The Great Barrier Reef Tour

Lady Musgrave Island Great Barrier Reef Tour

Sunset Safaris offers the best Great Barrier Reef holiday packages to suit a range of budgets and tastes. With departure points in Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and now Hervey Bay/Maryborough, we make it convenient and easy to enjoy your vacation. Listed as one of the 7 natural wonders of the world, the beautiful Great Barrier Reef is a must see, and there’s no better way to see it than with an organised package tour with the experts at Sunset Safaris.

We also offer fantastic Fraser Island 4WD adventure tours and much more, so make sure you browse our entire website today if you’re planning on a Queensland getaway.

Special Offer

Every Great Barrier Reef 3-Day Tour NOW INCLUDES a FREE Sunset Tour worth over $35 - ONLY - With Sunset Safaris.

The Town of 1770!

Australia's Best Kept Secret - The town of 1770...

Australia's Best Kept Secret - The town of 1770.

Only a few Hours from Brisbane is the majestic township of Agnes Water & 1770, the Start of the Great Barrier Reef. The town of 1770 is Australia's best kept sLaying-under-Pandanas-smallecret, boasting the most amazing Sunsets and beaches in Oz. Experience the beautiful town of 1770 on your Great Barrier Reef tour.

Here you have the choice to play as hard as you like on your Great Barrier Reef holiday with some of our amazing optional extra activities. Alternatively you can relax on the beach or around the pool and take it easy. Our resort is located on a long stretch of beach, where you can go swimming or enjoy a walk across the headland areas to see amazing views. This is a Great Barrier Reef tour of surprising contrasts.

A spectacular Great Barrier Reef holiday wildlife experience!

Snorkel with the turtles at the Great Barrier ReefEnjoy a safe, yet utterly exhilarating underwater wildlife experience on your Great Barrier Reef tour. You have nothing to fear with Sunset Safaris Great Barrier Reef holidays. Lady Musgrave Island is recognised as the most northern point on the Great Barrier Reef to be Stinger Free. This gives you confidence to snorkel, swim and dive without the constant worry of life threatening jellyfish.

Turtles use Lady Musgrave Island as a major nesting area. It is not uncommon to see baby turtles hatching and trying to make their way out to sea. You can even go for a swim with the turtles as they wait patiently allowing themselves to be cleaned by little fish that clear their shells of debris and parasites.

An Underwater Paradise! The best Value diving on the Great Barrier Reef

The best Value diving on the Great Barrier Reef

Sunset Safaris Great Barrier Reef tours offer a diving option for those who would like to experience the thrill of going down while on the reef. We offer the best value beginner and certified dives on your Great Barrier Reef holiday. The fishing at Lady Musgrave is SENSATIONAL! BIG tropical reef fish are caught here, and all fishing equipment is supplied.


Your Great Barrier Reef Tour - BEST VALUE EVER

Snorkel amoungst Coral and Fish on the Great Barrier ReefOffering the best value Great Barrier Reef tours in Australia, Sunset Safaris takes you to one of the most beautiful coral cays in the world, Lady Musgrave Island. This breathtaking piece of island paradise is simply stunning, as you get up close and personal with the world’s largest living organism, "The Great Barrier Reef."

During winter, the weather is perfect, with a water temperature of about 24 degrees Celsius. It's the ultimate time to enjoy a Great Barrier Reef tour. Whales are also in abundance during winter, with FREE Whale Watching from the boat included when whales are sighted.

Great Barrier Reef Tours

Our journey to the Island is on the region’s biggest and best boat to ensure your safety and comfort. It comes with awesome inclusions, such as:

  • Glass Bottom Boat Tours
  • Underwater Observatory on the Reef
  • Semi Submersible Submarine Tour
  • Guided Coral Cay Island Walk
  • Deep Sea Fishing (optional extra)
  • Scuba Diving (optional extra)
  • Swimming with the turtles
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  • Fish Feeding
  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea on the boat.

Join us as we explore one of the Great Barrier Reef's most beautiful coral lagoons and Islands, Lady Musgrave Island. Here we will experience the life and death struggle of migrating birds, turtles and coral, in a place that many would call "Nirvana". Snorkelling, diving and deep-sea fishing are what this place is famous for, as we encounter colours and beauty unsurpassed anywhere in the world.


Your Free StuffKangaroo Feed

On the way to 1770, you will gain FREE ENTRY into a Botique Australian Animal Zoo, where you can Touch a Crocodile, See a Croc Feeding Show and Snake Show, Enjoy a Koala Experience, and hand feed Kangaroos (worth $30).

Your FREE Sunset Tour of 1770 takes in the awesome sights of Busted Bay and the South Pacific. The town of 1770 is one of the only vantage points on the East Coast of Australia to see Sunsets over the ocean and mountains. Experience breathtaking Sunsets while on your Great Barrier Reef tour and much more:Another Awesome Sunset at 1770

  • Take a short walk around a rocky headland and enjoy the rugged scenery
  • See wild Kangaroos and Wallabies
  • See our FREE Sunset Tour page for more details



Accommodation & Meals INCLUDED:Sandcastles beach house outside 2

Your accommodation includes 
4 - share Motel Resort accommodation, 2 x dinners, 2 x Continental Breakfasts and 1 x Lunch (day-2) worth over $80 at no extra cost.
Lunch on Day-1 and Day-3 are buy your own at designated stops during transit.


Optional UPGRADES into Double/Twin Share Motel rooms, Double/Twin Share 5-Star Resort accommodation, and 2 & 3-Bedroom Beach Houses for Families. Luxury Group Accommodation is also available.

Click HERE for ITINERARY and Optional Extra Activities Information.


PRICES (valid to 31st March 2013)



Ex Gold Coast
 Adults - $349
+ $185 Boat Access & Reef Tax
 Concession - $339
+ $185 Boat Access & Reef Tax
6am, Surfers Paradise OUTRIGGER Hotel, 22 View St, Surfers Paradise (wait outside main enterance)
$185 Boat Access & Reef Tax is to be paid to the driver upon departure.
Ex Brisbane
 Adults - $319
+ $185 Boat Access & Reef Tax
 Concession - $309 +
$185 Boat Access & Reef Tax
7:15am, Hotel Jen Brisbane, 159 Roma St, Brisbane(wait outside side enterance)
$185 Boat Access & Reef Tax is to be paid to the driver upon departure.
Ex Sunshine
Hervey Bay
 Adults - $309
+ $185 Boat Access & Reef Tax
 Concession - $299
+ $185 Boat Access & Reef Tax
8:30am, Big Pineapple, Nambour
9:15am Cooroy Train Station, Elm St Cooroy
10:30am Station Square - Mayborough (WIde Bay Transit offers easy access from Hervey Bay to Maryborough on Route 5) Time Table CLICK HERE
$185 Boat Access & Reef Tax is to be paid to the driver upon departure.
Twin Share OR Double Share 
MOTEL upgrade
$150 per personTwin/Double Share(minimum 2 people)
Room has 1 x Double Bed & 2 Single beds
Single Share MotelUpgrade
$300 for single share room
Room has 1 x Double Bed & 2 Single Beds
Luxury Beach House Appartment
Twin share/Double
 $230 per personDouble Share(minimum 2 people)
1 x Room with Double/Twin Beds
Luxury Beach House 3-Bedroom for up to 6 People

 Rent per Appartment - Price on application

Almost any combination of Doubles and Singles to suit - ideal for families


  • The $185 Boat Access and Reef Tax to be paid in Cash to Driver upon departure.
  • $20 Surcharge applies to all tours operating on Chirstmas and Easter Peak Periods
  •  A fuel levy may apply if fuel prices rise above $1.80 per litre