Outer Reef with Calypso cruises



calypso rates

All cruises are inclusive of morning & afternoon tea, tropical buffet lunch, interpretive reef talk, snorkelling equipment, guided snorkel tour, lycra suits and wetsuits.
Transfers from accommodation in the Port Douglas area are included in the rates but there is limited availability. Cairns and Northern Beaches transfers are available upon request – fees apply.

*Environmental Management Charge: $6.00 (payable on board). Please visit the GBRMPA website for an explanation of this charge.

**Child: 4 – 14 years inclusive.

***Minimum age for Introductory Diving is 12 years.

Fuel Levy: May be payable on board (contact us for further information).

Cancellation Policy:   A full refund on bookings only applies if 24 hours notice is given prior to travelling. On the rare occasion of extreme weather conditions, Calypso may cancel a trip. In the case of cancellation due to weather conditions, Calypso will attempt to reschedule passengers to another day or provide a refund.


    • 7:00 to 8:20

Transfers from your accommodation commences.

    • 8:20 to 8:45

Boarding commences at 8:20am at the Reef Marina, Port Douglas. As the Calypso crew welcome you aboard you will be fitted out with your own snorkelling equipment before relaxing with light refreshments.

    • 8.45 to 10:10

It is time to sit back and relax while we travel to our first site. If you are participating in a dive your dive guide will take this opportunity to brief you on your dive.

    • 10:20 to 11:15

First Site – Divers are briefed, enter water while snorkellers enjoy an informative talk on how to snorkel safely. After snorkelling/diving at the first site morning tea is served.

    • 11:50 to 1:50

Second Site – We travel to our second breathtaking site (for diving and snorkelling) where a guided snorkelling tour is available before a tropical buffet lunch is served. After all that scrumptious food you can partake in a reef interpretive chat by one of our friendly crew.

    • 1:50 to 3:10

Third Site – A short trip to our final site for another snorkelling and diving opportunity before enjoying afternoon tea.

    • 3:10 to 4:30

Cruise home returning at approximately 4:30pm.

    • 4:30 to 6:00

Transfers back to your accommodation.