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This full-day excursion from Cairns is ideal for nature lovers. Michaelmas Cay is a protected sanctuary for 27,000 migratory seabirds, and one of the most important nesting sites in the Southern Hemisphere. The surrounding Outer Reef is a breathtaking garden of exotic marine life, magnificent coral and giant clams. There are more varieties of fish here than in the entire Atlantic Ocean. The Cay is a protected seabird sanctuary playing host to over 20,000 migratory seabirds, one of the most important nesting sights in the Southern Hemisphere.
The tour includes semi-submersible coral-viewing tours for those who want to see the underwater world without getting wet. If you would like to dive the Great Barrier Reef, introductory dives for novices are available.
Return cruise from Cairns to Michaelmas Cay
Marine biologist presentation
Complimentary glass of sparkling wine
Use of flotation vests
Use of snorkel equipment
Morning and afternoon tea
Return hotel pick-up and drop-off (from Cairns city hotels)
Environmental Management Charge
Drinks, unless specified
Hire of stinger suits if required (approximately AUD $8.00 per person)
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Diving within 24 hours of flying is not recommended. All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (For example: asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
Minimum age for all diving activities is 12 years
Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal or Cairns City Hotel
8:30am from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal
Note: Hotel pick-ups commence earlier. Please contact the supplier to confirm the time.