Moore Reef Pontoon Cruise
Prices from $249 AUD


With approximately 4 1/2 hours to explore the Great Barrier Reef from Moore Reef Cruise's Pontoon at Moore Reef, there is something for everyone. With all snorkelling gear included, as well as Semi-Sub and Glass Bottom Boat rides, the whole family can enjoy the reef experience. Scuba Diving, Helmut Diving and Helicopter joyflights are also available





  • Later start - 9.30am departure
  • Marine naturalist presentation
  • Glass bottom boat coral viewing
  • Semi Submarine
  • All snorkelling equipment including stinger suits
  • Morning and Afternoon teas
  • Waterslide
  • Scenic Helicopter Flights are also available

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From 1/04/2022 to 31/03/2023 adultchildfamilyinfant
Moore Reef Cruise Cruise, snorkelling and lunch - 9.30am departure $249.00$142.00$640.00$0.00
Moore Reef Cruise
including a 10 minute scenic
SAVE $56 Cruise, snorkelling and lunch 10 minute scenic helicopter flight at the reef - 9.30am departure $425.00$318.00$1,344.00 
Fly / Cruise - Moore Reef helicopter to Reef. cruise back to Cairns - all standard cruise inclusions $598.00$491.00$2,036.00 
Cruise / Fly - Moore Reef Cruise to Reef. Helicopter back to Cairns - all cruise inclusions $598.00$491.00$2,036.00 
+ introductory scuba dive add an introductory scuba dive to your day - no experience necessary, includes all gear, minimum 12 years old $149.00$149.00  
+ certified scuba dive add an certified scuba dive to your day - must be licenced, includes all gear, minimum 12 years old $149.00$149.00  
+ seawalker helmet dive add a seawalker helmet dive to your day - no experience necessary, includes all gear, minimum 12 years old $149.00$149.00  
+ snorkel safari 35 minute guided snorkel safari - suitable for all swimming levels $49.00$29.00  
Moore Reef Cruise
ex Fitzroy Island
cruise as above with a pickup/dropoff directly to Fitzroy Island $249.00$142.00$640.00$0.00
Children = 4 - 15 years, Infant = 0 - 3 years, Family = 2 adults and 2 children aged 4 - 15
Child ages for helicopter options is 3-14

Moore Reef Cruises' daily luxury cruises to Moore Reef offer the ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience for people of all ages.

We give you approximately four hours to explore the outer reef from our Moore Reef pontoon, so you will have plenty of time to be amazed and inspired by the unsurpassed beauty and splendour of this underwater playground. You'll travel in luxury onboard our modern air-conditioned catamaran, which departs daily from the Reef Fleet Terminal in the very heart of Cairns. We know you're here to relax so we offer a special late departure for greater flexibility with your other holiday activities.


Scuba Diving

If you really want to get close to the amazing coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, join an introductory or certified scuba dive program with Moore Reef Cruises.

Guided snorkelling adventure

A guided snorkelling adventure tour is the ideal way to optimise your outer Barrier Reef snorkelling experience.

Seawalker ® helmet diving

Experience the marine life of the Great Barrier Reef by joining our Seawalker Helmet Diving adventure program. Seawalker has been designed to introduce people to the excitement of the underwater world, even without any prior dive knowledge or experience.



Lunch Options


Individually packed lunch boxes are supplied. Please select carefully as changes may not be possible on the day of travel.


  • Option 1 - Rusty’s market roast vegetable salad - Chicken, salad & cheese wrap - Zucchini, lemon & gallo cheese slice - Innisfail banana & cane sugar cake - Seasonal tropical fruit (nut free)
  • Option 2 - Nicola potato & caramelized onion salad - Slow roasted lamb, rocket & pickled cabbage wrap - Zucchini, lemon & gallo cheese slice - Innisfail banana & cane sugar cake - Seasonal tropical fruit (nut free)
  • Option 3 (Gluten Free, Vegetarian & Halal) - Nicola potato & caramelized onion salad - mixed vegetable rice paper roll, rocket & relish - Double chocolate brownie - Seasonal tropical fruit (nut free)
  • Children - Tablelands ham & tasty cheese wrap - Tomato & mozzarella pizza slice - Chocolate cake - Seasonal tropical fruit (nut free)



Scenic Helicopter Flights

An aerial perspective of the Great Barrier Reef is a vision that will stay with you long after your visit. Flying above the Great Barrier Reef will provide irresistible photo opportunities.


Cruise / Fly, Fly/Cruise, Fly/Fly options

Fly by helicopter from the City of Cairns and along the rainforest coastline, before soaring over tropical Fitzroy Island and fringing reef. Continue over the formations of the Great Barrier Reef and secluded Sudbury Cay while searching for sea life en-route to picturesque Moore Reef.
You'll be amazed by the variety of marine life on the outer Great Barrier Reef as you spend the afternoon aboard Moore Reef Cruises pontoon and luxury fast Catamaran.


Your Great Barrier Reef Heli experience includes:

  • Hotel coach transfers from Cairns or Northern Beaches accommodation
  • One way Helicopter flight to or from the Great Barrier Reef. (see options below)
  • One way Luxury fast Catamaran transfer to or from the Great Barrier Reef (see options below)
  • Guided coral viewing from our glass bottom boat.
  • Onboard touch tank to experience unique marine life up close.
  • All snorkeling equipment.
  • Delicious chef-prepared buffet luncheon featuring fresh seafood, hot dishes, salads and sumptuous tropical fruits

Guests can choose from the following available options

  • Cruise out / Fly home
  • Fly out / Cruise home
  • Fly out / Fly Home



Contact Details

07 4057 4312
+61 7 4057 4312

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