Action Getaway

If you want an adrenaline rush this is the package for you!  This Action Getaway has it all – Great Barrier Reef, flying through the Daintree Rainforest and skydiving!

Reef Encounter

Australia’s floating hotel, “Reef Encounter” offers luxury facilities of a land-based resort while cruising the pristine waters of the spectacular Great Barrier Reef making it one of the most unique holidays escapes in Australia.

Multi-share accommodation offers dormitory style cabins with three bunk beds to a room. All cabins have their own ensuite. You can choose from a variety of packages to experience the Great Barrier Reef – whether it be to enjoy the sunset and sleep on the reef, go snorkeling, become a certified diver with a learn to dive course or if you’re a qualified scuba diver, enjoy the amazing variety of coral and marine life in this world heritage marine habitat.

The Reef Encounter Team is the best in the business, winning personal awards for outstanding customer service in the tourist industry year after year!

Reef Encounter Facilities

  • A fully air conditioned 35 metre catamaran hotel, designed for the utmost stability and comfort at sea
  • Large dining saloon
  • TV and lounge area
  • Outdoor, fresh water hot-tub
  • Spacious sundeck with sun loungers
  • Fully licenced bar
  • Large, easy access dive and snorkel platforms
  • Helicopter pad on the roof for low-flying scenic helicopter tours over the coral reef as your transfer to/from Reef Encounter (optional extra)

Reef Encounter Accommodation

  • Check In time:  10.00am    Check Out time:  8.00am
  • Air-conditioned cabins multishare bunk cabin
  • All cabins have their own en-suite toilet & shower
  • Towels and toiletries provided (soap, shampoo)
  • All cabins have Australian power outlets

What’s Included

  • Sleep on the Great Barrier Reef with Reef Encounter
  • All meals prepared fresh daily, by our onboard Chef. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and desert. Fruit available throughout the day along with tea & coffee. All dietary requirements will be catered for – please advise us of these when booking
  • The best crew on the reef! The Reef Encounter team is the best in the business, winning personal and professional awards for outstanding customer service in the tourism industry year after year
  • The latest snorkelling and scuba diving equipment (wetsuits are a small additional charge)
  • Glass bottom boat tour upon request
  • On the voyage to Reef Encounter, you will have the option to listen to an informative Marine Biology presentation about the coral reef and marine animals
  • Free luggage storage facility available at our offices in the Cairns City

Reef Encounter Overnight Itinerary Sample

Day One

7:30 am Breakfast onboard Reef Experience, Marlin Jetty “A” Finger, Cairns. Meet your Top Deck Attendant.

8:00 am Depart Marlin Jetty Marine Biologist Presentation Scuba Dive and Snorkel briefing

9:30 am Arrive Outer Great Barrier Reef ~ Transfer to Reef Encounter

10:30 am Snorkel Session – Sun bake and relax

12 Noon Buffet Lunch

1:30 pm Scuba Dive and Snorkel Session – Relaxation time

3:00 pm Cruise to our next Outer Great Barrier Reef Location

3:30 pm Scuba Dive and Snorkel Session – Relaxation Time

5:30 pm Sunset Cocktails

6:30 pm Dinner under the stars (weather permitting)

7:30 pm Night scuba dive Relaxation time, Stargazing, board games or movie

Day Two

6:30 am Early Morning Scuba Dive or Snorkel Session

7:30 am Breakfast served in your Cabin

8:00 am Cruise to next Outer Great Barrier Reef Site

8:30 am Scuba Dive or Snorkel session

10:30 am Scuba Dive or Snorkel session

12:00 pm Buffet Lunch

1:30 pm Snorkel Session, Glass Bottom Boat Tour – Sunbake – Relax

3:00 pm Transfer from Reef Encounter to Reef Experience Wine, Cheese and Tropical Fruit Platters on return Journey

4:30 pm Arrive at Marlin Marina Cairns Itineraries can change slightly due to different Season

Lets Go Jungle Surfing

Travel to Cape Tribulation and experience this exciting activity, all in one day!

Cape Tribulation Jungle Surfing is a unique and exhilarating way to experience the beauty of the  world-renowned Daintree Rainforest – a fun, educational, fully-guided,  all-weather activity where your feet don’t touch the ground. Fly through the  trees on flying fox ziplines, stopping at five platforms with bird’s eye views  over the treetops, down to cascading streams and out to the Great   Barrier Reef.

A highly trained team will be with you every step  of the way to lead you safely through the canopy and into a treetop world,  offering interpretation and insight into our World Heritage Listed rainforest environment from every platform.

Cape Tribulation Jungle Surfing is ideal for the young and the young at heart

Jungle Surfing Inclusions

  • One of the most  scenic coastal drives in Australia  along the Captain Cook Highway  to Port Douglas.
  • The Wildlife  Habitat – See the endangered  cassowary and other wildlife, with the opportunity to have your photo taken  holding a koala, snake or crocodile (extra cost). Breakfast or snacks available  for purchase.
  • Daintree River Cable  Ferry – Cross and enter Daintree National Park  into Cape Tribulation.
  • Picnic Lunch  at a picturesque setting.
  • Cape Tribulation Jungle  SurfingFly through the trees on  ziplines, with a bird’s eye view into the canopy and out to the reef.
  • Return transfers.

Jungle Surfing Itinerary

  • 07:30 – Bus transfers commence from Cairns City accommodation
  • 0900 – Arrive at The Wildlife Habitat (Port Douglas)
  • 1100 – Daintree River Cruise
  • 1200 – Alexandra Lookout
  • 1230 – Picnic Lunch
  • 1345 – Jungle Surfing Canopy Tour
  • 1630 – Depart Cape Tribulation
  • 1930 – Arrive back to Cairns
* Please note times are approx only

What to Bring Jungle Surfing

  • Closed walking  shoes
  • Long shorts and  trousers (no skirts)
  • Camera
  • Hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Water resistant  15+ sunscreen
  • Money for  drinks, snacks & souvenirs

Jungle Surfing Additional Information

  • Weight Restrictions – Maximum Weight 120kg/260lbs (19 Stone)
  • Not recommended  for pregnant women.
  • No prior  experience or specific fitness required.
  • If you have  restricted mobility or are concerned about a specific medical condition, please  contact us prior to the tour and we will be happy to discuss your requirements  and make our best efforts to accommodate you.

Cairns 14,000ft Skydive!

Skydiving is one of the most popular and extreme adventure sports a person can do and will be the biggest thrill of your life!

Scream with delight during your 60 second free fall,  engrossed only in the here an now, as you soar through the air as free as a bird.

Once your parachute opens you will slowly glide through the air looking down at the breathtaking beauty of what is beneath you.

You will be in great hands with Australia’s No1 Skydiving Company. With 40 years experience and over 2 million skydives.

Cairns, Tropical North Queensland is the ideal and most popular places to Skydive, with it’s natural beauty and stunning views of the great Barrier Reef and amazing Tropical Rainforest.

Your Skydive Inclusions

  • 1 x 14,000 foot Tandem Skydive
  • Full Colour Certificate of Achievement
  • Airconditioned bus transfers to and from your accommodation
  • 5 Star check in and departure lounge
  • Complimentary Coffee and Tea before departing Cairns at Skydive office.
  • Airconditioned lounge area and lockers available
  • Modern upto date skydiving equipment

What to Bring

  • Clothing – Wear comfortable loose clothing as you would normally dress for the weather on the day.
  • We recommend you do not wear Singlet Tops
  • Wear sports shoes, or runners.
  • Pay on Board APF Levy of $25.00 can be paid by  cash, credit card, EFTPOS,

Photos and Videos

Only the best Go Pro 3 HD Cameras are used by the Skydiving Instructor 

  • Photos Only
  • Video Only
  • Video and Photos
  • All Skydive Video and  Photo packages are supplied on a free souvenir 4 gig USB flash drive.

Skydiving Itinerary

(Depending on what time you choose for your skydive – 8 am or 11 am) Below is based on the 11 am Tour

  • 1045 – Bus transfer from your Cairns City accommodation
  • 1145 – Arrive just outside of Innisfail at the Skydive headquarters
  • 1200 – Meet & Greet
  • 1230 – Tuition
  • 1300 – Gear up
  • 1330 – Groups start taking off
  • 1345 – Reach max for jump
  • 1350 – Jump
  • 1356 – Land on either park or beach
  • 1400 – Once you have completed your jump you can use the facilities at the headquarters of swimming pool, table tennis or watch TV
  • 1600 – Depart the skydive headquarters
  • 1700 – Arrive back to your accommodation

Additional Information

  • Please note: Persons weighing over 95 kg’s may incur an extra charge.
  • Maximum weight for skydiving is 110 kilos
  • $25 Australian Parachute Federation Levy is payable on the day.
  • Northern Beaches accommodation bus transfers would be $30 pay on board.

PLEASE NOTE:  As this package includes Reef Encounter Multi-Share cabin the minimum age to book is 18 years old

from $915
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Included

Multishare – Liveaboard

Bunk Bed

Dormitory style rooms with 3 bunk beds.

Skydive North Queensland

Cairns Skydive

Tandem Skydive - 14,000ft

Feel the adrenalin from 14,000ft!

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Jungle swing Cape Tribulation, North Queensland Australia

Cape Tribulation Jungle Surfing Day Tour

Cape Tribulation Jungle Surfing Day Tour

Fly through the trees on flying fox ziplines - that is Jungle Surfing!

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