View the colourful underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef on this full-day trip from Cairns. Whether you are a snorkeler or a scuba diver, experienced or a novice, this snorkel and dive cruise from Cairns is the perfect day out on the Great Barrier Reef. Visiting three different dive sites you’ll discover the abundant marine life and diversity of coral which the Great Barrier Reef is world-famous for.
- Cruise from Cairns to the Outer Great Barrier Reef
- Use of snorkel equipment
- Use of dive equipment (if option selected)
- Snorkel tour with reef guide
- Choice of snorkelling, introductory or certified diving (option selected at time of booking)
- Prescription masks
- Buffet lunch
- Morning tea
- Afternoon tea
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- GST (Goods and Services Tax)
- Environmental Management Charge
- Tour conducted in English
Snorkel or dive at some of the best known dive sites off Cairns such as Flynn, Milln and Thetford reefs for their abundance of marine life. The sites offer excellent wall dives, swim-throughs and overhangs, great for both novice and experienced divers. you can expect to see an abundance of fish species, hard corals such as staghorn, table, plate and boulder coral, and many species of soft corals.
Your day begins with pickup from your Cairns hotel to board the boat at Marlin Wharf. The ultra modern 29 meter catamaran will be your base for the day. Throughout the day you’ll visit three different locations which may include Thetford, Milln and Flynn Reef. Each stop showcases a different aspect of the beautiful Great Barrier Reef. At each site you have the choice to snorkel, dive or a combination of both.
If you have never tried scuba diving you can choose to do one or two introductory dives, or you may prefer to stick to snorkelling and explore all three sites from the surface. A crew member will take those interested on a guided snorkel tour at one of the reef locations. Certified divers can choose to partake in up to three certified dives. Whatever you choose, your Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise includes up to five hours in the water.
The friendly crew will be happy to answer any questions you have throughout the day. The boat features full bar facilities, fresh water showers and expansive sundecks overlooking the Coral Sea. A tropical buffet lunch will be served between sites, along with morning and afternoon tea.
Departure Point: Cairns hotels
Departure Time: Cruise departs from the Marlin Wharf at 8:30am. Hotel pick ups are between 7:30am and 8:00am.
Return Details: Returns to original departure point
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Was brilliant, not too many people so had personal service! Crew were excellent and ready to serve your every need! The fish were amazing too! Well worth the money.
Reviewed by: Samantha M, United Kingdom