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1770 Great Barrier Reef Cruises - Lady Musgrave Island

1770 Great Barrier Reef Cruises - Lady Musgrave Island

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Cruise aboard the NEW "Spirit of 1770" for only 75 minutes and spend a full day exploring the Natural Wonders of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

Lady Musgrave Island and Lagoon is a true coral cay situated only 32 nautical miles from the Town of 1770. Lady Musgrave National Park is a tropical paradise abundant in pisonia forests and bird life. The island is set on 3000 acres of living reef with a deepwater coral lagoon wich is unique to the entire Great Barrier Reef Region. Their vessel enters the calm waters of the lagoon and moors only 300 metres from the island. This provides a protected haven for all age groups to explore the wonders of a living reef eco-system and the colourful variety of marine life - all in one great day!

The Day Cruise includes: 6 hours on the Outer Barrier Reef; Snorkelling in the crystal clear waters of the lagoon; Viewing the coral gardens through our spacious glass-bottom boat; Snorkelling and viewing in the lagoon at Coral Bay; Walking through the islands flora and fauna; Feeding the colourful variety of marine life; Discovering turtles and manta rays (all year round) and humpback whales in season; 1.5 hours reef fishing for your own catch; Tropical buffet luncheon plus morning and afternoon teas included; Quality snorkelling equipment, fishing equipment, flotation vests and sunscreen are included; Wetsuits are available for hire; Plus friendly personalised service.

LADY MUSGRAVE DAY CRUISE INCLUDES:
  • 6 hours on the Outer Barrier Reef
  • Snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the lagoon at two different snorkeling sites throughout the day
  • Viewing the coral gardens through our spacious glass bottom boat (6 meters of viewing chambers)
  • Snorkeling and viewing in the lagoon at Coral Bay
  • Guided island walk with informative commentary
  • Feeding the colourful variety of marine life
  • Discovering turtles and manta rays (all year round), and humpback whales in season
  • Tropical buffet luncheon with prawns plus morning and afternoon teas included
  • Plus friendly personalised service
  • Quality Snorkeling equipment, fishing equipment, floatation vests, optical masks and sunscreen provided
  • Optional afternoon of reef fishing for your own catch - and we always catch fish (bookings essential. Ages 12 and over only)
  • Wetsuits are available for hire

Pricing:

Adult: $180.00
Student/Senior: $170.00
Child (4-14yrs): $80.00
Family (2ad + 2ch): $455.00

ADDITIONAL FEE $10 PER PERSON “ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT CHARGE (payable direct)

Valid 01/04/14 - 31/03/15

OPTIONAL SCUBA DIVING

World class Outer Reef Wall dive sites and lagoon dives for certified and beginner divers
- Certified divers from $60, with a guide, Scuba qualification card must be provided.
- Introductory dives - $95

Departures:

Departs 1770 Marina daily at 8.00am and returns approx. 5.00pm.

Shuttle Bus Service from Bundaberg/Bargara to 1770
$20 per adult return & $10 per child Return. Must be booked.

WHAT TO BRING

To ensure you have the best possible time on day trip there are few things to consider while packing you bag. Below are few suggestions to make you day a pleasant, comfortable and unforgettable:
  • Sunscreen, hat and sunglasses
  • Swimmers and towel
  • Camera/Video camera: if you are considering snorkeling an underwater camera will help you capture the unique and colourful marine life
  • Comfortable sand shoes
  • Jacket/Jumper
  • If you suffer from motion sickness you may wish to bring motion sickness tablets for the boat trip over and back