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Special Departures

Arlington Reef Pontoon

Closest Outer-Reef Location

Maximum Reef, Minimum Travel

Your Great Barrier Reef leisure adventure awaits with the most flexible outer-reef experience available. The Arlington Special operates a full-service outer-reef day trip during peak periods and for special adventures at special prices. Sunlover Reef Cruises has made the magnificent Arlington Reef accessible again after two decades, creating an action-packed experience with incredible value for money for visitors, groups, charters and more.

EXCLUSIVE LOCATION

Arlington Reef is one of the largest reef systems in the world-heritage Marine Park and our floating activity pontoon is the only way to view it's intricate maze of soft corals & unique underwater community.

YOUR TRIP INCLUDES:

ITINERARY

Departs on Special Dates from Cairns Marina

Sample itinerary (check departure date for correct times)
  • 9:00am - Check in starts 
  • 9:45am - Check in closes
  • 10:00am - Depart Cairns Marina 
  • 11:30am - Arrive Arlington Reef pontoon 

Enjoy 3.5 hours of reef time. So much to see and do!

  • 3:00pm - Depart Arlington Reef pontoon 
  • 4:30pm - Arrive back at Cairns Marina

*Times are approximate and subject to weather conditions.

Activities

With 3.5 hours of time on our pontoon, there's plenty of time to enjoy all of these inclusions...

EXTRA ACTIVITIES

See the reef up close & personal with a Dive or Guide!

Pricing

ARLINGTON REEF EXPERIENCE 

Pricing guide*

  • Adult $199
  • Child (4-15yrs) $99
  • Family (2A + 2C) $497

Hotel Transfers available ($22-$32pp)

VIEW LIST OF AVAILABLE DATES, TIMES & *SPECIAL PRICES
Or contact our Reef Event Specialist for groups, charter or corporate specials.

Please note that non-English speaking crew are only available on select dates. Please contact us for dates.

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