Calypso Reef Charters: 1 day Snorkel Trip + 2 Certified dives (Tanks & Weight Hire only)
Full Day Trip
Calypso's vessels have a capacity of 100 passengers and yet only travel with approximately 85 guests to ensure maximum comfort.
- Courtesy transfers from accommodation in the Port Douglas area.
- Morning and afternoon tea.
- Delicious buffet lunch.
- Quality Tanks & Weight Hire
- Professional crew will guide you in small groups.
- Fast safety/dive tender.
- Hot fresh water showers.
What You See:
- Three spectacular outer reef sites- we have many to choose from- our skipper will pick the best sites for your day.
- 100's of marina fish and coral species
Guests are in awe as they take time to relax on the top deck sunloungers that provide breathtaking 360 degree views of the Great Barrier Reef. The nine meter wide back deck provides easy access to enter the water to partake in marine activities.
Visiting three breathtaking sites daily, Calypso will provide you with an experience of a lifetime. Learn about marine life and eco-systems through our interpretive reef chat on board or take part in a guided snorkelling tour and surround yourself by the rainbow of brilliantly coloured fish and coral. Family owned and operated, Calypso provides day cruises from picturesque Port Douglas, located just 70 kilometers north of Cairns along a spectacular scenic costal drive. Catering for non-swimmers, first time snorkellers, introductory divers and dive enthusiasts.
7:00 to 8:20- Transfer from your accommodation
8:20 to 8:45 - Boarding commences at 8:20am at the Marina Mirage, Port Douglas.
As the Calypso crew welcome you aboard you will be fitted out with your own snorkelling equipment before relaxing with a tea/coffee and some cake.
8:45 to 10:20 - It is time to sit back and relax while we travel to our first site. If you are participating in a dive your dive guide will take this opportunity to brief you on your dive.
10:20 to 11:50 - First Site – Divers are in and snorkellers enjoy informative briefing on how to snorkel safely. After snorkelling/diving at the first site morning tea is served.
11:50 to 1:50 - We then travel to our second breathtaking site (for diving and snorkelling) where a guided snorkelling tour is available before a tropical buffet lunch is served. After all that scrumptious food you can partake in a reef interpretive chat by one of our friendly crew.
1:50 to 3:10 - It is then off to our last site for another snorkel and diving opportunity before enjoying afternoon tea.
3:10 to 4:30 - Cruise home returning at approximately 4:30pm.
4:30 - Transfers back to your accommodation
Departs: Boarding at 8.20am for a 8.45am departure from the Marina Mirage, Port Douglas.
Returns: Approximately 4.30pm.
Transfers: Complimentary transfers within Port Douglas. $34 from Palm Cove and Northern Beaches. $39 from Cairns.
Reef Tax: Government Environmental Management Charge of $6
Fuel Levy: Due to fluctuations in world oil prices it may be necessary to charge a fuel levy