Moore Reef from Cairns
Experience an incredible outer reef tour with us, where the Sunlover catamaran ties up alongside a docked pontoon in a peaceful lagoon surrounded with vibrant coral. Our marine biologists, dive instructors, qualified lifeguards and cruise attendants have only one goal: to share their passion for the Great Barrier Reef and ensure you make memories that will last a lifetime.
Full Day Reef Tour
Adult $265 | Child $155 | Family $685
Immerse yourself in the marvels of Moore Reef with Sunlover’s Great Barrier Reef day trip. With a wide range of inclusive activities and exclusive access to our custom-designed outer reef pontoon, visitors of all ages and skill levels can explore and delight in the wonders of this extraordinary natural wonder. Moore Reef offers crystal-clear waters, vibrant coral gardens, abundant marine life, and friendly resident turtles and Maori wrasse, creating the ultimate destination to experience the magnificence of the outer reef.
Choose your preferred way to discover the reef, whether snorkelling in the natural lagoon or stay dry with our semi-submersible and glass bottom boat tours. Explore the fascinating underwater world at our underwater observatory, where you can marvel at the most impressive natural fish tank and engage with marine life during our captivating touch tank presentations. Younger guests can enjoy fun-filled moments in our enclosed ocean pool or experience the thrill of swirling down Sunlover’s 30-metre spiral waterslide into the tropical ocean. A trained lifeguard is always on watch from an elevated lifeguard station, and there’s easy entry to the water from two snorkel platforms, both of which are accessible by stairs. Calypso Reef Imagery is on board all day to capture your favourite reef memories, both on board and underwater. All photos are available for purchase during your trip home – no waiting for photos to develop; the photos are sent straight to your phone!
For those who want even more adventure, you can add to your experience a guided-snorkel tour, Seawalker helmet dive, introductory and certified SCUBA dives or take to the sky for a scenic helicopter flight.
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Pricing valid between: 01/04/23 -31/03/24
Included in your tour
- Snorkelling & equipment
- Lycra suit
- Semi-submersible tour
- Glass bottom boat tour
- Underwater observatory
- Touch tank & fish feeding presentations
- Enclosed ocean pool
- Gourmet tropical inspired lunch
- Guided snorkel tour
- Seawalker helmet dive
- SCUBA dive
- Scenic helicopter flight
- 8.00am Check in opens
- 9.00am Check in closes
- 9.30am Depart Cairns Marina
- 11.30am-3.30pm Moore Reef pontoon
- 5.30pm Arrive Cairns Marina
*Please note for all Moore Reef Day Tour bookings travelling from 25th of December 2023 onwards. This tour will change to a 10:00 AM departure. From 25th December 2023. Check-in & collection of boarding passes much be completed 08:30-9:30 at the Sunlover Cruises desk inside the Reef Terminal at Cairns Marina (located corner of Spence St & Pier Point Road). Passangers failing to check-in by 09:30 may miss final boarding.
Add an Fitzroy Island Adventure
Experience the most of the Great Barrier Reef by booking a two-day package to Fitzroy Island and Moore Reef. These distinctly different reef adventures can be booked within seven days, so you have plenty of time to rest in between. Add a short ride from Cairns to Fitzroy on our catamaran and upgrade your trip with activities like paddleboards, kayaks, glass bottom boat tours and snorkel gear.
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What our Guests Say
This was such an amazing trip on the great barrier reef for us as a family. Both my 4 and 10 year old boys absolutely loved it 😍 We will never forget this experience and hope other families out there will get to one day be as lucky as we were and get to snorkel in the great barrier reef for the day.
Mia Hoff – Google Business Review