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Leave the crowds behind as you step off the pristine sands of Cape Tribulation Beach and set sail for The Great Barrier Reef.
Surrounded by two breath taking World Heritage areas, you will enjoy a relaxed, fun filled day with the friendly and professional crew of Rum Runner IX.
Rum Runner IX is a 40 ft motor-sailer catamaran with a cruising speed of 12 knots.
Our travel time to the reef is 65-75 minutes, giving you around 5 hours to explore the magnificent Mackay and / or Undine coral reefs.
With a maximum of 44 passengers, our top deck allows you plenty of room to lay about enjoying the glorious Queensland sunshine.
Down on the main deck, first time snorkellers or scuba divers will be cared for by our highly trained crew to ensure your experience is a safe, and memorable one. Snorkelling demonstrations are offered once we arrive at the reef, and swimming aids are available for your comfort.
The experienced diver has the freedom to enjoy the abundant marine life. Reef Sharks, Turtles, Clown Anemonefish (made famous in the movie Finding Nemo), Trumpetfish, Giant Clams, Spotted Blue Rays, Nudibranchs, Barracuda, Potato Cod, not to mention the awesome variety of hard and soft corals are waiting to be discovered.
Your day also includes: transfers from Cow Bay to Cape Tribulation, complimentary tea and coffee, fruit platters, tropical buffet lunch, informative and interactive marine brief, complimentary glass of wine on the way home.
Rum Runner IX departs daily from Cape Tribulation beach.