This half day eco tour visits two different snorkel destinations, each with an extraordinary array of marine life, turtles and coral species.
- Departing Cape Tribulation, Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating 25 minute ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation
- See the beautiful coral reefs up close and discover all they have to offer
- Travel on a speedy and comfortable raft!
Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation. This half day eco tour visits two different snorkel destinations, each with an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species. After a fast 25 minute ride, guests are ready to swim with turtles and snorkel two fabulous locations at Mackay and Undine Reefs. On most days the rainforest can be seen along the mainland beach whilst snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, home to an abundance of marine life as well as beautiful hard and soft corals.
- Visit two Great Barrier Reef sites
- Two hours exploring the underwater world
- All snorkelling equipment
- Personalised snorkel instruction
- Reef interpretation and eco appreciation presentations
- Courtesy pick up and drop off
Ocean Safari offers an exhilarating ride to snorkel the pristine untouched Great Barrier Reef off the Daintree Coast at Cape Tribulation.
This half day eco tour visits two snorkel sites including Mackay Reef and Mackay Cay, each with an extraordinary array of marine life and coral species. Often the coastal rainforest of the Daintree can be seen along the mainland beach whilst snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef, two world heritage areas side by side.
Your special encounters
On most days, you can snorkel alongside sea turtles, which are found in abundance swimming over reefs full of colourful coral, along with myriads of tropical fish, eagle rays, giant clams and starfish. Magical memories like these sometimes only happen once in a lifetime.
An exhilarating 25-minute ride, Ocean Safari offers the quickest tour to the Great Barrier Reef. A maximum of 25 passengers allows you to experience tropical paradise in the pleasure of a small group.
The experienced skipper and eco host offer informative reef interpretations, ensuring your tour is filled with fun and appreciation of the Great Barrier Reef and the coastal rainforest of the Daintree.
Ocean Safari takes you from the world heritage rainforest lined beach at Cape Tribulation to Mackay Cay to explore two different snorkelling sites. Relax on the beach or snorkel from the cay to experience the magic of the pristine underwater environment.
Choose between a morning or afternoon departure:
Morning Tour - Departs 8:00am, returns 12:30pm
Afternoon Tour - Departs 12:00pm, returns 4:30pm
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What To Bring
- A bag including a towel and hat
- A jacket during winter to protect you from wind and for warmth after snorkelling
- Cameras in a waterproof case or Tupperware
- Cash for water, soft drinks, fruit juices and chocolates for sale on board
- A sense of humour is always welcome!
- Visit two reef sites, Mackay and Undine Reefs
- 2 hours exploring the underwater world and swimming with turtles
- All snorkelling equipment
- Personalised snorkel instruction
- Reef interpretation and eco presentations
- Courtesy bus transfers
Morning Courtesy bus timetable:
07.50am - Cape Tribulation Beach House
08.00am - Cape Trib Campground
08.00am - PK's Jungle Village (walk across the road to The Turtle Rock Cafe)
08.10am - Cape Tribulation Farmstay, Fruit Farm and Rainforest Hideaway
08.10am - Ferntree Rainforest Lodge
*Check in and meeting point is the Turtle Rock Cafe at 08.00am
Afternoon Courtesy bus timetable:
11.50am - Cape Tribulation Beach House
12.00pm - Cape Trib Campground
12.00pm - PK's Jungle Village (walk across the road to The Turtle Rock Cafe)
12.10pm - Cape Tribulation Farmstay, Fruit Farm and Rainforest Hideaway
12.10pm - Ferntree Rainforest Lodge
*Check in and meeting point is the Turtle Rock Cafe at 12.00pm
*please note this timetable is a guide only and pick up times are subject to change.
- Sunsuit/wetsuit/stinger suits available for hire - $8
- Prescription masks available for hire - $15
- Water, soft drinks, chocolates and cameras for sale on board.
Terms and Conditions
All fares are inclusive of Marine Park fees and GST. Sites are weather and tide permitting. Ocean Safari reserves the right to arrange alternative itinerary when necessary.
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure.
Please note that in the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.
Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1.5% surcharge for VISA, MASTERCARD and AMEX card purchases.
All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the tour or package. If the tour operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to the departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season. Please be advised that Asthma, Epilepsy, diabetes, any major heart or lung problems and pregnancy will permit them from diving. A dive medical must be obtained from a doctor prior to departure.
Thank you for booking with Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.