Michaelmas Cay Sailing Cruise
Prices from $264 AUD


Beautiful cruise daily to Michaelmas Cay, a picturesque coral cay that is home to literally thousands of nesting seabirds. It is a recognised and protected migratory seabird sanctuary and recognised as one of the most important nesting sites in the Southern Hemisphere. Easy snorkelling straight off the beach, great for non confident swimmers!




  • Four hours at Michelmas Cay
  • Morning and Afternoon teas
  • Superb hot & cold buffet (includes seafood)
  • Snorkelling demonstrations and tuition
  • Use of all snorkelling equipment and flotation vests
  • Informative ecological presentations by our qualified marine biologists
  • Fully air-conditioned semi-submersible
  • Guided bird tours
  • Very High crew to guest ratio (1:9)

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From 1/04/2022 to 31/03/2025 adultchildinfantfamily
Michaelmas Full Day Cruise Cruise, Lunch, Snorkelling, Semi Sub $264.00   
Michaelmas Cay Full Day Cruise Cruise, Lunch, Snorkelling, Semi Sub  $138.00$0.00$674.00
+ Introductory Scuba Dive includes gear and tuition (minimum age 12 years) $160.00$160.00  
+ Guided Snorkel Tour guided snorkel tour with a marine biologist - includes lycra suit $80.00$42.00  
Additional Costs: $6.50 pay on board levy.
Child = 4 - 14 years, Infant = 0 - 3 years. Family = 2 adults & 2 children

This tour provides a 5 star Great Barrier Reef cruising experience. With one of the highest crew to guest ratio's of any Cairns Reef Tour you can be assured you will receive the best attention and service. An entertainer is even included to play the guitar and sing for you on the return sail to Cairns. This makes for a very relaxing and memorable afternoon and the kids just love it!

Perfect for first time or inexperienced snorkellers, at Michelmas Cay you can simply snorkel straight from the beach. The Cay is surrounded by incredible Coral gardens teeming with a magical diversity of colourful fish and other marine life.

Scuba Diving, is available for both certified and introductory scuba divers. Michaelmas Cay is a perfect place to do your first introductory scuba dive as you enter the water from the beach. Certified divers will also not be disappointed with the incredible underwater wonderland of Michaelmas Cay.

Introductory Diving

From the calm, shallow waters of Michaelmas Cay, discover the underwater world with an introduction to the basics of scuba diving. Let our fully qualified and very experienced PADI instructors show you how easy Scuba diving can be.Your instruction will start with a lesson in the shallows, then slowly submerge & explore the Reef with your instructor close by, experience the thrill of breathing underwater.

Following your first Scuba dive you will be rewarded with a PADI Certificate of Recognition& memories to last a lifetime.



Reef Spirits Commitment to Dive Safety

Fully Qualified and experienced staff
Maximum ratio of four students to one instructor
Highest standard of equipment
Multi-lingual dive instructors
All dives are guided





Contact Details

07 4057 4312
+61 7 4057 4312

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