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Great Barrier Reef Overnight Experience

by Cruise Whitsundays Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
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Sleep under the stars at the Great Barrier Reef. Spend two days on the spacious Reefworld pontoon. Spend the night on the upper deck or sleep in the open-air. Enjoy lots of water activities, including snorkelling, by day, and stargaze by night.

Depart Airlie Beach or your island resort in the morning and head out to the Great Barrier Reef for your two-day and one-night adventure. Arrive at Heart Pontoon—an innovative pontoon—and enjoy activities including snorkelling, swimming, semi-sub rides, fish viewing from the underwater observatory, and sunbathing on the deck.

In the afternoon the vessel departs the pontoon, meaning you have the place to yourself – with the crew and fellow overnight guests. Soak up the unique tranquility of the Great Barrier Reef and enjoy a gourmet delicious antipasto platter on the top deck while the sun sinks lower on the horizon followed by a beautiful dinner under the stars.

Be amazed by the stars while so far from shore. Lie back and absorb this unique experience before the tranquillity of being in the middle of the ocean lulls you to sleep. At night, sleep under the stars in a comfy swag set up on the top deck of the pontoon.

Start your second day with a hearty breakfast and relish the seclusion until the crowd arrives around noon. Then enjoy another day full of fun water activities before heading back to the mainland.

Sleep under the stars at the Great Barrier Reef. Spend two days on the spacious Reefworld pontoon. Spend the night on the upper deck or sleep in the open-air. Enjoy lots of water activities, including snorkelling, by day, and stargaze by night.

Depart Airlie Beach or your island resort in the morning and head out to the Great Barrier Reef for your two-day and one-night adventure. Arrive at Heart Pontoon—an innovative pontoon—and enjoy activities including snorkelling, swimming, semi-sub rides, fish viewing from the underwater observatory, and sunbathing on the deck.

In the afternoon the vessel departs the pontoon, meaning you have the place to yourself – with the crew and fellow overnight guests. Soak up the unique tranquility of the Great Barrier Reef and enjoy a gourmet delicious antipasto platter on the top deck while the sun sinks lower on the horizon followed by a beautiful dinner under the stars.

Be amazed by the stars while so far from shore. Lie back and absorb this unique experience before the tranquillity of being in the middle of the ocean lulls you to sleep. At night, sleep under the stars in a comfy swag set up on the top deck of the pontoon.

Start your second day with a hearty breakfast and relish the seclusion until the crowd arrives around noon. Then enjoy another day full of fun water activities before heading back to the mainland.

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Great Barrier Reef Overnight Experience

Activity Location

Reefworld

Whitsunday Island

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Cruise Whitsundays Check-In Office

    Maritime Terminal at Port of Airlie

    Airlie Beach 4802

  • Daydream Island

    Daydream Island

  • Hamilton Island

    Hamilton Island


Highlights

  • Exclusive overnight experience on the Great Barrier Reef

  • Only place in Australia where you can sleep on the reef

  • Star gazing on the open sea

  • 2 days of snorkelling, swimming & viewing marine life

  • Colourful underwater world & reef to explore


Inclusions

  • 2-day, 1-night cruise and stay at Heart Pontoon

  • Admission fees

  • Breakfast on days 1 and 2

  • Morning and afternoon tea on days 1 and 2

  • Lunch on days 1 and 2

  • Overnight stay at Reefworld

  • Snorkel mask/snorkel/fin rental

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Drinks/bottled water/snacks

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your Airlie Beach hotel


Know Before You Book

  • This venue is not wheelchair accessible.

  • You must be aged 12 or older.

  • Travellers aged 12-17 must be accompanied by a paying adult (18+ years).

  • Maximum group size is 12 people.

  • Check-in is 30 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.