Down Under Cruise and Dive

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Down Under Cruise and Dive is an advanced eco-certified tour operator that has been locally owned and operated for over 30 years. Voted number 4 Travel Experience in Australia and number five Best Day Cruise in the World by Tripadvisor 2020!

Departing Cairns, Evolution is the fastest, most luxurious 35-metre reef vessel offering a comfortable and affordable outer Great Barrier Reef Full Day Cruise. With five hours of reef time visiting two spectacular reef locations, this tour offers you more time to experience the world’s most famous National Park. A gourmet lunch, together with a free glass of wine and snack on the return journey provides a level of service and comfort unmatched.

Take your experience to the next level and cruise to the reef in style via the private luxury Gold Class lounge or dial up the adventure with a helicopter scenic flight or up to three introductory or certified dives!

Facilities

Service Types

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Air, Helicopter and Balloon Tours Cruises, Sailing and Water Tours Nature and wildlife

Activities

Sailing Scuba Diving Snorkelling Swimming

Fitness

Basic

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Membership

Australian Tourism Export Council Queensland Tourism Industry Council Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation

Accreditation

ATEC COVID Ready/ WTTC Safe Travels Stamp COVID Clean Practicing Business COVID Safe ECO Certified (Advanced Ecotourism) by Ecotourism Australia Professional Association of Diving Instructors

Services

$388

Experience the reef from above and below with their full day reef cruise and helicopter scenic flight package! Enjoy five hours visiting two spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef destinations, with an introductory or certified dive and unlimited snorkelling. Then, it is time to capture the vast scope of the Outer Barrier Reef with an awesome birds eye view by helicopter! Scenic flights depart from our exclusive helicopter pontoon at Hastings Reef. Their professional, friendly, and attentive staff will ensure a safe, enjoyable, and once in a lifetime experience.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$195

Travel onboard the fastest, most luxurious 35-metre super-yacht, Evolution, to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for your snorkelling experience. Evolution departs from Cairns, offering a comfortable and affordable outer reef cruise. With five hours of reef time visiting 2 spectacular reef locations, this tour offers you more time to experience the world’s most famous National Park. A full BBQ lunch and a free glass of wine on the return journey provides a level of service and comfort unmatched.

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

$245

Experience the Great Barrier Reef on a whole new level when you scuba dive on the outer Great Barrier Reef from Cairns onboard Evolution, the fastest, award-winning luxury vessel. Catering for both beginners and experienced certified divers, their full-day reef trip is one of the top things to do in Cairns. This tour includes unlimited snorkelling and one introductory or certified dive but you can add an additional 2 dives prior to travel with reservations or onboard during off-peak periods (additional cost for more dives at a discounted rate apply).

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

From $399.5 to $799

The Gold Class Package is the most luxurious way to experience the Great Barrier Reef! With just one look at Evolution, you’ll understand what it means to travel to the Great Barrier Reef in style. Now take that experience up to the next level of service, comfort, and luxury with their new and exclusive GOLD CLASS package. Enjoy a private yacht experience at a fraction of the cost! Perfect for families, friends, corporate groups, VIP clients, incentive groups, and honeymooners who want a memory to last a lifetime!

Disabled Access

Family Friendly

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