there's nothing like theSunlover by starlight experience

INFO AND INCLUSIONS

Experience Australia’s most unique small group adventure, glamping overnight on the outer Great Barrier Reef on a floating multi-level pontoon. Wrapped up in your deluxe swag under brilliant southern night skies. Imagine waking to an ocean sunrise, filling your lungs with tropical air before snorkelling over the world’s largest living organism and enjoying the freshest breakfast prepared by your Sunlover hosts.
Sunlover by Starlight is the latest tourism product offering from Cairns in tropical north Queensland with guests (known affectionately by us as Star-lights) enjoying 2 days and one night afloat on Moore Reef pontoon enjoying all meals which include sunset platters, three course barbeque and fully cooked buffet breakfast. Starlight guests enjoy all the included day activities such as self-guided snorkelling, semi-submarine and glass bottom boat tours, underwater observatory and interactive presentations of marine life. Exclusive activities for Starlights only include private snorkel safari and glass bottom boat tours to otherwise inaccessible areas of Moore Reef.

Stunning scenery

The ultimate Great Barrier Reef experience, for something extra special.

activites

There are a bunch of activities to be enjoyed while on the reef. We also offer additional activities that you can purchase.

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activities

Snorkel

guided snorkel safari

A guided snorkelling safari is the ideal way to optimise your Great Barrier Reef snorkelling experience. Our professional marine naturalist will guide you on a 30 minute in water tour, showcasing the reef and its unique marine life.

You can see and learn about the world’s largest Bi-Valve the Giant Clam, Clown Fish with their host Anemone Coral, and Giant Blue Starfish. You’ll also learn a myriad of other facts about the amazing corals and marine life which you will only ever see on Queensland’s World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.

PRICE

Adult $49
CHILD (4-14YO)$35

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activities

Scuba Dive

INTRODUCTORY SCUBA DIVE

If you really want to get close to the amazing coral and marine life of the Great Barrier Reef, join an introductory scuba dive during your day at Sunlover’s pontoon.

You can see and learn about the world’s largest Bi-Valve the Giant Clam, Clown Fish with their host Anemone Coral, and Giant Blue Starfish. You’ll also learn a myriad of other facts about the amazing corals and marine life which you will only ever see on Queensland’s World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.

You can see and learn about the world’s largest Bi-Valve the Giant Clam, Clown Fish with their host Anemone Coral, and Giant Blue Starfish. You’ll also learn a myriad of other facts about the amazing corals and marine life which you will only ever see on Queensland’s World Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.

First class equipment and a maximum of four people per instructor ensures a safe and fun activity for all.

price

price per person $145

*Subject to medical checklist. Minimum age 12 years.

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Certified Scuba Dive

You haven’t scuba dived until you have scuba dived amid the splendour of the Great Barrier Reef!

Note: All divers must complete a medical questionnaire/declaration on-board. A history of asthma, heart conditions and/or other medical conditions or medications may prohibit scuba diving. If medical is failed onboard no refund will be given for Seawalker or dive options. Guests are advised to review medical checklists/requirements with their booking agent prior to booking.

PRICE

Per Person$95

*Subject to medical checklist. Minimum age 12 years.

activities

Helmet Dive

SEAWALKER HELMET DIVE

Try the optional Seawalker Platform Helmet Diving and experience the Great Barrier Reef without getting your hair wet.

Seawalker has been designed to introduce people to the excitement of the underwater world, even without any prior dive knowledge or experience.

You will be guided on your adventure by one of our qualified Seawalker diving instructors. Unlike traditional scuba diving, Seawalker enables you to breathe through your nose and mouth as you would above water. Seawalker also allows you to keep your face and hair dry while you experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.  All the excitement of scuba diving and ideal for non-swimmers.

First class equipment and a maximum of six people per instructor ensures a safe and fun activity for all.

Note: All divers must complete a medical questionnaire/declaration on-board. A history of asthma, heart conditions and/or other medical conditions or medications may prohibit scuba diving. If medical is failed onboard no refund will be given for Seawalker or dive options. Guests are advised to review medical checklists/requirements with their booking agent prior to booking. Minimum age is 12 years

PRICE

Per Person$155

*Subject to medical checklist. Minimum age 12 years.

Itinerary

DAY one
  • Travel to Fitzroy Island on-board our air-conditioned catamaran.
  • Morning and Afternoon tea
  • Sumptuous buffet lunch (served between 12pm – 2pm)
  • Enjoy snorkelling, glass bottom boat and semi-submersible tours, touch tank presentation, all diving options and fish feeding
  • 3.30pm – 3.45pm day guests return to Cairns
  • Introduction to hosts, other guests, pontoon orientation and swag demonstration
  • Sunset of the Great Barrier Reef with gourmet cheese and fruit platters
  • Three course BBQ dinner is served
  • Night-time marine life presentation in the underwater observatory
  • Star gazing with your hosts and view uninterrupted southern night sky, spot the Southern Cross, planets and Milky Way!
DAY two
  • Sunrise over the Great Barrier Reef
  • Breakfast
  • Morning activities commence, experience an exclusive guided snorkel safari with your host and marine specialists and glass bottom boat tour
  • Morning Tea
  • From 11.30am Sunlover Reef Cruises day boat arrives
  • Enjoy all the day inclusions of the day tour, and dive and Seawalker options
  • Depart from 3.45pm
  • 5.30PM arrive Reef Fleet Terminal Cairns with unforgettable memories

PRICING

Prices are valid from 1st April 2017 – 31st March 2018

Sunlover By Starlight Pricing

Sunlover by Starlight leaves from the Reef Fleet Terminal in Cairns. To add hotel transfers to your standard ticket, see below.

Sunlover by starlight

Adult $499
Child (min. age 12 yrs) $499

ADD Cairns Hotel Transfer

Adult $22
Child (MIN. AGE 12 YRS) $22

ADD Northern Beaches Transfer

Adult $32
Child (MIN. AGE 12 YRS) $32