Port Douglas is the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, one of the Natural Wonders of the World. There are several excellent options for visiting the Great Barrier Reef.
The majority of tours include transfers to & from Villa San Michele, morning & afternoon tea, informative reef presentation, all snorkelling equipment and instruction, guided snorkelling tours, flotation devices and tropical buffet lunch.
Certified divers can enjoy the unique experience of diving at the reef or novices can try an introductory dive – please contact us for pricing. All of the tours listed are subject to an Environmental Management Charge (EMC) of $6 per person.
Villa San Michele can book tours on your behalf at no cost. To make an enquiry or booking please visit our contact page or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Quicksilver is great for families as well as those who are unable to swim or snorkel.
Their reef cruise takes passengers to a platform at Agincourt Reef, where you can snorkel, dive or stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible.
There is also an underwater observatory and an optional extra to fly over the reef in a helicopter!
Quicksilver does not include transfers, however their departure point is just a 10 minute walk from Villa San Michele.
Adult: $246 + $6.50 EMC = $252.50
Child (4-14 years): $124 + $6.50 EMC = $130.50
Family (2 adults/2 children): $616 + $26 EMC = $642
Child (4-14 years): $7
Cruise from Port Douglas to snorkel and dive on Australia’s outer Great Barrier Reef.
Calypso Reef Cruises, Port Douglas, offers family cruises, reef tours, dive trips and sailing to the Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling and scuba diving.
Their reef trips are suitable for all ages and provide a unique reef experience for all guests.
Departing daily from Reef Marina, Port Douglas, their experienced crew will take you to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in their stable and comfortable vessels.
Adult: $230 + $6.50 EMC = $236.50
Child (4-14 years): $170 + $6.50 EMC = $176.50
Wavelength is a locally family owned & operated Australian company offering snorkelling only tours to Opal & Tongue Reefs.
Their team are either marine biologists, or have spent much of their lives on the reef. Wavelength has a maximum group size of only 46 passengers on a fast comfortable boat that’s been custom designed for a minimum environmental footprint.
Wavelength take you to 3 spectacular sites at Opal & Tongue Reefs on the Great Barrier Reef that have been hand-picked for snorkellers.
Adult: $233 + $6.50 EMC = $239.50
Child (8-14 years): $183 + $6.50 EMC = $189.50
Minimum age is 8 years