Reef Tour Pricing

Pricing to help you plan your Reef Day Tour

Evolution is Cairns’ newest, most luxurious, state-of-the-art super yacht epitomising sophistication, luxury and an unmatched level of service.

From Snorkelling, Scuba Diving, Scenic Helicopter Flights on the Great Barrier Reef as well as 2 and 3 day packages including the Rainforest, Skyrail and the Kuranda Train - we have something for everyone!


How much does it cost to visit the Great Barrier Reef?

There is something for everyone on the Great Barrier Reef. Please see below all of our Reef Cruise pricing, Reef Packages, and Multi-Day Tours. Enjoy the best day tour on the Great Barrier Reef onboard our 35-metre superyacht, Evolution! Please see below our Reef Tour price list.


Full Day Reef Cruise - from 1 July 2021 - 31 March 2022:

Snorkel Only:

  • Adult 17+ years: $195

  • Child 4-16 years: $115

  • Infant 0-3 years: $0

  • Family 2 Adults, 2 Children: $525 (additional child +$50pp)


Snorkel + 1 Scuba Dive:

Please note: Child age for Introductory Diving is 12 years old and 10 years old for Certified Diving.

  • Adult 17+ years: $245

  • Child 10-16 years: $165


Extras:

Add Optional Reef Activities:

  • Add 2 more introductory scuba dives: 2nd dive $35 | 3rd dive $25

  • Add 2 more certified scuba dives: 2nd dive $30 | 3rd dive $20

  • Scenic Helicopter Flight over the reef $199pp pre-booked

  • Snorkelling tour with our Marine Biologist $25pp onboard

  • Return transfers - $18pp Cairns City, $25 Northern Beaches, $82pp Port Douglas (minimum 2 for Port Douglas)

  • Wetsuits $10pp onboard

  • Additional child on the family package: $50 per additional child


Reef Cruise and Helicopter Packages:

Get High Package - Snorkel Only:

This package includes our a full day reef tour with snorkelling plus a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef.

  • Adult 17+ years: $338

  • Child 4-16 years: $280

  • Infant 0-3 years: $0


Get High Package - Snorkel & Scuba Dive:

This package includes our a full day reef tour with snorkelling, 1 Introductory or Certified Scuba Dive plus a 10-minute scenic helicopter flight over the reef.

Please note: Child age for Introductory Diving is 12 years old and 10 years old for Certified Diving.

  • Adult 17+ years: $388

  • Child 12-16 years: $330


Fly/Cruise Half Day Package:

This package includes a Helicopter flight from Cairns over the reef for 25 mins before joining the reef tour for the afternoon and return by boat.

  • Adult & Child snorkel only: $419

  • Adult & Child snorkel and 1 Scuba Dive: $469

  • Infants 0-2: $0 FREE (note: 3+ years must pay full adult price)


Cruise/Fly Full Day Package:

This package includes a full day reef cruise and a flight home by helicopter over the reef back to Cairns.

  • Adult & Child snorkel only: $449

  • Adult & Child snorkel and 1 Scuba Dive: $499

  • Infants 0-2: $0 FREE (note: 3+ years must pay full adult price)


Gold Class Package:

Private Lounge onboard Evolution:

Uprgrade to a private lounge onboard our Reef Cruise. This room is exclusively reserved for your group of up to 8 guests.

  • 1-2 Guests: $799 minimum charge ($399.50pp)

  • 3-8 Guests: Adult +$250pp | Child +$150pp

  • Scenic Helicopter Flight over the reef - exclusive Gold Class rate $179pp

  • Fly/Cruise or Cruise/Fly Option Flights - exclusive Gold Class rate $329pp (max of 2 people)


Multi-Day Tours:

2 Day Reef and Rainforest - SAVE $20:

  • Adult 17+ years: $370

  • Child 4-16 years: $240

  • Infants 0-3 years: $0 FREE

  • Family 2 Adults, 2 Children: $980


2 Day Reef and Skyrail/Kuranda Train - SAVE $31:

  • Adult 17+ years: $295

  • Child 4-16 years: $180

  • Infants 0-3 years: $0 FREE

  • Family 2 Adults, 2 Children: $800


3 Day Reef, Skyrail & Rainforest - SAVE $21:

  • Adult 17+ years: $500

  • Child 4-16 years: $300

  • Infants 0-3 years: $0 FREE

  • Family 2 Adults, 2 Children: $1,500


Latest brochures:


Download the latest brochure about Down Under Cruise and Dive Great Barrier Reef Tour from Cairns

Down Under Cruise & Dive Great Barrier Reef Tour Brochure 2021-22

Our latest Great Barrier Reef Tour brochure. Pricing until 31 March 2022. Download here.

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Download the latest food menu that is served onboard Down Under Cruise and Dive full day reef tour

BBQ Lunch & Bar Menu onboard Evolution 2021

Chef prepared BBQ lunch including prawns, fish, steak, vegetarian option, vegan option and tropical salads. We can cater to guests with vegetarian, gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free diets - you must advise reservations at least 48 hours prior to travel. Bar facilities available onboard to purchase drinks and additional snacks. View menu.

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Outback and Chillagoe Caves Brochure 2021-22

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