Magic 2

MAGIC 2 – Snorkel & Dive

Reef Magic Cruises has a rare roving permit allowing access to more than 16 premium outer reef snorkel & dive locations.  Day trips suit all active individuals keen to immerse themselves in this World Heritage listed icon.


Your itinerary:

08:00-08:30 Check-in, Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, 1 Spence Street
09:00 Depart Marlin Jetty Cairns
Spend a relaxing 5 hours over 2 premium outer reef sites
15:30 Depart the reef returning to Cairns
17:00 Arrive back in Cairns

Please note: all timings are approximate and can vary due to weather conditions and other factors out of our control.

Included in your day:

  • Less than 90 minutes travel time direct from Cairns
  • Modern, spacious, 30 metre air-conditioned fast catamaran
  • A relaxing 5 HOURS to explore 2 premium outer reef sites
  • FREE guided snorkel tour with a Marine Naturalist
  • FREE glass bottom boat tour
  • Marine Biologist presentation en route to the reef
  • All snorkelling equipment including FREE wet suit or lycra suit and personal flotation devices
  • Fish feeding and identification session with our Marine Biologist
  • Morning and afternoon tea, coffee and drinking water
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch with seafood (soup served in colder months)
  • Fresh water rinse showers & cash bar available onboard

Optional activities (at additional cost):

Available at additional cost, optional activities may be pre-booked or you may prefer to wait until the day and speak with our crew who can suggest the best activities to suit your swimming ability.


Want to learn more about the reef? Join our Marine Naturalist on an interactive snorkel safari exploring the spectacular outer reef. These sites are famous for their extensive coral formations & HUGE schools of fish! Suitable for competent snorkellers. Approximately 45 minutes. Moderate intensity.


Introductory Diving:
an introductory dive assumes no prior experience and taking visitors diving for the first time is our specialty. After a comprehensive dive brief and practising some basic in-water skills our professional instructors will guide you through an incredible underwater experience you will never forget!  Minimum age 12 years.

Certified Diving: with 5 hours at the reef experience up to 3 uniquely different dives in a day. Our dive tender provides access to a selection of magnificent drift, wall & channel dives, suiting divers of all experience levels.  Certified divers must present a valid certification card. All dives are guided for your safety and enjoyment.Please note: All diving is subject to successful completion of an onboard medical questionnaire.  Please enquire at time of booking.

Cruise Fares:

Rates are in Australian dollars, include all taxes and levies and are valid until 31-03-2017.

Magic 2 Outer Reef Cruise
Adult (15yrs+) Child (4-14yrs) Family (2A+2C)
Departing Marlin Jetty, Cairns
$178 $83 $439
Environmental Management Charge
Payable direct to Reef Magic Cruises
$7 $7 $28
Total Cost
$185 $90 $467
Cruise & Cert 2 Dive Package $255
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Included in the total cost is jetty tax, an administration fee and an Environmental Management Charge of $6.50pp levied for all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. All trips and sites visited are subject to weather/tidal conditions and at the discretion of the ships master. All prices and schedules are subject to change without notice. Cancellation fees may apply. Credit Card surcharges apply.

Activity Fares

Guided Snorkel Tour FREE!
Guided Snorkel Safari $30 Adult $15 Child
Introductory Diving (1st/2nd/3rd dive) $70 / $50 / $50
Certified Diving (1st/2nd/3rd dive) $70 / $35 / $35
Wet Suit or Lycra Suit Hire FREE!

Coach transfers:

Available for just $18 per adult & $9 per child return from all Cairns City accommodation and $22 per adult & $11 per child from all Northern Beaches accommodation. Pick-up time will be notified at time of booking. Sole use charter coaches are a cost effective alternative for groups of 20 or more passengers. Price on application.

What to bring:

  • Swimmers
  • Towel
  • Sun protection (SPF 30+ water resistant)
  • Hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera
  • Cash ($AUD) or Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard) for any onboard purchases.

Where do we go?

Reef Magic Cruises rare roving permit provides access to a selection of over 16 Outer Reef moorings.  Our experienced crew will choose the 2 premium sites each day ensuring locations visited are best suited to the conditions of the day.