The Captain Cook Cruises vessel 'Reef Endeavour' features spacious,
air conditioned staterooms and cabins which open directly to outside decks.
On the 73 metre boat, passengers enjoy the generous public areas, huge
picture windows and luxurious appointments.
Other features include a swimming pool, sauna, spa, gift shop, two lounges,
three bars, conference room, glass bottom boat and all facilities necessary
to fully enjoy one of the world's most wondrous waterways - The Great
A marine naturalist is aboard providing lectures and information to enhance
appreciation of the reef. Snorkelling equipment is complimentary. Meals are
included and are carefully prepared and feature international and Australian
specialties, particularly fresh seafood.
Day 1: Arrive Cairns
Travel to Cairns.
Day 2: Cairns to Fitzroy
Guests have the opportunity to explore this lush, tropical island. Meet the
captain, officers and crew at the Welcome Dinner this evening.
Fitzroy Island to Lizard Island
Cruise north to Lizard Island, pass Cape Tribulation & Bloomfield River
National Park, where the mangrove meets the reef. Weather permitting the
Reef Endeavour will call into historic mainland Cooktown, where James Cook
beached his barque Endeavour in 1770. Once a thriving gold rush town,
Cooktown remains a living museum. In the afternoon an opportunity to visit
the coral cay of Two Isles.
Day 4: Lizard Island
experience the delights of this exclusive island, surrounded by coral reefs.
Stroll along sandy white beaches to secluded blue lagoons, snorkel or dive,
join the marine naturalist on the glass bottom boat or climb 'Cooks
Look' for spectacular Barrier Reef views. Tonight enjoy the Island Night
Day 5: Lizard Island to Ribbon Reef
Home of the Black Marlin and giant Potato Cod, Ribbon Reef is one of the
marine parks most spectacular and remote coral reef destinations. Your
underwater adventure will feature a myriad of coral formations, and a
kaleidoscope of marine life. Snorkel, dive or accompany the marine
naturalist in the glass-bottom boat for breath-taking coral viewing. This
evening youre invited to the Captains Dinner.
Day 6: Ribbon Reef to Cairns
Arrive 8:00; disembark after breakfast
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