Outer Great Barrier Reef Cruise - Moore Reef

This fantastic outer Great Barrier Reef cruise offers a day trip to beautiful Moore Reef which provides a stunning insight to the breathtaking beauty of the colourful corals and diverse marine life of this underwater wonderland.

Located just off the coast of Cairns, this Tropical North Queensland tourist attraction is home to over 10,000 unique marine species. Make your way there in luxury aboard a modern high speed catamaran and enjoy 4 hours of activities, exploration and relaxation on the Great Barrier Reef.

Enjoy a 20 minute, fully air conditioned semi-submersible trip, with a dedicated guide on board to explain the coral and marine life that inhabit the area. Experience coral viewing like never before as the semi-submersible cruises close by. Families will also love the fully enclosed kids pool and snorkelling enclosure with a rest and view station.

Discover the sheer beauty of the crystal waters, coral gardens and tropical wildlife with snorkelling and diving tours off the outer reef pontoon, glass bottom boat tours, a smorgasbord lunch and a fantastic range of optional extras including helmet dives for a customisable Great Barrier Reef experience.

Itinerary Options

Additional charges apply for the below options.

Introductory Dive: See the amazing coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef with no experience necessary, however age restriction apply for children over 12 years of age.

Certified Dive: You haven't been scuba diving until you've dived the Great Barrier amazing locations of the Great Barrier Reef, guaranteed to impress even the most experienced of divers.

Seawalker Helmet Dive: A unique way to explore the Great Barrier Reef while keeping your face and hair dry and breathing through your nose and mouth as you would above water.

Scenic Heli Combo: Once you are out on the Sunlover Pontoon this combo tour offers an additional 10 minute scenic helicopter flight over the Great Barrier Reef with Nautilus Aviation. Experience the sheer beauty of the reef from a different point of view.


  • Coral viewing from semi-submersible craft
  • Glass bottom boat tours
  • 4 Hours at Moore Reef
  • Marine Life touch tank
  • Underwater observatory
  • Marine naturalist presentation
  • Snorkelling enclosure
  • Fully enclosed kids pool


  • Buffet lunch featuring fresh seafood, hot dishes, salads and tropical fruits
  • Travel aboard a luxury air-conditioned catamaran
  • All snorkelling equipment and tuition
  • Tea and coffee
  • Informative presentation by marine biologist


Operates: Daily
Check-in: Open from 8.30 am - 9.15 am
Departs: 9.30 am from Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street, Cairns.
Returns: 5.30 pm

Fitzroy Island Departure Option
Departs: 10.15am from the Wharf, you must arrive 15 minutes prior
Returns: 4.30pm

Additional Info

Children: 4-15 years are charged at the child rate
Operated By: Sunlover Reef Cruises