Reef Experience Snorkel & Dive Tour

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Reef Experience is in licensed to take 155 people to the Great Barrier Reef we cap those number at 100 for greater customer comfort. With the COVID Business plan in place, the passengers numbers have been reduced to 60 people maximum a day.

What’s Included in your day trip

  • All snorkel and scuba dive equipment hire is included in your trip along with one free scuba dive!*
  • Unlimited morning and afternoon snorkelling at two reef locations. Non-swimmer snorkel tours are also included throughout the day for those who require assistance in the water.
  • Glass bottom boat tours are a great way to witness life beneath the waves. (Glass bottom boat tours are weather permitting).
  • Breakfast bacon & egg rolls, lunch and afternoon tea, wine and biscuits are served. Dietary requirements will be met; please advise upon booking. All food is locally sourced and prepared fresh by our onboard chef.
  • The interactive Marine Biology Presentation is a great way to learn about the marine life from our resident, onboard expert as you journey to your first reef destination.

For those staying in the Cairns Business District area, bus transfers to and from your accommodation to the boat are included in your day trip.

Unlike other operators we include mandatory reef tax and fuel levies for visiting the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in the trip cost, so there won’t be extra hidden charges on the day.

Tea & coffee served throughout the day except during journey times.
Sun cream is provided onboard free of charge.

What to bring:

Cash or credit card for purchases of snacks from the bar / souvenirs for sale onboard, underwater camera hire or additional scuba dives.Towel, sun hat, swimming clothes, sunscreen. Wetsuits are available onboard free of charge. Proof of certification if you are a certified scuba diver.

Optional extras

  • 2nd Intro dive ($65)
  • 2nd Certified dive ($55)
  • Guided dives ($15)
  • Marine bio guided snorkel tour ($25)
  • Prescription masks ($10)


Moreton Island Day Tour ex Brisbane

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Moreton Island is a unique paradise of golden beaches, rolling surf and beautiful fresh water lakes.

The Moreton Island 1-Day Scenic Tour is suited to adventurers of all ages who want to explore and discover the beauty of Moreton Island headlands, lakes and hidden beaches. Explore the rich history of the indigenous clans & first European settlers of the island, & enjoy the off road adventure in our 4WD buses on this island with untamed tracks & beaches.

  • Pick-up and drop-off at Brisbane Coach Terminal, Parkland Crescent, Brisbane CBD
  • Enjoy a beautiful cruise across the magnificent Moreton Bay on the MiCat Ferry with comfortable cafe and bar facilities (BYO)
  • Photograph the Tangalooma Shipwrecks and Western Beaches
  • 4WD along the magnificent Eastern Surf Beach looking for Pipis
  • Soak in the naturally bubbling Champagne Pools
    Stop and visit the beautifully romantic “Honeymoon Bay” and “North Point”
  • Try some traditional bush tucker as eaten by the indigenous people found on the growing island (seasonal & only when available)
  • Try some indigenous body painting using traditional methods
  • 4WD in our awesome 4WD buses to the stunning “Cape Moreton”.

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Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure

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Cruise along the Adelaide River on this Jumping Crocs & Nature Adventure tour and learn about the Crocodiles, their territorial habits and their value to the ecosystem. Watch the crocodiles jump out of the water and show you their hunting techniques. Visit the Wetlands Wildlife Cent…

Cruise on Adelaide River. Get up-close to the prehistoric crocs. Watch them jump for their food. Windows on the Wetlands Visitor Centre. Visit Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve.

Inclusions

  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle

Sights

  • Jumping Crocs


Litchfield Park Tour And Jumping Crocodile Cruise (1 Day)

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Small groups and knowledgeable local guides. Stunning waterfalls and cool swimming. Abundant wildlife, giant termite mounds and breathtaking scenery. Get right away from the crowds and big coach tours on this Litchfield Park Tour And Jumping Crocodile Cruise.

And… because we know you want to see crocodiles as well, this Litchfield Park Tour And Jumping Crocodile Cruise will take you on our private boat on the Adelaide River where you can see the big ones – the really big ones!

What’s Included?

  • 6am pick up from your CBD accommodation or pick up points in Darwin CBD
  • Small group – max 20 passengers
  • Experienced Tour Guides
  • Expert commentary
  • Lots of photo opportunities
  • Snacks along the way!
  • Batchelor Township
  • Huge Termite Hills
  • BIG BUSH LUNCH! – selection of cold meats & salads
  • Swimming (noodles & snorkelling equipment provided)
  • Wangi Falls
  • Buley Rock Hole
  • Florence Falls
  • Wildlife & Jumping Crocodile Cruise on the Adelaide River (max 20 pax)
  • Air-conditioned transport
  • Return approx 6pm

We Provide …

  • A BIG bush lunch,
  • snacks,
  • fresh water all day,
  • diving masks,
  • snorkel & noodles,
  • wildlife and jumping crocodile cruise and
  • an AWESOME DAY you will never forget!


Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls

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Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls are located within the amazing Nitmiluk National Park and is filled with rugged landscapes, thundering waterfalls and spectacular flora and fauna.

Travel past former WWII airstrips en route to Adelaide River. Stop briefly at the War Cemetery, and continue to Edith Falls for a swim in the waterhole beneath (conditions permitting). After lunch, join a two-hour scenic cruise through Katherine Gorge. Explore the Nitmiluk Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.

Inclusions

  • Katherine Gorge Cruise & Edith Falls
  • Buffet Lunch
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

Sights

  • Edith Falls – Katherine Gorge


2.5hr Corroboree Billabong Wetland Cruise Tour with Lunch

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Home to a huge variety of animals, birdlife & also boasting the largest concentration of Saltwater Crocodiles in the world, these pristine wetlands are a nature lovers paradise.

Only 75 – 90 minutes drive from Darwin on your way to/ back from Kakadu National Park is a wetland experience not to be missed.

Our 2.5 hour cruise allows time to really explore the wetlands without any rush. Discover the quieter sections of the billabong as we meander through the various interconnecting channels viewing crocodiles and beautiful birdlife.

The wetlands “best locations” are constantly changing throughout the season. Having lunch on-board the vessel allows us the flexibility to select the most suitable location where you can enjoy a delicious lunch surrounded by nature at its very best (sometimes beside a crocodile). Lunch consists of a selection of sliced meats, bread and a delicious salad with optional dressing. Iced water is provided.

Even though this cruise is operating during the warmer part of the day, there is still usually plenty of opportunity to view wildlife

The birdlife at Corroboree Billabong is prolific and you will see a huge variety of species during your cruise, including White-bellied Sea Eagles, Black Neck Storks (Jabiru), Jacanas, Herons, Ibis, Bee-eaters, Honeyeaters,Flycatchers, Darter, Kingfishers and many more.

The access road to Corroboree Billabong adjoins the Arnhem highway 1km East of Corroboree Tavern. There is a further 20km to go from the turn off and the last 4 km of the road to the cruise is a well maintained unsealed road.

For people who do not wish to drive on an unsealed road, we offer a shuttle service from Corroboree Tavern that meets all cruises. The shuttle departs 30 minutes prior to the cruise times and costs an additional $10/Adult & $5/Child return. Bookings essential. Please select lunch cruise with shuttle if you would like this option.


Kakadu Wilderness Escape from Darwin + Crocodile Cruise

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This fare price is for a Day Tour plus Jumping Croc Cruise. Departing at 7:30 AMReturning at 7:30 PMDuration 12:00 Hrs

TOUR CODE:KDC-B

OPERATES:Daily (May-Nov) / Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun (Dec-Apr)

DEPARTS: 07:30am

RETURNS: 19:30pm

TOUR DURATION: 12 Hours

MAIN PICKUP LOCATION & TIME: Travelodge Resort Darwin, 64 Cavenagh St, Darwin City NT 0800.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Kakadu National Park is one of four Australian sites included on the World Heritage List for exceptional natural and cultural values
  • Explore floodplains of Ubirr, home to important Aboriginal rock painting sites thousands of years old
  • Visit the infamous Cahills Crossing to safely spot saltwater crocodiles from the viewing platform
  • Learn about Kakadu at the Bowali Visitor Centre with time to view and purchase local arts and artefacts
  • Get your heart racing with a close encounter with an apex predator on the Adelaide River onboard the Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise
  • Shhh… there’s a secret in every tour!

ITINERARY:

Join us on the adventure of a lifetime as we uncover the very best Kakadu has to offer.

We leave tropical Darwin travelling through the rich floodplains towards Kakadu National Park, this 20,000 square kilometre area is teeming with wildlife, important Aboriginal rock art sites, and diverse landscapes.

Our first stop of the day is an optional Jumping Croc Cruise on the Adelaide River or a visit to the Fogg Dam Conservation Centre. The traditional lands of the Limilngan-Wulna people (who are active in the reserve’s management) are one of the most spectacular places to explore the diverse wildlife of the Top End, home to numerous species of birds, turtles, water pythons and of course the iconic Saltwater Crocodile.

We’ll stop in at the Bowali Visitor Centre to learn more about the rich indigenous culture and history of this special place and break for lunch (at own expense).  We’ll visit the famous Cahills Crossing in search of crocodiles at this eye opening stretch of water, the only road access point between Arnhem Land and Kakadu National Park.

Visit the World Heritage Listed, sacred site Ubirr rock art. Home to some of the oldest and best preserved rock art galleries in the world. Dating back some 20,000 years and discover the hidden secrets with a guided walk. Meals: n/a. Driving Distance:  600 km. Walking Distance: ~3km / 4km.

*This itinerary schedule is interchangeable during seasonal weather fluctuations or during park closures due to traditional land owner ceremonies.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Jumping Crocodile Cruise entry ticket
  • Kakadu Park Pass entry fee included
  • World Heritage Listed Site entry
  • Guided bush walks
  • Australian wildlife sightings
  • Accredited outback driver guide
  • Air-conditioned mini coach travel
  • Comprehensive tour commentary
  • Inner city pick up and drop off service

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Any meals not indicated
  • Travel insurance recommended
  • Personal expenses

WHAT TO BRING:

Refillable water bottle – 1L, hat, sunglasses & sunscreen, comfortable hiking shoes, all-weather clothing, tropical strength insect repellent, money for snack and meals, camera

CHILD POLICY:

Child fare prices apply from 6 to 12 years old. Not suitable for infants or children 5 years old and under, due to safety requirements and the level of fitness required to complete the walks.


Jumping Crocodile Tour from Darwin

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This fare price includes transfer to/from Darwin plus crocodile cruise entry ticket. Departing at 7:30 AM. Returning at 11:30 AMDuration 04:00 Hrs

DEPARTS:07:30am

RETURNS:11:30am

TOUR DURATION:4 Hours.

MAIN PICKUP LOCATION & TIME: Travelodge Resort Darwin, 64 Cavenagh St, Darwin City NT 0800.

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Hassle-free transfers from Darwin direct, with Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise entry
  • Explore the diverse wetlands and waterways of the Adelaide River, a floodplain region identified as an important bird area
  • Northern Territory is known for its diverse Australian wildlife, amongst 280 different species of birds and 117 species of reptiles
  • Travel aboard the only aboriginally owned cruise operator, where profits go back into supporting the traditional owners of the surrounding area
  • Enjoy live commentary from our wildlife expert, learn about these magnificent creatures, croc biology, behaviours and local ecosystem
  • Shhh… there’s a secret in every tour!

ITINERARY:

Join us for one of Darwin’s most iconic must do activity… a ½ Day Jumping Croc Cruise on the Adelaide River. Departing the city, we journey about 60km South East towards the Marrakai wetlands, home to not only an apex predator, the crocodile, but 117 different species of reptiles and 280 different types of birds.

A truly exhilarating and unique experience for our guests to get up close and personal to some of nature’s most aggressive and dangerous wildlife located in the naturally occurring waterways of the Northern Territory. It is said that Australia’s Top End hosts over 100,000 saltwater crocodiles predominantly in and around the Darwin, Adelaide River and Mary River areas. So there is no need to worry, you be sure to

See the biggest reptile in the world and oldest creature to walk the planet since dinosaurs, these prehistoric beasts growing up to 6 meters in length (the size of a small bus) and can weigh up to 1000kg. An infamous crocodile called “Sweetheart” was captured not too far from the Adelaide River after repeatedly chewing the motors off the back of fisherman’s boats and stealing the farmers cows.  Sweetheart unfortunately passed away and can now be seen taxidermied in the Darwin Museum.

Our jumping crocodile cruise partners are highly trained to ensure the safety of both the crocodiles and passengers at all times. Crocodiles are fed buffalo meat, so that guests can see first-hand the powerful and spectacular hunting techniques of a saltwater crocodile. All staff are issued with Wildlife Permits by National Parks and Wildlife for our interactions and no animals are harmed in any way during our wildlife interactions. Meals: n/a, Driving Distance: 120 km, Hike Distance: – n/a.

*Note this itinerary is interchangeable during seasonal fluctuations.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Hassle-free transfer service from Darwin
  • 1-hour Adelaide River boat cruise
  • Australian wildlife sightings, in the wild!
  • Experienced wildlife driver guides
  • Air-conditioned small group travel
  • Comprehensive tour commentary

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Any meals not indicated
  • Travel insurance recommended
  • Personal expenses
  • A range of crocodile souvenirs and aboriginal arts & crafts are available for purchase at the Jumping Crocodile Cruise gift shop.

WHAT TO BRING:

Water bottle – 1L, hat, sunglasses & sunscreen, comfortable walking shoes, tropical strength insect repellent, money for snack and meals, camera.

CHILD POLICY:

Child fare prices apply from 0 to 12 years old. Infants aged 0 to 4 are not permitted to travel on adult laps and must be safely restrained within a child protective seat. Infant protective seats are free of charge and must be requested at time of booking.


'Silverswift' Barrier Reef Cruise + Snorkel

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Departing daily from Cairns, Silverswift is ready to whisk you away for a day of fun and adventure on this Great Barrier Reef Cruise. This is an active day all about being in the water for your dive or snorkel adventure of a lifetime!

You’ll explore spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly coloured marine creatures as you visit three different outer reef sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. Locations vary with the day’s conditions however each site is chosen for visual impact, ecological diversity and the challenge of discovery!

  • Introductory Divers: First time divers can take the plunge in complete confidence with an experienced dive instructor by your side. Enjoy up to 2 dives.
  • Certified Divers: Enjoy up to 3 dives. All dives are guided to maximise your experience.
  • Unlimited adventure snorkelling: Including a guided snorkel tour.

Onboard, our friendly crew will encourage you to relax and enjoy Silverswift’s comforts and in between water activities there’s a delicious lunch for hungry adventurers. The spacious deck areas are great to bask in some sunshine or share a refreshing drink from the licenced bar and tales of your adventures.

INCLUDED IN YOUR DAY

  • Return Silverswift cruise from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
  • Scrumptious morning tea including focaccias and muffin cakes on boarding, Afternoon tea cakes, cheese & biscuits.
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch.
  • Reef Interpretation.
  • Snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel and fins).
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Snorkel brief at each site.
  • Qualified lifeguard supervision.
  • Equipment for divers provided, including wetsuit.
  • Hot freshwater showers.
  • Prescription masks available at no additional cost.
  • Lycra suits included
  • Free Unlimited Wifi
  • Hot & Cold Tropical Buffet Lunch


'Silverswift' Barrier Reef Cruise + 1 Intro Dive

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Departing daily from Cairns, Silverswift is ready to whisk you away for a day of fun and adventure on this Great Barrier Reef Cruise. This is an active day all about being in the water for your dive or snorkel adventure of a lifetime!

You’ll explore spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly coloured marine creatures as you visit three different outer reef sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. Locations vary with the day’s conditions however each site is chosen for visual impact, ecological diversity and the challenge of discovery!

  • Introductory Divers: First time divers can take the plunge in complete confidence with an experienced dive instructor by your side. Enjoy up to 2 dives.
  • Certified Divers: Enjoy up to 3 dives. All dives are guided to maximise your experience.
  • Unlimited adventure snorkelling: Including a guided snorkel tour.

Onboard, our friendly crew will encourage you to relax and enjoy Silverswift’s comforts and in between water activities there’s a delicious lunch for hungry adventurers. The spacious deck areas are great to bask in some sunshine or share a refreshing drink from the licenced bar and tales of your adventures.

INCLUDED IN YOUR DAY

  • Return Silverswift cruise from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
  • Scrumptious morning tea including focaccias and muffin cakes on boarding, Afternoon tea cakes, cheese & biscuits.
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch.
  • Reef Interpretation.
  • Snorkelling equipment (mask, snorkel and fins).
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Snorkel brief at each site.
  • Qualified lifeguard supervision.
  • Equipment for divers provided, including wetsuit.
  • Hot freshwater showers.
  • Prescription masks available at no additional cost.
  • Lycra suits included
  • Free Unlimited Wifi
  • Hot & Cold Tropical Buffet Lunch