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Calypso Reef Charters
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Indicative Rate* $190.00 to $295.00 Tour - All Entries

07 4099 6999
info@tropicaljourneys.com
www.calypsoreefcruises.com

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Description

Calypso Reef Cruises, Port Douglas, offers family cruises, reef tours and dive trips to the Great Barrier Reef for snorkelling and scuba diving. Their reef trip is suitable for all ages and provides a unique reef experience for all guests. Departing daily from the Marina Mirage, the experienced crew will take you to the World Heritage Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in their fast, stable and comfortable vessel, Calypso.

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There can be few words left to describe that moment when you actually dip your head under the water and witness Australia's Great Barrier Reef for the first time. It's a bit like you've stepped uninvited into an impossibly colourful underwater world where sea life is busily going about its business just like it has for thousands of years.

There's no getting around it. The Great Barrier Reef is a truly amazing spectacle and to get the best possible experience, you need to be in the hands of experts, people who know the reef like their own back yard. If you want a personal reef experience then blissfully Calypso will provide it.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Car park
    Car park
  • Checkin Desk
    Checkin Desk
  • Crewed charter
    Crewed charter
  • Guide
    Guide
  • Public Telephone
    Public Telephone
  • Public Transport
    Public Transport
  • Waiting Area
    Waiting Area

Activities

  • Cruising
    Cruising
  • Scuba-Diving
    Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
    Snorkelling
  • Swimming
    Swimming

Other Information

Children:
Children are more than welcome and snorkel equipment is available for children aged from three to four years and upwards. It is recommended that you bring goggles for children any younger, so that they are custom for the child's size.

Cancellation Policy

A full refund may be available, only with 24 hours notice or more. Please contact the operator for more information.

General Comments

Included in the tour are transfers from accommodation in Port Douglas, morning/afternoon tea, lunch, all equipment, guided snorkelling tour and an interpretive reef talk.

Space and comfort has been created and utilised on every part of these magnificent vessels. Guests are in awe as they take time to relax on the top deck sunlounges that provide breathtaking 360 degree views of the Great Barrier Reef.

Another feature of the sleek catamaran is the nine metre wide back deck which provides plenty of room, comfort and ease as you enter the water to partake in marine activities. Large, spacious upper and lower foredecks have been designed with comfortable day bed seating to maximise outdoor relaxation.

Visiting three breathtaking sites daily from Port Douglas, Calypso will provide you with an experience of a lifetime. Learn about the marine life and eco-systems through their reef interpretive chat on board or take part in a guided snorkelling tour and surround yourself by the rainbow of brilliantly coloured fish and coral.

Calypso Reef Charters has set itself a class above the rest. With the stylishly modern and custom designed catamaran 'Calypso' a new benchmark has been created for Outer Great Barrier Reef cruises.

Family owned and run, Calypso is designed to hold 125 guests however only travel with approximately 70 to ensure maximum comfort. Calypso caters for first time snorkellers, introductory divers and dive enthusiasts.

Hotel Pick-up

No charge for Port Douglas transfers. Transfers arranged from Cairns and Northern Beaches will be provided with a price at time of booking.

Tariff Text

All rates are inclusive of transfers from accommodation in Port Douglas, morning and afternoon tea, tropical buffet lunch, interpretive reef talk, snorkelling equipment, guided snorkelling tour, lycra suits, wetsuits and prescription masks.

Tank and weight only prices are available, please contact the operator for pricing.

An Environmental Management Charge of AUD5.50 is payable on board. With fluctuations in world oil prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge to the ticket price. In such cases any levy will be collected on departure


Snorkelling

Calypso at Opal Reef

Providing professional supervision and tuition, with a comprehensive snorkelling safety brief and guided snorkel tour. Flotation devices and in water assistance provided, catering for non-swimmers and also if you have never snorkelled before.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2014
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
Boarding time is 8.40am for a 9.00am departure.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$200.00$200.00Adult Tour - All Entries


Other Information

Children: Yes. Children 12 years and over can try introductory diving.

Disabled: There is limited access.



Introductory Diving

Introductory divers

No experience necessary to Scuba dive. Your PADI Dive Instructor will take you through a Discover Scuba Diving Brief highlighting all safety and skills. Once at the reef you will practice your skills both on the boat and in the water before being taken on a 30-40 minute dive with your Instructor to explore spectacular coral reefs with abundant marine life. Asthma and some other medical conditions may prevent you from diving.

Additional dives can be booked for an additional AUD 40.00 per person.

Up to three dives at three different sites available.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2014
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
Boarding is at 8.40am for a 9.00am departure.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$210.00$260.00Adult Tour - All Entries


Other Information

Children: Yes,, children 12 years and over can try an introductory dive

Disabled: There is limited access.



Certified Diving (includes full gear hire)

Divers underwater

For certified divers Calypso have a great selection of sites where their professional PADI Instructors and Dive Masters will guide you in small groups. They cater for all levels of experience and provide dive computers and a fast dive tender for your safety. You can participate in up to three spectacular dives in one day!

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Apr 2013 - 30 Jun 2014
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
Boarding is at 8.40am for a 9.00am departure.

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$245.00$295.00Adult Tour - All Entries


Other Information

Children: Only for children 12 years and up. Certification is required.



Snorkelling Only Vessel

Guided snorkelling tours

Calypso Reef Charters offers a snorkelling only vessel carrying small numbers. Operating the same itinerary as Calypso Snorkel and Dive, Calypso Snorkelling provides a relaxed environment for people to enjoy snorkelling the Great Barrier Reef.

Tour Information


Tour Departure / Return Times
Departures from 01 Mar 2013 - 30 Jun 2014
9:00am - 9:00am
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
9:00am - 4:30pm
Snorkelling Only

Tour Departs From

Tour Travels To

Rates*

FromToInclusions
$190.00$190.00Adult Tour - All Entries




* Please note: These rates are indicative based on the minimum and maximum available costs of listed products and services. To obtain a firm price from the provider, please use the contact the operator. All prices are quoted in Australian dollars.

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