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Sunlover By Starlight - Overnight on Pontoon

Rate Option Adults Children Infants Families Extras
Sunlover by Starlight $549.00 $549.00 N/A N/A N/A

Minimum age is 12 years.  Children aged between 12-18 years must be accompanied by an adult carer.

NO BYO.  Can buy alcohol from boat before it departs in the afternoon - limit to 4 drinks per person.

Bus transfers can be arranged for an additional cost - please enquire.

Minimum 4 passengers required for this tour to operate.  Maximum of 18 passengers.

Rates are valid until 31st March 2020.

Prices are shown in Australian dollars and include GST. Prices subject to change without notice.

Cairns only live aboard pontoon product on the reef!  This is a once in a lifetime overnight reef stay, at Sunlover's Moore Reef Platform, which is located on the Great Barrier Reef, 26 nautical miles off the coast of Cairns.  Day trips to the platform operate 7 days a week, but for a lucky few, you can book to stay and "camp" on the platform under the stars.  An intimate, personalised service catering to no more than 18 overnight guests.

Enjoy 2 full days on the Outer Barrier Reef with all the exciting "day trip" inclusions. However, from 3.30pm until 11.00am the next day, this small overnight group will experience the reef environment exclusively, with the freedom to choose from relaxing on the pontoon, enjoy star gazing, watch the glorious sunset and sunrise over the Great Barrier Reef and join hosts for a private snorkel and glass bottom boat tour.  You will also get to enjoy a buffet lunch each day , gourmet cheese and fruit platters whilst watching the sunset, a 3 course BBQ dinner served by your hosts that night and breakfast the next morning.

Departure Days:  Monday, Thursday and Saturday

Check-in time: from 8.30am
Check-in closes: 9.15am
Departure time: 9:30am
Return time: 5:30pm (the following day)


Day One

  • Fast air-conditioned catamaran from Cairns Reef Fleet terminal to Moore Reef Pontoon
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Sumptuous buffet lunch (served between 12pm – 2pm)
  • Enjoy snorkelling , glass bottom boat and semi-submersible tours, touch tank presentation 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 and Milky Way!
  • Sleep in deluxe swag (pillow, blanket, sheets provided)

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 with optional activities such as scuba diving
  • Depart from 3.45pm
  • 5.30PM ARRIVE Reef Fleet Terminal Cairns with unforgettable memories


Minimum age is 12 years old.

Minimum of 4 passengers required - maximum of 18 passengers.

Helicopter transfers are available for an additional cost - please enquire.


Optional Activities at Moore Reef (while Sunlover vessel is present)

Introductory Scuba Diving - $149 pp

Certified Scuba Dive - $99 pp

Seawalker Helmet Dive - $159 pp

Guided Snorkel Tour - Adult $55 pp / Child $37 pp

RETAIL RATE per person per night
Adult $499.00
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