If you’re looking for and a memorable day on the Great Barrier Reef then our great value cruise has it all! We will have you escaping for an unforgettable, un-rushed day enjoying a relaxed leisurely cruise to the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

Snorkel among beautiful corals and see the colourful tropical marine life at one of the natural wonders of the world. Relax on the huge sun deck, go on a glass bottom boat tour (optional extra) or take the “Wild Ride” on the famous Compass Boomnet.

Scuba Diving is available as an optional extra for all levels of experience. Compass offers something for everyone and can be enjoyed by people of all ages, even those with limited swimming ability.

Included

  • Two spectacular locations
  • Unlimited Snorkeling
  • Free Scuba Diving demonstration
  • Up to 5 hours at the reef
  • Delicious Barbeque Lunch
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Boomnetting (weather permitting)
  • Wine, cheese & biscuits on return
  • Complimentary tea & coffee
  • experienced & helpful crew

Optional Extras

  • Certified Diving
  • Guided Dives
  • Introductory Diving
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Bus Transfers
  • Wetsuit Hire
  • Prescription Mask

What to Bring

  • Cash or credit card for purchases
  • Sun cream
  • Hat
  • Towel
  • Swimming Clothes
  • Proof of certification if a certified diver
  • Booking voucher

 

 

Special Requirements

We are a family friendly and disability friendly tour! Please contact our friendly office upon booking if you have any special requirements or dietary requirements.

 

Information for all Scuba Diving activities:

  • You need to allow 24 hours from your last dive before flying.Our friendly crew
  • Minimum age for trying scuba diving is 12 years. Minimum age for certified scuba divers is 10 years.
  • Some medical conditions and medication may prevent you from diving in Queensland.
  • Please read our important information page & medical questionnaire.
  • For any questions concerning a medical condition or medication, please contact our office before booking your trip to avoid disappointment on the day.

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62 Reviews for “Reef Day Cruise”

  1. Reef Day Cruise review by Cathy (Australian)
    5

    The crew were amazing :) Thanks guys <3<3<3 Food was great, crew couldn't be nicer, so helpful. Great boat, great value!

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  2. Reef Day Cruise review by Billy (UK)
    5

    Everyone is excellent! All round brilliant day. Excellent value for money, couldn't ask for more.

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  3. Reef Day Cruise review by Amanda
    5

    I booked Compass Cruises because of the good value for money. The crew were very friendly, very informative and worked well together. The best part of the day was seeing my two boys' faces after snorkeling for the first time. Very friendly and helpful crew. A great day for our family, made to feel very welcomed. Thanks for a wonderful day!

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  4. Reef Day Cruise review by Catherine
    5

    Fab!! Loved it, so much to see too! Great day, 100% recommend.

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  5. Reef Day Cruise review by Don and Chris Samson
    5

    Many thanks for an awesome day WE WILL BE BACK NEXT YEAR

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  6. Reef Day Cruise review by John
    5

    Had an absolute cracker of a day with the family at great value. What awesome and friendly team. Thank you for making it fun and memorable

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  7. Reef Day Cruise review by Chris
    5

    Thank you so much for making it affordable to see and experience fabulous memories of the greatest place. Will definitely be back next year! :)

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  8. Reef Day Cruise review by Marina
    5

    The crew are awesome; approachable and friendly. I had a really good time. lunch was delicious. The reef was more beautiful than I imagined and it's great that there's conservation for it.

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  9. Reef Day Cruise review by Brittany
    5

    The crew are amazing, friendly, funny, kind, and supportive. The best part of the day would have to be a toss up between the free wine & beautiful cruise on the way home. Very grateful to have experienced this with such good people. Thank you very much!

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  10. Reef Day Cruise review by Ian
    5

    Fantastic from start to finish with all the staff very knowledgeable. I cannot recommend this company enough thanks ever so much.

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  11. Reef Day Cruise review by Ian
    5

    A fantastic day. Friendly, professional, informative crew giving clear instructions. The best part was seeing a turtle. Beautiful day.

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  12. Reef Day Cruise review by William
    5

    Couldn't be better! Simon helped me out a great deal, appreciated it so much. Great presentations.

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  13. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Mandy P
    5

    The crew were fantastic. The food delicious. The best part of the day was the snorkeling; the snorkeling gear was great - good fit. Thank you from all our family for such a memorable day! :)

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  14. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Kate P
    5

    Everything made the experience great! Especially because it's the first time I didn't get sea sick. The crew were fantastic -- friendly, hospitable, funny, attractive...keep up the great work!

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  15. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Rachel A
    0

    This tour was excellent -- 10/10. It was just a perfect day, wonderful staff, great food, good weather and the snorkeling was great. The wine went down very well. A big thank you x :)

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  16. Reef Day Cruise review by Jakob
    5

    I booked Compass Cruises as I wanted to see the reef. The crew was friendly, chilled, competent. The best part of the day was Snorkelling and seeing the reef for the first time ever, awesome moment. Keep it up guys! Very nice experience!

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  17. Reef Day Cruise review by Maxine Parker
    5

    We enjoyed a great day on the water and snorkelling the Barrier Reef with Compass. Most other companies were more than twice the price. The boat is a little older and a little slower than its competitors. However the staff were excellent and I particularly enjoyed their friendly banter. They were knowledgeable on what they offered and did their best to assist patrons to have a great experience. The lunch provided was gourmet and went down extremely well.

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  18. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Raquel
    5

    I booked with Compass Cruises because of the price and reviews. Crew is so fun and friendly, obviously passionate about their work. The best part of the day was the whole thing/turtles and sharks. Thank you all so much for one of the best days of my life.

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  19. Reef Day Cruise review by Kimberly
    5

    Compass Cruises was recommended to me. Crew was amazing! Helpful and informed. The best part was snorkeling. I had a great day, everyone was great and I enjoyed the energy of the crew. Thank you.

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  20. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Maria
    5

    I decided to experience with Compass Cruises because I liked the program and prices. Crew was amazing: really caring, friendly and warming. The highlight of the day was snorkeling. Thank you so much for this incredible journey! Snorkeling at Great Barrier Reef is now one of the best experience of my life!

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  21. Reef Day Cruise review by Julia
    5

    My choice was the price and activity list. Excellent crew!!! Big shout out to Alfonso who pushed me to scuba diving. First time absolutely loved it, this was the best part of the tour. Great value for money trip and lifted up to my expectations. Thanks

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  22. Reef Day Cruise review by Tyler
    5

    I booked with Compass Cruises because it has the cheapest diving. The crew were very good, friendly, always happy. The best part of the day was scuba tour. To top off a fantastic day, we got free wine!!! Already planning my next trip with Compass.

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  23. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Peter
    5

    It was a great trip and I really enjoyed it. The crew were very polite/nice and funny and always helpful if you need anything. The best part of the day was diving and swimming with a turtle!

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  24. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Almelia
    5

    The crew were lovely, the best part of the day was the glass bottom boat and the dive. Really good day out - thanks a lot! :)

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  25. Reef Day Cruise review by Marion
    5

    Beautiful day out on the reef with Compass Cruises, surrounded by an enthusiastic and friendly team who know what they're doing. We got to see some amazing wildlife including turtles. They also offer delicious fruit in the morning and BBQ and salad for lunch. Definitely recommend!

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  26. Reef Day Cruise review by Eva
    5

    Loved this day, the wonderful Great Barrier Reef and the friendly staff. Snorkelling was beautiful, the most beautiful I ever saw. Lunch was really healthy for vegetarians.

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  27. Reef Day Cruise review by Sam
    5

    The crew are fantastic. Friendly, informative funny. Wonderful trip making memories with my family

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  28. Reef Day Cruise review by Jordi
    5

    This has been a highlight of our Australian Holidays

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  29. Angela
    5

    The crew were excellent. Really friendly and helpful and motivating for first time divers like me. The second dive was the best part. I enjoyed every bit of it thanks to Daeung who made it an awesome experience.

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  30. Reef Day Cruise review by Patrick
    5

    Love the cruise and would highly recommend! Love the boom net idea & that there was a pro photographer! The crew are very friendly, helpful, and professional.

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  31. Reef Day Cruise review by Sue
    5

    Totally trusted the crew to look after my 13 year old during scuba. I loved the snorkelling and the excitement on my son's face after his scuba dive.

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  32. Reef Day Cruise review by Jenni
    5

    Fantastic day with Compass Cruises! Everything about the day was great... crew were so genuinely friendly, funny and clearly knew exactly what they were doing! As a tentative swimmer, I really appreciated the attention given. Food was great. Snorkeling terrific! And an affordable price too! Might not be the newest boat in the fleet, but you don't need 5 star surroundings to have a 5 star experience. Highly recommended and I already have one friend lined up to book soon!

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  33. Reef Day Cruise review by Amelia
    5

    We chose compass cruises for the affordable price and were very pleased with our option. We had lots of fun snorkelling and saw lots of very colourful fish. The food was very good and it was awesome as they catered for vegetarians. They were also extremely good with families with young children going on the cruise, I would highly recommend this trip !

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  34. Jen
    5

    Description and price for quality. Crew was 10 out of 10! My best part of the trip was from 8 am till 4 pm :) Great trip!!!

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  35. Reef Day Cruise review by Lara
    5

    I chose Compass Cruises because it is affordable price!!! I had fantastic time snorkelling. Lunch was yummy. Crew is very happy and helpful. They were funny and showed us how to snorkel well.

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  36. Reef Day Cruise review by Tess
    5

    Selected Compass Cruises because they were by far the best price with the most inclusions. Crew were all amazing, funny, kind, hospitable and knowledgeable about all things snorkelling and diving. What we saw when snorkelling was unbelievable - the colours of the coral and the fish was something really spectacular. Food was plentiful and delicious. We were so well looked after. Thank you for providing the highlight of my trip to FNQ.

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  37. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Klara
    5

    "Amazing! Super kind and helpful."

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  38. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Bethany
    5

    "The crew are very friendly and approachable. There to answer any questions, easy to speak to. The best part was the variety of fish to be seen while snorkeling"

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  39. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Michael
    5

    "Snorkeling and learning about the reef was the best part of the day! The crew were very friendly, helpful, and on top of things."

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  40. Reef Day Cruise review by Gabriella
    5

    Very nice, fun and happy crew :) Scuba diving and lunch were outstanding !!!

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  41. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Rebecca
    5

    The crew were amazing, very attentive and smile. Lunch and scuba diving were awesome. Everything was amazing, thank you :)

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  42. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Saki
    5

    All the crew were nice and kind. The highlight of my trip was scuba diving. I will recommend this tour to my friends!!!

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  43. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Margret
    5

    The crew were really Great! helping me with seasickness. The best part of the day was snorkelling with the crew.

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  44. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Belle
    0

    The crew were relaxed and interesting to talk to! The best part of the day was talking to the crew about the reef.

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  45. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Sanjeev
    5

    Great crew! Very helpful and attentive. The best part of the day was snorkelling

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  46. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Chris
    5

    Very helpful and polite

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  47. Great Barrier Reef Budget Cruise review by Thalia
    5

    “The crew were Great! Very helpful and attentive. The best part of the day was snorkelling”

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  48. Reef Day Cruise review by Antis
    5

    Crew were the best of the best. Everything was great. I mean I enjoy having fun from 8:30-5:30 ;) luv it. Will come back again with some family/friends soon.

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  49. Reef Day Cruise review by Julie
    5

    Very supportive, professional, approachable crew and great attitude. I felt safe and comfortable the entire day. The reef was sensational. The lunch was amazing and wine and cheese on the way home was great.

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  50. Reef Day Cruise review by Honey
    5

    Extremely helpful and so hard working crew. The day had been amazing, the first and best adventure of life.

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  51. Reef Day Cruise review by Callie
    5

    Great option if you’re looking to have an awesome day in the reef for a good price! Staff was so much fun, food was delicious and I felt like we had a perfect amount of time at each spot we snorkeled at. Highly recommend!

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  52. Reef Day Cruise review by Jaimie
    5

    We had a fantastic time on the reef. The crew was friendly and passionate towards their jobs. Captain Morgan did a great job in rough seas. Food was very good. Great day out and excellent value for money

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  53. Reef Day Cruise review by David Longley & Kerrie Hill
    5

    We went to the outer reef on 25th May Wow, what a great experience we had, staff were excellent in every aspect to make everyone’s day to be awesome, the snorkeling was out off this world, so amazing & even borrowing a glass bottom boat from another company so the group could see the beauty off the reef that couldn’t snorkel. The lunch was well prepared, with yummy salads & even wine, cheese & bickys on the way back & even a group photo at the end of the day. Thank you Compass Cruises for a wonderful experience. Great day

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  54. Reef Day Cruise review by Haley B
    5

    Incredible experience. The crew was super kind, funny, and helpful, and the food was delicious! It was also so nice to have coffee, tea, and water always on hand. The snorkeling was super cool, BUT I highly recommend paying the extra money to scuba dive! So fascinating and worth the money!!

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  55. Reef Day Cruise review by Haley
    5

    Incredible experience. The crew was super kind, funny, and helpful, and the food was delicious! It was also so nice to have coffee, tea, and water always on hand. The snorkeling was super cool, BUT I highly recommend paying the extra money to scuba dive! So fascinating and worth the money!!

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  56. Reef Day Cruise review by Mary
    4

    Highly recommended! The crew is fantastic

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  57. Reef Day Cruise review by Mark Skeoch
    5

    What an amazing trip with best crew who were friendly and helpful. Delicious food prepared for passengers. Thanks for the experience!!!

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  58. Reef Day Cruise review by Kelle edwards
    4

    Great day, took double the time to get to reef but its twice as cheap, great staff and yummy lunch!!

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  59. Reef Day Cruise review by Rosie
    5

    What a fantastic day trip with compass cruises ! Great friendly helpful staff , great buffet , the reef was amazing ! Deffo worth booking

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  60. Reef Day Cruise review by Hellen Zipser
    5

    I did the Great Barrier Reef Tour with Conpass Cruises two days ago. Weather forecast was not good, weather indeed was rainy and windy. Many people got seasick. But the crew was so awesome!!! They really took such good care of everyone. Even when a girl passed out they were really competent and stayed calm in the situation. Everyone felt so safe! The weather got better, they were so friendly, took their time for everyone. The food on board was perfect, too! They did really tasty salad and BBQ, there were fresh fruit, coffee, and later on even wine! The snorkeling at the two spots was unbelievable!!! One of the greatest experiences of my life! Even the sun came out, we saw so many beautiful fish! I just loved it! Everyone who travels Australia should see the Great Barrier Reef! And I totally recommend compass cruises!!!

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  61. Reef Day Cruise review by Karen McKenzie
    5

    Brilliant day on the reef. Thanks for making it so much fun for the weak swimmer of our group

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