Your Day

Set sail aboard the 32 metre luxury sailing catamaran, Ocean Spirit, for a day to remember with a wide range of activities to fully experience Michaelmas Cay’s unique reef environment. Be active and enjoy all the included activities - snorkel and cruise in the semi-submersible for a diver’s view of the reef! Or if you prefer just relax and enjoy a leisurely day on the Great Barrier Reef! The choice is yours!


Included in your Ocean Spirit Day:

  • Return Ocean Spirit cruise from Cairns.
  • 8.5 hours experience with 4 hours on the Reef.
  • Morning and afternoon teas.
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch including fresh prawns.
  • Fish feeding presentation on arrival
  • Snorkelling equipment and instruction.
  • Buoyancy vests.
  • Marine Biologist presentation.
  • Semi-submersible coral viewing tour with commentary.
  • Glass of complimentary sparkling wine served on the homeward journey, cheese and crackers.
  • Lycra suits



Daily Departures from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal

Vessel departs at 8.30am and returns at 5.00pm.

Adult Child Family
Tour Price $202 $101 $505
*EMC $6.50 $6.50 $26
Total Prices $208.5 $107.5 $531


Coach Transfers

Tour prices are quoted from Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal. Transfers from most Cairns and Northern Beaches hotels/accommodation are available. Pick up times are advised on booking confirmation.

Return Coach Transfers Adult Child
Cairns $26 $17
Northern Beaches $32 $17

Optional Activity – Introductory Scuba Diving:

In addition to your cruise fare, you can choose to experience even more of the Great Barrier Reef with an exciting introductory scuba dive. The shallow waters off Michaelmas Cay offer a perfect environment for first time divers. Price $110 per person.



Additional Costs:
*EMC: $6.50 Government Environmental Management Charge (EMC) is payable per person. This applies to all adults and children 4 years and over entering the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area and is included in the total price.

General Conditions
  • Children 4-14 years. Children under 3 years free of charge.
  • Family fare – maximum of 2 adults and 2 children of the same family.
    Normal fare applies for additional children. Not applicable with any other discount.
  • All schedules, activities and prices may be varied without notice. Listed fares in Australian dollars include Goods and Services Tax. Prices valid to 31 March 2018.