized experience that's perfect for family outings, couples on a romantic escape, or groups looking for adventure. Begin your day trip at the Coral Sea marina, where the catamaran will be waiting. Travel comfortably and at speed on an eco-designed boat, offering spectacular views of the stunning Whitsunday Islands on the way. Enjoy chef-prepared snacks, lunch, and drinks on the upper deck. Throughout the day, you will have the opportunity to marvel at the majestic underwater world of the coral reef at various snorkeling locations. In Winter, catch a glimpse of humpback whales if you are lucky. Experience the beauty of the natural world from the sun deck on the boat. At the end of the day, the boat will return you to the marina.


Day cruise Morning snack Afternoon snack Lunch Snorkeling equipment Lycra suits and wet suits (winter months only)

Important Information

  • Humpback whales can only be seen in the winter months The boat has an onboard toilet The order of locations visited may change from day to day, depending on the tides and weather conditions. Your crew will select the best snorkeling locations based on weather and visibility conditions The boat has been designed for stability and speed, so it is a good option for people concerned about seasickness For travelers who cannot swim, the skipper reserves the right to and may refuse snorkeling in the open water due to safety reasons

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