Your day starts with boarding Compass at 7:30 am at the Marlin Jetty in Cairns.

We then cruise to the Outer Barrier Reef, where we spend 5 full hours, visiting 2 spectacular reef locations – Hastings Reef and Breaking Patches.

Come face to face with schools of tropical reef fish, be amazed at the spectacular coral formations.

Your Day on board Compass Cruises

 07:30

Board Compass Cruises

vessel at the Marlin Jetty, Cairns
See: how to get there

 08:00

Depart Marlin Jetty

for the trip to the Outer Great Barrier Reef

Briefing

Dive & snorkelling briefing will be given, to ensure your safety and comfort.

 10:15

Arrive at first reef location

Snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming, or simply relax at Hastings Reef.

 10:30

Glass Bottom Boat tour

with Marine naturalist reef interpretation.

 12:30

Lunch

Delicious tropical buffet lunch as we cruise from Hastings Reef to Breaking Patches.

 13:00

Arrive at second Reef location

Explore forests of coral at Breaking Patches.

 15:00

Depart the Great Barrier Reef

Boomnetting

 15:30

Refreshments Served

Complimentary wine, cheese and a selection of tropical fruits are served

 17:30

Arrive back in Cairns

 

 

Our ultimate goal at Compass Cruises is to make your day an experience you will never forget!

A day where you have been to the Great Barrier Reef with friends not a number on a manifest.

 

 

 

Notes:

1) All times are approximate and the itinerary is subject to change.
2) Glass bottom boat tour is subject to weather conditions..
3) Scuba diving is subject to age (min. 12 years) and medical restrictions.