Experience an unforgettable overnight stay on the Great Barrier Reef with the exclusive award winning Reefsleep Experience. Enjoying the unique solitude, intimacy and tranquility of the Great Barrier Reef over two days and one night.


Australia > Queensland > The Whitsundays 

2 Days, 1 Nights

Reefsleep is a two-day/one-night encounter with the Great Barrier Reef – an intimate, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to sleep under the stars. Exclusive Heart Pontoon at Hardy Reef is your destination – a permanently moored pontoon, located 39 nautical miles from shore on the outer Great Barrier Reef. Swim, snorkel, dive and explore this amazing natural ecosystem.

A Standout Among Queensland Hotels
Your journey begins with a cruise to the outer reef through the gorgeous Whitsunday Islands – keep an eye out for migrating Humpback Whales between July and September. Out on the reef, go swimming and snorkelling, ride in a semi-submarine and visit the underwater observatory – followed by a generous buffet lunch. Optional upgrades include guided snorkel safaris, scuba-diving and heli-scenic flights.
After the day-trippers head back to shore, the pontoon and the reef are exclusively yours. Enjoy a sunset drink before your evening meal is served on deck, featuring fresh and delicious local produce. Afterwards, head for the pontoon’s top level and slip into your cozy swag – it’s just you, the ocean and a galaxy of stars.

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All you need to bring to Reefsleep are your basic toiletries, a light jacket, swimwear, your card or cash, and a small overnight bag. Everything else you need to get an intimate, no-barriers Barrier Reef experience is right there waiting for you. Reefsleep also offers convenient packages so couples can save a few bucks along the way.

Dawn on the reef is peaceful and unhurried. There’s time for some more snorkeling after breakfast – the reef is all yours to enjoy – or return to the underwater observatory and watch the reef come to life. After lunch, your Cruise Whitsundays vessel returns you to the mainland. Your night on the reef may be over, but your Reefsleep memories will stay with you forever.


  • Great Barrier Reef


  • One night's Swag Accommodation
  • Return cruise to the the Great Barrier Reef
  • Use of snorkeling equipment and wetsuits
  • Access to underwater viewing chamber
  • Breakfast, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and dinner as noted

Group Size



Daily except Dec 25 and Dec 31


From $467 per person based on double occupancy*

Trip Terms

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Prices are quoted in USD and are ‘from’, per person, based on twin share. Single supplements apply.  Black-out dates may apply. Pricing is subject to availability and all prices, itineraries and routings are subject to change without notice. Prices are current at time of posting (5/1/2019) and may differ when you book your travel. Please call for our current pricing and itinerary details. CA CST: 2076233-40 | WA ID: 601 684 531 | PC-1282498.

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