Compass Cruises

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Compass Cruises


Compass is the budget way for you to get a full day on the outer reef, to either snorkel or just enjoy the view.

Included is your snorkel gear (Stinger Suit hire optional), morning tea, lunch, and all your park fees. It takes a bit longer to the reef, but you'll get the best price day trip around.

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Guests: Maximum 100 Passengers

Included in your Great Barrier Reef Cruise :

  • 2 Spectacular Reef Locations

  • All Snorkelling equipment (Excluding Wetsuit)

  • Floatation devices

  • Stinger Suits (During stinger season November to May)

  • Friendly crew assistance fo non confident swimmers

  • Upto 4 hours on the Outer Great Barrier Reef

  • Delicious BBQ lunch with fresh salads made daily and bread rolls(dietary requirements catered for Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free and Food Allergies)

  • Boomnetting “The Wild Ride” (subject to weather conditions)

  • Fresh fruit platters

  • Tea & Coffee all day (whilst Vessel is stationary)

  • Glass of Wine Cheers & Crackers on return journey

  • Government Reef Taxes and Levies Included

We offer Glass bottom boat tours with Marine naturalist reef interpretation.

Snorkeling, scuba diving, swimming, or simply relax on the sun deck.

Compass Cruises to two unique Great Barrier Reef locations everyday... 
Hastings Reef - Alive with thousands of vivid tropical fish, this marine park preserve is famous for its Giant Clam Gardens, inquisitive Moray Eels and Huge Cod.
Breaking Patches - Located off Michaelmas Cay, this great location is renowned for its forest of corals, large sea fans and black coral tree’s, yielding some 400 species of coral in its shallow lagoon’s.

The Department of Environment and Heritage has granted Compass a special permit to visit this pristine wonder of the reef.

For more info about Cairns in general check out our guide, Exploring Cairns.