ReefQuest's day tour is a great way for the whole family to enjoy a fun-filled day on the Great Barrier Reef. Guests can choose to snorkel, scuba dive, or enjoy both, with up to three dives per day! Enjoy two different dive locations, carefully selected from ReefQuest's 17 different moorings, where you can snorkel or dive to immerse yourself in the spectacular underwater world below! With stingrays, reef sharks, clownfish, turtles and giant Maori Wrasse awaiting your arrival, you'll have a once-in-a-lifetime experience!
ReefQuest was launched in 2015 and is a fully equipped and comfortable luxury boat. She is surveyed for up to 140 passengers, taking only 80 at a time, to ensure everyone's comfort during their time with us. With state of the art equipment and facilities, both snorkellers and scuba divers are welcome on board to explore the famous Ribbon Reefs of the Great Barrier Reef in comfort. It's three levels of comfortable seating so you can enjoy spending your time in the sun, in the shade, or inside in the air conditioning as you cruise around the reef.
Snorkelling and scuba diving available
Afternoon tea and lunch served on board
Ideal for introductory and certified divers
Digital camera hire available
All snorkel equipment included, as well as stinger suits
Tea and coffee available all day
Onboard bar for purchase
Snorkel at two of 17 possible sites
Fun and informative staff
Quick ride out to the Outer Reef and back
Brand new, state-of-the-art vessel
Free guided snorkelling tours
Up to three scuba dives can be done throughout the day
Over four hours on the Outer Great Barrier Reef
Delicious tropical buffet lunch
Ample deck space
EXTRA $20pp to pay for reef taxes, port departure tax and admin fees
Snorkellers Enjoy unlimited snorkelling at two amazing locations selected carefully from our 17 private moorings on the Great Barrier Reef. Take advantage of the free guided snorkel tour and let our guides point out some amazing animals and funny sea creatures along the way. All of your snorkel gear and stinger suits are provided, as well as flotation devices for those who need it. The back of ReefQuest has an underwater platform, making it easy to get in and out of the water to ensure everyone is able to enjoy the fun or snorkelling.
Introductory divers Intro divers can take the day to do up to three dives during their trip on ReefQuest! Enjoy two dives in the morning, followed by one in the afternoon with your group of intro divers. You'll be supervised by our amazing crew, who will keep a close eye on you while you learn to scuba dive. All your scuba equipment, as well as safety instructions, are included. An added bonus is that photos are available for purchase fro our underwater photographer at the end of the day!
Certified divers Certified divers can also do up to three dives a day, with the option to hire a guide to accompany them into the underwater world below! ReefQuest was made for divers, with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities available for your day tour. All of your equipment is included, we just ask you to bring along your divers certificate and an adventurous attitude so you can enjoy your day of exploration and fun!
Reef sites You will get to visit 2 different sites during the day on either Norman, Saxon or Hastings Reef. Sites are about 70km offshore and are teeming full of life! You can look forward to seeing a huge amount of tropical fish, diverse corals, and even sea turtles, stingrays, clownfish, reef sharks and more! You will get to spend about 4 hours exploring the reefs, checking out all they have to offer. Please note sites are based on weather conditions and are carefully selected by your captain and crew to give you the best day possible!
ReefQuest is the newest boat in our fleet and is an amazing way to spend your day on the Great Barrier Reef. The informative staff will guide you through your day with ease, whether you are snorkelling or scuba diving, making sure everyone is comfortable and having fun during their tour! Choose to snorkel or scuba dive while you explore the reef, and take time to relax in the fun on our spacious decks. There is something for everyone on board ReefQuest, call us today to book your tour.
Please note divers may be subject to a medical questionnaire before they are able to dive. Please click here for more diving information and to read the medical questionnaire.
Reefquest will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenence October 06 2020 to October 27 2020
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What To Bring
Certified divers please bring cards and log books
All of the snorkelling equipment including a wetsuit or stinger suit and prescription masks are also available upon request.
Lunch - tropical buffet style of cold cuts, salads and fruit
Complimentary tea, coffee and chilled water are available throughout the day.
Please note that ALL trips aboard our vessel are subject to taxes and levies of $20 per person upon boarding the vessel (subject to change without notice). Fee includes: EMC $3.50, Fuel Levy, Port and Administration Charges $16.50.
Optional Extras: Bar facilities (soft drinks, juice, beer, wine, chocolates and ice creams can be purchased), range of quality souvenirs, camera hire purchase, guided dive, snacks.
Transfers from the Northern Beaches $20.00, payable on day of travel.
Please click here for more diving information and to read the medical questionnaire.
Terms and Conditions
Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip.
You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Fraser Tours / Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.
It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.
It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time.
All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply.
The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.
We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.
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 the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. We highly 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. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances.
Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.
Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages.
All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.
All cancellations forfeit 25% of the recommended retail price (RRP) - not the discounted/sale price. No shows or client cancellations made within 30 days of departure forfeit 100% of the total ticket price.
Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee.
It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to email@example.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.
The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.
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.
All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.
Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.
You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.
All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators.
Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.
Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.
Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel / Fraser-Tours.com . If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.
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