Tour ID: 10000192

This amazing full day diving and snorkelling adventure, includes two dive sites, a buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea on the breathtaking Great Barrier Reef. You’ll enjoy a free guided snorkel tour and a reef interpretation presentation and you may even opt for a guided scuba dive, if you have had previous training.

  • Dive and Snorkel in the Great Barrier Reef and encounter some of the most exquisite marine life in the world.
  • Explore the best diving and snorkelling craft on the Reef – as you traverse the warm temperate waters en route to your dive sites.
  • Survey the vibrant coral gardens, tropical fish and other marine life and underwater caves of the Heritage Listed Great Barrier Reef.
  • Enjoy a deliciously healthy buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea.

Boarding at approximately 7:40am daily from A Finger, Cairns Marlin Marina, you will travel aboard the magnificent catamaran, for an extraordinary full day adventure, snorkeling and diving the outer coral gardens at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef. From a selection of 16 exceptional reef sites, you will travel to the day's two selected sites. With water level platforms allowing divers and snorkelers to glide straight from the boat to the reef.

Your friendly professional crew and limited guest numbers will ensure a special reef experience, with activities including guided snorkeling, certified diving, ‘first-time’ introductory diving and marine talks. With the newest and most innovative craft on the Reef, incorporating the latest technology and best environmental practices, the craft offers air conditioned comfort, uninterrupted views of the reef, lounge style seating, open access to the wheelhouse and Skipper and a large partially shaded sun deck. Additional features include a huge dive deck with dive gear, snorkel gear, wetsuits and lycra suits, hydraulically lowered stairs and platforms, a sunken lounge and flat screen monitors throughout two levels. Fresh and hot water showers on the back deck add to the supreme comfort and convenience inherent throughout.

Whether snorkeling or diving, the Great Barrier Reef offers a wide range of sensational experiences in clear tropical waters replete with a variety of colourful fish, reefs of spectacular coral and a diversity of marine life, unlike anywhere else in the world. Divers can explore underwater caves, isolated pinnacles and coral gardens. You'll be provided with quality masks and snorkels, booties and fins. Wetsuits and lycra suits are also provided, as well as noodles and snorkel vests for those who like a little more buoyancy. We offer a tanks & weight rate for divers supplying their own scuba equipment.

The crew will give you a comprehensive brief before you enter the water and instruction for first timers. Certified crew members will be in the water for anyone requiring assurance or assistance.

As well as a delicious and healthy buffet lunch, you will also be provided with morning and afternoon tea before returning to Cairns between 4 and 4.30pm.

TTG Code: topninecairnsreefcruises

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    • Fresh, healthy, and tasty buffet style lunch
    • Morning and afternoon tea
    • Quality snorkeling equipment
    • Quality scuba equipment & dive computers
    • Wetsuit and/ or lycra skins
    • Prescription masks if required
    • Free Guided snorkel tour
    • Free Reef Interpretation Presentation
    • Reef Tax included

  • Available for purchase/hire:

    Scuba equipment, nitrox fills -32% (must be pre- arranged)
    Dive computers
    Introductory diving
    Digital camera hire
    Photographer services.

  • Duration:

    Approximately 8.5 hours.

  • Departure:

    8:00 AM Daily

  • Return:

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Boarding is at 07:40am directly at the boat located at A Finger, Cairns Marlin Marina.
    Return transfers are available from Cairns City Hotels at an additional costs $20 per person return and Northern Beaches $25.00 per person return (payable to driver).
    Please contact us at least 24 hours before departure to specify pick up location. Our contact details will be listed on your booking confirmation.

  • What to bring:

    Swim-suit, hat, towel, sunscreen, change or credit card for on board purchases
    Certification Card (for certified divers),
    ... and of course a sense of adventure!

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Child rates for standard snorkel tour apply for children aged 4 to 16 inclusive.
    Children under the age of 4 travel free of charge.
    Children must remain under the supervision of a parent or guardian at all times.
    A minimum 12 years is required for Introductory Diving and 10 years for Certified diving. Child dive prices are the same as adults. Written parental consent is required.
    Under 18 year certified old divers must dive with a parent or guardian (also a certified diver) or purchase the guided dive option.

  • Additional Information:

    Certain medications and medical conditions (eg. history of Asthma, Diabetes, and pregnancy) may exclude you from Scuba Diving
    In the interest of safety we recommend a minimum of 24 hours from the last dive before flying or ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater.

  • Destinations:

    Great Barrier Reef and Outer Barrier Reef

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