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Glass Bottom Boat

Experience the Great Barrier Reef like never before

Experience Temporarily Unavailable

In line with the latest announcements from the Australian Federal Government with regard to Covid-19 and capacity management & hygiene control, the Glass Bottom Boat Experience is not available until further notice. The safety and wellbeing of our guests and staff is our priority and we will take all necessary precautions to ensure their continued welfare. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. If you have questions regarding your pre-booked Glass Bottom Boat Experience please contact us on DH.Pos@merlinentertainments.com.au for more information. 

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Ahoy mateys! Hop on board the Glass Bottom Boat

Be skippered across the NEW Day and Night on the Reef exhibit!

This ticket includes general admission to the aquarium!

Enjoy a rarely seen view of the NEW Day and Night on the Reef exhibit as you are skippered above the tank. See colourful marine life right underneath the boat as you glide across the water, and learn all about life on the Great Barrier Reef.

The Great Barrier Reef is the world’s largest coral reef system, stretching for 2,300kms along the Queensland coast. On your tour you’ll meet an array of amazing animals through the floor of the boat and over the side, including several species of shark, huge sawfish, dozens of species of vibrant tropical fish and our rescue marine turtles - all beautiful creatures which are found on the Great Barrier Reef.

Along the way you’ll learn about coral, the effects of coral bleaching and how we can all protect the Reef and its creatures in our everyday life… there’s also plenty of time for questions about your favourite animals from our team of experts!

Book online and save but you must then collect your ticket at our Experience and Tours desk located at our admissions to check in for your experience.

Please note that this experience is open to those aged 3 years and older.

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  • Hop aboard our Cruise Whitsundays Glass Bottom Boat for a unique 30 minute experience*
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the Great Barrier Reef exhibit
  • All day aquarium admission included

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  • Hop aboard our Cruise Whitsundays Glass Bottom Boat for a unique 30 minute experience*
  • Enjoy a rarely seen view of the Great Barrier Reef exhibit
  • All day aquarium admission included

Glass Bottom Boat Tour

Whitsundays Glass Bottom Boat Tour

What's included?

AGES 3+

  • A 30 minute unique experience*
  • Unique view of the Great Barrier Reef display from the water
  • Discover the unique stories about our rescue turtles, Dave, Choong and Myrtle 
  • Get access to back of house, staff-only areas of the aquarium
  • Learn about the aquarium and animals from our fun and friendly tour guides
  • All day admission to explore SEA LIFE Sydney Aquarium included

*Times subject to change

We experienced the glass bottom boat while we where here and the guy that took us on it was brilliant he made sure we got to see everything and explained so much!

Phillipa, TripAdvisor

FAQs

This is an intimate experience with only 8 people per dive so sessions often book out in advance. To avoid missing out, we recommend booking online.

Guests need to be 3 years or older to experience the Glass Bottom Boat. Those 2 years or younger are unable to participate due to height restrictions.