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Explore the underwater realm of one of the world’s seven wonders: the Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef is home to an abundance of tropical fish species, colourful coral reefs, a variety of sea stars, sea cucumbers and urchins, giant clams and turtles and boasts ideal water temperatures all year-round, making it the perfect destination for snorkelling adventures.
Your Snorkelling Adventure
To ensure everyone gets to experience snorkelling in the Great Barrier Reef, Ocean Dynamics offers tour options to all levels of snorkeller – whether you are a novice or an experienced snorkeller our experienced guides have designed experiences appropriate for a variety of skill levels.
During your snorkelling tour you will have the opportunity to dive in breathtaking locations along the reef, both hand-picked to showcase the most stunning underwater scenes the Whitsunday Islands’ has to offer.
Guided Snorkel (& Dive) Tour*
Enjoy a half day experience to a breathtaking inner reef location just a short distance from Hayman Island. This tour is designed for snorkellers of all ages and experience levels. From the moment you step on board the vessel, our experienced team will make you feel at home and look after you throughout your reef experience.
On this bespoke inner reef guided snorkel tour you will find an abundance of tropical fish species, colourful coral reefs, a variety of sea stars, sea cucumbers & urchins, giant clams and turtles to keep you amused for hours.
If seeing the Great Barrier Reef is on your to-do-list, join us for a short journey to the reef and experience the beauty of this region.
This tour is suited for all levels of snorkelling experience from the novice or beginner snorkeller to those who have snorkelled many times before.
This is an informative and educational tour offering introduction to the marine environment. Your experienced guide will ensure your Great Barrier Reef snorkel experience is one to remember.
Price: $195 per adult / $150 per child (1-12 years)
Optional: private snorkel guides can be added to your tour who will look after your group exclusively (additional charges apply & subject to availability).
Advanced Guided Snorkel (& Dive) Tour*
Travelling further afield aboard one of our high speed sports vessels, our advanced dive and snorkel option offer experienced snorkellers and divers the opportunity to explore both outer and inner reef. With locations chosen on prevailing weather and tide conditions to maximise your Great Barrier Reef adventure, these tours will be with a small group of experienced snokellers and certified divers.
Our advanced guided dive and snorkel tour offers guests with their open water dive certification, or who are experienced and confident snorkellers, the chance to travel further afield on one of our high speed sports vessels to explore inner and outer reef systems. Locations will be chosen based on prevailing weather and tide conditions to maximise your underwater adventure.
Our Advanced Snorkel & Dive Tour is only suitable to snorkellers who are experienced and confident in the water. Please keep this in mind when selecting this tour.
At both the inner reef and outer reef you’ll find an abundance tropical fish species, colourful coral reefs, a variety of sea stars, sea cucumbers & urchins, giant clams and turtles to keep you amused for hours.
Price: $250 per person (minimum age 12 years)
Optional: private snorkel guides can be added to your tour (additional charges apply)
All Dive & Snorkel Tour inclusions:
Your diving and/or snorkelling adventure includes:
- A return luxury boat trip from InterContinental Hayman Island to two reef locations
- A picnic lunch packed for each individual guest
- Refreshments provided throughout the day including non-alcoholic beverages
- Snorkelling and dive equipment provided
- Lycra wet suits for protection from the sun and marine environment
Make your experience extra special by upgrading your experience to include the following:
- An underwater photo package from $125
- Access to premium dive equipment from $300 pp
- Your own private snorkel guide from $1000 per day
- Your own private dive guide from $1000 per day
- Sea Scooter hire @ $200/scooter
All guests diving and snorkelling will be required to fill out a medical questionnaire to ensure that you have no medical problems (past or present) or taking any medication that may be contradictory to diving or snorkelling. Some medical conditions and / or medication may prevent you from diving or snorkelling. If you are unsure about this, please discuss this with our team at the time of booking.
* This tour is operated and managed by Ocean Dynamics, a third party operator to InterContinental Hayman Island Resort supplying snorkel, dive, boat charter and motorised water sports tours and services. As a consequence, InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is not responsible for the services supplied and cannot be held liable for any damages, losses, personal injury, costs and any other liability in relation to the operation of these services.