Port Douglas Reef Tour Discover the Great Barrier Reef

When visiting Port Douglas visiting the Great Barrier Reef will certainly be high on your list of things to see and do

Our Port Douglas reef Tour is the perfect scuba dive and snorkel day tour to the outer edge of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef!

On your Great Barrier Reef Port Douglas cruise you have the choice to snorkel and (certified) scuba dive at 3 sites on Agincourt Reef.

Part of the world famous Ribbon Reefs, Agincourt Reef is on the outer edge of  the Great Barrier Reef.

Scuba diving or snorkeling at Agincourt Reef will give you the opportunity to come face to face with reef sharks, barracuda, turtles, Maori Wrasse, Parrotfish and Cuttlefish.

During May to September the Port Douglas Great Reef Cruise has a special permit allowing passengers to swim with the Dwarf Minke Whales if encountered.

Your Port Douglas Great Barrier Reef Tour departs from Marina Mirage in the heart of Port Douglas.

Enjoy a relaxed 90 minute cruise to Agincourt Reef aboard a fast comfortable catamaran

** Please note there is no introductory scuba diving available.

Great Barrier Reef Inclusions

  • Three outer reef locations(weather permitting)
  • All snorkeling equipment (except wetsuits)
  • Free return coach transfers from your Port Douglas accommodation
  • Morning tea and coffee with muffins
  • Tropical buffet lunch with prawns, cold meats, salads & breads
  • Reef interpretation talk
  • Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist
  • Lycra suits & Flotation devices /Buoyancy aids
  • Freshwater showers
  • Prescription masks available
  • Afternoon tea and coffee with cake & fruit platter
  • Environmental Management Fee is included

Port Douglas Reef Tour Itinerary

0815 – Boarding at the Reef Marina, Port Douglas

0830 –Depart the marina for the Outer Great Barrier Reef

1020 – Arrive at your first Great Barrier Reef Location

1130  – Arrive at 2nd location

1200 – Lunch is served

1330 – Arrive at 3rd location & afternoon tea is served

1440 – Depart the Great Barrier Reef

1615 – Approximately Arrival time at Port Douglas Marina

(Times may vary)

What to Bring

  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Voucher
  • Swimmers
  • Cash or credit card for extra purchases
  • Certification card for certified divers

Port Douglas Reef Tour Optional Extras

  • Certified Diving
  • Introductory Dive
  • Return Bus transfers from your Cairns City Accommodation
  • Wetsuit hire
  • Professional photographer service on board
  • Fully licensed bar 

Important Information for Scuba Diving

We have a passion to show you Australia’s Great Barrier Reef so please make sure you understand the scuba diving laws.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.   We are regulated by the Queensland Government Code of Practice and comply with all rules including medical as is the law.

To avoid disappointment on your day of travel we strongly recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire prior to booking as some medical conditions, age and / or medications may prevent you from scuba diving.

It is always our mission to provide our passengers with the very best Great Barrier Reef experience.

Medical Questionnaire

We are very happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please Contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected],

Or alternatively, you may like to consult your own Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms ‘AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple dives you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive.  If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive.  We recommend waiting a minimum 24 hours whenever possible


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