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Great Barrier Reef Michaelmas Cay Full Day Catamaran Cruise and Activities Instant Confirmation

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Cruise through the crystal clear azure waters of the Great Barrier reef on a Catamaran to the white sandy beaches of Michaelmas Cay. Spend your day on the island while trying out fun ocean activities!

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Listen to the peaceful sound of the waves as you relax on the white sandy beaches of Michaelmas Cay. Spend an unforgettable day swimming or snorkeling in the famed Great Barrier reef to see an underwater fantasy created by the colorful marine wildlife. For an additional fare, try scuba diving to possibly catch a glimpse of whales or sea turtles!

Michaelmas Cay is a natural sandbar within the Michaelmas reef. Within the peaceful lagoon, you will find a garden of coral and various underwater creatures that will welcome you. Let your guide take you to the best spots to capture photos of the clear blue waters for a memorable experience.

Lunch(Subject to Change)


  • Tuna and mayonnaise seaweed roll, chicken and vegetables with sesame sauce.

  • Indian-style vegetarian tomato curry with white rice.

  • Ham, roast chicken, and shrimp.

  • Potato salad, pasta salad, coleslaw, green salad.



Catamaran Info

     
NameOcean Spirit 1 Max People 180
Length 32 meters Mast Height 32.3 meters
     
NameOcean Spirit 2 Max People 120
Length 24.9 meters Mast Height 39.6 meters
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Price
Tour Without Transfers
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 154.49
USD 154.49
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 81.13
USD 81.13
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 154.49
USD 154.49
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 81.13
USD 81.13
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Family discount of 2 adults x 2 children are eligible for the same family only.
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  • Duration: 9.5 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Life jacket / Lunch buffet / Admission / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Coral viewing on a semi-submersible / Lycra suit / Coffee or hot tea / A glass of sparkling wine
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:30 Check-in at Reef Fleeet Terminal and Exchange Voucher for Ticket
  • 08:00 Morning Tea
    Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tea on board the vessel while waiting for your cruise to depart.
  • 08:30 Departure from Cairns
    5 Upon departure, you will get a quick introduction on board about snorkeling and other necessary information. The boat will dock at approximately 300 meters from shore upon arrival and you will transfer to a different boat to go ashore.
  • 10:30 Michaelmas Cay
    16 Spend your time freely at the gorgeous paradise island of Michaelmas Cay. Simply relax on the sandy beaches or snorkel, go bird watching, explore the beaches and even try scuba diving (an additional fare is needed).
  • 14:30 Afternoon Tea while Departing to Cairns
    After a fun time at Michaelmas Cay, it is time to depart. On your way back, take a break with a cup of tea or enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. (You may ask to exchange your drink for a sparkling wine cocktail, orange juice or a non-alcoholic drink.)
  • 17:00 Tour Ends at Reef Fleeet Terminal
Add-ons:
Introductory diving + USD 93.12
Introductory diving + USD 93.12
Guided snorkeling(Adult) + USD 46.56
Guided snorkeling(Adult) + USD 46.56
Guided snorkeling(Child) + USD 23.99
Guided snorkeling(Child) + USD 23.99
Guided snorkeling (2 Adults and 2 Children) per group + USD 117.11
Guided snorkeling (2 Adults and 2 Children) per group + USD 117.11
Only for groups of 2 adults and 2 children in the same family.
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Transfers from Cairns
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 174.95
USD 174.95
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 94.53
USD 94.53
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 174.95
USD 174.95
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 94.53
USD 94.53
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Family discount of 2 adults x 2 children are eligible for the same family only.
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Please note that transfers are not available to and from Palm Cove and Northern Beach area. If you need transfers from those areas, please book the "Tour with Transfers from Palm Cove and Northern Beach" plan.
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9 - 11 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Life jacket / Lunch buffet / Admission / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Coral viewing on a semi-submersible / Lycra suit / Coffee or hot tea / A glass of sparkling wine
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:00-08:00 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Cairns
  • 08:00 Morning Tea
    Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tea on board the vessel while waiting for your cruise to depart.
  • 08:30 Depart Cairns
    5 Upon departure, you will get a quick introduction on board about snorkeling and other necessary information. The boat will dock at approximately 300 meters from shore upon arrival and you will transfer to a different boat to go ashore.
  • 10:30 Michaelmas Cay
    16 Spend your time freely at the gorgeous paradise island of Michaelmas Cay. Simply relax on the sandy beaches or snorkel, go bird watching, explore the beaches and even try scuba diving (an additional fare is needed).
  • 12:00 Buffet Lunch
  • 14:30 Afternoon Tea while Departing to Cairns
    After a fun time at Michaelmas Cay, it is time to depart. On your way back, take a break with a cup of tea or enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. (You may ask to exchange your glass of sparkling wine for orange juice and sparkling wine cocktail or a non-alcoholic drink.)
  • 17:00-18:00 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Cairns
Add-ons:
Introductory diving + USD 93.12
Introductory diving + USD 93.12
Guided snorkeling(Adult) + USD 46.56
Guided snorkeling(Adult) + USD 46.56
Guided snorkeling(Child) + USD 23.99
Guided snorkeling(Child) + USD 23.99
Guided snorkeling (2 Adults and 2 Children) per group + USD 117.11
Guided snorkeling (2 Adults and 2 Children) per group + USD 117.11
Only for groups of 2 adults and 2 children in the same family.
Package detail / Schedule
Tour with Transfers from Palm Cove and Northern Beach
1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 179.89
USD 179.89
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 95.24
USD 95.24
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Instant Confirmation USD 0.00 USD 0.00
USD 0.00
USD 0.00
Total:
*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 15 & over)
USD 179.89
USD 179.89
Child (Age 4-14)
USD 95.24
USD 95.24
Infant (Age 0-3)
free
free
Family discount of 2 adults x 2 children are eligible for the same family only.
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  • Duration (incl. transportation): 10.5 - 12 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: Life jacket / Lunch buffet / Admission / Environment protection fee / English-speaking guide / Snorkeling equipment (snorkel, mask & fins) / Coral viewing on a semi-submersible / Lycra suit / Coffee or hot tea / A glass of sparkling wine
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 07:00-07:30 Pick-up from Select Hotels in Palm Cove and Northern Beach Area
  • 08:00 Morning Tea
    Enjoy a complimentary cup of coffee or tea on board the vessel while waiting for your cruise to depart.
  • 08:30 Depart Cairns
    5 Upon departure, you will get a quick introduction on board about snorkeling and other necessary information. The boat will dock at approximately 300 meters from shore upon arrival and you will transfer to a different boat to go ashore.
  • 10:30 Michaelmas Cay
    16 Spend your time freely at the gorgeous paradise island of Michaelmas Cay. Simply relax on the sandy beaches or snorkel, go bird watching, explore the beaches and even try scuba diving (an additional fare is needed).
  • 12:00 Buffet Lunch
  • 14:30 Afternoon Tea while Departing to Cairns
    After a fun time at Michaelmas Cay, it is time to depart. On your way back, take a break with a cup of tea or enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine. (You may ask to exchange your drink for a sparkling wine cocktail, orange juice or a non-alcoholic drink.)
  • 18:00-19:00 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Palm Cove and Northern Beach Area
Add-ons:
Introductory diving + USD 93.12
Introductory diving + USD 93.12
Guided snorkeling(Adult) + USD 46.56
Guided snorkeling(Adult) + USD 46.56
Guided snorkeling(Child) + USD 23.99
Guided snorkeling(Child) + USD 23.99
Guided snorkeling (2 Adults and 2 Children) per group + USD 117.11
Guided snorkeling (2 Adults and 2 Children) per group + USD 117.11
Only for groups of 2 adults and 2 children in the same family.
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
  • All Packages
    • Guests may not fly within 24 hours of a two-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness.
    • Guests may not fly within 12 hours of a one-tank scuba dive due to the high risk of decompression sickness. 
Required Items to Bring & Attire
  • All Packages
    • Printed VELTRA voucher
    • Wear swimsuit under clothing
Requirement(s) - Others
  • All Packages
    • It is recommended to call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity if the weather is not looking well. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • The menu is subject to change without notice.
    • Please look after your own valuables. There are no lockers or safety boxes available.
    • For those who wish to go diving, a quick medical check will be done on the boat. Depending on the results, you may be refused from diving for safety reasons.
    • Smoking is prohibited on board.
    • It is advised to take motion sickness preventative if you are prone to getting sea sick.
    • Participants with diving license may opt for a fan diving experience for an additional 132 AUD, payable on site. Please inform the staff on the day of the activity (subject to availability).
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made between 07:00 local time, 3 business days to 07:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 50% of the total amount.
  • Any cancellations made after 07:00 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 9 - 12 hour(s)
Availability Daily
Meal Lunch buffet

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